A Gifted Stickhandler & Purpose Scorer

Jack Sadowski
2024 or ’25 UNH Commit

“Jack Sadowski is a gifted stickhandler and objective scorer” Impartial Zone, Could, 2022

Jack Sadowski

Ahead, 6’0″, 179 lbs. Shoots Left
Hometown: Arlington, Massachusetts
DOB: July 29, 2006; 16 years, 3 months
Impartial Zone Score: 3.75 out of 5 Stars
Present Groups: Kimball Union Academy (New England Prep)/Islanders Hockey Membership 18U Prep (Japanese Hockey Federation)
Dedicated to UNH on August 9, 2022 at Age 16 years.

2022 Spotlight Reel

As a sophmore final season, Jack Sadowski was a prime scorer for Arlington Excessive Faculty, the Boston Junior Eagles 16U, and on the USA Hockey Choose 16 Growth Camp. The primary objective on this spotlight video is from Massachusetts Division 1 semifinal sport. The ultimate two objectives are from the Choose 16 camp.


I had a possibility to interview Jack Sadowski, through electronic mail, about his hockey profession and dedication to UNH:

Mike Lowry: Congratulations in your dedication to play for the College of New Hampshire. What are the principle causes you selected to decide to UNH?

Jack Sadowski: I selected to go to UNH as a result of it has at all times been a dream of mine to go there. I grew up going to video games on the Whit and watching UNH play since each my dad and mom graduated from there. My dad performed hockey there so it was one thing we at all times did collectively, watching UNH play. I knew as quickly as I toured UNH that I needed to go there.

Mike Lowry: Your Dad, John Sadowski, performed 4 seasons for UNH within the late 1990’s, together with the 1999 NCAA Nationwide Championship sport, and he was named the Hockey East “Finest Defensive Ahead” in his senior yr. He and future UNH head coach Mike Souza have been teammates all through their 4-year UNH taking part in careers. Did these elements enter into your determination to decide to UNH?

Jack Sadowski: Sure. I might positively say my dad going to UNH was an enormous motive I needed to go there. Rising up he was at all times telling me tales of what UNH needed to supply and the way a lot enjoyable he had on and off the ice. After listening to these tales about all of the enjoyable he had, I knew it was the place I needed to go.

I used to be so excited when Coach Souza and Coach Giuliano supplied me a spot. I used to be shocked and I’m actually wanting ahead to being a part of the UNH group. I actually assume it is an awesome match for me. .

Mike Lowry: What different school applications did you contemplate throughout the recruiting course of? Which faculties did you go to and which of them made a proposal to you?

Jack Sadowski: I knew that I needed to go someplace near residence and in Hockey East and when UNH gave me an opportunity, I didn’t hesitate very lengthy to commit there.

Lowry: Have you ever and the UNH coaches agreed on a goal date so that you can enroll as a freshman at UNH and be part of the group?

Sadowski: I’ve not likely been considering an excessive amount of about when I’ll attend there. I do know that I nonetheless have quite a lot of work left to do however I am wanting ahead to it, when the coaches really feel I’m prepared.

Lowry: At this stage in your improvement, what are the principle strengths of your sport? What areas are you attempting to enhance?

Sadowski: At this stage in my improvement, I might say my important strengths are my stick expertise like passing, stick dealing with, and creating performs. Some areas of my sport that I’m attempting to enhance on are my skating and protection.

Lowry: Final yr, as a sophomore at Arlington Excessive Faculty, you helped lead the Spy Ponders to the semifinals of the Massachusetts Excessive Faculty Division 1 Playoffs. Total, how would you describe your expertise taking part in 2 seasons to your hometown highschool?

Sadowski: I do not actually assume I can describe how superior it actually was. Nothing compares taking part in to your hometown. It was one of the best hockey expertise of my life. Day by day after college heading all the way down to the rink, to follow and getting the chance to characterize my city was actually one thing particular.

Then the playoff run final yr, that was unbelievable particularly taking part in with all of your buddies. Our entire group could be at our video games, cheering us on. As we stored successful increasingly more folks would come watch however sadly we fell in need of our objective however that last sport, the semifinals, it was one of the best.

