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Badgers in the NHL

  • 77 Badgers have skated in the NHL all-time.
  • 18 Badgers skated in at least a game so far during 2014-15.
  • Eight Badgers skated in the 2013-14 NHL playoffs through April 19, with 12 Badgers skating for playoff teams.

Rene Bourque
#17 | Rene Bourque (2000-2004)
Montreal Canadiens • LW • 6-2 • 211

NHL Experience: 11th season
Acquired: Trade (Jan. 12, 2012)
NHL Bio  |  Video
Adam Burish
#37 | Adam Burish (2002-2006)
San Jose Sharks • RW • 6-1 • 195

NHL Experience: 10th season
Acquired: Free agent (July 2, 2012)
NHL Bio  |  Video
Brian Elliott
#1 | Brian Elliott (2003-2007)
St. Louis Blues • G • 6-3 • 204

NHL Experience: 9th season
Acquired: Trade (Feb. 18, 2011)
NHL Bio  |  Video
Blake Geoffrion
#51 | Jake Gardiner (2009-2011) 
Toronto Maple Leafs • D • 6-2 • 184

NHL Experience: 5th season
Acquired: 2008 NHL Draft (1st Round)
NHL Bio  |  Video
Tom Gilbert
#77 | Tom Gilbert (2002-2006)
Montreal Canadiens • D • 6-2 • 206

NHL Experience: 10th season
Acquired: Free agent (Sept. 28, 2013)
NHL Bio  |  Video
Cody Goloubef
#48 | Cody Goloubef (2007-2010)
Columbus Blue Jackets • D • 6-1 • 190

NHL Experience: 5th season
Acquired: 2008 NHL Draft (2nd round)
NHL Bio  |  Video

Dany Heatley
#15 | Dany Heatley (1999-2001)
Anaheim Ducks • RW • 6-4 • 220

NHL Experience: 13th season
Acquired: Free agent (July 9, 2014)
NHL Bio  |  Video

Jamie McBain#5 | Jamie McBain (2006-2009)
Los Angeles Kings • D • 6-1 • 181

NHL Experience: 6th season
Acquired: Free Agent
NHL Bio  |  Video
Jake McCabe
#29 | Jake McCabe (2011-2014)
Buffalo Sabres • D • 6-1 • 205

NHL Experience: 2nd season
Acquired: 2012 NHL Draft (2nd round)
NHL Bio  |  Video
Ryan McDonagh
#27 | Ryan McDonagh (2007-2009)
New York Rangers • D • 6-1 • 213

NHL Experience: 6th season
Acquired: Trade (June 30, 2009)
NHL Bio  |  Video
Joe Pavelski
#8 | Joe Pavelski (2004-2006)
San Jose Sharks • C • 5-11 • 195

NHL Experience: 10th season
Acquired: 2003 NHL Draft (7th round)
NHL Bio  |  Video

Justin Schultz
#19 | Justin Schultz (2009-2012)
Edmonton Oilers • D • 6-2 • 185

NHL Experience: 3rd season
Acquired: Free Agent
NHL Bio  |  Video
Jack Skille
#5 | Jack Skille (2005-2007)
Columbus Blue Jackets • RW • 6-1 • 219

NHL Experience: 9th season
Acquired: Free agent (July 7, 2013)
NHL Bio  |  Video
Jack Skille
#2 | Brendan Smith (2007-2010)
Detroit Red Wings • D • 6-2 • 198

NHL Experience: 5th season
Acquired: 2007 NHL Draft (1st round)
NHL Bio  |  Video
Jack Skille
#15 | Craig Smith (2009-2011)
Nasvhille Predators • C • 6-1 • 202

NHL Experience: 5th season
Acquired: 2009 NHL Draft (4th round)
NHL Bio  |  Video
Derek Stepan
#21 | Derek Stepan (2008-2010)
New York Rangers • C • 6-0 • 196

