|Nickname(s)||Il Falco di Gallio|
| 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
198 lb (90 kg)
|Teams|| AS Asiago Hockey (Serie A)|
HC Milano (Serie A)
HC Bolzano (Serie A)
|Born|| October 19th 1965,|
|Pro Career||1984 – 2008|
One of the best Italian players ever, Topatigh began his career in 1984 with Asiago. He transfered in 1987 to HC Bolzano, then in 1993 to HC Devils. He had his best season in 1999-00, where he racked up an impressive 58 goals and 69 assists for 127 points in only 45 games.
Il Falco di Gallio ("The Hawk of Gallio"), as he is nicknamed by the fans, has been a regular member of the Squadra Azzura from 1990, taking part in various World Championships and in three Olympic Games: 1992, 1994 and 2006. He was the oldest player on the Italian squad in Turin for the 2006 Olympics.