Jake Wise


Player profile

  • Year Senior
  • 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

  • Transferred to Ohio State after playing three years at Boston University
  • Entered senior year with 50 collegiate games played, with three goals and 14 assists for 17 points


  • Drafted by Chicago in the third round of the 2018 entry draft, No. 69 overall

Ohio State Career

2021-22 (Senior Season, through Dec. 17)

  • Tied for second on the team with 10 assists and third with 14 points; played in 16 games; missed Mercyhurst series with illness
  • Ended first half on four-game point streak (1g, 5a, 6p) and had a point in 11 of 16 games
  • Goal and an assist in comeback win vs. Bowling Green Dec. 16
  • 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 and Dec. 17 at Bowling Green

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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