NHL Experience: 5th season
Acquired: 2008 NHL Draft (2nd Round)
NHL Bio  |  Video
Ryan Suter
#20 | Ryan Suter (2003-2004)
Minnesota Wild • D • 6-1 • 198

NHL Experience: 11th season
Acquired: 2003 NHL Draft (1st round)
NHL Bio  |  Video
Ben Street
#38 | Ben Street (2005-2010)
Colorado Avalanche • C • 5-11 • 185

NHL Experience: 3rd season
Acquired: Free Agent (July 2, 2012)
NHL Bio  |  Video

Kyle Turris
#7 | Kyle Turris (2007-2008)
Ottawa Senators • C • 6-1 • 193

NHL Experience: 8th season
Acquired: Trade (Dec. 17, 2011)
NHL Bio  |  Video

 

 

 

 

Past Badgers in the NHL

Steve Alley
Steve Alley (1972-75, 1976-77)
LW • 6-0 • 185

NHL Experience: Two seasons
Teams: Hartford Whalers

Marc Behrend
Marc Behrend (1979-83)
G • 6-1 • 185

NHL Experience: Three seasons
Teams: Winnipeg Jets

Mike Blaisdell
Mike Blaisdell (1979-80)
RW • 6-1 • 200

NHL Experience: Nine seasons
Teams: Detroit Red Wings, New York Rangers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Toronto Maple Leafs

Alex Brooks
Alex Brooks (1997-2001)
D • 6-1 • 195

NHL Experience: One season
Teams: New Jersey Devils

John Byce
John Byce (1986-90)
RW • 6-1 • 180

NHL Experience: Three seasons
Teams: Boston Bruins

Jim Carey
Jim Carey (1992-94)
G • 6-2 • 190

NHL Experience: Five seasons
Teams: Washington Capitals, Boston Bruins, St. Louis Blues

Chris Chelios
Chris Chelios (1981-83)
D • 6-1 • 190

NHL Experience: 26 seasons
Teams: Montreal Canadiens, Chicago Blackhawks, Detroit Red Wings, Atlanta Thrashers

Steve Clippingdale
Steve Clippingdale (1973-74)
LW • 6-2 • 195

NHL Experience: Two seasons
Teams: Los Angeles Kings, Washington Capitals

Jake Dowell
Jake Dowell (2003-2007)
C • 6-0 • 198

NHL Experience: 5th season
NHL Bio |  Video
Bruce Driver
Bruce Driver (1980-83)
D • 6-0 • 185

NHL Experience: 15 seasons
Teams: New Jersey Devils, New York Rangers

Robbie Earl
Robbie Earl (2003-2006)
LW • 6-1 • 195

NHL Experience: 3 seasons
Acquired: Trade (Jan. 21, 2009)
NHL Bio |  Video
Mike Eaves
Mike Eaves (1974-78)
F • 5-10 • 180

NHL Experience: Eight seasons
Teams: Minnesota North Stars, Calgary Flames

Brian Engblom
Brian Engblom (1973-75)
D • 6-2 • 200

NHL Experience: 11 seasons
Teams: Montreal Canadiens, Washington Capitals, Los Angeles Kings, Buffalo Sabres, Calgary Flames

Brian Fahey
Brian Fahey (1999-2003)
D • 6-1 • 216

NHL Experience: 1st season
Acquired: 2000 NHL Draft (4th round)
NHL Bio  |  Video

Kelly Fairchild
Kelly Fairchild (1991-94)
C • 5-11 • 195

NHL Experience: Five seasons
Teams: Toronto Maple Leafs, Dallas Stars, Colorado Avalanche

Patrick Flatley
Patrick Flatley (1981-83)
RW • 6-2 • 195

NHL Experience: 14 seasons
Teams: New York Islanders, New York Rangers

Blake Geoffrion
Blake Geoffrion (2006-2010)
C • 6-1 • 192

NHL Experience: 2nd season
Teams: Nashville Predators, Montreal Canadiens
NHL Bio  |  Video
Tony Granato
Tony Granato (1983-87)
LW • 5-10 • 185

