Team Facts

2017-2018 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#39 Noah Battaglia (G) 22 2000 Toronto, ON, CAN 6'1" 176 L
#31 Nicholas Kidd (G) 23 1999 Kanata, ON, CAN 6'1" 181 -
#29 Lucas Lorimer (G) 21 2001 - - -
Daniel Merlino (G) 22 2000 - - L
#31 Kevin Tardiff (G) 24 1998 Québec, QC, CAN 6'4" 192 L
DEFENSEMEN
Kristopher Black (D) 21 2001 Ottawa, ON, CAN 6'3" 205 R
Andre Brett (D) 23 1999 Caledon, ON, CAN 5'9" 185 L
Donato Caravaggio (D) 22 2000 6'0" 170 L
#21 Sebastian Cirillo (D) 24 1998 Woodbridge, ON, CAN 6'0" 185 R
#10 Scott Gaetz (D) 23 1999 Oakville, ON, CAN 5'9" 172 R
#17 Clark Hiebert (D) 21 2001 Oakville, ON, CAN 6'3" 205 R
#20 Lucas Kells (D) 24 1999 Georgetown, ON, CAN 5'8" 148 L
#20
Joe Kennedy (D) 21 2001 Seattle, WA, USA 6'1" 205 R
#26 Wesley MacPherson (D) 22 2000 Toronto, ON, CAN 6'0" 163 R
#6 Zac McInall (D) 24 1998 Milton, ON, CAN 6'0" 190 L
#4 Darcy Redwood (D) 23 1999 Burlington, ON, CAN 5'11" 174 R
Rewdy Scott (D) 22 2000 Cambridge, ON, CAN 6'2" 220 R
#7 Patrick Sebben (D) 23 1999 Toronto, ON, CAN 6'0" 165 L
FORWARDS
Mauro Biasutto (LW) 21 2001 Etobicoke, ON, CAN 5'10" 174 L
#19 Eric Ciccolini (RW) New York Rangers 22 2001 Vaughan, ON, CAN 5'11" 170 R
Eric DeDobbelaer (C/RW) 22 2000 Hamilton, ON, CAN 5'10" 181 R
#91 Matteo DiGiulio (C) 23 1999 Maple, ON, CAN 6'3" 205 L
#13 Michael DiSchiavi (LW) 25 1997 Etobicoke, ON, CAN 5'10" 165 L
#4 Liam Donnelly (F) 23 1999 Burlington, ON, CAN 5'11" 179 L
#71 Luca Esposito (RW) 24 1998 Toronto, ON, CAN 6'0" 170 R
#9 Emile Galarneau (F) 23 1999 Milton, ON, CAN 5'9" 150 L
#25
Noah Hippolyte-Smith (RW) 24 1999 Milton, ON, CAN 5'11" 174 R
#11 Graydon James (LW) 24 1998 Oakville, ON, CAN 6'0" 176 L
#88 Brandon Lucchesi (RW) 23 2000 Woodbridge, ON, CAN 6'1" 185 R
#71 William Macqueen (C) 1998 Oakville, ON, CAN 6'2" 174 -
#8 Jeremy Marco (RW) 24 1998 Thornhill, ON, CAN 5'7" 157 R
Alton McDermott (RW) 21 2001 Oakville, ON, CAN 5'10" 170 R
#14 Luke McFarlane (F) 23 1999 Colorado Springs, CO, USA 5'10" 154 R
#18 Bret Mcinall (C) 24 1998 Milton, ON, CAN 6'1" 190 R
#22 Chalmers McKeen (C/RW) 24 1998 Cobourg, ON, CAN 6'1" 181 L
#22 Alex Mercier (RW) 23 1999 Toronto, ON, CAN 5'11" 165 L
#24 Martin Nowysz (F) 24 1999 Mississauga, ON, CAN 6'3" 190 L
Tony Provenzano (LW) 20 2002 Toronto, ON, CAN 5'10" 176 R
Max Racicot (F) 23 1999 Ingersoll, ON, CAN 6'0" 185 R
#15 Brandon Sabatini (RW) 25 1997 Caledon, ON, CAN 5'9" 165 R
#8 Kevin Shirmaly (C/RW) 23 1999 Toronto, ON, CAN 5'11" 174 R
#16 Zac Sirota (C) 22 2000 Vaughan, ON, CAN 5'8" 174 R
#14 Paul Spadafora (LW) 23 1999 Toronto, ON, CAN 5'11" 190 L
#23 Paul Violo (C) 24 1999 Mississauga, ON, CAN 5'10" 154 L
Position: G: 3, D: 12, F: 21 | Av Age: 18 years | Av Ht: 5'11" | Av Wt: 177 lbs | Compare with other teams
Demographics
Nationality
Team Facts
Nationalities 43 players
1 player
Experience Milton Icehawks: 1 375 GP
Team Captains
Team captaincy history
Arena Information
Arena Name Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre Location Brantford, ON Capacity 1 000 Construction Year
Games
Date Home Visiting Score League
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
01/30/2023
01/30/2023 Confirmed Leaving William Stewart (F) Leaving for Niagara IceDogs
01/30/2023 Confirmed Leaving Gabriel Runco (D) Leaving for Niagara IceDogs
01/10/2023
