Jon DiSalvatore was born March 30, 1981 in Bangor, Maine. The fourth round, 104th overall selection of the San Jose Sharks in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft, DiSalvatore is a graduate of Providence College.
A member of the US World Junior Team in 2001, DiSalvatore went on to play four years at Providence College registering 142 points (59-83-142) before making his professional debut with the AHL's Clevleand Barons in the fall of 2003. In his first season as a pro, DiSalvatore registerd 46 points (22-24-46) and subsequently signed as a free agent with the St. Louis Blues in the spring of 2004.
After only one season in the San Jose system, DiSalvatore joined the St. Louis Blues organization and went on to spend one season with the club's AHL affiliate in Worcester before going on to make his NHL debut with the parent club in 2005-06.
After five games with Blues, Disalvatore returned to the club's AHL affiliate the following season and recorded a respectable 60 points in 76 games. His stint with the Blues organization came to an end in the summer of 2007 as the right winger opted to sign as a free agent with Wayne Gretzky's Phoenix Coyotes.
In the summer of 2008, he was signed by the New Jersey Devils and ssigned to their AHL affiliate in Lowell, Massachusetts. In 2009, again a free agent, DiSalvatore would sign with the Minnesota Wild.