NHL Experience: 13 seasons
Teams: New York Rangers, Los Angeles Kings, San Jose Sharks

Sean Hill
Sean Hill (1988-91)
D • 6-0 • 203
NHL Experience: 17 seasons
Teams: Montreal Canadiens, Anaheim Mighty Ducks, Ottawa Senators, Carolina Hurricanes, St. Louis Blues, Florida Panthers, New York Islanders, Minnesota Wild

Paul Houck
Paul Houck (1981-85)
RW • 6-0 • 185

NHL Experience: Three seasons
Teams: Minnesota North Stars

Matt Hussey
Matt Hussey (1998-2002)
C • 6-1 • 210

NHL Experience: Three seasons
Teams: Pittsburgh Penguins, Detroit Red Wings

John Johannson
John Johannson (1980-84)
F • 6-1 • 175

NHL Experience: One season
Teams: New Jersey Devils

Mark Johnson
Mark Johnson (1976-79)
F • 5-9 • 160

NHL Experience: 11 seasons
Teams: Pittsburgh Penguins, Minnesota North Stars, Hartford Whalers, St. Louis Blues, New Jersey Devils

Curtis Joseph
Curtis Joseph (1988-89)
G • 5-11 • 188
NHL Experience: 19 seasons
Teams: St. Louis Blues, Edmonton Oilers, Toronto Maple Leafs, Detroit Red Wings, Phoenix Coyotes, Calgary Flames

Dany Heatley
Andrew Joudrey (2003-2007)
C • 5-10 • 185

NHL Experience: 1st season
Acquired: 2003 NHL Draft (8th round)
NHL Bio  |  Video

Terry Kleisinger
Terry Kleisinger (1980-84)
G • 6-1 • 190

NHL Experience: One season
Teams: New York Rangers

Doug MacDonald
Doug MacDonald (1988-92)
C • 6-0 • 198

NHL Experience: Three seasons
Teams: Buffalo Sabres

Dave Maley
Dave Maley (1982-86)
LW • 6-2 • 195

NHL Experience: Nine seasons
Teams: Montreal Canadiens, New Jersey Devils, Edmonton Oilers, San Jose Sharks, New York Islanders

Mike Meeker
Mike Meeker (1975-78)
F • 5-11 • 185

NHL Experience: One season
Teams: Pittsburgh Penguins

Scott Mellanby
Scott Mellanby (1984-86)
RW • 6-1 • 199

NHL Experience: 21 seasons
Teams: Philadelphia Flyers, Edmonton Oilers, Florida Panthers, St. Louis Blues, Atlanta Thrashers

Brian Mullen
Brian Mullen (1980-82)
F • 5-10 • 180

NHL Experience: 11 seasons
Teams: Winnipeg Jets, New York Rangers, San jose Sharks, New York Islanders

John Newberry
John Newberry (1980-82)
F • 6-0 • 195

NHL Experience: Four seasons
Teams: Montreal Canadiens, Hartford Whalers

Craig Norwich
Craig Norwich (1974-77)
D • 5-11 • 175

NHL Experience: Two seasons
Teams: Winnipeg Jets, St. Louis Blues, Colorado Rockies

Mark Osiecki
Mark Osiecki (1987-90)
D • 6-2 • 200

NHL Experience: Two seasons
Teams: Calgary Flames, Ottawa Senators, Winnipeg Jets, Minnesota North Stars

