Matthew Pistilli (RW)
Fort Wayne Komets
Profile: 2007-08-- Ranked third in the QMJHL with 56 assists and ranked seventh with 93 points for a career juniors year before helping to lead Gatineau in the playoffs to the 2008 QMJHL championship with 11 goals and 28 points in 19 post-season games.
2008-09-- Completed his fourth full year in the QMJHL leading Shawinigan with 45 goals and ranked seventh in the league with 86 points. Helped Shawinigan to the finals scoring 13 goals and 20 points in 21 playoff games. Received the QMJHL Humanitarian of the Year Award. Signed a three-year entry level contract with the Carolina Hurricanes NHL as an undrafted free agent 5/20/09.
2009-10-- Began his pro career skating 11 games with Florida in the ECHL and made his AHL debut with Albany posting five goals and eight points in 41 games. Made his pro playoff debut scoring three goals and nine points in eight games with Florida.
2010-11-- Split the year with Florida ECHL (27 games) and Charlotte AHL (50 games).
2011-12-- Spent the entire season with Charlotte scoring 12 goals and 25 points in 73 AHL games.
2012-13-- Split the season in the ECHL with South Carolina and Florida and set pro career highs of 25 goals, 49 assists and 74 points (5th in the ECHL) in 74 total games. Also logged three AHL games with Charlotte.
2013-14-- Completed his fifth pro year sharing time with Charlotte and Bridgeport in the AHL while also appearing in 31 ECHL games with Florida (17g, 23a, 40pts).
2014-15-- Participated in the Lake Erie AHL training camp. Released and added to the Fort Wayne roster 10/7/14. Named ECHL Player of the Week for the period of Oct. 20-26 (3gp, 2g, 3a, +4). Signed PTO with Norfolk AHL 11/17/14 after appearing in 12 games with Fort Wayne. Logged 10 games with Norfolk (1g, 2a) before being released from PTO with Norfolk and returned to Fort Wayne 12/11/14.
ECHL totals through 2013-14: 143gp, 59g, 90a, 149pts, 93pim. AHL totals: 201gp, 30g, 37a, 67pts, 62pim.