Team Facts

1994-1995 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#1 Jason Tapp (G) 42 1978 Kelowna, BC, CAN 5'7" 183 L
#31 Dean Whitney (G) 45 1974 Edmonton, AB, CAN 5'9" 154 L
DEFENSEMEN
Wade Bowley (D) 44 1975 Richmond, BC, CAN 6'2" 194 L
#3 Tim Davis (D) 44 1975 Fredericton, NB, CAN 6'0" 201 L
Cory Dayley (D) 43 1976 Port Hardy, BC, CAN 6'4" 203 L
#2 Cam Jamieson (D) 45 1974 Port Coquitlam, BC, CAN 6'2" 194 R
#22 Brian Josephson (D) 41 1978 Merritt, BC, CAN - - R
#17 Derek Tisdale (LW) 44 1975 Merritt, BC, CAN 6'1" 194 -
#4 Dory Tisdale (D) 43 1977 Merritt, BC, CAN 5'10" 198 R
#5 Brent Zaluski (D) 42 1977 Merritt, BC, CAN - - R
FORWARDS
#21 Mike Brown (LW) 40 1979 Surrey, BC, CAN 6'4" 225 L
#16 John Coyle (RW) 44 1976 North Delta, BC, CAN 5'9" 170 L
#11 Brad Denton (F) 44 1976 Little Fort, BC, CAN 6'2" 194 R
#9 Brad Essex (RW) 44 1975 Squamish, BC, CAN 6'0" 194 R
#24 Neil Graham (RW) 44 1975 Merritt, BC, CAN 5'11" 181 -
#14 Jason Haakstad (F) 43 1976 Kelowna, BC, CAN 5'11" 181 L
#12 Jason Hitchings (LW) 45 1975 Asquith, SK, CAN - - L
#27 Lewis Kinvig (F) 43 1976 Kamloops, BC, CAN 6'2" 170 R
#10 Mike Lehmann (LW) 46 1974 Brandon, MB, CAN 5'9" 174 L
#25 Ville Lilja (RW) 45 1974 Helsinki, FIN 6'0" 183 -
#8 Quinn McGowan (LW) 45 1975 Merritt, BC, CAN 6'2" 185 -
Bryce Munro (C) 44 1975 North Vancouver, BC, CAN - - -
#18 Chet Musgrove (C) 44 1976 Patricia, AB, CAN 5'8" 174 -
#19
Bryan Phillips (LW) 44 1975 Winnipeg, MB, CAN 5'10" 185 L
Brent Pocket (RW) 44 1976 Kamloops, BC, CAN - - -
Ed Stanek (F) 46 1974 Middleton, WI, USA - - -
Position: G:2 D:7 F:15 | Av Age: 18.75 years | Av Ht: 6'0" | Av Wt 186 lbs | Compare with other teams

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  • Arena Name Nicola Valley Memorial Arena
  • Location Merritt, BC, CAN
  • Capacity 1 000
  • Construction Year -
Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
04/02/2020
04/02/2020 Confirmed Joining Carson Preston (F) Joining from Aldergrove Kodiaks
03/26/2020
03/26/2020 Confirmed Joining Alexander Ochitwa (F) Joining from Cariboo Cougars
03/20/2020
03/20/2020 Confirmed Joining Chris Fortems (F) Joining from White Rock Whalers
03/15/2020
03/15/2020 Confirmed Leaving Rylan Van Unen (F) Leaving for Northern Michigan Univ.