01/10/2023 Confirmed Leaving Trevor McDowell (D) Leaving for Wellington Dukes
07/27/2022
07/27/2022 Confirmed Joining William Stewart (F) Joining from Pelham Panthers
07/16/2022
07/16/2022 Confirmed Leaving Matvey Shalnev (F) Leaving for Caledon Admirals
07/16/2022 Confirmed Joining Gabriel Runco (D) Joining from Brantford Bandits
07/07/2022
07/07/2022 Confirmed Leaving Jack Robertson (D) Leaving for Collingwood Blues
07/07/2022 Confirmed Joining Jeriah Shantz (F) Joining from Collingwood Blues
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
Milton Merchants
1993-1994 OPJHL 42 24 2 14 - - 228 133 52 1.24 5 Division QF loss
1994-1995 OPJHL 49 33 2 13 - - 287 226 69 1.41 1 -
1995-1996 OPJHL 50 27 7 13 - - 243 172 64 1.28 1 Division Final loss
1996-1997 OPJHL 50 36 5 7 - - 322 164 79 1.58 1 Champion
1997-1998 OPJHL 51 42 1 8 - - 357 127 85 1.67 1 Champion
1998-1999 OPJHL 51 43 3 4 - - 308 138 90 1.76 1 Final loss
1999-2000 OPJHL 48 29 3 13 - - 224 155 64 1.33 3 -
2000-2001 OPJHL 49 29 5 14 - - 210 168 64 1.31 1 Semifinal loss
2001-2002 OPJHL 49 25 3 20 - - 198 208 54 1.10 5 -
2002-2003 OPJHL 49 25 3 20 - - 279 139 84 1.71 1 -
Milton Icehawks
2003-2004 OPJHL 49 32 0 15 - 2 228 161 66 1.35 4 -
2004-2005 OPJHL 49 30 1 17 - 1 241 131 62 1.27 4 Division Semifinal loss
2005-2006 OPJHL 49 41 4 3 - 1 254 97 87 1.78 1 Division Semifinal loss
2006-2007 OPJHL 49 12 4 31 - 2 142 235 30 0.61 8 Division QF loss
2007-2008 OPJHL 49 22 0 20 - 7 185 194 51 1.04 6 Division Semifinal loss
2008-2009 OJHL 49 21 - 24 - 4 208 229 46 0.94 6 Division QF loss
2009-2010 OJHL 56 3 - 51 - 2 145 387 8 0.14 15 Did not make playoffs
2010-2011 OJHL 50 3 - 41 2 5 147 374 14 0.28 8 Did not make playoffs
2011-2012 OJHL 49 15 - 28 3 3 195 264 39 0.80 5 Division QF loss
2012-2013 OJHL 55 15 - 28 4 8 209 255 46 0.84 4 Did not make playoffs
2013-2014 OJHL 53 29 - 21 - 3 186 193 61 1.15 3 Conference QF loss
2014-2015 OJHL 54 12 1 37 - 4 132 259 29 0.54 5 Did not make playoffs
2015-2016 OJHL 54 5 0 48 - 1 110 362 11 0.20 4 Did not make playoffs
2016-2017 OJHL 54 4 1 48 - 1 125 385 10 0.19 5 Did not make playoffs
2017-2018 OJHL 54 4 0 47 - 3 85 276 11 0.20 5 Did not make playoffs
Brantford 99ers
2018-2019 OJHL 54 19 0 30 - 5 154 220 43 0.80 6 Did not make playoffs
2019-2020 OJHL 54 29 0 24 - 1 191 181 59 1.09 4 Conference QF loss
2020-2021 OJHL 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 - - Season Cancelled
2021-2022 OJHL 54 22 - 29 - 3 159 201 47 0.87 5 Did not make playoffs
2022-2023 OJHL 48 5 - 40 - 2 95 242 13 0.27 10 -
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Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
1997-1998 RBC Cup 4 1 - 3 - - 9 17 2 0.50 4 Semifinal loss
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Ryan Hunter (F) 2022-2023 Bradford Bulls GMHL 37 48 61 109 48
2. Tyler Fukakusa (F) 2022-2023 Toronto Jr. Canadiens OJHL 45 29 63 92 28
3. Remy Giftopoulos (F) 2022-2023 Sterzing/Vipiteno AlpsHL 32 20 33 53 6
4. John Tavares (F) 2022-2023 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 52 21 30 51 24
5. Jon Buttitta (F) 2022-2023 Carolina Thunderbirds FPHL 31 7 42 49 18
6. Kevin Hu (F) 2022-2023 Plattsville Lakers WOSHL 20 27 12 39 16
7. Matteo DiGiulio (F) 2022-2023 Adrian College ACHA 29 22 15 37 24
8. Jaden Lee (F) 2022-2023 St. Marys Lincolns GOJHL 37 14 22 36 22
