Saviano with Tappara in 2009
August 31, 1981 |
Reading, Massachusetts, USA
|Height||5 ft 7 in (170 cm)|
|Weight||181 lb (82 kg; 12 st 13 lb)|
Lowell Lock Monsters
Saviano spent four seasons with the University of New Hampshire and turned pro in 2004. He had spells in the American Hockey League with the Lowell Lock Monsters and the ECHL with the Florida Everblades. In 2006 he moved to Sweden to play in HockeyAllsvenskan the country's second tier, playing for the Växjö Lakers. In 2007, he signed with Finnish SM-liiga side Tappara, but after two seasons in the Finnish SM-liiga, he returned to Växjö Lakers.
After six seasons in Sweden between the Lakers and Djurgårdens IF in the Swedish Hockey League, Saviano left as a free agent and signed a one-year contract with Italian participants of the Austrian EBEL, HCB South Tyrol on August 25, 2015. In his only season with Bolzano in the 2015–16 campaign, Saviano contributed with 11 goals and 30 points in 54 games.
As a free agent, Saviano opted to leave Italy to sign with Irish EIHL participants, the Belfast Giants, on a one-year contract on June 7, 2016.
Awards and honors
|Hockey East All-Tournament Team||2003|||
|All-NCAA All-Tournament Team||2003|||
|All-Hockey East First Team||2003–04|
|AHCA East First-Team All-American||2003–04|
- "HCB welcome two additions to squad" (in Italian). HCB South Tyrol. 2015-08-25. Retrieved 2015-08-25.
- "Steve Saviano signs with Giants". Belfast Giants. 2016-06-07. Retrieved 2016-06-07.
- "2013-14 Hockey East Media Guide". Hockey East. Retrieved 2014-05-19.
- "NCAA Frozen Four Records" (PDF). NCAA.org. Retrieved 2013-06-19.
- Steve Saviano career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
- Steve Saviano career statistics at EliteProspects.com
|Awards and achievements|
|Hockey East Player of the Year
|Len Ceglarski Sportsmanship Award
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