Joe Vitale (C)
|Birth place:||St. Louis, MO|
2009-10: Recorded 32 points (6+26) and 70 penalty minutes in 74 games with Wilkes-Barre/Scrantonâ€¦ Led the Penguins in shorthanded assists (4) and tied for second on the team in shorthanded points (4)â€¦ Finished tied for second overall among AHL rookies in shorthanded assistsâ€¦Was one of ten Penguins players to surpass the 30-point plateau.
2008-09: Finished his senior year at Northeastern University (HE) with 27 points (7+20) and 68 penalty minutesâ€¦Finished third on the Huskies in points, and second in assists and penalty minutesâ€¦ Named Hockey Eastâ€™s best defensive forwardâ€¦Signed to an ATO by Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on April 2 and appeared in the Penguinsâ€™ final five regular-season gamesâ€¦Made his AHL debut on April 4 vs. Hershey, going scorelessâ€¦Registered his first AHL goal & assist, finished plus-2, and was named the gameâ€™s number one star in a 4-2 win vs. Albany on April 10â€¦ Fashioned his second consecutive two-point game (1+1) and was plus-2 on April 11 vs. Norfolkâ€¦Appeared in all 12 Calder Cup Playoff contests, going scoreless with 12 penalty minutes.
2007-08: Led Northeastern in all categories with 35 points (12+23) and 75 penalty minutesâ€¦Was named All-New England and New England's Most Improved Player, earned second-team All-Hockey East honors and was voted the Huskies team MVP.
COLLEGE: Totaled 94 points (34+60) and 268 penalty minutes in 143 career games with Northeastern.
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|Regular Season Stats|
|2010-11 Regular Season||Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins||60||9||21||30||13||123||64||0||1||0||0.000|
|2009-10 Regular Season||Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins||74||6||26||32||3||135||70||0||0||0||0.000|
|2008-09 Regular Season||Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins||5||2||2||4||3||5||2||0||0||0||0.000|
|2011 Calder Cup Playoffs||Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins||11||3||3||6||1||24||18||0||0||0||0.000|
|2010 Calder Cup Playoffs||Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins||4||0||2||2||-1||2||0||0||0||0||0.000|
|2009 Calder Cup Playoffs||Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins||12||0||0||0||-6||8||12||0||0||0||0.000|