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1996-1997 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
Don Beaupre (G) 59 1961 Kitchener, ON, CAN 5'8" 150 L
Les Kuntar (G) 51 1969 Elma, NY, USA 6'2" 194 L
Mark McArthur (G) 45 1975 East York, ON, CAN 5'11" 190 L
Tommy Söderström (G) 51 1969 Stockholm, SWE 5'9" 165 L
DEFENSEMEN
Rod Aldoff (D) 50 1971 Lethbridge, AB, CAN 5'10" 196 L
Shawn Anderson (D) 53 1968 Montréal, QC, CAN 6'1" 192 L
Vladimir Chebaturkin (D) 45 1975 Surgut, RUS 6'3" 220 L
Jason Courtemanche (D) 50 1970 Hartford, CT, USA 6'1" 216 L
Gord Dineen (D)   “C” 58 1962 Toronto, ON, CAN 6'0" 196 R
Shannon Finn (D) 49 1972 Toronto, ON, CAN 6'2" 194 L
Doug Houda (D) 54 1966 Blairmore, AB, CAN 6'2" 207 R
Marc Hussey (D) 45 1975 Chatham, NB, CAN 6'4" 209 R
Bernie John (D) 48 1972 Sudbury, ON, CAN 5'11" 190 L
Gord Mark (D) 56 1964 Edmonton, AB, CAN 6'4" 218 R
Glen Mears (D/RW) 48 1972 Anchorage, AK, USA 6'3" 220 R
Joby Messier (D) 51 1970 Regina, SK, CAN 6'0" 201 R
Rod Miller (D) 51 1970 Prince Albert, SK, CAN 6'1" 205 L
Jaroslav Modrý (D) 50 1971 Ceske Budejovice, CZE 6'1" 218 L
Tom Pederson (D) 51 1970 Bloomington, MN, USA 5'10" 187 R
Dmitri Rodin (D) 46 1975 Tallinn, EST 6'2" 214 R
Kurt Seher (D) 47 1973 Lethbridge, AB, CAN 6'2" 201 L
Jeff Sharples (D) 53 1967 Terrace, BC, CAN 5'9" 190 L
Jeff Sirkka (D) 52 1968 Sudbury, ON, CAN 6'0" 194 L
Greg Spenrath (D/F) 51 1969 Edmonton, AB, CAN 6'3" 225 L
Rob Zettler (D) 52 1968 Sept-Îles, QC, CAN 6'3" 198 L
FORWARDS
#27 Derek Armstrong (C) 47 1973 Ottawa, ON, CAN 6'0" 196 R
Brad Belland (LW) 54 1967 Belle River, ON, CAN 6'1" 187 R
Todd Bertuzzi (RW) 46 1975 Sudbury, ON, CAN 6'3" 229 L
Tyler Boucher (C) 48 1972 The Pas, MB, CAN 5'8" 165 L
Andy Brickley (LW) 59 1961 Melrose, MA, USA 5'11" 201 L
Mike Donnelly (LW) 57 1963 Detroit, MI, USA 6'0" 185 L
