Alumni report: College/junior hockey

Yesterday, we took a look at former Indianapolis/Indiana Ice players in the professional ranks. Today, we catch up with the former players at the college (NCAA Div. I) or junior hockey ranks in North America.

NCAA

Justin Agosta (2009-10): After playing three years at New Hampshire, transferred to Quinnipiac for the 2014-15 season, his senior year. He currently has two goals and seven assists in 16 games.

Zach Aman (2012-13): Currently a sophomore at Colorado College, with an assist in 15 games. Has a goal and two assists for his career.

Tyler Andrew (2013-14): A freshman at Ferris State, he has two goals and two assists in 12 games.

Robbie Baillargeon (2011-13): In his sophomore season at Boston University, where he has a goal and an assist in seven games. Had 10 goals and 17 assists a year ago as a freshman. He was an Ottawa Senators draft pick in 2012.

Alex Barron (2010-12): Currently in his junior season at Quinnipiac University, where he has two goals and two assists in 16 games. He has four goals and 15 assists for his college career.

RJ Boyd (2011-12): Defenseman who is in his junior year at Michigan State. he has a goal and two assists in 16 games, and has four goals and 17 assists for his career. He was drafted in 2010 by his home-state Florida Panthers.

Cody Bradley (2010-12): Currently in his junior year at Colorado College, where he has seven goals and six assists in 15 games. Currently has 17 goals and 25 assists for his career.

Blake Coleman (2009-11): The USA Junior Hockey & USHL Player of the Year in 2010-11 after a 92-point season with the Ice, the New Jersey Devils draft pick is currently finishing his senior season at Miami Universith. He has nine goals and seven assists in 14 games, and has 86 points for his college career.

Scott Conway (2013-14): The leading scorer on the Clark Cup champions, Conway has three goals and four assists in 14 games for Penn State.

Jose Delgadillo (2011-12): Currently in his junior year at Bowling Green, where he is scoreless in eight games. Has two assists for his career.

John Doherty (2011-12): Currently in his junior year at Miami University, where he has a goal in six games. Has a goal and two assists for his career in 31 games.

Jake Fallon (2009-10, 2011-12): Currently in his senior season at Vermont, where he has three goals and nine assists in 17 games.

Joe Fiala (2011-13): Currently a sophomore at Quinnipiac, where he is scoreless in five games. Had an assist in 19 games last season.

Alex Gacek (2010-11): Currently in his junior season at Miami University, where he has a goal and four assists in 16 games. Has seven goals and 12 assists for his career.

Jon Gillies (2010-12): Had an outstanding career for the Ice (47-17-11, 2.79 GAA), and is currently in his junior season at Providence College. This year, is 8-6-1 with a 1.90 GAA and three shutouts in 15 games. Has a 44-27-12 record, a 2.08 GAA and 12 shutouts for his college career. He is a draft pick of the Calgary Flames.

Christian Hilbrich (2010-12): Currently in his junior season at Cornell, where he has four goals and two assists in 11 games. He has 15 goals and 11 assists for his career.

Woody Hudson (2011-13): Former Ice captain is now in his sophomore year at St. Lawrence. He has three goals and three assists in 16 games, and has nine goals and eight assists for his college career.

Dalton Izyk (2011-13): Currently in his sophomore year at Robert Morris, where he is 6-1-0 with a 2.30 GAA and two shutouts in eight starts this year. Is 11-3-0 and has three shutouts in 19 games for his college career.

Joshua Jacobs (2012-14): Currently a freshman blueliner at Michigan State, where he has four assists in 16 games. He was a second-round pick by the New Jersey Devils in 2014.

David Johnstone (2009-11): After tallying 58 points with the Ice in 57 games in 2010-11, Johnstone is now a leader at Michigan Tech. He has tallied double-digit goals in each of his first three college seasons, and has three goals and six assists in 15 games this year.

Austin Kosack (2013-14): Has a goal and an assist as a freshman for Ferris State.

Matt Krug (2011-13): No relation to Torey and Adam, Matt played 18 games for the NCAA champion Union Dutchmen last year and had two assists. He has appeared in two games this season.

Alexander Kuqali (2009-12): Currently in his third year at RIT, where he has two goals and four assists in 16 games.

Sean Kuraly (2009-12): Another big scorer, Kuraly had 32 goals and 70 points in 2011-12 with the Ice. A San Jose Sharks draftee, Kuraly is in his junior year at Miami University, where he currently has 10 goals and six assists in 16 games. He has 57 career points in three seasons at Miami.

Chris Martin (2009-11): In his senior season at St. Lawrence, where he has two goals and four assists in 16 games.

Nick Mattson (2009-11): After two solid years on the Ice blueline, Mattson is in his senior year at North Dakota, playing for former IHL Ice player Dave Hakstol. The Chicago Blackhawks draft pick has a goal and three assists in 10 games.

