Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Wisconsin Born Players: Where Are They Now?

With the Thanksgiving holiday break going on right now, I thought it would be a good chance to catch up on where all the Wisconsin born kids are playing now days. The talent level that the state produces continues to improve every single season and that's evidenced in players playing high levels of hockey.

National Hockey League (NHL)

Drew Stafford-Buffalo Sabres (Milwaukee)

Jake Dowell-Chicago Blackhawks (Eau Claire)
Jack Skille-Chicago Blackhawks (Verona)
Adam Burish-Dallas Stars (Madison)
Davis Drewiske-L.A. Kings (Hudson)
Ryan Suter-Nashville Predators (Madison)
Joe Pavelski-San Jose Sharks (Stevens Point)
Brad Winchester-St. Louis Blues (Madison)
Phil Kessel-Toronto Maple Leafs (Madison)
David Steckel-Washington Capitols (Milwaukee)

American Hockey League (AHL)


Joe Piskula-Abbotsford Heat (Antigo)
Kyle Klubertanz-Hamilton Bulldogs (Sun Prairie)
Joel Rechlicz-Hershey Bears (Brookfield)
Tyler Plante-Rochester Americans (Milwaukee)
John Mitchell-Syracuse Crunch (Neenah)
Trevor Ludwig-Texas Stars (Rhinelander)
Josh Engel-Toronto Marlies (Rice Lake)

East Coast Hockey league (ECHL)

Bobby Robbins-Bakersfield Condors (Peshtigo)
Evan Stoflet-Bakersfield Condors (Madison)
Eric Lampe-Elmira Jackals (Madison)
Andy Brandt-Gwinnett Gladiators (Wausau)
Jake Hauswirth-South Carolina Stingrays (Merrill)
Andy Bohmbach-Toledo Walleye (Hudson)
Jason Fredricks-Utah Grizzlies (Eagle River)

NCAA Division 1

Stephen Caple-Air Force (Rice Lake)
Justin Cseter-Alabama Huntsville (Menomonie)
Sean Wiles-Alaska Anchorage (Beloit)
Alex McRae-Army (Mindoro)
Drew Pierson-Army (Pleasant Prairie)
Jordan George-Bemidji State (Madison)
David Solway-Bowling Green (Green Bay)
Ted Behrend-Colorado College (Oregon)
Arthur Bidwell-Colorado College (Fontana)
Alex Gerke-UConn (Tomah)
Dan Olszewski-Denver (Janesville)
Aaron Schmit-Ferris State (Grafton)
Trent Frey-Mercyhurst (River Falls)
Patrick Tiesling-Miami (Rhinelander)
A.J. Sturges-Michigan State (Verona)
Brett Olson-Michigan Tech (Superior)
Nate Condon-Minnesota (Wausau)
Josh Nelson-Minnesota State (Wisconsin Rapids)
Kyle Ensign-Nebraska Omaha (New Richmond)
Brent Gwidt-Nebraska Omaha (Minoqua)
Brock Montpetit-Nebraska Omaha (Somerset)
Blake Kessel-New Hampshire (Madison)
Scott Pavelski-New Hampshire (Stevens Point)
Mike Sislo-New Hampshire (Superior)
Derrick LaPoint-North Dakota (Eau Claire)
Nick Condon-Notre Dame (Wausau)
Jeff Costello-Notre Dame (Milwaukee)
Mike Johnson-Notre Dame (Verona)
Sam Zabkowicz-St. Cloud State (Greendale)
Jacob Drewiske-St. Lawrence (Hudson)
Troy Grosenick-Union (Brookfield)
David Donnellan-Western Michigan (Eau Claire)
Ross Henry-Western Michigan (Franklin)
Jefferson Dahl-Wisconsin (Eau Claire)
Chase Drake-Wisconsin (Mosinee)
Gavin Hartzog-Wisconsin (Milwaukee)
Patrick Johnson-Wisconsin (Madison)
Craig Johnson-Wisconsin (Waupaca)
Sean Little-Wisconsin (Fond du Lac)
Ryan Little-Wisconsin (Fond du Lac)
Keegan Meuer-Wisconsin (Madison)
Craig Smith-Wisconsin (Madison)
Eric Springer-Wisconsin (Wrightstown)
Mitch Thompson-Wisconsin (Onalaska)
Podge Turnbull-Wisconsin (Hayward)

