Jordan Schmaltz

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Jordan Schmaltz
Born (1993-10-08) October 8, 1993 (age 21)
Verona, WI, USA
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 194 lb (88 kg; 13 st 12 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Right
NHL team St. Louis Blues
NHL Draft 25th overall, 2012
St. Louis Blues
Playing career 2015–present

Jordan Schmaltz (born October 8, 1993) is an American professional ice hockey defenceman currently a prospect with the St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was drafted 25th overall by the Blues in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing career[edit]

Schmaltz played collegiate hockey with the University of North Dakota after playing in the USHL with the Green Bay Gamblers where he won the 2012 Clark and Anderson Cups. He also received First-Team honors of the USHL. In 2011 he was traded to the Green Bay Gamblers from Sioux City where he was named to the 2010–11 USHL All-Rookie Teamand also to the USHL First All-Star Team.[1][2]

He spent three seasons playing for the Fighting Sioux in the National Collegiate Hockey Association. On May 28, 2015, Schmaltz announced that he would forgo his final year of NCAA eligibility and signed a three-year entry level contract with the Blues.[3]

International play[edit]

Medal record
Ice hockey
Representing the  United States
World U-17 Hockey Challenge
Gold medal – first place 2008 London
Representing United States USA
World Junior A Challenge
Gold medal – first place 2010 Penticton

Schmaltz was a member of the gold medal winning USA team at the 2010 World Junior A Challenge.[4]

Personal[edit]

He is the older brother of Nick Schmaltz, who was selected 20th overall by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2009–10 Sioux City Musketeers USHL 2 0 0 0 4
2010–11 Sioux City Musketeers USHL 53 13 31 44 22 3 0 1 1 4
2011–12 Sioux City Musketeers USHL 9 3 3 6 9
2011–12 Green Bay Gamblers USHL 46 7 28 35 20 12 2 5 7 8
2012–13 U. of North Dakota WCHA 42 3 9 12 31
2013–14 U. of North Dakota NCHC 41 6 18 24 12
2014–15 U. of North Dakota NCHC 42 4 24 28 8
NCAA totals 125 13 51 64 51

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2010 United States U17 1st 6 1 0 1 0
Junior totals 6 1 0 1 0

Awards and honours[edit]

Award Year Ref
World Junior A Challenge Gold Medal 2010
USHL All-Rookie Team 2010–11
USHL First All-Star Team 2010–11
All-NCHC Second Team 2013–14 [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "USHL announces 2010-11 All-Rookie Team". Hockey'sFuture.com. 2011-04-01. Retrieved 2014-04-27. 
  2. ^ "Megna, Hjelle Named to All-USHL Team". kcrg.com. 2011-04-16. Retrieved 2014-04-27. 
  3. ^ "Blues Sign Schmaltz to Entry Level Deal". St. Louis Blues Official Website. May 28, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Muskies have three CCM All-Star picks". Sioux City Journal. 2010-09-21. Retrieved 2014-04-27. 
  5. ^ "NCHC announces All-Conference players rookie team". uscho.com. 2014-03-17. Retrieved 2014-03-17. 

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Vladimir Tarasenko
St. Louis Blues first round draft pick
2012
Succeeded by
Robbie Fabbri