Peca: Multilayered Man

 January 28th, 2019 MONTREAL – Do you know a lot of players who have embarked on a volunteering trip just a week after being drafted into the NHL? Well, if you’re a Habs fan, you know at least one: Matthew Peca. A week after hearing his name being called at the Xcel Energy Center in Saint

Matthew Peca excited for chance to move up Canadiens’ depth chart Eric EngelsSeptember 18, 2018, 12:38 PM MONTREAL— I’m not going to lie, I did a double take when I saw the Montreal Canadiens had signed Matthew Peca to a two-year, $2.6 million contract on July 1. Sure, this was a team that desperately needed to add centres in the off-season. But signing a five-foot-eight, 25-year-old who had 20

Canadians: Peca took advantage of a rare contract

(translated) Original: JEAN-FRANÇOIS CHAUMONT Saturday, September 15, 2018 21:52Update Saturday, September 15, 2018 21:52 Matthew Peca has donned the Tampa Bay Lightning uniform for 20 games, ten in 2016-17 and another ten in 2017-18. Despite a modest experience in the NHL, the small 25-year-old center was a coveted player in the opening of the free-agent market.

Matthew Peca on the right foot Posted on 17 September 2018 at 09:44 | Updated at 09:44 (Translated) Matthew Peca PHOTO ROBERT SKINNER, LA PRESSE GUILLAUME LEFRANÇOIS Press Yesterday’s intra-team match gave us a rare opportunity to evaluate 42 Canadian players in a match context. Who distinguished himself? Who came out less? Good job Matthew Peca Forget the fact that he scored; this kind of

Hungry, desperate Matthew Peca just what Lightning need

Hungry, desperate Matthew Peca just what Lightning need Winnipeg Jets’ Dustin Byfuglien (33) delivers a big hit on Tampa Bay Lightning’s Matthew Peca (63) during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (Trevor Hagan/The Canadian Press via AP) By Roger Mooney Published: January 31, 2018 Updated: January 31, 2018

Matthew Peca re-signs for another year with the Tampa Bay Lightning

by Achariya@tanyarezak  Jul 5, 2017, 10:02am EDT   Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images This past season, Matthew Peca scored his first NHL goal at the age of 23, in his fourth game with the Tampa Bay Lightning. He played ten games in all with the big club, and contributed to a long and successful Syracuse Crunch playoff run. A few

#AHLOTB: Matthew Peca making a name in SYR

December 26, 2015 Photo: Scott Thomas By Evan Stockton | AHL On The Beat Archive   Put yourself, for a moment, in the shoes of Matthew Peca. You’re a bright-eyed 21-year-old forward who has just completed his senior season at Quinnipiac University (Connecticut), having posted your fourth straight season of 30 points or more. You

Peca Getting Comfortable, Consistent With Crunch

Submitted by jghoughtaling on November 17, 2015 – 09:11 By Jeremy Houghtaling Matthew Peca’s goals in back-to-back games looked eerily similar. The Syracuse Crunch center picked the puck off the half wall, danced through multiple defenders to the slot, and wristed a shot into the back of the net. Peca used his speed and skill