Raffaele Sannitz

Hometown:

Mendrisio Switzerland

Currently Playing In:

Europe

Birthday:

1983-05-18

Position:

C

Eligible for draft:

2001

Shoots:

Left

Drafted:

Height:

6-1

Acquired:

Drafted 203rd overall in 2001 Entry Draft by Columbus

Weight:

187 lbs.

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History

Played in 33 games for Lugano’s Junior A team during the 1999-2000 season… Registered 13 goals and 16 assists for 29 points… Played one game for Lugano in the Swiss National League… Was a member of Team Switzerland for the World Junior Championships in 1999.

Tallied 22 goals and 30 assists for 52 points in 35 games for Lugano in the Swiss Junior League in 2000-01… He appeared in 13 games for the Lugano team in the Swiss National League scoring one goal.

Suffering a separated shoulder just before the 2003 World Junior Championships kept Sannitz watching from the bleachers. Sannitz centered Lugano’s (LNSw) first line in 2003 preseason action.

Sannitz moved to North America to play with the Syracuse Crunch in 2004-05.

Talent Analysis
Sannitz has good hockey sense and reads the play well.