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Anthony Bitetto
Bitetto Predators 2015.jpg
Born July 15 1990 (1990-07-15) (age 29),
Island Park New York
Height
Weight
6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
201 lb (91 kg; 14 st 5 lb)
Position Defense
Shoots Left
NHL team Nashville Predators
NHL Draft 168th overall, 2010
Nashville Predators
Playing career 2012–present

Anthony "Tony" Bitetto (born July 15, 1990) is an American professional ice hockey player who is currently playing for the Nashville Predators in the National Hockey League (NHL).

Playing careerEdit

He was selected 168th overall in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft by the Predators before committing to a collegiate career with Northeastern University in the Hockey East conference.

On March 29, 2012, Bitetto was signed to a two-year entry-level contract with the Nashville Predators.[1] He then began his professional career in the 2012 playoffs with the Predators AHL affiliate, the Milwaukee Admirals.

In the 2014–15 season, his third full professional season and leading the Admirals in scoring from the blueline, Bitetto was recalled by the Predators and made his NHL debut against the Detroit Red Wings in a 5-2 defeat on January 17, 2015.[2]

Career statisticsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2007–08New York Apple CoreEJHL1726828
2008–09New York Apple CoreEJHL30291150
2008–09Indiana IceUSHL2413429130336
2009–10Indiana IceUSHL5811294099922419
2010–11Northeastern UniversityHE383172066
2011–12Northeastern UniversityHE344111534
2011–12Milwaukee AdmiralsAHL10000
2012–13Milwaukee AdmiralsAHL3415635
2012–13Cincinnati CyclonesECHL2312316
2013–14Milwaukee AdmiralsAHL7311253685 3 0 0 0 8
2014–15Milwaukee AdmiralsAHL704263096
2014–15Nashville PredatorsNHL7 0 0 0 7
2015–16Nashville PredatorsNHL2815619 14 0 0 0 6
2015–16Milwaukee AdmiralsAHL6 1 3 4 27
NHL totals 35 1 5 6 26 14 0 0 0 6

Awards and honoursEdit

Award Year
USHL Clark Cup 2009
USHL Second All-Star Team 2010
HE All-Rookie Team 2011

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

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