Ray DiLauro

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Ray DiLauro
Born (1979-07-13) July 13, 1979 (age 35)
Bensalem, PA, USA
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 225 lb (102 kg; 16 st 1 lb)
Position Defense
Shot Left
Played for AHL
Cleveland Barons
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins
Springfield Falcons
Manchester Monarchs
Binghamton Senators
ECHL
Trenton Titans
Fresno Falcons
Wheeling Nailers
Columbus Cottonmouths
Reading Royals
CHL
Missouri Mavericks
DEL
Füchse Duisburg
Krefeld Pinguine
Austria
EHC Linz
Serie A
HC Bolzano
ALH
Nippon Paper Cranes
NHL Draft 246th overall, 1999
Atlanta Thrashers
Playing career 2002–2012[1]

Ray DiLauro (born July 13, 1979) is a retired American professional Ice Hockey Defenseman. He was selected by the Atlanta Thrashers in the 9th round (246th overall) of the 1999 NHL Entry Draft.[2][3][4]

After playing Youth Hockey for the Philadelphia Glaciers and Tier III Junior "A" Ice Hockey for the Philadelphia Little Flyers, DiLauro played High School Ice Hockey for the National Sports Academy in Lake Placid, New York.[4]

DiLauro then attended St. Lawrence University where he played four seasons of NCAA Division I Ice Hockey with the Saint Lawrence Saints from 1998-2002.[4][2] While at St. Lawrence, DiLauro served as an Alternate Captain during the 2001-02 season, won the 2002 Pete McGeough Award as the team's outstanding Defenseman, and won both the 2000 ECAC Championship and the 2001 ECAC Championship.[2]

During his Professional Ice Hockey career, DiLauro played in the American Hockey League with the Cleveland Barons, Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins, Springfield Falcons, Manchester Monarchs, and Binghamton Senators.[5][6] He also played in the ECHL for the Trenton Titans, Fresno Falcons, Wheeling Nailers, Columbus Cottonmouths, and Reading Royals.[6] In additon, he played in the Central Hockey League for the Missouri Mavericks, the German Deutsche Eishockey Liga for Füchse Duisburg and Krefeld Pinguine, the Austrian Hockey League for EHC Linz, the Italian Serie A for HC Bolzano, and in Asia League Ice Hockey for the Japanese club Nippon Paper Cranes.[7][6]

For the 2013-14 season, DiLauro joined the Philadelphia Revolution Ice Hockey organization.[8] With the Revolution, he served as Head Coach of the organizations's U16 team which competed in the Eastern Junior Elite Prospects League, and also as a coach for the organization's Pee Wee team competing in the Full Check Hockey League.[8][4]

Awards and honours[edit]

Award Year
All-ECAC Hockey Rookie Team 1998–99[9]
Pete McGeough Award (Saint Lawrence Saints' outstanding Defenseman) 2001-02[2]
ECAC Tournament Champion 1999-00[2]
ECAC Tournament Champion 2000-01[2]
ECHL Defenseman of the Year 2004–05[3]
ECHL First All-Star Team 2004–05[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Titans Release Veteran DiLauro". OurSportsCentral.com. December 5, 2012. Retrieved January 31, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Saint Hockey Record Book 2014-15" (PDF). St. Lawrence Saints. Retrieved January 31, 2015. 
  3. ^ a b "Wheeling's DiLauro Named Defenseman of Year". OurSportsCentral.com. April 14, 2005. Retrieved January 31, 2015. 
  4. ^ a b c d "Philadelphia Revolution - 2014 - Pee Wee - Full Check Hockey League" (PDF). Philadelphia Revolution. Retrieved January 31, 2015. 
  5. ^ "ECHL Transactions". OurSportsCentral.com. April 11, 2005. Retrieved January 31, 2015. 
  6. ^ a b c "DiLauro Joins Trenton". ECAC Hockey. December 15, 2011. Retrieved January 31, 2015. 
  7. ^ Keith, Robert (August 15, 2011). "Two CHL Players Join Asia League Teams". Pro Hockey News. Retrieved January 31, 2015. 
  8. ^ a b "Philadelphia Revolution/Potomac Patriots". USA Junior Hockey Magazine. Retrieved January 31, 2015. 
  9. ^ "Saints Dominate ECAC Year-End Hardware". USCHO.com. March 18, 1999. Retrieved January 31, 2015. 
  10. ^ "Dupuis Named First-Team All-ECHL". OurSportsCentral.com. April 8, 2005. Retrieved January 31, 2015. 

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