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Nick Schmaltz
North American Skater
Green Bay, USHL
Final Rank:  19 Midterm Rank:  19
Position:  Centre Shoots:  Right
Height:  6' 0" Weight:  172
Born:  23 February 1996 Hometown:  Verona, Wis.
Birthplace:  Madison, WI, USA
Drafted:  CHI (1st Round / 20th Overall)
• In 2013-14, Schmaltz led Green Bay and finished in a tie for seventh in the United States Hockey League with 63 points (18-45—63) in 55 games.

• Nick’s brother, Jordan, was drafted in the first round (25th overall) by St. Louis in the 2012 NHL Draft and currently skates for the University of North Dakota. Nick has committed to join his brother at the University of North Dakota for the fall of 2014.

• Schmaltz became the youngest member of the USHL All-Rookie Team at 17 years of age in 2012-13 after posting 52 points (18-34—52) in 64 games for the Gamblers.

• He led the U.S. in scoring with nine points (5-4—9) in a silver medal outing at the 2013 Under-18 Ivan Hlinka Memorial and won gold at the 2013 World Junior A Challenge, finishing as the tournament’s top scorer with 12 points (4-8—12) in four games. He was named the tournament’s Most Valuable Player and his 12 points broke the previous scoring record of 11 shared by Kyle Turris (selected third overall by Phoenix in 2007) in 2006 and Mike Connolly in 2007.

• Schmaltz patterns his game after his hockey idol, Patrick Kane.

NEWS

NICK SCHMALTZ FOLLOWING IN BROTHER’S FOOTSTEPS (click here)

FAVORITES

NHL team: Chicago Blackhawks
NHL player: Patrick Kane
Shootout Move: “Fake shot, backhand, forehand, high glove”
Goal celebration: “Glass jump”
Video game: Call of Duty
Movie: Four Brothers
TV show: Law and Order
Actor: Mark Wahlberg
Music group: Florida Georgia Line
Website: NHL.com
Sport (other than hockey): Golf
Athlete (non-hockey): LeBron James
Twitter follow: @CraigJButton


 Statistics
Season
Team
League
GP
G
A
P
PIM
2012-2013
GREEN BAY
USHL
64
18
34
52
15
2013-2014
GREEN BAY
USHL
55
18
45
63
16
2013-2014
USA (2013 World Junior A Challenge)
NATOUR
4
4
8
12
0
2013-2014
USA U-18
USHL
2
0
0
0
0
2013-2014
USA U18 (Ivan Hlinka Memorial 2013)
ITLTOUR
5
5
4
9
2




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