Borsato was drafted in the 7th round, 135th overall by the Winnipeg Jets in the 1984 NHL Entry Draft. He grew up in Bramalea, Ontario and played Junior "B" hockey with the Bramalea Blues. He played collegiate hockey at Clarkson University from 1984 to 1988, and then played for the Moncton Hawks. He was recalled to the Winnipeg Jets for one game in the 1990-1991 season, and played the bulk of the subsequent season with the team. By 1995, he was playing in European leagues, where he would finish his career, having played for the Cologne Sharks, HIFK Helsinki, Davos, and Nuermberg Ice Tigers.
He is currently a co-owner and founder of the website Brampton.com.