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USA Matt Carle

a.k.a. "Matthew Carle"

#25 Nashville Predators / NHL - 16/17

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Matt Carle Facts

Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
39
Height
6'0" / 183 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
196 lbs / 89 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
-
Status
Retired
Agency
Highlights
1-time U18 WJC Gold Medal 1
1-time U20 WJC Gold Medal 1
1-time World Championship Bronze Medal 1
2-time NCAA (Championship) Winner 2
2-time NCAA (West) First All-American Team 2
1-time NCAA Top Collegiate Player (Hobey Baker Award) 1
1-time NHL All-Rookie Team 1
1-time USHL Defenseman of the Year 1

Carle is a very mobile defenseman who skates really well. Owns good vision from the backend and great passing ability. Isn't very large, but is solid defensively.

Brothers: David Carle and Alex Carle

Team Staff profile of Matt Carle also available

Matt Carle Statistics

S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1999-00 Alaska All Stars 18U AAA 18U AAA 42* 14* 28* 42* -* -* |
2000-01 U.S. National U17 Team NTDP 13* 0* 1* 1* -* -* |
USA U17 WHC-17 6* 0* 0* 0* 2* -* |
U.S. National U18 Team NAHL 55* 1* 4* 5* 33* -* |
2001-02 USNTDP Juniors USHL 12* 0* 0* 0* 21* -* |
U.S. National U17 Team NTDP 7* 1* 2* 3* 0* -* |
U.S. National U18 Team NTDP 45* 3* 13* 16* 30* -* |
USA U18 WJC-18 8* 0* 3* 3* 2* 6* |
2002-03 River City Lancers USHL 59* 12* 30* 42* 98* 26* | Playoffs 11 2 2 4 20 3
2003-04 Univ. of Denver NCAA 30* 5* 21* 26* 33* -* |
USA U20 WJC-20 6* 1* 0* 1* 4* 1* |
2004-05 Univ. of Denver NCAA 43* 13* 31* 44* 68* -* |
2005-06 Univ. of Denver “C” NCAA 39* 11* 42* 53* 58* 21* |
San Jose Sharks NHL 12* 3* 3* 6* 14* -2* | Playoffs 11 0 3 3 4 1
2006-07 San Jose Sharks NHL 77* 11* 31* 42* 30* 9* | Playoffs 11 2 3 5 0 3
Worcester Sharks AHL 3* 0* 2* 2* 0* 1* |
2007-08 San Jose Sharks NHL 62* 2* 13* 15* 26* -8* | Playoffs 11 0 1 1 4 0
2008-09 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 12* 1* 1* 2* 6* 1* |
Philadelphia Flyers NHL 64* 4* 20* 24* 16* 2* | Playoffs 6 0 3 3 4 0
2009-10 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 80* 6* 29* 35* 16* 19* | Playoffs 23 1 12 13 8 6
2010-11 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 82* 1* 39* 40* 23* 30* | Playoffs 11 0 4 4 2 -8
2011-12 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 82* 4* 34* 38* 36* 4* | Playoffs 11 2 4 6 6 -3
2012-13 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 48* 5* 17* 22* 4* 1* |
USA “A” WC 10* 0* 2* 2* 0* 0* |
2013-14 Tampa Bay Lightning “A” NHL 82* 2* 29* 31* 28* 11* | Playoffs 4 1 0 1 0 -3
2014-15 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 59* 4* 14* 18* 26* 12* | Playoffs 25 0 3 3 4 -10
2015-16 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 64* 2* 7* 9* 26* 4* | Playoffs 14 0 5 5 4 1
2016-17 Nashville Predators NHL 6* 0* 1* 1* 0* -1* |

Matt Carle Tournament Statistics

S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1997-98 Alaska All Stars Peewee QC Int PW -* -* -* -* -* -* |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2021-22 Minnesota Wild NHL Amateur Scout
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Matt Carle Career Totals

League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
18U AAA 1 42* 14* 28* 42* 1.00* -* -* | 0 * * * * * *
AHL 1 3* 0* 2* 2* 0.67* 0* 1* | 0 * * * * * *
NAHL 1 55* 1* 4* 5* 0.09* 33* -* | 0 * * * * * *
NCAA 3 112* 29* 94* 123* 1.10* 159* 21* | 0 * * * * * *
NHL 12 730* 45* 238* 283* 0.39* 251* 82* | 10 127 6 * 38 * 44 * 0.35 * 36 * -13 *
NTDP 2 65* 4* 16* 20* 0.31* 30* -* | 0 * * * * * *
QC Int PW 1 -* -* -* -* -* -* -* | 0 * * * * * *
USHL 2 71* 12* 30* 42* 0.59* 119* 26* | 1 11 2 * 2 * 4 * 0.36 * 20 * 3 *
WC 1 10* 0* 2* 2* 0.20* 0* 0* | 0 * * * * * *
WHC-17 1 6* 0* 0* 0* 0.00* 2* -* | 0 * * * * * *
WJC-18 1 8* 0* 3* 3* 0.38* 2* 6* | 0 * * * * * *
WJC-20 1 6* 1* 0* 1* 0.17* 4* 1* | 0 * * * * * *
* Some data is missing to provide a correct summary.
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Matt Carle Connections

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DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
11/25/2016
11/25/2016 Confirmed Nashville Predators Retired
07/27/2016
07/27/2016 Confirmed Tampa Bay Lightning Nashville Predators
06/30/2016
06/30/2016 Confirmed Tampa Bay Lightning Unknown
07/04/2012
07/04/2012 Confirmed Philadelphia Flyers Tampa Bay Lightning

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Matt Carle Biography and Trivia

Drafted 2000, 6 #106 overall by Seattle Thunderbirds in the WHL Bantam Draft

Cult/Star player for Omaha Lancers

Cult/Star player for Univ. of Denver

Selected Hobey Baker Award winner -- 2006

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