Team Facts
Plays in BeNe League Full name UNIS Flyers Heerenveen Town Heerenveen Founded 1967

2022-2023 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S Ctrct
GOALTENDERS
#43 Almer de Boer (G) 20 2002 Heerenveen, NED 5'9" 168 L 22/23
#41 Martijn Oosterwijk (G) 32 1990 Groningen, NED 6'4" 205 L 22/23
DEFENSEMEN
#20 Justin van Baarsen (D) 21 2001 Amsterdam, NED 5'8" 139 L 22/23
#22 Dave van den Bos (D) 18 2004 6'1" 161 L 22/23
#77 Frits Doop (D) 19 2003 Grouw, NED 6'3" 198 L 22/23
#21 Floris van Elten (D) 22 2000 Eindhoven, NED 6'2" 181 R 22/23
#24 Trevor Hunt (D/F)   “C” 36 1986 Maple Ridge, BC, CAN 5'11" 185 L 22/23
#3
Pippo Limnell Finocchiaro (D) 35 1987 Catania, ITA 5'11" 176 R 22/23
#76 Viktor Nordemann (D) 23 1999 Amsterdam, NED 6'5" 198 L 22/23
#18 Kenny Welles (D) 27 1995 Oudeschoot, NED 6'0" 159 L 22/23
FORWARDS
#13 Wesley de Bruijn (F) 19 2003 Den Haag, NED 6'0" 154 L 22/23
#81 Mike Collard (F) 19 2003 Culemborg, NED 5'10" 139 L 22/23
#15 Wessel Copier (F) 24 1998 De Meern, NED 5'6" 170 R 22/23
#28 Lars den Edel (F) 26 1996 Leeuwarden, NED 6'2" 216 R 22/23
#88 Eef Gerritsen (F) 22 2000 Nijmegen, NED 5'11" 163 L 22/23
#97 Marc Nijland (F/D) 25 1997 5'8" 137 L 22/23
#19 Roope Nikkilä (F) 32 1990 Tampere, FIN 6'0" 183 L 22/23
#7 Jasper Nordemann (F) 26 1996 Amsterdam, NED 6'4" 203 R 22/23
#17 Henri Ruotsalainen (RW/C) 29 1993 Porvoo, FIN 5'11" 176 L 22/23
#92 Dennis Sikma (F) 23 1999 Heerenveen, NED 5'11" 163 L 22/23
#29 Tom Speel (F) 18 2004 6'0" 176 R 22/23
#8 Lennart Vosmer (F) 19 2003 Heerenveen, NED 6'0" 165 R 22/23
Position: G: 2, D: 8, F: 12 | Av Age: 24.32 years | Av Ht: 6'0" | Av Wt: 173 lbs | Compare with other teams
Team Staff
Team staff history
Demographics
Nationality
Team Facts
Nationalities 18 players
3 players
1 player
Experience Heerenveen Flyers: 1 598 GP
Liiga: 9 GP
Affiliated Team(s) Heerenveen Flyers II (Netherlands2)
Team Captains
Team captaincy history
Arena Information
Arena Name Thialf Location Heerenveen Capacity 3 500 Construction Year 1968
Games
Date Home Visiting Score League
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
08/20/2022
08/20/2022 Confirmed Joining Henri Ruotsalainen (F) Joining from Marseille
08/25/2021
08/25/2021 Confirmed Joining Roope Nikkilä (F) Joining from Dunkerque
08/17/2020
08/17/2020 Confirmed Leaving Adam Bezák (F) Leaving for Bratislava Capitals
06/06/2020
06/06/2020 Confirmed Leaving Lars den Edel (F) Leaving for Nässjö HC
10/16/2019
10/16/2019 Confirmed Joining Juha Kiilholma (F) Joining from Unia Oswiecim
10/16/2019 Confirmed Joining Martijn Oosterwijk (G) Joining from Visby/Roma
07/04/2019
07/04/2019 Confirmed Joining Niek van der Meulen (D) Joining from EC Nordhorn
04/26/2019
04/26/2019 Confirmed Joining Trevor Petersen (F) Joining from Brest
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
Pelgrim Flyers Heerenveen
1994-1995 Netherlands 24 2 2 20 0 0 70 159 6 0.25 6 Did not make playoffs
