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USA Sam Rinzel

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# Player GP G A TP
1. Mason McTavish 3 6 4 10
2. Carter Mazur 3 4 2 6
3. Thomas Bordeleau 3 1 5 6
4. Joakim Kemell 2 2 3 5
5. Aatu Räty 2 2 3 5
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
18
Height
6'4" / 193 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
176 lbs / 80 kg
Nation
Shoots
R
Contract
-
Agency

A projectable, top-arm flared release, combined with synced weight-transfer and an immense amount of downforce, Rinzel has all the mechanics to be a shooting force on the blue line. Combine that with angle-changing inward drags, high placements, and a penchant to eat up available space, all while pushing free range activations, the dominance that permeated across his game created significant intrigue across the Elite Prospects scouting team. -EliteProspects 2022 NHL Draft Guide

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2018-19 Chaska/Chanhassen Bantam AA 14U AA - - - - - - |
MN Lakers 14U AAA MNHP 14U 16 3 8 11 2 - |
2019-20 Chaska High USHS-MN 25 4 5 9 8 - | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0 -
Minnesota Blizzard 15U AAA 15U AAA - - - - - - |
2020-21 Chaska High USHS-MN 19 8 17 25 12 - |
Minnesota Blizzard 16U AAA 16U AAA - - - - - - |
2021-22 Chaska High USHS-MN 27 9 29 38 22 - |
Team SIT Financial Services UMHSEHL 18 4 12 16 12 - | Playoffs 3 0 3 3 2 -
Waterloo Black Hawks USHL 21 2 8 10 8 -2 | Playoffs 6 0 0 0 4 -1
2022-23 Waterloo Black Hawks USHL - - - - - - |
2023-24 Univ. of Minnesota NCAA - - - - - - |
2021-22 AHL/ECHL/USHL/WHL/OHL/QMJHL stats powered by HockeyTech
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2018-19 Northstar Elite U15 WSI U15 5 0 1 1 0 - |
B14 - District 6 MNHP-14 3 0 0 0 - - |
2019-20 B15 - District 6 MNHP-15 3 1 2 3 - - |
2021-22 B17 - Section 2 MNHP 3 1 3 4 - - |
B17 - Red (Final 54) MNHP 3 1 0 1 - - |
Team Forest USA-S17 4 0 0 0 10 - |
USA U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup 4 0 0 0 2 2 |
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
USHL
2022-05-03T19:05:00-0500 Waterloo Black Hawks @ Sioux City Musketeers
2022-05-01T15:05:00-0500 Waterloo Black Hawks @ Sioux City Musketeers
2022-04-30T18:05:00-0500 Waterloo Black Hawks vs Sioux City Musketeers
2022-04-27T18:05:00-0500 Waterloo Black Hawks @ Lincoln Stars
2022-04-26T18:05:00-0500 Waterloo Black Hawks @ Lincoln Stars
2022-04-25T18:05:00-0500 Waterloo Black Hawks @ Lincoln Stars
2022-04-23T18:05:00-0500 Waterloo Black Hawks vs Des Moines Buccaneers
2022-04-22T19:00:00-0500 Waterloo Black Hawks @ Des Moines Buccaneers
2022-04-16T18:05:00-0500 Waterloo Black Hawks vs Omaha Lancers
2022-04-15T19:05:00-0500 Waterloo Black Hawks @ Sioux Falls Stampede
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
14U AA 1 - - - - - - - | 0
15U AAA 1 - - - - - - - | 0
16U AAA 1 - - - - - - - | 0
Hlinka Gretzky Cup 1 4 0 0 0 0.00 2 2 | 0
MNHP 1 6 2 3 5 0.83 - - | 0
MNHP 14U 1 16 3 8 11 0.69 2 - | 0
MNHP-14 1 3 0 0 0 0.00 - - | 0
MNHP-15 1 3 1 2 3 1.00 - - | 0
NCAA 1 - - - - - - - | 0
UMHSEHL 1 18 4 12 16 0.89 12 - | 1 3 0 3 3 1.00 2 -
USA-S17 1 4 0 0 0 0.00 10 - | 0
USHL 2 21 2 8 10 0.48 8 -2 | 1 6 0 0 0 0.00 4 -1
USHS-MN 3 71 21 51 72 1.01 42 - | 1 3 0 0 0 0.00 0 -
WSI U15 1 5 0 1 1 0.20 0 - | 0
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DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
08/13/2021
08/13/2021 Confirmed Chaska High Univ. of Minnesota
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Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 2021, 2 #18 overall by Waterloo Black Hawks in the USHL Entry Draft

2022 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #32 by Elite Prospects

2022 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #62 by FCHockey

2022 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #37 by TSN/Craig Button

2022 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #28 by McKeen's Hockey

2022 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #31 by TSN/McKenzie

2022 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #19 by NHL Central Scouting

Invited to NHL Scouting Combine -- 2022

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