01/12/2020
01/12/2020 Confirmed Joining Brody Johnston (D) Joining from Kamloops Storm
01/11/2020
01/11/2020 Confirmed Leaving Payton Matsui (F) Leaving for Univ. of Alaska-Fairbanks
01/09/2020
01/09/2020 Confirmed Leaving Olson Werenka (D) Leaving for Spruce Grove Saints
01/07/2020
01/07/2020 Confirmed Leaving Matt Osadick (F) Leaving for Trail Smoke Eaters
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
1991-1992 BCJHL 60 19 5 36 - 0 255 317 43 5 Did not make playoffs
1992-1993 BCJHL 60 33 - 25 - 2 290 253 68 4 Division Semifinal loss
1993-1994 BCJHL 60 16 5 39 - - 304 400 37 5 Did not make playoffs
1994-1995 BCJHL 60 18 2 40 - - 209 340 38 4 Did not make playoffs
1995-1996 BCJHL 60 26 2 32 - - 246 258 54 3 Quarterfinal loss
1996-1997 BCHL 60 23 4 33 - 0 179 262 48 5 Conference SF loss
1997-1998 BCHL 60 24 - 32 - 4 223 238 52 4 First round loss
1998-1999 BCHL 60 23 - 31 - 6 224 277 52 4 Conference SF loss
1999-2000 BCHL 60 33 0 22 - 5 240 220 71 4 Conference Final loss
2000-2001 BCHL 60 30 - 21 - 9 223 214 69 2 Final loss
2001-2002 BCHL 60 25 0 32 - 3 215 245 53 6 Conference QF loss
2002-2003 BCHL 60 28 4 26 - 2 242 228 62 4 Conference QF loss
2003-2004 BCHL 60 29 0 27 - 4 221 249 62 4 Conference QF loss
2004-2005 BCHL 60 27 0 30 - 3 210 223 57 6 Conference QF loss
2005-2006 BCHL 60 33 1 18 - 8 236 205 75 4 Conference SF loss
2006-2007 BCHL 60 25 1 27 - 7 212 259 58 6 Conference QF loss
2007-2008 BCHL 60 13 1 38 - 8 156 305 35 8 Did not make playoffs
2008-2009 BCHL 60 13 0 44 - 3 148 288 29 8 Did not make playoffs
2009-2010 BCHL 60 22 0 36 - 2 215 319 46 7 Conference QF loss
2010-2011 BCHL 60 22 1 31 - 6 157 216 51 6 Conference QF loss
2011-2012 BCHL 60 34 2 18 - 6 194 171 76 2 Conference Final loss
2012-2013 BCHL 56 31 3 17 2 5 183 148 70 3 Conference SF loss
2013-2014 BCHL 58 31 4 22 7 1 184 165 67 4 Division Semifinal loss
2014-2015 BCHL 58 32 0 24 - 2 208 207 66 3 Division Semifinal loss
2015-2016 BCHL 58 23 1 30 2 4 204 242 51 5 Did not make playoffs
2016-2017 BCHL 58 23 - 25 - 8 183 186 56 5 Division Semifinal loss
2017-2018 BCHL 58 24 - 27 - 5 185 177 55 6 First round loss
2018-2019 BCHL 58 36 - 15 - 7 220 182 79 2 First round loss
2019-2020 BCHL 58 14 - 40 - 4 168 279 32 7 Did not make playoffs
2020-2021 BCHL - - - - - - - - - - -
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Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Carter Shinkaruk (F) 2019-2020 Danbury Hat Tricks FPHL 39 24 38 62 39
2. Alexander Ochitwa (F) 2019-2020 Cariboo Cougars BCMML 30 23 31 54 16
3. Jaydon Fetter (D) 2019-2020 Leamington Flyers GOJHL 45 14 37 51 61
4. Jake Livingstone (D) 2019-2020 Langley Rivermen BCHL 52 11 38 49 72
5. Chris Fortems (F) 2019-2020 White Rock Whalers PIJHL 43 15 33 48 32
6. Mattias Dal Monte (D) 2019-2020 Swan Valley Stampeders MJHL 39 12 30 42 77
7. Yewta Plamondon (F) 2019-2020 Kamloops Storm KIJHL 45 21 20 41 98
8. Matthew Kopperud (F) 2019-2020 Dubuque Fighting Saints USHL 46 17 24 41 65
9. Sam Miller (D) 2019-2020 Shreveport Mudbugs NAHL 52 16 24 40 52
