Matt Duffy
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Matt Duffy

Hometown:

Portland Maine

Team:

AHL

Currently Playing In:

Pro

Birthday:

1986-03-21

Position:

D

Eligible for draft:

2005

Shoots:

Right

Drafted:

2005

Height:

6-2

Acquired:

Weight:

180 lbs.

Probability of Success
  • D

History

The Panthers used a second fourth-round selection to pick defenseman Matt Duffy, 104th overall in 2005.

A member of the New Hampshire Jr. Monarchs of the EJHL prior to college.

2006-07: As a sophomore did a solid job on the Maine blue line this season.

2007-08: Solid again, a reliable defensive presence. Tallied six goals and two assists.  

2008-09: Senior season at Maine, scored 17 points.  Turned pro at the end of the year, playing with Rochester and the ECHL Florida Everblades.

April 2009 Q&A with Duffy.

Talent Analysis
Duffy has good size and speed and makes a good outlet pass.  Plays on the power play as well as providing a physical presence with heavy hits.
Future
Projects as a two-way defenseman.