Frank Vatrano

Frank Vatrano

Frank Vatrano: A Brief Biography


Frank Vatrano
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Frank Vatrano is an American ice hockey right-winger who plays for the Anaheim Ducks in the National Hockey League (NHL). Born on March 14, 1994, in East Longmeadow, Massachusetts, he has established his name due to his dynamic scoring ability and versatility.


Vartano attended the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where he played exceptionally well. His stellar performance at college level caught the attention of the NHL scouts, leading his entry to professional hockey. Eventually, Vartano signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Bruins in 2015.


Vatrano’s career has been marked by moments of individual brilliance, earning him many accolades across the AHL, NHL and on international level. He also played with the Florida Panthers and the New York Rangers before joining the Anaheim Ducks in 2022.


Frank Vatrano's Personal Information


NameFrank Vartano
Age30 years old ( as of April 2024)
DOBMarch 14, 1994
NationalityAmerican
Mother NameGreg Vatrano
Father nameClara Vatrano
ProfessionIce Hockey Player
Net WorthN/A
Height5ft 11in (180 cm)
Weight201 lbs (91 kg)
EducationCathedral High School, Pioneer High School, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Relationship StatusMarried


Frank Vatrano's Early Days

Growing up, Frank Vatrano honed his skills in the Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament with the Minuteman Flames minor ice hockey team. In the meantime, Vatrano enrolled at Cathedral High School before transferring to Pioneer High School in Ann Arbor, Michigan to play for US NTDP.


He went on to play with the Boston Jr. Bruins for the 2009-10 season, where he contributed eight goals before playing within the U.S. National Development Team Program. Vatrano later attended the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where he played for a single season before signing a professional contract with the Boston Bruins.


Frank Vatrano's Personal Life

Frank Vatrano has a huge family which includes his parents, siblings, his grandfather, his wife, and their little daughter. They also occupy most of the time whenever he's not playing. Moreover, he keeps his fans updated through his Instagram.


Frank Vatrano's Family Background

Frank Vatrano was born on March 14, 1994, in East Longmeadow, Massachusetts, to parents Greg and Clara Vatrano. His parents run a grinders and pizza shop called Antonio’s in Springfield, Massachusetts.


Vatrano credits his parents for his success and cites that his mother met his father while she was working at Vatrano's grandfather's restaurant. His grandfather, Sammy owns another Antonio's about a 10-minute drive away from Springfield. Vatrano’s father, Greg, took over the restaurant when he was 26 and has been working ever since to provide for his kids. Frank also has three more brothers, namely Greg, Micheal, and Sammy.


Frank Vatrano's Wife

Frank Vatrano is married to Rebecca Vatrano. The pair first crossed paths at Pioneer High School in Ann Arbor, Michigan. It is reported that they began dating in 2012 and got married in October 2020.


Moreover, she is a successful Sales and Marketing specialist with experience in the real estate industry. She has held positions with prestigious firms like the LEGO Group, TD Bank, and RBC Bearings.


Frank Vatrano's Kids

Frank and Rebecca Vatrano have a daughter named Ophelia. The baby girl turned a year older on March 26, 2024.


During Frank’s NHL All-Star Game event in February 2024, his infant daughter surprised him with a cute gesture by wearing the "My Daddy is an NHL All-Star” T-shirt. The family posted adorable pictures later.


Frank Vatrano's Social Media

Frank Vatrano has an Instagram account under the username @frank_vatrano where he occasionally posts. He is also available on X under the username @Frank_Vatrano.


Frank Vatrano's Net Worth

Unfortunately, there are no concrete details regarding Frank Vatrano’s net worth.


As of April 2024, he is under a three-year contract with the Anaheim Ducks, worth $10.95 million with an annual salary of $3,650,000.


Frank Vatrano as a Brand Ambassador

Frank Vatrano has not disclosed details regarding signing any brand ambassador or endorsement deals.


Frank Vatrano's Investments

Frank Vatrano has not disclosed any information regarding his investments in any public domain.


Frank Vatrano's Career Stats

Frank Vatrano has had quite a notable career till now. Moreover, his stats are a testament to his skills and are presented below in a table format for better representation.


