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2020-2021 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S Ctrct
GOALTENDERS
#31 Billy Christopoulos (G) 27 1994 Raleigh, NC, USA 6'2" 194 L
#34 Stefanos Lekkas (G) 25 1996 Elburn, IL, USA 6'0" 181 L
DEFENSEMEN
#8 Dylan Blujus (D) 27 1994 Buffalo, NY, USA 6'3" 203 R 20/21
Nick DeSimone (D) 26 1994 East Amherst, NY, USA 6'2" 194 R
#5 Casey Fitzgerald (D) 24 1997 North Reading, MA, USA 5'11" 181 R 20/21
#20 Ryan Jones (D) 24 1996 Crown Point, IN, USA 6'2" 185 L 20/21
#2 Oskari Laaksonen (D) 21 1999 Tampere, FIN 6'2" 165 R 22/23
#44
Griffin Luce (D) 23 1998 Williamsville, NY, USA 6'3" 216 L
#51 Alec McCrea (D) 26 1995 San Diego, CA, USA 6'3" 207 R
#77 Nicholas Welsh (D) 23 1997 Halifax, NS, CAN 5'10" 176 R 20/21
FORWARDS
#10 Brandon Biro (LW) 23 1998 Sherwood Park, AB, CAN 5'11" 165 L 21/22
#90 Dawson DiPietro (LW) 25 1995 Medina, OH, USA 5'11" 185 L 20/21
#40 Remi Elie (LW) 26 1995 Green Valley, ON, CAN 6'1" 216 L 20/21
#29 Dominic Franco (RW) 25 1996 Scituate, RI, USA 6'5" 218 R 20/21
#43 Brent Gates (C/LW) 23 1997 Grand Rapids, MI, USA 6'2" 198 L
Brandon Hawkins (RW) 26 1994 Macomb Township, MI, USA 5'10" 198 R
#13 Patrick McGrath (RW) 28 1993 Wilkes-Barre, PA, USA 5'10" 201 R
#28 Michael Mersch (LW)   “A” 28 1992 Park Ridge, IL, USA 6'2" 209 L Try-out
#81 Brett Murray (LW) 22 1998 Bolton, ON, CAN 6'4" 216 L 21/22
#15 Andrew Oglevie (C/RW)   “A” 26 1995 Fullerton, CA, USA 5'10" 181 R 21/22
#12 Matej Pekar (C/LW) 21 2000 Turnov, CZE 6'1" 185 L 22/23
#27 Patrick Polino (C) 26 1995 Buffalo, NY, USA 5'9" 172 R Try-out
#25 Jack Quinn (RW/LW) 19 2001 Ottawa, ON, CAN 6'0" 176 R 22/23
#21 Ryan Scarfo (C) 27 1994 North Chelmsford, MA, USA 6'0" 190 L
#19 C.J. Smith (LW) 26 1994 Des Moines, IA, USA 5'11" 183 L 20/21
#37 Dalton Smith (LW)   “A” 28 1992 Oshawa, ON, CAN 6'2" 205 L 20/21
Brendan Warren (LW) 23 1997 Carleton, MI, USA 6'0" 192 L
Position: G: 2, D: 8, F: 17 | Av Age: 24.74 years | Av Ht: 6'1" | Av Wt: 192 lbs | Compare with other teams

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Arena Information
  • Arena Name Blue Cross Arena at the War Memorial
  • Location Rochester, NY, USA
  • Capacity 10 424
  • Construction Year 1955
Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
04/19/2021
04/19/2021 Loan Joining Nick DeSimone (D) Joining from Vegas Golden Knights
04/19/2021 Loan Joining Brandon Hawkins (F) Joining from Fort Wayne Komets
04/18/2021
04/18/2021 Up/Down Leaving Mattias Samuelsson (D) Leaving for Buffalo Sabres
04/18/2021 Up/Down Joining C.J. Smith (F) Joining from Buffalo Sabres
04/18/2021 Up/Down Leaving Steven Fogarty (F) Leaving for Buffalo Sabres
04/18/2021 Up/Down Leaving Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen (G) Leaving for Buffalo Sabres
