| 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m)|
185 lb (84 kg)
| Serie A Team|
| AS Asiago Hockey|
New York Islanders
|Born|| October 16 1985,|
St. Catharines, ON, CAN
|Pro Career||2007 – present|
Undrafted, Bentivoglio played four years of collegiate hockey with Niagara University of the CHA. In his senior year and captain of the Purple Eagles in the 2006–07 season, Sean was named the CHA's player of the year. After finishing his collegiate career, Sean made his professional debut with the AHL's Providence Bruins. Bentivoglio made an impact with the P-Bruins helping them get past the first round in the playoffs with 9 points in 13 games.
On May 21, 2007, Bentivoglio signed a three-year entry level contract with the New York Islanders. Sean was assigned to AHL affiliate, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers for the 2007–08 season. In the 2008–09 season, Sean matched his 32 point rookie campaign with the Sound Tigers and made his NHL debut with the Islanders in a 5-1 defeat to the Montreal Canadiens on April 2, 2009.
After three years within the Islanders organization, Sean left as a free agent and on July 22, 2010, he signed a one-year contract with German club, Augsburger Panther of the DEL.
Awards & achievementsEdit
- 2006–07 CHA Player of the Year
|2007–08||Bridgeport Sound Tigers||AHL||68||9||23||32||28||—||—||—||—||—|
|2008–09||Bridgeport Sound Tigers||AHL||78||13||19||32||47||4||1||1||2||4|
|2008–09||New York Islanders||NHL||1||0||0||0||2||—||—||—||—||—|
|2009–10||Bridgeport Sound Tigers||AHL||80||19||26||45||64||5||1||1||2||12|
- ↑ Vince McConeghy (2006-12-10). He could go all the way. USHO. Retrieved on 2010-03-15.
- ↑ Tigers' Bentivoglio has plenty of scrap in him. CTpost (2009-10-31). Retrieved on 2010-03-15.
- ↑ Islanders add top prospect. New York Islanders (2007-05-21). Retrieved on 2010-03-15.
- ↑ Canadiens roll over last-place Islanders to jump into seventh place. CBS Sports (2009-04-02). Retrieved on 2010-03-15.
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