Matt Grzelcyk

Hockey Player

Matt Grzelcyk was born in Charlestown, Massachusetts, United States on January 5th, 1994 and is the Hockey Player. At the age of 30, Matt Grzelcyk biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

Date of Birth
January 5, 1994
United States
Place of Birth
Charlestown, Massachusetts, United States
30 years old
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Ice Hockey Player
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Matt Grzelcyk Life

Matt Grzelcyk (GRIZ-lik; born January 5, 1994) is an American professional ice hockey defenseman.

He is currently a member of the Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League (NHL).

In the 3rd round of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, he was selected by the Bruins as the 85th overall pick.

Personal life

At TD Garden, Grzelcyk's father and older brother, who have both been named John, work. John Grzelcyk Sr. began working at Boston Garden in 1967 and has been with the company ever since. The two elder Grzelcyks are members of the "bull gang," which transforms the arena from hockey to basketball and back: John Jr. is also a Zamboni driver for some Bruins games.

Grzelcyk grew up to be a block from Edwards Playground's Charlestown rink. Jimmy Vesey, a 2012 NHL Entry Draft pick, also grew up with him. The two first met when they were six years old and playing hockey together for a club called the Middlesex Islanders.


Matt Grzelcyk Career

Playing career

As a youth, Grzelcyk played in the 2007 Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament with the Middlesex Islanders minor ice hockey team, along with teammates Jon Gillies and Miles Wood.

Grzelcyk attended Belmont Hill School before joining the USNTDP of the USHL, winning a gold medal at the 2012 U18 World Juniors in the Czech Republic. He committed to play for Boston University in the Hockey East Conference of the NCAA.

He was named to the Hockey East All-Freshman team in 2012. He was selected to the preliminary roster for the 2013 World Juniors but did not make the final cut.

He served as captain of the Terriers his junior and senior season. He was named an assistant captain at the 2014 World Juniors but the US did not medal. He scored the overtime winning goal in the 63rd Beanpot that gave BU their 30th title, and was named the tournament MVP. He played 124 games during his four-year career at BU, scoring 26 goals and assisting on 69.

On April 1, 2016, he signed a two-year entry-level deal with the Boston Bruins, starting with the 2016–17 season. He joined Boston's affiliate Providence Bruins of the American Hockey League (AHL) on an Amateur Tryout Agreement for the rest of the 2015–16 campaign.

On December 14, 2016, Grzelcyk made his NHL debut with the Bruins in a 4–3 OT loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins.

On November 22, 2017, in a game against the New Jersey Devils, Grzelcyk got his first NHL assist on a goal from teammate Jake DeBrusk. On November 24, 2017, Grzelcyk scored his first NHL goal in a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins.

During the summer before the 2018–19 season, Grzelcyk signed a two year contract to stay with the Bruins. Grzelcyk and the Bruins qualified for the 2019 Stanley Cup Finals, where he suffered a head injury as the result of an elbow to the head by Blues center Oskar Sundqvist. Sundqvist was suspended for Game 3 of the finals, although the Blues eventually won the Stanley Cup.


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