2019-20 National Men's U18 Team

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Cole Perfetti
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Position
Forward
Date of Birth
01-01-2002
HT/WT
5'10 / 177
Shoots
L
Hometown
Whitby, Ont.
Club Team
Saginaw (OHL)
NHL Draft
WPG '20 (1, 10)
Teams
2021 IIHF World Junior Championship - Canada
2020 National Junior Team Sport Chek Selection Camp - Red
2019 National Junior Team Sport Chek Selection Camp - Canada
2019 Hlinka Gretzky Cup - Canada
2019 National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team Selection Camp - White
2018 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge - Canada White
2018 National Under-17 Development Camp - White

Biography

HOCKEY CANADA BACKGROUND

Attended Canada’s National Junior Team Sport Chek Summer Development Camp virtually in July 2020 … Attended Canada’s National Junior Team Sport Chek Selection Camp in Oakville, Ont., in December 2019 … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team at the 2019 Hlinka Gretzky Cup in the Czech Republic and Slovakia … Played for Canada White at the 2018 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in Saint John and Quispamsis, N.B., finishing sixth … Attended Canada’s national under-17 development camp in Calgary, Alta., in July 2018

HOCKEY BACKGROUND

Saginaw’s first-round selection, fifth overall, in the 2018 OHL Priority Selection … 2019-20: Led Saginaw in scoring … Second in OHL scoring … Second in the OHL in assists (74) … Fifth in the OHL in plus-minus (+49) … Named CHL Scholastic Player of the Year … Won the Bobby Smith Trophy as OHL scholastic player of the year … Finalist for the Red Tilson Trophy as OHL most outstanding player … Named to the OHL Second All-Star Team … Played in the CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game … Set a career high with five points on Jan. 4 vs. Oshawa (1G 4A) and Feb. 12 vs. Sault Ste. Marie (5A) … 2018-19: Co-led Saginaw in scoring … Led Saginaw in rookie scoring … Led OHL rookies in goals and points … Named to the OHL First All-Rookie Team … Finalist for the Emms Family Award as OHL rookie of the year … Minor Hockey: Lists Rico Sirizzotti as his favourite minor hockey coach … Won a silver medal with GTHL Red at the 2018 OHL Gold Cup … Named to the 2018 OHL Cup All-Star Team … Won the OMHA championship with the Whitby Wildcats in 2016 (Bantam AAA) and 2017 (Minor Midget AAA) …  Played for Whitby at the 2014 Tournoi international de hockey pee-wee de Québec … Won The Brick Invitational Hockey Tournament with the Toronto Bulldogs in 2012

PERSONAL

Son of Angelo and Sandra … Has one sister, Abby … Favourite NHL team growing up: Toronto Maple Leafs … Favourite player: Auston Matthews

Statistics

GP
P
G
A
PIM
5
9
7
2
2

Tournament Game Log

Date
P
G
A
PIM
Aug 10, 2019
0
0
0
0
Aug 09, 2019
2
2
0
0
Aug 07, 2019
1
1
0
0
Aug 06, 2019
4
2
2
0
Aug 05, 2019
2
2
0
2

Past Events

Event
GP
P
G
A
PIM
2020 National Junior Team Sport Chek Selection Camp
4
4
0
4
2
2021 IIHF World Junior Championship (Pre)
1
1
0
1
0
2021 IIHF World Junior Championship
7
6
2
4
2
2019 National Junior Team Sport Chek Selection Camp
2
0
0
0
0
2019 Hlinka Gretzky Cup (Pre)
1
2
0
2
0
2019 Hlinka Gretzky Cup
5
9
7
2
2
2019 National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team Selection Camp
3
6
1
5
0
2018 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge (Pre)
1
0
0
0
2
2018 National Under-17 Development Camp
3
2
1
1
0
2018 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge
5
9
2
7
4
Videos
Photos
2019 Hlinka Gretzky Cup: RUS 3 – CAN 2 (Gold Medal)
Byfield and Foudy scored, but Canada was left with a silver medal.
2019 Hlinka Gretzky Cup: CAN 3 – SWE 2 SO (Semifinal)
Perfetti delivered two regulation goals and three shootout tallies.
2019 Hlinka Gretzky Cup: CAN 7 – CZE 1 (Preliminary)
Lapierre finished with 1G 2A to help Canada to a perfect prelims.
2019 Hlinka Gretzky Cup: CAN 8 – SUI 0 (Preliminary)
Perfetti had two goals and two assists to send Canada past the Swiss.