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Alumni

The Mustangs are very proud of our Alumni who have moved on to playing careers at the University, College and Pro level. Many of our Alumni have also received their diplomas or degrees after furthering their education on hockey scholarships, and are now enjoying successful careers in the business community. Since inception, the Royals/Mustangs organization has placed well over 100 players into post secondary situations.

This includes:
• over 90 student athletes who have committed to or are currently attending NCAA Division I, II or III U.S. Colleges/Universities.
• over 40 student athletes who have committed to or are currently attending USports (CIS), BCIHL or ACAC Colleges/Universities.
• a number of players who have gone on to have successful business careers in Calgary and all across Canada.
• a number of players who have gone on to play professionally in Europe or semi-pro hockey in North America.
• 13 players from our program who have been drafted into the National Hockey League
• 1 NHL Stanley Cup Champion

Former Royals/Mustangs players who have been selected in the National Hockey League Entry Draft

2014: Mackenze Stewart - Vancouver Canucks (7th round, 186th overall)

2009: Brandon Kozun - Los Angeles Kings (6th round, 179th overall)

2007: T.J. Galiardi - Colorado Avalanche (2nd Round, 55th overall)

2002: Connor James  - Los Angeles Kings (9th Round, 279th overall)

2000: Krys Kolanos -  Phoenix Coyotes (1st Round, 19th overall)

2000: Ben Knopp - Columbus Blue Jackets (3rd Round, 69th overall)

1999: Jesse Cook -  Calgary Flames (5th Round, 153rd overall)

1995: Mike Laplante - Anaheim Mighty Ducks (7th Round, 159th overall)

1993: Warren Luhning -  New York Islanders (4th Round, 92nd overall)

1993: Jason Smith -  Calgary Flames (4th Round, 95th overall)

1993: Chris Davis  - Buffalo Sabres (10th Round, 246th overall)

1992: Cale Hulse  - New Jersey Devils (3rd Round, 66th overall)

1992: Mickey Elick - New Your Rangers (8th round, 192nd overall)

 

List of Notable Calgary Mustangs Alumni

Years

(Position) Name

[Year of Commit] Postsecondary

Career Background

2015-18

(F) Yuri Chernichko

[18-19] Marian University (NCAA III)

 

2015-18

(D) Salvatore Scalise

[18-19] Marian University (NCAA III)

 

2015-18

(F) Ryan Stoynich

[18-19] Saint Mary’s Minnesota (NCAA III)

 

2015-18

(D) Nathan Walker

[18-19] Marian University (NCAA III)

 

2018-18

(C) Ryley Smith

[18-19] Red Deer College (ACAC)

 

2013-17

(D) Brad Forrest

[18-19] York University (USports)

-played 150 WHL games

2014-17

(F) Jordan Xavier

[17-18] U. of Alaska-Anchorage (NCAA)

 

2014-17

(D) Kylor Wall

[18-19] Nipissing University (USports)

 

2016-17

(G) Michael Barabash

[17-18] Grand Canyon U. (ACHA II)

 

2013-16

(F) Vincent Paquette

[16-17] Adrian College (NCAA III)

 

2014-16

(D) Bennet Vida

[17-18] Lake Superior State University (NCAA)

 

2014-16

(F) Anthony Orubor

[17-18] Marian University (NCAA III)

 

2016-16

(F) Gage Joel

[17-18] U of Central Oklahoma (ACHA)

 

2011-15

(F) Joe Mahon

 

-played 97 WHL Games

2013-15

(F) Scott Salberg

[15-16] Marian University (NCAA III)

 

2014-15

(F) Mason Mitchell

[15-16] U. of Alaska-Anchorage (NCAA)

-2017: signed a 2-year ELC with the Washington Capitals

-last played for the Hershey Bears (AHL)

2014-15

(F) Adam Berg

[18-19] Brock University (USports)

