Team Facts

1998-1999 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
Ryan Bach (G) 44 1973 Sherwood Park, AB, CAN 6'1" 185 L
Frédérik Beaubien (G) 43 1975 Lauzon, QC, CAN 6'1" 205 L
Martin Brochu (G) 45 1973 Anjou, QC, CAN 6'0" 198 L
Philippe DeRouville (G) 43 1974 Victoriaville, QC, CAN 6'1" 196 L
Petr Franek (G) 43 1975 Most, CZE 6'0" 187 L
Scott LaGrand (G) 48 1970 Potsdam, NY, USA 6'0" 170 R
Scott Langkow (G) 43 1975 Edmonton, AB, CAN 6'0" 194 L
Mark McArthur (G) 42 1975 East York, ON, CAN 5'11" 190 L
Steve Vézina (G) 1975 Montréal, QC, CAN 5'11" 176 L
Jimmy Waite (G) 49 1969 Sherbrooke, QC, CAN 6'1" 181 L
DEFENSEMEN
Rene Chapdelaine (D) 51 1966 Weyburn, SK, CAN 6'1" 194 R
Gord Dineen (D)   “C” 55 1962 Toronto, ON, CAN 6'0" 196 R
Terry Hollinger (D) 47 1971 Regina, SK, CAN 6'1" 201 L
Mike Larkin (D) 45 1973 South Weymouth, MA, USA 6'3" 201 R
Brett Larson (D) 45 1972 Duluth, MN, USA 5'10" 187 R
Ondrei Lupandin (D) 40 1978 Kharkov, UKR 5'9" 205 L
Jan Mertzig (D) 47 1970 Huddinge, SWE 6'4" 216 L
Rod Miller (D) 48 1970 Prince Albert, SK, CAN 6'1" 205 L
Nick Naumenko (D) 43 1974 Chicago, IL, USA 5'11" 185 R
Mike Nicholishen (D) 43 1975 Mississauga, ON, CAN 6'2" 216 L
#27 Scott Niedermayer (D) 44 1973 Edmonton, AB, CAN 6'1" 201 L
Andy Roach (D) 44 1973 Mattawan, MI, USA 5'11" 181 R
Darren Rumble (D) 49 1969 Barrie, ON, CAN 6'1" 209 L
Jeff Sharples (D) 50 1967 Terrace, BC, CAN 5'9" 190 L
Curtis Sheptak (D/F) 43 1974 Leduc, AB, CAN 6'3" 220 L
Mark Vilneff (D) 44 1973 Cobourg, ON, CAN 6'2" 207 R
Rob Zettler (D) 50 1968 Sept-Îles, QC, CAN 6'3" 198 L
FORWARDS
Micah Aivazoff (C) 49 1969 Powell River, BC, CAN 6'0" 196 L
Dave Archibald (RW) 49 1969 Chilliwack, BC, CAN 6'0" 203 L
Don Biggs (C) 52 1965 Mississauga, ON, CAN 5'8" 181 R
Rob Bonneau (C) 44 1973 Springfield, MA, USA 6'0" 174 R
Johnny Brdarovic (LW) 43 1975 Toronto, ON, CAN 6'0" 201 L
John Byce (RW) 50 1967 Madison, WI, USA 6'1" 181 L
Anson Carter (RW) 43 1974 Toronto, ON, CAN 6'1" 209 R
Colin Chaulk (C) 41 1977 Toronto, ON, CAN 6'0" 198 L
Stanislav Gron (C) 39 1978 Bratislava, SVK 6'2" 205 L
Mike Hough (LW) 55 1963 Montréal, QC, CAN 6'1" 196 L
Brent Hughes (LW) 52 1966 New Westminster, BC, CAN 5'11" 194 L
Yan Kaminsky (RW) 46 1971 Penza, RUS 6'0" 174 L
Chris Kenady (RW) 45 1973 Mound, MN, USA 6'2" 194 R
Fred Knipscheer (C) 48 1969 Fort Wayne, IN, USA 5'11" 185 L
Brad Lauer (LW) 51 1966 Humboldt, SK, CAN 6'0" 194 L
John Purves (RW) 50 1968 Toronto, ON, CAN 6'1" 209 R
Bryan Randall (RW) 39 1978 6'5" 238 L
Trevor Roenick (RW) 43 1974 Derby, CT, USA 6'1" 201 R
Mike Taylor (C) 46 1971 Kingston, ON, CAN 5'9" 181 L
Rhett Trombley (RW) 43 1974 New Westminster, BC, CAN 6'3" 225 R
Mick Vukota (RW) 51 1966 Saskatoon, SK, CAN 6'1" 225 R
Position: G:6 D:12 F:18 | Av Age: 26.72 years | Av Ht: 6'0" | Av Wt 197 lbs | Compare with other teams

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Arena Information
  • Arena Name Maverik Center
  • Location West Valley City, UT
  • Capacity 10 100*
  • Construction Year 1997
Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
05/15/2018
05/15/2018 Confirmed Leaving Erik Higby (F) Leaving for Chamonix
04/11/2018
04/11/2018 Loan Leaving Taylor Richart (D) Leaving for San Antonio Rampage
03/23/2018
03/23/2018 Confirmed Leaving Chris Leibinger (D) Leaving for Rapid City Rush
03/20/2018
03/20/2018 Confirmed Joining Brandon Wildung (G) Joining from Mercyhurst Univ.
