Looking at UMD's "Pipelines"

I took some time to figure out where UMD has been getting their commitments from over the last 10 years and put my results into a couple different tables to get a better look.  The first table simply looks at the amount of players each junior league has given UMD.  The USHL, to no surprise, leads the way in this category.

I found some interesting facts when going through this as well, for example, did you know that UMD received goalie recuits Matt McNeely, Alex Stalock and Brady Hjelle from Cedar Rapids?  Our faith in the Rough Rider's goalie coach must be pretty high, aye?


Now I wanted to take a look at the Bulldog's "Pipeline(s)" to different schools.  Who does UMD have the strongest connections with in order to get players, basically.  Sioux City looks to be in the lead, supplying UMD with 12 recruits over the last ten years, followed by a close rance with Green Bay, where current Bulldog and Duluth native Andy Welinski is from, Camrose, and Lincoln.

Sioux CityUSHL12
Green BayUSHL7
Sioux FallsUSHL6
Cedar RapidsUSHL5

Lastly, I took every player that has skated or made a committment to skate with UMD throughout the last 10 years and put them in a sortable list.  With much thanks to College Hockey News, each individual's name is "clickable" if you'd like to see their statistics at UMD (with the exception of incoming recruits).  Take a gander and mess around with the list.

NameHTWTBDHometownPrevious TeamPrevious League
Fontaine, Justin5-11  175  11/6/87  Bonnyville, Alb.  BonnyvilleAJHL
Connolly, Mike5-9  190  7/3/89  Calgary, Alb.  CamroseAJHL
Gorsalitz, Logan5-10  175  1/9/86  Fort McMurray, Alb.  CamroseAJHL
McKnight, Matt6-1  195  6/14/84  Halkirk, Alb.  CamroseAJHL
Oberg, Evan6-2  175  2/16/88  Forestburg, Alb.  CamroseAJHL
Olsen, Dylan6-3  220  1/3/91  Calgary, Alb.  CamroseAJHL
Raymond, Mason6-0  185  9/17/85  Cochrane, Alb.  CamroseAJHL
Sharp, MacGregor6-1  180  10/1/85  Red Deer, Alb.  CamroseAJHL
Lamb, Brady6-1  215  8/15/88  Calgary, Alb.  CGY RoyalsAJHL
Williams, Justin6-0  180  10/4/81  Evansburg, Alb.  Drayton ValleyAJHL
Bergman, Wade5-8  165  9/9/90  Calgary, Alb.  OldsAJHL
Brosz, Tyler5-10  170  7/24/80  Medicine Hat, Alb.  OldsAJHL
Rosehill, Jay6-3  195  7/16/85  Olds, Alb.  OldsAJHL
Spurrell, Sammy5-1118010/5/92Sherwood, ALB.Spruce GroveAJHL
Saucy, Carson6-41957/14/94Irma, ALBSpruce GroveAJHL
Caig, T.J.5-11  200  1/26/81  Kelowna, B.C.  Cowichan ValleyBCHL
Danberg, Cody6-0  190  3/5/87  Canwood, Sask.  NanaimoBCHL
Garrison, Jason6-2  220  11/13/84  White Rock, B.C.  NanaimoBCHL
LeFebvre, Blair5-11  185  1/19/83  Prince George, B.C.  NanaimoBCHL
Johnson, Derik6-0  195  2/1/90  Bloomington, Minn.  PentictonBCHL
Gawryletz, Travis6-2  200  11/2/85  Trail, B.C.  TrailBCHL
Reichmuth, Isaac6-0  170  12/9/82  Fruitvale, B.C.  TrailBCHL
McGregor, Bryan5-11  195  6/27/84  Niagara Falls, Ont.  VernonBCHL
Smith, Todd5-11  180  9/14/80  Anchorage, Alas.  VernonBCHL
Lessard, Junior6-0  190  5/26/80  St. Joseph deBeauce, Que.  PortageMJHL
