|Born|| January 2 1990,|
Wakefield, MA, US
| 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
201 lb (91 kg; 14 st 5 lb)
| NHL team (P)|
| Vancouver Canucks|
Merrimack Warriors (HE)
|NHL Draft|| 173rd overall, 2009|
</div></div> Joe Cannata (born January 2, 1990) is an American ice hockey goaltender who is currently playing for the Merrimack Warriors in the Hockey East conference of the NCAA. Cannata was selected by the Vancouver Canucks in the sixth round, 173rd overall, of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft after his freshman season at Merrimack where he played in 23 games. Internationally, Cannata has represented the United States at the IIHF World Under-18 Championship in Kazan, Russia.
High school and USNTDP (2004–08)Edit
Joe Cannata played high school hockey at Boston College High School. In his junior year he helped lead the team to its second consecutive Super Eight Championship. Shortly after the victory he was invited to attend a try out for the U-18 US NTDP. This was followed by an invitation to play for Merrimack College in the Hockey East Conference.
Cannata made his collegiate debut with the Merrimack Warriors on October 18, 2008 against Army. He stopped all 44 shots to become the first goaltender in school history to register a shutout in his first career game.
|2007–08||U.S. National Team Development Program||U-18||29||16||14||1||—||1,781||76||751||1||2.56||.899|
|2007–08||U.S. National Team Development Program||NAHL||5||3||1||1||—||307||12||140||0||2.35||.914|
|2008||United States||U18 IIHF||2||1||1||0||120||7||47||0||3.50||.851|
Awards and achievementsEdit
|Boston College High School MVP||2006–2007|
|Hockey East (HE) Defensive Player of the Month||November 2010|||
|Walter Brown Award finalist||2010–2011|||
|Hobey Baker Award candidate||2010–2011|||
|Hockey East (HE) Defensive Player of the Month||October 2011|||
|Hockey East (HE) Defensive Player of the Week||November 7, 2011|||
|Hockey East (HE) Defensive Player of the Week||November 14, 2011|||
- Career wins: 47 (2008–present)
- ↑ Harris, Stephen (2008-06-18). Boston Herald: No Stopping Joe Cannata. Merrimack College. Retrieved on 2011-10-31.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Joe Cannata. Merrimack Collage. Retrieved on 31 October 2011.
- ↑ Joe Cannata Named Hockey East Defensive Player of the Month. Merrimack College (2011-11-01). Retrieved on 2011-11-01.
- ↑ Cannata Named HEA Defensive Player of the Week; #4/6 Merrimack Earns 3 First-Place Votes. Merrimack College (2011-11-07). Retrieved on 2011-11-07.
- ↑ Hockey 2nd in Country; Cannata Named HEA Defensive Player of the Week. Merrimack College (2011-11-14). Retrieved on 2011-11-18.
- Joe Cannata's career stats at Eliteprospects.com
- Cannata Joe Cannata's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
- Joe Cannata's Merrimack College Profile
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