2008-09: Ferreiro skated in 27 games for The Governor's Academy in Massachusetts as a junior. He scored 10 goals with 10 assists and had 87 PMs. Ferriero committed to playing college hockey at Boston College in 2010-11.
2009-10: Ferriero had a stellar draft year, scoring 21 goals with 19 assists in 27 games at The Governor’s Academy. Ferriero was ranked 117th amongst North American skaters in Central Scouting's final rankings and was selected by San Jose in the fifth round (127th overall) in the 2010 NHL Draft. Cody's older brother Benn was signed by the Sharks as a free agent in 2009.
2010-11: Ferriero de-committed from attending Boston College, his brother Benn's alma mater, and instead played for Beanpot and Hockey East rival Northeastern. He skated in 34 games as a freshman, playing alongside fellow Sharks draftees Drew and Justin Daniels. Ferriero scored 4 goals with 3 assists and was +1 with 38 PMs. The Huskies finished sixth in Hockey East and lost to defending national champion Boston College in the Hockey East semifinals, finishing 14-16-8 for the year.
2011-12: Ferriero was having an excellent sophomore year on the top line for Northeastern before he underwent surgery for a torn Meniscus in his knee and missed the second half of the season. He had doubled his offensive numbers of his freshman year by scoring nine goals (one power play, two GWG) along with six assists and a good plus 15 rating in only 17 NCAA games.
Ferriero is a natural scorer who is smart enough to let his linemates carry the puck up the ice and find the little soft spots in the defensive zone coverage where he can get off his quick, hard accurate release. The quick skating centerman needs to play a little more physically down low in both end of the rink to have more success.
To get back to the same level play, Ferriero needs to work hard strengthening his injured knee and get back to skating as soon as possible. The junior sniper should put up excellent number this coming season if he can stay healthy for the whole year at Northwestern.