Team Facts

2017-2018 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#35
Andrew Dickson (G) 31 1987 Ballymoney, GBR 6'0" 181 L
#31 Stephen Murphy (G) 37 1981 Dundee, GBR 5'9" 168 L
#33 Chris Truehl (G) 25 1993 Stoughton, WI, USA 6'3" 205 L
#1
Jackson Whistle (G) 24 1995 Kelowna, BC, CAN 6'1" 192 L
DEFENSEMEN
#6 Spiro Goulakos (D) 29 1990 Montréal, QC, CAN 6'2" 194 L
#2 Cole Jarrett (D)   “A” 36 1983 Sault Ste. Marie, ON, CAN 6'0" 201 L
#14
Adam Jones (D) 23 1996 Birmingham, GBR 6'2" 203 L
#88 Ryan Martinelli (D) 33 1986 London, ON, CAN 6'5" 214 R
#3 Jeff Mason (D) 38 1981 Easthampton, MA, USA 5'10" 194 R
#22 Kevin Raine (D) 26 1993 Dryden, ON, CAN 6'1" 207 R
#9 Jim Vandermeer (D) 39 1980 Caroline, AB, CAN 6'1" 212 L
FORWARDS
#26 Brandon Benedict (C) 37 1982 Halifax, NS, CAN 5'9" 174 L
#73 Matt Bissonnette (C/W) 27 1992 Beaconsfield, QC, CAN 6'4" 198 L
#63
Brendan Connolly (C) 34 1985 Canmore, AB, CAN 5'8" 181 L
#17 Stephen Eccles (C) 22 1997 Belfast, GBR 5'10" 176 L
#24 Jonathan Ferland (RW)   “A” 36 1983 Ste-Marie-de-Beauce, QC, CAN 6'2" 207 R
#7 Mark Garside (C/D) 30 1989 East Kilbride, GBR 5'10" 185 L
#28 Ross Hancock (RW/C) 20 1998 Belfast, GBR 5'10" 161 R
#83 Dustin Johner (C/RW) 36 1983 Estevan, SK, CAN 5'11" 179 R
#47 Adam Keefe (RW) 35 1984 Brampton, ON, CAN 5'10" 194 R
#21 John Kurtz (LW) 30 1989 Oakville, ON, CAN 6'2" 209 L
#15 Darcy Murphy (LW) 27 1992 Belleville, ON, CAN 5'10" 185 L
#25 Blair Riley (RW/LW)   “C” 33 1985 Kamloops, BC, CAN 6'0" 216 R
#8 Adam Robinson (RW) 22 1996 Belfast, GBR 5'11" 183 R
#91 David Rutherford (RW) 32 1987 Ladner, BC, CAN 5'9" 179 R
#12
Steve Saviano (LW)   “A” 38 1981 Reading, MA, USA 5'7" 172 L
#19 Colin Shields (C/RW)   “A” 39 1980 Glasgow, GBR 5'11" 181 R
#10 Sébastien Sylvestre (C) 25 1993 Boucherville, QC, CAN 6'1" 190 L
#42 Ashley Tait (RW/C) 44 1975 Toronto, ON, CAN 6'1" 170 R
#74 Matt Towe (F) 31 1988 Sheffield, GBR 5'10" 170 R
Position: G:2 D:6 F:17 | Av Age: 30.9 years | Av Ht: 6'0" | Av Wt 192 lbs | Compare with other teams

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Arena Information
  • Arena Name SSE Arena Belfast
  • Location Belfast
  • Capacity 9 957
  • Construction Year 2001
Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
08/19/2019
08/19/2019 Confirmed Leaving Jonathan Ferland (F) Leaving for Saint-Georges-de-Beauce COOL-FM
08/06/2019
08/06/2019 Confirmed Leaving Kendall McFaull (D) Leaving for Retired
08/05/2019
08/05/2019 Confirmed Joining Liam Reddox (F) Joining from Växjö Lakers HC
08/04/2019
08/04/2019 Confirmed Joining Patrick Mullen (D) Joining from Vienna Capitals
08/04/2019 Confirmed Joining Curtis Hamilton (F) Joining from Graz 99ers
08/03/2019
08/03/2019 Confirmed Joining Jean Dupuy (F) Joining from No team
08/03/2019 Confirmed Joining Bobby Farnham (F) Joining from Springfield Thunderbirds
07/31/2019
07/31/2019 Confirmed Joining Liam Morgan (F) Joining from Union College
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
2000-2001 BISL 48 17 - 16 6 9 158 159 72 6 Quarterfinal loss
2001-2002 BISL 48 31 8 9 - - 177 119 70 Qualification
