MINNESOTA WILD SIGNS FORWARD MATT READ TO A ONE-YEAR, TWO-WAY CONTRACTJul 30, 2018
Minnesota Wild General Manager Paul Fenton today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has signed forward Matt Read to a one-year, two-way contract ($650,000/$200,000).
Read, 32 (6/14/86), collected 16 points (7g, 9a) and eight penalty minutes (PIM) in 33 games with Lehigh Valley in the American Hockey League (AHL) and scored one goal in 19 games with Philadelphia in 2017-18. The 5-foot-10, 185-pound native of Ilderton, Ont., collected two points (1g, 1a) and four PIM appearing in all six Stanley Cup playoff contests with the Flyers. The right winger owns 187 points (87g, 100a), 81 PIM, 17 game-winning goals (GWG) and 508 hits in 437 career games in seven NHL seasons with the Flyers (2011-18). Read has also played in 30 Stanley Cup Playoff games, recording 10 points (5g, 5a).