Jake Wise


Player profile

  • Year Fifth
  • Height 5-10
  • Weight 185
  • Hometown Reading, Mass.
  • Previous School Boston University (HE)
  • Junior Team U.S. National Team Development Program
  • NHL Draft Chicago 2018 (Third Round)

College Career

  • Captain for the Buckeyes in 2022-23
  • Ohio State Scholar-Athlete
  • Entered fifth year with 85 collegiate games played, recording 45 points on 13 goals and 32 assists.
  • Transferred to Ohio State after playing three years at Boston University
  • NHL
  • Drafted by Chicago in the third round of the 2018 entry draft, No. 69 overall; attended team’s development camp in Summer 2022

Ohio State Career

2022-23 (Fifth Year, through Jan. 1)

  • Leads team with 20 points, ranking second with 13 assists and tied for third with seven goals
  • Tied for seventh in B1G with 1.0 points per game
  • Fourth in NCAA and first in B1G with 250 faceoff wins
  • Point in all but five games this season, including in 13 of last 15 (at least one assist in 12 of the 13)
  • Career-best three assists at LIU Nov. 26
  • Three-point game vs. Bentley Oct. 20, with two goals
  • Tied game in third period vs. Wisconsin Oct. 8 in comeback win
  • Goal and an assist in game two at Mercyhurst Oct. 2
  • Skated in 100th collegiate game Nov. 25 at LIU

2021-22 (Senior Season)

  • Tied for second on team with 10 goals, ranked second with 18 assists and stood third with 28 points; played in 35 games, missing Mercyhurst series in November
  • +15 on the year to tie for fourth on the squad; 14 games with +1 or better mark and just six games with a minus rating
  • Led forwards with 26 shot blocks; three Jan. 1 vs. LIU and two in seven games
  • Point in 20 games, with seven multi-point efforts; one three-point day and seven games with two points
  • Six-game point streak Dec. 10-Jan. 1, with three goals and an assist in the stretch
  • Three points in series vs. Wisconsin Feb. 4-5; power play goal in the third to tie game one and two assists in game two
  • Four points at Penn State Jan. 28-29; assist in game one before two goals and an assist for three points in game two, with +3 mark; game was first career game with multiple goals and three points
  • Scored in shootout at Wisconsin Jan. 9
  • Three points vs. LIU Dec. 31-Jan. 1, with goal in game one and goal and an assist in game two
  • Goal and an assist in comeback win vs. Bowling Green Dec. 16 and vs. Notre Dame Jan. 14
  • Three assists in series vs. Michigan Dec. 10-11, with two in game two
  • Two assists and +2 vs. Penn State Nov. 6
  • Goals Oct. 29 vs. Michigan State, Nov. 5 vs. Penn State (third period gamewinner in comeback win) and Nov. 12 at Minnesota
  • Assists Oct. 9 at Bentley (first OSU point), Oct. 15 vs. UConn, Dec. 3 at Notre Dame, Dec. 17 at Bowling Green, at Michigan Feb. 18 and vs. Penn State in Big Ten Tournament March 6
  • An Ohio State Scholar-Athlete

Prior to Ohio State

At Boston University

  • Skated in five games in 2020-21, with a goal and an assist
  • Saw action in 33 contests in 2019-20 and had 13 points, including 11 assists
  • Played in 12 games as a freshman in 2018-19, notching two helpers before missing rest of the season with injury; earned Hockey East Top Performer accolades Oct. 8, 2018

Junior Hockey

  • Played for U.S. National Under-18 Team in 2017-18, with 11 goals and 32 assists in 38 games
  • Captured silver medal with Team USA at 2018 U18 World Championship
  • Won gold medal and had most points at 2016 Youth Olympics with Team USA
  • Had 26 points, with eight goals and 18 assists, in 49 games with U.S. National Under-17 Team in 2016-17, along with three points in eight games with the U18 program
  • Played for two years at Central Catholic High School and had 83 points (32g, 51a)
  • Skated with Middlesex Junior Islanders, with 118 points, on 56 goals and 62 assists, in 2013-14


  • Son of Paul and Michele and has a younger brother, Luke
  • Sport industry major
  • Would like to stay in hockey after playing career is over, as an agent, coach or manager
  • Enjoys playing golf
  • Lived in Florida until he was 8 and played hockey there
  • Chose to wear No. 28 at Ohio State because his birthday is Feb. 28
  • Played with Joel Farabee of the Flyers at the US NTDP and BU and with Oliver Wahlstrom of the Islanders almost every year growing up and at the US NTDP
  • On why he chose Ohio State: “I chose Ohio State because of all of the history behind the program, not only in hockey but across the whole athletic department. I think Ohio State will be the perfect fit for me with the unbelievable coaching staff and the first class-facilities.”
  • Started skating at age 2 and playing hockey at 4; father played hockey when he was younger and got him on the ice at a young age

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