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Michael Paliotta



  • DOB: 4/6/1993
  • Ht: 6-4
  • Wt: 212
  • Hometown: Westport, CT

Career Notes:  2015-16: Won Calder Cup championship with Lake Erie, going +7 in eight playoff appearances…Led Lake Erie defensemen, and ranked second overall on team, in regular-season shots on goal (151)…Tied for Monsters team lead in goals among defensemen and finished second in points...Made Columbus debut 2/27 vs. Florida…2014-15:  Posted an assist in NHL debut with Chicago 4/11 @ Colorado, after signing NHL contract with Blackhawks 3/26...Earned Second-Team Hockey East All-Star, and Second-Team East All-America, honors with U. Vermont (HE)...Named Hockey East's Best Defensive Defenseman...Led all U. Vermont skaters in points and assists, and scored third-most goals on team (tops among defensemen)...Served as captain of U. Vermont squad...2013-14:  Topped U. Vermont (HE) defensemen in points, goals and assists, and ranked second overall on team in assists and third in points...2012-13:  Led U. Vermont (HE) blueliners, and ranked fifth overall on the team, in assists and tied for team lead among defensemen in points...2011-12:  Tied for second among U. Vermont defensemen in goals and tied for third in points...Transactions:  Traded to Columbus by Chicago, along with Brandon Saad and Alex Broadhurst, in exchange for Artem Anisimov, Jeremy Morin, Corey Tropp, Marko Dano and a 2016 4th-rd.pick, 6/30/15...Drafted:  3rd rd. (70th ov.) by Chicago 2011...Misc.:  Played two seasons (2007-08 and 2008-09) at Choate Rosemary Hall in Wallingford, CT.

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