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USA Zach Werenski

a.k.a. "Zachary Werenski"
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Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Lucas Andersen 8 7 5 12
2. Mathias Bau Hansen 6 6 6 12
3. Nikolaj Krag Christensen 8 4 8 12
4. Mattias Persson 8 3 9 12
5. Phil Marinaccio 6 3 7 10
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
25
Height
6'2" / 188 cm
Weight
214 lbs / 97 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
-
Contract
27/28
Cap Hit
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Highlights
1-time U20 WJC Bronze Medal 1
1-time AHL Calder Cup Champion 1
1-time NCAA (B1G) Champion 1
1-time NCAA (West) First All-American Team 1
1-time NHL All-Rookie Team 1
1-time U20 WJC All-Star Team 1
1-time U20 WJC Best Defenseman 1

A smooth-skating, puck-moving defenceman that has a strong understanding of the game. Excels in key situations and is able to execute under pressure. Possesses good vision and awareness on the ice; uses his abilities to put offensive and defensive pressure on the opposition. All-in-all, a very strong all-around defenceman that consistently brings his game every night. (Curtis Joe, EP 2014)


Brother: Brad Werenski

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2009-10 Belle Tire 13U AAA T1EHL 13U 31 16 19 35 10 - |
2010-11 Belle Tire 14U AAA T1EHL 14U 27 10 15 25 8 - |
2011-12 Belle Tire 16U AAA T1EHL 16U 35 8 20 28 18 - |
2012-13 Little Caesars 18U AAA HPHL 18U 28 7 14 21 18 - |
2013-14 USNTDP Juniors USHL 35 6 13 19 17 -4 |
U.S. National U17 Team “A” USDP 47 7 24 31 42 - |
U.S. National U18 Team USDP 4 1 0 1 0 - |
USA U17 “A” WHC-17 6 0 1 1 0 - |
2014-15 Univ. of Michigan NCAA 35 9 16 25 8 9 |
USA U20 WJC-20 5 1 1 2 2 3 |
2015-16 Univ. of Michigan NCAA 36 11 25 36 20 5 |
Lake Erie Monsters AHL 7 1 0 1 0 2 | Playoffs 17 5 9 14 2 8
USA U20 “C” WJC-20 7 2 7 9 4 10 |
2016-17 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 78 11 36 47 14 17 | Playoffs 3 1 0 1 0 -2
2017-18 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 77 16 21 37 16 8 | Playoffs 6 1 2 3 2 0
2018-19 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 82 11 33 44 18 -12 | Playoffs 10 1 5 6 9 3
USA WC 2 0 0 0 0 -1 |
2019-20 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 63 20 21 41 10 9 | Playoffs 10 1 2 3 4 1
2020-21 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 35 7 13 20 13 -9 |
2021-22 Columbus Blue Jackets “A” NHL 68 11 37 48 22 -15 |
2022-23 Columbus Blue Jackets “A” NHL - - - - - - |
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Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2008-09 Belle Tire QC Int PW 4 0 1 1 0 - |
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
NHL
2022-04-26T19:00:00-0400 Columbus Blue Jackets @ Tampa Bay Lightning
2022-04-17T20:30:00-0400 Columbus Blue Jackets @ Anaheim Ducks
2022-04-16T22:30:00-0400 Columbus Blue Jackets @ Los Angeles Kings
2022-04-13T19:00:00-0400 Columbus Blue Jackets vs Montréal Canadiens
2022-04-09T19:00:00-0400 Columbus Blue Jackets @ Detroit Red Wings
2022-04-07T19:00:00-0400 Columbus Blue Jackets vs Philadelphia Flyers
2022-04-05T19:00:00-0400 Columbus Blue Jackets @ Philadelphia Flyers
2022-04-04T19:00:00-0400 Columbus Blue Jackets vs Boston Bruins
2022-03-26T20:00:00-0400 Columbus Blue Jackets @ Minnesota Wild
2022-03-25T20:00:00-0400 Columbus Blue Jackets @ Winnipeg Jets
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 1 7 1 0 1 0.14 0 2 | 1 17 5 9 14 0.82 2 8
HPHL 18U 1 28 7 14 21 0.75 18 - | 0
NCAA 2 71 20 41 61 0.86 28 14 | 0
NHL 7 403 76 161 237 0.59 93 -2 | 4 29 4 9 13 0.45 15 2
QC Int PW 1 4 0 1 1 0.25 0 - | 0
T1EHL 13U 1 31 16 19 35 1.13 10 - | 0
T1EHL 14U 1 27 10 15 25 0.93 8 - | 0
T1EHL 16U 1 35 8 20 28 0.80 18 - | 0
USDP 1 51 8 24 32 0.63 42 - | 0
USHL 1 35 6 13 19 0.54 17 -4 | 0
WC 1 2 0 0 0 0.00 0 -1 | 0
WHC-17 1 6 0 1 1 0.17 0 - | 0
WJC-20 2 12 3 8 11 0.92 6 13 | 0
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Strength
16
Speed
16
Agility
16
Puckhandling
15

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DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
07/30/2021
07/30/2021 Extension Columbus Blue Jackets Columbus Blue Jackets
09/09/2019
09/09/2019 Extension Columbus Blue Jackets Columbus Blue Jackets
03/29/2016
03/29/2016 Confirmed Univ. of Michigan Columbus Blue Jackets
07/17/2014
07/17/2014 Confirmed USNTDP Juniors Univ. of Michigan
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Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 2013, 2 #24 overall by London Knights in the OHL Priority Selection

2015 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #7 by FUTURE CONSIDERATIONS

2015 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #11 by ISS HOCKEY

2015 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #9 by MCKEEN'S HOCKEY

2015 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #9 by NHL CENTRAL SCOUTING (NA Skaters

2015 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #11 by TSN/McKenzie

Cult/Star player for Columbus Blue Jackets

Cult/Star player for Univ. of Michigan

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