Joe Pavelski
Joe Piskula (2004-2007)
D • 6-3 • 208

NHL Experience: 2nd season
Acquired: Free Agent (Jan. 7, 2011)
NHL Bio  |  Video

Dan Plante
Dan Plante (1990-93)
RW • 5-11 • 190

NHL Experience: Five seasons
Teams: New York Islanders

Vic Posa
Vic Posa (1984-85)
D • 6-0 • 193

NHL Experience: One season
Teams: Chicago Blackhawks

Brian Rafalski
Brian Rafalski (1991-1995)
D • 5-10 • 194

NHL Experience: 11 seasons
Teams: New Jersey, Detroit
NHL Bio  |  Video
Paul Ranheim
Paul Ranheim (1984-88)
LW • 6-1 • 210

NHL Experience: 15 seasons
Teams: Calgary Flames, Hartford Whalers, Carolina Hurricanes, Philadelphia Flyers, Phoenix Coyotes

Reinprecht
Steve Reinprecht(1996-2000)
C • 6-0 • 195

NHL Experience: 12 seasons
Acquired: Trade (Oct. 22, 2011)
NHL Bio  |  Video
Barry Richter
Barry Richter (1989-93)
D • 6-2 • 203

NHL Experience: Five seasons
Teams: New York Rangers, Boston Bruins, New York Islanders, Montreal Canadiens

Mike Richter
Mike Richter (1985-87)
G • 5-11 • 185

NHL Experience: 15 seasons
Teams: New York Rangers

Shaun Sabol
Shaun Sabol (1986-88)
D • 6-3 • 215

NHL Experience: One season
Teams: Philadelphia Flyers

Peter Scamurra
Peter Scamurra (1973-74)
D • 6-3 • 185

NHL Experience: Four seasons
Teams: Washington Capitals

Steve Short
Steve Short (1972-73)
D • 6-2 • 210

NHL Experience: Two seasons
Teams: Los Angeles Kings, Detroit Red Wings

Gary Shuchuk
Gary Shuchuk (1986-90)
C • 5-10 • 190

NHL Experience: Five seasons
Teams: Detroit Red Wings, Los Angeles Kings

Paul Stanton
Paul Stanton (1985-89)
D • 6-0 • 193

NHL Experience: Five seasons
Teams: Pittsburgh Penguins

Gary Suter
Gary Suter (1983-85)
D • 6-0 • 205

NHL Experience: 17 seasons
Teams: Calgary Flames, Chicago Blackhawks, San Jose Sharks

John Taft
John Taft (1972-75, 1976-77)
D • 6-2 • 194

NHL Experience: One season
Teams: Detroit Red Wings

Dean Talafous
Dean Talafous (1971-74)
F • 6-4 • 180

NHL Experience: Eight seasons
Teams: Atlanta Flames, Minnesota North Stars, New York Rangers

David Tanabe
David Tanabe (1998-99)
D • 6-1 • 212

NHL Experience: Eight seasons
Teams: Carolina Hurricanes, Phoenix Coyotes, Boston Bruins

Chris Tancill
Chris Tancill (1986-1990)
RW • 5-10 • 185

NHL Experience: Eight seasons
Teams: Hartford Whalers, Detroit Red Wings, Dallas Stars, San Jose Sharks

Wayne Thomas
Wayne Thomas (1968-70)
G • 6-1 • 205

NHL Experience: Nine seasons
Teams: Montreal Canadiens, Toronto Maple Leafs, New York Rangers

Steve Tuttle
Steve Tuttle (1984-88)
RW • 6-1 • 197

NHL Experience: Three seasons
Teams: St. Louis Blues

Andy Wozniewski
Andy Wozniewski (2001-04)
D • 6-5 • 227

NHL Experience: Four seasons
Teams: Toronto Maple Leafs, St. Louis Blues, Boston Bruins

Brad Winchester
Brad Winchester (1999-2003)
LW • 6-5 • 230

NHL Experience: 7th season
Acquired: Trade (Oct. 3, 2011)
NHL Bio  |  Video
Jason Zent
Jason Zent (1990-94)
LW • 5-11 • 204

NHL Experience: Three seasons
Teams: Philadelphia Flyers
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