Anthony Bitetto

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Anthony Bitetto
Born (1990-07-15) July 15, 1990 (age 24)
Island Park, New York, USA
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 201 lb (91 kg; 14 st 5 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 a American professional ice hockey player who is currently playing for the Milwaukee Admirals of the American Hockey League as a prospect for the Nashville Predators in the National Hockey League (NHL). He was selected 168th overall in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft by the Predators before committing to a collegiate career with Northeastern University in the Hockey East conference.

On March 29, 2012, Bitetto was signed to a two-year entry-level contract with the Nashville Predators.[1] He then began his professional career in the 2012 playoffs with the Predators AHL affiliate, the Milwaukee Admirals.

In the 2014–15 season, his third full professional season and leading the Admirals in scoring from the blueline, Bitetto was recalled by the Predators and made his NHL debut against the Detroit Red Wings in a 5-2 defeat on January 17, 2015.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2007–08 New York Apple Core EJHL 17 2 6 8 28
2008–09 New York Apple Core EJHL 30 2 9 11 50
2008–09 Indiana Ice USHL 24 1 3 4 29 13 0 3 3 6
2009–10 Indiana Ice USHL 58 11 29 40 99 9 2 2 4 19
2010–11 Northeastern University HE 38 3 17 20 66
2011–12 Northeastern University HE 34 4 11 15 34
2011–12 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 1 0 0 0 0
2012–13 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 34 1 5 6 35
2012–13 Cincinnati Cyclones ECHL 23 1 2 3 16
2013–14 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 73 11 25 36 85 3 0 0 0 8
2014–15 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 70 4 26 30 96
2014–15 Nashville Predators NHL 7 0 0 0 7
NHL totals 7 0 0 0 7

Awards and honours[edit]

Award Year
USHL Clark Cup 2009
USHL Second All-Star Team 2010
HE All-Rookie Team 2011

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Preds sign 2010 draftee Anthony Bitetto". Nashville Predators. 2012-03-29. Retrieved 2012-03-29. 
  2. ^ "Predators debut leaves Anthony Bitetto in awe". The Tennessean. 2015-01-18. Retrieved 2015-01-18. 

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