Team Facts
Plays in - Team colours Red + Black + Yellow Town Bloomington, IL, USA Founded 2011

2012-2013 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#35 Dan Dunn (G) 34 1988 Oshawa, ON, CAN 6'5" 216 L
#30
Gerry Festa (G) 39 1984 Calgary, AB, CAN 5'10" 174 R
#1 Ross MacKinnon (G) 35 1987 Manchester, CT, USA 6'0" 185 L
#35 Nick Niedert (G) 40 1982 Hudson, IA, USA 5'8" 185 L
#38 Pier-Olivier Pelletier (G) 35 1987 St-Louis-du-Ha! Ha!, QC, CAN 6'2" 176 L
DEFENSEMEN
#10 Aaron Dawson (D) 37 1985 Peoria, IL, USA 6'5" 218 L
#4 Tysen Dowzak (D) 34 1988 Fergus Falls, MN, USA 6'5" 227 L
#52
Jesse Dudas (D) 34 1988 St. Albert, AB, CAN 6'2" 216 R
#28 Nello Ferrara (D) 46 1976 Chicago, IL, USA 5'11" 194 L
#4 Leland Fidler (D) 34 1988 Waltham, MA, USA 6'1" 190 R
#52 Jeremy Gates (D) 35 1987 Jackson, MI, USA 6'4" 201 L
#12 Travis Granbois (D/F) 37 1985 Campbell River, BC, CAN 6'1" 201 R
#21 Nicholas Kuqali (D) 37 1985 Dallas, TX, USA 6'3" 209 R
#7 Steve Makway (D) 39 1983 Trail, BC, CAN 6'5" 243 L
#21 Ryan Palmer (D) 39 1983 Groton, MA, USA 6'3" 212 L
#5 Nicholas Rioux (D) 36 1986 Riviere-du-Loup, QC, CAN 6'1" 194 L
#21 Matt Suderman (D) 1983 Winnipeg, MB, CAN 6'3" 236 L
#23 Michael Trebish (D) 33 1989 Yorkton, SK, CAN 6'1" 201 L
#24 Jeff Winchester (D) 41 1981 Dalhousie, NB, CAN 6'2" 203 L
FORWARDS
#24 Daniel Barczuk (LW) 34 1988 Livonia, MI, USA 6'0" 190 L
#28 Jay Barriball (LW/RW) 35 1987 Prior Lake, MN, USA 5'9" 170 R
#17 Kyle Bochek (C) 34 1988 Port Severn, ON, CAN 6'0" 194 L
#27 Jon Booras (C) 40 1982 Billings, MT, USA 5'11" 181 L
#19 Tom Boudreau (C) 39 1983 Oak Lawn, IL, USA 5'8" 165 L
#71 David Gilbert (C/LW) 31 1991 Châteauguay, QC, CAN 6'2" 185 L
#22 Phil Ginand (C) 34 1988 Milford, MA, USA 6'2" 190 L
#26
Tyler Gron (RW/C) 33 1989 Spruce Grove, AB, CAN 5'11" 201 R
#42 Matt Larke (RW) 35 1987 Oxford, MI, USA 6'0" 190 R
#26 Kyle Laughlin (F) 38 1984 Gambrills, MD, USA 6'0" 190 -
#25 Nicklas Lindberg (C) 42 1980 Stockholm, SWE 5'11" 190 L
#19
Brett Lutes (LW) 41 1982 Riverview, NB, CAN 6'1" 187 L
#22 Shawn McNulty (LW) 34 1988 Campbell River, BC, CAN 6'0" 190 R
#23 Brayden Metz (C) 32 1990 Regina, SK, CAN 6'0" 185 L
#52 Sean O'Connor (RW) 36 1987 Brownstown, MI, USA 5'11" 181 R
#20 Matt Puntureri (C/RW) 37 1985 Wampum, PA, USA 5'11" 198 L
#26 Leo Thomas (F) 41 1981 Toronto, ON, CAN 5'11" 194 R
#22 Charlie Townsend (F) 35 1987 Pennington, NJ, USA 6'3" 205 R
#19 Sébastien Trudeau (RW) 31 1991 Québec, QC, CAN 5'9" 183 R
#16 Jared Walker (LW) 37 1986 Winnipeg, MB, CAN 6'3" 192 L
Position: G: 4, D: 12, F: 16 | Av Age: 26.16 years | Av Ht: 6'1" | Av Wt: 197 lbs | Compare with other teams
Team Staff
Team staff history
Demographics
Nationality
Team Facts
Nationalities 19 players
19 players
1 player
Experience Bloomington Blaze: 1 384 GP
WC: 7 GP
HockeyAllsvenskan: 31 GP
Czechia: 41 GP
AHL: 150 GP
Team Captains
Team captaincy history
Arena Information
Arena Name Grossinger Motors Arena Location Bloomington, IL, USA Capacity 6 000 Construction Year 2006
Games
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
10/05/2013
10/05/2013 Confirmed Leaving Travis Granbois (F) Leaving for Bloomington Thunder
10/03/2013
10/03/2013 Confirmed Leaving Nicholas Rioux (D) Leaving for Quad City Mallards
09/20/2013
09/20/2013 Confirmed Leaving Leo Thomas (F) Leaving for Mississippi RiverKings
09/17/2013
09/17/2013 Confirmed Leaving Steve Makway (D) Leaving for St. Charles Chill
08/29/2013
08/29/2013 Confirmed Leaving Jared Walker (F) Leaving for Wichita Thunder
08/22/2013
08/22/2013 Confirmed Leaving Nicklas Lindberg (F) Leaving for Pensacola Ice Flyers
08/13/2013
08/13/2013 Confirmed Leaving Nicholas Kuqali (D) Leaving for Mississippi Surge
