Scott Matzka (May 11, 1978 – December 16, 2018) was an American professional ice hockey player.
May 11, 1978|
Port Huron, Michigan, U.S.
|Died||December 16, 2018 40)(aged|
|Height||6 ft 0 in (183 cm)|
|Weight||194 lb (88 kg; 13 st 12 lb)|
Grand Rapids Griffins
Atlantic City Boardwalk Bullies
After retiring from hockey, Matzka revealed he was diagnosed with Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Following his diagnosis, he created an organization called "My Turn" to raise awareness and funds for ALS treatment. He died from ALS on December 16, 2018, at the age of 40.
- Cotsonika, Nicholas J. (September 2, 2016). "Former NHL prospect resolute in battle with ALS". NHL.com. Retrieved November 14, 2018.
- "Michigan hockey mourns death of Scott Matzka following ALS battle". The Detroit News. December 16, 2018. Retrieved December 16, 2018.
- Scott Matzka career statistics at EliteProspects.com
- Scott Matzka career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database