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Team Facts
Plays in NCAA Division I Full name Canisius College Golden Griffins Town Buffalo, NY, USA

2023-2024 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S Ctrct
GOALTENDERS
#41 David Fessenden (G) 25 1998 Parker, CO, USA 6'6" 229 L
#32 Alexander Houston (G) 21 2002 Canton, OH, USA 6'2" 190 L
#30 Ethan Robertson (G) 22 2002 Courtice, ON, CAN 6'1" 170 L
DEFENSEMEN
#53 Jack Budd (D) 20 2003 Toronto, ON, CAN 6'0" 181 L
#27 Powell Connor (D) 23 2000 Chilliwack, BC, CAN 6'2" 190 R
#57 Brenden Datema (D) 24 1999 Sterling Heights, MI, USA 6'5" 220 R
#24 Jackson Decker (D) 24 1999 Algonquin, IL, USA 5'11" 170 L
#12 Luke Farthing (D) 24 1999 Stoutsville, OH, USA 5'10" 181 R
#5 Robert Kincaid (D) 21 2002 Barrhead, AB, CAN 6'2" 185 L
#94 Hudson Lambert (D) 25 1998 Richmond Hill, ON, CAN 6'0" 190 R
#4 Keegan Langefels (D) 23 2001 Eden Prairie, MN, USA 6'0" 185 L
#77 Jack Lyons (D) 24 1999 Mississauga, ON, CAN 6'1" 205 L
#59 David Melaragni (D) 25 1998 Philadelphia, PA, USA 6'0" 181 L
#73 Cody Schiavon (D) 23 2000 West Kelowna, BC, CAN 6'0" 201 R
FORWARDS
#37 Hunter Andrew (F) 21 2002 Virden, MB, CAN 6'0" 165 L
#26
Stefano Bottini (LW/RW) 21 2002 Lugano, SUI 6'0" 181 L
#14 Trey Funk (F) 21 2002 Redwood Meadows, AB, CAN 6'1" 181 R
#8 Matteo Giampa (RW) 20 2003 Virgil, ON, CAN 6'0" 176 R
#23 Cooper Haar (LW) 24 1999 Huntington Beach, CA, USA 6'3" 205 L
#9 Kyle Haskins (F) 24 2000 Huntington, VT, USA 5'10" 185 L
#20
Randy Hernández (RW) 25 1999 Miami, FL, USA 6'0" 190 R
#88 Killian Kiecker-Olson (C) 23 2001 Andover, MN, USA 6'1" 190 R
#72
Max Kouznetsov (LW/C) 23 2000 Voorhees, NJ, USA 5'11" 174 L
#13 Griffin Loughran (F) 25 1998 Orchard Park, NY, USA 5'7" 146 R
#55 Christian MacDougall (F) 22 2001 Toronto, ON, CAN 6'0" 181 L
#91 Alton McDermott (RW) 22 2001 Oakville, ON, CAN 5'10" 181 R
#25
Jackson Nieuwendyk (F) 21 2002 Dallas, TX, USA 6'1" 172 L
#47 Grant Porter (F) 22 2002 Weston, MA, USA 5'11" 181 R
#92 Oliver Tarr (RW) 22 2002 Uxbridge, ON, CAN 6'0" 170 R
#61 Erik Urbank (RW) 24 1999 Orchard Park, NY, USA 6'2" 194 R
#15 Matthew Vermaeten (F) 23 2001 Ottawa, ON, CAN 5'10" 165 L
Position: G: 3, D: 11, F: 17 | Av Age: 22.81 years | Av Ht: 6'0" | Av Wt: 184 lbs | Compare with other teams
Team Staff
Team staff history
Demographics
Nationality
Team Facts
Nationalities 16 players
14 players
1 player
Experience Canisius College: 1 469 GP
Team Captains
Team captaincy history
Arena Information
Arena Name KeyBank Rink at HarborCenter Location Buffalo, NY, USA Capacity 1 800 Construction Year 2014
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
01/20/2024
01/20/2024 Confirmed Joining Kyan Haldenby (F) Joining from Shreveport Mudbugs
01/12/2024
01/12/2024 Confirmed Joining David Elmy (F) Joining from St. Michael's Buzzers
01/02/2024
01/02/2024 Confirmed Joining Carter Patterson (D) Joining from Blackfalds Bulldogs
