16 Anthony Florentino
    Anthony Florentino

    Class:
    Freshman

    Hometown:
    West Roxbury, Mass.

    Height / Weight:
    6-2 / 210

    Position:
    D

    Last Team:
    South Kent Selects (USEHL)


    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.

    03/15/2014

    Men's Hockey Sweeps Maine With a 4-2 Win To Advance To Hockey East Semifinals

    Nick Saracino netted two goals and Derek Army had the game winner.

    03/01/2014

    Men's Hockey Sweeps Maine, 3-2, To Finish Third In Hockey East

    Jon Gillies made 35 saves for the Friars.

    12/06/2013

    No. 4 Men's Hockey Rallies For 3-3 Tie At No. 19 Northeastern

    Tom Parisi scored the third period, game-tying goal for the Friars.

    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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