Marco Scandella
North American Skater - Val d'Or, QMJHL
Final Rank:82Midterm Rank:
Height:6' 2"Weight:190
Born:February 23, 1990
Born in:Montreal, QC, CAN
Drafted: 2008: MIN (2nd Round / 55th Overall) 
  • Won gold with Team Canada at the Under-18 IIHF World Championships, posting two points (1-1--2) and a plus-seven rating in seven games.
  • Led Val-D’or rookie defensemen in scoring in 2007-08 and was named the QMJHL Prospect of the Month in December 2007.
  • His uncle, Sergio Momesso, was drafted 27th overall by Montreal in 1983 and played in the NHL from 1985-1997. His brother, Guilio, plays on the Italian National team and plays pro hockey in Milano, Italy.
  • Got his start in hockey at the age of four playing for the NDG Panthers and also played his minor hockey with the Montreal Maroons, the Montreal Hurricanes and the Predateurs de Montreal.
  • Credits his brother for having had the most influence because he always looked up to him.
  • Patterns his game after Detroit’s Nicklas Lidstrom and wears number six because he was drafted into the QMJHL in the sixth round.



NHL Team: Montreal Canadiens

NHL Player: Scott Niedermayer

Shootout move: “Fake 5 hole, backhand top cheese”

Goal celebration: Fist pump

Practice Drill: 1 on 1

Video Game: Grand Theft Auto

Movie: Forest Gump 

TV Show: Seinfeld

Actor:  George Clooney

Group: Audioslave


Movie: Shawshank Redemption

Pump-up song: “Can't be stopped” by Roy Jones Junior

Food to cook: Kraft dinner

Sport (other than hockey): Soccer

Activity away from the rink: Golf

Toy growing up: Toy cars    

Place to shop: Buffalo jeans

Place to visit: My cottage


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