GABRIEL VILARDI
North American Skater - WINDSOR, OHL
Final Rank:4Midterm Rank:3
Position:CenterShoots:Right
Height:6' 3"Weight:201
Born:August 16, 1999Hometown:Kingston, Ont.
Born in:Kingston, ON, CAN

• Vilardi produced at more than a point-per-game pace in 2016 17, recording 61 points (29-32—61) in 49 games for the Windsor Spitfires. His 29 goals led the Spitfires; his 61 points ranked second on the team.

• Vilardi led Windsor in postseason points with 2-4—6 in a seven-game, first-round series loss to London in the 2017 OHL Playoffs.

• In 2015-16, Vilardi registered 17-21—38 in the regular season and added 1-3—4 in the playoffs (5 GP) to earn OHL Second All-Rookie Team honors.

• Vilardi was taken second overall by the Spitfires in the 2015 OHL Priority Selection after receiving the 2014-15 Hockey Eastern Ontario Player of the Year award for recording 18-21—39 in 21 games with the CIHA Voyageurs.

• Internationally, Vilardi helped Canada White win a gold medal at the 2015 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge (4-3—7 in 6 GP).

• His older brother, Francesco, collected 27-48—75 in 204 career OHL games with the Sudbury Wolves, Plymouth Whalers and Flint Firebirds from 2012-13 to 2015-16, and currently skates for Queen’s University (CIS) in their hometown of Kingston, Ont.

• Compares his style of play to New York Islanders forward John Tavares.

STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAPPIM
2016-2017WINDSOROHL4929326112
2015-2016WINDSOROHL6217213814