Jimmy Schuldt

James Schuldt (born May 11, 1995) is an American professional ice hockey defenseman who is currently playing for the Chicago Wolves in the American Hockey League (AHL) as a prospect to the Vegas Golden Knights in the National Hockey League (NHL).

Jimmy Schuldt
Born (1995-05-11) May 11, 1995
Minnetonka, Minnesota, U.S.
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
Position Defense
Shoots Left
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
Vegas Golden Knights
Chicago Wolves (AHL)
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2019present

Playing career

Schuldt played junior hockey for three seasons with the Omaha Lancers of the United States Hockey League (OHL) before going on to play collegiate hockey at St. Cloud State University. He captained the Huskies during his last three seasons there. Schuldt was a Hobey Baker Award finalist and All-NCHC First Team two times at St. Cloud State and during his senior season, he was also named NCHC Player of the Year and NCHC Defensive Defenseman of the Year.[1][2] On March 12, Schuldt was named to the AHCA First-Team All-American.[3]

On April 3, 2019, Schuldt signed a one-year entry-level contract with the Vegas Golden Knights.[4] He made his debut on April 6, 2019, against the Los Angeles Kings.[5]

Personal life

Schuldt's parents are Steve and Sheri Schuldt. He majored in finance at St. Cloud State.[3]

Career statistics

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2012–13 Omaha Lancers USHL 6 0 2 2 5
2013–14 Omaha Lancers USHL 57 6 19 25 99 4 1 0 1 2
2014–15 Omaha Lancers USHL 59 13 26 39 48 3 1 1 2 0
2015–16 St. Cloud State NCHC 41 10 16 26 24
2016–17 St. Cloud State NCHC 36 8 11 19 28
2017–18 St. Cloud State NCHC 40 10 28 38 36
2018–19 St. Cloud State NCHC 39 10 25 35 18
2018–19 Vegas Golden Knights NHL 1 0 1 1 0
NHL totals 10110

Awards and honors

Award Year
College
NCHC Rookie Team 2016
NCHC First Team 2018, 2019
NCHC Player of the Year 2019 [6]
NCHC Defensive Defenseman of the Year 2019
AHCA First-Team All-American 2019 [3]

References

  1. "Golden Knights sign defenseman Jimmy Schuldt to entry-level contract". Retrieved April 6, 2019.
  2. "St. Cloud State Bio". scsuhuskies.com. Retrieved April 6, 2019.
  3. "Jimmy Schuldt named to Senior CLASS Award All-America Team". scsuhuskies.com. April 12, 2019. Retrieved April 13, 2019.
  4. Gotz, Ben (April 3, 2019). "Golden Knights sign free-agent college defenseman Jimmy Schuldt". reviewjournal.com. Las Vegas Review-Journal. Retrieved April 6, 2019.
  5. "Golden Knights' Jimmy Schuldt: Gearing up for NHL debut". cbssports.com. April 6, 2019. Retrieved April 6, 2019.
  6. "SCSU, UMD DOMINATE 2018-19 NCHC ALL-CONFERENCE TEAMS". Nchchockey.com. Retrieved April 9, 2019.
Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Henrik Borgström
NCHC Player of the Year
2018–19
Succeeded by
Incumbent
Preceded by
Will Borgen
NCHC Defensive Defenseman of the Year
2018–19
Succeeded by
Incumbent
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