Mario Brunetta

Mario Brunetta (born January 25, 1967) is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey goaltender.

Mario Brunetta
Born (1967-01-25) January 25, 1967 (age 54)
Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)
Position Goaltender
Caught Left
Played for Quebec Nordiques
National team  Italy
NHL Draft 162nd overall, 1985
Quebec Nordiques
Playing career 1987–2002

Playing careerEdit

Brunetta was born in Quebec City, Quebec. As a youth, he played in the 1979 and 1980 Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournaments with a minor ice hockey team from Quebec City.[1]

Brunetta was drafted 162nd overall by the Quebec Nordiques during the 1985 NHL Entry Draft. Following three years in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League he was promoted to the Fredericton Express of the AHL. He had a 4-1 start with the Express and was promoted to the Nordiques where he played 29 games that season. During the next two seasons he spent the majority of his time in the AHL and was eventually released. He pursued a career in Europe, playing for teams in Italy, Germany and Sweden.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Pee-Wee players who have reached NHL or WHA" (PDF). Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament. 2018. Retrieved 2019-01-15.
  2. ^ Mario Brunetta biography at Legends of Hockey Hockey Hall of Fame and Museum. 2001-08. Retrieved Sep. 27, 2008.

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