9. Alexander Cunningham (F) 2022-2023 Haliburton County Huskies OJHL 45 14 21 35 8
10. Dylan Roobroeck (F) 2022-2023 Oshawa Generals OHL 46 10 23 33 30
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jamie Janjevich (F) 136 80 178 258
2. Bob Landry (F) 146 129 120 249
3. Darren Haydar (F) 108 104 139 243
4. Jeff Haydar (F) 188 68 173 241
5. Steve Clarke (F) 135 76 128 204
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Bob Landry (F) 146 129 120 249
2. Darren Haydar (F) 108 104 139 243
3. Sean Healey (F) 163 83 74 157
4. Rich Meloche (F) 97 82 92 174
5. Shane Bennett (F) 105 81 83 164
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jamie Janjevich (F) 136 80 178 258
2. Jeff Haydar (F) 188 68 173 241
3. Darren Haydar (F) 108 104 139 243
4. Steve Clarke (F) 135 76 128 204
5. Kevin O'Flaherty (F) 94 56 122 178
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Ryan Delaronde (D) 113 44 112 539
2. Mike Murray (D) 82 44 119 428
3. Mike Dunphy (F) 139 36 81 396
4. Jason Hopiavuori (F) 82 12 37 396
5. Pat Henneberry (D) 128 41 123 379
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jeff Haydar (F) 188 68 173 241
2. John Nadalin (D) 181 20 68 88
3. Ron Twiss (D) 168 20 49 69
4. Kane Elliot (F) 166 69 78 147
5. Sean Healey (F) 163 83 74 157
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Brad Efthimiou (F) 9 9 27 3.00
2. Chris Clark (F) 48 39 111 2.31
3. Darren Haydar (F) 108 104 243 2.25
4. Ed McGrane (F) 24 20 54 2.25
5. Ron Baker (F) 63 50 131 2.08
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Darren Haydar (F) 1997-1998 OPJHL 51 71 69 140 2.75 65
2. Jamie Janjevich (F) 1994-1995 OPJHL 48 33 94 127 2.65 68
3. Rich Meloche (F) 2002-2003 OPJHL 49 49 56 105 2.14 66
4. Geoff Schomogyi (F) 1998-1999 OPJHL 50 43 62 105 2.10 30
5. Ron Baker (F) 1997-1998 OPJHL 48 37 66 103 2.15 95
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Darren Haydar (F) 1997-1998 OPJHL 51 71 69 140 2.75 65
2. Matt Van Arkel (F) 1996-1997 OPJHL 49 54 35 89 1.82 29
3. Rich Meloche (F) 2002-2003 OPJHL 49 49 56 105 2.14 66
4. Grant Poremba (F) 1987-1988 COJHL 43 49 38 87 2.02 47
5. Robert Figliano (F) 1990-1991 COJHL 40 49 32 81 2.03 77
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Jamie Janjevich (F) 1994-1995 OPJHL 48 33 94 127 2.65 68
2. Kevin O'Flaherty (F) 1998-1999 OPJHL 50 32 71 103 2.06 28
3. Darren Haydar (F) 1997-1998 OPJHL 51 71 69 140 2.75 65
4. Darren Haydar (F) 1996-1997 OPJHL 51 32 68 100 1.96 68
5. Ron Baker (F) 1997-1998 OPJHL 48 37 66 103 2.15 95
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Mike Hurst (D) 1997-1998 OPJHL 35 7 6 13 0.37 246
2. Ryan Delaronde (D) 1993-1994 OPJHL 38 25 43 68 1.79 237
3. Mike Murray (D) 1992-1993 COJHL 40 24 43 67 1.68 224
4. Mac Whalen (F) 2008-2009 OJHL 34 11 32 43 1.26 222
5. Jason Hopiavuori (F) 1998-1999 OPJHL 44 4 12 16 0.36 217
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2022-2023 6'0" 179 lbs 17.84
2021-2022 5'11" 177 lbs 18.19
2020-2021 6'0" 179 lbs 18.45
2019-2020 6'1" 187 lbs 18.74
2018-2019 6'1" 185 lbs 18.67
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Elite Prospects Notes and Trivia
Moved from Milton to Brantford in the summer of 2018. Forced by the OHA to move back to Milton in September of 2018, as the initial move was considered unapproved. Was granted approval to move to Brantford on October 22, 2018.