Jim Dowd (C) 52 1968 Brick, NJ, USA 6'1" 190 R
Patrick Dunn (RW) 57 1963 Trois-Rivières, QC, CAN 5'11" 190 L
Craig Fisher (C) 50 1970 Oshawa, ON, CAN 6'3" 181 L
Glen Gulutzan (C) 49 1971 The Pas, MB, CAN 5'10" 185 L
Brent Hughes (LW) 54 1966 New Westminster, BC, CAN 5'11" 194 L
Kelly Hurd (RW) 52 1968 Castlegar, BC, CAN 5'11" 190 R
Yan Kaminsky (RW) 49 1971 Penza, RUS 6'0" 174 L
Claude Lapointe (C) 52 1968 Lachine, QC, CAN 5'9" 187 L
Gary Leeman (RW) 57 1964 Toronto, ON, CAN 6'0" 181 R
Brett Lievers (C) 49 1971 Syracuse, NY, USA 6'0" 187 R
Dan Lupo (LW) 1972 Somerville, MA, USA 5'10" 190 L
Jacques Mailhot (RW) 59 1961 Shawinigan, QC, CAN 6'3" 220 L
Chris Marinucci (RW) 49 1971 Grand Rapids, MN, USA 6'1" 209 L
Daniel Marois (RW) 52 1968 Montréal, QC, CAN 6'1" 198 R
Roger Maxwell (RW) 45 1975 Brampton, ON, CAN 6'3" 240 R
Wayne Muir (LW) 52 1969 Sydney, NS, CAN 6'0" 220 L
Sylvain Naud (RW) 50 1970 LaSalle, QC, CAN 5'11" 201 R
Robert Nordberg (LW) 50 1970 Boden, SWE 5'8" 176 L
Sean O'Brien (D/F) 49 1972 Boston, MA, USA - - L
Vladimír Országh (RW) 43 1977 Banska Bystrica, SVK 5'11" 190 L
Keith Osborne (RW) 51 1969 Toronto, ON, CAN 6'1" 179 R
Marc Rodgers (RW) 48 1972 Shawville, QC, CAN 5'11" 187 R
Glenn Stewart (LW) 50 1970 Scarborough, ON, CAN 6'0" 192 L
Chris Taylor (C) 48 1972 Stratford, ON, CAN 6'0" 198 L
Doug Torrel (RW) 51 1969 Hibbing, MN, USA 6'2" 201 R
Nick Vachon (C) 48 1972 Montréal, QC, CAN 5'10" 185 L
Andrei Vasilyev (C) 48 1972 Voskresensk, RUS 5'8" 181 R
Mick Vukota (RW) 54 1966 Saskatoon, SK, CAN 6'1" 225 R
Ray Whitney (LW) 48 1972 Fort Saskatchewan, AB, CAN 5'10" 181 R
Chris Winnes (RW) 53 1968 Ridgefield, CT, USA 6'0" 201 R
Ravil Yakubov (C) 50 1970 Moskva, RUS 5'10" 185 L
Peter Zurba (LW) 46 1974 Thompson, MB, CAN 5'11" 185 R
Position: G: 2, D: 14, F: 22 | Av Age: 26.24 years | Av Ht: 6'0" | Av Wt: 195 lbs | Compare with other teams

