Jr. | F | Homer Glen, Ill.
Canzoneri's 17 assists led a Bentley team that had
only one senior – goaltender Ray Jean –
Key Statistics: Canzoneri
scored a goal in his first collegiate game, jump-starting
an impressive freshman season: his 23 assists ranked
second-best in school history for a rookie and his 31
points ranked fifth all-time for first-year Falcons.
The scoring dropped off only slightly in his sophomore
campaign (9-17-26). He produced two game-winners last
What He Does: Canzoneri has proven
himself as a solid playmaker and a threat on the power
play. Canzoneri prides himself with playing two-way
hockey, something he learned throughout his youth career.
Coach Ryan Soderquist will use him in just about every
situation, especially at even-strength when a game is
The Bigger Picture: Canzoneri, 22,
has challenged himself this summer to add elements to
his game. If he’s successful, expect to see the
centerman crash the net a bit more and think shot-first
rather than pass. With most of Bentley’s forwards
returning to the fold, perhaps Canzoneri will find a
home with one unit and be more productive playing with
the same faces every game.
Canzoneri on his decision to attend
Bentley: “If I could do it all over again,
I would do it again at Bentley. The atmosphere is great.
It’s close to Boston and, being from Chicago,
I like the big-city life.”