February 3, 1970 |
Toronto, ON, CAN
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)|
|Played for||Flint Generals
New York Rangers
San Jose Sharks
Salt Lake Golden Eagles
Saint John Flames
Hartford Wolf Pack
HCJ Milano Vipers
|National team|| Canada
|NHL Draft||21st overall, 1988
Muzzatti played four seasons at Michigan State University with a record of 83 wins, 34 losses, and 6 ties. He was drafted by the Calgary Flames in the 1988 NHL Entry Draft as the 21st pick in the first round. He joined the Salt Lake Golden Eagles of the IHL in 1991. He joined the Flames in 1993 but he had just a short career in Calgary, playing only two games in two seasons. He was claimed on waivers by the Hartford Whalers in 1995 and played 53 games before he was traded to the New York Rangers. He finished his NHL career in 1997–98 with the San Jose Sharks.
Muzzatti joined Deutsche Eishockey Liga side Eisbären Berlin in 1998. He joined Tappara, a Finnish SM-liiga team, one year later before returning to Germany and the Augsburger Panther for one season. In 2001 he moved to Italy to play for Serie A team HC Milano Vipers. Muzzatti became the number one goaltender for Milano. In 2004 Muzzatti was contracted by another Italian top team, Hockey Club Bolzano. Muzzatti was Bolzano's top goalie for two seasons.
In 2006, after 8 seasons in European top leagues, Muzzatti returned to North America and was contracted by Flint Generals of the United Hockey League. Muzzatti played the entire 2006–07 season in Flint Generals after which he retired. He was named the coach of the Generals in 2009.
Despite being born in Canada, and representing the Canadian national team during 1992-93, Muzzatti also holds Italian citizenship and played for the Italian national ice hockey team. He played in the 2006 Winter Olympics, held in Turin, Italy for the host country.
Awards and honours
|All-CCHA Second Team||1987–88|||
|CCHA All-Tournament Team||1989|||
|All-CCHA First Team||1989–90|||
|AHCA West Second-Team All-American||1989–90|||
|CCHA All-Tournament Team||1990|||
- "Jason Muzzatti player profile". Hockey Hall of Fame. Retrieved 2010-01-24.
- Flint Generals hire Jason Muzzatti as new head coach
- "All-CCHA Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-27.
- "2012-13 CCHA Media Guide". ISSUU.com. Retrieved 2014-04-23.
- "Men's Ice Hockey Award Winners" (PDF). NCAA.org. Retrieved June 11, 2013.
- Jason Muzzatti career statistics at EliteProspects.com
- Jason Muzzatti's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
- Jason Muzzatti's biography at Legends of Hockey
- Just Goalies Website
|Awards and achievements|
|Calgary Flames' first round draft pick
|CCHA Most Valuable Player in Tournament