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2013-2014 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#32 Stephen Gilmartin (G) 35 1984 - - L
#37 Tom McDonald (G) 36 1982 Swindon, GBR 6'3" 183 R
#64 Greg Ruxton (G) 32 1987 Blackrod, GBR 6'0" 209 R
DEFENSEMEN
#4 Daniel Bracegirdle (D) 30 1989 Blackpool, GBR 6'0" - R
#6 Chad Briggs (D) 31 1988 Blackburn, GBR 5'6" 154 R
#22 Daniel Etherington (D) 31 1988 Oswaldtwistle, GBR 5'9" 181 R
#12 Marc Etherington (D) 27 1992 Oswaldtwistle, GBR 5'10" 168 R
#10 Kurtis Hall (D/F) 28 1991 Blackburn, GBR 5'11" - R
#84 Thomas Jackson (D) 24 1995 Glossop, GBR 6'2" 214 R
#9 Anthony Melbourne (D) 43 1975 Blackpool, GBR 6'4" - R
#19 Calum Ruddick (D) 28 1990 Manchester, GBR 6'1" 212 L
#49 Bradley Valentine (D) 32 1987 Manchester, GBR - - -
FORWARDS
#27 Ken Armstrong (F) 34 1985 Sale, GBR 5'9" 168 R
#5 Ben Brown (F)   “A” 27 1992 Prestbury, GBR 6'1" 165 R
#77 Bobby Caunce (F)   “A” 30 1988 Blackpool, GBR 5'11" 185 R
#8 Richard Charles (F/D)   “A” 46 1973 - - R
#68 Joe Charlton (F) 30 1988 Blackpool, GBR 5'7" 161 R
#3 Andrew Clark (F) 29 1990 Fleetwood, GBR 5'8" - R
#93 Shaun Dippnall (F) 30 1988 Astley, GBR 5'10" 154 L
#58 Troy Evans (F/D) 25 1994 Rochdale, GBR 6'1" - L
#14 Josh Grocutt (F) 38 1981 Portsmouth, GBR 6'0" 214 R
#7 Mark Higson (F) - - Radcliffe, GBR - - -
Jordan Owen (F) 31 1988 - - -
Lee Pollitt (F) 23 1995 Salford, GBR 5'10" 170 R
#47 Christopher Preston (C) 36 1983 Darwen, GBR 5'10" 148 R
#11 Thomas Ratcliffe (F) 23 1995 Altrincham, GBR 5'3" 115 R
#23 Tom Revesz (F)   “C” 27 1992 Glossop, GBR 6'0" 216 R
Aled Roberts (F) 26 1993 Wrexham, GBR 6'4" 201 R
#67 Ben Simister (F)   “C” 31 1988 Liverpool, GBR 6'0" 190 R
#21 Filip Supa (F) 30 1989 Topolcany, SVK 5'10" 192 L
#91 Matt Watts (F) 35 1983 Oldham, GBR 6'2" 181 R
#22 Geoff Wigglesworth (F) 34 1984 Manchester, GBR 5'10" 194 R
#88 Craig Williams (F) 39 1980 Lancashire, GBR 5'8" 183 R
Position: G:3 D:8 F:18 | Av Age: 26.54 years | Av Ht: 5'11" | Av Wt 180 lbs | Compare with other teams

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Arena Information
  • Arena Name Silver Blades Widnes
  • Location Widnes
  • Capacity 600
  • Construction Year 2013
Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
06/24/2019
06/24/2019 Confirmed Joining Charlie Ratcliffe (F) Joining from Altrincham Aces
06/17/2019
06/17/2019 Extension Daniel Bullock (F)
06/10/2019
06/10/2019 Confirmed Joining Samuel Anderson (F) Joining from Manchester Storm U18
06/03/2019
06/03/2019 Extension Michal Novak (F)
05/27/2019
05/27/2019 Extension Thomas Jackson (D)
05/20/2019
05/20/2019 Confirmed Joining Michael Clancy (F) Joining from Deeside Dragons
05/20/2019 Extension Jakub Hájek (F)
05/20/2019 Extension Michael Gilbert (F)
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
2013-2014 NIHL 2 28 11 1 16 - - 104 154 23 5 Semifinal loss
2014-2015 NIHL 2 36 20 2 14 - - 176 139 42 4 Semifinal loss
2015-2016 NIHL 2 27 19 3 5 - - 178 92 41 2 Final loss
2016-2017 NIHL 2 28 20 2 6 - - 136 77 42 2 Champion
2017-2018 NIHL 2 36 23 - 9 2 1 207 82 52 2 Champion
2018-2019 NIHL 2 32 27 - 4 1 0 220 80 56 Champion
2019-2020 NIHL 2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
2019-2020 NIHL North Cup - - - - - - - - - - -
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Scott McKenzie (F) 2018-2019 Telford Tigers NIHL 1 29 32 57 89 22
2. Matthew Wainwright (D) 2018-2019 Deeside Dragons NIHL 2 32 6 30 36 44
3. Filip Supa (F) 2018-2019 Telford Tigers 2 NIHL 2 11 19 13 32 14