NCAA Division 3

Pat Dalbec-UW Superior (Superior)
Casey Kirley-UW Stout (Hayward)
Logan Maly-UW Stout (Rio)
Kevin O'Donnell-UW Stout (Stoughton)
Jon Bockmann-UW Stevens Point (Wind Lake)
Brandon Busse-UW Stevens Point (Stevens Point)
Travis Erstad-UW Stevens Point (Stevens Point)
Nick Graves-UW Stevens Point (Hewitt)
Steve Hamilton-UW Stevens Point (Stevens Point)
Kyle Heck-UW Stevens Point (Plover)
Justin Johnson-UW Stevens Point (Eau Claire)
Tyler Krueger-UW Stevens Point (Stevens Point)
Luke Nesper-UW Stevens Point (Eagle River)
Nic Polaski-UW Stevens Point (Delafield)
Garrett Suter-UW Stevens Point (Madison)
Jeff Burke-UW River Falls (New Richmond)
Josh Calleja-UW River Falls (New Richmond)
Ryan Goodmanson-UW River Falls (Clear Lake)
Andrew Mueller-UW River Falls (New Berlin)
Isaiah Bennis-UW Eau Claire (Eau Claire)
Andrew McCabe-UW Eau Claire (Eau Claire)
Niko Kapetanovic-UW Eau Claire (North Prarie)
Tim Possehl-UW Eau Claire (Fond du Lac)
Casey Stern-UW Eau Claire (McFarland)
Nic Weight-UW Eau Claire (Eagle River)
Jay Xu-Williams (Hayward)
Tommy Westmark-St. Thomas (Appleton)
Neil Sauter-St. Scholastica (Superior)
Derek Donohue-St. Norbert (Manitowoc)
Adam Hammerbeck-St. Norbert (Superior)
Scott Pulak-St. Norbert (Green Bay)
Seth Soley-St. Norbert (Elk Mound)
Nick Roscoe-St. Johns (Eau Claire)
Jake Vande Lune-St. Johns (Monona)
Aaron Beck-Skidmore (Maribel)
Brian Horrigan-Plymouth State (Brookfield)
Mike Lennon-Northland (Reedsburg)
Zach Kohn-Nichols (Hartland)
Aaron Humphries-Milwaukee School of Engineering (Middleton)
Kyle Ostapina-Milwaukee School of Engineering (Hartland)
Ryan Peterson-Milwaukee School of Engineering (Greendale)
Ben Plocar-Milwaukee School of Engineering (Elkhart Lake)
Devin Schmitt-Milwaukee School of Engineering (Beaver Dam)
Michael Siergiej-Milwaukee School of Engineering (Eagle River)
Michael Soik-Milwaukee School of Engineering (Stevens Point)
Sean-Michael Tisdall-Milwaukee School of Engineering (Lake Geneva)
Charlie Strauss-Middlebury (Eagle River)
Thomas Speer-UMass Boston (Wausau)
Max Berger-Marian (Hartland)
Justin De Maa-Marian (Waupun)
Chris Fredrickson-Marian (North Lake)
Tom Glomski-Marian (Waupun)
Andy Kuechler-Marian (Lomira)
John O'Connell-Marian (Madison)
Jonathon Bellotti-Lawrence (Sussex)
Jacob Esch-Lawrence (Madison)
Corey Garrett-Lawrence (Wausau)
Reijo Wahlin-Lawrence (Stoughton)
Tyler Gross-Lake Forest (Fond du Lac)
Anthony Ventura-Lake Forest (Pleasant Prarie)
Sam Ward-Hamilton (Manitowoc)
Jon Vaillancourt-Framingham State (La Valle)
Charles Vaillancourt-Framingham State (La Valle)
Scott Opolka-Finlandia (Green Bay)
Brandon Beyer-Concordia WI (Milwaukee)
Michael Becker-Concordia WI (Altoona)
Josh Farnam-Concordia WI (Waukesha)
Jake Furey-Concordia WI (Cedarburg)
Dustin Le Claire-Concordia WI (Oconomowoc)
Jarred Lucas-Concordia WI (Cedar Grove)
Shawn Oelke-Concordia WI (Wausau)
Stephen Panas-Concordia WI (Cottage Grove)
Andrew Parrott-Concordia WI (Green Bay)
Ryan Roeming-Concordia WI (Madison)
Cody Ruplinger-Concordia WI (Dotyville)
Dan Schiltz-Concordia WI (New Richmond)
Robbie Billings-Concordia MN (Webster)
Karl Burns-Colby (Mequon)
Blake Jenkins-Bethel (Brookfield)
Josh Shingler-Bethel (Shawano)
Tyler Sorenson-Bethel (Madison)
Anthony Cantalupo-Becker (De Pere)
Brandon Bukowski-Augsburg (Superior)
Ted Falk-Augsburg (Mequon)
Joel Sauer-Augsburg (Madison)

