Team Facts

2007-2008 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#35 Graeme Gordon (G) 30 1989 North Vancouver, BC, CAN 6'2" 185 L
Jon Groenheyde (G) 29 1991 White Rock, BC, CAN 6'3" 196 R
Brennon Jones (G) 30 1989 Vernon, BC, CAN 6'3" 181 R
#30 Shane Mainprize (G) 31 1988 Valemount, BC, CAN 5'11" 161 R
Anthony Manfredi (G) 31 1989 Prince George, BC, CAN 5'10" 181 R
#31 Kyle McConnell (G) 32 1987 Fort McMurray, AB, CAN 6'2" 196 R
Kyle Nielsen (G) 29 1990 New Westminster, BC, CAN 5'10" 170 R
DEFENSEMEN
Josh Caron (D/W) 29 1991 Campbell River, BC, CAN 6'4" 218 R
Brandon Clark (D)   “A” 31 1988 Spokane, WA, USA 5'10" 205 R
Casey Fratkin (D) 30 1989 Burnaby, BC, CAN 5'11" 174 R
Kris Glinsbockel (D) 29 1990 Vernon, BC, CAN 6'0" 185 L
#4 Tyler Johns (D) 30 1989 Comox, BC, CAN 6'0" 216 L
#8 Codie Kightley (D) 32 1988 Merritt, BC, CAN 5'10" 185 L
#2 Kevin Koopman (D)   “C” 31 1988 Hope, BC, CAN 6'3" 205 R
Mitch Lutz (D) 30 1990 Penticton, BC, CAN 6'1" 190 R
#27 Johnny Mahovlich (D) 1989 Vancouver, BC, CAN 6'2" 201 R
#3 Ryan Moir (D) 30 1989 Calgary, AB, CAN 6'1" 185 -
#7 Michael Naito (D) 32 1988 Kelowna, BC, CAN 6'1" 185 R
#22 Shane Oatway (D) 29 1990 Kamloops, BC, CAN 6'0" 185 R
Rylan Stanyer (D) 29 1990 Burns Lake, BC, CAN 6'2" 194 L
Justin Thomas (D) 30 1989 Saratoga, CA, USA 6'3" 190 L
Trevor Verwolf (D) 30 1989 Victoria, BC, CAN 6'4" 209 L
Jordan Wilkins (D) 30 1990 Princeton, BC, CAN 6'4" 216 R
FORWARDS
#11 Tyler Barr (LW) 31 1988 North Vancouver, BC, CAN 6'1" 227 L
Aaron Buat (F) 30 1989 Kelowna, BC, CAN 6'1" 181 -
Graham Fast (F) 30 1989 Abbotsford, BC, CAN 6'1" 185 R
Devin Gannon (F) 28 1991 Kamloops, BC, CAN 6'0" 185 R
#26 Chad Gehon (F) 31 1988 Kelowna, BC, CAN 6'0" 194 L
Austin Goode (F) 30 1989 Kamloops, BC, CAN 6'2" 170 L
David Gore (F) 31 1988 Kamloops, BC, CAN 5'10" 170 R
#12 Jordan Grant (RW) 29 1990 Ladysmith, BC, CAN 5'10" 181 R
#16 Adam Grier (F) 31 1989 Calgary, AB, CAN 5'10" 170 L
#24 Tyler Halliday (RW) 31 1989 Kamloops, BC, CAN 6'1" 190 R
Mike Hanes (F) 31 1989 Kamloops, BC, CAN 5'10" 185 R
#19 Jordon Harrison (LW) 31 1988 Vernon, BC, CAN 5'11" 198 L
#16 Scott Jow (F) 32 1987 Surrey, BC, CAN 5'10" 181 R
#14 Brian Kang (C) 32 1988 North Vancouver, BC, CAN 5'11" 190 R
#10 Nicholas Kang (F) 32 1987 Kamloops, BC, CAN 5'9" 170 R
Kyle L'Arrivee (F) 32 1988 Vernon, BC, CAN 5'10" 181 L
#21 H.T. Lenz (LW) 30 1989 Vienna, VA, USA 5'10" 172 R
Riley Loyst (F) 30 1989 Kelowna, BC, CAN 6'2" 190 L
Tyler Martin (F) 30 1989 Penticton, BC, CAN 5'8" 161 L
#17 Casey Pierro-Zabotel (C) 31 1988 Kamloops, BC, CAN 6'2" 207 L
Chris Price (LW) 30 1989 Aldergrove, BC, CAN 6'2" 209 R
Jose Reyes (F) 31 1988 Kamloops, BC, CAN 5'10" 185 L
#28 Patrick Rogan (C) 29 1990 Faribault, MN, USA 5'10" 150 R
Erick Ruud (F) 33 1987 Lynden, WA, USA 6'1" 190 L
#26 Jassi Sangha (LW) 32 1987 Kamloops, BC, CAN - - L
#19 Mitchell Smith (F) 31 1988 Calgary, AB, CAN 5'11" 174 R
