Team Facts

2014-2015 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#31 Stuart Ashton (G) 27 1991 Leyland, GBR 5'9" 148 L
#51 Joshua Benstead (G) 22 1996 Worksop, GBR 6'1" 161 L
#30 Nicole Jackson (G) 27 1992 Oldham, GBR 5'7" 148 L
#64 Greg Ruxton (G) 32 1987 Blackrod, GBR 6'0" 209 R
DEFENSEMEN
#8 Thomas Barry (D) 22 1997 Sheffield, GBR 5'8" 146 R
#4 Daniel Bracegirdle (D) 30 1989 Blackpool, GBR 6'0" - R
#20 Berwyn Hughes (D/F) 24 1995 Wrexham, GBR 5'11" 154 R
#84 Thomas Jackson (D) 24 1995 Glossop, GBR 6'2" 214 R
#19 Calum Ruddick (D) 28 1990 Manchester, GBR 6'1" 212 L
#61 Kieran Strangeway (D) 24 1995 Hull, GBR 6'1" 176 L
#26 Pavel Vales (D) 27 1992 Brno, CZE 5'8" 183 L
#13 Matthew Wainwright (D) 25 1993 Chester, GBR 5'11" 203 L
FORWARDS
#9 Ken Armstrong (F) 34 1985 Sale, GBR 5'9" 168 R
#5 Ben Brown (F)   “A” 27 1992 Prestbury, GBR 6'1" 165 R
#10 Daniel Bullock (F/D) 29 1990 Manchester, GBR 6'1" 205 L
#77 Bobby Caunce (F)   “C” 30 1988 Blackpool, GBR 5'11" 185 R
#8 George Crawshaw (F) 22 1997 Sheffield, GBR 5'9" 150 R
#93 Shaun Dippnall (F) 31 1988 Astley, GBR 5'10" 154 L
#6 Sam Dunford (F) 31 1987 Blackpool, GBR 5'11" 172 R
#65 Tom Fielden (F) 36 1983 - - L
#92 Joe Greaves (F) 27 1992 Royton, GBR 6'0" 179 L
#70 Lee Pollitt (F) 23 1995 Salford, GBR 5'10" 170 R
#47 Christopher Preston (C)   “A” 36 1983 Darwen, GBR 5'10" 148 R
#11 Thomas Ratcliffe (F) 24 1995 Altrincham, GBR 5'3" 115 R
#7 Tom Revesz (F) 27 1992 Glossop, GBR 6'0" 216 R
#21 Filip Supa (F) 30 1989 Topolcany, SVK 5'10" 192 L
#35 Geoff Wigglesworth (F) 35 1984 Manchester, GBR 5'10" 194 R
Position: G:3 D:8 F:15 | Av Age: 23.96 years | Av Ht: 5'11" | Av Wt 176 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
09/18/2019
09/18/2019 Confirmed Leaving Luke Wilson-Owen (G) Leaving for Altrincham Aces
09/12/2019
09/12/2019 Confirmed Joining Solomon Smith (D) Joining from Sheffield Senators
08/22/2019
08/22/2019 Extension Daniel Bracegirdle (D)
08/19/2019
08/19/2019 Confirmed Joining Péter Tóth (D) Joining from Sutton Sting
08/15/2019
08/15/2019 Confirmed Leaving Matthew Croyle (G) Leaving for Bracknell Hornets
08/12/2019
08/12/2019 Extension Tom McDonald (G)
08/05/2019
08/05/2019 Extension Ken Armstrong (F)
08/02/2019
08/02/2019 Confirmed Joining Philip Pearson (G) Joining from Bradford Bulldogs
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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 3 1 - 0 1 1 17 15 5 5 -
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. Matthew Barlow (F) 2019-2020 Bradford Bulldogs NIHL 2 6 6 4 10 16
2. Sam Dunford (F) 2019-2020 Altrincham Aces NIHL 2 6 5 5 10 2
3. Scott McKenzie (F) 2019-2020 Telford Tigers NIHL 7 5 5 10 4
4. Joe Greaves (F) 2019-2020 Blackburn Hawks NIHL 1 2 1 3 4 6
5. Matthew Wainwright (D) 2019-2020 Deeside Dragons NIHL 2 6 1 3 4 2
6. Filip Supa (F) 2019-2020 Telford Tigers 2 NIHL 2 4 2 1 3 4
7. Kyle Haslam (F) 2019-2020 Altrincham Aces NIHL 2 4 1 2 3 4
8. Lee Pollitt (F) 2019-2020 Blackburn Hawks NIHL 1 3 0 3 3 6
9. Mark Higson (F) 2019-2020 Bradford Bulldogs NIHL 2 5 1 1 2 0
10. Troy Evans (F) 2019-2020 Bradford Bulldogs NIHL 2 6 0 2 2 0
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Shaun Dippnall (F) 150 83 184 267
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. Shaun Dippnall (F) 150 83 184 267
3. Filip Supa (F) 56 82 39 121
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) 150 83 184 267
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) 97 15 37 282
2. Lee Kemp (D) 119 10 40 266
3. Calum Ruddick (D) 73 9 27 211
4. Berwyn Hughes (D) 123 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) 167 14 37 51
3. Shaun Dippnall (F) 150 83 184 267
4. Berwyn Hughes (D) 123 19 33 52
5. Lee Kemp (D) 119 10 30 40
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Matthew Tarpey (F) 1 4 6 6.000
2. Scott McKenzie (F) 28 57 128 4.571
3. Liam Redwood (D) 1 0 3 3.000
4. Jakub Hájek (F) 33 39 78 2.364
5. Oliver Barron (F) 92 106 211 2.293
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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" 178 lbs 25.44
2018-2019 6'0" 187 lbs 28.87
2017-2018 6'0" 185 lbs 28.00
2016-2017 6'0" 186 lbs 27.40
2015-2016 5'11" 181 lbs 25.15
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