Team Facts
Plays in - Team colours Black + Silver + White Town New Haven, CT, USA Founded 1972

1984-1985 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
Mike Blake (G) 1956 Kitchener, ON, CAN 6'1" 190 L
Dave Hainsworth (G) 74 1948 Kitchener, ON, CAN 5'10" 181 -
Mario Proulx (G) 61 1961 Drummondville, QC, CAN 5'11" 174 L
Dave Ross (G) 60 1962 Victoria, BC, CAN 6'0" 174 -
Ron Scott (G) 62 1960 Guelph, ON, CAN 5'8" 154 L
DEFENSEMEN
Russ Anderson (D) 67 1955 Minneapolis, MN, USA 6'3" 209 L
André Doré (D) 64 1958 Montréal, QC, CAN 6'2" 201 R
Mike Guentzel (D) 60 1962 Grand Rapids, MN, USA 6'1" 190 -
Michael Heidt (D) 59 1963 Calgary, AB, CAN 6'1" 190 L
Dean Kennedy (D) 60 1963 Redvers, SK, CAN 6'1" 194 R
Grant Ledyard (D) 61 1961 Winnipeg, MB, CAN 6'2" 196 L
Dave Lundmark (D) 57 1965 Virginia, MN, USA 6'0" 190 L
#6 Chris Renaud (D) 62 1960 Windsor, ON, CAN 5'11" 174 -
Steve Richmond (D) 63 1959 Chicago, IL, USA 6'1" 205 L
Jens Peter Sawkins (D) 59 1963 Skagen, DEN 6'3" 190 -
Howard Scruton (D) 60 1962 Toronto, ON, CAN - - -
Al Sims (D) 69 1953 Toronto, ON, CAN 6'0" 183 -
Stuart Smith (D) 62 1960 Mississauga, ON, CAN 6'1" 201 R
Al Tuer (D) 59 1963 North Battleford, SK, CAN 6'0" 190 L
Jim Wiemer (D/LW) 62 1961 Sudbury, ON, CAN 6'4" 216 L
FORWARDS
Mike Backman (RW) 68 1955 Halifax, NS, CAN 5'10" 174 R
Mike Blaisdell (RW) 63 1960 Moose Jaw, SK, CAN 6'0" 198 R
Dan Brennan (F) 62 1960 Dawson Creek, BC, CAN 6'3" 212 -
Marty Dallman (C) 59 1963 Niagara Falls, ON, CAN 5'10" 181 R
Daryl Evans (LW) 62 1961 Toronto, ON, CAN 5'8" 185 L
Rob Flockhart (LW) 1956 Sicamous, BC, CAN 6'0" 185 L
Robbie Ftorek (C) 71 1952 Needham, MA, USA 5'10" 154 L
Dave Gagner (C) 58 1964 Chatham, ON, CAN 5'11" 187 L
Randy Heath (F) 58 1964 Vancouver, BC, CAN 5'8" 165 L
Dean Hopkins (RW) 63 1959 Cobourg, ON, CAN 6'1" 205 R
Kurt Kleinendorst (F) 62 1960 Grand Rapids, MN, USA 6'2" 190 L
Chris Kontos (LW) 59 1963 Toronto, ON, CAN 6'1" 194 L
Mark Lofthouse (RW) 65 1957 New Westminster, BC, CAN 6'2" 194 R
George McPhee (F) 64 1958 Guelph, ON, CAN 5'9" 174 L
Gerry Minor (C) 64 1958 Regina, SK, CAN 5'9" 174 L
Carl Mokosak (LW) 60 1962 Fort Saskatchewan, AB, CAN 6'1" 201 L
Mark Morrison (C) 59 1963 Prince George, BC, CAN 5'8" 148 R
Bill O'Dwyer (C) 63 1960 Boston, MA, USA 6'0" 190 L
Larry Patey (C) 69 1953 Toronto, ON, CAN 6'1" 185 L
Darcy Roy (LW) 58 1964 Haileybury, ON, CAN 5'11" 190 L
Steve Seguin (RW) 58 1964 Cornwall, ON, CAN 6'2" 201 L
Blaine Stoughton (LW) 69 1953 Gilbert Plains, MB, CAN 5'11" 185 L
Robert Tudor (C) 66 1956 Cupar, SK, CAN 5'11" 190 R
Position: G: 2, D: 11, F: 19 | Av Age: 24.91 years | Av Ht: 6'0" | Av Wt: 188 lbs | Compare with other teams
Team Staff
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Demographics
Nationality
Team Facts
Nationalities 34 players
8 players
1 player
Experience New Haven Nighthawks: 3 756 GP
NHL: 7 906 GP
WC: 54 GP
OG: 36 GP
SHL: 58 GP
Liiga: 36 GP
AHL: 7 247 GP
DEL: 163 GP
Games
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
1972-1973 AHL 76 16 20 40 - - 246 331 52 0.68 6 Did not make playoffs
1973-1974 AHL 76 35 10 31 - - 291 275 80 1.05 4 Division Final loss
1974-1975 AHL 76 30 11 35 - - 282 302 71 0.93 5 Final loss
1975-1976 AHL 76 29 8 39 - - 261 295 66 0.87 2 Division Semifinal loss
1976-1977 AHL 80 43 6 31 - - 333 287 92 1.15 2 Semifinal loss
1977-1978 AHL 80 38 11 31 - - 313 292 87 1.09 2 Final loss
1978-1979 AHL 80 46 9 25 - - 346 271 101 1.26 1 Final loss
1979-1980 AHL 80 46 9 25 - - 350 305 101 1.26 1 Division Final loss
1980-1981 AHL 80 29 11 40 - - 295 321 69 0.86 4 Division Semifinal loss