#18 Justin Taylor (RW) 32 1988 White Rock, BC, CAN 6'2" 194 L
Jeremy Wagner (F) 32 1988 Kelowna, BC, CAN 6'1" 183 R
Position: G:4 D:14 F:19 | Av Age: 18.76 years | Av Ht: 6'0" | Av Wt 188 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. Ryan Minnabarriet (F) 36 20 19 39
2. Casey Pierro-Zabotel (F) 21 17 7 24
3. Wade MacLeod (F) 16 7 15 22
4. Brad Carpenter (F) 35 7 14 21
5. Aaron Winterholt (F) 24 13 7 20
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Ryan Minnabarriet (F) 36 20 19 39
2. Casey Pierro-Zabotel (F) 21 17 7 24
3. Aaron Winterholt (F) 24 13 7 20
4. Ryan Robin (F) 15 10 8 18
5. John Coyle (F) 7 9 7 16
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Ryan Minnabarriet (F) 36 20 19 39
2. Wade MacLeod (F) 16 7 15 22
3. Brad Carpenter (F) 35 7 14 21
4. Regan Soquila (F) 18 6 11 17
5. Troy Johnston (D) 33 6 11 17
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Brad Carpenter (F) 35 7 21 109
2. Steve Weidlich (D) 32 3 12 107
3. Scott Ford (D) 21 1 3 72
4. Mike Ewanchuk (F) 19 2 5 68
5. Chris Claffey (D) 28 1 9 63
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Ryan Minnabarriet (F) 36 20 19 39
2. Brad Carpenter (F) 35 7 14 21
3. Troy Johnston (D) 33 6 11 17
4. Steve Weidlich (D) 32 3 9 12
5. Gregoire Leblanc (F) 28 4 9 13
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. John Coyle (F) 7 9 16 2.286
2. Adam Sedgwick (F) 5 2 10 2.000
3. David Green (F) 5 2 9 1.800
4. Zeke Hume (D) 5 2 8 1.600
5. Warren Carter (F) 6 4 9 1.500
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Ryan Minnabarriet (F) 2000-2001 BCHL 15 11 8 19 1.27 12
2. Ryan Robin (F) 2000-2001 BCHL 15 10 8 18 1.20 12
3. John Coyle (F) 1995-1996 BCJHL 7 9 7 16 2.29 6
4. Tyler Ward (F) 2016-2017 BCHL 11 9 7 16 1.45 6
5. Aaron Winterholt (F) 2000-2001 BCHL 15 10 5 15 1.00 20
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Ryan Minnabarriet (F) 2000-2001 BCHL 15 11 8 19 1.27 12
2. Ryan Robin (F) 2000-2001 BCHL 15 10 8 18 1.20 12
3. Aaron Winterholt (F) 2000-2001 BCHL 15 10 5 15 1.00 20
4. John Coyle (F) 1995-1996 BCJHL 7 9 7 16 2.29 6
5. Tyler Ward (F) 2016-2017 BCHL 11 9 7 16 1.45 6
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Wade MacLeod (F) 2005-2006 BCHL 9 3 9 12 1.33 8
2. Steve Weidlich (D) 2000-2001 BCHL 15 1 9 10 0.67 36
3. Ryan Minnabarriet (F) 2000-2001 BCHL 15 11 8 19 1.27 12
4. Ryan Robin (F) 2000-2001 BCHL 15 10 8 18 1.20 12
5. Adam Sedgwick (F) 1996-1997 BCHL 5 2 8 10 2.00 0
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Steve Weidlich (D) 1999-2000 BCHL 13 1 0 1 0.08 55
2. Chris Claffey (D) 1999-2000 BCHL 13 1 4 5 0.38 45
3. Cory Graboski (D) 2000-2001 BCHL 15 1 2 3 0.20 45
4. Brad Carpenter (F) 2000-2001 BCHL 15 5 6 11 0.73 41
5. Brad Carpenter (F) 1999-2000 BCHL 12 0 6 6 0.50 40
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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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