Gianluca Esteves
Gianluca  Esteves


Winnipeg, Manitoba

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 167



Last Team:
Aston Rebels (NAHL)

Prior to MSU: Put up 45 points (17g, 28a) in 60 regular-season games for the Aston Rebels in his first season in the NAHL in 2016-17 ... Helped lead the Rebels to the NAHL Robertson Cup Finals, recording 9 points (5g, 4a) in 12 playoff games, earning a spot on the Robertson Cup All-Tournament Team ... Played two seasons for the Winnipeg Blues of the MJHL, registering 26 points (14g, 12a) in 52 games in 2014-15 and then 39 points (12g, 27a) in 56 games the following year ... Played AAA hockey for the Winnipeg Wild in 2013-14 where he had 52 points (21g, 31a) in 44 contests.

Personal: Born Jan. 29, 1997 in Winnipeg, Manitoba ... Son of Jorge Esteves and Rosa Militano ... Attended St. Paul's High School in Winnipeg where he played varsity soccer ... Favorite player is Paul Kariya ... Lists his parents as his biggest hockey influences and his father as his idol because "he's always found a way to help me in hockey, even though he has never played the game."