Terrance Amorosa
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Terrance Amorosa

Hometown:

Kirkland Quebec

Currently Playing In:

NCAA

Birthday:

1994-11-13

Position:

D

Eligible for draft:

2013

Shoots:

Left

Drafted:

2013

Height:

6-1

Acquired:

5th round (132nd overall), 2013

Weight:

185 lbs.

Probability of Success
  • D

History

2009-10: Terrance Amorosa skated for the Lac St-Louis Royals Espoir midget AA team in suburban Montreal. He scored 1 goal with 5 assists in 23 games.

2010-11: Amorosa played for the West Island Royals midget AA team. He scored 5 goals with 15 assists and had 6 penalty minutes in 31 games.

2011-12: Amorosa attended the Holderness School in New Hampshire. He skated in 29 games as a sophomore and had 6 goals with 9 assists. Holderness reached the championship game of the New England Prep School Ice Hockey Association Small School tournament, falling 3-2 in overtime to Kimball Union.

2012-13: Amorosa skated in 29 games as a junior in his second season at Holderness. He scored 12 goals with 14 assists. Holderness reached the semifinals of the NEPSIHA Small School tournament, falling to top seed Kents Hill, 4-1. Amorosa, not among the 210 North American skaters in Central Scouting’s final rankings, was selected by Philadelphia in the fifth round (132nd overall) of the 2013 NHL Draft.

2013-14: Amorosa skated for Sioux City in the USHL. In 50 regular season games he scored 2 goals with 12 assists and was plus-26 with 10 penalty minutes. The Musketeers finished third in the Western Conference and reached the Clark Cup playoff semifinals. Amorosa was plus-1 with no points and 2 penalty minutes in six playoff games. After originally committing to the University of New Hampshire and then switching to Providence College in the summer of 2013, he announced in July 2014 that he was going to play college hockey at Clarkson in 2014-15. 

Talent Analysis

Amorosa is still fairly early in the process in terms of development but has the prototypical size and skating ability to one day be an effective two-way defenseman at the NHL level

Future

After originally committing to playing in Hockey East, Amorosa is skating for Clarkson University in the ECAC Hockey league as a freshman in 2014-15. Closer to home than he would have been at either Providence or New Hampshire, he is expected to make an impact as fourth-year coach Casey Jones looks to build on last year's 21-win season and get the Golden Knights back to the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2007-08. Still relatively raw in terms of development he will have time to refine his game, further improve his technical skills, and add bulk and strength while at Clarkson.

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