-played 133 WHL Games

-2017-18: won the RBC Cup as National Jr. A Champions with the Chilliwack Chiefs

2014-15

(F) Jared Virtanen

[17-18] Calvin College (ACHA)

 

2014-15

(F) Dondre Watson

[17-18] Marian University (NCAA III)

 

2010-14

(D) Jared van Ree

[14-15] Mount Royal University (USports)

 

2011-14

(F) Jamie King

[14-15] Mount Royal University (USports)

 

2013-14

(F) Riley McDougall

[14-15] U. of Massachusetts-Amherst (NCAA)

 

2013-14

(F) Connor Collett

[14-15] Mount Royal University (USports)

 

2013-14

(D) Phelan Shaw

[16-17] U. of Minnesota-Duluth (NCAA)

 

2013-14

(F) Brandon Halls

[14-15] Concordia U. College of AB (ACAC)

 

2013-14

(F) Romano Morrison

[16-17] Concordia U. College of AB (ACAC)

 

2010-13

(F) Chase McMurphy

[15-16] University of Calgary (USports)

 

2011-13

(F) David Norris

[13-14] American International College (NCAA)

-2014-15: transferred to Arizona State (ACHA-NCAA)

2012-13

(F) Blair Wentworth

[13-14] Queen’s University (USports)

 

2012-13

(F) Joe Serpico

[15-16] SUNY-Geneseo (NCAA III)

 

2012-13

(D) Joseph Leonidas

[17-18] Lakehead University (USports)

 

2012-13

(D) Mackenze Stewart

 

-played 163 WHL games

-drafted 7th round, 186th overall in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft by the Vancouver Canucks

-last played for the Utica Comets (AHL)

2009-12

(F) Corey Scott

[12-13] York University (Usports)

 

2010-12

(G) Jay Deo

[13-14] U. of Wisc.-Eau Claire (NCAA III)

 

2010-12

(D) Ryan Wilkinson

[12-13] SUNY-Fredonia (NCAA III)

 

2010-12

(F) Damien Kulynych

 

 

2010-12

(F) Woo Je Sung

 

-signed with HCK (Finland – Mestis)

2011-12

(D) Matthew Brown

[12-13] Wilfrid Laurier University (Usports)

 

2009-11

(F) Liam Norris

[11-12] Arizona State University (ACHA)

-2015-16: joined NCAA as part of Arizona State U.

2009-11

(F) Alex Kromm

[12-13] U. of Wisc.-Stevens Point (NCAA III)

 

2009-11

(D) Chris Lijdsman

[12-13] Concordia U. College of AB (ACAC)

-2014-15: transferred to NAIT (ACAC)

2010-11

(F) Alexander MacMillan

[11-12] American International College (NCAA)

 

2010-11

(F) Tyler Eskesen

[11-12] Mount Royal University (Usports)

 

2007-10

(D) Jeff Collett

[10-11] Colorado College (NCAA)

 

2007-10

(F) Brandon Nowakowski

[10-11] St. Scholastica (NCAA III)

 

2007-10

(D) Brad Drobot

[10-11] SAIT (ACAC)

 

2008-10

(G) Ian Perrier

[11-12] Northland College (NCAA III)

-2012-13: transferred to Westfield State U. (NCAA III)

2009-10

(F) John Lidgett

[11-12] Colgate University (NCAA)

 

2009-10

(F) Chris Draper

[11-12] Brown University (NCAA)

 

2009-10

(F) Adam Stuart

[10-11] York University (Usports)

 

2009-10

(D) Matt Brown

[10-11] Marian University (NCAA III)

 

2009-10

(F) Cameron Lamoureux

[10-11] U. of Lethbridge (Usports)

 

2009-10

(G) Evan Smith

[10-11] Utica College (NCAA III)

 

2009-10

(G) Jacob Edwards

[13-14] SAIT (ACAC)

 

2010-10

(G) Robin Billingham

[12-13] University of Ottawa (USports)

-2014-15: transferred to Concordia University (USports)

Click Here for Notable Alumni from 1991 to 2009

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