UND M Hockey BIO
Matt Frattin
Player Profile:
Matt Frattin 142722
Position: Forward
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 206
Year: Senior
Hometown: Edmonton, Alberta
High School: Fort Saskatchewan-AJHL
Major: Recreation and Tourism Studies

2010-11 (Senior): Hobey Baker Award ‘Hobey Hat Trick’ finalist ... An American Hockey Coaches Association (AHCA) All-America West first-team selection ... College Hockey News Player of the Year ... All-College Hockey News and All-USCHO First Team ... Named North Dakota Associated Press Sportswriters and Sportsbroadcasters Association (NDAPSSA) Male College Athlete of the Year ... WCHA Player of the Year ... All-WCHA First Team ... WCHA scoring champion (40 points in 28 league games) ... Named to All-Academic WCHA team for second time in his career ... Two-time WCHA Offensive Player of the Week ... Named UND's Glenn "Red" Jarrett Male Athlete of the Year (all sports) ... Received UND's Jeff Anderson Hockey Scholarship as the team's most valuable player ... First-ever recipient of UND’s Virg Foss 3-Star Award, for most 3-star selections during home games as voted by the print media ... Named to Athletics Director’s Fall Honor Roll ... Was named the Hockey Commissioners' Association (HCA) National Division I Player of the Month for March/April ... Named WCHA Final Five Most Valuable Player after scoring the game-winning goal in both games ... Scored double-overtime winner in championship game against No. 5 Denver (March 19), and tallied the game-winner with 5:40 left in the third period of UND’s semifinal tilt against No. 13 Colorado College (March 18) ... Was also named to WCHA Final Five All-Tournament Team ... Led the NCAA with 36 goals, five more than any other player in the nation and eight more than any other WCHA player ... His 36 goals were tied for ninth-most in UND history and were the most by a Sioux since Russ Romaniuk scored 40 in 1990-91 ... Also led the nation in goals per game (0.82) ... Ranked second nationally and led the overall WCHA scoring race with 60 points ... Tied for second in the WCHA with three shorthanded goals ... His 10 power-play goals led the team ... His 40 points during league play were the most by a Sioux since Jeff Panzer (49) and Bryan Lundbohm (40) in 2000-01 ... UND’s first WCHA scoring champion since Hobey Baker Award winner Ryan Duncan in 2006-07 ... Led the NCAA with 22 goals scored away from home (24 games) ... Eleven of those goals came in the third period or overtime ... Entered the NCAA Frozen Four riding a career-best 15-game point streak ... Had 29 points and 16 goals during that streak ... Also put together a then-career-high 9-game point streak earlier in the seson ... Boasts two of the five longest goal-scoring streaks in UND history after scoring in nine straight games from Jan. 29 to March 26, and in eight straight games from Nov. 27 to Jan. 8 ... Had seven goals in six playoff games ... Had four goals in UND’s first-round sweep of Michigan Tech, including a hat trick in 8-0 victory in game one (March 12) ... Also scored a hat trick in a 5-2 win at Bemidji State (Oct. 15) ... Went consecutive games without a point on only two occasions ... Had 16 multi-point games ...Led team with four unassisted goals ... Fired a team-leading 186 shots on goal, 50 more than any other Sioux player ... Enjoyed a 7-point series (2g, 5a) at Michigan Tech (March 4-5) to close out the regulare season ... Figured in on nine of UND’s 14 game-deciding goals in February and March, when the Sioux went 13-0-1 and won the WCHA regular season and playoff titles, as well as the NCAA Midwest Regional ... Scored 47 goals in his last 57 games dating back to Feb. 13, 2010 ... Earned fourth letter ... Made his NHL debut with the Toronto Maple Leafs on CBC's Hockey Night in Canada two days after UND's season came to an end.

