Team Facts

2017-2018 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S Ctrct
GOALTENDERS
#30 Keanu Evers (G) 22 1996 Leuven, BEL 5'9" 161 L
#28 Carl Luypaert (G) 36 1981 Vilvoorde, BEL 5'9" 176 L
#28 Kwinten Tambeur (G) 17 2000 6'2" 181 L Junior
#28 Rune Vuerlinckx (G) 17 2001 - - L
DEFENSEMEN
#3 Ben Boute (D) 26 1991 Gent, BEL 6'3" 203 L
#8 Quinten Franckx (D) 21 1997 Leuven, BEL 5'11" 185 R
Artturi Kalimo (D) 17 2000 6'0" 176 L
#6 Eric Springer (D) 29 1989 Wrightstown, WI, USA 5'8" 187 L 18/19
#10 Dean Thurura (D) 27 1991 Leuven, BEL 5'11" 165 L
#23 Seppe Vanwelssenaers (D) 20 1997 Leuven, BEL 6'0" 176 L
#18 Pieter-Jan Wouters (D) 26 1992 Leuven, BEL 6'0" 190 R
FORWARDS
#14 Dries Blockx (F) 20 1997 Leuven, BEL 5'9" 150 L
#95 Nathan Compere (F) 18 2000 Leuven, BEL 5'7" 174 L Junior
#93 Oscar Delbrassine (F) 17 2000 5'10" 185 L
#5 Rino Dhondt (F) 19 1998 5'10" 152 L Junior
#77 Mickey Evers (C) 25 1993 Leuven, BEL 5'7" 143 L
#7
Alec James (C) 18 1999 Simi Valley, CA, USA 6'2" 183 L Junior
#89
Boris Kolyasnikov (LW) 29 1989 Nizhny Tagil, RUS 5'8" 174 L
#64 Basim Laeremans (F) 16 2001 5'10" 150 L Junior
#12 Marco Piro (F) 26 1991 Charleroi, BEL 6'2" 236 L
#15 Lukas Tambeur (F) 19 1998 Leuven, BEL 6'2" 176 L
#11 Jeffie Versin (F) 17 2000 5'11" 170 R Junior
#9 Scott Wamsganz (LW) 26 1992 Anchorage, AK, USA 6'4" 192 L
Position: G:4 D:7 F:12 | Av Age: 21.09 years | Av Ht: 5'11" | Av Wt 177 lbs | Compare with other teams
Team Facts
  • Nationalities 21 players
    2 players
  • Experience Chiefs Leuven: 1 093 GP
Team Captains
Team captaincy history
Arena Information
  • Arena Name IJsbaan Leuven
  • Location Leuven
  • Capacity -
  • Construction Year -
Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
05/02/2018
05/02/2018 Confirmed Leaving Eric Springer (D) Leaving for Marseille
07/21/2017
07/21/2017 Confirmed Leaving Deniss Baskatovs (F) Leaving for Billingham Stars
07/14/2017
07/14/2017 Confirmed Joining Scott Wamsganz (F) Joining from No team
07/10/2017
07/10/2017 Confirmed Joining Eric Springer (D) Joining from Fayetteville Marksmen
07/06/2016
07/06/2016 Confirmed Joining Deniss Baskatovs (F) Joining from Eindhoven Kemphanen
06/28/2016
06/28/2016 Confirmed Leaving Cedric Delmarche (D) Leaving for Viggbyholms IK J20
06/23/2016
06/23/2016 Confirmed Leaving Lukas Tambeur (F) Leaving for Viggbyholms IK J20
08/30/2015
08/30/2015 Confirmed Leaving Brad Westerman (F) Leaving for Limburg Eaters Geleen
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
1997-1998 Belgium 28 19 1 8 - - 236 98 39 2 Final loss
2004-2005 Belgium - - - - - - - - - - Champion
2006-2007 Belgium - - - - - - - - 33 3 Did not make playoffs
2007-2008 Belgium 20 9 - 10 1 0 77 77 29 4 Did not make playoffs
2008-2009 Belgium 20 9 - 8 2 1 78 76 32 5 Did not make playoffs
2009-2010 Belgium 16 9 - 5 1 1 74 60 30 2 Champion
Belgium 16 13 - 2 0 1 102 47 40 1 Final loss
2010-2011 Belgium 13 10 - 3 0 0 123 46 30 3 Semifinal loss
2011-2012 Netherlands 30 4 0 22 2 2 71 175 18 7 No playoffs held
Belgium 8 3 - 4 1 0 26 38 11 2 Final loss
2012-2013 Belgium 18 17 - 0 0 1 199 35 52 1 Champion
2013-2014 Belgium 18 10 - 6 0 1 84 58 31 4 Semifinal loss
2014-2015 Belgium 10 6 - 3 1 0 51 42 20 2 Final group
2015-2016 BeNeLiga 22 8 - 13 1 0 80 96 26 5 Did not make playoffs
2016-2017 BeNeLiga 19 5 - 11 2 1 65 123 18 5 Did not make playoffs
2017-2018 BeNeLiga 24 9 - 12 0 3 89 124 30 8 Quarterfinal loss
Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
1998-1999 Continental Cup 3 0 0 3 - - 2 59 0 4 -
1999-2000 Continental Cup 3 0 1 2 - - 3 49 0 4 -
2013-2014 Belgian Cup 12 6 - 4 1 1 58 45 21 4 -
2014-2015 Belgian Cup 12 8 - 4 0 0 81 41 24 2 -
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Martin Váchal (F) 2017-2018 Cold Play Sharks Mechelen Belgium2 21 102 77 179 24
