Steven Santini
North American Skater - USA U-18, USHL
Final Rank:47Midterm Rank:47
Height:6' 2"Weight:207
Born:March 7, 1995
Born in:Bronxville, NY, USA
Drafted: 2013: NJD (2nd Round / 42nd Overall) 
• Santini will attend Boston College in the fall. His father, Steve, played for the University of Maine in the 1980s before opening an arena in New York.

• He moved to Ann Arbor, Mich., in 2011 to join the U.S. National Team Development Program. Santini won silver medals at the 2012 Under-17 World Hockey Championship and 2013 Under-18 World Championship, where was named the tournament’s best defenseman after finishing with a plus-8 rating and leading all skaters in ice-time (163:35) in seven games.

• A Westchester Express minor hockey product, Santini grew up idolizing Maple Leafs defenseman Dion Phaneuf and his most memorable on-ice moment was winning the New York State Under-14 Championship.


NHL team: New York Rangers
NHL player: Dion Phaneuf
Shootout move: “Datsyuk move”
Goal celebration: “Jump into glass”
Video game: NHL 13
Movie: Slap Shot
TV show: NHL on the Fly
Actor: Adam Sandler
Musician: Rick Ross
Website: YouTube
Pump-up song: “Ima Boss” by Rick Ross
Home-cooked meal: Meatloaf


2016-2017ALBANY (defunct)AHL2002235
2013-2014USA (2014 World Junior Championship)ITLTOUR51014
2012-2013USA U-18NTDP560131342
2011-2012USA U-17NTDP55281069
2010-2011APPLE CORE (defunct)EJHL443141726