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Canada Italy Matt Fornataro

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Last added: Axel Matti
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jordan Dumais 44 35 56 91
2. Zachary Bolduc 43 30 50 80
3. Théo Rochette 47 32 44 76
4. Justin Gill 50 34 37 71
5. Maxime Pellerin 48 32 33 65
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
C
Age
37
Height
6'0" / 183 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
190 lbs / 86 kg
Shoots
R
Youth Team
-
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time NCAA (East) Second All-American Team 1
1-time USHL Clark Cup Champion 1

Brother: Nathan Fornataro

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2001-02 Calgary Royals AJHL 59 19 19 38 54 - |
Canada Pacific U17 WHC-17 - - - - - - |
2002-03 Waterloo Black Hawks USHL 54 15 20 35 74 1 | Playoffs 7 2 2 4 8 -3
2003-04 Waterloo Black Hawks USHL 60 16 28 44 79 -16 | Playoffs 12 3 5 8 14 1
2004-05 Univ. of New Hampshire NCAA 41 8 12 20 42 - |
2005-06 Univ. of New Hampshire NCAA 38 5 17 12 18 -5 |
2006-07 Univ. of New Hampshire NCAA 39 13 27 40 34 17 |
2007-08 Univ. of New Hampshire “C” NCAA 38 18 28 46 52 18 |
Syracuse Crunch AHL 1 1 0 1 0 2 |
2008-09 Worcester Sharks AHL 51 10 15 25 30 -10 | Playoffs 1 0 1 1 0 1
Phoenix Roadrunners ECHL 21 9 9 18 54 -5 |
2009-10 South Carolina Stingrays ECHL 33 18 18 36 25 1 |
Houston Aeros AHL 1 0 0 0 0 1 |
Norfolk Admirals AHL 45 11 7 18 22 -5 |
2010-11 Norfolk Admirals AHL 70 17 25 42 35 9 | Playoffs 6 0 4 4 0 1
2011-12 Norfolk Admirals AHL 46 5 20 25 22 4 |
Rockford IceHogs AHL 23 3 6 9 8 2 |
2012-13 VIK Västerås HK HockeyAllsvenskan 48 16 32 48 40 8 | Kvalserien SHL 10 4 2 6 22 -4
2013-14 Leksands IF SHL 29 2 4 6 26 -12 |
VIK Västerås HK HockeyAllsvenskan 21 4 8 12 24 5 | Kvalserien SHL 10 2 2 4 6 -6
2014-15 VIK Västerås HK HockeyAllsvenskan 12 1 1 2 18 -5 |
Mora IK HockeyAllsvenskan 35 8 14 22 62 3 | Qualification 5 3 3 6 2 4
2015-16 Graz99ers EBEL 43 10 16 26 24 0 |
Manchester Monarchs ECHL 24 9 9 18 14 -3 | Playoffs 5 1 3 4 4 -6
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 5 237 47 73 120 0.51 117 3 | 2 7 0 5 5 0.71 0 2
AJHL 1 59 19 19 38 0.64 54 - | 0
ECHL 3 78 36 36 72 0.92 93 -7 | 1 5 1 3 4 0.80 4 -6
HockeyAllsvenskan 3 116 29 55 84 0.72 144 11 | 3 25 9 7 16 0.64 30 -6
EBEL (ICEHL) 1 43 10 16 26 0.60 24 0 | 0
NCAA 4 156 44 84 118 0.76 146 30 | 0
SHL 1 29 2 4 6 0.21 26 -12 | 0
USHL 2 114 31 48 79 0.69 153 -15 | 2 19 5 7 12 0.63 22 -2
WHC-17 1 - - - - - - - | 0
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DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
02/10/2016
02/10/2016 Confirmed Graz99ers Manchester Monarchs
08/31/2015
08/31/2015 Confirmed Mora IK Graz99ers
10/25/2014
10/25/2014 Confirmed VIK Västerås HK Mora IK
04/08/2014
04/08/2014 Extension VIK Västerås HK VIK Västerås HK
12/23/2013
12/23/2013 Confirmed Leksands IF VIK Västerås HK
05/15/2013
05/15/2013 Confirmed VIK Västerås HK Leksands IF
09/18/2012
09/18/2012 Confirmed Rockford IceHogs VIK Västerås HK
02/22/2012
02/22/2012 Confirmed Norfolk Admirals Rockford IceHogs
07/13/2011
07/13/2011 Extension Norfolk Admirals Norfolk Admirals
08/05/2010
08/05/2010 Extension Norfolk Admirals Norfolk Admirals
02/04/2010
02/04/2010 Extension Norfolk Admirals Norfolk Admirals
01/02/2010
01/02/2010 Loan South Carolina Stingrays Norfolk Admirals
10/23/2009
10/23/2009 Confirmed Houston Aeros South Carolina Stingrays
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Drafted 2000, 9 #146 overall by Medicine Hat Tigers in the WHL Bantam Draft

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