Fulton, Jordan6-0  195  9/12/87  Brooklyn Park, Minn.  Breck SchoolMN-HS
Gaffy, Christian6-0  170  10/14/91  Scandia, Minn.  Forest LakeMN-HS
Geisler, Beau(A)5-11  185  1/14/81  Grand Rapids, Minn.  GreenwayMN-HS
Klein, Matt6-1  180  11/13/81  Hastings, Minn.  HastingsMN-HS
Francisco, Jon(C)6-0  195  2/13/81  Hermantown, Minn.  HermantownMN-HS
Huttel, Chad5-10  195  12/5/88  Hermantown, Minn.  HermantownMN-HS
Sampair, Charlie6-0  180  10/31/93  St. Paul, Minn.  Hill-MurrayMN-HS
Kronick, Dan6-3  195  7/16/84  Inver Grove Heights, Minn.  Holy AngelsMN-HS
Niskanen, Matt6-1  185  12/6/86  Mountain Iron, Minn.  Mountain IronMN-HS
Gergen, Michael5-11  190  2/17/87  Hastings, Minn.  Shattuck-St. Mary'sMN-HS
Basaraba, Joe6-2  195  5/2/92  Fort Frances, Ont.  Shattuck-St. Mary'sMN-HS
Raskob, Willie5-91903/14/95Hastings, Minn.  Shattuck-St. Mary'sMN-HS
DeLisle, Dan6-5  225  9/24/90  Arden Hills, Minn.  Totino-GraceMN-HS
Carlson, Dan5-7  170  3/7/86  White Bear Lake, Minn.  White Bear LakeMN-HS
Fons, Alex6-1  185  10/10/91  Minnetonka, Minn.  FairbanksNAHL
Reiter, Kenny5-11  170  11/24/86  Pittsburgh, Pa.  FairbanksNAHL
Schmidt, Kyle5-11  175  4/30/87  Hermantown, Minn.  FairbanksNAHL
Montgomery, Mike6-3  210  10/10/86  Lino Lakes, Minn.  Southern MinnesotaNAHL
Czech, Steve6-1  215  7/9/82  Oakdale, Minn.  TopekaNAHL
Mathias, Matt5-11  190  12/22/78  Duluth, Minn.  Alaska-AnchorageNCAA
Unklesbay, Jesse(A)5-9  170  11/24/78  Maplewood, Minn.  Alaska-AnchorageNCAA
Jamnick, Aaron6-0  200  8/4/90  Hibbing, Minn.  ProvidenceNCAA
Smith, Tim6-0  195  7/15/90  Superior, Wis.  ProvidenceNCAA
Collova, Steve6-0  195  4/28/82  White Bear Lake, Minn.  RensselaerNCAA
Kotyk, Brenden6-52258/27/91Regina, Sask.  St. ScholasticaNCAA
Boehm, Brett6-31609/19/94Martensville, Sask.Flin FlonSJHL
Petruic, Neil6-1  180  7/30/82  Regina, Sask.  KindersleySJHL
Schwabe, Evan(C)5-9  155  10/1/82  Moose Jaw, Sask.  KindersleySJHL
Hjelle, Brady5-11  170  5/3/90  International Falls, Minn.  Cedar RapidsUSHL
McNeely, Matt6-1  199  2/16/93  Burnsville, Minn.  Cedar RapidsUSHL
Seidel, Mike5-10  180  4/4/88  Darrien, Ill.  Cedar RapidsUSHL
Stalock, Alex6-0  185  7/28/87  South St. Paul, Minn.  Cedar RapidsUSHL
Bordson, Rob6-2  195  6/9/88  Duluth, Minn.  Cedar RapidsUSHL
Miskovich, Josh5-10  180  3/1/80  Pengilly, Minn.  ChicagoUSHL
Crandall, Aaron6-1  190  3/25/90  Lakeville, Minn.  Des MoinesUSHL
Decowski, Cal5-10  180  2/4/92  Andover, Minn.  Des MoinesUSHL
Greer, Matt6-2  200  11/21/85  Vadnais Heights, Minn.  Des MoinesUSHL
Ryan, Chase6-2  210  11/9/86  Algonquin, Ill.  Des MoinesUSHL
Anderson, Nick6-2  195  7/14/79  Proctor, Minn.  DubuqueUSHL
Kuhlman, Karson5-101689/26/95Cloquet, Minn.DubuqueUSHL
Corrin, Willie6-2  180  8/1/91  International Falls, Minn.  FargoUSHL
Farley, Austin5-8  165  11/10/93  Park Ridge, Ill.  FargoUSHL
Flaherty, Keegan6-0  190  3/25/90  Duluth, Minn.  FargoUSHL
Toninato, Dom6-2  1753/9/94Duluth, Minn.  FargoUSHL
