UND hockey in the pros 2021-22

A list of where former UND players have signed pro hockey contracts.

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There are 58 former UND players under pro contract for the 2021-22 season as of Sept. 20, 2021.
Thirty-one players have signed with NHL teams.
UND players are signed in 12 different countries: the United States, Canada, Sweden, Finland, Germany, Czech Republic, Hungary, Austria, Poland, Kazakhstan, Russia and Slovenia.
The oldest pro under contract is Zach Parise. The youngest is Shane Pinto.
Here's a look at where they're signed:

NHL (31)

Collin Adams, New York Islanders

Jacob Bernard-Docker, Ottawa Senators

Brock Boeser, Vancouver Canucks

Drake Caggiula, Buffalo Sabres


Aaron Dell, Buffalo Sabres

Derek Forbort, Boston Bruins

Rhett Gardner, Dallas Stars

Shane Gersich, Washington Capitals

Rocco Grimaldi, Nashville Predators

Cam Johnson, Columbus Blue Jackets

Luke Johnson, Winnipeg Jets

Tyson Jost, Colorado Avalanche


Jordan Kawaguchi, Dallas Stars

Matt Kiersted, Florida Panthers

Paul LaDue, New York Islanders

Grant Mismash, Nashville Predators

Brock Nelson, New York Islanders

T.J. Oshie, Washington Capitals

Zach Parise, New York Islanders

Shane Pinto, Ottawa Senators


Austin Poganski, Winnipeg Jets

Colton Poolman, Calgary Flames

Tucker Poolman, Vancouver Canucks

Carter Rowney, Detroit Red Wings

Adam Scheel, Dallas Stars

Nick Schmaltz, Arizona Coyotes

Cole Smith, Nashville Predators

Troy Stecher, Detroit Red Wings

Jonathan Toews, Chicago Blackhawks

Jasper Weatherby, San Jose Sharks

Christian Wolanin, Los Angeles Kings

AHL (8)

Nick Jones, Manitoba Moose

Brad Malone, Bakersfield Condors

Zane McIntyre, Tucson Roadrunners

Westin Michaud, Stockton Heat

Andrew Peski, Providence Bruins

Keaton Thompson, Iowa Wild

Hayden Shaw, Manitoba Moose

Dillon Simpson, Cleveland Monsters

ECHL (2)

Jackson Keane, Orlando Solar Bears

Casey Johnson, Idaho Steelheads

Overseas (17)

Gabe Bast, Kuopio (Finland)

Ben Blood, Graz (Austria)

Mike Cichy, Tychy (Poland)

Matt Frattin, Nur-Sultan (Kazakhstan)

Chay Genoway, Gävle (Sweden)

Ludvig Hoff, Stavanger (Norway)

Joel Janatuinen, Hämeenlinna (Finland)

Corban Knight, Omsk (Russia)

Danny Kristo, Kladno (Czech Republic)

Jean-Philippe Lamoureux, Salzburg (Austria)

Andrew MacWilliam, Munich (Germany)

Wade Murphy, Ljubljana (Slovenia)

Brendan O'Donnell, Dusseldorf (Germany)

Clarke Saunders, Oswiecim (Poland)

Jordan Schmaltz, Helsinki (Finland)

Rastislav Spirko, Debrecen (Hungary)

Adam Tambellini, Ängelholm (Sweden)


Taylor Chorney (Last season: Salzburg, Austria)

Andrew Kozek (Last season: Ravensburg, Germany)

Mario Lamoureux (Last season: Bad Tölz, Germany) - Bismarck Legacy boys head coach

Mark MacMillan (Last season: Herning, Denmark)

Brad Miller (Last season: Füssen, Germany) - working with Nashville Predators youth organization

Evan Trupp (Last season: Dresden, Germany) - Anchorage Wolverines assistant coach

Travis Zajac (Last season: New York Islanders) - working with the New Jersey Devils organization

Schlossman has covered college hockey for the Grand Forks Herald since 2005. He has been recognized by the Associated Press Sports Editors as the top beat writer for the Herald's circulation division four times and the North Dakota sportswriter of the year once. He resides in Grand Forks. Reach him at
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