North American Skater - LONDON, OHL
Final Rank:46Midterm Rank:48
Height:6' 0"Weight:169
Born:May 4, 2000
Born in:Rochester Hills, MI, CAN
Drafted: 2018: OTT (4th Round / 95th Overall) 

• Gruden ranked fourth on the U.S. National Under-18 Team in 2017-18 with 28-32—60 in 61 games, including 15-19—34 in 25 USHL contests.

• He helped Team USA earn a silver medal at the 2018 Under-18 World Championship (0-4—4 in 7 GP) and represented his country at the 2016 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge (0-1—1 in 5 GP).

• His father, John Gruden, was a defenseman drafted 168th overall by the Bruins in 1990 and skated in 92 career NHL games with the Bruins, Senators and Capitals. He is currently the head coach of the Hamilton Bulldogs, who captured the OHL championship in 2017-18.

• Has committed to Miami University (Ohio) for the 2018-19 season.

• Models his style of play after Coyotes forward Christian Dvorak.


2017-2018USA U-18NTDP5325265140
2017-2018TEAM USAUSHL2515193420
2017-2018USA (2018 IIHF U18 World Championship)ITLTOUR70444
2017-2018USA U18 (5-Nations Tournament in Hameenlinna 2017)ITLTOUR40110
2016-2017USA U-17NTDP5616122830
2016-2017TEAM USAUSHL34671320
2016-2017USA U17 (5-Nations Tournament in Brno 2017)ITLTOUR41232
2016-2017USA U17 (4-nations tournament in Monthey 2016)ITLTOUR32022