Luca Caputi
HEIGHT: 6' 3"
BIRTHDATE: 10/01/1988
DRAFTED: PIT: 2007-111 overall
OHL Second All-Star Team (2008) Traded to Toronto by Pittsburgh with Martin Skoula for Alexei Ponikarovsky, March 2, 2010. Missed majority of 2010-11 due to sports hernia surgery. Traded to Anaheim by Toronto for Nicolas Deschamps, January 3, 2012. Loaned to Fort Wayne (ECHL) by Anaheim (Norfolk-AHL), November 27, 2012.
Split his fifth professional season with Toronto (AHL) and Syracuse (AHL) in 2011-12, combining for 12=13=25 points with a +1 rating and 29 PIM in 60 games…began the season with the Toronto Marlies prior to being acquired by Anaheim on Jan. 3…appeared in 39 games for Syracuse, scoring 10-12=22 points with a +5 rating and 19 PIM…had a season-high five-game point streak (2-5=7, +5) from Jan. 6-15 along with points in nine of 10 games (4-8=12, +6) between Jan. 6-28…notched three multi-point contests during the 10-game stretch, including Jan. 7 @ Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (0-2=2), Jan. 13 @ Binghamton (1-1=2) and Jan. 27 vs. Rochester (1-1=2)…appeared in his fourth NHL season in 2010-11, his second in Toronto…went scoreless with four PIM in seven games…also appeared in 13 games with the Marlies, earning 1-4=5 points with 30 PIM…missed 51 games overall with the Marlies due to injury…split his second NHL season with Pittsburgh and Toronto in 2009-10, recording 2-6=8 points with 12 PIM in 23 games…set career highs in goals, assists, points, PIM and appearances…began the season in the Pittsburgh organization before being acquired by Toronto with Martin Skoula in exchange for Alexi Ponikarovsky on Mar. 2, 2010...set single-game career highs in assists and points with his first career multi-point game (0-2=2), Mar. 11 vs. TB…scored his second career NHL goal in his Pittsburgh season debut on Jan. 5 vs. ATL…collected his first career NHL assist on Jan. 7 vs. PHI…also appeared in 54 games with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL), earning 23-24=47 points with 61 PIM…scored an AHL career-high 2-2=4 points in a 9-2 victory, Feb. 17, 2010 vs. Albany…made his NHL debut with Pittsburgh in 2008-09, scoring one goal (1-0=1) with four PIM in five games…scored his first career NHL goal on his first shift, Feb. 3, 2009 @ MTL against Carey Price…played the majority of his second professional season with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, earning 18-27=45 points with 45 PIM in 66 games…made his second appearance in the Calder Cup Playoffs in 2009, collecting 3-5=8 points with 10 PIM in 12 games…also had a three-game stint in Wheeling (ECHL), registering 2-1=3 points…made his professional debut with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton in the 2008 Calder Cup Playoffs, scoring 4-4=8 points with 8 PIM in 19 games…appeared in 214 career OHL contests with Niagara and Mississauga from 2004-08, scoring 86-99=185 points with a +36 rating and 241 PIM…ranked third in the OHL in goals (51) and fourth in points (111), and was named to the OHL’s Second All-Star Team in 2007-08.