Daniel Catenacci (born March 9, 1993) is a Canadian-Italian professional ice hockey centre who is currently playing with HCB South Tyrol in the Austrian Hockey League (EBEL). He has formerly played in the National Hockey League (NHL) with the Buffalo Sabres and New York Rangers.
March 9, 1993|
Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada
|Height||5 ft 10 in (178 cm)|
|Weight||191 lb (87 kg; 13 st 9 lb)|
New York Rangers
77th overall, 2011|
Catenacci was drafted in the third round, 77th overall, by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. He made his professional debut with the Rochester Americans during the 2013 American Hockey League playoffs.
On February 5, 2016, Catenacci was recalled from the minors by the Sabres. He made his debut with the Sabres the next night in a game against the Boston Bruins. In his third game, against the Philadelphia Flyers, Catenacci was injured by a check from Radko Gudas. After spending a week on the injured reserve list, Catenacci was reassigned to Rochester on February 19. On March 1, 2016, Catenacci was once again recalled by the Sabres. He finished the season playing in 11 games with Buffalo, scoring no points.
As a free agent from the Rangers, following parts of two seasons with the club, Catenacci left North America after his first 6 professional seasons in agreeing to a one-year contract with Italian club, HCB South Tyrol of the EBEL on July 19, 2018.
Regular season and playoffsEdit
|2009–10||Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds||OHL||65||10||20||30||68||5||1||1||2||6|
|2010–11||Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds||OHL||67||26||45||71||117||—||—||—||—||—|
|2011–12||Owen Sound Attack||OHL||67||33||39||72||114||5||1||3||4||8|
|2012–13||Owen Sound Attack||OHL||67||38||41||79||115||12||3||6||9||32|
|2016–17||Hartford Wolf Pack||AHL||19||4||5||9||26||—||—||—||—||—|
|2017–18||Hartford Wolf Pack||AHL||42||5||10||15||31||—||—||—||—||—|
|2017–18||New York Rangers||NHL||1||0||0||0||0||—||—||—||—||—|
- "Catenacci OHL's top draft pick". Toronto Star. May 3, 2009. Retrieved February 7, 2016.
- Walker, Bill (August 24, 2011). "Attack land veteran centre Daniel Catenacci from Soo". Owen Sound Sun Times. Retrieved February 7, 2016.
- Walker, Bill (March 19, 2013). "Catenacci expects rude reception". Owen Sound Sun Times. Retrieved February 7, 2016.
- Boron, Andy (April 18, 2013). "Amerks Call Up Catenacci, Knapp, Loading Up For AHL Playoffs". Die By The Blade. Retrieved February 7, 2016.
- Silverman, Cat (February 5, 2016). "Daniel Catenacci Earns Recall for Buffalo Sabres". Today's Slapshot. Retrieved February 7, 2016.
- "Newmarket's Catenacci gets NHL debut with Sabres". Newmarket Era. February 6, 2016. Retrieved February 7, 2016.
- Cooper, Josh (February 11, 2016). "Sabres call Radko Gudas 'idiot' after crushing Daniel Catenacci check". Yahoo! Sports. Retrieved February 13, 2016.
- Kania, Melissa (February 19, 2016). "Buffalo Sabres Return Bailey, Catenacci to AHL". Sabre Noise. Retrieved February 20, 2016.
- "Sabres recall O'Reilly, Catenacci from Rochester". Buffalo Sabres. March 1, 2016. Retrieved March 1, 2016.
- "Sabres trade Catenacci to Rangers for defenseman Mat Bodie". Yahoo! Sports. 2017-02-28. Retrieved 2017-02-28.
- "HCB strikes again with signing of Dan Catenacci". HCB South Tyrol. 2018-07-19. Retrieved 2018-07-19.