Alumni Update: Where Are They Now?

bryce swanNow that the hockey season at all levels is in full swing, let’s see where some former Halifax Mooseheads are playing this year. This list includes players in professional leagues in North America and Europe, players on university hockey teams, plus senior and junior leagues. A few former Herd have made the move from the Mooseheads to the pros and playing hockey while going to school, including last season’s team leading scorer Nikolaj Ehlers in the NHL, Phil Gadoury and Jesse Lussier at Dalhousie and Zach Fucale playing in the AHL.

National Hockey League
Colorado Avalanche – Nathan MacKinnon & Alex Tanguay
Tampa Bay Lightning – Jonathan Drouin
Winnipeg Jets – Nikolaj Ehlers
Philadelphia Flyers – Jakub Voracek
Boston Bruins – Brad Marchand

American Hockey League
Chicago Wolves (STL) – Konrad Abeltshauser
Lake Erie Monsters (CLB) – Andrew Bodnarchuk
Grand Rapids Griffins (DET) – Martin Frk
Portland Pirates (FLA) – Mackenzie Weegar
St. John’s IceCaps (MTL) – Zach Fucale & Stefan Fournier
Utica Comets (VAN) – Alexandre Grenier
Hartford Wolf Pack (NYR) – Shawn O’Donnell

Allen Americans (SJ) Rapid City Rush (ARI) – Garrett Clarke
Florida Everblades (CAR) – Gabriel Desjardins

Matt Murphy – Quebec Remparts

Canadian Interuniversity Sport
Brent Andrews – UPEI
Darcy Ashley – UPEI
Dominic Beauchemin – Concordia
Jessyko Bernard – Concordia
Joel Blanchard – U de Moncton
Matthew Boudreau – Concordia
Luca Ciampini – Concordia
Chris Clarke – Queen’s
Alexandre Cote – Dalhousie
Cameron Critchlow – UNB
Brad Cuzner – St. Francis Xavier
Marc-Olivier Daigle – Alberta
Peter Delmas – Western Ontario
Brendan Duke – Dalhousie
Philippe Gadoury – Dalhousie
Randy Gazzola – UNB
Stephen Gillard – Saint Mary’s
Gerrad Grant – Saint Mary’s
Sawyer Hannay – St. Thomas
Austyn Hardie – Saint Mary’s
Trey Lewis – St. Francis Xavier
Max Lindsay – Toronto
Jesse Lussier – Dalhousie
Stephan MacAulay – Saint Mary’s
Alex MacDonald – Concordia
Bradley MacDonald – Laurentian
Spencer Metcalfe – UPEI
Travis Randell – Acadia

Tomas Knotek – HK Hradec Kralove, Czech
Jan Stransky – Bili Tygri Liberec, Czech
Joey MacDonald – Schwenninger Wild Wings, DEL
Jimmy Sharrow – Grizzlys Wolfsburg, DEL
Daniel Sparre – EHC Munchen, DEL
David Brine – Lowen Frankfurt, DEL2
Kris Sparre – Lowen Frankfurt, DEL2
Frederik Cabana – Bietigheim Steelers, DEL2
Brandon Benedict – Belfast Giant, EIHL
Logan MacMillan – Nottingham Panthers, EIHL
Marc-Andre Bernier – Gap, France
Francois-Pierre Guenette – Rouen, France
Gabriel O’Connor – Nantes, France2
Guilio Scandella – Val Pusteria (Brunico), Italy
Milan Jurcina – Medvescak Zagreb, KHL
Ladislav Nagy – HC Slovan Bratislava, KHL
Andrei Shefer – Severstal Cherepovets, KHL
Alexandre Picard – HC Fribourg-Gotteron, NLA
Jan Steber – Stoczniowiec 2014 Gdansk, Poland
Petr Vrana – Brynas IF, SHL
Mathieu Corbeil – HC Banska Bystrica, Slovakia

Maritime Junior (MJAHL)
Liam Alcalde – South Shore Lumberjacks
Jordan King – Amherst Ramblers
Samuel Leblanc – Amherst Ramblers

Newfoundland Senior (NLSHL)
Jason Churchill – Clarenville Caribous
Chad Earle – Clarenville Caribous
Franklin MacDonald – Clarenville Caribous

Quebec Senior (LNAH)
Jonquiere – Peter-James Corsi
Jonquiere – Jeremy Duchesne
Jonquiere – Jonathan Parisien
Jonquiere – Frederic Piche
Laval – Eric Laplante
Riviere-du-Loup – Simon Desmarais
Riviere-du-Loup – Bryce Swan
Riviere-du-Loup – Francis Turbide
Saint-Georges – Kevin Cormier
Saint-Georges – Pier-Olivier Pelletier
Trois-Rivieres – Pierre-Olivier Beaulieu
Trois-Rivieres – Carl Gelinas

Southern Professional Hockey League
Linden Bahm – Mississippi RiverKings

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