|5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
182 lb (83 kg)
Hartford Wolf Pack
|Born||October 17, 1986,|
Oakville, ON, CAN
|Pro Career||2006 – present|
Tyler Donati (born October 17, 1986 in Oakville, Ontario) is an ice hockey right wing, currently of the Chicago Express of the ECHL. Tyler played with his identical twin brother Justin Donati on the Toronto St. Michael's Majors of the OHL, but this was ended when Tyler was traded to the Belleville Bulls. Tyler is the older of the Donati twins by 7 minutes. Neither brother was drafted to the NHL in 2006, but both attended Detroit Red Wings rookie camp.
Playing career[edit | edit source]
On January 8, 2005 Tyler, along with his brother Justin, was acquired from the Oshawa Generals to the Toronto St. Michael's Majors for Cal Clutterbuck. Tyler and his brother both attended the Detroit Red Wings rookie camp as non-draft invitees in August/Sept of 2006 and played well, both producing points regularly throughout the tournament games.
Awards[edit | edit source]
- 2009–10 CCM U+ ECHL Most Valuable Player
- 2009–10 Leading Scorer
Personal information[edit | edit source]
Tyler and his brother Justin are actively involved in the "points for Cancer" fund, with money for each point either Donati scores being matched by their respective hockey clubs going to research to finding a cure for ovarian cancer, which their mother Corinne was diagnosed with in 2003. She died in July 2006. The "points for Cancer" fundraising continues in her name.
Career statistics[edit | edit source]
|2004–05||Toronto St. Michael's Majors||OHL||28||9||8||17||12||10||2||5||7||0|
|2005–06||Toronto St. Michael's Majors||OHL||68||36||36||72||50||4||1||2||3||2|
|2005–06||Motor City Mechanics||UHL||4||0||1||1||4||—||—||—||—||—|
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