Hockey Players with Polish Heritage

Active Players

Player

Mix

POS

Age

Team

League

Adam Henrique Polish Canadian C 29 Anaheim Ducks NHL
Adrian Gajor Polish American D 25 Cracovia Krakow PHL
Amanda Kessel Polish American F 28 Metropolitan Riveters NWHL
Adrian Grygiel Polish German RW 36 Eispiraten Crimmitschau DEL2
Blake Kessel Polish American D 30 Maine Mariners ECHL
Daniel Warpecha Polish American LW 22 Dartmouth College NCAA
Darren Mieszkowski Polish German F 20 Krefeld Pinguine DEL
Dávid Bondra Polish Slovakian 27 RW HK Poprad Tipsport Liga
Ethan Szypula Polish Canadian C 22 Univ. of Western Ontario Usports
Evan McGrath Polish Canadian C 33 Sheffield Steelers EIHL
Grace Kedziora Polish American G 16 Chicago Young Americans 16U T1EHL 16U
Jacob Micflikier Polish Canadian W 35 HC Fribourg-Gottéron NLA
Jamie Oleksiak Polish Canadian D 26 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL
Joe Pavelski Polish American C 35 San Jose Sharks NHL
John Tavares Polish Canadian C 29 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL
Jordan Pietrus Polish Canadian RW 34 SønderjyskE Metal Ligaen
Kamil Sadlocha Polish American C 20 Ohio State Univ. NCAA
Lee Stempniak Polish American RW 36 Boston Bruins NHL
MacKenzie Entwistle Polish Canadian RW 20 Guelph Storm OHL
Maksymilian Jan Mojzyszek Polish Icelandic G 19 Nittorps IK Division 3 (SWE)
Matt Bartkowski Polish American D 31 Iowa Wild AHL
Matt Gosiewski Polish American C 20 Bentley Univ. NCAA
Matthias Plachta Polish German C 28 Adler Mannheim DEL
Mike Mieszkowski Polish German LW 26 Nürnberg Ice Tigers DEL
Mike Szmatula Polish American LW 27 GKS Tychy PHL
Nicholas Bondra Polish Slovakian F 22 Amherst College NCAA III
Nicholas Olczyk Polish American F 22 Colorado College NCAA
Nir Tichon Polish Israeli G 25 HC Klatovy Czech3
Nolan Zajac Polish Canadian D 26 IK Oskarshamn Allsvenskan
Phil Kessel Polish American RW 31 Arizona Cotoyes NHL
Ryan Kujawinski Polish Canadian C 24 Orli Znojmo EBEL
Ryan Malinowski Polish American G 30 Chiefs Leuven BeNeLiga
Shawn Szydlowski Polish American RW 29 Fort Wayne Komets ECHL
Stéphane Da Costa Polish French C 30 Lokomotiv Yaroslavl KHL
Swen Meusy Polish Swiss C 18 Ajoie U20 Elite Jr. B
Teddy Da Costa Polish French C 33 Grenoble France
Travis Zajac Polish Canadian C 34 New Jersey Devils NHL
Will McEwen Polish American G 21 Gustavus Adolphus College NCAA III
Wojciech Stachowiak Polish German LW 20 Michigan State Univ. NCAA
Wojtek Wolski Polish Canadian LW 33 Kunlun Red Star KHL
Yannick Mund Polish German D 25 Eispiraten Crimmitschau DEL2
Zach Werenski Polish American D 22 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL

