Team Facts

2018-2019 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S Ctrct
GOALTENDERS
#1 Austin Dero (G) 19 1999 Niagara Falls, ON, CAN 6'1" 161 -
#33 Justin Faux (G) 19 1999 Paris, ON, CAN 5'11" 165 -
#30 Will Harvey (G) 22 1997 Nanaimo, BC, CAN 6'1" 172 L
#36 Nathan Trepanier (G) 16 2003 Beamsville, ON, CAN 5'8" 161 L
DEFENSEMEN
#22 Brendan Bastian (D) 16 2002 NY, USA - - -
#10 Dante Copps (D) 22 1997 London, ON, CAN 6'2" 190 R
#3 James Guest (D/F) 21 1997 Etobicoke, ON, CAN 6'1" 181 R
#5 Bryce Martin (D) 22 1997 Fort Erie, ON, CAN 5'9" 185 R
#44 Jesse Masterson (D) 19 2000 Niagara Falls, ON, CAN 6'0" 174 -
#58 Dallas McKee (D) - - Port Colborne, ON, CAN 5'10" 214 L
#6 Trevor Pike (D) - - South Woodslee, ON, CAN 5'7" 165 L
#16 Collin Rutkowski (D) 18 2000 Niagara Falls, NY, USA 5'11" 194 R
FORWARDS
#4 Dylan Angelo (F) - - Lockport, NY, USA 6'1" 172 R
Talon Badawey (F) - - Port Colborne, ON, CAN 6'2" 201 L
#18 Taylor Beresford (F) 18 2001 - - -
#54 Mitchell Bonollo (D) 18 2000 - - -
#63 Andrew Ferlatte (C) 21 1997 Ajax, ON, CAN 6'0" 161 R
#8 Tanner Ferreira (F) 21 1997 London, ON, CAN 6'0" 194 R
#11 Adam Franasiak (F) 16 2003 - - -
#88 Francesco Gigliotti (F) 22 1997 Niagara Falls, ON, CAN 5'10" 170 R
#13 Blake Hembruff (F) 22 1997 6'0" 181 -
#55 Jamey Lauzon (D/F) 22 1997 Kapuskasing, ON, CAN 5'11" 174 R
#21 Tanner Lynds (F) 21 1997 Port Colborne, ON, CAN 6'0" 209 L
#9 Nicholas Sacco (F) 22 1997 Welland, ON, CAN 6'1" 201 R
#40 Mason Shumate (F) 17 2002 Niagara Falls, NY, USA - - R
#19 Branden Tripi (F) 21 1997 Grand Island, NY, USA 6'1" 185 R
#7 Kurt Villani (F) 21 1997 Grand Island, NY, USA 5'9" 165 R
Position: G:4 D:8 F:15 | Av Age: 19.83 years | Av Ht: 5'11" | Av Wt 181 lbs | Compare with other teams
Team Facts
  • Nationalities 19 players
    6 players
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  • Experience Niagara Whalers: 865 GP
Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
04/10/2018
04/10/2018 Confirmed Leaving Elias Berglund (F) Leaving for Avesta BK
10/03/2017
10/03/2017 Confirmed Leaving Matt Hore (F) Leaving for Hamilton Steelhawks
10/03/2017 Confirmed Leaving Tyler Hore (D) Leaving for Hamilton Steelhawks
09/18/2017
09/18/2017 Confirmed Joining Will Harvey (G) Joining from Glanbrook Rangers
09/18/2017 Confirmed Joining Elias Berglund (F) Joining from Avesta BK
09/18/2017 Confirmed Joining Dimitri Beer (F) Joining from Rapperswil U20
09/13/2017
09/13/2017 Confirmed Joining Nick Pastorious (F) Joining from St. Catharines Falcons
08/29/2017
08/29/2017 Confirmed Joining Patrick Desjardins (D) Joining from Welland Jr. Canadians
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
2014-2015 GMHL 42 23 - 17 0 2 187 191 48 10 Conference QF loss
2015-2016 GMHL 42 26 0 14 - 2 231 149 54 11 Division Semifinal loss
2016-2017 GMHL 42 38 - 3 - 1 311 112 77 1 Champion
2017-2018 GMHL 42 32 - 9 - 1 305 172 65 3 Semifinal loss
2018-2019 GMHL 42 21 - 20 - 1 227 248 43 7 Quarterfinal loss
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Mikhail Frolov (F) 2018-2019 Niagara-on-the-Lake Nationals GMHL 29 36 34 70 26
2. Erik Peavey (F) 2018-2019 Florida Jr. Blades USPHL Elite 42 37 22 59 61
3. David Christopher (F) 2018-2019 Erie Community College ACHA II 25 28 26 54 18
4. Ralfs Circenis (F) 2018-2019 Almaguin Spartans GMHL 30 27 27 54 71
