Joe DiPenta a.k.a. "Joseph Di Penta"

Player Facts
  • Position
    D
  • Height
    6'2" / 188 cm
  • Weight
    205 lbs / 93 kg
  • Shoots
    R
  • Status
    Retired

DiPenta was a stay-at-home defenseman who knew his limitations. He was a great team guy and shot blocker. Wasn't much of a physical presence despite his size.
- Erik K. Piri, EP

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1996-97 Smiths Falls Bears CJHL 52 13 20 33 78 |
1997-98 Boston Univ. NCAA 38 2 16 18 50 |
1998-99 Boston Univ. NCAA 36 2 15 17 72 12 |
1999-00 Halifax Mooseheads QMJHL 63 13 43 56 83 32 | Playoffs 10 3 4 7 26 0
2000-01 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 71 3 5 8 65 -10 | Playoffs 10 1 2 3 15 8
2001-02 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 61 2 4 6 71 7 |
Chicago Wolves AHL 15 0 2 2 15 -1 | Playoffs 25 1 3 4 22 8
2002-03 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 3 1 1 2 0 3 |
Chicago Wolves AHL 76 2 17 19 107 22 | Playoffs 9 0 1 1 7 2
2003-04 Chicago Wolves AHL 73 0 6 6 105 1 | Playoffs 10 1 0 1 13 2
2004-05 Manitoba Moose AHL 73 2 10 12 48 18 | Playoffs 14 0 5 5 2 6
2005-06 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim NHL 72 2 6 8 46 8 | Playoffs 16 0 0 0 13 1
2006-07 Anaheim Ducks NHL 76 2 6 8 48 1 | Playoffs 16 0 0 0 4 0
2007-08 Anaheim Ducks NHL 23 1 4 5 16 3 |
2008-09 Frölunda HC SHL 48 1 5 6 71 5 | Playoffs 11 0 1 1 12 0
2009-10 Portland Pirates AHL 65 2 5 7 83 1 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 4 -4
2010-11 Syracuse Crunch “C” AHL 70 1 3 4 62 10 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1999-00 Halifax Mooseheads M-Cup 4 0 2 2 0 |
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 504 12 52 64 0.13 556 48 | 72 3 11 14 0.19 63 22
CJHL 52 13 20 33 0.63 78 0 |
M-Cup 4 0 2 2 0.50 0 0 |
NCAA 74 4 31 35 0.47 122 12 |
NHL 174 6 17 23 0.13 110 15 | 32 0 0 0 0.00 17 1
QMJHL 63 13 43 56 0.89 83 32 | 10 3 4 7 0.70 26 0
SHL 48 1 5 6 0.13 71 5 | 11 0 1 1 0.09 12 0
Career Highlights
Season
Awards by season
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
08/26/2010
08/26/2010 Confirmed Buffalo Sabres Syracuse Crunch
07/11/2009
07/11/2009 Confirmed Frölunda HC Buffalo Sabres
Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 1996, 11 #144 overall by Halifax Mooseheads in the QMJHL Entry Draft

Cult/Star player for Frölunda HC

Cult/Star player for Halifax Mooseheads

Cult/Star player for Smiths Falls Bears

Career transactions
- 2010-08-26 • Signed to a one-year contract by the Syracuse Crunch
- 2009-07-11 • Signed to a one-year contract by the Buffalo Sabres
- 2008-07-15 • Signed to a one-year contract by Frölunda
- 2005-08-11 • Signed by the Anaheim Ducks
- 2004-08-19 • Signed by the Vancouver Canucks
- 2002-03-05 • Traded to the Atlanta Thrashers
- 2000-07-12 • Signed by the Philadelphia Flyers