8 Diego Cuglietta
8 Diego Cuglietta
Height: 5-10
Weight: 176
Year: Junior
Hometown: Kamloops, British Columbia
Position: Forward
Junior Team: Merritt (BCHL)
Shoots/Catches: Left
gp 36
p 23
g 7
a 16
pim 12
+/- -12

Sophomore (2016-17): Ranked tied for 21st place on WCHA's top points leaders list and tied for 15th-place honors in league goal scoring ... Led the WCHA in short-handed points with five total (2-3=5) and his three game-winning lamplighters tied for the eighth most in the league ... Recognized as the WCHA's Offensive Player of the Week (10/24) with a combined four points (3-1=4, +4) in a league road series sweep at Alabama-Huntsville (10/21-22), which featured two goals (game winner) and an assist in the opener (10/21) ... Tied for 15th-place honors on NCAA Division I final stats leaders list with a 0.06 short-handed goals per game average and ranked tied for 49th place in game-winning lamplighters with three total ... Ranked third on team in points (25) and goals (12) while his 13 assists tied for fifth most ... Paced the Lakers with three game-winning lamplighters and tied for ninth place in blocked shots with 16 total ... Accumulated three multiple-point games to go with one multi-goal and multi-assist game performance apiece ... Netted two goals, including the game winner, at Alabama-Huntsville (10/21) ... Notched the game-winning tally against Alaska (10/28) on a shorthander and versus Northern Michigan (1/6) ... Distributed a season-high two assists at Michigan (11/25) ... Posted at least a point in four (10/15-28) of his first five games and totaled six points (4-2=6) in that span ... Enjoyed a four-game points streak (11/19-12/2) while amassing five points (2-3=5) ... Blocked a season-most two shots on four occasions - at Bemidji State (12/10), at Northern Michigan (1/7), against Alaska Anchorage (2/11), and at Alaska (2/17) ... Compiled a squad second-best 15 points (6-9=15) in 19 road contests and produced 10 points (6-4=10) in 16 home games ... Registered 19 points (12-7=19) in 27 home encounters ... Led LSSU in scoring with six points (3-3=6) in eight November appearances and five points (2-3=5) in six February contests.   

Freshman (2015-16): Scored six goals and five assists to rank seventh on the Lakers with 11 points in 38 games ... Led all WCHA freshman and ranked tied for second overall in the WCHA with four game-winning goals ... Netted a shorthanded goal, which ended up being the game-winning goal in a 3-2 victory at Ferris State... Scored the game-tying goal and was a +1 during the Lakers 2-2 tie that clinched the Cappo Cup series victory against NMU (2/27) ... Tallied an assist during the Lakers’ 5-2 loss at Alaska Anchorage (2/20) ... Redirected a shot by Matt McArdle to score the game-winning goal in overtime during a 1-0 upset over No. 16 Bowling Green (1/9)... Picked up a point in consecutive games including an assist against Ferris State in a 3-2 win (11/28) and the game-winning goal in a 4-2 victory over Alaska (12/04)... Netted his first goal as a Laker during a 3-2 overtime loss against Arizona State (11/14)... Tallied an assist during a 5-4 overtime loss to UAH (10/30) ... Picked up two assists against Northern Michigan during a 6-3 loss (10/16).

High School/Juniors: Played three seasons (2012-15) for the Merritt (British Columbia) Centennials of the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL) ... Coached by Luke Pierce ... Registeterd 52 points on 17 goals and 35 assists in 52 games for Merritt in the 2014-15 season, which was good enough for a top-40 placing among the BCHL's top scoring leaders ... Finished third on the Centennials in points and also tied for the team lead in assists ... Posted a team-best tying four points with a goal and three assists in four appearances for the 2014-15 BCHL Playoffs ... Accumulated 19 goals and added 37 assists for 56 points in 53 outings for the 2013-14 campaign to place on the BCHL's Top 25 points leaders list ... Tallied four goals and had 16 assists for 20 points in 44 2012-13 season appearances ... Compiled 128 points on 40 lamplighters and 88 assists in 149 career contests with Merritt ... Skated the 2011-12 season for Kamloops (British Columbia) of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL) and recorded 38 points on 13 goals and 25 assists in 50 encounters ... Had nine career points on five goals and four assists in 12 2011-12 KIJHL Playoff outings ... A 2013 graduate of St. Anns Academy in Kamloops, B.C. 

Personal: Son of Lino and Diana Cuglietta ... Born in Kamloops, British Columbia ... Has a brother and a sister ... Brother, Nikko, plays soccer at University of Alberta ... Interests include playing soccer ... Shoots: Left ... A history major.

