Milano Rossoblu have signed former Vernon Vipers defenceman Matt Waddell. Milano Rossoblu is an ice hockey team from Milan, Italy. It is currently playing in Serie A, the highest level of ice hockey competition in Italy. In 7 games with Rossoblu Waddell has two assists.
Waddell started the season with ESV Kaufbeuren. ESV Kaufbeuren is a professional ice hockey team based in Kaufbeuren, Germany that play in DEL2 the second level of ice hockey in Germany. Waddell signed with ESV Kaufbeuren on September 7th 2014. In 34 games this season with ESV Kaufbeuren Waddell collected (4-goals-13-assists-17-points) after playing last season with the HC Nikko Ice Bucks, an Asia League Ice Hockey team based in Nikkō, Tochigi, Japan. In 41 games last year with the Ice Bucks Waddell collected (8-goals-26-assists-34-points).
After four years at Ohio State University Waddell spent one season (2007-08) in the East Coast Hockey League & American Hockey League with Charlotte & Hartford. Since 2008 Waddell has played overseas in seven different leagues with eight different teams.
Waddell played two years in Vernon (2001-2003). In 110 games with the Vipers Waddell collected (9-goals-44-assists-53-points).
Matt Waddell's Player Profile:
This is posted on the Rossoblu website:
January 8, 2015
Matt Waddell: a reinforcement for the Hockey Milan
THE Hockey Milan rossoblu, and am pleased to announce the agreement reached with the player Matt Waddell for the continuation of the sports season.
The inclusion of Matt Waddell in the Roster rossoblu and due to the forthcoming commitments of the Coppa Italia and the busy agenda of the Championship.
Matt Waddell - Class 1984 - born in Vernon (BC - Canada) defender - carton left. 185 Cm x 93 kg.
Defender with the vitiation of goals and the point, a past history of NCAA, and a year in ECHL (63 games and 18 points including 4 goals) year in which, among other things, Matt made his debut in AHL with the Hartford Wolf Pack, with which dispute 12 games.
In the two years following Matt lands in Europe, in the season 2008/2009 in Allsvenskan and in season 2009/2010 in Mestis in the following year between the row of the Hungarian team of the Miskolci Jegesmedve JSE.
Matt is not new or even the italian ice. In the beautiful Country has played for two consecutive years, in the seasons 2011/2012 to Pontebba, being the defender with the highest number of points made in the league) and in the season 2012/2013 to Alleghe (being the defender with the greater number of goals made in the series A).
Matt comes out of the 2, alloy in which this year has started the season with the mesh of the ESV Kaufbeuren with whom he played 34 games making 17 points (4 goals and 13 assists).
Today Matt Waddell clothe the mesh number #79 Rossoblu