Bryce Aneloski
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Bryce Aneloski

Hometown:

Pekin Illinois

Currently Playing In:

Pro

Birthday:

1990-04-27

Position:

D

Eligible for draft:

2008

Shoots:

Right

Drafted:

2010

Height:

6-1

Acquired:

7th round (196th overall), 2010

Weight:

198 lbs.

Probability of Success
  • D

History

2006-07: Bryce Aneloski played for Team Illinois Midget squad in the MWEHL. Selected by the Cedar Rapids in the 8th round of the 2007 USHL Entry Draft with the 81st overall pick.

2007-08: Has played regularly for Cedar Rapids in his first season in the USHL. Named defensive player of the week in the second of December for his offensive play in a series sweep Sioux Falls.

2008-09: Aneloski attended Providence College for one semester and skated in 16 games before returning to junior hockey with Cedar Rapids (USHL). Aneloski was -1 with 1 assist and had 8 PMs during his tenure with Providence (Hockey East). In 38 games with the RoughRiders he scored 4 goals with 8 assists and was -3 with 38 PMs.

2009-10: Aneloski was the leading scorer amongst defensemen for Cedar Rapids in his third USHL season and committed to playing college hockey at Nebraska-Omaha in 2010-11. he scored 15 goals with a team-high 39 assists and was +10 with 34 PMs in 60 games for the RoughRiders, who finished second in the East Division. Aneloski was selected as a 20-year-old by the Ottawa Senators in the seventh round (196th overall) of the 2010 NHL Draft.

2010-11: Aneloski skated in all 39 games for Nebraska-Omaha as a sophomore and was second amongst Mavericks defensemen with 17 assists. He scored 2 goals and was +15 with 14 PMs for the upstart Mavericks, who finished a surprising third in the WCHA and took eventual NCAA runner-up Michigan to overtime in an NCAA West semifinal game.

2011-12: In his second season with the Mavericks, Aneloski led all Nebraska-Omaha defensemen with 20 points. The junior scored 6 goals with 14 assists and was minus-five with 12 penalty minutes in 38 games. The Mavericks finished seventh in the WCHA and were swept by St. Cloud State in the first round of the league playoffs.

2012-13: Aneloski made his pro hockey debut with the Central Hockey League champion Allen Americans following his junior season at Nebraska-Omaha. He joined the Americans during their playoff run and in seven games was +3 with 2 goals, 1 assist and 2 penalty minutes. Allen had the league's best record and defeated Wichita in overtime in the decisive seventh game of the CHL Finals. In his final season of college hockey Aneloski was the second-leading scorer amongst Mavericks defensemen behind Andrej Sustr (Tampa Bay). He scored 5 goals with 16 assists and was +7 with 10 penalty minutes. Nebraska-Omaha finished seventh in the WCHA and lost to Minnesota State in a first round playoff series. Aneloski signed a contract in July of 2013 to play for the ECHL's Orlando Solar Bears in 2013-14.

 

Talent Analysis

Aneloski is a well-rounded two-way defenseman with good poise. He has a good first couple steps, good lead pass and can work the puck up the ice effectively. Can be used on special teams.

 

Future

Aneloski has closed out his college career and will begin his pro career in the ECHL.

 

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Photo: Mark Borowiecki is one of several defensive prospects the Ottawa Senators have playing at the AHL level. (Tony Medina/Icon SMI)

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