#29 Matt Hewitt

Career Stats

Career Notes: Hewitt, 26, returns to North America after starting the season in Italy. A native of New Westminister, British Columbia, the 5-foot-11, 180-pound netminder recently completed a five-year career at the University of British Columbia. He had his best season in 2018-18, going 12-5-0 with a goals-against average of 2.85 and .920 save percentage. He was selected to the CIS Second All-Star Team that season. In 2016, he was called upon to serve as an emergency back-up for the Vancouver Canucks when starter Ryan Miller was unable to go against the St. Louis Blues. Hewitt played three seasons for the Western Hockey League’s Regina Pats from 2010-11 to 2012-13. During the 2011-12 campaign, he went 32-21-6 with a goals-against average of 2.76 and .905 save percentage.