5. Blake Luscombe (F) 2018-2019 Söderhamn/Ljusne Division 2 29 17 23 40 125
6. Samuel Martin (D) 2018-2019 Northern Cyclones USPHL Elite 44 11 28 39 18
7. Kellan Rosenbaum (F) 2018-2019 Welland Jr. Canadians GOJHL 45 9 28 37 46
8. Robert McNamara (F) 2018-2019 Niagara Univ. ACHA 33 24 12 36 42
9. John Swiatek (F) 2018-2019 Rochester Monarchs USPHL Premier 40 12 21 33 4
10. Michael Lask (F) 2018-2019 Univ. of Buffalo ACHA 34 10 19 29 38
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. David Christopher (F) 156 101 165 266
2. Jesse Masterson (D) 109 27 95 122
3. Manny Manns (F) 44 45 66 111
4. Matt Hore (F) 30 37 51 88
5. Andy Robinson (F) 70 16 59 75
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. David Christopher (F) 156 101 165 266
2. Manny Manns (F) 44 45 66 111
3. Matt Hore (F) 30 37 51 88
4. Zack Lansfield (F) 34 32 40 72
5. Tyler Jackson (F) 26 31 25 56
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. David Christopher (F) 156 101 165 266
2. Jesse Masterson (D) 109 27 95 122
3. Manny Manns (F) 44 45 66 111
4. Andy Robinson (F) 70 16 59 75
5. Matt Hore (F) 30 37 51 88
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Jason Heerdt (D) 33 8 30 179
2. Josh Gordon (F) 34 11 24 166
3. Brandon Sabha (D) 34 7 24 161
4. David Christopher (F) 156 101 266 152
5. Dakota Kingston (F) 35 16 32 138
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. David Christopher (F) 156 101 165 266
2. Jesse Masterson (D) 109 27 95 122
3. Matt Johns (F) 81 12 24 36
4. Kade Brunner (D) 81 1 18 19
5. Mason Shumate (F) 80 18 32 50
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Matt Marsden (F) 1 1 4 4.000
2. Steven Farano (F) 17 23 53 3.118
3. Zach Main (F) 18 25 54 3.000
4. Blake Luscombe (F) 10 12 30 3.000
5. Matt Hore (F) 30 37 88 2.933
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. David Christopher (F) 2017-2018 GMHL 40 43 64 107 2.68 37
2. Manny Manns (F) 2016-2017 GMHL 36 40 60 100 2.78 24
3. Matt Hore (F) 2016-2017 GMHL 30 37 51 88 2.93 110
4. David Christopher (F) 2016-2017 GMHL 37 26 51 77 2.08 31
5. Nick Pastorious (F) 2017-2018 GMHL 34 30 44 74 2.18 98
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. David Christopher (F) 2017-2018 GMHL 40 43 64 107 2.68 37
2. Manny Manns (F) 2016-2017 GMHL 36 40 60 100 2.78 24
3. Matt Hore (F) 2016-2017 GMHL 30 37 51 88 2.93 110
4. Zack Lansfield (F) 2016-2017 GMHL 34 32 40 72 2.12 77
5. Tyler Jackson (F) 2016-2017 GMHL 26 31 25 56 2.15 27
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. David Christopher (F) 2017-2018 GMHL 40 43 64 107 2.68 37
2. Manny Manns (F) 2016-2017 GMHL 36 40 60 100 2.78 24
3. Matt Hore (F) 2016-2017 GMHL 30 37 51 88 2.93 110
4. David Christopher (F) 2016-2017 GMHL 37 26 51 77 2.08 31
5. Tyler Hore (D) 2016-2017 GMHL 31 17 45 62 2.00 45
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Jason Heerdt (D) 2014-2015 GMHL 33 8 22 30 0.91 179
2. Josh Gordon (F) 2014-2015 GMHL 34 11 13 24 0.71 166
3. Brandon Sabha (D) 2014-2015 GMHL 34 7 17 24 0.71 161
4. Dakota Kingston (F) 2014-2015 GMHL 35 16 16 32 0.91 138
5. Daniel Defranco (D) 2015-2016 GMHL 39 11 24 35 0.90 123
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2018-2019 5'11" 181 lbs 19.83
2017-2018 6'0" 180 lbs 19.45
2016-2017 6'0" 177 lbs 19.79
2015-2016 6'0" 187 lbs 20.06
2014-2015 5'11" 180 lbs 19.07
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