4. Scott McKenzie (F) 2018-2019 Telford Tigers NIHL North Cup 11 14 18 32 6
5. Lee Pollitt (F) 2018-2019 Blackburn Hawks NIHL 1 32 11 15 26 51
6. Matthew Barlow (F) 2018-2019 Bradford Bulldogs NIHL 2 25 14 11 25 32
7. Sam Dunford (F) 2018-2019 Altrincham Aces NIHL 2 25 12 10 22 4
8. Joe Greaves (F) 2018-2019 Altrincham Aces NIHL 2 16 8 10 18 78
9. Charlie Ratcliffe (F) 2018-2019 Manchester Storm U18 England U18 2 11 9 8 17 22
10. M.J. Clancy (F) 2018-2019 Deeside Dragons NIHL 2 23 6 9 15 14
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Shaun Dippnall (F) 149 80 182 262
2. Oliver Barron (F) 92 106 105 211
3. Stuart Brittle (F) 84 63 120 183
4. Scott McKenzie (F) 28 57 71 128
5. Filip Supa (F) 56 82 39 121
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Oliver Barron (F) 92 106 105 211
2. Filip Supa (F) 56 82 39 121
3. Shaun Dippnall (F) 149 80 182 262
4. Stuart Brittle (F) 84 63 120 183
5. Scott McKenzie (F) 28 57 71 128
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Shaun Dippnall (F) 149 80 182 262
2. Stuart Brittle (F) 84 63 120 183
3. Oliver Barron (F) 92 106 105 211
4. Nick Manning (F) 52 36 75 111
5. Scott McKenzie (F) 28 57 71 128
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Thomas Ratcliffe (F) 96 15 37 280
2. Lee Kemp (D) 118 10 39 260
3. Calum Ruddick (D) 73 9 27 211
4. Berwyn Hughes (D) 122 19 52 196
5. Andrew Turner (D) 62 6 29 191
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Ken Armstrong (F) 170 14 22 36
2. Thomas Jackson (D) 166 14 35 49
3. Shaun Dippnall (F) 149 80 182 262
4. Berwyn Hughes (D) 122 19 33 52
5. Lee Kemp (D) 118 10 29 39
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Scott McKenzie (F) 28 57 128 4.571
2. Oliver Barron (F) 92 106 211 2.293
3. Jakub Hájek (F) 32 38 73 2.281
4. Michal Novak (F) 25 26 56 2.240
5. Stuart Brittle (F) 84 63 183 2.179
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Scott McKenzie (F) 2015-2016 NIHL 2 28 57 71 128 4.57 58
2. Oliver Barron (F) 2017-2018 NIHL 2 32 43 39 82 2.56 44
3. Filip Supa (F) 2014-2015 NIHL 2 34 55 25 80 2.35 48
4. Stuart Brittle (F) 2017-2018 NIHL 2 33 26 52 78 2.36 30
5. Shaun Dippnall (F) 2015-2016 NIHL 2 27 23 55 78 2.89 26
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Scott McKenzie (F) 2015-2016 NIHL 2 28 57 71 128 4.57 58
2. Filip Supa (F) 2014-2015 NIHL 2 34 55 25 80 2.35 48
3. Oliver Barron (F) 2017-2018 NIHL 2 32 43 39 82 2.56 44
4. Jakub Hájek (F) 2018-2019 NIHL 2 32 38 35 73 2.28 20
5. Geoff Wigglesworth (F) 2015-2016 NIHL 2 28 34 23 57 2.04 18
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Scott McKenzie (F) 2015-2016 NIHL 2 28 57 71 128 4.57 58
2. Shaun Dippnall (F) 2015-2016 NIHL 2 27 23 55 78 2.89 26
3. Stuart Brittle (F) 2017-2018 NIHL 2 33 26 52 78 2.36 30
4. Nick Manning (F) 2017-2018 NIHL 2 29 22 45 67 2.31 22
5. Shaun Dippnall (F) 2014-2015 NIHL 2 31 13 45 58 1.87 44
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Calum Ruddick (D) 2013-2014 NIHL 2 23 2 6 8 0.35 119
2. Thomas Ratcliffe (F) 2016-2017 NIHL 2 19 4 1 5 0.26 100
3. Berwyn Hughes (D) 2014-2015 NIHL 2 36 6 9 15 0.42 98
4. Michael Gilbert (F) 2017-2018 NIHL 2 30 26 25 51 1.70 95
5. Andrew Turner (D) 2017-2018 NIHL 2 28 2 10 12 0.43 93
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2019-2020 5'11" 176 lbs 23.82
2018-2019 6'0" 183 lbs 28.50
2017-2018 6'0" 185 lbs 27.68
2016-2017 6'0" 186 lbs 27.12
2015-2016 5'11" 181 lbs 24.89
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