Ottawa Senators Hockey Club

Ottawa Senators Hockey Club

July 17, 2007 13:43 ET

Senators Sign Defenceman Matt Kinch

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 17, 2007) - The Ottawa Senators announced today the signing of defenceman Matt Kinch to a one-year contract.

Kinch, 27, has played the last two seasons in the German Hockey League, most recently with the Straubing Tigers. He recorded four goals, 20 assists and 36 penalty minutes in 51 games during the 2006-07 season with Straubing.

A native of Red Deer, Alta., Kinch was Buffalo's fifth-round draft choice (146th overall) in the 1999 NHL entry draft. He last played in North America with the American Hockey League's Hartford Wolf Pack during the 2003-04 season.



MATT KINCH, Defenceman, shoots left, 5'11", 185 lbs.
Born: Feb. 17, 1980 (Red Deer, Alta.)
Drafted: Buffalo's fifth-round pick (146th overall) in the 1999 NHL entry
draft.


Regular season Playoffs
Season Club League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts IM
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1995-96 Calgary WHL 1 0 1 1 2 - - - - -
1996-97 Calgary WHL 64 10 22 32 31 - - - - -
1997-98 Calgary WHL 55 7 24 31 13 18 3 2 5 4
1998-99 Calgary WHL 68 14 69 83 16 21 7 23 30 8
1999-00 Calgary WHL 62 14 61 75 24 13 2 12 14 8
2000-01 Calgary WHL 70 18 66 84 52 12 3 6 9 6
2001-02 Charlotte ECHL 26 3 12 15 13 5 3 2 5 0
Hartford AHL 40 1 7 8 4 - - - - -
2002-03 Hartford AHL 66 7 22 29 28 2 0 0 0 0
2003-04 Hartford AHL 67 1 19 20 38 1 0 0 0 0
2004-05 Salzburg EC Aust 37 1 12 13 18 - - - - -
2005-06 Langnau Swiss-A 25 1 4 5 14 - - - - -
Ingolstadt ERC DEL 16 1 2 3 16 7 0 0 0 4
2006-07 Straubing DEL 51 4 20 24 36 - - - - -

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