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Cole Caufield

Born:January 2, 2001Draft:2019 Canadiens #15 Overall
Hometown:Stevens Point, WIPosition:RW
Known For:Record for USNTDP goalsShoots:Right
National Team:United StatesCurrent Team:Montreal Canadiens

Cole Caufield (born January 2, 2001) is an American professional ice hockey right wing currently playing for the Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League (NHL). Caufield was drafted 15th overall by the Canadiens in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft.

Despite his diminutive size, Caufield is identified as an elite goal scorer, and currently holds the USA Hockey National Team Development Program’s all-time record for goals. Caufield played for the University of Wisconsin-Madison before signing with Montreal in late March 2021.

Caufield was the recipient of the 2021 Hobey Baker Award, given to the top National Collegiate Athletic Association men’s ice hockey player.

Cole Caufield Montreal Canadiens
Cole Caufield, Montreal Canadiens (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

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  • Holds the all-time record for USNTDP goals (126)
  • 2x NCAA (All-USCHO) First Team (2020, 2021)
  • NCAA (B1G) All-Tournament Team (2021)
  • 2x NCAA (B1G) First All-Star Team (2020, 2021)
  • NCAA (B1G) Player of the Year (2021)
  • NCAA (B1G) Regular Season Champion (2021)
  • 2x NCAA (B1G) Scoring Champion (2020, 2021)
  • NCAA (West) First All-American Team (2021)
  • Hobey Baker Award (2021)
  • U20 World Junior Championship Gold Medal (2021)
  • NCAA (B1G) All-Rookie Team (2020)
  • U18 WJC All-Star Team (2019)
  • U18 WJC Best Forward (2019)
  • U18 WJC Bronze Medal (2019)
  • U18 WJC Most Valuable Player (2019)
  • U18 WJC Top 3 Player on Team USA (2019)
  • U17 World Hockey Challenge All-Star Team (2018)
  • U17 WHC Gold Medal (2018)
  • U18 WJC Silver Medal (2018)