10/28/2023
10/28/2023 Confirmed Leaving Mansoor Egbali (G) Leaving for SUNY-Potsdam
10/21/2023
10/21/2023 Confirmed Leaving Lincoln Erne (D) Leaving for Newfoundland Growlers
10/07/2023
10/07/2023 Confirmed Joining Petter Wickström (G) Joining from Kenai River Brown Bears
09/27/2023
09/27/2023 Confirmed Joining Jacksenn Hungle (F) Joining from Victoria Grizzlies
09/25/2023
09/25/2023 Confirmed Joining Luke Mackenzie (F) Joining from Virden Oil Capitals
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
1994-1995 NCAA III 26 16 4 6 - - - - 36 1.38 - -
1995-1996 NCAA III 27 18 2 7 - - - - 38 1.41 - -
1996-1997 NCAA III 26 13 2 11 - - - - 28 1.08 - -
1997-1998 NCAA III 26 12 3 11 - - - - 27 1.04 - -
1998-1999 NCAA 36 16 5 15 - - 143 119 29 0.81 4 -
1999-2000 NCAA 35 21 4 10 - - 113 95 35 1.00 3 -
2000-2001 NCAA 33 17 4 12 - - 117 111 30 0.91 4 -
2001-2002 NCAA 35 14 4 17 - - 122 114 30 0.86 5 -
2002-2003 NCAA 37 12 4 21 - - 85 126 24 0.65 7 -
2003-2004 NCAA 34 10 8 16 - - 84 107 22 0.65 6 -
2004-2005 NCAA 35 16 4 15 - - 98 98 31 0.89 2 -
2005-2006 NCAA 35 10 2 23 - - 87 114 18 0.51 7 -
2006-2007 NCAA 35 9 3 23 - - 86 130 21 0.60 9 -
2007-2008 NCAA 37 11 6 20 - - 93 121 25 0.68 6 -
2008-2009 NCAA 37 15 6 16 - - 114 111 28 0.76 5 -
2009-2010 NCAA 37 17 5 15 - - 125 122 30 0.81 5 -
2010-2011 NCAA 38 13 6 19 - - 110 135 25 0.66 8 -
2011-2012 NCAA 36 10 4 22 - - 66 111 23 0.64 9 -
2012-2013 NCAA 43 19 5 19 - - 113 104 26 0.60 7 First round loss
2013-2014 NCAA 41 17 3 21 - - 120 125 25 0.61 7 -
2014-2015 NCAA 37 18 7 12 - - 94 73 36 0.97 2 -
2015-2016 NCAA 39 12 5 22 - - 92 121 25 0.64 6 -
2016-2017 NCAA 39 21 7 11 - - 107 85 42 1.08 1 -
2017-2018 NCAA 38 19 2 17 - - 117 108 34 0.89 2 -
2018-2019 NCAA 37 12 5 20 - - 103 133 20 0.54 11 -
2019-2020 NCAA 36 10 6 20 - - 93 122 36 1.00 9 -
2020-2021 NCAA 17 11 0 6 - - 56 46 24 1.41 4 -
2021-2022 NCAA 35 16 3 16 - - 99 97 43 1.23 2 Conference QF loss
2022-2023 NCAA 42 20 3 19 - - 118 119 41 0.98 4 Conference Champion
2023-2024 NCAA 34 9 - 18 2 1 94 118 32 0.94 9 -
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Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. David Elmy (F) 2023-2024 St. Michael's Buzzers OJHL 54 42 36 78 24
2. Dominic Payne (D) 2023-2024 Sherwood Park Crusaders AJHL 41 13 39 52 42
3. Kyan Haldenby (F) 2023-2024 Shreveport Mudbugs NAHL 48 19 21 40 18
4. Tyler Wiseman (F) 2023-2024 ESC Riverrats Geretsried Germany4 28 16 24 40 10
5. Austin Alger (F) 2023-2024 IPK Mestis 34 21 17 38 8
6. Keaton Mastrodonato (F) 2023-2024 Idaho Steelheads ECHL 36 20 15 35 24
7. Félix Chamberland (F) 2023-2024 Caen France2 24 14 20 34 24
8. Logan Roe (D) 2023-2024 Black Wings Linz ICEHL 47 12 22 34 18
9. Ryan Schmelzer (F) 2023-2024 Utica Comets AHL 49 11 23 34 32
10. Carter Patterson (D) 2023-2024 Blackfalds Bulldogs AJHL 46 7 26 33 55
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Mike Torrillo (F) 117 121 143 264