04/12/2021
04/12/2021 Loan Joining Stefanos Lekkas (G) Joining from Fort Wayne Komets
04/12/2021 Loan Joining Brent Gates (F) Joining from Indy Fuel
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
1956-1957 AHL 64 34 5 25 - - 224 199 73 1.14 3 Final loss
1957-1958 AHL 70 29 6 35 - - 205 242 64 0.91 5 Did not make playoffs
1958-1959 AHL 70 34 5 31 - - 242 209 73 1.04 3 Semifinal loss
1959-1960 AHL 72 40 5 27 - - 251 211 85 1.18 2 Final loss
1960-1961 AHL 72 32 4 36 - - 261 244 68 0.94 5 Did not make playoffs
1961-1962 AHL 70 33 6 31 - - 234 240 72 1.03 3 Quarterfinal loss
1962-1963 AHL 72 24 9 39 - - 241 270 57 0.79 3 Quarterfinal loss
1963-1964 AHL 72 40 2 30 - - 256 223 82 1.14 2 Quarterfinal loss
1964-1965 AHL 72 48 3 21 - - 310 199 99 1.38 1 Champion
1965-1966 AHL 72 46 5 21 - - 288 221 97 1.35 1 Champion
1966-1967 AHL 72 38 9 25 - - 300 223 85 1.18 2 Final loss
1967-1968 AHL 72 38 9 25 - - 273 233 85 1.18 1 Champion
1968-1969 AHL 74 25 11 38 - - 237 295 61 0.82 4 Did not make playoffs
1969-1970 AHL 72 18 16 38 - - 253 315 52 0.72 5 Did not make playoffs
1970-1971 AHL 72 25 11 36 - - 222 248 61 0.85 4 Did not make playoffs
1971-1972 AHL 76 28 10 38 - - 242 311 66 0.87 5 Did not make playoffs
1972-1973 AHL 76 33 12 31 - - 239 276 78 1.03 4 Division Semifinal loss
1973-1974 AHL 76 42 13 21 - - 296 248 97 1.28 1 Division Semifinal loss
1974-1975 AHL 76 42 9 25 - - 317 243 93 1.22 2 Division Final loss
1975-1976 AHL 76 42 9 25 - - 304 243 93 1.22 2 Division Final loss
1976-1977 AHL 80 42 5 33 - - 320 273 89 1.11 3 Final loss
1977-1978 AHL 81 43 7 31 - - 332 296 93 1.15 1 Division Final loss
1978-1979 AHL 80 26 12 42 - - 289 349 64 0.80 4 Did not make playoffs
1979-1980 AHL 80 28 10 42 - - 260 327 66 0.83 9 Division Semifinal loss
1980-1981 AHL 80 30 8 42 - - 295 316 68 0.85 5 Did not make playoffs
1981-1982 AHL 80 40 9 31 - - 325 286 89 1.11 2 Division Final loss
1982-1983 AHL 80 46 9 25 - - 389 325 101 1.26 1 Champion
1983-1984 AHL 80 46 2 32 - - 363 300 94 1.18 2 Final loss
1984-1985 AHL 80 40 13 27 - - 333 301 93 1.16 3 Division Semifinal loss
1985-1986 AHL 80 34 7 39 - - 320 337 75 0.94 6 Did not make playoffs
1986-1987 AHL 80 47 - 26 - 7 315 263 101 1.26 1 Champion
1987-1988 AHL 80 46 7 26 - 1 328 272 100 1.25 2 Division Semifinal loss
1988-1989 AHL 80 38 5 37 - - 305 302 81 1.01 5 Did not make playoffs
1989-1990 AHL 80 43 9 28 - - 337 286 95 1.19 1 Final loss
1990-1991 AHL 80 45 9 26 - - 326 253 99 1.24 1 Final loss
1991-1992 AHL 80 37 12 31 - - 292 248 86 1.08 2 Semifinal loss
1992-1993 AHL 80 40 7 33 - - 348 332 87 1.09 5 Final loss
1993-1994 AHL 80 31 15 34 - - 277 300 77 0.96 4 Division Semifinal loss
1994-1995 AHL 80 35 7 38 - - 300 304 77 0.96 4 Division Semifinal loss
