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 hockey committed recruits As of Nov. 29, 2020
Name Birth year Position Hometown Team
Louis Jamernik 2000 F Calgary Okotoks (AJHL)
Nick Portz 2000 F St. Cloud, Minn. Tri-City (USHL)
Jake Schmaltz 2001 F McFarland, Wis. Green Bay (USHL)
Ethan Bowen 2002 F Chilliwack, B.C. Chilliwack (BCHL)
Matteo Costantini 2002 F St. Catharines, Ont. Penticton (BCHL)
Jackson Kunz 2002 F Grand Forks Green Bay (USHL)
Dane Montgomery 2002 F Grand Forks Waterloo (USHL)
Ben Strinden 2002 F Fargo Muskegon (USHL)
Dylan James 2003 F Calgary Okotoks (AJHL)
Jackson Blake 2003 F Eden Prairie, Minn. Chicago (USHL)
Jaksen Panzer 2004 F Grand Forks East Grand Forks HS
Cole Spicer 2004 F Grand Forks U.S. Under-17 Team
Bowden Singleton 2004 F Calgary Okotoks (AJHL)
Luke Bast 2000 D Red Deer, Alta. Waterloo (USHL)
Scott Morrow 2002 D Darien, Conn. Shattuck-St. Mary's
Nate Benoit 2002 D Bow, N.H. Mount St. Charles Academy
Tyler Dunbar 2003 D Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. Muskegon (USHL)
Trey Ausmus 2004 D East Grand Forks East Grand Forks HS
Kaleb Johnson 2001 G Grand Forks Minnesota (USHL)
Hobie Hedquist 2003 G Heron Lake, Minn. Dubuque (USHL)
SOURCE: Grand Forks Herald


Nick Portz, Tri-City (USHL) '00 | Herald story | Stats

Note: Portz played prep hockey in St. Cloud, Minn., and is friends with Austin Poganski.

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Louis Jamernik, Okotoks (AJHL) '00 | Herald story | Stats

Note: Jamernik plays in Okotoks, where he has been on the same line as UND commit Dylan James.

Jake Schmaltz, Green Bay (USHL) '01 | Herald story | Stats | BOS pick

Note: Schmaltz is the cousin of former UND players Jordan and Nick Schmaltz.

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

Note: Bowen is expected to come to UND in the fall of 2021.

Matteo Costantini, Penticton (BCHL) '02 | Herald story | Stats | BUF pick

Note: Costantini is UND's first commit from Ontario (St. Catharines) since Andrew Peski.

Jackson Kunz, Green Bay (USHL) '02 | Herald story | Stats | VAN pick

Note: Kunz played prep hockey at Red River before moving to Shattuck-St. Mary's and Green Bay.

Dane Montgomery, Waterloo (USHL) '02 | Herald story | Stats

Note: Montgomery's father, Tom, is in UND's Athletics Hall of Fame as a star baseball player.

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, Okotoks (AJHL) '03 | Herald story | Stats

Note: James is playing his second full season in the AJHL.

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

Note: Blake is the son of former Hobey Baker Award finalist and longtime NHLer Jason Blake.

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-17 Team '04 | Herald story | Stats

Note: The Grand Forks product is joining 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.


Luke Bast, Waterloo (USHL) '00 | Herald story | Stats

Note: Bast is the younger brother of UND defenseman Gabe Bast.

Scott Morrow, Shattuck-St. Mary's '02 | Herald story | Stats

Note: Morrow is expected to be UND's top 2021 NHL Draft prospect.

Nate Benoit, Mount St. Charles Academy '02 | Herald story | Stats

Note: Benoit is expected to play next season in the USHL, playing for Tri-City.

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.


Kaleb Johnson, Minnesota (NAHL) '01 | Herald story | Stats

Note: Johnson's brother, Grant, is a freshman at Northern Michigan.

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.