Mario Lucia



  • DOB: 8/25/1993
  • Ht: 6-3
  • Wt: 205
  • Shoots: L
  • Hometown: Fairbanks, AK
  • Drafted: Selected by Minnesota Wild in the second round (#60 overall) 2011 NHL Entry Draft

Career Notes: Enters his second full pro season in 2017-18, having signed a three-year, entry-level deal with Minnesota on May 27, 2016, which started in the 16-17 season… 2016-17: Was among Iowa’s scoring leaders when he suffered an injury in February, essentially ending his rookie season after 44 games with nine goals and 22 points. Placed third among all Iowa rookies in goals, assists and points… 2015-16: Signed ATO with the Iowa Wild on Mar. 29, 2016, turning pro after four years at Notre Dame. Made his pro debut with Iowa at home against Manitoba on Mar. 30, 2016. Picked up his first point and first multi-point game with two assists in a 4-2 Iowa win at home over Manitoba on Apr. 1, 2016. Scored his first pro goal in a 4-3 shootout loss at San Antonio on Apr. 8, 2016. Wrapped up his collegiate career tying for second on the team in goals and finishing tied for fourth on the team in points as a senior. Helped the Irish to the NCAA Tournament. Finished collegiate career with 61 goals and 49 assists for 110 total points in 151 games… 2014-15: Played in 42 games as a junior scoring a career-high 21 goals and adding 11 assists for a career-high 32 points. Led the Irish in goals and was third in points… 2013-14: Played in 40 games for the Irish as a sophomore, finishing second on the team in goals and fourth in points… 2012-13: Played his freshman season at Notre Dame, finished third on goals and tied for fifth in points.  Led all freshmen in goals and points. Named to CCHA All-Rookie Team. Won a Gold Medal in the U20 World Junior Championships with the US National Team…2011-12: Placed first on the team in goals and second in points and assists for the Penticton Vees. The team posted a 54-4-0-2 record en route to a regular season championship and a Doyle Cup.  Led the BCHL in goals scored. Named BCHL Rookie of the Year. Named to BCHL All-Rookie team. Named to BCHL Second All-Star Team. Played with Minnesota’s Mike Reilly in Penticton.  

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