Mario Scalzo
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Position Defence
Shoots Left
5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
190 lb (86 kg)
SM-Liiga Team
F. Teams
TPS Turku
Iowa Stars
Norfolk Admirals
EC Red Bull Salzburg
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born (1984-11-11)November 11, 1984,
Saint-Hubert, QC, CAN
Pro Career 2005 – present

Mario Scalzo (born November 11, 1984 in Saint-Hubert, Quebec) is a Canadian ice hockey Defenceman currently playing for TPS Turku in the SM-Liiga.

Career[edit | edit source]

Scalzo played junior hockey in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League for the Victoriaville Tigres and the Rimouski Océanic. He is perhaps the most well known for his junior hockey days in Rimouski where he played on the 2005 Memorial Cup Championship team Captained by Sidney Crosby. Other major peieces of that team included Marc Antoine Poulliot and Dany Roussin, both linemates of Crosby. That year, the three along with Scalzo lead the Oceanic in scoring. After signing as a free agent with the Dallas Stars of the NHL in 2005, Scalzo spent three seasons in the American Hockey League playing for the Iowa Stars and the Norfolk Admirals. He was traded to the Tampa Bay Lightning organization in 2007 for Bryce Lampman.[1] Scalzo joined Red Bull Salzburg in 2008 and signed than on 7 April 2009 with Adler Mannheim.[2] On April 29, 2011, Scalzo was added to the Canadian roster for the 2011 IIHF World Championship held in Slovakia .[3]

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