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

2016-2017 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#1 Harrison Feeney (G) 24 1998 Lafayette Hill, PA, USA 6'2" 227 L
#33 Logan Halladay (G) 26 1996 Cary, NC, USA 6'1" 201 L
#30 Gabriel Mollot-Hill (G) 25 1997 Ottawa, ON, CAN 6'4" 201 L
#1 Zach Stejskal (G) 22 1999 Cohasset, MN, USA 6'4" 216 L
DEFENSEMEN
#12 Simon Butala (D) 24 1998 Downingtown, PA, USA 6'2" 190 L
#8 Michael Callahan (D) Boston Bruins 23 1999 Franklin, MA, USA 6'2" 196 L
#7 Wyatt Kalynuk (D) Vancouver Canucks 25 1997 Brandon, MB, CAN 6'1" 181 L
#6 Nick Leivermann (D) Colorado Avalanche 24 1998 Eden Prairie, MN, USA 5'11" 185 L
#8 Ben Mirageas (D) 23 1999 Newburyport, MA, USA 6'1" 185 L
#5 Zachary Mirageas (D) 25 1997 Newbury, MA, USA 5'9" 181 R
#26 Charlie Raith (D) 25 1997 Winnetka, IL, USA 5'10" 150 L
#2 Jason Smallidge (D) 24 1998 Inver Grove Heights, MN, USA 6'2" 194 R
#13 Brady Smith (D) 22 2000 Bloomington, IL, USA 5'8" 170 R
#6 Erik Ullman (D) 25 1997 Österhaninge, SWE 6'0" 176 R
#4 Dan Willett (D) 26 1996 Glen Cove, NY, USA 5'7" 181 L
FORWARDS
#17 Tarek Baker (LW)   “C” 25 1997 Verona, WI, USA 5'10" 190 L
#19 Cam Burke (C) 23 1999 Boxborough, MA, USA 5'10" 176 L
#20 Mitchell Chaffee (RW) Minnesota Wild 24 1998 Grand Rapids, MI, USA 6'1" 201 R
#20 Walker Duehr (RW) Calgary Flames 25 1997 Sioux Falls, SD, USA 6'2" 209 R
#14 Jake Durflinger (RW)   “A” 25 1997 Walnut Creek, CA, USA 5'9" 174 R
#15 Vladislav Dzhioshvili (F) 24 1998 Moskva, RUS 6'0" 190 L
#9 Drew Elser (F) 22 2000 Hopewell Junction, NY, USA 5'11" 176 L
#23 William Fällström (C/LW) 24 1998 Stockholm, SWE 5'11" 179 R
#23 Will Garin (RW) 25 1997 Mound, MN, USA 5'11" 181 R
#13 Jerry Harding (F) 23 1999 Canton, MA, USA 6'2" 209 R
#11 Sean Harrison (RW) 26 1996 Anchorage, AK, USA 6'0" 170 R
#22 Cal Kiefiuk (F) 22 2000 Macomb, MI, USA 5'10" 185 L
#25 Griffin Lunn (F) 25 1997 Buffalo, NY, USA 5'10" 190 R
#18 Bradley Marek (F) 22 2000 Big Rapids, MI, USA 6'3" 212 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
#28 Marko Reifenberger (C) 23 1999 Hastings, MN, USA 6'0" 190 L
#17 Ryan Sandelin (RW/C) 23 1999 Hermantown, MN, USA 6'0" 185 R
#21 Ethan Somoza (LW) 26 1996 Simi Valley, CA, USA 5'11" 190 L
#18 Christiano Versich (RW) 25 1997 St. Paul, MN, USA 5'9" 170 R
#10
August von Ungern-Sternberg Kuzara (F)   “A” 25 1997 Singapore, SGP 5'9" 176 L
Position: G: 2, D: 10, F: 16 | Av Age: 19.5 years | Av Ht: 5'11" | Av Wt: 185 lbs | Compare with other teams
Team Staff
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Demographics
Nationality
Team Facts
Nationalities 31 players
2 players
2 players
1 player
Experience Bloomington Thunder: 2 431 GP
NHL: 29 GP
SHL: 3 GP
HockeyAllsvenskan: 292 GP
AHL: 275 GP
Team Captains
Team captaincy history
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
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Philip Elgestål (F) 2022-2023 Stenungsund HF Division 3 14 16 13 29 10
2. Jackson Nieuwendyk (F) 2022-2023 Penticton Vees BCHL 23 12 10 22 14
3. Wojciech Stachowiak (F) 2022-2023 ERC Ingolstadt DEL 24 6 13 19 6
4. Maxim Dzhioshvili (F) 2022-2023 Dynamo Moskva KHL 31 10 7 17 8
5. Vladislav Dzhioshvili (F) 2022-2023 Omskie Krylia VHL 27 7 6 13 28
6. Stephen Halliday (F) 2022-2023 Ohio State Univ. NCAA 17 4 9 13 7
7. Jalen Smereck (D) 2022-2023 Cincinnati Cyclones ECHL 12 2 10 12 16
8. Zach Metsa (D) 2022-2023 Quinnipiac Univ. NCAA 14 3 8 11 2
9. Walker Duehr (F) 2022-2023 Calgary Wranglers AHL 19 7 3 10 8
10. Nick Capone (F) 2022-2023 Univ. of Connecticut NCAA 18 6 4 10 16
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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 19.32
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Elite Prospects Notes and Trivia
Rebranded as the Central Illinois Flying Aces for the 2017-18 USHL season.