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  • Arena Name Maverik Center
  • Location West Valley City, UT
  • Capacity 10 100*
  • Construction Year 1997
Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
02/23/2021
02/23/2021 Up/Down Leaving Ty Lewis (F) Leaving for Colorado Eagles
02/23/2021 Up/Down Leaving Nick Henry (F) Leaving for Colorado Eagles
02/22/2021
02/22/2021 Up/Down Joining Riley Woods (F) Joining from Colorado Eagles
02/21/2021
02/21/2021 Confirmed Leaving Kris Myllari (D) Leaving for Kansas City Mavericks
02/20/2021
02/20/2021 Confirmed Joining Connor McDonald (D) Joining from Indy Fuel
02/20/2021 Confirmed Leaving Diego Cuglietta (F) Leaving for Indy Fuel
02/18/2021
02/18/2021 Confirmed Joining Brandon Fehd (D) Joining from Rapid City Rush
02/16/2021
02/16/2021 Up/Down Leaving Kevin Carr (G) Leaving for Colorado Eagles
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
Denver Grizzlies
1994-1995 IHL 81 57 - 18 - 6 339 235 120 1 Champion
Utah Grizzlies
1995-1996 IHL 82 49 - 29 - 4 291 232 102 2 Champion
1996-1997 IHL 82 43 - 33 - 6 259 254 92 4 Conference SF loss
1997-1998 IHL 82 47 - 27 - 8 276 234 102 4 Conference QF loss
1998-1999 IHL 82 39 - 34 - 9 244 254 87 7 Did not make playoffs
1999-2000 IHL 82 45 - 25 - 12 265 220 102 2 Conference SF loss
2000-2001 IHL 82 38 - 36 - 8 208 220 84 4 Did not make playoffs
2001-2002 AHL 80 40 6 29 - 5 240 225 91 3 Conference QF loss
2002-2003 AHL 80 37 4 34 - 5 227 243 83 5 Playoffs Qualifier loss
2003-2004 AHL 80 27 6 42 - 5 162 230 65 7 Did not make playoffs
2004-2005 AHL 80 23 - 50 - 7 156 265 53 7 Did not make playoffs
2005-2006 ECHL 72 36 - 30 - 6 235 236 78 4 Division Semifinal loss
2006-2007 ECHL 72 22 - 42 - 8 184 294 52 5 Did not make playoffs
2007-2008 ECHL 72 32 - 30 - 10 239 259 74 4 Conference Final loss
2008-2009 ECHL 72 28 - 28 - 16 220 246 72 4 Division Semifinal loss
2009-2010 ECHL 72 34 - 29 - 9 260 253 77 3 Conference SF loss
2010-2011 ECHL 72 33 - 32 - 7 189 227 73 3 Conference SF loss
2011-2012 ECHL 72 33 - 33 - 6 183 223 72 3 Conference QF loss
2012-2013 ECHL 72 29 - 30 - 13 217 277 71 4 Conference QF loss
2013-2014 ECHL 71 38 - 24 - 9 187 173 85 2 Conference QF loss
2014-2015 ECHL 72 37 - 27 - 8 213 219 82 4 Division Final loss
2015-2016 ECHL 72 39 - 27 - 6 223 206 84 3 Conference SF loss
2016-2017 ECHL 72 36 - 29 - 7 225 240 79 4 Division Semifinal loss
2017-2018 ECHL 72 28 - 29 - 15 230 256 71 6 Did not make playoffs
2018-2019 ECHL 72 37 - 26 - 9 232 218 83 3 Division Semifinal loss
2019-2020 ECHL 62 34 - 17 - 11 207 164 79 3 Playoffs Cancelled
2020-2021 ECHL 28 13 - 7 - 8 85 89 34 4 -
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Josh MacDonald (F) 2020-2021 Aalborg Pirates Denmark 43 25 30 55 -
2. Brance Orbán (F) 2020-2021 MAC HKB Újbuda Erste Liga 37 22 31 53 -
3. Patrick Asselin (F) 2020-2021 Herner EV 2007 Germany3 33 24 26 50 14
4. Charlie Sarault (F) 2020-2021 Rungsted Seier Capital Denmark 44 11 35 46 -
5. Mitch Hults (F) 2020-2021 Bratislava Capitals ICEHL 48 20 25 45 20
6. Phil Pietroniro (D) 2020-2021 Cortina AlpsHL 31 16 26 42 32
7. Ryan Hayes (F) 2020-2021 GC Küsnacht Lions SL 32 23 12 35 32
8. Roberts Lipsbergs (F) 2020-2021 EC Bregenzerwald AlpsHL 23 20 14 34 16
9. Tim McGauley (F) 2020-2021 Stjernen Hockey Norway 24 11 23 34 12
10. Brendan Harms (F) 2020-2021 SønderjyskE Denmark 45 11 22 33 -
