Potential Arrival at UND: 2014/15
Birthday: June 18th, 1996
Hometown: Clarkston, MI
Profiles & Press Clippings:
- USHL 2013-14 Profile/Stat Page
- Elite Prospect Profile Page
- Brad Schlossman Blog: Commitment Post
- North Bay Nugget: US Comes Calling For Another Mantha (Aug 2013)
- Sioux City Musketeers: Musketeers Tender Belle Tire U-16 D-man Ryan Mantha (April 2012)
- Sault Ste. Marie This Week: Around the Rink - Deep Rooted Hockey Bloodlines (April 2012)
- North Bay Nugget: New Generation Carries on Mantha Hockey Tradition (Sept 2010)
- He is the nephew of former NHL defenseman Maurice "Moe" Mantha, Jr, who played in 656 NHL games with five different organizations.
- He will play for the Sioux City Musketeers of the USHL.
- He participated in the 2013 All-American Prospects Game as one of the top American-born prospects eligible for the 2014 NHL Draft.
- In September he was listed as a B skater on the NHL Central Scouting Service's Preliminary Watchlist for the 2014 NHL Draft.
- In August he was a member of the USA Hockey Under-18 Select team that took part in the Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup.
- In July he participated in USA Hockey's Select 17 Development Camp, earning camp All-Star honors after recording one assist in six games on his way to earning a spot on Team USA's Under-18 Select team roster.
- Playing for the Sioux City Musketeers (USHL), he registered seven points (1G, 6A) in 52 games while finishing second on the team with a +15 rating.
- He was invited to participate in the USA Hockey National Team Development Program 2012 Evaluation Camp.
- Played for the Detroit Belle Tire U-16 Midget Minor team, producing 22 points (8G, 14A) in 38 games.
- He played for the Detroit Little Caesars 1996 team, registering 21 points (6G, 15A) in 59 games.