North American Skater
Zachary
Werenski
POSITION: D
SHOOTS: Left
HEIGHT: 6' 2"
Weight: 206
Born: 07/19/1997
Mid Term Rank: 6
Nationality: American
Club: U. of Michigan
League: BIG10

• Werenski finished second among freshman defensemen and led all University of Michigan blueliners with 25 points (9-16—25) in 35 games. He was named to the All-Big Ten Hockey First Team and the All-Big Ten Freshman Team in 2014-15.

• He became the youngest freshman to enroll at the University of Michigan in the Red Berenson era (since 1984-85), accelerating his course work in the summer prior to graduate from high school one year early.

• In 2013-14, Werenski finished second among U.S. Under-17 Team defensemen in scoring with 27 points (7-20—27) in 47 games.

• Internationally, Werenski won gold with the U.S. at the 2014 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge and represented his country at the 2015 World Junior Championship.

• Models his style of play after University of Michigan alumni Jack Johnson of the Columbus Blue Jackets and Jacob Trouba of the Winnipeg Jets.

• Grew up on Lake St. Clair and enjoys spending time on the water.

NEWS

MICHIGAN'S WERENSKI HAS MATURE GAME OF OLDER PLAYER (click here)

FAVORITES

NHL team:
Detroit Red Wings
NHL player:
Sidney Crosby
Shootout move:
"Fake shot, backhand, forehand"
Goal celebration:
"One knee, fist pump"
Video game:
NHL 15
Movie:
Home Alone 1 & 2
TV show:
Entourage
Actor:
Vince Vaughn
Music group:
Florida Georgia Line
Website:
NHL.com
Sport (other than hockey):
Golf
Athlete (non-hockey):
Marshawn Lynch