Here's a list of the UND hockey team's committed recruits by position and birth year. Look below the chart for more details.

UND men's hockey committed recruits As of Aug. 28, 2021
Name Birth year Position Hometown Team
Ethan Bowen 2002 F Chilliwack, B.C. Chilliwack (BCHL)
Ben Strinden 2002 F Fargo Muskegon (USHL)
Dylan James 2003 F Calgary Sioux City (USHL)
Jackson Blake 2003 F Eden Prairie, Minn. Chicago (USHL)
Jaksen Panzer 2004 F East Grand Forks East Grand Forks HS
Cole Spicer 2004 F Grand Forks U.S. Under-18 Team
Bowden Singleton 2004 F Calgary Okotoks (AJHL)
Jayden Perron 2005 F Winnipeg Chicago (USHL)
Nate Benoit 2002 D Bow, N.H. Tri-City (USHL)
Tyler Dunbar 2003 D Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. Muskegon (USHL)
Trey Ausmus 2004 D East Grand Forks East Grand Forks HS
Jake Livanavage 2004 D Gilbert, Ariz. Chicago (USHL)
Andrew Strathmann 2005 D Beach Park, Ill. Tri-City (USHL)
Hobie Hedquist 2003 G Heron Lake, Minn. Dubuque (USHL)
SOURCE: Grand Forks Herald


Ethan Bowen, Chilliwack (BCHL) '02 | Herald story | Stats | ANA pick

Note: Bowen is expected to come to UND in the fall of 2022.

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Ben Strinden, Muskegon (USHL) '02 | Herald story | Stats

Note: Strinden's grandfather, Earl, played a key role in getting Ralph Engelstad Arena built.

Dylan James, Sioux City (USHL) '03 | Herald story | Stats

Note: James will go to Sioux City after playing in Okotoks (AJHL) last season.

Jackson Blake, Chicago (USHL) '03 | Herald story | Stats | CAR pick

Note: Blake won a state title with Eden Prairie and a USHL title with Chicago in 2021.

Jaksen Panzer, East Grand Forks '04 | Herald story | Stats

Note: Panzer is the son of former Hobey Baker Award finalist Jeff Panzer.

Cole Spicer, U.S. Under-18 Team '04 | Herald story | Stats

Note: The Grand Forks product is set to play his second season with USA Hockey's National Team Development Program.

Bowden Singleton, Okotoks (AJHL) '04 | Herald story | Stats

Note: Singleton is a second-round WHL draft pick, but has opted to play in college instead.

Jayden Perron, Chicago (USHL) '05 | Herald story | Stats

Note: The Chicago Steel used a tender to sign Perron.


Nate Benoit, Tri-City (USHL) '02 | Herald story | Stats | MIN pick

Note: In July 2021, Benoit became the first UND-bound player to be selected by the Wild in the NHL Draft.

Tyler Dunbar, Muskegon (USHL) '03 | Herald story | Stats

Note: Dunbar is NHL draft eligible in 2022.

Trey Ausmus, East Grand Forks '04 | Herald story | Stats

Note: Ausmus is the brother of former UND defenseman Gage Ausmus, who captained UND to the 2016 NCAA title.

Jake Livanavage, Chicago (USHL) '04 | Herald story | Stats

Note: Livanavage won a Clark Cup with Chicago in 2021.

Andrew Strathmann, Tri-City (USHL) '05 | Herald story | Stats

Note: Tri-City signed Strathmann to a tender for the 2021-22 season.


Hobie Hedquist, Dubuque (USHL) '03 | Herald story | Stats

Note: Hedquist is UND's first goalie commit since Karl Goehring returned to UND as an assistant coach.