Matt Berkovitz
Image: Ashwaubenon HS

Matt Berkovitz

Hometown:

Green Bay Wisconsin

Currently Playing In:

Junior

Birthday:

1996-02-16

Position:

D

Eligible for draft:

2014

Shoots:

Left

Drafted:

2014

Height:

6-1

Acquired:

5th round (123rd overall), 2014

Weight:

180 lbs.

Probability of Success
  • C

History

2010-11: Matthew Berkovitz played on the varsity team at Ashwaubenon HS in Wisconsin as a freshman. In 26 games he scored 9 goals with 24 assists and 10 penalty minutes. In 41 games with the Team Wisconsin U14 team he scored 3 goals with 21 assists and 36 penalty minutes.

2011-12: Berkovitz skated for Ashwaubenon as a sophomore. He scored 11 goals with 14 assists and 6 penalty minutes in 24 games. Ashwaubenon lost to Fox Cities Stars in the Section 5 playoffs.

2012-13: Berkovitz committed to playing college hockey at Wisconsin in 2014-15 in October and played for the Team Wisconsin U16 team; playing high school hockey with Ashwaubenon as a junior. He scored 11 goals with 14 assists and 14 penalty minutes in 23 high school games. Berkovitz had 3 assists in five games as Team Wisconsin won the North American Prospects Hockey League tournament; defeating Team Minnesota in the championship game. Berkovitz was selected by the Chicago Steel in the fourth round (46th overall) of the 2013 USHL Entry Draft.

2013-14: Berkovitz was the second-leading scorer for Ashwaubenon in his senior season as the Jaguars reached the Section 5 championship game. In 27 games he scored 11 goals with 30 assists and 12 penalty minutes. Ashwaubenon lost to Notre Dame in the Section 5 final. Berkovitz was ranked 61st amongst North American skaters in Central Scouting’s final rankings prior to the 2014 NHL Draft.

 

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