03/19/2018
03/19/2018 Confirmed Leaving Stephen Klein (G) Leaving for Unknown
03/18/2018
03/18/2018 Confirmed Joining Stephen Klein (G) Joining from Middlebury College
03/17/2018
03/17/2018 Confirmed Joining Joe Spagnoli (G) Joining from No team
03/10/2018
03/10/2018 Confirmed Joining Jay Stevens (G) Joining from No team
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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 14 Conference QF loss
2006-2007 ECHL 72 22 - 42 - 8 184 294 52 10 Did not make playoffs
2007-2008 ECHL 72 32 - 30 - 10 239 259 74 6 Conference Final loss
2008-2009 ECHL 72 28 - 28 - 16 220 246 72 8 Conference QF loss
2009-2010 ECHL 72 34 - 29 - 9 260 253 77 4 Conference SF loss
2010-2011 ECHL 72 33 - 32 - 7 189 227 73 6 Conference SF loss
2011-2012 ECHL 72 33 - 33 - 6 183 223 72 6 Conference QF loss
2012-2013 ECHL 72 29 - 30 - 13 217 277 71 7 Conference QF loss
2013-2014 ECHL 71 38 - 24 - 9 187 173 85 2 -
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 Semifinal loss
2016-2017 ECHL 72 36 - 29 - 7 225 240 79 4 Eight final loss
2017-2018 ECHL 72 28 - 29 - 15 230 256 71 6 Did not make playoffs
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Brad Snetsinger (F) 2017-2018 Herner EV 2007 Germany3 44 28 73 101 16
2. Berkley Scott (F) 2017-2018 Knoxville Ice Bears SPHL 56 26 44 70 28
3. Charlie Sarault (F) 2017-2018 ESV Kaufbeuren DEL2 51 21 44 65 12
4. Barry Almeida (F) 2017-2018 Worcester Railers ECHL 68 22 39 61 36
5. Steve Mele (F) 2017-2018 Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs SPHL 56 22 37 59 53
6. Ralph Cuddemi (F) 2017-2018 Wichita Thunder ECHL 59 31 27 58 22
7. Marc-André Thinel (F) 2017-2018 Rouen France 44 18 38 56 24
8. Brett Ferguson (F) 2017-2018 Guildford Flames EIHL 48 18 38 56 42
9. Mitch Wahl (F) 2017-2018 HC Innsbruck EBEL 45 16 38 54 117
10. Eric Knodel (D) 2017-2018 Cincinnati Cyclones ECHL 57 13 39 52 16
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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. Rob Hennigar (F) 38 15 59 1.553
2. Austin Ortega (F) 29 17 45 1.552
3. Trevor Lewis (F) 6 3 9 1.500
4. Jordan Samuels-Thomas (F) 4 3 6 1.500
5. Kenny Ryan (F) 2 2 3 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
2017-2018 6'1" 198 lbs 23.86
2016-2017 6'1" 192 lbs 24.65
2015-2016 6'0" 189 lbs 23.84
2014-2015 6'1" 197 lbs 24.75
2013-2014 6'0" 193 lbs 25.78
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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-)