UND Roster

2020-21 Hockey Roster

#9 Grant Silianoff


Height 5-11
Weight 167 lbs.
Class Freshman
Hometown Edina, Minnesota
Last Team Cedar Rapids (USHL)


  • Silianoff joins the Irish after playing the past two seasons with Cedar Rapids (USHL).
  • In 100 career USHL games, he totaled 75 points on 33 goals and 42 assists.
  • Last season he played in 43 games and scored 14 goals and added 18 assists for 32 points.
  • His 18 assists led the team, while his 14 goals and 32 points each ranked second.
  • Finished the shortened season with one game-winning goal and two power-play tallies.
  • In 2018-19, his first full season with Cedar Rapids, he played in 55 games and scored 18 goals to go along with 23 assists for 41 points.
  • Skated in six playoff games in 2019, netting two goals and adding an assist.
  • Earned USHL All-Rookie Second Team honors following the 2018-19 season.


  • Named to the 2018 U.S. Junior Select Team for the World Junior A Challenge and won gold with Team USA (Dec. 16, 2018).


  • Named to the 2019 USHL/NHL Top Prospects Game and notched an assist (Jan. 8, 2019).
  • Ranked 60th among North American skaters on NHL Central Scouting Final Rankings (April 15, 2019).
  • Skated with Shattuck St. Mary’s before joining Cedar Rapids (2014-18).
  • In his final season with Shattuck in 2017-18 (USHS-Prep), he scored 35 goals and added 32 assists for 67 points in 55 games en route to being named to the High School All-USA Hockey Second Team.
  • Cousin of former Irish hockey player Ryan Thang.