Peter Matus

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Peter Matus (born 4 November 1985) is an Australian ice hockey and inline hockey player currently playing for the Melbourne Ice in the Australian Ice Hockey League. He is also former member of the Australian national ice hockey team and Australian inline hockey team.

Playing career

Matus first played for the Melbourne Saints of the Victorian Ice Hockey Association in 2001.[1] The following season he signed with the Melbourne Ice of the Australian Ice Hockey League (AIHL) for whom he continued to play for the Ice up until the end of the 2003 season.[2] Following his departure from the Ice Matus signed with Slovakian club HK Ruzinov 99 Bratislava U20 to compete in the 2003-04 Slovak Extraliga U20 season.[2] During his first season with the team Matus played in 18 regular season games and scored five points. In the post season he managed six points in eight games.[2] The following season Matus left HK Ruzinov 99 and signed with HKM Zvolen U20 of the same league. Matus' ice time was increased playing in 43 games and scoring 14 points for the season.[2] During the Slovakian offseason Matus returned to Australian and signed with the Melbourne Ice to play in the 2005 AIHL season. Playing in only five games Matus managed nine points.[2] Matus returned to Slovakia to play in his second season with HKM Zvolen U20 however did not play in a single game during the season.[2] The following season Matus signed with HC Detva of the Slovak 1.Liga. Matus played in 20 games during the regular season, scoring two goals.[2] After the end of the season with HC Detva, Matus again returned to Australia and re-signed with the Melbourne Ice.[2] He played in both the 2007 and 2008 season before taking a year off from hockey. In 2010 Matus returned to play for the Ice in his sixth AIHL season where he played in 14 games scoring three assists.[2] He also played for the Melbourne Tigers of the Victorian Ice Hockey Association's Premier A league playing in 18 games for the season.[3]

Matus was first called up to represent Australia in 2001 where he joined the national under-18 team to compete in the 2001 IIHF Asian Oceanic U18 Championship being held in Seoul, South Korea. Australia finished third in the tournament while Matus recorded three assists in his three games.[4] Matus again represented the national under-18 team in 2002 at the IIHF Asian Oceania U18 Championship's and in 2003 at the IIHF World U18 Championships.[2] In 2003 Matus also earnt a call up to represent the national under-20 team in the 2003 IIHF World U20 Championship Division III tournament being held in Izmit, Turkey. Australia finished in fourth place while only managed one goal during his four games.[5] The following year Matus again represented the national under-20 team at the IIHF World U20 Championships but was also called up to play for the national senior team at the 2004 IIHF World Championships where Australia was playing in the Division II Group A tournament.[2] Australia finished third while Matus managed one assist in his five games at the tournament.[6] In 2005 Matus again represented the national under-20 team and the national senior team at their respected World Championships.[2] In 2006 Matus made his last appearance for Australia where he played for the national senior team in the 2006 IIHF World Championship Division II Group B tournament being held in Auckland, New Zealand. Australia finished third while Matus recorded three assists during his five games.[7]

As an inline hockey player Matus has played for the national inline hockey team on three occasions. In 2008 he represented Australia at the 2008 IIHF InLine Hockey World Championship Division I tournament, scoring three goals and five assists.[8] At the 2009 IIHF InLine Hockey World Championship Division I tournament Australia finished in fifth place while Matus finished with ten points for the tournament.[9] The following year Matus represented Australia for the third year in a row in the Division I tournament. Australia finished in fourth place while Matus finished the tournament with four goals and four assists.[10]

Personal life

Matus was born on 4 November 1985. He holds multiple citizenship for both Australia and South Africa.[2]