Iafallo, Alex5-1116512/21/93Eden, NYFargoUSHL
Anderson, Rob6-1  170  7/8/80  Superior, Wis.  Green BayUSHL
Davis, Adam6-1  200  11/26/86  Prior Lake, Minn.  Green BayUSHL
Hammond, Brett5-11  190  9/8/80  Roseville, Minn.  Green BayUSHL
Johnson, Josh6-0  170  1/25/84  Esko, Minn.  Green BayUSHL
Stapleton, Tim5-9  160  7/14/82  LaGrange Highlands, Ill.  Green BayUSHL
Stauffacher, Luke5-11  190  12/17/80  Madison, Wisc.  Green BayUSHL
Welinski, Andy6-0  190  4/27/93  Duluth, Minn.  Green BayUSHL
Cascalenda, Jay6-0  195  7/10/85  West St. Paul, Minn.  IndianaUSHL
Johnson, Adam5-111606/22/94Hibbing, Minn.IndianaUSHL
Casto, Chris6-3  215  12/27/91  Stillwater, Minn.  LincolnUSHL
Hardwick, Jay5-10  200  9/3/79  Warroad, Minn.  LincolnUSHL
McFarland, Jeff5-9  175  2/24/83  Plymouth, Minn.  LincolnUSHL
Otten, Drew6-0  195  6/27/78  Minnetonka, Minn.  LincolnUSHL
Peluso, Marco5-10  160  2/2/81  Bovey, Minn.  LincolnUSHL
Swanson, Ryan6-1  205  2/20/81  Maple Grove, Minn.  LincolnUSHL
Ziegelmann, Nate5-9  180  11/5/82  Grand Forks, N.D.  LincolnUSHL
Crandall, Justin5-10  185  4/5/92  Lakeville, Minn.  OmahaUSHL
Olson, Drew6-0  200  4/4/90  Brainerd, Minn.  OmahaUSHL
Osterberg, Kyle5-81709/5/94Lakeville, Minn.  OmahaUSHL
Curry, Mike6-4  215  9/20/84  Eagle River, Alaska  Sioux CityUSHL
Geris, Ryan6-2  195  8/26/81  Alexandria, Minn.  Sioux CityUSHL
Hendrickson, Jake5-10  175  10/2/89  Savage, Minn.  Sioux CityUSHL
Herbert, Caleb5-11  193  10/12/91  Bloomington, Minn.  Sioux CityUSHL
Kemp, Nick6-1  205  1/5/86  Hermantown, Minn.  Sioux CityUSHL
Krause, Adam6-3  205  9/12/91  Hermantown, Minn.  Sioux CityUSHL
Meyers, Josh6-3  195  12/7/85  Alexandria, Minn.  Sioux CityUSHL
Oleksuk, Travis6-0  200  2/3/89  Thunder Bay, Ont.  Sioux CityUSHL
Thomas, Jared6-01922/21/94Hermantown, Minn.Sioux CityUSHL
Heinrich, Blake5-111922/17/95Cambridge, Minn.Sioux CityUSHL
Molenaar, Dan5-111857/5/93Eden Prairie, Minn.Sioux CityUSHL
Pionk, Neal5-111607/25/95Hermantown, Minn.Sioux CityUSHL
Akins, Drew6-0  190  11/4/85  Excelsior, Minn.  Sioux FallsUSHL
Carroll, Andrew5-11  195  5/7/85  Shoreview, Minn.  Sioux FallsUSHL
Connolly, Jack5-8  160  8/15/89  Duluth, Minn.  Sioux FallsUSHL
Grun, David6-1  200  12/17/87  White Bear Lake, Minn.  Sioux FallsUSHL
Kishel, Scott5-11  175  4/21/89  Virginia, Minn.  Sioux FallsUSHL
Young, Austyn5-10  184  10/16/93  Sout St. Paul, Minn.  Sioux FallsUSHL
McManus, Luke6-1  190  5/9/90  Apple Valley, Minn.  Tri-CityUSHL
Tardy, Max6-0  185  10/27/90  Duluth, Minn.  Tri-CityUSHL
Faulk, Justin5-11  200  3/20/92  South St. Paul, Minn.  USNDPT U17USHL
Palm, Trent6-1  200  6/10/88  Edina, Minn.  USNDPT U18USHL
Brown, J.T.5-10  170  7/2/90  Burnsville, Minn.  WaterlooUSHL
Cameranesi, Tony5-10  175  8/12/93  Plymouth, Minn.  WaterlooUSHL
Hambly, Tim6-0  185  6/23/83  White Bear Lake, Minn.  WaterlooUSHL
Jensen, Jim6-0  190  7/1/84  Maplewood, Minn.  WaterlooUSHL
Ryan, Mitch6-0  200  10/28/86  Cloquet, Minn.  WaterlooUSHL


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