16 Anthony Florentino
    Anthony Florentino

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    West Roxbury, Mass.

    Height / Weight:
    6-2 / 210

    Position:
    D

    Last Team:
    South Kent Selects (USEHL)


    07/06/2014

    Men's Hockey Players Headed To NHL Development Camps

    John Gilmour is making a second appearance at Calgary's NHL Development Camp.

    06/28/2014

    Walman And Hawkey Selected In The 2014 NHL Draft

    Incoming freshman Jake Walman was chosen 82nd overall by St. Louis.

    05/02/2014

    Providence College Holds Letter-Winners Society Induction Ceremony

    Ninety-seven Friar student-athletes earned their varsity jackets.

    04/02/2014

    Florentino Named Hockey East Rookie of the Month

    Anthony Florentino had the game-winning goal at Maine on March 1.

    03/28/2014

    Men's Hockey Blanks Quinnipiac, 4-0, To Advance To The East Regional Final

    Jon Gillies posted his ninth career shutout to help the Friars capture their first NCAA win since 1991.

    2013-14 Honors and Awards:
    • 2x HEA Weekly Top Performer (11/11, 12/9)
    • HEA Rookie of the Month (March)

    2013-14: Registered his first goal in his first collegiate game, a 3-0 win over No. 11 Minnesota State (10/12) ... Had a season-high two points twice, scoring a goal and an assist against AIC (10/19) and posting two assists against Merrimack (11/9) ... Notched three power-play goals on the season ... Finished tied for the fourth highest plus-minus on the team (+12) ... Had the game-winning goal at Maine (3/1) .... Tallied his first career post-season goal in the Friars' 4-0 NCAA First Round win over Quinnipiac (3/28) ... Attended Buffalo's 2014 NHL Development Camp ... Also took part in Team USA's National Junior Evaluation Camp in Lake Placid, N.Y.

    BEFORE PROVIDENCE: Drafted in the fifth round (143rd overall) by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2013 NHL Draft ... Attended Buffalo's 2013 Development Camp ... Attended South Kent for his sophomore, junior and senior seasons ... Played last season for South Kent's Select Academy U-18 team (U.S. Elite Hockey League) ... Served as a team captain in 2012-13 and scored 21 goals and added 32 assists for 53 points in 62 games ... Helped the Selects to the championship game of the 2013 US Elite Hockey League championship weekend against the Boston Jr. Bruins ... Ranked 75th among North American skaters in the final set of rankings from the NHL Central Scouting Service (April 24, 2013) ... Selected for the U.S. Under-17 Team that took part in the Vlad Dzurilla U-18 Tournament in Piestany, Slovakia on Feb. 7-13, 2012 ... In three games at the Vlad Dzurilla tournament, had two assists as the U.S. finished first ... In 36 games for South Kent as a junior, scored five goals and added 14 assists for 19 points ... In 24 games for South Kent as a sophomore, scored five goals and had 10 assists for 15 points ... Played his freshman season for Xaverian Brothers High School (Westwood, Mass.) and helped the Hawks to an appearance in the Super 8 tournament.

    PERSONAL: Anthony J. Florentino ... Born January 30, 1995 ... Son of Jim and Beth Florentino ... Has an older sister, Lea, three older brothers, James, Rob and Gerard, and a nephew, Dillon ... James played hockey at Stonehill College, while Rob played at UMass Boston before joining the ECHL (currently playing for the Evansville Icemen) ... Gerard played baseball at UMass Boston ... Has not declared a major.

    CAREER HIGHS
    Goals: 1 (at NU 12/6/13)
    Assists: 2 (vs. MC 11/9/13)
    Points: 2 (twice - last vs. MC 11/9/13)
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