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67   Matt Burto
Matt Burto

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Branford, Conn.

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 192

Position:
F

Birthdate:
07/29/1984

Last Team:
Boston Junior Bruins (EJHL)


  • 2005-06 Matt Burto Photo Gallery

    As a Senior in 2007-08: Game-by-Game Statistics
    Played in 30 games...finished the season with 11 points on five goals and six assists...had seven penalties for 14 minutes, 55 shots on goal and a -2 rating...scored one power play goal, one shorthanded goal and registered one game-winning goal during the season...recorded an assist in Game One of the Hockey East Quarterfinals against #5 New Hampshire (3/14)...scored the game-winning goal against #4 Colorado College in overtime to capture the Lightning College Hockey Classic...was named MVP of the Lightning College Hockey Classic...scored two goals over a two game span against Connecticut (10/20) and at Providence (10/26).

    As a Junior in 2006-07: Game-by-Game Statistics
    Played in 27 games ... Totaled eight points on five goals and three assists ... Finished with a +1 rating, 29 shots on goal, and 10 penalty minutes ... His three game-winning goals tied for the team lead (Capraro) ... Scored the game-winner, assisted on another goal, and was +3 in a win vs. No. 9/11 Maine (3/10) ... Scored the game-winning goal on the power play to beat Maine (3/3) ... Assisted on the game-winner vs. No. 16 Vermont (2/16) ... Scored the game-winning goal in a thrilling 2-1 victory vs. Boston College (12/8) ... Scored the Minutemen's first goal of the season in the opening night win vs. Sacred Heart (10/13).

    As a Sophomore in 2005-06: Game-by-Game Statistics
    Played in 21 games ... Finished the season with three assists ... Had seven penalties for 14 minutes on the season ... Assisted in UMass' fourth goal at Clarkson (10/15) ... Also added a helper against Providence (11/4) ... Recorded third assist of the season vs. Merrimack (1/6) ... Recorded two shots on goal vs. Boston University during game two of the Hockey East Quarterfinals (3/11) ... Wore No. 21.

    As a Freshman in 2004-05: Game-by-Game Statistics
    Played in 36 games ... Recorded seven goals and six assists for 13 points ... Finished sixth on the team in scoring and was the second-leading freshman scorer ... Finished the season with a +3 rating ... UMass was 7-4 when Burto scored (two of the losses coming in overtime) ... Registered first career point with an assist vs. UMass Lowell (10/22) and scored first career goal the following game vs. Connecticut (10/24) ... Had a three-game point streak from Dec. 11 - Dec. 30, scoring four points (3g,1a) ... Recorded first career multi-point game in 2-1 win over Sacred Heart (12/11), contributing a goal and an assist ... In 3-1 win over Merrimack (2/5) tallied a goal and an assist ... Was sent to the penalty box 11 times for 22 minutes.

    Before UMass: Attended Avon Old Farms and played for the Boston Junior Bruins ... Was an Eastern Junior Hockey League All-Star while with the Junior Bruins ... All-New England selection and Team Most Valuable Player at Avon Old Farms.

    Personal: Matthew John Burto ... Born July 29, 1984, in Hartford, Conn. ... Son of Jeff Russell ... Majoring in resource economics.

    Career Statistics
    YEAR	GP	G	A	Pts	Shots	Shot%	Pen	Min	+/-	PPG	SHG	GWG
    2004-05	36	7	6	13	74	.095	11	22	+3	1	0	0
    2005-06	21	0	3	3	31	.000	7	14	-5	0	0	0
    2006-07	27	5	3	8	29	.172	5	10	+1	1	0	3
    2007-08	30	5	6	11	55	.091	7	14	-2	1	1	1
    TOTAL	114	17	18	35	189	.090	30	60	-3	3	1	4
    
    

    Hockey East Statistics YEAR GP G A Pts Shots Shot% Pen Min +/- PPG SHG GWG 2004-05 23 2 4 6 44 .045 8 16 +3 0 0 0 2005-06 13 0 2 2 19 .000 5 10 -3 0 0 0 2006-07 17 3 1 4 16 .188 1 2 -3 1 0 2 2007-08 24 3 5 8 40 .075 6 12 -3 0 1 0 TOTAL 77 8 12 20 119 .067 20 40 -6 1 1 2

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