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Profile for Matt Filipe (added 7/5/16 before prospect camp)

Matt Filipe was 1 of 3 players that the Carolina Hurricanes third round of the 2016 NHL draft. Filipe is a power forward with a physical edge. He is a Boston native who played for the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders in the USHL for the 2015-16 and will be playing at Northeastern University in the upcoming season. The written profiles and comments on the 6-2 203-pound Filipe and his mobility are reminiscent of a young Erik Cole.


Reading list of external articles about Matt Filipe

Ben Kerr from Last Word on Sports offers this profile.

Fluto Shinzawa wrote about Boston area Filipe shortly before the draft.

Added 7/5/16 before Canes prospect camp—————————————-

Scott Powers from’s web site offered this assessment of Filipe’s adjustment to the USHL in December.

Jeff Cox from ESPN’s Boston High School Report for hockey noted Filipe as the top-rated local prospect entering the NHL draft.

Northeastern University offers this profile for Filipe.



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