Anthony Bitetto

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Anthony Bitetto
Born (1990-07-15) July 15, 1990 (age 24)
Oceanside, NY, USA
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
Nashville Predators
Milwaukee Admirals (AHL)
NHL Draft 168th overall, 2010
Nashville Predators
Playing career 2012–present

Anthony Bitetto (born July 15, 1990) is an American professional ice hockey defenceman. He is currently playing with the Milwaukee Admirals of the American Hockey League (AHL) whilst under contract to the Nashville Predators of the National Hockey League (NHL). Bitetto was selected by the Predators in the 6th round (168th overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.

As a junior, Bitetto played with the Indiana Ice of the United States Hockey League (USHL), leading his team to win their first Clark Cup as the 2008–09 USHL Champions.[1]

He then attended Northeastern University where he played two seasons of NCAA Division I ice hockey with the Northeastern Huskies, and was recognized for his outstanding performance during the his freshman season when he was named to the 2010–11 Hockey East All-Rookie Team.[2]

On March 29, 2012, the Nashville Predators of the National Hockey League (NHL) signed Bitetto to a two-year, entry-level contract.[3]

Awards and honours[edit]

Award Year
USHL Clark Cup Champion 2008–09 [4]
USHL Second Team All-Star 2009–10 [5]
Hockey East All-Rookie Team 2010–11 [6]


External links[edit]