1995-1996 Netherlands 30 14 3 13 0 0 110 113 31 1.03 3 Semifinal loss
1996-1997 Netherlands 28 23 0 5 0 0 158 56 46 1.64 1 Semifinal loss
Heerenveen Flyers
1997-1998 Netherlands 36 25 2 8 0 0 272 92 52 1.44 3 Semifinal loss
Pelgrim Flyers Heerenveen
1998-1999 Netherlands 30 12 0 15 1 2 112 113 40 1.33 4 Semifinal loss
Heerenveen Flyers
1999-2000 Netherlands 30 18 0 7 2 3 122 87 58 1.93 3 Semifinal loss
Formido Flyers Heerenveen
2000-2001 Netherlands 30 11 0 15 3 1 97 107 40 1.33 4 Semifinal loss
2001-2002 Netherlands 40 14 0 15 5 6 146 152 64 1.60 3 Final loss
Heerenveen Flyers
Netherlands2 20 7 0 10 2 1 85 94 26 1.30 5 Did not make playoffs
Formido Flyers Heerenveen
2002-2003 Netherlands 40 17 0 19 1 3 162 157 61 1.53 3 Semifinal loss
2003-2004 Netherlands 34 21 0 9 3 1 233 104 73 2.15 2 Semifinal loss
Vadeko Flyers Heerenveen
2004-2005 Netherlands 40 27 0 9 1 3 226 127 86 2.15 2 Final loss
2005-2006 Netherlands 40 27 0 7 3 3 194 94 90 2.25 2 Final loss
2006-2007 Netherlands 30 12 0 14 3 1 116 117 43 1.43 4 Final loss
2007-2008 Netherlands 36 25 0 7 2 2 164 80 81 2.25 2 Final loss
Heerenveen Flyers
2008-2009 Netherlands 40 17 0 19 1 3 163 153 56 1.40 5 Quarterfinal loss
Hajé Flyers
2009-2010 Netherlands 42 21 0 17 4 3 177 147 68 1.62 5 Quarterfinal loss
A6.NL Flyers Heerenveen
2010-2011 Netherlands 40 17 0 17 5 1 148 155 56 1.40 3 Quarterfinal loss
Friesland Flyers
2011-2012 Netherlands 38 14 0 22 0 2 151 164 46 1.21 6 Did not make playoffs
2012-2013 Netherlands 36 21 - 10 2 3 138 97 70 1.94 3 Semifinal loss
Heerenveen Flyers
2013-2014 Netherlands 36 23 - 9 3 1 168 81 53 1.47 3 Semifinal loss
2014-2015 Netherlands 24 22 - 2 0 0 148 46 44 1.83 1 Final loss
2015-2016 BeNeLiga 22 19 - 1 2 0 137 42 59 2.68 2 Final loss
2016-2017 BeNeLiga 19 16 - 2 1 0 126 36 50 2.63 1 Champion
2017-2018 BeNeLiga 24 18 - 4 1 1 135 57 57 2.38 2 Final loss
2018-2019 BeNeLiga 22 16 - 2 3 1 151 51 55 2.50 1 Final loss
2019-2020 BeNeLiga 20 16 - 4 0 1 110 51 49 2.45 1 Playoffs Interrupted
2020-2021 BeNeLiga 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 - - Season Cancelled
2021-2022 BeNeLiga 26 16 - 8 2 0 106 64 52 2.00 4 Champion
2022-2023 BeNeLiga 15 8 - 3 3 1 55 24 31 2.07 2 -
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Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
1977-1978 European Cup 6 2 1 3 - - 25 38 - - 4 Quarterfinal loss
1978-1979 European Cup 4 2 1 1 - - 39 18 - - 9 Eighth Final Loss
1979-1980 European Cup 4 3 0 1 - - 27 22 - - 6 Semifinal loss
1980-1981 European Cup 6 3 0 3 - - 34 32 - - 8 Semifinal loss
1981-1982 European Cup 4 2 0 2 - - 15 14 - - 11 Quarterfinal loss
1982-1983 European Cup 4 2 0 2 - - 25 25 - - 6 Semifinal loss
1983-1984 European Cup 4 1 0 3 - - 14 38 - - 12 Quarterfinal loss
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Larry van Wieren (F) 355 285 467 752
2. Jan Janssen (F) 427 313 341 654
3. Marco Postma (F) 380 140 367 507