Ontario Hockey League (OHL)

Sam Lofquist-Guelph Storm (Somerset)
Alex Racino-Saginaw Spirit (Merril)
Trevor Morbeck-Soo Grehounds (Jackson)

United States Hockey League (USHL)

Tyler Lundey-Dubuque Fighting Saints (Middleton)

Jakob Batcha-Fargo Force (Fredonia)
Garrett Allen-Fargo Force (Delafield)
Jordan Schmaltz-Sioux City Musketeers (Verona)
Jake Suter-Sioux City Musketeers (Lac du Flambeau)
Max McCormick-Sioux City Musketeers (De Pere)
Matt Pappe-Sioux City Musketeers (Appleton)
Jose Delgadillo-Sioux City Musketeers (Milwaukee)
Noah Nelson-Sioux City Musketeers (Oconomowoc)
Ian McCoshen-Waterloo Black Hawks (Hudson)
Ryan Belonger-Youngstown Phantoms (Green Bay)
Cody Strang-Youngstown Phantoms (Madison)
Jake McCabe-USA NTDP U18 (Eau Claire)
Joey Fiala-USA NTDP U18 (Verona)
Andrew Schmit-Lincoln Stars (Grafton)
Tim Smith-Indiana Ice (Superior)
CJ Eick-Green Bay Gamblers (Appleton)
Aaron Harstad-Green Bay Gamblers (Stevens Point)
Peter Maric-Cedar Rapids Rough Riders (Milwuakee)

North American Hockey League (NAHL)

Ross Pavek-Alaska Avalanche (Green Bay)
Casey Nelson-Alaska Avalanche (Wisconsin Rapids)
Landon Petereson-Alaska Avalanche (Oregon)
Dan Sherer-Amarillo Bulls (Nashatoa)
Luke Jenkins-Amarillo Bulls (River Falls)
Nolan Kirley-Austin Bruins (Hayward)
Alex Tesensky-Austin Bruins (Cedarburg)
Samuel Dougherty-Bismark Bobcats (Green Bay)
Brett Bower-Bismark Bobcats (Madison)
Peter Nesper-Chicago Hitmen (Eagle River)
Brian Berger-Chicago Hitmen (Hartland)
David Clark-Chicago Hitmen (Pewaukee)
Joey Haydock-Chicago Hitmen (Junction City)
Nicholas Kohn-Chicago Hitmen (Hartland)
Nathan Trannel-Coulee Region Chill (Onalaska)
Matt Millis-Fairbanks Ice Dogs (Black River Falls)
Truman Landowski-Janesville Jets (Appleton)
Ross Mauermann-Janesville Jets (Janesville)
Seth Johnson-Janesville Jets (Woodruff)
Jordan Tredinnick-Janesville Jets (Onalaska)
Derek Knetter-Janesville Jets (Wausau)
David Jacobson-Janesville Jets (Janesville)
Tony Kujava-Janesville Jets (Green Bay)
Connor McBride-Janesville Jets (Hartland)
TJ Christianson-Owatana Express (Pickerel)
Andy Singerhouse-Owatana Express (Hudson)
Nick Widing-Owatana Express (Somerset)
Tyler Jacobson-Port Huron Falcons (Cross Plains)
Logan Lemirande-Port Huron Falcons (Janesville)
Nick Drill-Port Huron Falcons (Madison)
Russell Blaser-Port Huron Falcons (Monona Grove)
Ross Anderson-Springfield Jr. Blues (River Falls)
Shayne McLaughlin-Springfield Jr. Blues (Eau Claire)
Dylan Dock-Springfield Jr. Blues (River Falls)
Ethan Nauman-Springfield Jr. Blues (Mosinee)
Andrew Martin-Springfield Jr. Blues (Stoughton)
Eric Johnson-Wenatchee Wild (Madison)
Marcus Zelzer-Wenatchee Wild (Green Bay)