2002-2003 BISL 32 17 6 8 - 1 111 78 41 2 Champion
2003-2004 EIHL 56 27 7 21 - 1 218 185 62 4 Qualification
2004-2005 EIHL 50 31 7 10 - 2 170 104 71 2 Qualification
2005-2006 EIHL 42 28 4 9 - 1 166 100 61 Semifinal loss
2006-2007 EIHL 54 34 - 17 - 3 192 153 71 2 Semifinal loss
2007-2008 EIHL 54 33 - 19 - 2 184 150 68 4 Quarterfinal loss
2008-2009 EIHL 54 35 - 15 - 4 216 170 74 4 Quarterfinal loss
2009-2010 EIHL 56 35 - 16 - 5 212 137 75 2 Champion
2010-2011 EIHL 54 41 - 9 - 4 239 130 86 3 Semifinal loss
2011-2012 EIHL 54 46 - 5 - 3 237 102 95 Semifinal loss
2012-2013 EIHL 52 37 - 10 - 5 191 132 79 2 Final loss
2013-2014 EIHL 52 43 - 6 - 3 210 127 89 Final loss
2014-2015 EIHL 52 27 - 19 - 6 177 148 60 5 Semifinal loss
2015-2016 EIHL 52 31 - 17 - 4 184 148 66 4 Quarterfinal loss
2016-2017 EIHL 52 35 - 13 - 4 195 145 74 2 Semifinal loss
2017-2018 EIHL 56 34 - 20 - 2 227 200 70 5 Quarterfinal loss
2018-2019 EIHL 60 45 - 13 - 2 238 147 92 Final loss
2019-2020 EIHL 1 0 - 1 0 1 1 2 1 8 -
Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
2000-2001 BISL Cup 16 9 - 4 1 2 58 49 31 1 Semifinal loss
2001-2002 BISL Cup 12 10 0 2 - - 49 29 20 1 Final loss
2002-2003 Continental Cup 3 3 0 0 - - 16 3 6 1 Promoted
Continental Cup 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 - Quarterfinal loss
BISL Cup 6 2 1 2 - 1 13 14 6 3 Semifinal loss
2003-2004 EIHL Cup 14 9 3 2 - 0 58 40 21 1 Semifinal loss
2004-2005 EIHL Cup 6 3 0 3 - 0 14 15 6 3 Did not make playoffs
Crossover Cup 14 12 1 1 - 1 67 27 26 No playoffs held
2006-2007 EIHL Cup 2 0 1 1 - - 3 5 1 2 Semifinal loss
2007-2008 EIHL Cup 4 0 1 3 - - 9 17 1 5 Did not make playoffs
2008-2009 EIHL Cup 4 4 0 0 - - 18 8 8 1 Champion
2009-2010 EIHL Cup 6 4 1 1 - - 30 17 9 1 Semifinal loss
2010-2011 EIHL Cup 8 5 2 1 - - 31 20 12 1 Final loss
2011-2012 EIHL Cup 8 6 1 1 - - 46 15 13 1 Final loss
2012-2013 Continental Cup 3 2 - 1 0 0 16 8 6 2 -
EIHL Cup 8 7 - 1 - 0 33 12 14 1 Semifinal loss
2013-2014 EIHL Cup 8 7 - 1 - 0 35 18 14 1 Champion
2014-2015 Continental Cup 3 2 - 1 0 0 12 7 6 2 Promoted
Continental Cup 3 2 - 1 0 0 7 5 6 3 -
EIHL Cup 8 5 - 1 - 1 31 21 12 3 Quarterfinal loss
2015-2016 EIHL Cup 8 6 - 1 - 1 32 18 13 1 Semifinal loss
2016-2017 EIHL Cup 8 6 - 1 - 1 34 23 13 1 Semifinal loss
2017-2018 EIHL Cup 6 4 - 1 - 1 28 20 9 1 Champion
2018-2019 Continental Cup 3 2 - 1 0 0 12 6 6 1 Promoted
Continental Cup 3 2 - 0 0 1 11 5 7 2 Final group
EIHL Cup 6 5 - 1 - 0 23 15 10 1 Champion
2019-2020 Champions HL 4 1 - 3 0 1 9 16 4 4 -
EIHL Cup 0 0 - 0 - 0 0 0 0 3 -
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Robert Dowd (F) 2019-2020 Sheffield Steelers EIHL 3 2 3 5 4
2. Brendan Connolly (F) 2019-2020 Sheffield Steelers EIHL 3 2 2 4 8
3. Blair Riley (F) 2019-2020 Cardiff Devils Champions HL 4 2 2 4 4
4. Ryan Martinelli (D) 2019-2020 Bratislava Capitals Slovakia2 4 0 4 4 0
5. Robert Dowd (F) 2019-2020 Sheffield Steelers EIHL Cup 3 2 1 3 0
6. Adam Brittle (F) 2019-2020 Solihull Barons NIHL 1 1 1 1 2 0
7. Francis Beauvillier (F) 2019-2020 DVTK Jegesmedvék Slovakia 4 1 1 2 10
8. Jerome Leduc (D) 2019-2020 Västerås IK Allsvenskan 1 0 2 2 0
