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USA Matt Rust
#13 Wheeling Nailers / ECHL - 11/12
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Database: 858 654 players
Last added: Ély Boucher
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Petri Kontiola 55 14 41 55
2. Daniel Audette 60 13 37 50
3. Josh Kestner 59 24 25 49
4. Ahti Oksanen 53 22 26 48
5. Robin Press 58 17 31 48
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
C
Age
32
Height
5'9" / 175 cm
Weight
194 lbs / 88 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
-
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time U18 WJC Silver Medal 1
2-time NCAA (CCHA) Champion 2

A fast-skating forward, Rust plays a strong two-way game. He is a good defensive forward and plays with a lot of grit and energy. Also has solid abilities on offense and good hockey sense.
Erik K. Piri, EP

Brother: Bryan Rust

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2003-04 Honeybaked 14U AAA 14U AAA - - - - - |
2004-05 Honeybaked 18U AAA MWEHL 51 16 22 38 31 5 |
2005-06 U.S. National U17 Team USDP 32 7 5 12 22 |
U.S. National U18 Team NAHL 36 9 8 17 36 | Playoffs 12 2 0 2 0
USA U17 WHC-17 6 1 1 2 4 |
2006-07 U.S. National U18 Team USDP 33 3 11 14 46 |
U.S. National U18 Team NAHL 15 9 6 15 31 |
USA U18 WJC-18 7 2 2 4 6 3 |
2007-08 Univ. of Michigan NCAA 38 12 11 23 69 13 |
USA U20 WJC-20 6 0 0 0 8 -2 |
2008-09 Univ. of Michigan NCAA 37 11 11 22 39 18 |
USA U20 WJC-20 6 3 1 4 10 2 |
2009-10 Univ. of Michigan NCAA 45 13 27 40 24 21 |
2010-11 Univ. of Michigan “A” NCAA 44 5 21 26 41 14 |
2011-12 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 43 4 7 11 14 1 | Playoffs 2 1 0 1 0 3
Wheeling Nailers ECHL 3 0 0 0 0 -4 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2003-04 Honeybaked 14U AAA Big Nickel Bantam 3 3 2 5 4 |
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
14U AAA 1 - - - - - - - | 0
AHL 1 43 4 7 11 0.26 14 1 | 1 2 1 0 1 0.50 0 3
Big Nickel Bantam 1 3 3 2 5 1.67 4 - | 0
ECHL 1 3 0 0 0 0.00 0 -4 | 0
MWEHL 1 51 16 22 38 0.75 31 5 | 0
NAHL 2 51 18 14 32 0.63 67 - | 1 12 2 0 2 0.17 0 -
NCAA 4 164 41 70 111 0.68 173 66 | 0
USDP 2 65 10 16 26 0.40 68 - | 0
WHC-17 1 6 1 1 2 0.33 4 - | 0
WJC-18 1 7 2 2 4 0.57 6 3 | 0
WJC-20 2 12 3 1 4 0.33 18 0 | 0
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Ben Winnett (F) 2007-2012 5 Univ. of Michigan, Wheeling Nailers
Scooter Vaughan (D) 2007-2012 5 Univ. of Michigan, Wheeling Nailers
David Wohlberg (F) 2006-2011 4 U.S. National U18 Team, Univ. of Michigan
Colin Wilson (F) 2005-2009 4 U.S. National U17 Team, U.S. National U18 Team, USA U17, USA U18, USA U20

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Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
10/11/2011
10/11/2011 Confirmed Univ. of Michigan Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins
03/03/2010
03/03/2010 Confirmed Florida Panthers Columbus Blue Jackets
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