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Ryan Kinasewich (F) 239 156 190 356
2. Chris Taylor (F) 278 111 167 278
3. John Purves (F) 293 96 120 216
4. Kip Miller (F) 143 84 119 203
5. Michael Pelech (F) 224 72 117 189
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Ryan Kinasewich (F) 239 156 190 356
2. Chris Taylor (F) 278 111 167 278
3. John Purves (F) 293 96 120 216
4. Kip Miller (F) 143 84 119 203
5. Michael Pelech (F) 224 72 117 189
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Ryan Kinasewich (F) 239 156 190 356
2. Chris Taylor (F) 278 111 167 278
3. Gord Dineen (D) 440 19 147 166
4. John Purves (F) 293 96 120 216
5. Kip Miller (F) 143 84 119 203
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. John Erskine (D) 173 5 27 694
2. Gavin Morgan (F) 238 30 94 684
3. Mick Vukota (F) 162 25 58 660
4. Danick Paquette (F) 117 28 65 561
5. Brad Herauf (F) 122 24 55 556
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Gord Dineen (D) 440 19 147 166
2. Jeff MacMillan (D) 309 23 37 60
3. John Purves (F) 293 96 120 216
4. Rod Miller (D) 288 7 27 34
5. Chris Taylor (F) 278 111 167 278
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Josh Winquist (F) 5 4 8 1.600
2. Rob Hennigar (F) 38 15 59 1.553
3. Austin Ortega (F) 29 17 45 1.552
4. Trevor Lewis (F) 6 3 9 1.500
5. Jordan Samuels-Thomas (F) 4 3 6 1.500
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Kip Miller (F) 1994-1995 IHL 71 46 60 106 1.49 54
2. Ryan Kinasewich (F) 2009-2010 ECHL 59 48 55 103 1.75 70
3. Kip Miller (F) 1997-1998 IHL 72 38 59 97 1.35 30
4. Chris Taylor (F) 1994-1995 IHL 78 38 48 86 1.10 47
5. Ryan Kinasewich (F) 2005-2006 ECHL 60 39 46 85 1.42 48
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Ryan Kinasewich (F) 2009-2010 ECHL 59 48 55 103 1.75 70
2. Kip Miller (F) 1994-1995 IHL 71 46 60 106 1.49 54
3. Ryan Kinasewich (F) 2005-2006 ECHL 60 39 46 85 1.42 48
4. Kip Miller (F) 1997-1998 IHL 72 38 59 97 1.35 30
5. Chris Taylor (F) 1994-1995 IHL 78 38 48 86 1.10 47
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Kip Miller (F) 1994-1995 IHL 71 46 60 106 1.49 54
2. Kip Miller (F) 1997-1998 IHL 72 38 59 97 1.35 30
3. Chris Taylor (F) 1997-1998 IHL 79 28 56 84 1.06 66
4. Ryan Kinasewich (F) 2009-2010 ECHL 59 48 55 103 1.75 70
5. Louis Dumont (F) 2005-2006 ECHL 65 16 55 71 1.09 72
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Brad Herauf (F) 2005-2006 ECHL 72 13 17 30 0.42 344
2. Mike MacWilliam (F) 1995-1996 IHL 53 8 16 24 0.45 317
3. Jason Simon (F) 1994-1995 IHL 61 3 6 9 0.15 300
4. John Erskine (D) 2000-2001 IHL 77 1 8 9 0.12 284
5. Danick Paquette (F) 2013-2014 ECHL 67 23 26 49 0.73 277
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2020-2021 6'0" 190 lbs 25.72
2019-2020 6'0" 193 lbs 24.88
2018-2019 6'0" 193 lbs 24.53
2017-2018 6'1" 194 lbs 25.65
2016-2017 6'1" 193 lbs 25.46
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Elite Prospects Notes and Trivia
Affiliation History:

-New York Islanders (1995-1998)

-Los Angeles Kings (1997-1998)

-Independent (1998-2000)

-Dallas Stars (2000-2004)

-Montreal Canadiens (2002-2003)

-Tampa Bay Lightning (2003-2004)

-Phoenix Coyotes (2004-2005)

-Independent (2005-2007)

-New York Islanders (2007-2010)

-Calgary Flames (2009-2013)

-Anaheim Ducks (2013-)

Team History:

-Team relocated from Denver, Co and team renamed from Denver Grizzlies to Utah Grizzlies (1995) -IHL (1995-2001)

-AHL (2001-2005)

-ECHL (2005-)