Winter Sports Famous Hockey Players from Italy

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List of famous hockey players from Italy, listed alphabetically with photos of the players when available. Italy has produced some very talented hockey players over the years, including centers, goalies, wings and defensive players. These are some of the best Italian hockey players to ever live, so if you're a native of Italy and are aspiring to play hockey professionally then these people should be your idols. If you're searching for a particular popular hockey player from Italy then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

List features items like Bill Stewart and Luciano Borsato.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Italian hockey players?" and "Which hockey players are from Italy?"

You can click on the names of these legendary hockey players of Italy in order to get more information about each one. If you play hockey or just love the sport then use this list of talented Italian baseball players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.

Gaetano "Gates" Orlando is an Italian-Canadian retired professional ice hockey Centre and later ice hockey coach. ...more on Wikipedia

Position: Centerman

Birthplace: LaSalle, Quebec, Canada

Nationality: Italy, Canada

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Aldo Palazzari was an American professional ice hockey player who played 21 games in the National Hockey League. Born in Eveleth, Minnesota, he played with the New York Rangers and Boston Bruins. He was the father of former NHL player Doug Palazzari. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Eveleth, Minnesota, United States of America

Nationality: Italy, United States of America

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Bruno Zarrillo is an Italian-Canadian retired professional ice hockey winger. ...more on Wikipedia

Position: Winger

Birthplace: Winnipeg, Canada

Nationality: Canada, Italy

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Michele Strazzabosco is an Italian ice hockey defenseman. He has played professionally in Italy since 1999, and was a member of the Italian national ice hockey team at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin. Strazzabosco was offered a tryout from the National Hockey League's Buffalo Sabres prior to the 2006–07 NHL season. However, he failed to make the roster of either the Sabres or their American Hockey League affiliate, the Rochester Americans. Strazzabosco instead returned to his native Italy to play for the H.C.J. Milano Vipers of Serie A in September 2008 he move to Sportivi Ghiaccio Cortina. ...more on Wikipedia

Position: Defenseman

Birthplace: Asiago, Italy

Nationality: Italy

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