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Blackhawks NCAA Prospect Updates

It’s been some time since we checked in with the Blackhawks’ long list of prospects playing college hockey in the US, and there continue to be impressive numbers from a handful of Chicago picks.

Nick Schmaltz performed very well on behalf of the United States at last week’s World Junior Championships, where he helped the team win the bronze. But there are others in the group that have had a strong season to date.

Here’s a look around the college ranks.

Nick Schmaltz, F – North Dakota
2014 NHL Draft – 1st round (20th overall)
NCAA – 20 games, 3 goals, 23 assists, 26 points, +29, 11 blocked shots
2016 WJC – 7 games, 2 goals, 6 assists, 8 points

Tyler Motte, F – Michigan
2013 NHL Draft – 4th round (121st overall)
19 games, 14 goals, 7 assists, 21 points, 3 game-winning goals

Dennis Gilbert, D – Notre Dame
2015 NHL Draft – 3rd round (91st overall)
21 games, 2 goals, 8 assists, 10 points

Fredrik Olofsson, F – Nebraska-Omaha
2014 NHL Draft – 4th round (98th overall)
18 games, 6 goals, 7 assists, 13 points, 2 game-winning goals, 12 blocked shots

John Hayden, F – Yale
2013 NHL Draft – 3rd round (74th overall)
15 games, 9 goals, 3 assists, 12 points

Luke Johnson, F – North Dakota
2013 NHL Draft – 5th round (134th overall)
22 games, 4 goals, 5 assists, 9 points

Dylan Sikura, F – Northeastern
2014 NHL Draft – 6th round (178th overall)
19 games, 2 goals, 8 assists, 10 points

Anthony Louis, F – Miami (Ohio)
2013 NHL Draft – 6th round (181st overall)
20 games, 3 goals, 10 assists, 13 points

Luc Snuggerud, D – Nebraska-Omaha
2014 NHL Draft – 5th round (141st overall)
19 games, 2 goals, 6 assists, 8 points

Liam Coughlin, F – Vermont
Acquired via trade from EDM for G Anders Nilsson
20 games, 1 goals, 7 assists, 8 points

Matt Iacopelli, F – Western Michigan
2014 NHL Draft – 3rd round (83rd overall)
14 games, 1 goal, 4 assists, 5 points

Chris Calnan, F – Boston College
2012 NHL Draft – 3rd round (79th overall)
16 games, 2 goal, 5 assists, 7 points

Jack Ramsey, F – Minnesota
2014 NHL Draft – 7th round (208th overall)
17 games, 1 assist

Beau Starrett, F – Cornell
2014 NHL Draft – 3rd round (88th overall)
5 games, 1 goal, 0 assists, 1 point, 3 blocked shots

3 thoughts on “Blackhawks NCAA Prospect Updates

  1. An impressive list if only by quantity-
    Will one of these American born players in College make and contribute to the Hawks? Name the last-(Kane, Saad played in the O, and Keith-Toews are Canadian) one that did?
    That’s why I wish they would invest more in the CHL

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