Before UND: Selected by the St. Louis Blues in the first round (25th overall) of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft ... Tied for second among USHL defensemen in 2011-12 with 41 points (10 goals, 31 assists) in 55 games ... Spent the majority of the season with the USHL's Green Bay Gamblers, collecting seven goals and 28 assists in 46 games ... Led the Gamblers to the USHL's Anderson Cup with a 47-9-4 record ... Added two goals and five assists in 11 playoff games ... Began the season with the USHL's Sioux City Musketeers, where he scored three goals and three assists in nine games ... Participated in the 2012 USHL/NHL Top Prospects Game ... Spent the 2010-11 season with Sioux City and led USHL defensemen in points (44), goals (11) and assists (31) in 53 games ... Earned USHL First All-Star Team and USHL All-Rookie Team honors ... Was a five-time USHL Defenseman of the Week as a rookie ... Won a bronze medal with the United States at the 2011 World Junior A Challenge ... Won gold with the U.S. at the 2010 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge.
Personal: Undecided on a major ... Father, Mike, lettered in football at UND from 1988 to 1990 ... Uncles, Marc Schmaltz (1988-91) and Monte Schmaltz (1992-93), also lettered in football at UND.