Three former Gamblers have their name on the Stanley Cup. The list includes Adam Burish (Chicago/2010), Ryan Carter (Anaheim 2007) and Matt Greene (Los Angeles 2012 & 2014).
Former Gamblers who played and coached in the NHL during the 2015-16 campaign include Justin Braun (San Jose), Ryan Carter (Minnesota), Matt Greene (Los Angeles), Nate Guenin (Colorado), Eric Gryba (Edmonton), Anders Lee (New York Islanders), Mike Sislo (New Jersey), Blake Wheeler (Winnipeg) and Jon Cooper head coach Tampa Bay Lightning.
The following players and coaches saw action in the American Hockey League in 2015-16 – Sean Backman (Ontario), Stu Bickel (San Diego), Alex Broadhurst (Lake Erie), Chris Crane (San Jose), Austin Czarnik (Providence), Scott Czarnowczan (Grand Rapids), Aaron Harstad (Manitoba), Sam Herr (Ontario), Nick Jensen (Grand Rapids), Brendan Lemieux (Manitoba), Dakota Mermis (Springfield), Gustav Oloffson (Iowa), Jordan Schmaltz (Chicago) Bobby Shea (Hershey), Andy Welinski (San Diego), Adam Wilcox (Syracuse) and Mark Osiecki assistant coach Rockford Ice Hogs.
Others who have seen action in the NHL include Stu Bickel (New York Rangers & Minnesota Wild), Alex Brooks (New Jersey), Adam Burish (Chicago, Dallas & San Jose), Ty Conklin (Edmonton/Columbus/Buffalo/Pittsburgh/St. Louis/Detroit), Joey Crabb (Atlanta, Toronto, Washington & Florida), Jeff Finger (Colorado/Toronto), Matt Jones (Phoenix), Wes O’Neill (Colorado), Victor Oreskovich (Florida/Vancouver), Tom Preissing (San Jose, Ottawa & Los Angeles) and Tim Stapleton (Toronto/Winnipeg).
Since 1994, 48 current and former Gamblers have been selected in the annual NHL Draft. First round selections include Blake Wheeler (2004 Phoenix Coyotes), Jordan Schmaltz (2012 St. Louis Blues) and Nick Schmaltz (2014 Chicago Blackhawks).
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