Italian Stallion: Aidan Cavallini’s workhorse mentality paying off

Feb 15, 2017 984

BY: Cameron Lane-Flehinger

In his first three seasons as a Wisconsin Badger, Aidan Cavallini amassed a grand total of zero goals. He did, however, notch two assists in both his sophomore and junior campaigns, bringing his point total to a whopping four. But with 10 games still left on the schedule in his senior year, the fourth-liner has already surpassed his point total over his first three seasons with five in the 2016-’17 campaign.

He scored his first collegiate goal in the Badgers’ Big Ten opener against Michigan and followed that up with goals in back-to-back games. On top of all that, he buried the puck against Ohio State in Madison Square Garden, which nobody, including head coach Tony Granato, saw coming. Nonetheless, that savvy wrister from the high slot in the Big Apple will go down as a career highlight.

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