Brian Morgan (2012-13): In his sophomore year at Maine, where he has three goals and four assists in 17 games. He has eight goals and 11 assists for his college career.

Aidan Muir (2013-14):  Has a goal and five assists in 15 games as a freshman at Western Michigan. Fourth-round pick of the Edmonton Oilers in 2013.

Cristoval “Boo” Nieves (2011-12):  Currently in his junior year at Michigan, where he has four goals and eight assists in 15 games. He has 15 goals and 48 assists for his college career. He was a second-round pick of the Rangers in 2012.

Ryan Obuchowski (2010-12): Currently in his junior season at Yale, where he has 11 goals and 26 assists for his career. He has two goals and three assists in 11 games this season.

Austin Ortega (2012-13): In his sophomore year at Nebraska-Omaha, where he has a knack for scoring critical goals. He has 11 goals and nine assists in 18 games, including six game-winning goals. Has 20 goals and 19 assists for his career.

Trevor Owens (2011-12): Currently in his freshman year at Northeastern, and is scoreless in 12 games.

Dominic Panetta (2010-11): Currently in his senior season at Ferris State, where he has a goal and two assists in 12 games. He has five goals and 11 assists for his college career.

John Parker (2008-10): Played two seasons for the Ice, and is currently a junior at Bemidji State, where he has a goal and two assists in 17 games.

Bo Pieper (2012-13): A freshman at Quinnipiac, he has a goal and five assists in 15 games.

Canon Pieper (2012-13): A freshman at Quinnipiac, he has an assist in nine games.

Tyler Pham (2011-14): Captain of the Clark Cup champs in 2014, Pham is a freshman at Army, and has six goals and nine assists in 17 games.

Brian Pinho (2013-14): The player who scored the Clark Cup-winning goal in 2014, Pinho is a freshman at Providence, where he has two goals and three assists in 16 games. He was a sixth-round pick of the Washington Capitals in 2013.

Michael Preston (2013-14): The Carmel native is a freshman at Army, where he has three assists in 15 games.

Jarrod Rabey (2009-11): In his senior year at St. Cloud State, where he is scoreless in 13 games. Has six goals and 14 assists for his career.

Emil Romig (2011-12): In his sophomore season at Denver. Has a goal and an assist in 13 games this year, and 8 goals and 4 assists in 45 games overall.

Matt Roy (2012-14): Currently a freshman at Michigan Tech, where he has three assists and is +11 in 16 games.

Jason Salvaggio (2012-14): Currently a freshman at New Hampshire, where he is scoreless in five ames.

Peter Schneider (2010-11): Had 30 goals for the Ice that season, and is currently in his senior year at Notre Dame, where he has three goals and four assists in 18 games. He has 18 goals and 20 assists for his career.

Tim Shoup (2013-14): Has two assists in seven games as a freshman at Dartmouth.

Drew Smolcynski (2011-12): Currently a sophomore at St. Lawrence, where he has a goal and 10 assists in 17 games. Has six goals and 16 assists for his career.

Hayden Stewart (2013-14): Putting up similar numbers to what he did with the Ice (13-1-0, 1.29 GAA, 4 shutouts in 14 starts) at Cornell, where he is 1-2-0, but has a 1.25 GAA and a shutout in four games.

Joe Sullivan (2013-14): A freshman at St. Lawrence, he has a goal and an assist in 16 games.

Alex Talcott (2012-14): Currently a freshman at the University of Michigan, where he is scoreless in three games.

Dwyer Tschantz (2012-14): A freshman at Cornell, he has a goal in two games. He was drafted by the St. Louis Blues in the seventh round this spring.

Alex Wideman (2009-11): In his senior year at Miami University, where he has five goals and two assists in 16 games. Has 22 goals and 45 points in his college career.

Canadian Major Junior

Justin Bailey (2011-12): Played in two games with the Ice that season, and had a goal, and moved to the OHL the following year. He’s currently in his third year with the Kitchener Rangers, where he has 18 goals and 18 assists in 31 games. He had 25 goals last season. He was the Buffalo Sabres’ second-round pick in 2013.

Adam Erne (2010-11): Played for the Ice as a 15-year-old in 2010, and moved to the QMJHL to play for the Quebec Remparts. He has put up four straight 20-goal seasons in the “Q”, with 21 goals and 24 assists in just 29 games for Quebec this season. He also played eight AHL games at the end of last year, with a goal and three assists. Erne is a draft pick of the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Ryan Mantha (2013-14): A key midseason acquisition for the Ice last season, he is playing for the OHL Niagara IceDogs, with two goals and two assists in 17 games. He was a fourth-round pick of the New York Rangers this spring.

Chris Martenet (2013-14): Big defenseman playing for the OHL’s London Knights. He has four assists in 32 games.

