Team Facts
Plays in - Town Bloomington, IL, USA Founded 2014

2014-2015 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#33 Logan Halladay (G) 26 1996 Cary, NC, USA 6'1" 201 L
#1 David Jacobson (G) 28 1994 Calabasas, CA, USA 6'1" 190 L
#30 Hayden Lavigne (G) 26 1996 Brampton, ON, CAN 6'3" 201 L
DEFENSEMEN
#9 Jérémy Davies (D) Buffalo Sabres 25 1996 Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC, CAN 5'11" 181 L
#2
Butrus Ghafari (D) 26 1996 Detroit, MI, USA 5'11" 196 L
#6 Max Gottlieb (D) 27 1995 Old Bridge, NJ, USA 6'0" 190 L
#5 Nikolas Koberstein (D) 26 1996 Barrhead, AB, CAN 6'2" 185 R
#8 Joseph Maguire (D) 26 1996 Dix Hills, NY, USA 6'0" 190 L
#26 Matt Nuttle (D) 27 1995 East Aurora, NY, USA 5'11" 181 R
#24 Vince Pedrie (D)   “A” 28 1994 Aurora, IL, USA 6'0" 194 L
#14 Andrew Roye (D) 27 1995 Orchard Lake, MI, USA 5'9" 179 L
#25 Tanner Salsberry (D) 27 1995 Plainfield, IL, USA 6'1" 205 R
#27 Josh Shellman (D) 28 1994 Detroit, MI, USA 5'10" 234 L
#4 Jalen Smereck (D) 25 1997 Detroit, MI, USA 6'0" 190 L
#28 Ethan Spaxman (D) 25 1996 Guelph, ON, CAN 6'4" 194 L
#26 Cameron Spicer (D) 26 1996 Erie, CO, USA 6'1" 192 R
FORWARDS
#11 Joseph Abate (LW) 24 1998 Bloomingdale, IL, USA 6'2" 187 L
#17 Tarek Baker (LW) 25 1997 Verona, WI, USA 5'10" 190 L
#18 Van Barr (F) 25 1997 Kansas City, MO, USA 5'10" 172 L
#7 Shane Bednard (RW) 27 1994 Macomb, MI, USA 5'10" 179 R
#11 Bailey Conger (C/W) 25 1997 Boise, ID, USA 6'1" 198 R
#19 Patrick Curry (C/LW) 26 1996 Schaumburg, IL, USA 5'10" 185 L
#8 Maxim Dzhioshvili (F) 26 1996 Moskva, RUS 6'3" 214 R
#15 Vladislav Dzhioshvili (F) 24 1998 Moskva, RUS 6'0" 190 L
#12 Ryan Galt (F)   “A” 27 1995 Omaha, NE, USA 5'11" 192 R
#9 Tyler Gernhofer (F) 27 1995 Grapevine, TX, USA 5'10" 194 R
#23 Blake Gober (F) 27 1995 Colleyville, TX, USA 5'8" 179 R
#11 Jack Jenkins (C/RW)   “A” 27 1995 Lake Bluff, IL, USA 5'11" 192 R
#20 Jason Kalinowski (RW) 27 1995 Stamford, CT, USA 5'11" 181 R
#22 Logan Lambdin (LW) 26 1995 Wyandotte, MI, USA 5'8" 181 L
#27 Mitchell Mattson (C) 24 1998 Grand Rapids, MN, USA 6'4" 192 L
#16 Alec Mehr (C) 25 1997 Los Angeles, CA, USA 6'0" 194 R
#21 Matt Mendelson (F)   “A” 27 1995 Upper St. Clair, PA, USA 5'10" 170 R
#10 Steven Merl (C) 26 1996 Bloomfield, MI, USA 6'4" 207 R
#15 Ryan Siroky (F)   “C” 27 1995 Manhattan Beach, CA, USA 6'0" 205 R
#13 Jake Slaker (C) 26 1996 San Diego, CA, USA 5'11" 185 L
#28 Mitchel Slattery (RW) 26 1996 Lino Lakes, MN, USA 5'11" 174 L
#25 Tanner Tweeten (RW) 25 1997 East Grand Forks, MN, USA 6'2" 205 R
Position: G: 3, D: 13, F: 18 | Av Age: 19.24 years | Av Ht: 6'0" | Av Wt: 190 lbs | Compare with other teams
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Team Facts
Nationalities 32 players
4 players
2 players
Experience Bloomington Thunder: 2 167 GP
NHL: 22 GP
KHL: 17 GP
AHL: 421 GP
DEL: 46 GP
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Arena Information
Arena Name Grossinger Motors Arena Location Bloomington, IL, USA Capacity 6 000 Construction Year 2006
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
05/06/2019
05/06/2019 Confirmed Leaving Philippe Lapointe (F) Leaving for Trail Smoke Eaters
05/03/2019
05/03/2019 Confirmed Leaving Calen Kiefiuk (F) Leaving for UMass
01/18/2019
01/18/2019 Confirmed Joining Connor Mayer (D) Joining from Fargo Force
01/18/2019 Confirmed Joining Tyler Gratton (F) Joining from Fargo Force
01/18/2019 Confirmed Leaving Jeremy Davidson (F) Leaving for Fargo Force
01/02/2019
01/02/2019 Confirmed Leaving Benito Posa (F) Leaving for Green Bay Gamblers
12/28/2018
12/28/2018 Confirmed Joining Tomas Vochozka (F) Joining from Chippewa Steel
11/29/2018
11/29/2018 Confirmed Leaving Tate Singleton (F) Leaving for Ohio State Univ.
