Cunti is an outstanding skater with an almost perfect stride mechanically. He's also an elite level puckhandler with no shortage of slick one on one moves. Good puckhandler with an above average shot and loves to shoot the puck from all angles. Red Line Report compared Cunti's skill level to that of NHLer Alexei Kovalev.
Cunti was passed over until the third round of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft primarily because of character concerns. Many scouts viewed him as a selfish player who could be a potential cancer in the dressing room with Red Line Report characterizing him as a "fabulously skilled but cancerous" potential second liner. Cunti also has a knock for being invisible in the defensive third of the ice.
Cunti has defied his critics by choosing to cross the pond to play in the NCAA for St. Cloud State, diffusing concern he would stay in Switzerland rather than come to North America. Unfortunately, the NCAA's decision to deny Cunti elligibility to play hockey cost the young winger the opportunity to learn his trade in an ideal environment under head coach Bob Motzko. Now it will be imperative for Cunti to find somewhere to learn the defensive and physical side of the game in order to prepare for life as a pro. Make no mistake, Cunti is a boom or bust prospect. He now is in the right situation to blossom as a player, but it will ultimately up to him to capitalize on his amazing potential.