Matia Marcantuoni

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Matia Marcantuoni
Born (1994-02-22) February 22, 1994 (age 20)
Mountain, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 196 lb (89 kg; 14 st 0 lb)
Position Forward
Shoots Right
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
Pittsburgh Penguins
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (AHL)
NHL Draft 92nd overall, 2012
Pittsburgh Penguins
Playing career 2014–present

Matia Marcantuoni (born February 22, 1994) is a Canadian ice hockey player. He is currently playing for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins in the American Hockey League (AHL).

Marcantuoni was the captain of Team Ontario when it won the gold medal at the 2011 World U-17 Hockey Challenge,[1] and he was also a member of the Canadian Under-18 team which won the 2011 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament.

A shoulder injury in his draft year hurt Marcantuoni's stock and he was taken in the fourth round (92nd overall) by the Pittsburgh Penguins. During his final junior season in 2013–14 with the Kitchener Rangers of the Ontario Hockey League, he was signed to a three-year entry level contract with the Penguins on October 19, 2013.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2009–10 Toronto Marlboros AAA GTHL 79 39 33 72  ?
2009–10 St. Michael's Buzzers OJHL 2 2 0 2 2
2010–11 Kitchener Rangers OHL 42 11 16 27 26 7 0 0 0 0
2011–12 Kitchener Rangers OHL 24 9 5 14 10
2012–13 Kitchener Rangers OHL 64 7 18 25 34 10 1 1 2 6
2013–14 Kitchener Rangers OHL 54 15 17 32 29
2013–14 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 1 0 0 0 2
OHL totals 184 42 56 98 99 17 1 1 2 6

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result   GP G A Pts PIM
2011 Canada Ontario WHC17 5 2 3 5 4
2011 Canada IH18 3 0 0 0 2
Junior totals 8 2 3 5 6

Awards and honours[edit]

Award Year
World U-17 Hockey Challenge Gold Medal 2011 [3]
Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament Gold Medal 2011 [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Matia Marcantuoni: The Usain Bolt Of Hockey". The Hockey Writers. 2012-05-04. Retrieved 2012-05-05. 
  2. ^ "Penguins sign Matia Marcantuoni to an entry level contract". Pittsburgh Penguins. 2013-10-19. Retrieved 2013-10-20. 
  3. ^ a b "Top NHL prospect Marcantuoni gifted with speed and grit". TheStar.com. 2011-05-06. Retrieved 2011-05-06. 

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