07/23/2013
07/23/2013 Confirmed Leaving Tysen Dowzak (D) Leaving for Dundee Stars
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
2011-2012 CHL 66 24 - 35 - 7 183 244 55 0.83 7 Did not make playoffs
2012-2013 CHL 66 28 - 36 - 2 230 246 58 0.88 9 Did not make playoffs
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Jerry Pollastrone (F) 2022-2023 EC Bad Nauheim DEL2 43 13 24 37 4
2. Matt Puntureri (F) 2022-2023 Istanbul Büyükşehir SK Turkey 15 13 20 33 14
3. Sébastien Trudeau (F) 2022-2023 Strasbourg France2 20 7 13 20 10
4. Tyler Gron (F) 2022-2023 Eispiraten Crimmitschau DEL2 40 5 9 14 30
5. David Gilbert (F) 2022-2023 Belfast Giants EIHL 35 4 8 12 6
6. David Gilbert (F) 2022-2023 Belfast Giants EIHL Cup 10 5 0 5 2
7. Sébastien Trudeau (F) 2022-2023 Strasbourg French Cup 2 1 3 4 0
8. David Gilbert (F) 2022-2023 Belfast Giants Champions HL 6 1 0 1 0
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jon Booras (F) 118 59 80 139
2. Travis Granbois (D) 125 24 47 71
3. Nicklas Lindberg (F) 47 14 39 53
4. Vladimir Nikiforov (F) 51 21 30 51
5. Matt Larke (F) 53 19 28 47
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jon Booras (F) 118 59 80 139
2. Travis Granbois (D) 125 24 47 71
3. Kyle Laughlin (F) 64 22 19 41
4. Vladimir Nikiforov (F) 51 21 30 51
5. David Gilbert (F) 49 21 19 40
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jon Booras (F) 118 59 80 139
2. Travis Granbois (D) 125 24 47 71
3. Nicklas Lindberg (F) 47 14 39 53
4. Steve Makway (D) 60 13 32 45
5. Vladimir Nikiforov (F) 51 21 30 51
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Travis Granbois (D) 125 24 71 243
2. Craig Cescon (D) 64 2 13 180
3. Steve Makway (D) 60 13 45 151
4. Ryan Palmer (D) 104 6 18 133
5. Jon Booras (F) 118 59 139 130
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Travis Granbois (D) 125 24 47 71
2. Jon Booras (F) 118 59 80 139
3. Aaron Dawson (D) 112 11 29 40
4. Ryan Palmer (D) 104 6 12 18
5. Nicholas Rioux (D) 66 7 20 27
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Jon Booras (F) 118 59 139 1.18
2. Brett Lutes (F) 19 8 22 1.16
3. Nicklas Lindberg (F) 47 14 53 1.13
4. Tyler Gron (F) 31 21 35 1.13
5. Vladimir Nikiforov (F) 51 21 51 1.00
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Jon Booras (F) 2012-2013 CHL 66 32 54 86 1.30 60
2. Jon Booras (F) 2011-2012 CHL 52 27 26 53 1.02 70
3. Nicklas Lindberg (F) 2012-2013 CHL 47 14 39 53 1.13 35
4. Vladimir Nikiforov (F) 2011-2012 CHL 51 21 30 51 1.00 18
5. Matt Larke (F) 2012-2013 CHL 53 19 28 47 0.89 23
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Jon Booras (F) 2012-2013 CHL 66 32 54 86 1.30 60
2. Jon Booras (F) 2011-2012 CHL 52 27 26 53 1.02 70
3. Kyle Laughlin (F) 2011-2012 CHL 62 22 19 41 0.66 12
4. Vladimir Nikiforov (F) 2011-2012 CHL 51 21 30 51 1.00 18
5. David Gilbert (F) 2012-2013 CHL 49 21 19 40 0.82 22
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Jon Booras (F) 2012-2013 CHL 66 32 54 86 1.30 60
2. Nicklas Lindberg (F) 2012-2013 CHL 47 14 39 53 1.13 35
3. Travis Granbois (D) 2012-2013 CHL 65 14 33 47 0.72 143
4. Steve Makway (D) 2012-2013 CHL 60 13 32 45 0.75 151
5. Vladimir Nikiforov (F) 2011-2012 CHL 51 21 30 51 1.00 18
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Craig Cescon (D) 2011-2012 CHL 64 2 11 13 0.20 180
2. Steve Makway (D) 2012-2013 CHL 60 13 32 45 0.75 151
3. Travis Granbois (D) 2012-2013 CHL 65 14 33 47 0.72 143
4. Kyle Bochek (F) 2012-2013 CHL 55 12 25 37 0.67 121
5. Travis Granbois (D) 2011-2012 CHL 60 10 14 24 0.40 100
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
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