Sean Bentivoglio

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Sean Bentivoglio
Born (1985-10-16) October 16, 1985 (age 29)
Thorold, ON, CAN
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shoots Left
Serie A team
Former teams
HC Asiago
New York Islanders
Augsburger Panther
National team  Italy
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2007–present

Sean Bentivoglio (born October 16, 1985 in Thorold, Ontario), is a professional ice hockey forward currently playing for HC Asiago of Italy's Serie A.

Playing career[edit]

Undrafted, Bentivoglio played four years of collegiate hockey with Niagara University of the CHA. In his senior year and captain of the Purple Eagles in the 2006–07 season, Sean was named the CHA's player of the year.[1] After finishing his collegiate career, Sean made his professional debut with the AHL's Providence Bruins. Bentivoglio made an impact with the P-Bruins helping them get past the first round in the playoffs with 9 points in 13 games.[2]

On May 21, 2007, Bentivoglio signed a three-year entry level contract with the New York Islanders.[3] Sean was assigned to AHL affiliate, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers for the 2007–08 season. In the 2008–09 season, Sean matched his 32 point rookie campaign with the Sound Tigers and made his NHL debut with the Islanders in a 5-1 defeat to the Montreal Canadiens on April 2, 2009.[4]

After three years within the Islanders organization, Sean left as a free agent. On July 22, 2010, he signed a one-year contract with German club Augsburger Panther of the DEL.[5]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2003–04 Niagara University CHA 39 2 19 21 14
2004–05 Niagara University CHA 36 9 18 27 20
2005–06 Niagara University CHA 33 16 22 38 55
2006–07 Niagara University CHA 37 16 30 46 53
2006–07 Providence Bruins AHL 15 3 11 14 8 13 3 6 9 14
2007–08 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 68 9 23 32 28
2008–09 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 78 13 19 32 47 4 1 1 2 4
2008–09 New York Islanders NHL 1 0 0 0 2
2009–10 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 80 19 26 45 64 5 1 1 2 12
2010–11 Augsburger Panther DEL 40 5 16 21 54
2011–12 HC Asiago ITL 44 15 28 43 82 4 1 2 3 12
2012–13 HC Asiago ITL 44 23 52 75 72 15 12 24 36 14
2013–14 HC Asiago ITL 39 26 42 68 34 11 1 5 6 12
NHL totals 1 0 0 0 2

Awards and honours[edit]

Award Year
All-CHA First Team 2005–06
All-CHA First Team 2006–07
CHA Player of the Year 2006–07

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vince McConeghy (2006-12-10). "He could go all the way". USHO. Retrieved 2010-03-15. 
  2. ^ "Tigers' Bentivoglio has plenty of scrap in him". CTpost. 2009-10-31. Retrieved 2010-03-15. 
  3. ^ "Islanders add top prospect". New York Islanders. 2007-05-21. Retrieved 2010-03-15. 
  4. ^ "Canadiens roll over last-place Islanders to jump into seventh place". CBS Sports. 2009-04-02. Retrieved 2010-03-15. 
  5. ^ "Sean Bentivoglio changes to Augsburger" (in German). Augsburger Panther. 2010-07-22. Retrieved 2010-07-25. [dead link]

External links[edit]

Sean Bentivoglio's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Scott Munroe
Jeff Van Nynatten
CHA Player of the Year
2006-07
Succeeded by
Ryan Cruthers