2019 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge

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Francesco Pinelli
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Position
Forward
Date of Birth
04-11-2003
HT/WT
6'1 / 186
Shoots
L
Hometown
Stoney Creek, Ont
Club Team
Kitchener OHL
Teams
2021 IIHF U18 World Championship - Canada
2019 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge - Canada Red
2019 National Under-17 Development Camp - Red
2019 Canada Winter Games (Men) - Ontario

Biography

HOCKEY CANADA BACKGROUND

Played for Canada Red at the 2019 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in Medicine Hat, Alta., and Swift Current, Sask., finishing fifth … Attended Canada’s national under-17 development camp in Calgary, Alta., in July 2019

HOCKEY BACKGROUND

Kitchener’s first-round selection, 13th overall, in the 2019 OHL Priority Selection … 2019-20: Ninth in Kitchener scoring … Second in Kitchener rookie scoring … Set a career high with three points (3A) on March 6 vs. Barrie … Minor Hockey: Lists Angelo Catenaro as his favourite minor hockey coach … Captain of the Toronto Red Wings (U16 AAA) in 2018-19 … Won a gold medal with GTHL Blue at the 2019 OHL Gold Cup … Won a silver medal with Ontario at the 2019 Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, Alta. … Won a gold medal with Detroit Belle Tire at the 2016 Tournoi international de hockey pee-wee de Québec … Captain of the Hamilton Jr. Bulldogs (U9 AAA) in 2011-12 … Won the OMHA championship (U9 AAA) with Hamilton in 2012

PERSONAL

Son of Frank and Daniela … Has two brothers, Anthony and Luca … Favourite NHL team growing up: Toronto Maple Leafs … Favourite player: Evgeni Malkin

Statistics

GP
P
G
A
PIM
3
2
2
0
0

Tournament Game Log

Date
P
G
A
PIM
Jul 26, 2019
0
0
0
0
Jul 25, 2019
0
0
0
0
Jul 24, 2019
2
2
0
0

Past Events

Event
GP
P
G
A
PIM
1
1
1
0
2
2021 IIHF U18 World Championship
7
11
4
7
0
2019 National Under-17 Development Camp
3
2
2
0
0
2019 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge (Pre)
1
2
1
1
0
2019 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge
5
1
1
0
6
2019 Canada Winter Games (Men)
6
3
2
1
2
Videos
Photos
2018 U17: SWE 4 – CAN-R 3 SO (Bronze Medal)
Raymond scored the lone goal in the shootout to give Sweden bronze.
2018 U17: RUS 2 – FIN 1 (Gold Medal)
Gushchin and Kokhanin scored to give the Russians a fourth U17 gold.
2018 U17: RUS 6 – SWE 4 (Semifinal)
Ponomaryov had 2G 2A to help the Russians reach the gold medal game.
2018 U17: CZE 2 – USA 1 (7th Place)
Mysak had a goal and an assist to lead the Czechs to seventh place.