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Plays in North American Hockey League Team colours Green + Black + White Town Cloquet, MN, USA Founded 2012

2022-2023 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S Ctrct
GOALTENDERS
#31 Konrad Kausch (G) 20 2002 Duluth, MN, USA 6'3" 185 L
#30 Isak Posch (G) 20 2002 Umeå, SWE 6'3" 209 L
DEFENSEMEN
#26 Joe Guentzel (D) 19 2003 Lakeville, MN, USA 5'10" 174 R
#2 Beau Janzig (D) 19 2003 Hermantown, MN, USA 6'2" 201 R
#9 Brian Lonergan (D) 16 2005 Montvale, NJ, USA 5'11" 163 R
#7 Ren Morque (D) 19 2003 Grand Rapids, MN, USA 6'1" 185 L
#16 Jameson O'Flynn (D) 18 2004 Columbus, OH, USA 5'11" 163 R
#3 Gustavs Ozolins (D) 19 2003 Riga, LAT 5'10" 181 L
#6 Michael Quinn (D) 19 2003 St. Louis, MO, USA 5'11" 172 R
#25 Severi Sulonen (D) 20 2002 Turku, FIN 6'3" 181 L
FORWARDS
#28 Hunter Bulger (F) 20 2002 St. Louis, MO, USA 5'7" 150 R
#4 Wyatt Carlson (F) 18 2004 Hermantown, MN, USA 5'8" 165 L
#13 Joseph Cesario (F) 19 2003 Westminster, CO, USA 6'0" 185 L
#8 Reid Daavettila (F) 17 2005 Howell, MI, USA 6'1" 170 R
#24 Hayden DeMars (C) 19 2003 Grand Rapids, MN, USA 6'3" 203 R
#18 Charlie Erickson (LW) 20 2002 Duluth, MN, USA 6'0" 181 L
#15 Cole Gordon (F)   “C” 19 2002 Windsor, CO, USA 6'2" 198 L
#19 Noah Griswold (W) 19 2003 Lake Villa, IL, USA 5'9" 181 L
#20 Luke Jech (F) 19 2003 Lakeville, MN, USA 5'10" 161 R
#21 Adam Johnson (F) 19 2003 Mahtomedi, MN, USA 6'0" 170 R
#27 Calvin Knight (F) 20 2002 CO, USA 5'10" 170 R
#23 Kevin Marx Norén (RW/LW) 20 2002 Knivsta, SWE 6'1" 190 R
#11 Donovan O'Neil (F) 20 2002 Duxbury, MA, USA 5'11" 194 L
#14 Eddie Shepler (F) 19 2003 Livonia, MI, USA 5'11" 185 R
#17 Blake Stafford (F) 19 2003 Sun Prairie, WI, USA 6'3" 187 L
#10
Oliver Stümpel (C/W) 19 2003 Torrance, CA, USA 6'0" 174 L
#12 Gunnar Thoreson (C)   “C” 20 2002 Andover, MN, USA 5'10" 185 L
Position: G: 2, D: 8, F: 17 | Av Age: 19.07 years | Av Ht: 6'0" | Av Wt: 180 lbs | Compare with other teams
Team Staff
Team staff history
Demographics
Nationality
Team Facts
Nationalities 22 players
2 players
1 player
1 player
1 player
Experience Minnesota Wilderness: 870 GP
Team Captains
Team captaincy history
Arena Information
Arena Name Northwoods Credit Union Arena Location Cloquet, MN, USA Capacity Construction Year 2001
Games
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
07/25/2022
07/25/2022 Confirmed Leaving William Persson (F) Leaving for EC-KAC Future Team
06/04/2022
06/04/2022 Confirmed Leaving Barrett Hall (F) Leaving for St. Cloud State Univ.
05/05/2022
05/05/2022 Confirmed Leaving Max Ruoho (D) Leaving for Niagara Univ.
04/19/2022
04/19/2022 Confirmed Leaving Max Neill (F) Leaving for Lindenwood Univ.
04/03/2022
04/03/2022 Confirmed Leaving Gunnar Thoreson (F) Leaving for St. Lawrence Univ.
12/23/2021
12/23/2021 Confirmed Leaving Aaron Pionk (D) Leaving for Minnesota State Univ. (Mankato)
10/23/2021
10/23/2021 Confirmed Leaving Ethan Wolthers (F) Leaving for Western Michigan Univ.
