Carolina Hurricanes
Carolina Hurricanes
Brett Pesce
POSITION: Defenseman
HEIGHT: 6' 3"
BIRTHDATE: 11/15/1994
AGE: 19
DRAFTED: CAR: 2013-66 overall
2012-13 SEASON
Completed his freshman season for New Hampshire, totaling six points (1g, 5a) in 38 games… Was sixth on the team in plus/minus (+7)… Appeared in all but one of the Wildcats’ games… Earned his first career point with an assist at Colorado College (11/23)… Netted his first collegiate goal at UMass-Lowell (12/1).

Selected by the Hurricanes in the third round, 66th overall, of the 2013 NHL Draft… Had six points in 38 career collegiate games for the University of New Hampshire (Hockey East) entering the 2013-14 season… Ranked 40th on NHL Central Scouting’s final list of North American skaters for the 2013 Draft… Participated in the U.S. National Junior Evaluation Camp in August 2013… Spent two seasons with the New Jersey Avalanche of the Atlantic Youth Hockey League (AHYL) from 2009-2011, totaling 40 points (11g, 29a) in 52 games… Played for the New Jersey Hitmen of the Eastern Junior Hockey League (EJHL) in 2011-12, earning six points (1g, 5a) in 17 games… Also spent time with the U.S. National Development team during the holiday break that season, appearing in four games for the Under-18 team… Represented the U.S. Under-18 team at the 2011 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament in Slovakia and the Czech Republic, notching an assist on the game-winning goal vs. Russia.