Calderone having some success early in USHL career
For the first player chosen in the 2012 USHL Draft, the biggest difficulty that Tony Calderone has had while playing with the Sioux Falls Stampede this season is getting to loose pucks.
“If there’s a loose puck on the sideboards it’s a battle, it’s a race, to every single puck,” he says. “It’s just something that is a lot faster.”
Calderone grew up in Trenton, MI and played for the Victory Honda Triple A club. His coach from that club, Brian Burke, stressed that Calderone’s ability in the difficult areas would separate him from the rest of the players in that league.… read more
Tony Calderone also was drafted in the 13th rd in 2010 by the Windsor Spitfires,attended rookie camp and looked impressive for being the youngest player around
He would unfortunately miss the entire season due to shoulder surgery though he was ready to play in February
The next season came back to Windsor had a good rookie camp,was not signed and then good for went on sign a letter of intent to play for Princeton,he had a great season for his team after missing the whole previous year and then was drafted by Sioux Falls the current team he is playing for
He is great kid,with a wonderful future