2. Kevin Sykes (F) 103 113 120 233
3. Joshua Oort (F) 103 67 105 172
4. Mike Sisti (F) 120 74 89 163
5. Gary Roessler (F) 90 68 84 152
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Mike Torrillo (F) 117 121 143 264
2. Kevin Sykes (F) 103 113 120 233
3. Mike Sisti (F) 120 74 89 163
4. Gary Roessler (F) 90 68 84 152
5. Joshua Oort (F) 103 67 105 172
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Mike Torrillo (F) 117 121 143 264
2. Kevin Sykes (F) 103 113 120 233
3. Joshua Oort (F) 103 67 105 172
4. Derrick Bishop (F) 103 46 98 144
5. Josh Heidinger (F) 141 37 95 132
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Peter MacDougall (F) 128 8 27 396
2. Kelly Leroux (D) 104 17 81 376
3. Carl Hudson (D) 132 44 90 353
4. Daryl Pierce (D) 123 9 41 320
5. Jason Spence (D) 110 5 11 289
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Ben Danford (D) 158 10 74 84
2. Ralph Cuddemi (F) 154 61 62 123
3. Dylan McLaughlin (F) 152 58 89 147
4. Kyle Gibbons (F) 152 57 73 130
5. Doug Jessey (D) 152 12 34 46
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Mike Torrillo (F) 117 121 264 2.26
2. Kevin Sykes (F) 103 113 233 2.26
3. Andy Pettinato (F) 2 1 4 2.00
4. Mark Wagner (F) 54 53 102 1.89
5. Gary Roessler (F) 90 68 152 1.69
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Mike Torrillo (F) 1987-1988 NCAA III 27 33 41 74 2.74 44
2. Mike Torrillo (F) 1985-1986 NCAA III 29 27 43 70 2.41 -
3. Mike Torrillo (F) 1986-1987 NCAA III 32 36 33 69 2.16 52
4. Kevin Sykes (F) 1985-1986 NCAA III 26 28 36 64 2.46 -
5. Kevin Sykes (F) 1986-1987 NCAA III 29 31 30 61 2.10 22
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Mike Torrillo (F) 1986-1987 NCAA III 32 36 33 69 2.16 52
2. Mike Torrillo (F) 1987-1988 NCAA III 27 33 41 74 2.74 44
3. Mike Sisti (F) 1988-1989 NCAA III 34 33 24 57 1.68 46
4. Mark Wagner (F) 1981-1982 NCAA III 28 33 23 56 2.00 32
5. Kevin Sykes (F) 1986-1987 NCAA III 29 31 30 61 2.10 22
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Mike Torrillo (F) 1985-1986 NCAA III 29 27 43 70 2.41 -
2. Mike Torrillo (F) 1987-1988 NCAA III 27 33 41 74 2.74 44
3. Kevin Sykes (F) 1985-1986 NCAA III 26 28 36 64 2.46 -
4. Curt Gross (F) 1986-1987 NCAA III 32 20 35 55 1.72 22
5. Mike Torrillo (F) 1986-1987 NCAA III 32 36 33 69 2.16 52
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Kelly Leroux (D) 1992-1993 NCAA III 28 9 17 26 0.93 160
2. Peter MacDougall (F) 2009-2010 NCAA 32 3 5 8 0.25 131
3. Carl Hudson (D) 2009-2010 NCAA 35 14 20 34 0.97 120
4. Peter MacDougall (F) 2007-2008 NCAA 28 1 5 6 0.21 116
5. Rob Martin (F) 2002-2003 NCAA 34 5 15 20 0.59 109
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2023-2024 6'0" 184 lbs 22.81
2022-2023 6'0" 188 lbs 23.04
2021-2022 6'0" 188 lbs 22.75
2020-2021 6'0" 191 lbs 22.08
2019-2020 6'0" 191 lbs 22.10
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