10. Casey Pierro-Zabotel (F) 2019-2020 Adirondack Thunder ECHL 63 24 15 39 28
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Darrell Zelinski (F) 65 160 187 347
2. Al Rushton (F) 165 127 142 269
3. Guy Prince (F) 219 95 154 249
4. Pat Ryan (F) 150 102 131 233
5. Kevin Cheveldave (F) 126 107 117 224
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Darrell Zelinski (F) 65 160 187 347
2. Al Rushton (F) 165 127 142 269
3. Kevin Cheveldave (F) 126 107 117 224
4. Bill Muckalt (F) 157 103 105 208
5. Pat Ryan (F) 150 102 131 233
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Darrell Zelinski (F) 65 160 187 347
2. Guy Prince (F) 219 95 154 249
3. Al Rushton (F) 165 127 142 269
4. Ryan Minnabarriet (F) 212 86 135 221
5. Pat Ryan (F) 150 102 131 233
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Mike Catchpole 98 22 62 733
2. John B. Graham (F) 170 57 126 581
3. Mike Ewanchuk (F) 164 22 68 524
4. Brad Carpenter (F) 230 73 177 523
5. Mark Bogoslowski (F) 115 73 175 517
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Silvan Harper (F) 235 37 51 88
2. Brad Carpenter (F) 230 73 104 177
3. Guy Prince (F) 219 95 154 249
4. Ryan Minnabarriet (F) 212 86 135 221
5. Rylan Van Unen (F) 212 47 42 89
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Darrell Zelinski (F) 65 160 347 5.338
2. Greg Agar (F) 56 76 165 2.946
3. Bob Wasson (F) 45 45 110 2.444
4. Kelly Ferner (F) 57 55 134 2.351
5. Fred Berry (F) 60 60 136 2.267
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Ken Stroud (F) 1977-1978 BCJHL 66 55 85 140 2.12 116
2. Fred Berry (F) 1973-1974 BCJHL 60 60 76 136 2.27 91
3. Kelly Ferner (F) 1977-1978 BCJHL 57 55 79 134 2.35 203
4. Brent Demerais (F) 1983-1984 BCJHL 60 67 58 125 2.08 188
5. Joe Rybar (F) 1993-1994 BCJHL 44 42 79 121 2.75 39
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Brent Demerais (F) 1983-1984 BCJHL 60 67 58 125 2.08 188
2. Fred Berry (F) 1973-1974 BCJHL 60 60 76 136 2.27 91
3. Darrell Zelinski (F) 1973-1974 BCJHL - 60 57 117 - -
4. John Coyle (F) 1995-1996 BCJHL 58 58 54 112 1.93 35
5. Bill Muckalt (F) 1993-1994 BCJHL 43 58 51 109 2.53 99
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Ken Stroud (F) 1977-1978 BCJHL 66 55 85 140 2.12 116
2. Kelly Ferner (F) 1977-1978 BCJHL 57 55 79 134 2.35 203
3. Joe Rybar (F) 1993-1994 BCJHL 44 42 79 121 2.75 39
4. Fred Berry (F) 1973-1974 BCJHL 60 60 76 136 2.27 91
5. Gary Sirkia (F) 1977-1978 BCJHL 65 34 76 110 1.69 73
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Mike Catchpole 1985-1986 BCJHL 50 14 21 35 0.70 409
2. Robert Pfoh (F) 1982-1983 BCJHL 43 10 12 22 0.51 376
3. Greg Agar (F) 1975-1976 BCJHL 56 39 48 87 1.55 323
4. Brad Loring (F) 1988-1989 BCJHL 55 14 7 21 0.38 306
5. Keith Chase (D) 1985-1986 BCJHL 51 1 5 6 0.12 294
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2019-2020 6'0" 179 lbs 18.59
2018-2019 5'11" 172 lbs 19.00
2017-2018 5'11" 176 lbs 19.04
2016-2017 6'0" 183 lbs 19.18
2015-2016 6'0" 182 lbs 18.65
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