UND Roster

2020-21 Hockey Roster

#12 Ryder Rolston


Height 6-2
Weight 175 lbs.
Class Freshman
Hometown Birmingham, Michigan
Last Team Waterloo (USHL)


  • Rolston joins the Irish after playing the 2019-20 season with Waterloo (USHL), where he played in 42 games and scored 16 goals and added 17 assists for 33 points.
  • His 16 goals ranked fourth on the team, while his 33 points ranked fifth.
  • Three of his 16 goals proved to be game winners.
  • Ranked No. 102 among North American Skaters in the final NHL Central Scouting Rankings (April 8, 2020).
  • Named to the 2020 BioSteel All-American Game (Dec. 27, 2019)


  • Named to the 2019 U.S. Junior Select Team for the World Junior A Challenge where he helped Team USA earn bronze.
  • Prior to joining Waterloo, Rolston skated with the USNTDP for the 2017-18 and 2018-19 seasons.
  • In 2017-18, he played 52 games for the U17 program, scoring 26 goals and notching 11 assists for 37 points.
  • Then in 2018-19, he played the majority of the season with the U18 team, skating in 54 games and totaling 20 goals and 13 assists for 33 points.


  • Played with the Little Caesars program before joining the USNTDP.
  • Rolston is the son of former NHLer and Stanley Cup Champion Brian Rolston.
  • Brian helped Lake Superior State win the 1992 NCAA National Championship under current Irish head coach Jeff Jackson.