Zach Redmond
POSITION: Defenseman
HEIGHT: 6' 2"
BIRTHDATE: 07/26/1988
AGE: 28
BIRTHPLACE: Traverse City, MI, USA
DRAFTED: ATL: 2008-184 overall
CCHA Second All-Star Team (2010) CCHA First All-Star Team (2011) NCAA West Second All-American Team (2011) Transferred to Winnipeg after Atlanta franchise relocated, June 21, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Colorado, July 1, 2014.
2014-15 SEASON
Appeared in 59 games during his first full NHL season, recording 20 points (5g/15a)…Finished third among Avalanche defensemen in points and tied for third in goals…Recorded his first career multi-goal game, which included his first game-winning tally, on Nov. 22 vs. Carolina…Tied his career high with two assists on Feb. 16 vs. Arizona…Following the season, Redmond helped Team USA capture the bronze medal at the 2015 IIHF World Championship held in the Czech Republic.

Dressed in 10 games for the Winnipeg Jets, tallying three points (1g/2a)…Spent most of the season with Winnipeg’s American Hockey League affiliate, the St. John’s IceCaps, where he recorded 25 points (6g/19a) in 40 regular-season games and 14 points (2g/12a) in 21 playoff contests…Had three stints with the Jets…Was first recalled by Winnipeg on Nov. 3 and played three games before being returned on Nov. 22…Recalled again on Jan. 10 but did not see any action and was reassigned on Feb. 8…Was recalled for the third and final time on March 30 and dressed in each of Winnipeg’s final seven contests, tallying three points (1g/2a)…Rejoined St. John’s at the end of the NHL season and helped the IceCaps advance to the Calder Cup Final…Was a team-best +12 during the AHL playoffs.

2012-13: Appeared in eight games for the Winnipeg Jets during his first NHL action, tallying four points (1g/3a)…Skated in 38 games for St. John’s (AHL), recording 19 points (8g/11a)…Made his NHL debut on Jan. 31 at Florida…Picked up his first two NHL points with a pair of assists on Feb. 5 vs. Florida…Scored his first NHL goal, a short-handed marker, on Feb. 7 vs. Toronto…Suffered a laceration to his lower body on Feb. 20, keeping him on Injured Reserve until April 17…Played two games with St. John’s following the injury.

Spent the entire season with St. John’s (AHL), registering 31 points (8g/23a) in 72 games…Was selected to the 2012 AHL All-Star Classic…Also dressed in 10 postseason contests, recording three points (1g/2a).

2010-11: Was named to the CCHA First All-Star Team as a senior at Ferris State University…Served as the Bulldogs’ team captain…Led Ferris State in assists (13) and finished second in points (20)…Ended his four-year collegiate career with 90 points (22g/68a) in 141 games…Made his professional debut with the Chicago Wolves (AHL) at the conclusion of the NCAA season, appearing in two games.

2009-10: Recorded 27 points (6g/21a) in 40 games and was named to the CCHA Second All-Star Team as a junior at Ferris State…Shared the team lead in assists and his 27 points led all Bulldogs defensemen.

Led Ferris State in assists (21) and finished second on the squad in points (24).

2007-08: As a freshman, Redmond led all Bulldogs defensemen in scoring with 19 points (6g/13a) in 37 games.

2006-07: Helped Sioux Falls capture the 2007 Clark Cup as USHL champions…Paced all Stampede defensemen in scoring with 39 points (8g/31a) in 60 regular season games…Added 10 points (3g/7a) in eight playoff contests…Received the Curt Hammer Award as USHL Gentleman of the Year.


Helped Team USA capture the bronze medal at the 2015 IIHF World Championship held in the Czech Republic…Appeared in five of the United States’ 10 games, including the bronze-medal game against the host country on May 17…Finished with one assist and a +3 plus/minus rating during the tournament.


Zach resides in his hometown of Traverse City, Michigan.