Green Bay Gamblers

The Green Bay Gamblers are a Tier 1 junior ice hockey team in the East Division of the United States Hockey League. They play in Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA at the Resch Center.


Since their inception into the United States Hockey League in 1994 the Green Bay Gamblers have been one of the premiere junior “A” hockey franchises in all of North America. To their credit the Gamblers have won two junior “A” National Championships, two Anderson Cups, two Clark Cups, four USHL Eastern Division titles, and one USHL Northern Division title.

Team Accomplishments

20 players selected in the NHL Entry Draft

100 future, current, and former NCAA Division I players

19 alumni playing professional hockey

Along with the team championships, the Gamblers have also had a great deal of success in moving their players onto the next level. At the collegiate level, over 100 players who adorned the Gamblers logo have received collegiate scholarships. Professionally, the Gamblers are also a household name, as 20 of their players have been selected in the annual National Hockey League Entry Draft.

In 2002, no other junior hockey team in North America had more players selected in the NHL Entry Draft. In that draft Green Bay had six players selected, five of whom played together on the 2001-02 squad. The Gamblers duplicated their success at the draft in 2005, when six players were selected, including Blake Wheeler who was taken with the 5th overall pick by the Phoenix Coyotes.

Another entity that makes the Gamblers one of the premiere junior programs is their facility, the Resch Center. Arguably the best junior hockey facility in North America, the Resch Center opened its doors in 2002. The Resch Center seats 8,800 for hockey, and will be home to the 2006 NCAA Division I Ice Hockey West Regional.

With the team championships, players movement to the next level, and a grade “A” facility, the Green Bay Gamblers are a glowing example of why the USHL is the top Tier 1 hockey league in the United States.

Green Bay Alumni In The Pros

Last Name, First Name USHL Team(s) Professional Team (Professional League)
Anderson, Nick Green Bay/NI/Dubuque Las Vegas (ECHL)
Anderson, Rob North Iowa/Green Bay Pee Dee (ECHL)
Babin, Noah Green Bay Albany (AHL)
Baby, Stephen Green Bay Springfield (AHL)
Baraniuk, Jesse Thunder Bay/Green Bay Pensacola (ECHL)
Blair, Scott Green Bay Mississippi (ECHL)
Boeser, Dan Green Bay Milwaukee (AHL)
Brooks, Alex Green Bay New Jersey (NHL)
Burish, Adam Green Bay Chicago (NHL)
Canzanello, Andy Green Bay Syracuse (AHL)
Carter, Ryan Green Bay Anaheim (NHL)
Cermak, Peter Dubuque/Green Bay Hershey (AHL)
Christiansen, Doug Green Bay Manchester (AHL)
Conklin, Ty Green Bay Detroit (NHL)
Contois, Andy Green Bay Stockton (ECHL)
Crabb, Joey Green Bay Chicago (AHL)
Cummings, Brian Green Bay Lowell (AHL)
Dejdar, Marian Green Bay Bremerhaven (Germany) (Europe)
Eichelberger, John Green Bay South Carolina (ECHL)
Engelhardt, Brett Green Bay Grand Rapids (AHL)
Finger, Jeff Green Bay Toronto (NHL)
Fox, Aaron Green Bay Richmond (ECHL)
Golden, Matt Green Bay Peoria (ECHL)
Gordon, Heath Green Bay Wheeling (ECHL)
Granato, Kevin Green Bay Peoria (ECHL)
Greene, Matt Green Bay Edmonton Oilers (NHL)
Gruden, Luke Green Bay Peoria (ECHL)
Guenin, Nate Green Bay Philadelphia (NHL)
Hammond, Brett Green Bay Fresno (ECHL)
Harper, Mike Green Bay Port Huron (UHL)
Hartman, John Green Bay Motor City (UHL)
Higgins, Nate Green Bay Port Huron (IHL)
Hill, Ed Green Bay Peoria (AHL)
Johnson, Josh Green Bay South Carolina (ECHL)
Johnson, Matt Green Bay Augusta (ECHL)
Jones, Matt Green Bay Phoenix (NHL)
Lush, Tristan Green Bay Mississippi (ECHL)
Lynch, Chris Green Bay Bridgeport (AHL)
Mason, Bob Green Bay Vancouver (NHL)
Miskovich, Aaron Green Bay Hershey (AHL)
Notermann, Jason Green Bay Milwaukee (AHL)
O'Neill, Wes Green Bay Lake Erie (AHL)
Penko, Jure Green Bay Cincinnati (ECHL)
Pfligler, Eric Green Bay/Chicago Odessa (CHL)
Preissing, Tom Green Bay Los Angeles (NHL)
Pugliese, Billy Green Bay Muskegon (UHL)
Seidel, Eric Green Bay Elmira (UHL)
Sevela, Peter Green Bay Zvolen (Slovakia) (Europe)
Sinisalo, Tomas Green Bay Blues (Finland) (Europe)
Smith, Aaron Green Bay Wheeling (ECHL)
Stapleton, Tim Green Bay Portland (AHL)
Stauffacher, Chad Green Bay Peoria (ECHL)
Stauffacher, Luke Green Bay Fresno (ECHL)
Steward, Dallas Green Bay Pensacola (ECHL)
Syroczynski, Matt Green Bay Cincinnati (ECHL)
Taylor, Jake Green Bay Hartford (AHL)
Thorp, Ernie Green Bay/Sioux City Rockford (UHL)
Vanderboom, Scott Green Bay Springfield (All American Hockey League)
Welch, Kevin Green Bay Dayton (ECHL)
Wilson, Avery Green Bay Cincinnati (ECHL)
Zasowski, Tony Green Bay/Omaha Dayton (ECHL)
Ziedins, Maris Green Bay Stockton (ECHL)
Zwiers, Scott Green Bay Fayetteville (SPHL)


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