COLE CAUFIELD
North American Skater - USA U-18, NTDP
Final Rank:8Midterm Rank:15
Position:Right WingShoots:Right
Height:5' 7"Weight:163
Born:January 2, 2001
Born in:Mosinee, WI, USA
Drafted: 2019: MTL (1st Round / 15th Overall) 

• Caufield (72-28—100 in 64 GP) was one of two players to hit the 100-point mark for the USA Hockey National Team Development Program’s Under-18 team in 2018-19, joining Jack Hughes (34-78—112). His 72 goals established a new single-season program record, breaking the mark previously set by Auston Matthews (55 in 2014-15).

• In total, Caufield has recorded 126-54—180 in 123 games with USA Hockey’s NTDP. His 126 career goals are the most in program history, passing the previous mark set by Phil Kessel (104 from 2003-05).

• Internationally, Caufield scored a hat trick in the gold medal game to help Team USA win the 2017 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge (8-5—13 in 6 GP). At the 2019 Under-18 World Championship, Caufield led the tournament in goals (14-4—18 in 7 GP) to help his country earn bronze – his standout performance saw him named the tournament’s Most Valuable Player and Best Forward.

• Caufield has committed to the University of Wisconsin for the 2019-20 season where he will likely play alongside his brother, Brock Caufield, a forward who recorded 7-5—12 in 37 games with the school in 2018-19.


• Models his style of play after Blue Jackets forward Cam Atkinson.

STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAPPIM
2018-2019USA U-18NTDP64722810039
2018-2019TEAM USAUSHL2829124123
2018-2019USA (2019 IIHF U18 World Championship)ITLTOUR7144184
2018-2019USA U18 (5 Nations Tournament in Kravare 2018)ITLTOUR47294
2018-2019USA U18 (5 Nations Tournament in Sochi 2019)ITLTOUR43252
2017-2018USA U-17NTDP404419632
2017-2018TEAM USAUSHL3223103310
2017-2018USA U-18NTDP19107178
2017-2018USA (2018 IIHF U18 World Championship)ITLTOUR74260
2017-2018USA U17 (5-nations tournament in Jarvenpaa 2018)ITLTOUR446100
2017-2018USA U17 (4 Nations Tournament in Veliky Novgorod 2017)ITLTOUR36170