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Matt Pelech

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The Canadian arrived from Villacher of the EBEL and played in the NHL with both the Calgary Flames and the San Jose Sharks. The 6’4” 230lb defenceman was selected in the first round, 26th overall, of the 2005 NHL Draft and made five appearances for the Flames as well as eight for the Sharks.

Pelech brings a wealth of experience to the Belfast blueline following multiple seasons spent in the AHL, DEL and EBEL. The Toronto native posted 425 AHL games with Quad City, Abbotsford, Worcester and Rochester. He split the previous four years in Europe with the DEL’s Schwenniger and Ingolstadt as well as with Austria’s Graz and Villacher.

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