4. Jack de Heer (F) 162 210 250 460
5. Tony Collard (F) 193 237 194 431
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jan Janssen (F) 427 313 341 654
2. Larry van Wieren (F) 355 285 467 752
3. Tony Collard (F) 193 237 194 431
4. Jack de Heer (F) 162 210 250 460
5. Leo Koopmans (F) 186 194 194 388
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Larry van Wieren (F) 355 285 467 752
2. Marco Postma (F) 380 140 367 507
3. Jan Janssen (F) 427 313 341 654
4. Jack de Heer (F) 162 210 250 460
5. Jacco Landman (D) 440 72 222 294
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Jacco Landman (D) 440 72 294 603
2. Erik Landman (F) 360 178 382 567
3. Justin Bekkering (D) 200 21 101 429
4. Marco Postma (F) 380 140 507 428
5. Jamie Visser (F) 225 103 282 404
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jacco Landman (D) 440 72 222 294
2. Jan Janssen (F) 427 313 341 654
3. Hans Kroon (F) 407 104 153 257
4. Marco Postma (F) 380 140 367 507
5. Erik Landman (F) 360 178 204 382
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Paul Jackson (F) 57 76 184 3.23
2. Trevor Petersen (F) 20 29 57 2.85
3. Jack de Heer (F) 162 210 460 2.84
4. Jeff Noble (F) 25 34 71 2.84
5. Ron Goodall (F) 28 34 78 2.79
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Paul Jackson (F) 1992-1993 Netherlands 39 59 88 147 3.77 42
2. Jim Bissett (F) 1987-1988 Netherlands 46 40 78 118 2.57 -
3. Jack de Heer (F) 1976-1977 Netherlands 32 48 62 110 3.44 111
4. Dan Bourbonnais (F) 1987-1988 Netherlands 46 46 63 109 2.37 -
5. Tony Collard (F) 1982-1983 Netherlands 43 52 54 106 2.47 58
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Tony Collard (F) 1984-1985 Netherlands 34 62 37 99 2.91 60
2. Paul Jackson (F) 1992-1993 Netherlands 39 59 88 147 3.77 42
3. Tony Collard (F) 1982-1983 Netherlands 43 52 54 106 2.47 58
4. Jack de Heer (F) 1979-1980 Netherlands 31 51 50 101 3.26 72
5. Leo Koopmans (F) 1982-1983 Netherlands 40 50 32 82 2.05 -
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Paul Jackson (F) 1992-1993 Netherlands 39 59 88 147 3.77 42
2. Jim Bissett (F) 1987-1988 Netherlands 46 40 78 118 2.57 -
3. Larry van Wieren (F) 1976-1977 Netherlands 37 42 64 106 2.87 59
4. Larry van Wieren (F) 1979-1980 Netherlands 40 32 64 96 2.40 64
5. Dan Bourbonnais (F) 1987-1988 Netherlands 46 46 63 109 2.37 -
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Trevor Hunt (D) 2012-2013 Netherlands 32 9 22 31 0.97 150
2. Brad Englehart (F) 2001-2002 Netherlands 33 23 23 46 1.39 141
3. Matt Korthuis (F) 2005-2006 Netherlands 43 26 25 51 1.19 130
4. Rick Findlay (D) 1999-2000 Netherlands 26 7 12 19 0.73 127
5. Jeff Mercer (F) 2000-2001 Netherlands 18 9 13 22 1.22 126
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2022-2023 6'0" 173 lbs 24.32
2021-2022 6'1" 181 lbs 25.71
2019-2020 6'0" 184 lbs 26.44
2018-2019 6'0" 179 lbs 26.22
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