Zach Whitecloud Vegas Golden Knights logo

Age 25 Nov 28, 1996
Brandon CAN
Defense shoots right
6'2" 188 cm
209 lbs 95 kg
ELC Signing Age 21
Waivers Signing Age 21
UFA Year 2024
Agent Dean Grillo

Transaction History
Apr 29, 2022 Vegas Golden Knights | Zach Whitecloud | Whitecloud recorded a goal and an assist in Friday's 7-4 win over the Blues.
Apr 20, 2022 Vegas Golden Knights | Zach Whitecloud | Whitecloud notched an assist and three hits in Wednesday's 4-3 overtime win over the Capitals.
Apr 9, 2022 Vegas Golden Knights | Zach Whitecloud | Whitecloud scored a goal on four shots, added four hits, blocked two shots, served two PIM and went plus-3 in Saturday's 6-1 win over the Coyotes.
Mar 26, 2022 Vegas Golden Knights | Zach Whitecloud | Whitecloud will be in the lineup against Chicago on Saturday after clearing the (NHL)'s COVID-19 protocols, Jesse Granger of The Athletic reports.
Mar 21, 2022 Vegas Golden Knights | Zach Whitecloud | Whitecloud was placed in COVID-19 protocols and will not play Monday against the Wild, Ben Gotz of the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports.
Mar 16, 2022 Vegas Golden Knights | Zach Whitecloud | Whitecloud logged an assist and two hits in Tuesday's 7-3 loss to the Jets.
Mar 4, 2022 Vegas Golden Knights | Zach Whitecloud | Whitecloud logged an assist, five blocked shots and two shots on goal in Friday's 5-4 win over the Ducks.
Feb 25, 2022 Vegas Golden Knights | Zach Whitecloud | Whitecloud logged an assist, two blocked shots and two PIM in Friday's 3-1 loss to the Coyotes.
Feb 25, 2022 Vegas Golden Knights | Zach Whitecloud | Whitecloud (foot) will be in the lineup Friday in Arizona, Ben Gotz of the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports.
Feb 23, 2022 Vegas Golden Knights | Zach Whitecloud | Whitecloud (foot) is possible to return for the upcoming back-to-back against the Coyotes and Avalanche starting Friday, Jesse Granger of The Athletic reports Wednesday.
Feb 8, 2022 Vegas Golden Knights | Zach Whitecloud | Whitecloud (foot) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday, David Schoen of the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports.
Feb 7, 2022 Vegas Golden Knights | Zach Whitecloud | Whitecloud has sustained a broken bone in his foot, Jesse Granger of The Athletic reports.
Jan 31, 2022 Vegas Golden Knights | Zach Whitecloud | Whitecloud will not be in the lineup versus Buffalo on Tuesday due to an undisclosed injury, David Schoen of the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports.
Jan 27, 2022 Vegas Golden Knights | Zach Whitecloud | Whitecloud netted a goal in a 4-1 loss to the Panthers on Thursday.
Jan 25, 2022 Vegas Golden Knights | Zach Whitecloud | Whitecloud (back) is in Tuesday's lineup against the Hurricanes, Gary Lawless of the Golden Knights' official site reports.
Jan 24, 2022 Vegas Golden Knights | Zach Whitecloud | Whitecloud (back) will not participate in Monday's road game against Washington.
Jan 20, 2022 Vegas Golden Knights | Zach Whitecloud | Whitecloud's back "seized up" on him during warmups, leading to him being scratched Thursday, Jesse Granger of The Athletic reports.
Jan 20, 2022 Vegas Golden Knights | Zach Whitecloud | Whitecloud (upper body) was scratched from Thursday's lineup, Jesse Granger of The Athletic reports.
Jan 2, 2022 Vegas Golden Knights | Zach Whitecloud | Whitecloud logged two assists, three blocked shots, two shots on net, two PIM and a plus-2 rating in Sunday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Jets.
Dec 29, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Zach Whitecloud | Whitecloud notched an assist, five blocked shots, two hits, two shots on net and a plus-2 rating in Tuesday's 6-3 win over the Kings.
Dec 21, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Zach Whitecloud | Whitecloud provided an assist and blocked three shots in Tuesday's 4-3 loss to the Lightning.
Dec 19, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Zach Whitecloud | Whitecloud logged an assist, two shots on net and two blocked shots in Sunday's 4-3 shootout win over the Islanders.
Dec 12, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Zach Whitecloud | Whitecloud scored twice on five shots, blocked three shots, added two PIM and went plus-2 in Sunday's 6-4 win over the Wild.
Dec 1, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Zach Whitecloud | Whitecloud scored a shorthanded goal on three shots, blocked three shots and added two hits in Wednesday's 6-5 loss to the Ducks.
Nov 18, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Zach Whitecloud | Whitecloud scored two goals, logged three hits and blocked two shots in Thursday's 5-2 win over the Red Wings.
Nov 18, 2021 Activated Vegas Golden Knights | Zach Whitecloud | Whitecloud (lower body) has been activated from injured reserve and is expected to play Thursday versus the Red Wings, Jesse Granger of The Athletic reports.
Nov 18, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Zach Whitecloud | Whitecloud (lower body) is nearing a return and could play Thursday against Detroit, Jesse Granger of The Athletic reports.
Oct 28, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Zach Whitecloud | Whitecloud (lower body) signed a six-year, $16.5 million contract extension with the Golden Knights on Thursday.
Oct 23, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Zach Whitecloud | Whitecloud is considered week-to-week with a lower-body injury, Jesse Granger of The Athletic reports.
Oct 22, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Zach Whitecloud | Whitecloud (lower body) missed the third of Friday's game versus the Oilers. Head coach Pete DeBoer didn't have an update on his status after the game, David Schoen of the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports.
