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Jake Guentzel

Born:Oct 6, 1994Draft:2013 Penguins #77 Overall
Hometown:Omaha, NE, USAPosition:LW
Known For:Scoring twice in his NHL debutShoots/Catches:Left
National Team:United StatesCurrent Team:Tampa Bay Lightning

Jake Guentzel (born October 6, 1994) is an American professional ice hockey left wing currently playing for the Tampa Bay Lightning of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was drafted by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the third round, 77th overall, in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. Guentzel won the Stanley Cup with the Penguins in 2017.

Jake Guentzel Carolina Hurricanes
Jake Guentzel, Carolina Hurricanes (Photo by Josh Lavallee/NHLI via Getty Images)

Jake Guentzel Statistics

Trade Tracker

DateTraded FromTraded WithTraded ToTraded For
March 7, 2024 Pittsburgh PenguinsTy SmithCarolina HurricanesCruz Lucius
Michael Bunting
Vasily Ponomarev
Ville Koivunen
2024 1st Round Pick
2024 5th Round Pick

Deeper Dive


  • Stanley Cup Champion (Penguins – 2017)
  • AHL All-Rookie Team (2017)
  • NCAA (NCHC) Second All-Star Team (2016)
  • USHL All-Rookie Team (2013)
  • USHL Rookie of the Year (2013)
  • USHL Second All-Star Team (2013)