The Kitmart Dundee Stars are delighted to announce the signing of experienced forward, Matt Carter for the remainder of the 2019-20 season.

The Canadian joins the Stars from, Cracovia Krakow in the Polish league where he spent some of this season after leaving Austrian club, EHC Lustenau.

Last season, Matt was playing in France with Angers where he put up 17 goals and 22 helpers in 44 matches, whilst taking 50 penalty minutes.

The Mississauga, Ontario native added another three points and four penalty minutes in five playoff games and averaging nearly a point a game over the entire season.

The left winger has previously iced in the Elite League with Nottingham Panthers back in the 2016-17 campaign and won the Continental Cup with the English side.

During his time with the Panthers, Matt scored 12 goals and assisted 14 times in 49 games and recorded eight points (six goals, two assists) in eight Continental Cup ties before adding another six points (Four goals, two assists) in 12 Challenge Cup appearances.

The 32-year-old brings plenty of experience to the Stars with stints in other leagues such as the East Coast Hockey League, Ontario Hockey League, French League and USports.

Speaking about his latest recruit, Stars general manager and head coach, Omar Pacha said: “Matt is a player that is extremely hungry and he had great success in France.

“He is able to find the net, his hockey IQ is very high and he has a great release.

“He is not afraid to go to the dirty areas in order to score goals and he will be a great addition to our squad.”

 

 

Carter also spent two seasons with French team Gap, where he won his first league title in the 2014-15 season and made his Champions Hockey League debut – on which he scored a brace.

Over the two years, he scored 51 times and assisted on 35 other goals in 64 games and collected 72 penalty minutes.

The 207lbs winger has also spent a few seasons in the ECHL before making the switch to Europe and he played with the Fort Wayne Komets, Elmira Jackals, Las Vegas Wrangles, San Francisco Bulls and Cincinnati Cyclones.

Carter will wear the number 55 jersey for the Stars this season and you can view his full career statistics HERE.

Due to the recent roster changes, the Kitmart Dundee Stars have also released forwards Justin Maylan and Elgin Pearce from their contracts.

The club would like to thank both Justin and Elgin for their efforts both on and off the ice and everyone at the club wishes both players the best of luck in their future careers because both players are true professionals.

Justin will still complete his studies at the University of Dundee.

The Stars next home game and your first chance to watch the two new arrivals at the Dundee Ice Arena will be this Sunday as Carter former club, Nottingham Panthers come to Tayside. Buy your tickets NOW.

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