| Matt Fornataro|
| June 26, 1985 (age 30)
Calgary, AB, CAN (1985-06-26) |
University of New Hampshire
Matt Fornataro Wikipedia
Matt Fornataro (born June 26, 1985) is a Canadian professional ice hockey forward currently playing for Manchester Monarchs in the ECHL.
Undrafted, Fornataro made his professional debut with the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League at the conclusion of the 2007–08 season.
On February 21, 2012, Fornataro was included in an NHL transaction, when he was dealt to from the Norfolk Admirals, an affiliate of the Tampa Bay Lightning to the Rockford IceHogs in exchange for Brandon Segal
On June 25, 2013, after his first season abroad in Sweden with VIK Västerås HK of the HockeyAllsvenskan it was announced that Fornataro would be joining Leksands IF for the 2013–14 SHL season. Fornataro struggled to establish himself within the SHL with Leksands and after 29 games he returned to VIK Västerås HK for the remainder of the season.
After splitting the 2014–15 season between Västerås and Mora IK, Fornataro left the second division and signed a one-year contract with Austrian club, Graz 99ers of the EBEL on August 30, 2015.