Former Players

Retired Players

Mix

POS

Years Active

Most Common League

Last Team

Last League

Adolph Kukulowicz Polish Canadian C 1951-1962 WHL Minneapolis Millers IHL
Aleksander Polaczek Polish German LW 1999-2019 DEL EHC Königsbrunn Germany4
Allison Mleczko Polish American F 1996-2002 World Championships USA Olympics
André Sandrzyk Polish Canadian RW 2003-2015 LNAH Cornwall River Kings LNAH
Andreas Pokorny Polish German D 1984-2003 DEL EV Duisburg Germany2
Artur Okrazewski Polish Danish F 1980-1985 Denmark KSF Denmark
Brian Rafalski Polish American D 1989-2014 NHL Florida Everblades ECHL
Bryan Smolinski Polish American C 1989-2010 NHL Flint Generals IHL
Daniel Tkaczuk Polish Canadian C 1995-2011 AHL Nottingham Panthers EIHL
Darcy Zajac Polish Canadian C 2004-2017 AHL Lørenskog Get Ligaen
David Brodawski Polish Norwegian D 2003-2014 Norway2 Grüner Norway2
David Lemanowicz Polish Canadian G 1992-2008 WHL Rio Grande Valley Killer Bees CHL
Eddie Olczyk Polish American C 1983-2000 NHL Chicago Blackhawks NHL
Eddie Olczyk Polish American F 2006-2015 NCAA Bloomington Thunder SPHL
Edward Leier Polish Canadian C 1949-1956 AHL Springfield Indians AHL
Eric Boguniecki Polish American RW 1993-2010 AHL Alaska Aces ECHL
Frank Jerwa Polish Canadian LW 1928-1941 PCHL Vancouver Lions PCHL
Harald Kadow Polish German D 1957-1976 Germany Krefelder EV 1936 Germany
Jack Ceglarski Polish American F 2013-2018 NCAA III Huntsville Havoc SPHL
James Wisniewski Polish American D 2000-2018 NHL EC Kassel Huskies DEL2
Jay Stempniak Polish American RW 2004-2009 NCAA III Evansville Icemen AAHL
Joe Jerwa Polish Canadian D 1930-1940 NHL Cleveland Barons IAHL
Joey Kocur Polish Canadian RW 1982-1998 NHL Detroit Red Wings NHL
John Miszuk Polish Canadian D 1961-1979 WHL San Diego Hawks PHL
Jon Sitko Polish Canadian D 2002-2010 NCAA Romford Raiders EPIHL
Juraj Bondra Polish Slovakian D 1982-1996 Tipsport Extraliga MHK Kezmarok Slovakia2
Justin Mazurek Polish Canadian D 2005-2013 PHL Zaglebie Sosnowiec PHL
Kelly Zajac Polish Canadian C 2006-2018 AHL South Carolina Stingrays ECHL
Krys Kolanos Polish Canadian C 1999-2018 AHL Cortina AlpsHL
Krzysztof Wieckowski Polish Canadian C 1998-2005 NCAA Greenville Grrrowl ECHL
Len Ceglarski Polish American F 1948-1955 NCAA USA Olympics
Mark Kolanos Polish Canadian RW 2002-2012 CHL Dundee Stars EIHL
Merlin Malinowski Polish Canadian C 1976-1991 NHL SC Langnau NLB
Michal Zajkowski Polish Swedish G 1999-2018 Allsvenskan Örnsköldsvik HF Division 1 (SWE)
Mike Komisarek Polish American D 1999-2014 NHL Carolina Hurricanes NHL
Nick Harbaruk Polish Canadian RW 1961-1977 NHL Indianapolis Racers WHA
Nick Sucharski Polish Canadian LW 2005-2013 NCAA HC GKS Katowice PHL
Nicolas Besch Polish French D 2001-2018 Synerglace Ligue Magnus Bordeaux
Synerglace Ligue Magnus
Pete Stemkowski Polish Canadian C 1963-1979 NHL Springfield Indians AHL
Peter Bondra Polish Slovakian RW 1986-2007 NHL Chicago Blackhawks NHL
Peter Sidorkiewicz Polish Canadian G 1980-1998 AHL Albany River Rats AHL
Phillip Barski Polish Canadian F 2000-2004 NCAA Bowling Green State Univ. NCAA
Rafal Martynowski Polish Canadian LW 2001-2012 OHL Cracovia Krakow PHL
Rick Olczyk Polish American D 1988-1992 NCAA Brown Univ. NCAA
Stefan Liv Polish Swedish G 1994-2011 SHL Sibir Novosibirsk KHL
Thomas Sychterz Polish Canadian G 2005-2010 NCAA Tours France3
Tim Ceglarski Polish American F 1984-1987 NCAA Boston College NCAA
Tom Lysiak Polish Canadian C 1970-1986 NHL Chicago Blackhawks NHL
Tom Zajac Polish Canadian F 1973-1977 NCAA Denver Univ. NCAA
Tomek Valtonen Polish Finnish LW 1995-2009 Liiga Jokerit Liiga
Tommy Olczyk Polish American C 2007-2019 NCAA Cergy France2
Wayne Gretzky Polish Canadian C 1976-1999 NHL New York Rangers NHL
Werner Kadow Polish German F 1969-1993 Germany EC Bad Nauheim Germany2
Wladyslaw Drozoziewicz Polish Danish F 1967-1977 Denmark Hellerup IK Denmark

Staff

Staff

Mix

Role

Team

League

Babe Ceglarski Polish American Head Coach The Governor’s Academy USHS
Brian Rafalski Polish American Head Coach Green Bay Jr. Gamblers Midget
Bryan Smolinski Polish American Asst. Coach Little Caesars U15 Midget
Daniel Tkaczuk Polish Canadian Asst. Coach San Antonio Rampage AHL
Dave Rogowski Polish American Statistical Analyst Chicago Wolves AHL
Eddie Olczyk Polish American Asst. Coach Bemidji State Univ. NCAA
Eric Boguniecki Polish American Asst. Coach Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL
Len Komoroski Polish American CEO Cleveland Monsters AHL
Neil Komadoski Polish American Pro Scout Vancouver Canucks NHL
Matthew Jaskiewicz Polish American Assistant GM Dallas Snipers WSHL
Mike Komisarek Polish American Development Coach Buffalo Sabres NHL
Peter Sidorkiewicz Polish Canadian Asst. Coach Norfolk Admirals ECHL
Phillip Barski Polish Canadian Head Coach Podhale Nowy Targ PHL
Rick Olczyk Polish American Scout Toronto Maple Leafs NHL
Tomek Valtonen Polish Finnish Head Coach Mora IK Allsvenskan
Wayne Gretzky Polish Canadian Owner Edmonton Oilers NHL

Media Members

Media Member

Mix

Role

Platform

AJ Mleczko Griswold Polish American TV Broadcaster NBC
Andrew Zadarnowski Polish Canadian Writer Eyes on the Prize
Anne Tokarski Polish American Writer The Ice Garden
Eddie Olczyk Polish American TV Broadcaster NBC
Gregg Krupa Polish American Writer The Detroit News
Johan Nilsson Polish Swede Founder Elite Prospects
Kenneth (Ken Kal) Kalczynski Polish American Radio Broadcaster 97.1

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