1995-1996 AHL 80 37 5 34 - 4 294 297 83 1.04 3 Champion
1996-1997 AHL 80 40 9 30 - 1 298 257 90 1.13 1 Conference SF loss
1997-1998 AHL 80 30 12 38 - 0 238 260 72 0.90 5 Conference QF loss
1998-1999 AHL 80 52 6 21 - 1 287 176 111 1.39 1 Final loss
1999-2000 AHL 80 46 9 22 - 3 247 201 104 1.30 1 Final loss
2000-2001 AHL 80 46 9 22 - 3 224 192 104 1.30 1 Conference QF loss
2001-2002 AHL 80 32 15 30 - 3 206 211 82 1.03 2 Playoffs Qualifier loss
2002-2003 AHL 80 31 14 30 - 5 219 221 81 1.01 2 Playoffs Qualifier loss
2003-2004 AHL 80 37 10 28 - 5 207 188 89 1.11 3 Conference Final loss
2004-2005 AHL 80 51 - 19 - 10 243 208 112 1.40 1 Conference SF loss
2005-2006 AHL 80 30 - 39 7 4 261 270 78 0.98 5 Did not make playoffs
2006-2007 AHL 80 41 - 30 9 2 269 250 98 1.23 2 Conference QF loss
2007-2008 AHL 80 17 - 46 7 10 197 291 58 0.73 7 Did not make playoffs
2008-2009 AHL 80 22 - 43 7 8 184 259 66 0.83 7 Did not make playoffs
2009-2010 AHL 80 36 - 33 8 3 253 247 91 1.14 2 Conference QF loss
2010-2011 AHL 80 31 - 39 5 5 218 266 72 0.90 7 Did not make playoffs
2011-2012 AHL 76 26 - 26 10 14 224 221 86 1.13 2 Conference QF loss
2012-2013 AHL 76 31 - 29 12 4 234 209 90 1.18 2 Conference QF loss
2013-2014 AHL 76 37 - 28 - 11 216 217 85 1.12 2 Conference QF loss
2014-2015 AHL 76 23 - 41 6 6 209 251 64 0.84 5 Did not make playoffs
2015-2016 AHL 76 34 - 38 - 4 199 249 72 0.95 6 Did not make playoffs
2016-2017 AHL 76 32 - 41 - 3 205 240 67 0.88 6 Did not make playoffs
2017-2018 AHL 76 37 - 22 - 17 234 221 91 1.20 3 Conference QF loss
2018-2019 AHL 76 46 - 23 - 7 254 218 99 1.30 2 Conference QF loss
2019-2020 AHL 62 33 - 20 - 9 181 173 75 1.21 2 Playoffs Cancelled
2020-2021 AHL 19 8 - 8 - 3 61 76 19 1.00 5 -
Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
1996-1997 Spengler Cup 4 2 - 2 - - 13 19 4 1.00 3 Did not make playoffs
2013-2014 Spengler Cup 2 0 - 2 0 0 3 9 0 0.00 3 Playoffs Qualifier loss

Stars and Cult Players

Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Cason Hohmann (F) 2020-2021 EC Bad Nauheim DEL2 49 20 59 79 48
2. Justin Danforth (F) 2020-2021 Vityaz Podolsk KHL 58 23 32 55 50
3. Michal Repik (F) 2020-2021 HC Sparta Praha Czech 52 26 27 53 34
4. Jordan Knackstedt (F) 2020-2021 Dresdner Eislöwen DEL2 43 23 28 51 32
5. Judd Blackwater (F) 2020-2021 SC Csíkszereda Erste Liga 31 16 33 49 -
6. Brodie Reid (F) 2020-2021 Kansas City Mavericks ECHL 47 18 30 48 10
7. Jason Akeson (F) 2020-2021 Kölner Haie DEL 38 12 33 45 8
8. Rick Schofield (F) 2020-2021 EC Salzburg ICEHL 40 16 27 43 10
9. Allan McPherson (F) 2020-2021 HKM Zvolen Slovakia 39 15 28 43 26
10. Sahir Gill (F) 2020-2021 Villacher SV ICEHL 49 16 24 40 4
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jody Gage (F) 653 351 377 728
2. Dick Gamble (F) 570 300 265 565