Lowry: This yr, you propose to play for Kimball Union Academy in Meriden, New Hampshire. What went into your determination to transition from a public highschool to prep college?

Sadowski: I knew that ultimately I used to be going to have to depart Arlington if I needed to take the subsequent step in my hockey profession and training. I do know I made the suitable determination.

Lowry: Over the past two seasons, your midget hockey group – the Boston Junior Eagles – performed within the USA Hockey Nationwide Championships. Final spring, you led the Jr. Eagles 16U group to the semifinals scoring 7 objectives and 4 assists in 5 video games. As well as, you have been one of many prime scorers on the 2021 USA Hockey Choose 15 Participant Growth Camp and the 2022 Choose 16 Camp. How do you assume your expertise evaluate with the opposite prime US forwards born in 2006?

Sadowski: I believe my expertise evaluate fairly effectively though I am not the best skater. I’ve different components to my sport which might be proper up there with the highest guys within the US.

Lowry: Final Could, the Muskegon Lumberjacks chosen you within the sixth Spherical (eighty fifth Total) of the 2022 USHL Section I (Futures) Draft. Do you anticipate taking part in for Muskegon earlier than you enroll at UNH?

Sadowski: I might positively hope to play for Muskegon earlier than I am going to UNH. It is not going to solely assist me develop on the ice it can additionally give me time to grow old, larger, quicker, and stronger.

Lowry: When do you propose to graduate from highschool? What are your educational strengths and pursuits? Have you considered what you may main in if you enroll at UNH?

Sadowski: I plan to graduate highschool in 2024 from Kimball Union Academy. I might say my strengths are Historical past, Science and English and my weak spot is Math. I’ve not thought an excessive amount of about it however I am hoping to do one thing in enterprise.

Impartial Zone Scouting Reviews

Choose 16 USA Hockey Participant Growth Camp, July, 2022

“Sadowski is a good-sized, balanced skater out of Arlington HS (MA) who has glorious puck management and stickhandling potential. A sixth spherical decide by Muskegon within the USHL, he had a productive week right here offensively with a 3-5-8 line in 5 video games. He’s a gamer; of his 3 objectives he scored two of them got here on empty web objectives to seal video games and the opposite was the sport successful objective in his last sport of the camp on a deke transfer in tight and robust end. He additionally was the secondary help on two sport successful objectives, each of which he began the play.”

“Sadowski is robust on his edges, he could make fast stick strikes round defenders however may preserve possession by means of contact. He makes a cross within the impartial zone and instantly accelerates up ice and fills the lane attempting to get it again. He confirmed nice zip on his passes and will activate his factors from down low within the zone and fired a number of cross ice cross by means of the impartial zone that led to wash zone entries. He does attempt to get too cute at instances and over expose the puck when he’d be higher off defending it and making an easier play however he’s acquired apparent puck ability and poise. He may enhance his total pace, significantly his explosiveness in his first few steps, as a result of he doesn’t separate by means of the impartial zone and is at all times working with a defender tight on him but it surely’s onerous to disclaim his manufacturing as he was one of many main level producers within the camp.”

Ian Moran, October, 2021

“A 2006 taking part in u16 Boston Jr. Eagles, left wing, very good and artful, can really feel strain and welcomes opponents operating at him, reads gaps very effectively and does a superb job of slowing his tempo to control the hole into his favor, very apparent that he has hung out engaged on his skating and mechanics, distinctive processing, excessive stage contact, he’s going to have a blast this yr with Arlington.”

Youth & Excessive Faculty Hockey Statistics

Participant Season Group League GP Objectives Asst Pts PIM
Jack Sadowski (F) 2022-23 Kimball Union Academy New England Prep
Islanders Hockey Membership 18U Prep EHF 16U
Group White USA Choose 16 5 3 5 8 0
2021-22 Boston Jr. Eagles 16U USA 16U Nationals 5 7 4 11
Arlington Excessive Faculty USHS-Mass
Group Forest USA Choose 15 4 2 2 4 2
2021-22 Boston Jr. Eagles 14U USA 14U Nationals 3 1 0 1
Arlington Excessive Faculty USHS-Mass
2019-20 Boston Jr. Eagles 13U 13U AAA

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