2. Marek Ziarny (F) 2017-2018 Cold Play Sharks Mechelen Belgium2 18 45 51 96 2
3. Olivier Roland (F) 2017-2018 Cold Play Sharks Mechelen Belgium2 10 22 37 59 0
4. Joris Peusens (D) 2017-2018 Cold Play Sharks Mechelen Belgium2 15 21 37 58 24
5. Deniss Baskatovs (F) 2017-2018 Billingham Stars NIHL 33 22 35 57 22
6. Jesse Raekelboom (F) 2017-2018 Cold Play Sharks Mechelen Belgium2 12 17 31 48 4
7. Bryan Kolodziejczyk (F) 2017-2018 Brest France2 26 16 29 45 22
8. Vadim Gyesbreghs (D) 2017-2018 Limburg Eaters Geleen BeNeLiga 24 15 29 44 24
9. Jordan Paulus (D) 2017-2018 Liege Bulldogs BeNeLiga 24 9 33 42 22
10. Jonathan Rymenants (D) 2017-2018 Olympia Heist op den Berg Belgium2 17 5 25 30 107
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Gilbert Paelinck (F) 255 335 309 644
2. Jesse Raekelboom (F) 128 66 118 184
3. Olivier Roland (F) 63 73 105 178
4. Sami Saarinen (F) 44 89 88 177
5. Curtis Millen (D) 33 65 59 124
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Gilbert Paelinck (F) 255 335 309 644
2. Sami Saarinen (F) 44 89 88 177
3. Olivier Roland (F) 63 73 105 178
4. Jesse Raekelboom (F) 128 66 118 184
5. Curtis Millen (D) 33 65 59 124
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Gilbert Paelinck (F) 255 335 309 644
2. Jesse Raekelboom (F) 128 66 118 184
3. Olivier Roland (F) 63 73 105 178
4. Sami Saarinen (F) 44 89 88 177
5. Sami Lipsonen (D) 73 51 68 119
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. David Vychodil (D) 52 26 64 453
2. Gilbert Paelinck (F) 255 335 644 225
3. Jeroen Kustermans (D) 98 18 53 221
4. Joris Peusens (D) 87 42 109 196
5. Mike Galati (F) 36 61 82 175
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Gilbert Paelinck (F) 255 335 309 644
2. Kjell Cazaerck (F) 153 28 62 90
3. Dean Thurura (D) 149 17 55 72
4. Jesse Raekelboom (F) 128 66 118 184
5. Bruno Evers (D) 120 28 40 68
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Sami Saarinen (F) 44 89 177 4.023
2. Curtis Millen (D) 33 65 124 3.758
3. Mike McBride (F) 2 2 7 3.500
4. Olivier Roland (F) 63 73 178 2.825
5. Janne Koivuniemi (F) 3 2 8 2.667
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Gilbert Paelinck (F) 1997-1998 Belgium 29 80 80 160 5.52 12
2. Sami Saarinen (F) 1997-1998 Belgium 24 61 60 121 5.04 116
3. Olivier Roland (F) 2010-2011 Belgium 12 41 33 74 6.17 41
4. Curtis Millen (D) 1997-1998 Belgium 15 30 37 67 4.47 14
5. Gilbert Paelinck (F) 1990-1991 Belgium2 13 42 23 65 5.00 10
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Gilbert Paelinck (F) 1997-1998 Belgium 29 80 80 160 5.52 12
2. Sami Saarinen (F) 1997-1998 Belgium 24 61 60 121 5.04 116
3. Gilbert Paelinck (F) 1990-1991 Belgium2 13 42 23 65 5.00 10
4. Olivier Roland (F) 2010-2011 Belgium 12 41 33 74 6.17 41
5. Curtis Millen (D) 1996-1997 Belgium 18 35 22 57 3.17 60
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Gilbert Paelinck (F) 1997-1998 Belgium 29 80 80 160 5.52 12
2. Sami Saarinen (F) 1997-1998 Belgium 24 61 60 121 5.04 116
3. Curtis Millen (D) 1997-1998 Belgium 15 30 37 67 4.47 14
4. Jan Willems (F) 1997-1998 Belgium 26 20 37 57 2.19 12
5. Kjell Cazaerck (F) 2006-2007 Belgium 36 12 34 46 1.28 34
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. David Vychodil (D) 2015-2016 BeNeLiga 15 8 9 17 1.13 154
2. David Vychodil (D) 2013-2014 Belgium 13 6 10 16 1.23 127
3. Sami Saarinen (F) 1997-1998 Belgium 24 61 60 121 5.04 116
4. Bill Horton (D) 2011-2012 Netherlands 19 1 1 2 0.11 114
5. Jeroen Kustermans (D) 1999-2000 Belgium 11 2 3 5 0.45 109
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2017-2018 5'11" 177 lbs 21.09
2016-2017 6'0" 180 lbs 22.28
2015-2016 5'10" 175 lbs 22.00
2014-2015 5'11" 178 lbs 25.84
2013-2014 5'11" 179 lbs 22.97
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