Career statistics

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Ice hockey

Regular season and playoffs
Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2002 Melbourne Ice AIHL 6 0 1 1 2
2003 Melbourne Ice AIHL
2003-04 HK Ruzinov 99 Bratislava U20 Slovak-U20 18 2 3 5 6 8 3 3 6 4
2004-05 HKM Zvolen U20 Slovak-U20 43 6 8 14 32 2 0 0 0 0
2005 Melbourne Ice AIHL 5 3 6 9 4
2005-06 HKM Zvolen U20 Slovak-U20 0 0 0 0 0
2006-07 HC Detva Slovak 1.Liga 20 2 0 2 32
2007 Melbourne Ice AIHL 20 1 7 8 41
2008 Melbourne Ice AIHL 17 4 1 5 32 1 0 0 0 2
2010 Melbourne Tigers VIC Premier A 18 1 6 7 100
2010 Melbourne Ice AIHL 14 0 3 3 4
International
Year Team Competition   GP G A Pts PIM
2001 Australia U/18 2001 IIHF Asian Oceanic U18 Championship 3 0 3 3 2
2002 Australia U/18 2002 IIHF Asian Oceanic U18 Championship 5 2 4 6 6
2003 Australia U/18 2003 IIHF World U18 Championships Division III 3 4 1 5 2
2003 Australia U/20 2003 IIHF World U20 Championship Division III 4 1 0 1 14
2004 Australia U/20 2004 IIHF World U20 Championship Division III 1 0 0 0 0
2004 Australia 2004 IIHF World Championship Division II Group A 5 0 1 1 6
2005 Australia U/20 2005 IIHF World U20 Championship Division II Group B 5 1 2 3 2
2005 Australia 2005 IIHF World Championship Division II Group A 5 0 2 2 2
2006 Australia 2006 IIHF World Championship Division II Group B 5 0 3 3 4

Inline hockey

International
Year Team Comp   GP G A Pts PIM
2008 Australia 2008 IIHF InLine Hockey World Championship Division I 6 3 5 8 17.0
2009 Australia 2009 IIHF InLine Hockey World Championship Division I 5 5 10 15 6.0
2010 Australia 2010 IIHF InLine Hockey World Championship Division I 6 4 4 8 3.0

References

  1. "Team Roster". International Ice Hockey Federation. http://www.iihf.com/hockey/x/0001/Ao18i/gs/pg000065.htm. Retrieved 2012-01-02. 
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 2.12 "Peter Matus". Elite Prospects. http://eliteprospects.com/player.php?player=71765. Retrieved 2012-01-02. 
  3. "Player Stats for Premier A 2010". Victorian Ice Hockey Association. http://www.icehockeyvictoria.org.au/stats_table.asp?gr=24_17_2010. Retrieved 2012-01-02. 
  4. "2001 IIHF Asian Oceanic U18 Championship Div I". International Ice Hockey Federation. http://www.iihf.com/hockey/x/0001/Ao18i/0001/pg000001.htm. Retrieved 2012-01-02. 
  5. "2003 IIHF World U20 Championship Div III". International Ice Hockey Federation. http://www.iihf.com/hockey/x/0203/W20III/0203/tournaments/W20III.htm. Retrieved 2012-01-02. 
  6. "2004 IIHF World Championship Div II Group A". International Ice Hockey Federation. http://www.iihf.com/Hydra/Tournaments/output/WSIIA/hydra.iihf.com/IIHF_Core/jsp/content/web_output/[email protected]=32. Retrieved 2012-01-02. 
  7. "2006 IIHF World Championship Div II Group B". International Ice Hockey Federation. http://www.iihf.com/Hydra/Tournaments_06/output/wsiib/hydra.iihf.com/IIHF_Core/jsp/content/web_output/[email protected]=52. Retrieved 2012-01-02. 
  8. "2008 IIHF In-Line World Championship Div I". International Ice Hockey Federation. http://www.iihf.com/channels/iihf-world-inline-championship/division-i.html. Retrieved 2012-02-19. 
  9. "2009 IIHF In-Line World Championship Div I". International Ice Hockey Federation. http://www.iihf.com/channels0809/inline/division-i.html. Retrieved 2012-02-19. 
  10. "2010 IIHF In-Line World Championship Div I". International Ice Hockey Federation. http://www.iihf.com/channels0910/inline/division-i.html. Retrieved 2012-02-19.