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Matthew Barnaby is a former NHL player of 15 years. Matthew was best known for his hard work, dedication, standing up for teammates, as well as doing anything to WIN. He grew up from very humble beginnings but always knew what he wanted to be. A hockey player.

Matthew was drafted last overall in his junior draft but made the team and played 3 years in the QJMHL and amassed 1176 Pims while scoring 111 points in his final year. Drafted in the 4th round, 83rd overall Matthew went on to play 15 years for Buffalo, Pittsburgh, Tamps Bay, NY, Colorado, Chicago, and Dallas, finishing with 300 points 2562 pims. Matthew retired in 2008 and embarked on his 2nd career” The Media”.
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He has worked with The Score, TSN, ESPN, and SiriusXM NHL. His vast knowledge, encompassed with his personality and ability to connect with people are why he is a fan favourite. His podcast “Unfiltered with Matthew Barnaby” is truly Matthew. Raw and unedited opinions,jokes, and stories you won’t hear anywhere else.

Matthews story from having nothing and how he made it are truly remarkable. He uses that in various ways to help and motivate others. Speaking at functions, and corporate events or with coaches and players on how to get the most out of players or employees. Inspirational speaking is a passion as he uses his life experiences Good and Bad to teach and inspire. A big proponent of donating back, Matthew travels North America to help raise money for various charities including Cancer research, Alzheimer’s, Easter Seals and many more.