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Matt Puempel, LW

Shoots: L

Height: 6-0

Weight: 190

Born: 1993-01-24

Hometown: Essex, Ontario

Drafted: 2011 by Ottawa, 24th overall








October 2013 – It has been an average season so far for Matt Puempel, although he isn’t entirely to blame. Originally the Windsor-native was slotted beside Mika Zibanejad and Mark Stone, but since Zibanejad’s recall and Stone's injury, Puempel now plays alongside Jimmy O’Brien and Darren Kramer. For Puempel to be effective he needs to play on the top line with creative players. Nathan Martin


December 2012 - Kitchener Rangers' leading scorer, Matt Puempel, has been sidelined since late November with a shoulder injury and remains day-to-day.  He was also a notable omission from the Canadian National Junior camp for the upcoming 2013 World Junior Championship in Ufa, Russia. Puempel continues to lead the Rangers with 21 goals and 28 points through 26 games this season.  Brendan Ross


October 2012 - Matt Puempel was named to the 2012 Subway Super Series Team OHL Roster slated to compete in a six-game series versus the Russian National Junior Team in November. Brendan Ross

February 2012 – Matt Puempel has been a consistent offensive threat throughout three seasons with the Peterborough Petes. He has always been above a point per game on a season, but hasn’t shown significant improvements offensively since joining the OHL. Even so, Puempel is a smart player who can be both a playmaker and goal scorer. Thomas Wall


Fantasy Outlook: B -

Facing a Senators lineup that is lacking depth, Puempel will have great opportunities for success..




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