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Luca Sbisa

Born:January 30, 1990Draft:2008 Flyers, 19th Overall
Hometown:Ozieri, ITAPosition:D
Known For:Shoots:Left
National Team:Switzerland/Italy

Luca Sbisa (born 30 January 1990) is an Italian-born Swiss professional ice hockey defenseman currently playing for the Nashville Predators of the National Hockey League (NHL). He previously played for the Philadelphia FlyersAnaheim DucksVancouver CanucksVegas Golden KnightsNew York Islanders and Winnipeg Jets. Sbisa played major junior hockey in Canada with the Lethbridge Hurricanes and Portland Winterhawks of the Western Hockey League (WHL) before being selected by the Flyers in the first round of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft. He made his NHL debut that year before returning to Lethbridge.

Sbisa has also played for Switzerland in multiple international tournaments, including several International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Ice Hockey World Championships as well as the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Luca Sbisa with the Anaheim Ducks (Bridget Samuels/Flickr)

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Achievements

  • CHL Top Prospects Game — 2007-08
  • World Cup Runner Up — 2016-17

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