Jake Sanderson
North American Skater - USA U-18, NTDP
Final Rank:4Midterm Rank:11
Position:DefensemanShoots:Left
Height:6' 2"Weight:185
Born:July 8, 2002
Born in:Whitefish, MT, USA
Drafted: 2020: OTT (1st Round / 5th Overall) 

• Sanderson led all defensemen in the USA Hockey Under-18 NTDP with 7-22—29 in 47 GP in 2019-20

• An on-ice leader who captained Team USA NTDP’s Under-18 team in 2019-20 and Under-17 team in 2018-19

• His father, Geoff Sanderson, was selected 36th overall by the Hartford Whalers in the 1990 NHL Draft and recorded 355-345—700 in 1,104 career NHL games

• Committed to the University of North Dakota for the 2020-21 season


Scouting Report: Excellent skater who plays all parts of the game at a quick pace. Elite hockey sense allows him to be effective on the attack and while defending. Great battle game and compete level.


Current Player Comparable: Charlie McAvoy

STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAPPIM
2020-2021UNITED STATES (2021 WJC Championships)ITLTOUR70220
2019-2020USA U-18NTDP477222912
2019-2020TEAM USAUSHL19212148
2019-2020USA U18 (2019 5 Nations Tournament in Sundsvall)ITLTOUR41010
2019-2020USA U18 (2020 5 Nations Tournament in Chomutov)ITLTOUR43470
2018-2019USA U-17NTDP444202418
2018-2019TEAM USAUSHL222570
2018-2019USA U17 (5 Nations Tournament in Tranas 2019)ITLTOUR413414