08/25/2021
08/25/2021 Confirmed Leaving Evan Bushy (D) Leaving for Trail Smoke Eaters
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
2012-2013 SIJHL 56 51 - 3 - 2 282 85 104 1.86 1 Champion
2013-2014 NAHL 60 37 - 14 - 9 159 115 83 1.38 2 Qualification loss
2014-2015 NAHL 60 39 - 15 - 6 209 152 84 1.40 2 Champion
2015-2016 NAHL 60 34 - 18 - 8 183 161 76 1.27 3 Quarterfinal loss
2016-2017 NAHL 60 32 - 22 - 6 188 179 70 1.17 2 Quarterfinal loss
2017-2018 NAHL 60 33 - 21 - 6 184 181 72 1.20 3 Eighth Final Loss
2018-2019 NAHL 60 26 - 29 - 5 170 189 57 0.95 5 Did not make playoffs
2019-2020 NAHL 52 26 - 22 - 4 160 165 56 1.08 5 Playoffs Cancelled
2020-2021 NAHL 56 25 - 27 - 4 136 168 54 0.96 3 Eighth Final Loss
2021-2022 NAHL 60 35 - 23 - 2 216 203 72 1.20 4 Quarterfinal loss
2022-2023 NAHL 26 16 - 8 - 2 73 58 34 1.31 1 -
Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
2012-2013 Dudley Hewitt Cup 3 2 - 1 - 0 11 4 4 1.33 1 Champion
RBC Cup 4 1 - 3 - - 9 19 2 0.50 4 Semifinal loss
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Brendan West (F) 2022-2023 Univ. of Michigan-Dearborn ACHA 15 13 17 30 17
2. Joseph Kennelly (F) 2022-2023 Renfrew Wolves CCHL 23 10 16 26 14
3. Michael Felsing (F) 2022-2023 Northern Cyclones NCDC 20 8 17 25 22
4. Josh Fricks (F) 2022-2023 Liberty Univ. ACHA 17 6 18 24 33
5. Brendan Poshak (F) 2022-2023 Brooks Bandits AJHL 31 15 8 23 16
6. Brendan Studioso (F) 2022-2023 Arizona State Univ. ACHA 17 12 11 23 43
7. Conor Ronayne (F) 2022-2023 Smiths Falls Bears CCHL 19 8 14 22 32
8. Brady Hunter (F) 2022-2023 Trail Smoke Eaters BCHL 24 7 14 21 8
9. Brett Robinson (D) 2022-2023 Granite City Lumberjacks NA3HL 20 9 11 20 87
10. Brenden Stanko (F) 2022-2023 Adrian College ACHA 15 10 9 19 6
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Luke Dow (F) 158 30 82 112
2. Darian Romanko (F) 114 51 51 102
3. Nathan Horn (F) 150 38 62 100
4. Aaron Miller (F) 103 36 64 100
5. Gunnar Thoreson (F) 131 28 59 87
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Darian Romanko (F) 114 51 51 102
2. Jake Larson (F) 49 44 28 72
3. Nathan Horn (F) 150 38 62 100
4. Tyler Cline (F) 79 38 39 77
5. Aaron Miller (F) 103 36 64 100
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Luke Dow (F) 158 30 82 112
2. Aaron Miller (F) 103 36 64 100
3. Nathan Horn (F) 150 38 62 100
4. Gunnar Thoreson (F) 131 28 59 87
5. Aaron Myers (F) 89 29 54 83
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Andrew Troy (D) 88 4 21 242
2. Mitchell Allard (F) 92 11 25 231
3. Alex Toscano (F) 85 16 40 228
4. Aaron Miller (F) 103 36 100 212
5. Cole Gordon (F) 111 8 20 175
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Luke Dow (F) 158 30 82 112
2. Nathan Horn (F) 150 38 62 100
3. Brett Heikkila (F) 147 30 26 56
4. Jacob Herter (F) 143 18 35 53
5. Nick Altmann (F) 142 23 33 56
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Mike Dietrich (F) 46 28 77 1.67
2. Jake Larson (F) 49 44 72 1.47
3. Joseph Drapluk (F) 25 16 32 1.28
4. Conrad Sampair (F) 35 18 43 1.23
5. Michael MacKinnon (F) 44 18 52 1.18
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Mike Dietrich (F) 2012-2013 SIJHL 46 28 49 77 1.67 32
2. Jake Larson (F) 2012-2013 SIJHL 49 44 28 72 1.47 10
3. Darian Romanko (F) 2014-2015 NAHL 54 31 30 61 1.13 48
4. Nicholas Rexine (F) 2021-2022 NAHL 54 17 44 61 1.13 24
5. Aaron Miller (F) 2014-2015 NAHL 59 21 39 60 1.02 109
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Jake Larson (F) 2012-2013 SIJHL 49 44 28 72 1.47 10
2. Darian Romanko (F) 2014-2015 NAHL 54 31 30 61 1.13 48
3. Mike Dietrich (F) 2012-2013 SIJHL 46 28 49 77 1.67 32
4. Jeremy Johnson (F) 2012-2013 SIJHL 52 28 30 58 1.12 44
5. Dylan Johnson (F) 2018-2019 NAHL 59 24 22 46 0.78 48
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Mike Dietrich (F) 2012-2013 SIJHL 46 28 49 77 1.67 32
