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ALL-AMERICAN PROSPECTS GAME: STEVEN SANTINI

Steven Santini is considered to be one of the top young defenseman in USA Hockey

Friday, 09.21.2012 / 1:20 PM ET / Features
By Kevin Snow  - Sabres.com (@kwsnow)
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ALL-AMERICAN PROSPECTS GAME: STEVEN SANTINI
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Steven Santini (Photo: USA Hockey)

Position: Defense

Height: 6-1 (185)

Weight: 208 (94)

Shoots: Right

Date of Birth: 3/7/95

Hometown: Mahopac, N.Y.

2012-13 Team: U.S. National Under-18 Team

Verbal College Commit: Boston College (HEA)


INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENTS:

2012

  • Member of the U.S. National Under-17 Team that claimed first place at the Vlad Dzurilla Under-18 Tournament
    • Played in three games
  • Member of the U.S. National Under-17 Team that placed second at the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in Windsor, Ont.
    • Skated in six games, scoring one goal and collecting one assist
    • Scored in 5-1 win over the Czech Republic on Dec. 29

2011

  • Member of the U.S. National Under-17 Team that captured the Four Nations Tournament title in Balishikha, Russia
    • Played in four games, recording two assists

USA HOCKEY - NTDP:

2011-12

  • Played for the U.S. National Under-17 Team, part of USA Hockey’s National Team Development Program, that competed in the United States Hockey League and against international teams
    • Played in all 55 games, scoring two goals and adding eight assists
    • Had four points (1-3) in five games from Oct. 1-22
    • Collected two assists in 5-4 win over Youngstown on Oct. 22
    • Skated in two USHL Clark Cup Playoff games versus Dubuque, notching one assist

ADDITIONAL NOTES:

  • Son of Steve and Sandra Santini
  • Has verbally committed to attend Boston College of the Hockey East Association
  • Father, Steve, skated for the University of Maine ice hockey team
  • Skated with the New York Apple Core prior to joining the NTDP

STATISTICS:

YEAR TEAM GP G A PTS PIM
2011-12 U.S. National Under-17 Team 55 2 8 10 69
2010-11 New York Apple Core (EJHL) 44 3 14 17 26


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