The Buffalo Sabres have loaned former Vernon Vipers forward Matt Moulson to the American Hockey League Ontario Reign.
Moulson was in his fourth season with the Sabres, went pointless in 14 games this season before being placed on waivers December 4th 2017.
Moulson has played the past eleven seasons in the NHL with four different teams (Los Angeles, New York Islanders, Minnesota and Buffalo. Moulson was drafted 263rd overall by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 9th round of the 2003 NHL Entry Draft.
Moulson attended the 2001 Vernon Vipers training camp, was released during camp.
Former Vernon Vipers forward Justin Bourne (2001-2003) write's a good story on his blog about Matt Moulson and the two attending the Vipers training camp in 2001.
Matt Moulson's Player Profile:
This was posted on the Reign website:
Reign Receive Veteran Forward Matt Moulson on Loan from Buffalo
Dec 5, 2017
Ontario, CA – The Ontario Reign, American Hockey League Affiliate of the Los Angeles Kings, have received forward Matt Moulson on loan from the Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League.
Moulson, 34, appeared in 14 games with the Sabres this season, recording no points before being placed on waivers. The North York, Ontario, native, who has family living in the Los Angeles area, is a veteran of 650 NHL games over 11 seasons with the Kings (2007-09), New York Islanders (2009-14), Sabres (2013-18) and Minnesota Wild (2013-14) totaling 369 points (176 goals, 193 assists). His brother-in-law is current Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick and he is also the brother-in-law of former Reign forward Sean Backman.
The 6-foot-1, 203-pound forward last skated in the AHL with the Kings’ affiliate, the Manchester Monarchs, in 2008-09 and picked up 160 points (74 goals, 86 assists) in 188 games over three seasons. During his rookie season in 2006-07, Moulson led the Monarchs in scoring with 57 points (25 goals, 32 assists), skated with then-rookie and current Kings veteran Trevor Lewis and helped the team to the third round of the Calder Cup Playoffs before falling to the Hershey Bears. With the Kings, he contributed 10 points (six goals, four assists) in 29 games.
The Ontario Reign continue a five-game road tonight, Tuesday, December 5 against the Tucson Roadrunners at 6:00 and move on to battle the Texas Stars (Dec. 9, 13) and San Antonio Rampage (Dec. 10). Follow along on Twitter at Twitter.com/OntarioReign.
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