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#2 Matt Greene
Position: Defense
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 218
Year: Junior
Hometown: Grand Ledge, Mich.
High School: Green Bay-USHL
Matt Greene
Courtesy: UND Athletics Media Relations
Release: 06/06/2006

 

Team captain.

2003-04: Named to the All-WCHA Academic Team ... More than quadrupled the four points he scored in 2002-03 as a freshman ... Led all Fighting Sioux defensemen with a career-high 16 assists ... Ranked sixth overall on the team in helpers ... Twice notched a career-high two assists in a game ... Both outings came in UND's last 11 games ... Enjoyed a career-long five-game point streak from Dec. 28 to Jan. 10 in which he collected five assists ... Tied for third on team with +33 rating ... Ranked second on the team with 86 penalty minutes ... Scored his first career goal against Minnesota (Nov. 8), snapping a 45-game drought to start his career ... Earned second letter.

2002-03: Represented the U.S. at the 2003 World Junior Championships in Halifax, Nova Scotia ... Winner of UND's Tom Hoghaug Memorial Scholarship as freshman who demonstrates initiative, character and a sense of responsibility ... Played in 39 games and notched four assists ... Finished second among UND rookies with a +11 plus/minus rating ... Led UND in penalties (62) and PIM (135) ... His 62 penalties were tied for the third-highest single season total in UND history ... His 135 PIM ranked eighth ... Earned first-career point when he picked up an assist at Minnesota (Jan. 11) ... Named WCHA Rookie of the Week (Oct. 14) ... Earned first letter.

Before UND: Drafted by Edmonton in the second round (44th overall) in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft ... Spent 2001-02 season with Green Bay Gamblers of the USHL ... Named to All-USHL Second Team ... Played in 2002 USHL Prospects / All-Star Game ... Scored four goals and 20 assists in 55 games ... Led Green Bay defensemen in scoring ... Tied for team lead in penalty minutes (150) ... Added one assist and team-high 31 penalty minutes in seven playoff games ... Played for Team USA in 2002 Viking Cup Tournament ... Spent 2000-01 season with the U.S. National Development Team ... Notched 10 assists and 121 PIM in 54 games ... Played for Team USA in the World Under-18 Tournament in Lahti, Finland in April 2001 ... Won silver medal with Team USA at the Five Nations Cup Tournament in Salt Lake City in November 2000.

Personal: A 2001 graduate of Grand Ledge High School ... Majoring in communication ... Son of James and Darcy Greene.

Greene’s Career Statistics
OVERALL
Year GP  G  A PTS  PEN PP SH GW 
02-03  39   0   4    4 62/135   0  0   0
03-04  40   1  16   17  43/86   0  0   0
Totals  79   1  20   21 105/221  0  0   0

WCHA
Year GP  G  A PTS  PEN PP SH GW 
02-03  26   0   4    4  38/87   0  0   0
03-04  27   1  13   14  34/68   0  0   0
Totals  53   1  17   18 72/155   0  0   0