July 10, 1996|
Chaska, Minnesota, U.S.
|Height||5 ft 11 in (180 cm)|
|Weight||175 lb (79 kg; 12 st 7 lb)|
|NHL team (P)|
Hershey Bears (AHL)
134th overall, 2014|
Shane Gersich (born July 10, 1996) is an American professional ice hockey winger currently playing for the Hershey Bears in the American Hockey League (AHL) as a prospect to the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League (NHL). Gersich was selected 134th overall by the Capitals at the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.
After his selection to the Capitals, Gersich returned to the Lancers of the USHL for the 2014–15 season, committing to a collegiate career with the University of North Dakota of the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC).
Following his junior season with the Fighting Hawks in 2017–18, Gersich signed a two-year, entry-level contract with the Washington Capitals on March 23, 2018. He immediately joined the Capitals roster for the remainder of the season and made his professional debut, going scoreless, in a 3–2 overtime victory over the New York Rangers on March 28, 2018. Despite going scoreless in his debut, Gersich earned his first NHL point in his third NHL game on April 7, in a 5–3 win over the New Jersey Devils.
Regular season and playoffs
|2010–11||Holy Family Catholic||USHS||23||16||23||39||20||2||0||2||2||0|
|2011–12||Holy Family Catholic||USHS||20||30||30||60||21||1||0||0||0||0|
|2012–13||Holy Family Catholic||USHS||24||28||34||62||35||1||0||0||0||2|
|2013–14||U.S. National Development Team||USHL||26||8||8||16||4||—||—||—||—||—|
|2015–16||U. of North Dakota||NCHC||37||9||2||11||16||—||—||—||—||—|
|2016–17||U. of North Dakota||NCHC||40||21||16||37||20||—||—||—||—||—|
|2017–18||U. of North Dakota||NCHC||40||13||16||29||18||—||—||—||—||—|
Awards and honors
|NCHC Honorable Mention All-Star Team||2017|
- Olsen, Becky (March 11, 2014). "Player Feature - Gersich Bucks the Family Trend". usahockeyntdp.com. Retrieved May 18, 2018.
- "Capitals sign Shane Gersich". Washington Capitals. 2018-03-23. Retrieved 2018-03-23.
- "Capitals top Rangers in OT". National Hockey League. 2018-03-28. Retrieved 2018-03-28.
- "Ovechkin locks up scoring title, Capitals beat Devils 5-3". cbssports.com. April 15, 2018. Retrieved August 27, 2018.
- Biographical information and career statistics from NHL.com, or Eliteprospects.com, or Hockey-Reference.com, or The Internet Hockey Database
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