3. Bronco Horvath (F) 473 199 343 542
4. Gerry Ehman (F) 465 237 283 520
5. Chris Taylor (F) 519 142 339 481
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jody Gage (F) 653 351 377 728
2. Dick Gamble (F) 570 300 265 565
3. Gerry Ehman (F) 465 237 283 520
4. Bronco Horvath (F) 473 199 343 542
5. Stan Smrke (F) 513 197 239 436
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jody Gage (F) 653 351 377 728
2. Bronco Horvath (F) 473 199 343 542
3. Chris Taylor (F) 519 142 339 481
4. Gerry Ehman (F) 465 237 283 520
5. Dick Gamble (F) 570 300 265 565
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Scott Metcalfe (F) 499 137 349 1424
2. Jim Hofford (D) 319 10 71 1212
3. Daniel Frawley (F) 456 95 233 1040
4. Sean McMorrow (F) 220 4 9 1020
5. Norm Armstrong (F) 566 166 391 973
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jody Gage (F) 653 351 377 728
2. Dick Gamble (F) 570 300 265 565
3. Norm Armstrong (F) 566 166 225 391
4. Chris Taylor (F) 519 142 339 481
5. Stan Smrke (F) 513 197 239 436
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Bobby Schmautz (F) 7 7 15 2.143
2. Johnny Wilson (F) 2 2 4 2.000
3. Larry Floyd (F) 1 0 2 2.000
4. John Lilley (F) 1 0 2 2.000
5. Paul Gardner (F) 71 61 112 1.577
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Geordie Robertson (F) 1982-1983 AHL 72 46 73 119 1.65 83
2. Doug Gibson (F) 1974-1975 AHL 75 44 72 116 1.55 31
3. Paul Gardner (F) 1985-1986 AHL 71 61 51 112 1.58 16
4. Bronco Horvath (F) 1964-1965 AHL 72 38 68 106 1.47 24
5. Jody Gage (F) 1987-1988 AHL 76 60 44 104 1.37 46
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Paul Gardner (F) 1985-1986 AHL 71 61 51 112 1.58 16
2. Jody Gage (F) 1987-1988 AHL 76 60 44 104 1.37 46
3. Ken Priestlay (F) 1988-1989 AHL 64 56 37 93 1.45 60
4. Mal Davis (F) 1983-1984 AHL 71 55 48 103 1.45 53
5. Murray Kuntz (F) 1973-1974 AHL 73 51 31 82 1.12 33
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Geordie Robertson (F) 1982-1983 AHL 72 46 73 119 1.65 83
2. Doug Gibson (F) 1974-1975 AHL 75 44 72 116 1.55 31
3. Art Stratton (F) 1973-1974 AHL 76 24 71 95 1.25 118
4. Jean-François Sauvé (F) 1982-1983 AHL 73 30 69 99 1.36 10
5. Bronco Horvath (F) 1964-1965 AHL 72 38 68 106 1.47 24
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Rob Ray (F) 1988-1989 AHL 74 11 18 29 0.39 446
2. Andrew Peters (F) 2001-2002 AHL 67 4 1 5 0.07 388
3. Kevin Kerr (F) 1987-1988 AHL 72 18 11 29 0.40 352
4. Rob Ray (F) 1989-1990 AHL 43 2 13 15 0.35 335
5. Jim Hofford (D) 1987-1988 AHL 69 3 15 18 0.26 322
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2020-2021 6'1" 192 lbs 24.74
2019-2020 6'1" 194 lbs 25.74
2018-2019 6'1" 197 lbs 25.29
2017-2018 6'1" 196 lbs 24.92
2016-2017 6'1" 201 lbs 24.32
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