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2020-2021 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S Ctrct
GOALTENDERS
Janis Auzins (G) 29 1991 Riga, LAT 6'1" 190 L
Yuto Ito (G) 29 1991 Tomakomai, JPN 5'7" 152 L
FORWARDS
Sandis Zolmanis (C) 26 1994 Valmiera, LAT 6'0" 190 L 21/22
Position: G: 2, F: 1 | Av Age: 28 years | Av Ht: 5'11" | Av Wt: 177 lbs | Compare with other teams

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Arena Information
  • Arena Name Kushiro Ice Arena
  • Location Kushiro, JPN
  • Capacity 3 000
  • Construction Year 1996
Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
10/14/2020
10/14/2020 Confirmed Leaving Edmunds Augstkalns (D) Leaving for Olimp Riga
10/19/2019
10/19/2019 Confirmed Leaving Vyacheslav Trukhno (F) Leaving for Olimp Riga
06/17/2019
06/17/2019 Confirmed Leaving Drew MacIntyre (G) Leaving for Oji Eagles
06/17/2019 Confirmed Joining Janis Auzins (G) Joining from Prizma Riga
06/08/2019
06/08/2019 Confirmed Leaving Kenta Takagi (F) Leaving for Oji Eagles
06/08/2019 Confirmed Leaving Shogo Nakajima (F) Leaving for Oji Eagles
11/22/2018
11/22/2018 Confirmed Leaving Denis Akimoto (D) Leaving for Zaglebie Sosnowiec
08/19/2018
08/19/2018 Confirmed Joining Maxim Potapov (F) Joining from SC Csíkszereda
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
Nippon Paper Cranes
1993-1994 JIHL 30 12 1 17 - - 95 121 25 4 Did not make playoffs
1994-1995 JIHL 15 7 1 7 - - 52 50 15 4 -
JIHL 15 7 0 8 - - 51 59 14 4 Did not make playoffs
1995-1996 JIHL 20 3 2 15 - - 70 85 8 6 -
JIHL 20 6 0 14 - - 70 86 12 5 Did not make playoffs
1996-1997 JIHL 30 8 3 19 - - 83 125 19 5 Did not make playoffs
1997-1998 JIHL 40 11 2 27 - - 120 167 24 6 Did not make playoffs
1998-1999 JIHL 40 18 4 18 - - 138 147 40 4 Semifinal loss
1999-2000 JIHL 30 14 3 13 - - 94 88 31 3 Semifinal loss
2000-2001 JIHL 40 20 3 17 - - 126 115 43 4 Semifinal loss
2001-2002 JIHL 40 25 - 8 3 4 162 105 59, 1 Semifinal loss
2002-2003 JIHL 32 14 - 13 2 3 104 100 34, 3 Qualification loss
2003-2004 Asia League 16 13 0 3 0 0 80 49 39 No playoffs held
JIHL 24 9 - 11 2 2 93 88 - 3 No playoffs held
2004-2005 Asia League 42 31 5 6 0 0 206 85 98 1 Final loss
2005-2006 Asia League 38 30 1 5 2 0 240 66 95 1 Final loss
2006-2007 Asia League 34 27 1 3 1 1 198 79 86 1 Champion
2007-2008 Asia League 30 15 2 11 1 1 97 85 50 4 Final loss
2008-2009 Asia League 36 18 - 8 5 5 120 95 69 4 Champion
2009-2010 Asia League 36 18 - 10 6 2 128 101 68 3 Final loss
2010-2011 Asia League 36 21 - 7 3 5 141 95 74 2 Semifinal loss
2011-2012 Asia League 36 16 - 14 4 2 128 110 58 4 Semifinal loss
2012-2013 Asia League 42 17 - 9 10 6 176 130 77 3 Semifinal loss
2013-2014 Asia League 42 22 - 15 4 1 168 126 75 3 Champion
2014-2015 Asia League 48 15 - 18 9 6 160 157 69 6 Did not make playoffs
2015-2016 Asia League 48 25 - 14 4 5 166 125 88 3 Semifinal loss
2016-2017 Asia League 48 23 - 17 2 6 169 153 79 5 Quarterfinal loss
2017-2018 Asia League 28 9 - 13 2 4 79 91 35 7 Did not make playoffs
2018-2019 Asia League 34 13 - 10 6 5 93 77 56 4 Final loss
East Hokkaido Cranes
2019-2020 Asia League 36 12 - 17 3 4 73 104 46 5 Did not make playoffs
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Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
Nippon Paper Cranes
2017-2018 Japan Cup - - - - - - - - - - -
2018-2019 Japan Cup - - - - - - - - - - -
East Hokkaido Cranes
2019-2020 Japan Cup - - - - - - - - - - -
2020-2021 Japan Cup - - - - - - - - - - -