Oct 11, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Zach Whitecloud | Whitecloud (lower body) is expected to be an option for Tuesday's Opening Night matchup with Seattle, David Schoen of the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports.
Oct 9, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Zach Whitecloud | Whitecloud (lower body) will not return to Saturday's game versus the Sharks, David Schoen of the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports.
Jun 14, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Zach Whitecloud | Whitecloud recorded an assist, two shots on goal, two hits and a plus-2 rating in Monday's 4-1 win over the Canadiens in Game 1.
Jun 6, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Zach Whitecloud | Whitecloud recorded an assist, three hits, two blocked shots and two PIM in Sunday's 5-1 win over the Avalanche in Game 4.
May 28, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Zach Whitecloud | Whitecloud scored a goal, blocked three shots and went plus-3 in Friday's 6-2 win over the Wild in Game 7.
May 22, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Zach Whitecloud | Whitecloud posted an assist, four PIM and two hits in Saturday's 4-0 win over the Wild in Game 4.
May 12, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Zach Whitecloud | Whitecloud produced an assist, two hits and a plus-2 rating in Wednesday's 6-0 win over the Sharks.
May 7, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Zach Whitecloud | Whitecloud posted an assist, three shots on goal, two blocked shots and a plus-2 rating in Friday's 4-3 overtime win over the Blues.
Apr 18, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Zach Whitecloud | Whitecloud provided an assist and two blocked shots in Sunday's 5-2 win over the Ducks.
Apr 14, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Zach Whitecloud | Whitecloud produced an assist, three shots on goal and four hits in Wednesday's 6-2 win over the Kings.
Apr 11, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Zach Whitecloud | Whitecloud (upper body) will play in Sunday's game versus the Coyotes, David Schoen of the Las Vegas Review Journal reports.
Apr 9, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Zach Whitecloud | Whitecloud (upper body) won't play Friday versus Arizona, but he could be an option for Sunday's rematch with the Coyotes, David Schoen of the Las Vegas Review Journal reports.
Apr 5, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Zach Whitecloud | Whitecloud (upper body) won't play Monday or Wednesday against the Blues, Jesse Granger of The Athletic reports.
Apr 3, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Zach Whitecloud | Whitecloud (upper body) will not play Saturday versus the Wild, Jesse Granger of The Athletic reports.
Apr 1, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Zach Whitecloud | Whitecloud (upper body) won't play Thursday versus the Wild.
Mar 31, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Zach Whitecloud | Whitecloud (undisclosed) left Wednesday's contest late in the third period, Jesse Granger of The Athletic reports.
Mar 29, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Zach Whitecloud | Whitecloud produced an assist, two blocked shots and a plus-2 rating in Monday's 4-1 win over the Kings.
Mar 17, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Zach Whitecloud | Whitecloud produced an assist, four shots on goal and two hits in Wednesday's 5-4 win over the Sharks.
Feb 14, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Zach Whitecloud | Whitecloud notched an assist, three blocked shots and two hits in Sunday's 1-0 win over the Avalanche.
Feb 9, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Zach Whitecloud | Whitecloud scored a goal and blocked two shots in Tuesday's 5-4 win over the Ducks.
Feb 7, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Zach Whitecloud | Whitecloud scored a goal and added four hits in Sunday's 4-3 win over the Kings.
Jan 25, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Zach Whitecloud | Whitecloud is drawing praise from Golden Knights coach Peter DeBoer, who said the defenseman is on an "amazing trajectory," Jesse Granger of The Athletic reports.
Jan 18, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Zach Whitecloud | Whitecloud managed an assist, two shots on goal and a plus-2 rating in Monday's 4-2 win over the Coyotes.
Mar 22, 2020 Vegas Golden Knights | signed D Zach Whitecloud to a two-year, $1.45 million contract extension.
Feb 25, 2020 Recalled Vegas Golden Knights | recalled D Zach Whitecloud from Chicago (AHL).
Feb 24, 2020 Assigned Vegas Golden Knights | assigned D Zach Whitecloud to Chicago (AHL).
Feb 20, 2020 Assigned Vegas Golden Knights | assigned D Zach Whitecloud to Chicago (AHL).
Feb 19, 2020 Recalled Vegas Golden Knights | recalled D Zach Whitecloud from Chicago (AHL).
Feb 18, 2020 Assigned Vegas Golden Knights | assigned D Zach Whitecloud to Chicago (AHL).
Feb 3, 2020 Recalled Vegas Golden Knights | recalled D Zach Whitecloud from Chicago (AHL).
Feb 2, 2020 Assigned Vegas Golden Knights | assigned D Zach Whitecloud to Chicago (AHL).
Feb 1, 2020 Recalled Vegas Golden Knights | recalled D Zach Whitecloud from Chicago (AHL).
Oct 22, 2019 Assigned Vegas Golden Knights | assigned D Zach Whitecloud to Chicago (AHL).
Oct 22, 2019 Activated Vegas Golden Knights | activated D Zach Whitecloud from non-roster injured reserve.
Mar 8, 2018 Vegas Golden Knights | signed D Zach Whitecloud to a three-year, entry-level contract.
2021-2022 Regular Season Stats

