Michael Busto

Player Facts
  • Position
    D
  • Height
    6'1" / 185 cm
  • Weight
    227 lbs / 103 kg
  • Shoots
    R
  • Contract
    -

An offensive defenseman with good size and toughness. Needs to improve his mobility and defensive play.
- Ulf Andersson, EP

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2001-02 Moose Jaw Warriors WHL 3 0 0 0 2 1 |
2002-03 Moose Jaw Warriors WHL 50 1 7 8 54 8 | Playoffs 7 1 0 1 0 1
2003-04 Moose Jaw Warriors WHL 42 4 13 17 51 8 |
Swift Current Broncos WHL 26 0 0 0 29 0 | Playoffs 5 0 0 0 2 -2
2004-05 Kootenay Ice WHL 71 8 21 29 79 18 | Playoffs 16 1 5 6 27 -6
2005-06 Kootenay Ice WHL 69 8 35 43 77 24 | Playoffs 4 0 4 4 4 -4
2006-07 Kootenay Ice WHL 70 20 43 63 79 21 | Playoffs 6 1 2 3 9 1
2007-08 Charlotte Checkers ECHL 48 4 12 16 10 0 |
2008-09 Charlotte Checkers ECHL 54 3 8 11 41 -7 |
2009-10 Elmira Jackals ECHL 9 1 3 4 0 3 |
Dayton Gems IHL 2 0 0 0 0 -1 |
2010-11 HC Bolzano Italy 12 1 2 3 8 | Playoffs 10 1 1 2 6
2011-12 Las Vegas Wranglers ECHL 65 1 12 13 33 0 | Playoffs 15 1 2 3 9 1
2012-13 Angers France 26 3 11 14 24 13 | Playoffs 16 2 1 3 2 4
2013-14 Angers “A” France 24 3 10 13 6 10 | Playoffs 16 2 2 4 20 -3
2014-15 Angers “A” France 24 3 11 14 38 11 | Playoffs 10 0 3 3 6 -5
2015-16 Angers “A” France 24 2 9 11 8 15 | Playoffs 9 1 2 3 6 8
2016-17 Angers “A” France 34 3 8 11 26 11 | Playoffs 3 0 1 1 0 -4
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2010-11 HC Bolzano Italian Cup 1 0 0 0 0 |
2012-13 Angers French League Cup 5 0 1 1 0 | Playoffs 5 0 1 1 6
2013-14 Angers French League Cup 6 0 2 2 2 4 | Playoffs 4 1 1 2 4 1
2014-15 Angers French League Cup 5 0 4 4 0 4 | Playoffs 2 0 1 1 0 -5
Angers Continental Cup 6 1 2 3 2 1 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 4 -1
2015-16 Angers French League Cup 2 0 3 3 0 3 | Playoffs 2 1 0 1 0 -1
2016-17 Angers Continental Cup 3 0 0 0 0 -3 |
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
Continental Cup 9 1 2 3 0.33 2 -2 | 2 0 0 0 0.00 4 -1
ECHL 176 9 35 44 0.25 84 -4 | 15 1 2 3 0.20 9 1
France 132 14 49 63 0.48 102 60 | 54 5 9 14 0.26 34 0
French League Cup 18 0 10 10 0.56 2 11 | 13 2 3 5 0.38 10 -5
IHL 2 0 0 0 0.00 0 -1 |
Italian Cup 1 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 |
Italy 12 1 2 3 0.25 8 0 | 10 1 1 2 0.20 6 0
WHL 331 41 119 160 0.48 371 80 | 38 3 11 14 0.37 42 -10
Career Highlights
Season
Awards by season
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
04/14/2015
04/14/2015 Extension Angers Angers
05/07/2013
05/07/2013 Extension Angers Angers
06/25/2012
06/25/2012 Confirmed Las Vegas Wranglers Angers
09/13/2011
09/13/2011 Confirmed HC Bolzano Las Vegas Wranglers
12/27/2010
12/27/2010 Confirmed Elmira Jackals HC Bolzano
06/30/2009
06/30/2009 Confirmed New York Rangers Montréal Canadiens
Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 2001, 2 #26 overall by Moose Jaw Warriors in the WHL Bantam Draft

Cult/Star player for Kootenay Ice

Career transactions
- 2012-06-25 • Signed by Angers
- 2011-09-13 • Signed by the Las Vegas Wranglers
- 2010-12-27 • Signed by Bolzano
- 2009-06-30 • Traded to the Montreal Canadiens w/ Scott Gomez & Tom Pyatt for Doug Janik, Chris Higgins, Ryan McDonagh & Pavel Valentenko
- 2007-04-27 • Signed to a three-year entry-level contract by the New York Rangers