Matt Caito



  • DOB: 8/13/1993
  • Ht: 5-11
  • Wt: 190
  • Shoots: R
  • School: Miami Univ.
  • Hometown: Coto De Caza, CA

Career Notes: Enters his second pro season in 2017-18 after signing a one-year AHL SPC contract with Iowa on July 1, 2017… 2016-17: Split his first pro season between Grand Rapids and Toledo. Helped Toledo to the Conference Finals. Made his AHL debut with Grand Rapids on Oct. 18 at Iowa, a 4-3 Griffins win…2015-16: Finished four-year career at the Univ. of Miami, turning pro with Toledo (ECHL) – signed by then Head Coach Derek Lalonde. Posted collegiate lows for assists and points. Studied sport leadership and management at Miami… 2014-15: Led all defensemen in points. NCHC Honorable Mention All-Star team. Finalist for NCHC defenseman of the year… 2013-14: Sophomore season, led team with 73 blocked shots. Led all defensemen and was tied for 6th in points. Received the team’s defensive player of the year award… 2012-13: Freshman year at Miami, named to All-CCHA and CCHA All-Rookie team. Third on the team with a +12. Led all defensemen in assists and points.  Placed 3rd on the team in assists… 2011-12: Played entire season in Dubuque, totaling 26 points off seven goals and 19 assists in 59 games. Posted a +16, second on the team and tops among defensemen. Played in USHL Prospects game. Finalist for USHL Scholar-Athlete award.  

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