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
Bloomington Thunder
2014-2015 USHL 60 29 - 24 - 7 173 187 65 1.08 5 Did not make playoffs
2015-2016 USHL 60 36 - 18 - 5 176 152 78 1.30 4 Semifinal loss
2016-2017 USHL 60 25 - 27 - 8 150 177 58 0.97 6 Did not make playoffs
Central Illinois Flying Aces
2017-2018 USHL 60 14 - 39 - 7 161 258 35 0.58 9 Did not make playoffs
2018-2019 USHL 62 24 - 33 - 5 183 225 53 0.85 7 Did not make playoffs
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Cal Kiefiuk (F) 162 37 61 98
2. Tarek Baker (F) 144 37 47 84
3. Jérémy Davies (D) 103 16 53 69
4. Vladislav Dzhioshvili (F) 120 30 38 68
5. Jake Slaker (F) 114 34 33 67
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Logan Lambdin (F) 106 38 27 65
2. Cal Kiefiuk (F) 162 37 61 98
3. Tarek Baker (F) 144 37 47 84
4. Jake Slaker (F) 114 34 33 67
5. Vladislav Dzhioshvili (F) 120 30 38 68
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Cal Kiefiuk (F) 162 37 61 98
2. Jérémy Davies (D) 103 16 53 69
3. Tarek Baker (F) 144 37 47 84
4. Wyatt Kalynuk (D) 119 9 46 55
5. Vladislav Dzhioshvili (F) 120 30 38 68
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Simon Butala (D) 101 2 11 204
2. Blake Gober (F) 101 20 43 167
3. Tarek Baker (F) 144 37 84 165
4. Jake Durflinger (F) 103 23 56 162
5. Patrick Curry (F) 115 26 53 155
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Cal Kiefiuk (F) 162 37 61 98
2. Alec Mehr (F) 161 29 29 58
3. Tarek Baker (F) 144 37 47 84
4. Vladislav Dzhioshvili (F) 120 30 38 68
5. Wyatt Kalynuk (D) 119 9 46 55
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Jackson MacNab (F) 2 0 2 1.00
2. Trevor Janicke (F) 58 22 48 0.83
3. Tyler Madden (F) 18 6 14 0.78
4. Maxim Andreyev (F) 56 12 43 0.77
5. Matt Mendelson (F) 51 14 37 0.73
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Tarek Baker (F) 2015-2016 USHL 60 20 29 49 0.82 73
2. Jérémy Davies (D) 2015-2016 USHL 60 13 36 49 0.82 48
3. Trevor Janicke (F) 2018-2019 USHL 58 22 26 48 0.83 40
4. Logan Lambdin (F) 2015-2016 USHL 58 28 19 47 0.81 46
5. Cal Kiefiuk (F) 2017-2018 USHL 60 18 28 46 0.77 48
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Logan Lambdin (F) 2015-2016 USHL 58 28 19 47 0.81 46
2. Trevor Janicke (F) 2018-2019 USHL 58 22 26 48 0.83 40
3. Tate Singleton (F) 2018-2019 USHL 53 22 15 37 0.70 71
4. Jake Slaker (F) 2015-2016 USHL 57 21 21 42 0.74 44
5. Tarek Baker (F) 2015-2016 USHL 60 20 29 49 0.82 73
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Jérémy Davies (D) 2015-2016 USHL 60 13 36 49 0.82 48
2. Ryan Siedem (D) 2018-2019 USHL 60 4 32 36 0.60 8
3. Maxim Andreyev (F) 2017-2018 USHL 56 12 31 43 0.77 77
4. Tarek Baker (F) 2015-2016 USHL 60 20 29 49 0.82 73
5. Cal Kiefiuk (F) 2017-2018 USHL 60 18 28 46 0.77 48
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Simon Butala (D) 2016-2017 USHL 56 0 3 3 0.05 109
2. Marko Reifenberger (F) 2016-2017 USHL 51 4 7 11 0.22 106
3. Shane Bednard (F) 2014-2015 USHL 58 16 23 39 0.67 97
4. Blake Gober (F) 2014-2015 USHL 54 9 12 21 0.39 97
5. Simon Butala (D) 2017-2018 USHL 45 2 6 8 0.18 95
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2018-2019 6'0" 187 lbs 19.15
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Elite Prospects Notes and Trivia
Rebranded as the Central Illinois Flying Aces for the 2017-18 USHL season.