9. Blair Riley (F) 2019-2020 Cardiff Devils EIHL Cup 2 0 2 2 2
10. Brendan Connolly (F) 2019-2020 Sheffield Steelers EIHL Cup 3 0 2 2 33
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Colin Shields (F) 490 196 324 520
2. Craig Peacock (F) 357 141 168 309
3. George Awada (F) 300 120 159 279
4. Evan Cheverie (F) 209 75 158 233
5. Jason Ruff (F) 173 92 133 225
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Colin Shields (F) 490 196 324 520
2. Craig Peacock (F) 357 141 168 309
3. George Awada (F) 300 120 159 279
4. Jason Ruff (F) 173 92 133 225
5. Evan Cheverie (F) 209 75 158 233
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Colin Shields (F) 490 196 324 520
2. Craig Peacock (F) 357 141 168 309
3. George Awada (F) 300 120 159 279
4. Evan Cheverie (F) 209 75 158 233
5. Jeff Mason (D) 335 52 142 194
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Adam Keefe (F) 300 51 121 1039
2. Paxton Schulte (F) 174 71 146 755
3. Shane Johnson (D) 361 34 145 541
4. Jason Bowen (F) 198 24 63 533
5. George Awada (F) 300 120 279 508
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Colin Shields (F) 490 196 324 520
2. Graeme Walton (D) 480 11 58 69
3. Mark Garside (F) 396 43 122 165
4. Shane Johnson (D) 361 34 111 145
5. Craig Peacock (F) 357 141 168 309
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Theo Fleury (F) 34 22 74 2.176
2. Peter Campbell (F) 43 34 78 1.814
3. Brock McBride (F) 15 12 26 1.733
4. Patrick Dwyer (F) 38 25 61 1.605
5. Ed Courtenay (F) 105 55 168 1.600
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Colin Shields (F) 2009-2010 EIHL 56 34 63 97 1.73 65
2. Jason Ruff (F) 2003-2004 EIHL 52 35 50 85 1.63 134
3. Ed Courtenay (F) 2007-2008 EIHL 51 23 57 80 1.57 27
4. Darcy Murphy (F) 2018-2019 EIHL 58 39 40 79 1.36 20
5. Peter Campbell (F) 2007-2008 EIHL 43 34 44 78 1.81 56
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Darcy Murphy (F) 2018-2019 EIHL 58 39 40 79 1.36 20
2. Jeff Hutchins (F) 2006-2007 EIHL 54 36 33 69 1.28 174
3. Jeffrey Szwez (F) 2009-2010 EIHL 41 36 22 58 1.41 145
4. Jason Ruff (F) 2003-2004 EIHL 52 35 50 85 1.63 134
5. Colin Shields (F) 2009-2010 EIHL 56 34 63 97 1.73 65
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Colin Shields (F) 2009-2010 EIHL 56 34 63 97 1.73 65
2. Ed Courtenay (F) 2007-2008 EIHL 51 23 57 80 1.57 27
3. Theo Fleury (F) 2005-2006 EIHL 34 22 52 74 2.18 270
4. Jason Ruff (F) 2003-2004 EIHL 52 35 50 85 1.63 134
5. Craig Peacock (F) 2011-2012 EIHL 54 24 49 73 1.35 58
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Paxton Schulte (F) 2003-2004 EIHL 54 21 31 52 0.96 352
2. Sean McMorrow (F) 2009-2010 EIHL 48 2 4 6 0.13 310
3. Theo Fleury (F) 2005-2006 EIHL 34 22 52 74 2.18 270
4. Shawn Skiehar (F) 2006-2007 EIHL 51 4 14 18 0.35 254
5. Adam Keefe (F) 2012-2013 EIHL 52 11 11 22 0.42 233
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2019-2020 6'0" 195 lbs 28.33
2018-2019 6'0" 193 lbs 30.38
2017-2018 6'0" 192 lbs 30.90
2016-2017 5'11" 190 lbs 32.36
2015-2016 5'11" 190 lbs 31.85
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