Stars and Cult Players

Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Colton Yellow Horn (F) 2020-2021 SC Csíkszereda Erste Liga 31 16 30 46 -
2. Wacey Rabbit (F) 2020-2021 Jacksonville Icemen ECHL 17 2 8 10 12
3. Edmunds Augstkalns (D) 2020-2021 Olimp Riga Latvia 16 1 4 5 8
4. Edmunds Augstkalns (D) 2020-2021 Kiruna IF HockeyEttan 6 1 2 3 6
5. Denis Akimoto (D) 2020-2021 Nikko Icebucks Japan Cup - - - - -
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Darcy Mitani (F) 453 256 390 646
2. Kengo Ito (D) 795 112 342 463
3. Motoaki Takeuchi (F) 596 192 244 436
4. Joel Oshiro Dyck (D) 519 121 292 413
5. Masahito Nishiwaki (F) 514 178 223 401
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Darcy Mitani (F) 453 256 390 646
2. Motoaki Takeuchi (F) 596 192 244 436
3. Masatoshi Ito (F) 290 179 188 367
4. Masahito Nishiwaki (F) 514 178 223 401
5. Joel Oshiro Dyck (D) 519 121 292 413
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Darcy Mitani (F) 453 256 390 646
2. Kengo Ito (D) 795 112 342 463
3. Joel Oshiro Dyck (D) 519 121 292 413
4. Motoaki Takeuchi (F) 596 192 244 436
5. Masahito Nishiwaki (F) 514 178 223 401
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Joel Oshiro Dyck (D) 519 121 413 750
2. Kengo Ito (D) 795 112 463 629
3. Shinya Yanadori (D) 383 50 250 573
4. Masahito Nishiwaki (F) 514 178 401 476
5. Hideyuki Osawa (D) 578 74 256 430
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Kengo Ito (D) 795 112 342 463
2. Hiroaki Kobayashi (D) 600 53 80 133
3. Motoaki Takeuchi (F) 596 192 244 436
4. Hideyuki Osawa (D) 578 74 182 256
5. Hiroshi Sato (F) 550 79 119 198
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Derek Plante (F) 59 48 122 2.068
2. Adam Miller (F) 42 25 73 1.738
3. Mike Radja (F) 84 63 137 1.631
4. Chris Lindberg (F) 29 13 45 1.552
5. Al Conroy (F) 139 72 203 1.460
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Derek Plante (F) 2005-2006 Asia League 35 28 47 75 2.14 64
2. Adam Miller (F) 2013-2014 Asia League 42 25 48 73 1.74 58
3. Mike Radja (F) 2013-2014 Asia League 42 35 37 72 1.71 40
4. Darcy Mitani (F) 2004-2005 Asia League 42 25 44 69 1.64 18
5. Masatoshi Ito (F) 2006-2007 Asia League 34 28 40 68 2.00 8
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Mike Radja (F) 2013-2014 Asia League 42 35 37 72 1.71 40
2. Hiroki Ueno (F) 2015-2016 Asia League 48 34 13 47 0.98 46
3. Masatoshi Ito (F) 2004-2005 Asia League 42 33 24 57 1.36 10
4. Jeff LoVecchio (F) 2016-2017 Asia League 48 33 19 52 1.08 58
5. Darcy Mitani (F) 2001-2002 JIHL 38 30 36 66 1.74 -
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Adam Miller (F) 2013-2014 Asia League 42 25 48 73 1.74 58
2. Derek Plante (F) 2005-2006 Asia League 35 28 47 75 2.14 64
3. Darcy Mitani (F) 2004-2005 Asia League 42 25 44 69 1.64 18
4. Darcy Mitani (F) 2006-2007 Asia League 33 20 42 62 1.88 53
5. Kengo Ito (D) 2005-2006 Asia League 38 12 42 54 1.42 44
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Shinya Yanadori (D) 2016-2017 Asia League 46 3 37 40 0.87 117
2. Myles O'Connor (D) 1997-1998 JIHL 31 4 11 15 0.48 107
3. Joel Oshiro Dyck (D) 2004-2005 Asia League 38 8 18 26 0.68 106
4. Shun Sakata (D) 2015-2016 Asia League 48 7 16 23 0.48 102
5. Joel Oshiro Dyck (D) 1995-1996 JIHL 37 13 15 28 0.76 98
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2020-2021 5'11" 177 lbs 28.00
2019-2020 5'10" 174 lbs 28.55
2018-2019 5'10" 174 lbs 28.78
2017-2018 5'10" 174 lbs 27.76
2016-2017 5'11" 176 lbs 28.04
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