(Spruce Grove, AB) – Spruce Grove Saints General Manager Rob Sklaruk announced today forward Teo Pisani has signed a Letter of Intent for the upcoming 2023-2024 season.
The Sturgeon County, Alberta native plays with the St. Albert Raiders in the Alberta Elite Hockey League’s U18 AAA Division. Pisani has compiled 17 goals and 37 points this season through 36 games played. The St. Albert Raiders finished the regular season with a record of 26-9-3, earning them top spot in the AEHL’s North Division. The Raiders will face off against Edmonton Oilers Blue in the AEHL’s North Final beginning Friday, March 10th at the Jarome Iginla Arena in St. Albert.
The 2006-born forward, who is listed at 5’11” and 150lbs, will join a long line of St. Albert Raiders who have been recruited by the Spruce Grove Saints. Pisani has appeared in two games this season for the Saints and is already committed to the University of Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks in the Men’s NCAA Division I.
General Manager Rob Sklaruk weighed in on the newest recruit saying, “Teo is a cerebral player, who is very smart and always in the right positions. He has the tools to be an impact player in our league, with exceptional vision and creativity with the puck. I am looking forward to having him join our club.”
The Saints would like to welcome Teo and the entire Pisani family to the organization!
The Spruce Grove Saints have set a new franchise record for wins on home ice this season, collecting 58/60 points earning them a first round bye. The Saints will await the lowest remaining seed after round one and will start their quest for a sixth AJHL Championship on March 24th at the Grant Fuhr Arena.
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