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Jaden Schwartz
Position Winger
Shoots left
5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
193 lb (88 kg)
NHL Team (P)
Cur. Team
St. Louis Blues
Colorado College (WCHA)
Born June 25 1992 (1992-06-25) (age 24),
Melfort, SK, CAN
NHL Draft 14th overall, 2010
St. Louis Blues
Pro Career TBA – present

Jaden Schwartz (born June 25, 1992) is a Canadian ice hockey player for the Colorado College Tigers of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (NCAA Division I) for the 2010–11 season.[1] He was selected 14th overall by the St. Louis Blues in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.[2]

Hockey careerEdit


Schwartz played minor hockey at Athol Murray College of Notre Dame in Wilcox, Saskatchewan. As a bantam, Schwartz helped Notre Dame to win the Kamloops International Bantam Ice Hockey Tournament in 2006 and 2007. In 2007, he also played at the midget level, helping the Hounds to a victory at the 2007 Mac's AAA midget hockey tournament. Schwartz and Notre Dame played at the Mac's Tournament again in 2008. Schwartz was named the Saskatchewan Midget AAA Hockey League Top Forward for the 2007–08 season, after leading the league in scoring.[3] While playing Midget AAA at the school, he scored 39 goals and added 72 assists in 44 games, to break team scoring records previously held by Vincent Lecavalier and Brad Richards.[1]


Schwartz began his hockey career playing junior ice hockey for his hometown Notre Dame Hounds in the Canadian Junior A Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League. During the 2008–09 season with the Hounds, Schwartz finished fifth in league scoring with 34 goals and 42 assists in 46 games.[4] At the end of the season, he was named the SJHL's Rookie of the Year.[5] Schwartz transferred to the Tri-City Storm of the American Tier I Jr. A United States Hockey League. Schwartz captured the 2009–10 USHL scoring title with 83 points in 60 games.[1] He was also named to the league's First All-Star Team and was awarded Top Offensive Player honours.[1]


On January 22, 2008, Schwartz committed to play NCAA Division I college ice hockey at Colorado College of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) for the 2010–11 season.[1]

International playEdit

Medal record
Ice hockey
Competitor for Flag of Canada Canada
World Junior Championships
Silver 2011 USA
Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament
Gold 2009 Czech Republic

Schwartz represents Canada internationally. His first experience with Hockey Canada came while representing Team West at the World Junior A Challenge in 2008, capturing a silver medal and the 2009 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge, with a fourth place finish. Schwartz helped Canada capture a gold medal at the 2009 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament.[3] Schwartz scored a goal and added an assist in the gold medal game.[6] He was selected to represent Canada at the 2010 World Junior Championships. In his second game of the tournament, against the Czech Republic, Schwartz suffered a fractured ankle and was sidelined for the rest of the tournament.[7]

Personal lifeEdit

Schwartz was born in Melfort, Saskatchewan,[1] to Rick and Carol Schwartz. He has an older brother Rylan who also plays hockey at Colorado College, and had an older sister Mandi who played hockey with the Yale Bulldogs women's ice hockey until she was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia in December 2008.[8] Despite trying to find a donor for Mandi, and in the process, raising awareness of bone marrow and stem cell transplants,[8] Mandi died in April 2011 following a third relapse of the cancer.[9][10]

Career statisticsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2008–09Notre Dame HoundsSJHL4634427615
2009–10Tri-City StormUSHL603350831833030
2010–11Colorado CollegeWCHA3017304722
NCAA totals 30 17 30 47 22


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Schwartz, Jaden. National Hockey League. Retrieved on 2010-06-28.
  2. 2010 NHL Entry Draft. National Hockey League. Retrieved on 2010-06-28.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Jaden Schwartz. Hockey Canada. Retrieved on 2010-12-22.
  4. SJHL 2008-09 scoring. Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League. Retrieved on 2010-08-04.
  5. SJHL Past Award Winners. Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League. Retrieved on 2010-12-22.
  6. Canada Hammers Russia 9-2 in U18 Memorial of Ivan Hlinka Tournament. Hockey Canada. Retrieved on 2010-12-31.
  7. Mirtle, James (2010-12-30). Canada's Jaden Schwartz knocked out of World Juniors. The Globe and Mail. Archived from the original on 2011-01-02. Retrieved on 2010-12-30.
  8. 8.0 8.1 NHL draft a family matter for CC recruit Schwartz. Colorado Springs Gazette (2010-06-23). Retrieved on 2010-06-28.
  9. Blues Mourn Loss of Mandi Schwartz: Mandi, sister of Blues draft choice Jaden Schwartz, succumbs to cancer, (April 3, 2011)
  10. Mandi Schwartz Leaves Memorable Legacy, (April 4, 2011)

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
David Rundblad
St. Louis Blues first round draft pick
Succeeded by
Vladimir Tarasenko
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