Matt Day, a 2011 Palos Verdes graduate, is making waves in the Minnesota Junior Hockey League.
Day earned the Minnesota Division Player of the Month award for February. Day, a top-scoring defenseman, helped hold opponents to two goals or less in five of the seven games. He also had two goals and two assists.
From: Daily Breeze, Big honor for PV grad, Posted: March 5th, 2013
Austin Rust and Matt Day also played well, scoring two goals apiece. Day is second in the MnJHL among defensemen with 43 points (12 goals, 31 assists). Gorino, Richardson and Day all scored on the power play.
From: Post Bulletin, Ice Hawks Destroy Crusaders, Posted: February 17th, 2013
Rochester received a big game from Matt Day. He finished with a goal and five assists for a game-high six points. "Aside from the last five minutes or so, we didn't let them get to us with the physical play," Day said. "It was nice to put the puck in the net like we did. We feel like we're really back to where we should be now." "I was extremely happy with the way we played," Day said. "We outworked them and it paid off." From: Post Bulletin, Ice Hawks move to 2-0 at showcase with blowout win Posted: Dec 11, 2012
Matt Day had a strong effort to lead the Ice Hawks. He finished with two goals and an assist. After back-to-back Crusaders scores, the Ice Hawks ended the first with three straight goals. Antonio Baccari, Paulson and Tencza all lit the lamp while Matt Day, Luke Richardson, Martin, Sandwick, Josiah Habighorst and Paulson added assists. Austin Rust and Day scored to open the second period, and the blowout was on. Day added a third-period goal, with Drew Carlson notching the helper. From: Post Bulletin, Ice Hawks Back On Track, Posted: Nov 12, 2012, 7:24am
The Ice Hawks came flying out of the gates, scoring three times in the opening period. Matt Day, Brent Kallio and Rust all scored in the opening frame. Day kicked things off with a power-play tally 10:34 into the first.
From: Post Bulletin, Ice Hawks clip Owls in high-scoring tilt; Posted: Sep 17, 2012, 8:08 am
Asked for a newcomer he expects to make an immediate impact, Fatis offered two names - defenseman Matt Day and forward Luke Richardson. "Day is an incredibly skilled defenseman who's going to score a lot of points this season," Fatis said. From: Post Bulletin, Ice Hawks open Sunday in Bloomington Posted: Sep 07, 2012, 6:48 am
Puck moving Right-shot solid defender with excellent vision. Understands the position well, developes and anticipates play.
2011-2012 MetJHL Playoffs-2 GP 0 goals, 2 assists, 2 total points, 0 PIM, Leading scoring D-man for Walpole and tied for 1st in Overall Team Scoring
2011-2012 Regular Season-Finished 2nd for Defenseman scoring in the MET; 1st in D-Man scoring and 3rd in overall scoring for the Walpole Express.Finalist for MET "Best Offensive Defenseman of the Year" award
EJHL Winter Showcase 2012, 0 goals and 4 assists total of 4 points, top 10 of all defenseman scoring.
Named to the 2011-2012 MetJHL All-Star Team as a top Defenseman.
Was named back-to-back "Most Improved Player" 2009-2010 and 2010-2011 for the Long Beach Bombers, WSHL Jr. Tier III.
Named to the 2010-2011 WSHL All-Star Team that represented at Jr. Nationals 2011.
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