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A mainstay of the Deeside Dragons for 17 seasons, Matt Wainwright has firmly established himself as a fundamental part of the team’s roster. A steadfast presence on the ice, Wainwright’s #13 jersey has become a symbol of resilience and consistent performance in the eyes of the Dragons fans. His perseverance and commitment to the club were recognised last season when he received the Aspray Chester Man of Steel award for competing in every single game, a testament to his unwavering dedication and athletic durability.
Defenceman Wainwright’s contributions extend beyond mere consistency and reliability. In his most recent season, he proved his offensive prowess, scoring nine goals and racking up 26 assists in a total of 31 games – exceptional numbers for a player in his position. His knack for creating scoring opportunities, coupled with a keen defensive acumen, makes Wainwright an invaluable asset to the Dragons.
Wainwright’s long tenure in Deeside has made him a beloved figure amongst the Dragons’ fanbase. His presence on the ice is reassuring, reflecting a sense of stability and familiarity. The fans value his tenacity, his willingness to give his all for the team, and his knack for making crucial plays in high-pressure situations.
Despite having an impressive record, Wainwright’s contribution to the team transcends the numbers on the stat sheet. His leadership, experience, and commitment to the Dragons are crucial aspects of his role within the team. As he laces up for yet another season with the Dragons, he continues to represent the tenacious spirit of the club and embodies what it means to be a Deeside Dragon.
As we look forward to the upcoming season, there is a sense of anticipation around what Wainwright will bring to the table. Will he continue his offensive run? How will he utilise his experience to guide the team through tough matches? One thing is certain – Matt Wainwright, with his #13 jersey, will be at the heart of the action, leading the Dragons in their quest for glory.