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Anthony Florentino
Anthony  Florentino

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
West Roxbury, Mass.

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 216

Position:
D

Last Team:
South Kent Selects (USEHL)


04/08/2017

Anthony Florentino Inks Contract with the Rochester Americans

The senior defenseman appeared in 131 games in four seasons with the Friars.

03/21/2017

No. 13 Men’s Hockey Battles No. 2 Harvard in NCAA East Regional on Friday

The Friars and Crimson meet for the first time since 1984 on Friday at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center.

02/24/2017

No. 10 Men’s Hockey Downs UMass, 6-2

Jake Walman tallied two goals and an assist for the Friars on Friday night in Amherst.

02/22/2017

No. 10 Men’s Hockey Game Notes vs. UMass

The Friars and Minutemen close out the regular season in a home-and-home series this weekend.

02/17/2017

No. 10 Men's Hockey Falls at No. 15 Notre Dame, 4-1

Anthony Florentino scored the lone goal for the Friars on Friday night.

12/16/2015

Mayor's Cup - Game 1

Schneider Arena (12/10/15)

2016-17 Honors and Awards:
• Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week (2/6)
• Hockey East Weekly Honor Roll (10/24)

2016-17:
Appeared in 30 games for the Friars, totaling nine goals and seven assists for a career-high 16 points … registered five multi-point games, including three three-point efforts … notched a goal and two assists in a 6-3 win vs. St. Lawrence (Oct. 22) … tallied a goal and an assists at Northeastern (Nov. 18) … factored in on all three goals in a 3-2 win vs. Colgate (Nov. 26) … notched two assists at RIT (Dec. 9) … posted his first career hat trick, including the game-winning goal against Maine (Feb. 4) … named Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week (Feb. 6) … earned Hockey East weekly honor roll recognition (Oct. 24) ... signed an AHL contract with the Rochester Americans for the 2017-18 season (April 8).


2015-2016: Played a total of 31 games, registering 12 points (5-7-12) … scored a goal and was a season-high +3 in the season opener at Miami (Oct. 9) … registered a pair of two-point games on the season (1-1-2) … one against Ohio State, netting the game winner in that game (Oct. 23) and at Vermont (Jan. 16) … scored goals in back-to-back games against Yale (Nov. 28) and Merrimack (Dec. 4) … added an assist in Providence’s 4-2 win over Maine (Feb. 6)… Posted an assist in each of the games in the home-and-home series versus UMass (Feb. 26-27)… finished the season with a +12 rating … blocked 42 shots on the season.



2014-15 Honors and Awards:
• NCAA Frozen Four All-Tournament Team (4/11)
• #36 - The Hockey News 50 Players To Watch (10/3)

2014-15: Played in 40 games, totalling three goals and 12 assists for 15 points ... His 12 assists and 15 points were career-high totals ... Had a goal and two assists in NCAA play and was named to the Frozen Four All-Tournament Team ... His +6 plus-minus in NCAA play was the top mark in the team ... Posted an assist in each game of the season-opening series at Ohio State (Oct. 10-11) ... Added an assist in Providence's 2-2 tie at third-ranked North Dakota (Oct. 25) ... Added an assist in Providence's 2-1 win at No. 6/6 Boston University (Nov. 1) ... Had an assist in PC's 3-0 win over Vermont (Dec. 29) to help the Friars clinch the 2014 Catamount Cup title ... Scored his first goal of the season when he opened the scoring in PC's 5-4 overtime win versus Colorado College (Jan. 3) ... Had an assist on Shane Luke's overtime game-winning goal at Brown (Jan. 9) ... Added an assist in Providence's 2-1 loss at UNH (Jan. 13) ... Scored his first power-play goal of the season in Providence's 4-1 win over UMass Lowell (Jan. 24) ...Tied a career-high mark with a pair of assists in Providence's 3-2 loss at Boston College (Jan. 30) ... Had an assist in Providence's overtime 2-1 loss against UNH in game one of the Hockey East Quarterfinals (Mar. 13) ... Recorded an assist in Providence's 7-5 win over Miami in the NCAA East Regional Semifinal (March 28) ... Tallied an assist in Providence's 4-1 win over Omaha in the Frozen Four Semifinal (April 9) ... Scored the opening goal in Providence's 4-3 NCAA Championship-winning game against Boston University (April 11).



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 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 ... Social Science major.

CAREER HIGHS
Goals: 3 (2/4/17 vs. Maine)
Assists: 2 (5 times - 12/9/16 at RIT)
Points: 3 (3 times - 2/4/17 vs. Maine)
Point Streak: 3 games* (10/30/16 - 11/18/16); 3-1-4
Goal Streak: 3 games (10/30/16 - 11/18/16); 3-1-4

* - Two times, most recent occurance listed

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