who played his minor hockey with the Hamilton Huskies has been signed by the Windsor Spitfires of the Ontario Hockey League.
Cristiano played with the Major Midgets last season and AP'd with the Burlington Cougars for a few games.
This season he signed with our hometown Red Wings who he credits with giving him the opportunity to play and be seen at the junior level and opening the door to this exciting opportunity.
Best of luck to Cristiano from the Hamilton Huskies organization !
OHL's WINDSOR SPITFIRES ADD DiGIACINTO
General Manager Warren Rychel has announced the club has added free agent forward Cristiano DiGiacinto.
The 5'11, 185-pound native of Hamilton, Ontario played nine games this season for the OJHL's Hamilton Red Wings, scoring eight times and adding three assists along with 37 penalty minutes.
“We're excited to add Cristiano to our lineup,” Rychel said. With limited draft picks, we need to find and sign quality players. We like his intensity and ability around the net. He's a gritty player that has demonstrated the ability to finish at the Tier II level. We look forward to him doing the same with the Windsor Spitfires.”
Born January 10, 1996, DiGiacinto also played four games with the Burlington Cougars last season, posting a goal and two assits with four penalty minutes.
DiGiacinto will be in the lineup Thursday night, when the Spitfires host the Guelph Storm.
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