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Jason Muzzatti
Jason Muzzatti
Position Goaltender
Catches Left
Nickname(s) The Fighting Scorpion
Height
Weight
6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
190 lb (86 kg)
UHL Team
F. Teams
Flint Generals (Head Coach)
Flint Generals
NHL
Calgary Flames
Hartford Whalers
New York Rangers
San Jose Sharks
IHL
Salt Lake Golden Eagles
Indianapolis Ice
AHL
Saint John Flames
Springfield Falcons
Hartford Wolf Pack
Kentucky Thoroughblades
DEL
Eisbären Berlin
Augsburger Panther
SM-liiga
Tappara
Serie A
HCJ Milano Vipers
HC Bolzano
Nationality Flag of Canada Canada & Flag of Italy Italy
Born February 3 1970 (1970-02-03) (age 46),
Toronto, ON, CAN
NHL Draft 21st overall, 1988
Calgary Flames
Pro Career 1993 – 2008

Jason Mark Muzzatti (born February 3, 1970, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada) is a former Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender and now head coach of Flint Generals.

Draft Edit

Muzzatti was drafted by the Calgary Flames in the 1988 NHL Entry Draft as the 21 pick in the 1st round.

Career in North America Edit

Muzzatti played four seasons in the Michigan State University with an amazing record of 83 wins, 34 losses, and 6 ties, than after his University days, Muzzatti was contracted by Salt Lake Golden Eagles of the IHL in 1991. Muzzatti was aqcuired by the Calgary Flames in 1993 but he had just a short stint career in Calgary, playing only 2 games in 2 seasons. After playing for the Flames, Muzzatti played for the Hartford Whalers where he had started 53 games, than traded to the New York Rangers and saw action in 6 games, than short time with just 1 start to finish his NHL career at the San Jose Sharks. After 5 seasons and 4 different NHL teams Muzzatti moved to Europe.

Career in Europe Edit

After his mediocre play in the NHL Jason Muzzatti was contracted by a German DEL side Eisbären Berlin in 1998. After a good season in Germany, Muzzatti was soon contracted by Tappara, a Finnish SM-liiga team which was at the a top side in Finland. Muzzatti had a spectacular season in Tappara and was one of the top Goaltenders in Finland during the 1999–2000 season. After Tappara, Muzzatti returned to Germany and played for Augsburger Panther for one season. In 2001 Jason Muzzatti moved to Italy and was contracted to a top Serie A team HC Milano. Muzzatti became the number one goaltender for Milano and had a good form during his time. In 2004 Muzzatti was contracted by another Italian top team, HC Bolzano. Muzzatti was Bolzano's top goalie for two seasons.

Return to North America Edit

In 2006, after 8 seasons in European top leagues, Jason Muzzatti returned to North America and was contracted by Flint Generals, of the UHL. Muzzatti played the entire 2006–07 season in Flint Generals.

Coaching Career Edit

After retiring he was named on 04 August 2009 as the new head coach of the Flint Generals.

International career Edit

Despite being born in Canada, Jason Muzzatti also holds a Italian citizenship and plays for the Italian national ice hockey team.

Muzzatti played in the 2006 Olympics which were held in Torino, Italy.

References Edit

External linksEdit

Preceded by
Bryan Deasley
Calgary Flames' first round draft pick
1988
Succeeded by
Trevor Kidd


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