 

Recent Games
Feb 2 at Bemidji State W, 2-0
Feb 3 at Bemidji State W, 2-0
Feb 9 at Alaska Anchorage W, 3-2
Feb 10 at Alaska Anchorage W, 2-1
Feb 23 at Ferris State L, 4-1
Feb 24 at Ferris State L, 4-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 36 28
Points 23 19
Goals 7 5
Assists 16 14
PIM 12 8
+/- -12 -10
Power-play goals 3 2
Short-handed goals 0 0
Empty net goals 2 2
Games started 17 12
Game-winning goals 1 0
Game-tying goals 0 0
Hat tricks 0 0
Shots 65 58
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
Oct 1 Laurentian W, 3-2 1 1 1 2 0 +0 1 0 0 0 0 4
Oct 6 Northern Michigan W, 5-3 1 2 0 2 2 +1 1 0 0 1 0 3
Oct 7 at Northern Michigan L, 4-1 1 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Oct 13 Michigan Tech L, 4-3 - 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oct 14 Michigan Tech T, 2-2 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Oct 20 at Denver T, 3-3 1 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oct 21 at Denver L, 5-1 - 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oct 27 at Michigan State L, 4-3 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oct 28 at Michigan State L, 6-0 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 3 Alaska Anchorage W, 3-2 1 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 4 Alaska Anchorage L, 4-1 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 10 at Bowling Green State T, 2-2 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 5
Nov 11 at Bowling Green State L, 5-2 1 1 1 2 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Nov 17 at Alabama-Huntsville W, 3-1 - 1 0 1 0 +0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 18 at Alabama-Huntsville L, 5-3 - 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Nov 25 USNTDP U-18 W, 6-0 1 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dec 1 Alaska L, 5-3 - 0 2 2 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Dec 2 Alaska W, 4-1 1 1 0 1 0 +1 0 0 1 0 0 2
Dec 8 Minnesota St.-Mankato L, 5-1 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Dec 9 Minnesota St.-Mankato L, 7-0 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dec 15 at Michigan Tech L, 3-0 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 6
Dec 16 at Michigan Tech T, 3-3 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Dec 29 vs. Robert Morris L, 5-0 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dec 30 vs. Arizona St. W, 4-1 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 5 Bemidji State L, 3-0 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Jan 6 Bemidji State L, 6-3 1 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jan 12 Ferris State L, 4-0 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 13 Ferris State W, 5-3 - 0 2 2 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 4
Jan 19 at Northern Michigan L, 3-2 1 1 0 1 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Jan 20 at Northern Michigan L, 3-2 - 0 2 2 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 26 Bowling Green State L, 5-3 1 0 2 2 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Jan 27 Bowling Green State L, 3-2 - 0 1 1 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Feb 2 at Bemidji State W, 2-0 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Feb 3 at Bemidji State W, 2-0 - 1 0 1 0 +1 1 0 1 0 0 2
Feb 9 at Alaska Anchorage W, 3-2 1 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Feb 10 at Alaska Anchorage W, 2-1 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Feb 23 at Ferris State L, 4-1 1 0 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0 0 0 3
Feb 24 at Ferris State L, 4-2 - 0 1 1 2 -3 0 0 0 0 0 3
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
2015-16 38 6 5 11 10 -7 2 2 0 4 1 0 70
2016-17 35 12 13 25 37 -5 3 2 2 3 0 0 63
2017-18 36 7 16 23 12 -12 3 0 2 1 0 0 65
2018-19 - - - 0 - - - - - - - - -
Total 109 25 34 59 59 -24 8 4 4 8 1 0 198
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
Total 36 7 16 23 12 -12 3 0 2 1 0 0 65
Conference 28 5 14 19 8 -10 2 0 2 0 0 0 58
Exhibition 2 1 2 3 0 +1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
-
Home 15 3 8 11 4 -4 1 0 1 1 0 0 21
Away 19 4 8 12 8 -7 2 0 1 0 0 0 43
Neutral 2 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
-
Wins 10 5 4 9 2 +5 3 0 2 1 0 0 20
Losses 22 2 11 13 10 -15 0 0 0 0 0 0 36
Ties 4 0 1 1 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
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October 8 2 2 4 4 -3 1 0 0 1 0 0 8
November 6 2 3 5 0 -1 1 0 0 0 0 0 16
December 8 1 2 3 0 -3 0 0 1 0 0 0 13
January 8 1 7 8 6 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14
February 6 1 2 3 2 -5 1 0 1 0 0 0 14