skip navigation

Pro Musketeers

By Jake Debo and Bryce Griffin, 10/03/18, 5:45PM CDT


A quick look at all the Musketeers who are on NHL opening night rosters

SIOUX CITY, IA—The 2018-19 NHL gets underway tonight with a 7:00 pm ET game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Montreal Canadiens at Scotiabank Arena.  As the first puck drop draws near, every team has submitted their opening night rosters and there are several Musketeers who will be skating on NHL squads this season.  Take a look at the list below to see where your favorite Musketeer Alum will be playing this year.

*All stats are totals

Chris Butler - St. Louis Blues


Drafted: 2005 BUF, 4th rd, 5th pk (96th overall)

394 GP/13 G/71 A/84 pts/-30

Stats with Sioux City:

2003-2005 (2 seasons)

115 GP/9 G/28 A/37 pts/+40

Ryan Carpenter - Vegas Golden Knights


Signed as FA with San Jose on March 26th, 2014.

64 GP/11G/8 A/19 pts/+6

Stats with Sioux City:

2009-10 (1 season)

117 GP/23 G/44 A/67 pts/+75

Danny DeKeyser - Detroit Red Wings


Signed with the Red Wings out of college on March 29th, 2013.

381 GP/24 G/75 A/99 pts/+7

Stats with Sioux City:

2009-10 (1 season)

41 GP/1 G/ 10 A/ 11pts/-6

Jake Guentzel - Pittsburgh Penguins


Drafted: 2013 PIT, 3rd rd, 16th pk (77th overall)

122 GP/38 G/43 A/81 pts/-2

2017 Stanley Cup Champion

Stats with Sioux City:

2012-13 (1 season)

60 GP/29 G/44 A/73 pts/+13

Steven Kampfer - Boston Bruins


Drafted: 2007 ANA, 4th rd, 2nd pk (93rd overall)

166 GP/10 G/16 A/26 pts/ +0

Stats with Sioux City:

2004-2006 (2 seasons)

103 GP/12 G/ 23 A/35 pts/-1

Max McCormick - Ottawa Senators


Drafted: 2011 OTT, 6th rd, 20th pk (170th overall)

57 GP/5 G/4 A/ 9 pts/-12

Stats with Sioux City:

2010-11 (1 season)

55 GP/21 G/21 A/42 pts/+6

Max Pacioretty - Vegas Golden Knights


Drafted: 2007 MTL, 1st rd, 22nd pk (22nd overall)

626 GP/226 G/222 A/448 pts/ +36

Stats with Sioux City:

2006-07 (1 season)

60 GP/21 G/42 A/63 pts/+20

Neal Pionk - New York Rangers


Signed as undrafted college free agent on May 1st, 2017

28 GP/1 G/13 A/14 pts/-1

Stats with Sioux City

2012-2015 (2 full seasons)

119 GP/10 G/67 A/77 pts/+44

Jordan Schmaltz - St. Louis Blues


Drafted: 2012 STL, 1st rd, 25th pk (25th overall)

22 GP/0 G/3 A/3 pts/ +0

Stats with Sioux City


64 GP/16 G/34 A/50 pts/-3

Another former Musketeer, who won’t be on the ice, is former Head Coach Dave Hakstol. Hakstol coached the Musketeers from 1996-2000 amassing a 104-106-2-11 record.  He took over as bench boss for the Philadelphia Flyers in 2015.  Since then, has coached the Flyers to a 122-86-0-38 record and two playoff appearances.