2. Nicholas Rexine (F) 2021-2022 NAHL 54 17 44 61 1.13 24
3. Gunnar Thoreson (F) 2021-2022 NAHL 60 18 42 60 1.00 44
4. Max Ruoho (D) 2021-2022 NAHL 56 1 41 42 0.75 166
5. Aaron Miller (F) 2014-2015 NAHL 59 21 39 60 1.02 109
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Max Ruoho (D) 2021-2022 NAHL 56 1 41 42 0.75 166
2. Max Neill (F) 2021-2022 NAHL 60 21 28 49 0.82 138
3. Mitchell Allard (F) 2020-2021 NAHL 55 7 8 15 0.27 133
4. Andrew Troy (D) 2017-2018 NAHL 55 2 10 12 0.22 130
5. Alex Toscano (F) 2014-2015 NAHL 30 6 5 11 0.37 130
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2022-2023 6'0" 180 lbs 19.07
2021-2022 6'0" 178 lbs 19.78
2020-2021 6'0" 182 lbs 19.62
2019-2020 5'11" 181 lbs 19.74
2018-2019 6'0" 182 lbs 20.09
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Recent NAHL Entry Draft Selections
RND # Player Born Birtplace HT WT
2022
2 #30 Elliot Dutil (LW) 01/28/2003 Montréal, QC, CAN 5'10" 170 lbs
2 #39 Michael Quinn (D) 03/25/2003 St. Louis, MO, USA 5'11" 172 lbs
3 #61 Connor Driscoll (RW) 03/13/2003 Kleinburg, ON, CAN 5'10" 168 lbs
3 #77 Jack Spicer (G) 04/28/2004 Rockville, MD, USA 6'1" 176 lbs
4 #96 Nathan Stachowiak (RW) 02/24/2004 Cheektowaga, NY, USA 5'10" 165 lbs
5 #124 Easton Young (D) 07/25/2003 Grand Rapids, MN, USA 5'11" 170 lbs
6 #163 Jacob Delaney (C/D) 2004 IL, USA 6'0" 190 lbs
7 #192 Brian Lonergan (D) 12/28/2005 Montvale, NJ, USA 5'11" 163 lbs
8 #221 Jackson Graber (F) 10/20/2004 Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, USA 6'0" 170 lbs
9 #250 Jason Siedem (F) 10/17/2002 Madison, NJ, USA 6'0" 170 lbs
10 #279 Jacob Hicks (D) 10/03/2002 Maple Grove, MN, USA 6'0" 170 lbs
11 #308 No selection was made
12 #337 No selection was made
13 #366 No selection was made
14 #395 No selection was made
15 #424 No selection was made
16 #453 No selection was made
2021
3 #76 Grant Porter (F) 02/21/2002 Weston, MA, USA 5'11" 181 lbs
4 #103 Samuel Livecchi (G) 2002 Rochester, NY, USA 6'0" 154 lbs
5 #132 Gavin Gunderson (F) 05/20/2003 Roseau, MN, USA 6'1" 190 lbs
5 #139 Trevor Mitchell (D) 05/08/2003 South Lyon, MI, USA 6'4" 179 lbs
6 #161 Josh Karnish (C/LW) 08/07/2003 Marlton, NJ, USA 5'11" 174 lbs
7 #190 Hayden Walters (F) 09/24/2003 Sartell, MN, USA 6'1" 181 lbs
8 #219 Zander Lizotte (D) 02/20/2002 Scarborough, ME, USA 5'10" 176 lbs
9 #248 Jared Mangan (C) 04/08/2003 Charleston, SC, USA 5'11" 161 lbs
10 #277 Noah Decker (F) 08/03/2001 Thornton, CO, USA 5'11" 170 lbs
11 #306 No selection was made
12 #335 No selection was made
13 #364 No selection was made
14 #393 No selection was made
15 #422 No selection was made
16 #451 No selection was made
17 #480 No selection was made
2020
1 #14 Liam Cox-Smith (F) 04/16/2003 Minot, ND, USA 5'9" 176 lbs
3 #68 Stefan Frantti (F) 05/27/2002 Howell, MI, USA 5'10" 148 lbs
4 #95 Kennedy O'Connor (D) 05/10/2001 Springfield, MA, USA 6'2" 194 lbs
5 #111 Dakota Zarudny (D) 04/09/2001 Orangeville, ON, CAN 5'11" 190 lbs
5 #122 Patriks Marcinkevics (LW) 05/06/2001 Riga, LAT 5'9" 159 lbs
6 #149 Dominiks Marcinkevics (F) 05/06/2001 Riga, LAT 5'9" 161 lbs
7 #176 Anthony Cipollone (F) 05/14/2002 Purchase, NY, USA 5'6" 165 lbs
8 #203 Charlie Erickson (LW) 02/21/2002 Duluth, MN, USA 6'0" 181 lbs
9 #230 Cole Gordon (F) 12/09/2002 Windsor, CO, USA 6'2" 198 lbs
10 #257 Oskar Johansson (D) 01/14/2000 Stockholm, SWE 6'2" 198 lbs
11 #284 Briggs Gammill (F) 05/09/2001 New Canaan, CT, USA 5'10" 174 lbs
12 #311 Hunter Wilmes (F) 12/16/2000 St. Peter, MN, USA 5'10" 185 lbs
13 #338 No selection was made
14 #365 No selection was made
15 #392 No selection was made
16 #419 No selection was made
17 #446 No selection was made
Complete Draft History
Elite Prospects Notes and Trivia
In the summer of 2012, the team relocated to Cloquet, Minnesota (from Spooner, WI - Wisconsin Wilderness) and changed their name to the Minnesota Wilderness.