Regular Season


SeasonTeamLeagueGPGAPtsPIM
2007–08Boston Jr. BruinsEJHL21010
2008–09Boston Jr. BruinsEJHL4425265130
2009–10Boston Jr. BruinsEJHL80222
2010–11U.S. NTDP JuniorsUSHL341141522
2010–11U.S. NTDP U17USDP5319113050
2011–12U.S. NTDP JuniorsUSHL24711188
2011–12U.S. NTDP U18USDP6016193524
2012–13U.S. NTDP JuniorsUSHL10112
2012–13U.S. NTDP U18USDP504421
2012–13Boston Jr. BruinsEJHL191392220
2013–14UMass MinutemenHE10000
2014–15UMass MinutemenHE3618102828
2014–15Providence BruinsAHL51010
2015–16Providence BruinsAHL3636195522
2015–16Boston BruinsNHL39831114
2016–17Providence BruinsAHL22024
2016–17Boston BruinsNHL441081814
2017–18Boston BruinsNHL2520222
2017–18Florida PanthersNHL1653812
2018–19Florida PanthersNHL8124153938
2019–20Florida PanthersNHL6916183430
2020–21Florida PanthersNHL561882626
2021–22Florida PanthersNHL491091930
2021–22New York RangersNHL2285136
2022–23Anaheim DucksNHL8122194166
Totals 48212388211244


Playoffs


SeasonTeamLeagueGPGAPtsPIM
2015–16Boston BruinsNHL-----
2016–17Boston BruinsNHL61014
2019–20Florida PanthersNHL20002
2020–21Florida PanthersNHL61124
2021–22New York RangersNHL20581313
Totals 34791623


Frank Vatrano's Contracts

Frank Vatrano has signed four contracts in his NHL career and the accumulated value of all his contracts stand at $22,250,000, as of April 2024.


The first contract he signed was a three-year, entry-level contract with the Boston Bruins for $2,775,000. Moving forward, he signed a one-year contract with the Florida Panthers for $925,000. The following season, he re-signed with the Panthers for a duration of three years. The contract was worth $7,600,000 with an average annual salary of $2,533,333.


Vatrano is currently under a three-year contract with the Anaheim Ducks for $10,950,000. Also, his cap hit stands at $3,650,000 throughout the entirety of his contract.


Frank Vatrano's Achievements

Frank Vatrano's career is marked by many achievements, showcasing his exceptional talent and determination for the sport.


During his time in the AHL, he was recognized with the AHL Player of the Week and Rookie of the Month honors. Moreover, his stellar performances earned him a spot in the AHL All-Rookie Team and AHL First All-Star Team in 2016. He also received prestigious awards like the Willie Marshall Award and Dudley "Red" Garrett Memorial Award as a leading goal scorer and the most outstanding player respectively.


He continued to excel in the NHL, as he was named to the NHL All-Star Game in 2024. Vatrano was part of Team Hughes. Internationally, Vatrano has won medals across different competitions. He won a silver medal for his efforts at the World U17 Hockey Challenge in 2011 and was part of the Gold medal winning US team at the IIHF World U18 Championship in 2012.


Frank Vatrano's Diet

Frank Vartano underwent a significant transformation after entering the NHL. He made a strict schedule for his meals and designed a proper diet that he still follows. He adopted a no-carb diet and healthy eating habits. Nowadays, he takes a nutrient-rich diet like salads, greek yogurt, and lean protein like fish, chicken, and a large bowl of vegetables with occasional treats like Cool Whip and strawberries. Vatrano's disciplined approach to his diet reflects his commitment to peak performance both on and off the ice.


Frank Vatrano's House

Frank Vatrano owns a house he purchased when he was playing for the Florida Panthers. He bought the place for $1.5 million.


The house is situated at 2717 N.E. 25th Street in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The property offers luxury amenities with a personal pool and spacious bedrooms.


Frank Vatrano’s Cars

Frank Vartano bought a Mercedes G-wagon home a few years ago.

FAQ's On Frank Vatrano

A. Frank Vartano initially attended Boston College and later attended University of Massachusetts Amherst.

 A. Frank Vatrano plays as a right-winger for the Anaheim Ducks in the National Hockey League (NHL).

A. Frank Vatrano has contributed a total of 123 goals, since making his debut during the 2015-16 season (stats as of 2022-23 season)

A. Frank Vartano is under a three-year contract with the Anaheim Ducks with an annual salary of $10.95 million with an annual salary of $3,650,000. 

 A. Frank Vartano previously played for the Boston Bruins, Florida Panthers, and the New York Rangers before joining the Anaheim Ducks in 2022.

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