26 Joe Rutkowski
26 Joe Rutkowski
Height: 5-10
Weight: 157
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Crystal Lake, Ill.
Position: Defenseman
Team: Sioux Falls (USHL)
S/C: L

High School/Juniors: Played for the Sioux Falls Stampede of the United States Hockey League (USHL) under head coach Scott Owens...Had seven goals and 26 assists in 58 games for the Herd during the 2015-16 season...Was named USHL Defenseman of the Week on Nov. 23, 2015 after scoring four assists in a weekend series…During the 2014-15 year he played with the Coulee Region Chill of the North American Hockey League (NAHL)...In 47 games for the Chill, he had 13 assists...Also played with the Chicago Mission's Bantam AAA, U16 and U18 teams in the HPHL. Won the 2013 USA Hockey National Championship with the Chicago Mission.

Personal: The son of Steve and Barb Rutkowski...Was born on February 23rd, 1997...Plays defense...shoots left...He will be majoring in Pre-Med at Ferris State...His favorite hobby is golf...His hometown is Crystal Lake, IL...Went to Crystal Lake South High School...Has one sister named Paige.