Ray DiLauro
Born (1979-07-13)July 13, 1979,
Bensalem, PA, USA
Height
Weight
6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
225 lb (102 kg; 16 st 1 lb)
Position Defense
Shoots Left
Pro clubs AHL
Cleveland Barons
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins
Springfield Falcons
Manchester Monarchs
Binghamton Senators
ECHL
Trenton Titans
Fresno Falcons
Wheeling Nailers
Columbus Cottonmouths
Reading Royals
CHL
Missouri Mavericks
DEL
Füchse Duisburg
Krefeld Pinguine
Austria
EHC Linz
Serie A
HC Bolzano
ALH
Nippon Paper Cranes
NHL Draft 246th overall, 1999
Atlanta Thrashers
Playing career 2002–2012[1]

Ray DiLauro (born July 13, 1979) is an American former professional ice hockey defenseman. He was selected by the Atlanta Thrashers in the 9th round (246th overall) of the 1999 NHL Entry Draft.[2][3][4]

Career[edit | edit source]

After playing Youth Hockey for the Philadelphia Glaciers and Tier III Junior "A" Ice Hockey for the Philadelphia Little Flyers, DiLauro played High School Ice Hockey for the National Sports Academy in Lake Placid, New York.[4]

DiLauro then attended St. Lawrence University where he played four seasons of NCAA Division I Ice Hockey with the Saint Lawrence Saints from 1998-2002.[2][4] While at St. Lawrence, DiLauro served as an Alternate Captain during the 2001-02 season, won the 2002 Pete McGeough Award as the team's outstanding Defenseman, and won both the 2000 ECAC Championship and the 2001 ECAC Championship.[2]

During his Professional Ice Hockey career, DiLauro played in the American Hockey League with the Cleveland Barons, Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins, Springfield Falcons, Manchester Monarchs, and Binghamton Senators.[5][6] He also played in the ECHL for the Trenton Titans, Fresno Falcons, Wheeling Nailers, Columbus Cottonmouths, and Reading Royals.[6] In addition, he played in the Central Hockey League for the Missouri Mavericks, the German Deutsche Eishockey Liga for Füchse Duisburg and Krefeld Pinguine, the Austrian Hockey League for EHC Linz, the Italian Serie A for HC Bolzano, and in Asia League Ice Hockey for the Japanese club Nippon Paper Cranes.[6][7]

For the 2013–14 season, DiLauro joined the Philadelphia Revolution Ice Hockey organization.[8] With the Revolution, he served as Head Coach of the organizations's U16 team which competed in the Eastern Junior Elite Prospects League, and also as a coach for the organization's Pee Wee team competing in the Full Check Hockey League.[4][8]

Career statistics[edit | edit source]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1998–99 St. Lawrence University NCAA 35 4 8 12 12
1999–00 St. Lawrence University NCAA 37 3 9 12 22
2000–01 St. Lawrence University NCAA 34 3 11 14 28
2001–02 St. Lawrence University NCAA 34 3 15 18 18
2001–02 Reading Royals ECHL 3 0 2 2 2
2001–02 Springfield Falcons AHL 3 0 0 0 0
2002–03 Reading Royals ECHL 53 7 14 21 47
2002–03 Binghamton Senators AHL 4 0 0 0 2
2002–03 Manchester Monarchs AHL 1 0 0 0 0
2002–03 Springfield Falcons AHL 4 0 1 1 2
2003–04 Columbus Cottonmouths ECHL 52 9 15 24 31
2004–05 Wheeling Nailers ECHL 72 12 40 52 82
2004–05 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 1 0 0 0 0
2005–06 Cleveland Barons AHL 49 5 19 24 33
2005–06 Fresno Falcons ECHL 5 0 0 0 0 14 1 9 10 6
2006–07 Krefeld Pinguine DEL 51 2 11 13 85 2 1 1 2 4
2007–08 Füchse Duisburg DEL 55 7 18 25 98
2008–09 EHC Linz Austria 48 7 20 27 74 10 1 2 3 26
2009–10 HC Bolzano Italy 32 3 10 13 32 10 0 4 4 12
2010–11 Missouri Mavericks CHL 65 10 29 39 75 9 3 6 9 6
2011–12 Nippon Paper Cranes Asia League 19 3 8 11 20
2011–12 Trenton Titans ECHL 48 9 20 29 51
2012–13 Trenton Titans ECHL 19 2 5 7 14
AHL totals 62 5 20 25 37
ECHL totals 252 39 96 135 227 14 1 9 10 6
DEL totals 106 9 29 38 183 2 1 1 2 4

Awards and honors[edit | edit source]

Award Year
All-ECAC Hockey Rookie Team 1998–99[9]
Pete McGeough Award (Saint Lawrence Saints' outstanding Defenseman) 2001-02[2]
ECAC Tournament Champion 1999-00[2]
ECAC Tournament Champion 2000-01[2]
ECHL Defenseman of the Year 2004–05[3]
ECHL First All-Star Team 2004–05[10]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named Ray DiLauro Released by Trenton Titans
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named Ray DiLauro Saint Lawrence Information
  3. 3.0 3.1 Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named Ray DiLauro Named 2004-05 ECHL Defenseman of The Year
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named Ray DiLauro Philadelphia Revolution Coaching Profile
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  7. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named Ray DiLauro Signs with Nippon Paper Cranes
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  9. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named Ray DiLauro Named to 1998-99 ECAC All-Rookie Team
  10. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named Ray DiLauro Named 2004-05 First-Team All-ECHL

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