• Di Giuseppe played in 39 games during his freshman season at the University of Michigan, registering 25 points (11-14--25) to rank sixth on the team in scoring.
• He also recorded six power-play points (3-3--6), tied for third on the Wolverines. Di Giuseppe’s 121 shots were second on the club.
• He skated with the Villanova Knights of the Ontario Junior Hockey League for the prior two seasons. In 2010-11, Di Giuseppe tallied 63 points (24-39--63) in 49 regular-season games and added 16 points (6-10--16) in 10 playoff contests. For his efforts, he was named to the OJHL South-East Second Team All-Prospect.
NHL player: Pavel Datsyuk NHL team: Pittsburgh Penguins Shootout move: Backhand deke Goal celebration: Jump into boards Video game: NHL series Movie: Rocky TV show: The Office Actor: Bradley Cooper Cartoon character: Tasmanian Devil Pump-up song: Anything by Eminem Restaurant: The Keg Breakfast food: Eggs Place to visit: California
I've been getting frustrated lately, and the only thing keeping me sane was the team winning and other people stepping up and scoring. Then you just kind of let it go and realize you can end the series with one shot, that frustration goes away for a brief moment, and that's what happened.
— Montreal forward Max Pacioretty after scoring the series-winner in Game 4 -- his first career playoff goal -- to eliminate the Lightning and send the Canadiens into the second round