Canadian ice hockey player Joe Veleno is recognized as the forward for the Malmö Redhawks in the SHL. He was even selected in the Red Wings in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft.
As a child, Veleno was interested in soccer and hockey. Later, he found his career in ice hockey and began playing professionally. Just at the age of 15, he was granted to play major junior hockey.
Quick Facts: Joe Veleno: Get To Know Malmö Redhawks Forward
|Birthday||January 13, 2000|
|Height||6 feet 1 inch|
|Profession||Ice hockey player|
10 Facts On Joe Veleno
- Joe Veleno’s age is 21 years old now. He was born with the full name Joseph Veleno on 13 January 2000 in Kirkland, Quebec, Canada.
- Since his hometown lies in Kirkland, Quebec, so, his nationality is Canadian. But, his ethnicity is mixed as he possesses the Italian descent.
- Joe Veleno has an athletic body figure with a height of 6 feet and 1 inch (1.85 meters), and his weight is 205 lb 189 lb (86 kg).
- Joe Veleno is available on every social media platform and most active on his Twitter account @jveleno91. In fact, he is verified on his Twitter and has more than 4.6k followers. His personal bio can be seen in his Instagram account, where he has more than 18. 3 thousand followers.
- In 2015, he was allowed to play as a 15-year old in major junior hockey. He became the first player to be granted “exceptional status”, so he was even drafted in the 2015 QMJHL draft.
- Later, Veleno was traded to the Drummondville Voltigeurs team and then was later selected to Detroit Red Wings.
- In 2018, the Red Wings drafted him in the 30th overall in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft. Also, he is currently playing from Malmo Redhawks as an ice hockey forward.
- Since he has signed million dollar contract with the Detroit Red Wings, Joe Veleno is a millionaire, and his net worth is in a million figure.
- As per the Sportrac, Joe Veleno receives a salary of about $1,243,750 per annum from his contract with the Detroit Red Wings. He signed the three-year contract with the team, and the contract worth is $3,731,250.
- Currently, Veleno seems to be more focused on his blooming career than dating a girlfriend. In fact, his Instagram is filled with his career-oriented post. So, he could be single at the moment.