Giulio Scandella ( born September 18, 1983 in Montreal, Quebec ) is a Canadian professional ice hockey Italo- player who has a contract with HC Val Pusteria in the Italian Serie A1 since the summer of 2013. His younger brother Marco is also a professional hockey player. His cousin Diego is currently working as a coach.
Giulio Scandella began his professional playing career in 2000 in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League with the Halifax Mooseheads, for which he charged two years. In 2002 he moved to league rivals Huskies de Rouyn -Noranda and went there also two years Torjagd before 2004, the exchange to Italy followed. In the three seasons in Asiago he came in 87 games on 43 goals and 35 assists. In 2006, he was first nominated for the Italian national team.
In 2006 he signed a contract with the Augsburg Panthers of the German Ice Hockey League, where he not made the breakthrough and soon after to Italy Back opposite. There he hired during the current 2006/07 season at HC Milan. In the large Italian metropolis, he also played the following season. In two years, he played 71 games for the Lombards and brought it to a total of 80 points scorer ( 35 goals and 45 assist). In summer 2008, Scandella changed within Italy and signed with Ritten Sport. In his first season in South Tyrol he rendered in 33 matches 58 points ( 26 goals and 32 assists ).
This was followed by the move to Sweden to Rögle BK, where he however failed due to an injury extended period of time and only 20 competitive games played. In 2010 he left northern Europe and moved to Switzerland. His path led there to the HC Ajoie. There, too, the striker was not happy and he then moved up after a few games back in his second home. This time he went to the Italian giants HC Bolzano. After a winter in Bolzano, he joined in the summer of 2011 as the reigning vice-champion HC Val Pusteria, where he was next to Nate DiCasmirro the second Italo. Despite valid contract Scandella moved in July 2012 to IK Oskarshamn. The club of HC Val Pusteria came to the player's desire to try again in a higher league. In the summer of 2013 he finally returned to Italy and ran again to the HC Val Pusteria.
The Canadian-born, who also has Italian citizenship, took part with the Italian national ice hockey team at the World Championships A- 2007, 2008, 2010 and 2012. In addition, he played with at the Olympic Winter Games 2006 in Turin. In 2011 he managed the national team the direct re-emergence of the first division of the 16 best nations in the world. He scored four goals in four games and contributed two assists for.
Awards and achievements
- 2011 promotion to the top division at the World Championships Division I
- 2013 promotion to the top division at the World Championship Division I, Group A