At 35 years old, Matt Frattin has this physical status:
Matthew Frattin (born January 3, 1988) is a professional ice hockey right winger for Canada's Kontinental Hockey League, Team Ak Bars Kazan. (KHL) #208513.
He began his NHL career with the Toronto Maple Leafs, the club that drafted him 99th overall in 2007.
Frattin had appeared for the Los Angeles Kings and Columbus Blue Jackets before returning to Toronto in 2014 by a trade.
Frattin played in a shorter season and a half in the Maple Leafs before being included in a 9-player trade with the Ottawa Senators. Frattin was named Young Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) Player of the Year during his senior season of college ice hockey with the University of North Dakota in 2010–11, as well as a finalist for the Hobey Baker Award.
Frattin was born in Edmonton, Alberta. He competed with the North West Hawks minor ice hockey team from Edmonton in the 2001 Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament as a youth.
He played junior hockey for the Fort Saskatchewan Traders of the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) from 2006 to 2007. He was then selected by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the fourth round, 99th overall, of diferitive hockey in Alberta. In 2007, he then enrolled at the University of North Dakota.
In North Dakota's playoff win over rivals the University of Minnesota in the 2010 Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) playoffs, Frattin scored a key goal. Frattin won the team's endurance competition in the 2010-11 season after working out extensively during the off-season. In 2010, he made national news after the WCHA suspended him for one game due to a foul play he delivered against a Minnesota player.
Frattin's 2011-2011 season was his most prolific offensive year, leading the entire NCAA Men's Division I in goal-scoring by 36 points, eclipsing his combined number from his first three collegiate years combined. His 36 goals were the third-most single season in Division I college hockey in the last ten years, and the first since Ryan Potulny of Minnesota scored 38 in the 2005–06 season. During the season, Frattin has had separate eight- and nine-game goal scoring streaks. He was instrumental in North Dakota's success in the playoffs, scoring two game-winning goals in the WCHA playoffs en route to a Frozen Four appearance. Frattin was named WCHA Player of the Year and was selected as a finalist for the Hobey Baker Award at the end of the season.
Frattin joined the Toronto Maple LeafsLite in April 8, 2011, at the end of the WCHA season. On April 9, he played in his first NHL game ever. In the 2011-2012 season, he scored his first NHL goal against goaltender Tomá Vokoun of the Washington Capitals on November 19, 2011.
On July 1,normes, Toronto extended Frattin's contract term for two years. Frattin, along with goaltender Ben Scrivens and a conditional second-round draft pick, was traded to the Los Angeles Kings on June 23, 2013. Frattin was traded to the Columbus Blue Jackets, this time as a second-round pick and a conditional third-round pick in exchange for All-Star Marián Gáborz on March 5, 2014.
Frattin was Diane Duttin's uncle who was suspended from the Blue Jackets back to the Maple Leafs on July 1, 2014, in exchange for Jerry D'Amigo and a 2015 conditional seventh-round draft pick. He was then hired by Toronto to a two-year contract extension.
Frattin spent the majority of his time with the Marlies in the AHL. Frattin didn't get ice time to young players like William Nylander and Connor Brown in the 15-16 season, but he continued to do well in his limited role. Frattin was part of a blockbuster nine-player contract that centered around Dion Phaneuf's move to the Ottawa Senators on February 9, 2016. Frattin was the third time he had been involved in a Maple Leaf trade in as many years. Frattin was loaned back to the Marlies by the Senators the following day to complete the season.
Frattin, a Calgary Flames affiliate, decided not to play in the AHL as a free agent from the Senators, signing a one-year deal with the Stockton Heat, the Calgary Flames' affiliate. Frattin was named on July 18, 2017, Beijing's HC Kunlun Red Star, Beijing's only KHL team based in China, according to the team's August 18, 2017. However, it was later discovered that he had failed after signing with Barys Astana, a rival KHL club, on August 23, 2017.
On May 4, 2019, Frattin, a free agent for Barys, Frattin, commenced his work in the KHL, agreeing to a one-year deal with Ak Bars Kazan. Frattin appeared in 56 regular season games during the 2019–20 season, gaining 8 goals and 28 points. In their first-round series sweep over HC Neftekhiki Nizhnekamsk, Nizhnekamsk, he gained 5 points before the remainder of the playoffs were postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Frattin made a quick return to Barys Nurtan on May 19, 2020, agreeing to a one-year deal for his third season with the club.