Zach Whitecloud
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Vegas Golden Knights Vegas Golden Knights logo 59 8 11 19 21 20 984 58.20 54.80 1.00 52.80 -1.30 0.43 1.10
Zach Whitecloud Stats by Elite Prospects Zach Whitecloud Advanced Stats by
Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2011-2012 Brandon Wheat Kings U18 AAA MU18HL 8 0 0 0 4
2012-2013 Portage Terriers MJHL 1 0 0 0 0
2012-2013 Central Plains Capitals U18 AAA MU18HL 43 1 5 6 92 Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0
2013-2014 Brandon Wheat Kings U18 AAA MU18HL 43 8 13 21 59 Playoffs 8 0 3 3 0
2013-2014 Virden Oil Capitals MJHL 1 0 0 0 0 Playoffs 6 1 0 1 0
2014-2015 Virden Oil Capitals MJHL 57 3 7 10 42 Playoffs 10 1 3 4 0
2015-2016 Virden Oil Capitals MJHL 59 6 34 40 105 Playoffs 7 2 3 5 0
2016-2017 Bemidji State Univ. NCAA 41 3 14 17 41
2017-2018 Bemidji State Univ. NCAA 36 4 15 19 8
2017-2018 Team Canada International 2 0 1 1 0
2017-2018 Vegas Golden Knights NHL 1 0 0 0 0
2018-2019 Chicago Wolves AHL 74 6 22 28 52 Playoffs 22 3 12 15 0
2019-2020 Chicago Wolves AHL 35 2 5 7 18
2019-2020 Vegas Golden Knights NHL 16 0 1 1 4 211 61.50 67.10 8.50 60.00 2.40 0.28 Playoffs 20 2 1 3 0
2020-2021 Vegas Golden Knights NHL 51 2 10 12 24 769 56.50 51.90 -1.50 51.60 -2.30 0.16 0.86 Playoffs 19 1 3 4 0
2021-2022 Vegas Golden Knights NHL 59 8 11 19 20 984 58.20 54.80 1.00 52.80 -1.30 0.43 1.10
2021-2022 Canada WC 10 2 2 4 6
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Active Contract

Signing Team Vegas Golden Knights logo
Signing Date October 28, 2021
Signing Status RFA
Agent Dean Grillo
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Potential Lockout Year
Standard Contract | 6 Years $16,500,000 3.33% of cap space
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Cap Hit $2,750,000 $2,750,000 $2,750,000 $2,750,000 $2,750,000 $2,750,000
UFA
AAV $2,750,000 $2,750,000 $2,750,000 $2,750,000 $2,750,000 $2,750,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $2,750,000 $2,750,000 $2,750,000 $2,750,000 $2,750,000 $2,750,000
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Total Salary $2,750,000 $2,750,000 $2,750,000 $2,750,000 $2,750,000 $2,750,000
Minors Salary $2,750,000 $2,750,000 $2,750,000 $2,750,000 $2,750,000 $2,750,000
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Contract History

Signing Team Vegas Golden Knights logo
Signing Date March 22, 2020
Signing Status RFA
Agent Dean Grillo
Standard Contract | 2 Years $1,450,000 0.89% of cap space
2020-2021 2021-2022
Cap Hit $725,000 $725,000
RFA
AAV $725,000 $725,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $700,000 $750,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $700,000 $750,000
Minors Salary $700,000 $750,000
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UFA Year
Signing Team Vegas Golden Knights logo
Signing Date March 8, 2018
Agent Dean Grillo
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,775,000 1.23% of cap space
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020
Cap Hit $925,000 $925,000 $925,000
RFA
AAV $1,491,666 $1,491,666 $1,491,666
Performance Bonuses $0 $850,000 $850,000
Base Salary $832,500 $832,500 $832,500
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500 $92,500
Total Salary $925,000 $925,000 $925,000
Minors Salary $70,000 $70,000 $70,000
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