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Jim Camazzola
Position Forward
Shoots Left
5 ft 11 in (1.8 m)
190 lb (86 kg)
Teams Chicago Blackhawks
Born January 5 1964 (1964-01-05) (age 52),
Vancouver, BC, CAN
NHL Draft 196th overall, 1982
Chicago Blackhawks
Pro Career 1985 – 2002

James "Jimmy" Camazzola (born January 5, 1964 in Vancouver, British Columbia) is a retired professional ice hockey forward.

He played junior hockey for the Kamloops Junior Oilers, Seattle Breakers, and the New Westminster Royals. The Chicago Blackhawks chose him 196th overall in the 1982 NHL Entry Draft.

Camazzola turned pro in 1985-86 and only got into three games with the Hawks in three seasons. He spent the rest of his time in the minors. In 1988 he took advantage of his Italian heritage and moved to Europe to play in Italy.

He spent thirteen seasons in Italy and Germany playing with teams in their national leagues. Camazzola also played for Italy in the 1992 and 1994 Olympics and the 1992 World Championship.

After retiring in 2001, he was the coach of AS Asiago Hockey

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His brother, Tony Camazzola, also played in the NHL.

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