Robert Polesello (2011-12): Played a season and a half at Vermont, but moved to OHL Kingston during the 2013-14 season. He has 15 goals and 16 assists in 30 games for the Frontenacs this season, and 33 goals and 36 assists overall for Kingston.

Blake Siebenaler (2012-13): In his second season with the OHL’s Niagara IceDogs, he has four goals and 12 assists in 33 games. The Fort Wayne native was a third-round pick of the Columbus Blue Jackets this spring.

Rinat Valiev (2012-13): Currently in his second season with the WHL’s Kootenay Ice. He has five goals and 20 assists in 23 games. He was drafted in the third round by the Toronto Maple Leafs this spring.

USHL

Mitch Hults (2012-14): Currently playing for the Madison Capitols of the USHL, with six goals and 12 assists in 24 games.

Adam Johnson (2012-13): In his second season with the Sioux City Musketeers, where he has 11 goals and 15 assists in 24 games.

Vasili Kolias (2013-14): Has two goals and eight assists in 24 games for the Youngstown Phantoms.

Sam Kurker (2013-14): Playing for the Sioux City Musketeers, he has 11 goals and 11 assists in 22 games. Was a St. Louis Blues second-round pick in 2012.

Zach Osburn (2013-14): Playing for the Chicago Steel, where he has three goals and an assist in 18 games.

Jason Pawloski (2013-14): The 2014 Clark Cup Playoff MVP, he is currently 3-9-1 with a 3.73 GAA in 13 games with the Green Bay Gamblers.

Vince Pedrie (2012-14): Currently has six goals and 11 assists in 25 games for the Bloomington Thunder in his fourth full USHL season. Has been the USHL Defenseman of the Week twice.

Joshua Shellman (2012-13): Currently playing for the Bloomington Thunder, with five assists in 16 games.

Mitch Slattery (2013-14): Has three goals and an assist in 17 games for the Fargo Force.

Denis Smirnov (2013-14): Playing for the Fargo Force, has five goals and 13 assists in 20 games.

Troy Terry (2013-14): Played one game for the Ice last year. Currently playing for the U.S. NTDP team, and has four assists in 17 USHL games.

Joseph Widmar (2012-13): Currently has 12 goals and 12 assists in 26 games for the Des Moines Buccaneers.

Jacob Wilson (2013-14): Played in one game for the Ice last season, currently has two goals and an assist in 21 games for the Sioux City Musketeers.

Canadian Junior A

Patrick Newell (2012-14): Playing for the Penticton Vees of the BCHL, where he has 12 goals and 23 assists in 36 games.

Jacob Pritchard (2013-14): Is enjoying a big offensive season for the BCHL’s Powell River Kings, with 21 goals and 22 assists in 33 games.

NAHL

Joe Chitwood (2013-14): Carmel native is in his second season with the Corpus Christi IceRayz, with a goal and seven assists in 19 games.

Tyger Howat (2012-13): Has played two games for the Michigan Warriors, going 0-2 with a 4.82 GAA.

Grant Hutton (2012-13): Currently playing for the Janesville Jets, with two goals and three assists in 12 games. Also played 11 games for Des Moines in the USHL this season.

Cody Gyllyng (2011-12): Currently in his fourth junior season, playing for the Amarillo Bulls. Has 12 goals and eight assists in 29 games. Earlier, was the first player to commit to the new Div. I program at Arizona State.

Bradley Johnson: Has a goal and three assists for the Minnesota Wilderness in 16 games. Also had two assists in eight games for the USHL Omaha Lancers earlier this year.

Lukas Laub (2012-13): In his second NAHL season, where he has 14 goals and 12 assists for the Minnesota Magicians.

Alex Smith (2012-13): Currently playing with the Janesville Jets, with five goals and 18 assists in 31 games.

Ian Spencer (2010-12): Currently playing for the Johnstown Tomahawks of the NAHL, where he has a goal and two assists in 23 games for Johnstown and Rio Grande Valley.

Austin Swingle (2012-13): Currently playing for the Aberdeen Wings, with five goals and three assists in 29 games.

Tier III junior

Adam Baughman (2012-13): Currently playing for the Brooks Bandits of the AJHL. Has three goals and 13 assists in 35 games.

Michael Booth (2013-14): Playing for the USPHL Premier League’s Bay State Breakers, has 11 goals and 16 assists in 30 games.

Jake Cass (2012-14): Currently playing for the South Shore Kings in the USPHL Premier League. Has three goals and 11 assists in 26 games.

Laythe Jadallah (2012-13): Currently playing for the USHPL Premier League Jersey Hitmen, with four goals and 12 assists in 23 games.

Nick Kunin (2013-14): Has a goal and six assists in 20 games for the Jersey Hitmen of the USPHL Premier League.

Bryan Yim (2012-13): Currently has seven goals and 18 assists for the Jersey Hitmen in the USPHL Premier League.

Photo credit for main page photo – John Wikman/Whiteshark Photography

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