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UND M Hockey BIO
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Nick Schmaltz
Player Profile:
Nick Schmaltz 1867160
Position: Forward
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 181
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Verona, Wis.
Club: Green Bay-USHL
Major: Undeclared
  • Nick Schmaltz Career Statistics

2015-16 (Sophomore): Attended U.S. National Junior Evaluation Camp in Lake Placid, N.Y. in August.

2014-15 (Freshman): Named to NCHC All-Rookie Team ... Ranked second among NCHC freshmen in points per game (0.68), tied for second in assists (21), and tied for third in points (26) ... His 21 assists tied him for sixth nationally among freshmen ... Ten of his assists came on the power play, second nationally behind only Boston University’s Jack Eichel (16) among freshmen ... Earned NCHC Rookie of the Month honors for October after leading NCHC freshmen with six points (1g, 5a) in six games ... Was named NCHC Rookie of the Week on Feb. 22 after setting up a pair of goals in UND’s 3-1 win at Western Michigan (Feb. 20) ...Had five multi-point games, all of them 2-assist performances ... Scored his first career goal with a power-play tally in the season opener against Bemidji State (Oct. 10) ... Scored a pair of game-winning goals, both against Denver: a 3-1 win on the road (Dec. 13) and a 4-2 win at home (Feb. 13) ... Put together a season-best 5-game point streak with a goal and six assists from Nov. 8 to Dec. 6 ... Earned first letter.

Before UND: Drafted by the Chicago Blackhawks in the first round (20th overall) of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft … Named to the 2014 U.S. National Junior Evaluation Camp Roster by USA Hockey in June 2014 … Spent the past two seasons with Green Bay of the United States Hockey League … Racked up 36 goals and 79 assists for 115 points in 119 career games with the Gamblers … Had 18 goals and 45 assists in 55 games in 2013-14 and competed in the USHL All-Star Game … Was named to the 2012-13 All-USHL Rookie Team after collecting 18 goals and 34 assists in 36 games … Led the U.S. in scoring and won a silver medal at the 2013 Ivan Hlinka Tournament.

Personal: Undecided on a major … Younger brother of former UND defenseman Jordan Schmaltz, who is now in the St. Louis Blues' system … Father (1988-90), Mike, as well as uncles Marc Schmaltz (1988-91) and Monte Schmaltz (1992-93), all lettered in football at UND.

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