The Mack Report

Merrimack College and the NHL

Bold indicates player is under an active NHL contract

Player Teams NHL Games
Steve McKenna Los Angeles Kings – Minnesota Wild – New York Rangers – Pittsburgh Penguins 373
John Jakopin Florida Panthers – Pittsburgh Penguins – San Jose Sharks 113
Greg Classen Nashville Predators 90
Jim Hrivnak Washington Capitals – Winnipeg Jets – St. Louis Blues 85
Matt Foy Minnesota Wild 56
Stephane Da Costa Ottawa Senators 47
Darrell Scoville Calgary Flames – Columbus Blue Jackets 16
Jim Vesey St. Louis Blues – Boston Bruins 15
Mark Conforth Boston Bruins 6
Bobby Jay Los Angeles Kings 3
Karl Stollery Colorado Avalanche 2
Joe Cannata Vancouver Canucks 0

Merrimack College and the NHL Draft

Player Team Year Round Pick
Chris Leblanc Ottawa Senators 2013 6 161
Joe Cannata Vancouver Canucks 2009 6 173
Kyle Bigos Edmonton Oilers 2009 4
Matt Foy Minnesota Wild 2002 6 175
Marco Rosa Dallas Stars 2001 8 255
Anthony Aquino Dallas Stars 2001 3 92
Gaetan Poirier Florida Panthers 1996 6 156
John Jakopin Detroit Red Wings 1993 4 97
Dan Hodge Boston Bruins 1991 9 194
Dan Gravelle Chicago Blackhawks 1991 x Supp
Claude Maillet Chicago Blackhawks 1990 x Supp
Howie Rosenblatt Boston Bruins 1990 x Supp
Dave Schofield Minnesota North Stars 1988 x Supp
Sean Dooley Buffalo Sabres 1987 8 148
Robert Kelley Montreal Canadiens 1987 7 143
Alex Weinrich Toronto Maple Leafs 1987 12 138
Rob Fowler Winnipeg Jets 1987 x Supp
Jim Hrivnak Washington Capitals 1986 3 61
Jim Vesey St. Louis Blues 1984 8 155
Doug Greschuk Pittsburgh Penguins 1985 11 212
Mark Ziliotto Pittsburgh Penguins 1984 12 230
Bob Magnuson Montreal Canadiens 1978 18 230

Supp = NHL Supplemental Draft, which was discontinued in 1995. It was used by the NHL to draft collegiate players too old to be eligible in the NHL Entry Draft.

Merrimack and NHL Free Agency

Player Team Year
Karl Stollery 2013 Colorado Avalanche
Stephane Da Costa 2012 Ottawa Senators
Joe Loprieno 2009 San Jose Sharks
Matt Jones 2008 San Jose Sharks
Jeff State 2002 New York Rangers
Greg Classen 2000 Nashville Predators