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Famous Hockey Players from Italy

Updated October 13, 2018 6.7k views10 items

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 (born November 13, 1962 in LaSalle, Québec) is an Italian-Canadian retired professional ice hockey Centre and later ice hockey coach.... more on Wikipedia
    • Position: Centerman
    • Birthplace: LaSalle, Quebec, Canada
    • Nationality: Canada, Italy
  • Aldo Palazzari (July 25, 1918 – May 12, 2007) 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
    • Nationality: Italy, United States of America
  • Bruno Zarrillo (born September 5, 1966) is an Italian-Canadian retired professional ice hockey winger. ... more on Wikipedia
    • Position: Winger
    • Birthplace: Winnipeg, Canada
    • Nationality: Italy,Canada
  • Michele Strazzabosco (born February 6, 1976) is an Italian former ice hockey defenseman. He played for two decades in the top Italian ice hockey league (Serie A) and was a member of the Italian national ice hockey team for a dozen years, including at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin. Strazzabosco is considered one of the top native players in Italian ice hockey history.... more on Wikipedia
    • Position: Defenseman
    • Birthplace: Asiago, Italy
    • Nationality: Italy