RED DEER, AB – Brent Sutter, General Manager/Head Coach of the Red Deer Rebels Hockey Club, announced today the signing of defenceman Matteo Fabrizi. Fabrizi was a Rebels 2nd round selection, 31st overall, in the 2020 Western Hockey League Bantam Draft.
Matteo Fabrizi is from St. Albert, Alberta and played last season with Yale Hockey Academy Bantam Prep team in the Canadian Sport School Bantam Hockey League. In 23 games, he had 3 goals, 15 assists for 18 points, as well as 82 penalty minutes.
Shaun Sutter, Red Deer Rebels Assistant General Manager: “Fabrizi stands out as he is a giant d man with a high IQ, who can skate, see the ice well making a good 1st pass and play with edge. He plays a mature, poised two-way game and can physically dominate the opposition in the tough areas with his size and strength.”
Hometown: St. Albert, AB
DOB: Mar. 23, 2005