2009-10 (Junior): Recorded 11 goals and eight assists in 24 games after re-joining the Sioux following the Christmas break ... Finished the season with 11 goals and 16 points in his last 14 games ... All 11 of those goals came against nationally ranked teams ... Had just three assists in his first 11 games ... Had six goals and eight points with a +5 in six playoff games ... Established a career long with a six-game point streak to close the season ... Scored UND's second goal in 3-2 NCAA Northeast Region semifinal loss to Yale (March 27) ... Scored empty net goal in UND's 5-3 win over No. 6 St. Cloud State in WCHA Final Five championship game (March 20) ... Had two assists in 4-3 semifinal win over No. 1 Denver (March 19) ... Led all players with four goals in UND's WCHA first round series against Minnesota ... Scored twice in Game One and had single tallies in each of the next two games ... Finished with seven shots on goal and 20 shot attempts in Game 3 ... Ranked second on the team with 0.46 goals per game ... Scored overtime game-winner at Colorado College (Feb. 26) ... Scored first career shorthanded goal Feb. 13 at No. 4 St. Cloud State ... Earned third letter.

2008-09 (Sophomore): Named to All-WCHA Academic team ... Appeared in 42 games and achieved career highs in goals (13), assists (12) and points (25) ... Tied for fourth on the team in goals ... Tied for second on team in game-winning goals (three) and tied for fourth in power-play goals (five) ... Named WCHA Offensive Player of the Week after a three-goal, one-assist performance in a 7-3 win over Cornell (Nov. 28) ... Game marked his first career hat trick and first career four-point outing ... Had five multi-point games on the season, including a two-assist effort in UND's NCAA Northeast Region semifinal loss to New Hampshire (March 28) ... Earned second letter.

2007-08 (Freshman): The only Sioux freshman to appear in all 43 games ... Led all UND rookies in scoring (15 points) and assists (11) ... Ranked 10th among WCHA freshmen in scoring (all games) ... Ranked sixth on the team and led all Sioux freshmen with +11 plus/minus rating ... Notched a goal and an assist in his collegiate debut in the season opener against Michigan State (Oct. 13) ... Also had a goal and an assist against Minnesota Duluth (Nov. 23) and against Michigan Tech (March 15) in the first round of the WCHA playoffs ... Collected a career-high three assists in 5-3 win at Minnesota State (Jan. 19), tying the UND season high ... Earned first letter.

Before UND: Drafted in the fourth round (99th overall) by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft ... Spent the 2006-07 season with the Fort Saskatchewan Traders of the AJHL ... Finished second in overall league scoring with 83 points (49g, 34a) and received all-league honors ... Named 2006-07 AJHL Rookie of the Year after leading all AJHL rookies in scoring ... Scored 18 PPG ... In the 2006-07 league playoffs, he had 11 points (5g, 6a) in 15 games ... In 2005-06, he played in three regular season games for Fort Saskatchewan, scoring two goals ... Led his Edmonton midget AAA club in scoring in 2005-06 ... Also played soccer and volleyball in high school and was MVP of his soccer team as a senior.

Personal: Majoring in recreation and tourism studies ... A 2006 graduate of Archbishop O'Leary High School in Edmonton, Alberta ... Son of Val and Giby Frattin.

Frattin's Career Overall Statistics:

Year   GP   G   A  PTS       PEN PPG SHG GWG  +/-
2007-08 43 4 11 15 9/18 0 0 0 +11
2008-09 42 13 12 25 20/48 5 0 3 E
2009-10 24 11 8 19 9/21 3 1 1 +7
2010-11 44 36 24 60 21/42 10 3 6 +26
Totals 153 64 55 119 59/129 18 4 10 +44

Frattin's Career WCHA Statistics:

Year   GP   G   A PTS       PEN PPG SHG GWG  +/-
2007-08 28 2 7 9 8/16 0 0 0 +7
2008-09 27 6 5 11 15/38 2 0 1 E
2009-10 14 5 6 11 4/8 2 1 1 +1
2010-11 28 22 18 40 14/28 6 1 4 +21
Totals 97 35
41/90 10

Bold stats indicate led NCAA
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