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Matthew Peca scores game-winning overtime goal, leads Springfield Thunderbirds past Laval Rocket in series opener (video)

SPRINGFIELD – The Springfield Thunderbirds continue to find ways to win this postseason, as Matthew Peca led them to a 2-1 overtime win against Laval Rocket at the MassMutual Center on Saturday evening. Springfield remains undefeated through seven postseason games behind a game-high 41 saves from netminder Joel Hofer....
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Blues' Matthew Peca: Receives two-year extension

Peca signed a two-year, $1.525 million contract with the Blues on Wednesday, Jim Thomas of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. The deal is a two-way contract for Peca, who has one assist in five appearances at the NHL level. The 28-year-old has mainly player with AHL Springfield and will likely continue to unless the Blues need reinforcements at forward.
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Blues' Matthew Peca: Dropped to minors

Peca was sent down to AHL Springfield on Monday. Peca notched one assist, three shots and three hits in his previous five contests in which he averaged just 9:38 of ice time. With the Blues off until Dec. 27 versus the Devils, the decision to move the 28-year-old Peca to the minors is likely more of a cap-saving measure.
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Blues' Matthew Peca: Joins big club

Peca was recalled from AHL Springfield on an emergency basis Friday. The Blues are dealing with several injured skaters, so there's a chance that Peca could make his NHL season debut Saturday against Montreal. The 28-year-old has 10 goals and 17 points in 19 AHL games. He recorded an assist in five NHL appearances with Ottawa last season.
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Quinnipiac alums Sam Anas, Matthew Peca reunite with first-place Springfield Thunderbirds

SPRINGFIELD — Thunderbirds linemates Matthew Peca and Sam Anas are the furthest thing from strangers to one another. It takes more than one hand to list their similarities. As players, they both are on the smaller side of the equation, but their speed and skill are paramount to their games. They each have reached the cusp of championships at multiple levels of hockey. They both have carved out roles as top-flight contributors in the AHL.
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Blues' Matthew Peca: Surfaces on waivers list

Peca was waived by St. Louis on Saturday, Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reports. Peca drew into five games with the Senators last season, picking up one helper over that span, so he may get a look with the Blues at some point in 2021-22, but this move indicates he'll start the season in the minors.
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Blues' Matthew Peca: Lands two-way deal with St. Louis

Peca signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Blues on Thursday. Peca spent the majority of the 2020-21 season with AHL Belleville, notching 11 points in 21 games, but he also made five appearances with the Senators, picking up one helper over that span. The 28-year-old forward will likely have a similar role with St. Louis during the upcoming campaign, so don't expect him to emerge as a fantasy-relevant player in 2021-22.
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Senators' Matthew Peca: Shuffles to taxi squad

Peca was reassigned to Ottawa's taxi squad Tuesday. Peca has appeared in five games with the big club this season, picking up one helper and three shots on goal over that span. He'll likely continue to shuffle between levels throughout the campaign.
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Senators' Matthew Peca: Jumps to active roster

Peca was promoted to the active roster Sunday. Peca skated on the third line with Tim Stutzle and Drake Batherson during morning skate, and he'll likely remain in that spot for Sunday's game against the Maple Leafs. The 27-year-old Peca has just five NHL games under his belt this year, averaging 8:53 of ice time and producing one assist.
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Senators' Matthew Peca: Rises to active roster

Peca was promoted to the active roster under emergency conditions Monday. Peca will be available for Monday's game versus the Oilers. Being recalled under emergency conditions signals that he'll likely be in the lineup. The 27-year-old has played 18 NHL games over the last two seasons, posting three assists and nine shots on net.
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Senators' Matthew Peca: Moves to active roster

Peca was promoted to the active roster ahead of Thursday's game versus the Flames. Peca is eligible to play in Thursday's game, and he could take the place of Derek Stepan, who was placed on injured reserve with an upper-body injury. The 27-year-old notched an assist and three hits in his lone NHL game this year.
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Senators' Matthew Peca: Returned to taxi squad

Peca was reassigned to Ottawa's taxi squad Friday. Peca made his season debut Thursday against the Maple Leafs, picking up an assist in 11:20 of ice time. The 27-year-old forward will likely spend the majority of the 2020-21 campaign on the taxi squad.
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Senators' Matthew Peca: Joins active roster

Peca was promoted to Ottawa's active roster Thursday. Peca could make his season debut as soon as Thursday against Toronto. He tallied two assists in 14 games split between the Canadiens and Senators in 2019-20.
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Senators' Matthew Peca: Shuffles to minors

The Senators reassigned Peca to AHL Belliville on Sunday, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports. Though Peca has resorted on the taxi squad to this point, he's yet to break into the lineup for a game this season. Last season the 27-year-old recorded just two points in 14 NHL games, so his absence from the top level won't affect things from a fantasy perspective.
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