1981-1982 AHL 80 39 8 33 - - 292 276 86 1.08 3 Division Semifinal loss
1982-1983 AHL 80 38 8 34 - - 337 329 84 1.05 3 Division Final loss
1983-1984 AHL 80 36 4 40 - - 365 371 76 0.95 5 Did not make playoffs
1984-1985 AHL 80 31 8 41 - - 315 341 70 0.88 5 Did not make playoffs
1985-1986 AHL 80 36 7 37 - - 340 343 79 0.99 4 Division Semifinal loss
1986-1987 AHL 80 44 - 25 - 11 331 315 99 1.24 3 Division Semifinal loss
1987-1988 AHL 80 33 7 37 - 3 288 307 76 0.95 5 Did not make playoffs
1988-1989 AHL 80 35 10 35 - - 325 309 80 1.00 4 Final loss
1989-1990 AHL 80 32 7 41 - - 283 316 71 0.89 7 Did not make playoffs
1990-1991 AHL 80 24 11 45 - - 246 324 59 0.74 7 Did not make playoffs
1991-1992 AHL 80 39 4 37 - - 305 309 82 1.03 3 Division Semifinal loss
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Andy Otto (D) 2022-2023 Hijs Hokij Den Haag II Netherlands3 4 2 3 5 2
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Tom Colley (F) 534 204 281 485
2. Bill O'Dwyer (F) 293 92 147 239
3. Dale Lewis (F) 299 86 151 237
4. Mark Lofthouse (F) 208 98 130 228
5. Jerry Byers (F) 213 94 112 206
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Tom Colley (F) 534 204 281 485
2. Mark Lofthouse (F) 208 98 130 228
3. Jerry Byers (F) 213 94 112 206
4. Bill O'Dwyer (F) 293 92 147 239
5. Daryl Evans (F) 169 87 72 159
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Tom Colley (F) 534 204 281 485
2. Dale Lewis (F) 299 86 151 237
3. Bill O'Dwyer (F) 293 92 147 239
4. Mark Lofthouse (F) 208 98 130 228
5. John Bednarski (D) 215 35 129 164
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Mike Backman (F) 218 57 149 804
2. Al Tuer (D) 210 3 40 688
3. Dan Clark (D) 210 11 73 612
4. Craig Duncanson (F) 177 57 151 522
5. Chris Ahrens (D) 195 8 52 512
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Tom Colley (F) 534 204 281 485
2. Dale Lewis (F) 299 86 151 237
3. Bill O'Dwyer (F) 293 92 147 239
4. Brock Tredway (F) 263 73 98 171
5. Tim Bothwell (D) 236 34 119 153
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Garry Galley (D) 4 2 8 2.00
2. Tim Young (F) 13 7 20 1.54
3. Gary Gambucci (F) 2 1 3 1.50
4. Guy Charron (F) 2 1 3 1.50
5. Tom Thomson (D) 2 0 3 1.50
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Steve West (F) 1973-1974 AHL 76 50 60 110 1.45 41
2. Stan Drulia (F) 1991-1992 AHL 77 49 53 102 1.32 46
3. Mark Lofthouse (F) 1983-1984 AHL 79 37 64 101 1.28 45
4. Ed Johnstone (F) 1976-1977 AHL 80 40 58 98 1.23 79
5. John Anderson (F) 1991-1992 AHL 68 41 54 95 1.40 24
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Daryl Evans (F) 1983-1984 AHL 69 51 34 85 1.23 14
2. Steve West (F) 1973-1974 AHL 76 50 60 110 1.45 41
3. Stan Drulia (F) 1991-1992 AHL 77 49 53 102 1.32 46
4. Bill Lochead (F) 1979-1980 AHL 68 46 43 89 1.31 90
5. Scott Bjugstad (F) 1989-1990 AHL 47 45 21 66 1.40 40
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Mark Lofthouse (F) 1983-1984 AHL 79 37 64 101 1.28 45
2. Steve West (F) 1973-1974 AHL 76 50 60 110 1.45 41
3. Blake Dunlop (F) 1976-1977 AHL 76 33 60 93 1.22 16
4. Ed Johnstone (F) 1976-1977 AHL 80 40 58 98 1.23 79
5. Tom Colley (F) 1976-1977 AHL 80 37 56 93 1.16 36
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Mike Backman (F) 1979-1980 AHL 74 18 28 46 0.62 456
2. Pierre-Yves Giroux (F) 1982-1983 AHL 62 16 31 47 0.76 337
3. Frank Beaton (F) 1978-1979 AHL 74 6 23 29 0.39 319
4. Darryl Williams (F) 1990-1991 AHL 57 14 11 25 0.44 278
5. Dean Turner (D) 1978-1979 AHL 76 9 25 34 0.45 275
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
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