September 27, 1978 |
Atikokan, ON, CA
|Height||5 ft 10 in (178 cm)|
|Weight||194 lb (88 kg; 13 st 12 lb)|
Grand Rapids Griffins
San Antonio Rampage
Nate DiCasmirro (born September 27, 1978) is an ice hockey right winger who was born in Atikokan, Ontario but grew up in Burnsville, Minnesota, a suburb of Minneapolis. He is currently under contract with HDD Jesenice of the Alps Hockey League (AlpsHL). He plays for the Italian national team.
He holds dual Canadian and U.S. citizenship and is of Italian descent.
DiCasmirro left home as a teenager to play Midget AAA hockey in Marquette, Michigan and later played for St. Cloud State University. He was signed as a free agent in 2002 by the Edmonton Oilers and was sent to play in the minor leagues. In 2006, he signed as an unrestricted free agent with the Boston Bruins and was assigned to play right wing for the Providence Bruins of the AHL. On December 6, 2007, he was traded to the Phoenix Coyotes along with a 5th round draft choice in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft for goaltender Alex Auld.
He has played several seasons in the American Hockey League followed by Bolzano HC in the Italian Serie A, before being released on December 25, 2008. Nate then signed a short-term contract to play with Swedish team Timrå IK on January 6, 2009. Having played 10 games for the Elitserien team, he continued his visit to Sweden by signing for HockeyAllsvenskan newcomers Örebro HK on September 11, 2009. He moved later in the season to the Austrian Hockey League for EC VSV and in 2010 he signed for Brunico in Serie A.
On August 23, 2015, DiCasmirro returned to the Austrian EBEL, signing for a second stint with Italian club, HC Bolzano, as a free agent on a one-year contract.
Regular season and playoffs
|1995–96||North Iowa Huskies||USHL||38||1||8||9||28||—||—||—||—||—|
|1996–97||North Iowa Huskies||USHL||51||18||22||40||86||12||0||6||6||22|
|1997–98||North Iowa Huskies||USHL||52||29||45||74||118||11||5||5||10||34|
|1998–99||St. Cloud State U.||WCHA||34||6||8||14||46||—||—||—||—||—|
|1999–00||St. Cloud State U.||WCHA||40||19||24||43||26||—||—||—||—||—|
|2000–01||St. Cloud State U.||WCHA||32||9||20||29||26||—||—||—||—||—|
|2001–02||St. Cloud State U.||WCHA||41||17||33||50||58||—||—||—||—||—|
|2005–06||Grand Rapids Griffins||AHL||72||16||36||52||97||16||3||3||6||20|
|2007–08||San Antonio Rampage||AHL||23||6||2||8||16||—||—||—||—||—|
Awards and honors
|USHL Dave Tyler Junior Player of the Year Award||1998|||
|All-WCHA Second Team||2001–02|
- "Q&A with Nate DiCasmirro]". Hockeysfuture.com. 2004-02-11. Retrieved 2006-02-18.
- Marty Sundvall, "Fortitude of a Leader: St. Cloud's DiCasmirro Has a Steely Resolve, and a Will to Win," USCHO.com, Jan. 17, 2002.
- Nate DiCasmirro at tsn.com.
- TSN : NHL - Canada's Sports Leader
- "Holländischer Nationalstürmer Jamie Schaafsma ersetzt Nate DiCasmirro" (in German). HC Bolzano. 2008-12-25. Retrieved 2008-12-26.
- "Nate DiCasmirro ansluter till truppen" (in Swedish). Timrå IK. 2009-01-06. Retrieved 2009-01-08.
- "DiCasmirro klar för Örebro" (in Swedish). Örebro HK. 2009-09-11. Archived from the original on October 8, 2011. Retrieved 2009-09-11.
- "From Valpellic to Bolzano: Nate DiCasmirro" (in Italian). HCB South Tyrol. 2015-08-23. Retrieved 2015-08-23.
- "USHL Awards". United States Hockey League. 2012-04-15. Retrieved 2012-08-29.