Team Facts

2017-2018 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S Ctrct
GOALTENDERS
#30 Almer de Boer (G) 15 2002 Heerenveen, NED - - L
#1 Robby den Edel (G) 24 1994 - - -
#46 Jeff Honebeeke (G) 28 1990 Delfzijl, NED 6'1" 181 L
#31 Sjoerd Idzenga (G) 30 1988 Heerenveen, NED 6'2" 198 L
DEFENSEMEN
#7 Jeremy ten Brink (D) 16 2001 Heerenveen, NED - - -
#52 Mark Hoekstra (D) 23 1994 6'0" 181 R
#25 Brend de Jong (D) 20 1997 Oldeboorn, NED - - -
#91 Ernesto Klem (D) 17 2001 Den Haag, NED 5'5" 154 R
#3
Pippo Limnell Finocchiaro (D) 30 1987 Catania, ITA 5'11" 176 R
#97 Marc Nijland (D/F) 21 1997 5'8" 137 L
#55 Yan Turcotte (D) 34 1984 Montréal, QC, CAN 6'0" 214 L
#14 Niels van der Vossen (D) 21 1996 6'3" 198 L
#18 Kenny Welles (D) 23 1995 Oudeschoot, NED 6'0" 159 L
FORWARDS
#11 Aldo van Aalderen (F) 26 1991 Joure, NED - - -
#22 Adam Bezak (RW) 28 1989 Bratislava, SVK 5'10" 190 L
#70 Valentijn Bouten (F) 23 1994 6'4" 176 L
#44 Tobie Collard (F) 18 1999 Maarssen, NED 5'11" 154 R
#21 Tony Demelinne (LW) 30 1987 Den Haag, NED 6'1" 203 L
#28 Lars den Edel (F) 22 1996 Leeuwarden, NED 6'1" 190 R
#10 Brent Janssen (F) 30 1987 Heerenveen, NED 5'9" 154 R
#27 Rick Neef (F) 20 1997 Heerenveen, NED - - -
#84 Kevin Nijland (F) 24 1993 Heerenveen, NED 5'9" 146 L
#19 Marco Postma (C) 34 1983 Leeuwarden, NED 6'5" 209 L
#92 Dennis Sikma (F) 19 1999 Heerenveen, NED 5'11" 163 L
#16 Ronald Wurm (RW) 31 1987 Den Haag, NED 5'10" 183 R
Position: G:4 D:9 F:12 | Av Age: 23.42 years | Av Ht: 6'0" | Av Wt 178 lbs | Compare with other teams

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Arena Information
  • Arena Name Thialf
  • Location Heerenveen
  • Capacity 3 500
  • Construction Year 1968
Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
07/04/2017
07/04/2017 Extension Adam Bezak (F)
07/04/2017 Extension Sjoerd Idzenga (G)
07/04/2017 Extension Tony Demelinne (F)
12/17/2016
12/17/2016 Confirmed Joining Adam Bezak (F) Joining from No team
08/19/2016
08/19/2016 Confirmed Joining Cory MacIntosh (F) Joining from St. Francis Xavier Univ.
09/30/2015
09/30/2015 Confirmed Leaving Martijn Oosterwijk (G) Leaving for Tilburg Trappers
09/08/2015
09/08/2015 Confirmed Leaving Brandon Greenside (D) Leaving for Peoria Rivermen
08/12/2015
08/12/2015 Confirmed Joining Yan Turcotte (D) Joining from Hull Stingrays
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
Fredriks Flyers Heerenveen
1984-1985 Netherlands 58 45 2 11 0 0 414 204 92 2 Championship Round
BP Flyers Heerenveen
1985-1986 Netherlands 32 9 4 19 0 0 117 174 22 4 Championship Round
1987-1988 Netherlands 38 23 5 10 0 0 198 116 57 2 Final loss
BP Oilers Heerenveen
1988-1989 Netherlands 66 40 5 21 0 0 395 236 89 3 Quarterfinal loss
1989-1990 Netherlands 20 0 0 20 0 0 56 148 2 6 Did not make playoffs
Forbo Flyers Heerenveen
1991-1992 Netherlands 34 8 4 22 0 0 168 240 20 5 Did not make playoffs
Pelgrim Flyers Heerenveen
1994-1995 Netherlands 24 2 2 20 0 0 70 159 6 6 Did not make playoffs
1995-1996 Netherlands 30 14 3 13 0 0 110 113 31 3 Semifinal loss
1996-1997 Netherlands 28 23 0 5 0 0 158 56 46 1 Semifinal loss
Heerenveen Flyers
1997-1998 Netherlands 36 25 2 8 0 0 272 92 52 3 Semifinal loss
Pelgrim Flyers Heerenveen
1998-1999 Netherlands 30 12 0 15 1 2 112 113 40 4 Semifinal loss
Heerenveen Flyers
1999-2000 Netherlands 30 18 0 7 2 3 122 87 58 3 Semifinal loss
