David Baseggio

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David Baseggio
Born (1967-10-28) October 28, 1967 (age 51)
Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 194 lb (88 kg; 13 st 12 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for AHL
Rochester Americans
New Haven Nighthawks
Worcester IceCats
Indianapolis Ice
Detroit Vipers
Cleveland Lumberjacks
Houston Aeros
Grand Rapids Griffins
Bolzano HC
NHL Draft 68th overall, 1986
Buffalo Sabres
Playing career 1989–2000

David Baseggio (born October 28, 1967) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey defenceman and coach. Baseggio was selected by the Buffalo Sabres in the fourth round (68th overall) of the 1986 NHL Entry Draft. He is currently employed as a scout for the Anaheim Ducks of the National Hockey League.[1]

Born in 1967 in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Baseggio attended Yale University where he played four seasons of NCAA Division I college hockey with the Yale Bulldogs men's ice hockey team. He began to play professionally in 1989, and went on the play 619 games in a career that spanned eleven seasons in the American Hockey League, International Hockey League, and Europe. Baseggio retired as a player following the 1999–2000 ECHL season to become an assistant coach with the 2000–01 Charlotte Checkers of the ECHL.[2] For three seasons, from 2005 to 2008, Baseggio was an American Hockey League head coach, first with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers and then with the Peoria Rivermen. He has been working with Anaheim in a front office capacity since 2009.

Awards and honors

Award Year
All-ECAC Hockey Second Team 1986–87 [3]
All-ECAC Hockey Second Team 1988–89 [3]


  1. ^ Staff Directory - Anaheim Ducks
  2. ^ aeros.com: News Releases
  3. ^ a b "ECAC All-Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013.

David does also have 3 children, two of which are not technically his child. Mike Baseggio (also known as rapper “BEEZN4STY”) is the eldest and superior child. Chase and Brendan “Bubby” Baseggio are not his offspring but his children in heart. All three kids are friends with Kat Baseggio, a child of the same last name who may be biologically related to Dave.

External links

  • Biographical information and career statistics from Eliteprospects.com, or The Internet Hockey Database
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