Formido Flyers Heerenveen
2000-2001 Netherlands 30 11 0 15 3 1 97 107 40 4 Semifinal loss
2001-2002 Netherlands 40 14 0 15 5 6 146 152 64 3 Final loss
2002-2003 Netherlands 40 17 0 19 1 3 162 157 61 3 Semifinal loss
2003-2004 Netherlands 34 21 0 9 3 1 233 104 73 2 Semifinal loss
Vadeko Flyers Heerenveen
2004-2005 Netherlands 40 27 0 9 1 3 226 127 86 2 Final loss
2005-2006 Netherlands 40 27 0 7 3 3 194 94 90 2 Final loss
2006-2007 Netherlands 30 12 0 14 3 1 116 117 43 4 Final loss
2007-2008 Netherlands 36 25 0 7 2 2 164 80 81 2 Final loss
Heerenveen Flyers
2008-2009 Netherlands 40 17 0 19 1 3 163 153 56 5 Quarterfinal loss
Hajé Flyers
2009-2010 Netherlands 42 21 0 17 4 3 177 147 68 5 Quarterfinal loss
A6.NL Flyers Heerenveen
2010-2011 Netherlands 40 17 0 17 5 1 148 155 56 3 Quarterfinal loss
Friesland Flyers
2011-2012 Netherlands 38 14 0 22 0 2 151 164 46 6 Did not make playoffs
2012-2013 Netherlands 36 21 - 10 2 3 138 97 70 3 Semifinal loss
Heerenveen Flyers
2013-2014 Netherlands 36 23 - 9 3 1 168 81 53 3 Semifinal loss
2014-2015 Netherlands 24 22 - 2 0 0 148 46 44 1 Final loss
2015-2016 BeNeLiga 22 19 - 1 2 0 137 42 59 2 Final loss
2016-2017 BeNeLiga 19 16 - 2 1 0 126 36 50 1 Champion
2017-2018 BeNeLiga 24 18 - 4 1 1 135 57 57 2 Final loss
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Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP 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 Eight 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
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Levi Houkes (F) 2017-2018 Nijmegen Devils BeNeLiga 24 20 36 56 16
2. Mitch Bruijsten (F) 2017-2018 Tilburg Trappers Germany3 26 22 21 43 2
3. John Versteeg (F) 2017-2018 Amsterdam Tigers BeNeLiga 21 23 16 39 28
4. Jerry Pollastrone (F) 2017-2018 Vienna Capitals EBEL 54 17 21 38 16
5. Joey Sides (F) 2017-2018 Tulsa Oilers ECHL 72 12 25 37 84
6. Kevin Bruijsten (F) 2017-2018 Tilburg Trappers Germany3 44 21 12 33 16
7. Jurryt Smid (D) 2017-2018 Hijs Hokij Den Haag BeNeLiga 21 9 23 32 14
8. Anton Butochnov (F) 2017-2018 Dunarea Galati Romania 25 13 18 31 4
9. Nick de Jong (D) 2017-2018 Nijmegen Devils BeNeLiga 20 6 24 30 30
10. Trevor Hunt (D) 2017-2018 HYC Herentals BeNeLiga 19 6 23 29 45
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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. Jack de Heer (F) 162 210 250 460
4. Marco Postma (F) 358 129 312 441
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. Jan Janssen (F) 427 313 341 654
3. Marco Postma (F) 358 129 312 441
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) 358 129 441 412
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. Erik Landman (F) 360 178 204 382
5. Marco Postma (F) 358 129 312 441
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Paul Jackson (F) 57 76 184 3.228
2. Jack de Heer (F) 162 210 460 2.840
3. Mitch Bruijsten (F) 24 24 62 2.583
4. Jim Bissett (F) 46 40 118 2.565
5. Adam Bezak (F) 36 46 90 2.500
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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 2.86 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
2017-2018 6'0" 178 lbs 23.42
2016-2017 6'0" 179 lbs 22.30
2015-2016 6'0" 179 lbs 22.00
2014-2015 6'1" 190 lbs 24.05
2013-2014 6'1" 187 lbs 23.79
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