Team Facts

1980-1981 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
Bob Froese (G) 59 1958 St. Catharines, ON, CAN 5'11" 176 L
Paul Pageau (G) 58 1959 Montréal, QC, CAN 5'9" 161 L
Jim Stewart (G) 61 1957 Hudson, MA, USA 5'10" 170 -
Ted Tucker (G) 69 1949 Fort William, ON, CAN 5'11" 165 L
DEFENSEMEN
Dean Fraser (D) - - Hyannis, MA, USA 5'9" 185 -
John Gibson (D) 59 1959 St. Catharines, ON, CAN 6'3" 205 L
Rob Gladney (D) 60 1957 Come By Chance, NL, CAN 5'11" 185 L
Larry Goodenough (D) 65 1953 Toronto, ON, CAN 6'0" 194 R
Peter Luksa (D) 60 1958 Sutton, ON, CAN 5'11" 181 L
Kevin O'Donoghue (D) 63 1955 Arlington, MA, USA 6'0" 185 -
Mark Toffolo (D) 60 1957 East Amherst, NY, USA 6'1" 185 L
Don Waddell (D) 59 1958 Detroit, MI, USA 5'10" 183 L
FORWARDS
Gord Brooks (RW) 67 1950 Cobourg, ON, CAN 5'10" 174 R
Brian Carroll (LW) 58 1960 Toronto, ON, CAN 5'10" 170 L
Lindsay Carson (LW) 57 1960 Oxbow, SK, CAN 6'2" 187 L
Marcel Comeau (C) 66 1952 Edmonton, AB, CAN 6'0" 165 R
Dennis Desrosiers (RW) 69 1949 Kirkland Lake, ON, CAN 5'11" 194 R
Rick Dorman (RW) 62 1955 Winnipeg, MB, CAN 5'9" 181 R
Grant Eakin (LW) 60 1957 Winnipeg, MB, CAN 5'10" 194 L
Daryl Evans (LW) 57 1961 Toronto, ON, CAN 5'8" 185 L
Scott Gruhl (LW) 58 1959 Port Colborne, ON, CAN 6'1" 201 L
Doug Harvey (RW) 60 1957 Ottawa, ON, CAN 6'0" 181 R
Warren Holmes (C) 61 1957 Beeton, ON, CAN 6'2" 190 L
Brent Jarrett (C) 58 1959 Sault Ste. Marie, ON, CAN 5'9" 161 -
Chris Langevin (LW) 58 1959 Montréal, QC, CAN 6'0" 185 L
Claude Larochelle (C) 60 1958 Gallichan, QC, CAN 5'8" 172 R
Rick Scully (LW) 59 1958 Moncton, NB, CAN 5'11" 174 -
Dave Stewart (C) 59 1959 Brandon, MB, CAN 5'9" 163 L
Position: G:2 D:6 F:11 | Av Age: 23.05 years | Av Ht: 5'11" | Av Wt 181 lbs | Compare with other teams

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Team Facts
  • Nationalities 23 players
    5 players
  • Experience Saginaw Gears: 3 293 GP
    NHL: 1 197 GP
    WC: 5 GP
    OG: 4 GP
    AHL: 2 331 GP
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
1972-1973 IHL 74 30 3 41 - - 305 304 63 8 Did not make playoffs
1973-1974 IHL 76 38 4 34 - - 310 282 80 4 Final loss
1974-1975 IHL 75 43 3 29 - - 302 259 89 4 Final loss
1975-1976 IHL 78 43 9 26 - - 339 293 95 2 Semifinal loss
1976-1977 IHL 78 40 11 27 - - 338 292 91 1 Champion
1977-1978 IHL 80 40 12 28 - - 360 278 92 2 -
1978-1979 IHL 80 35 10 35 - - 326 322 80 6 Quarterfinal loss
1979-1980 IHL 80 43 10 27 - - 349 306 96 2 Semifinal loss
1980-1981 IHL 82 45 8 29 - - 392 289 98 2 Champion
1981-1982 IHL 82 36 8 38 - - 401 402 80 5 Final loss
1982-1983 IHL 82 29 9 44 - - 332 376 71 7 -
1991-1992 NAHL 41 9 1 29 - 2 138 220 21 8 -
1992-1993 NAHL 41 14 5 21 - 1 162 185 33 6 -
1993-1994 NAHL 46 17 8 19 - 2 185 183 42 6 -
1994-1995 NAHL 44 20 4 19 - 1 162 199 45 5 -
1998-1999 UHL 74 20 - 46 - 8 212 232 48 4 Did not make playoffs
Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Marcel Comeau (F) 732 339 559 898
2. Dennis Desrosiers (F) 450 275 247 522
3. Stu Irving (F) 528 204 245 449
4. Paul Evans (F) 216 103 150 253
5. Warren Holmes (F) 228 117 132 249
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Marcel Comeau (F) 732 339 559 898
2. Dennis Desrosiers (F) 450 275 247 522
3. Stu Irving (F) 528 204 245 449
4. Warren Holmes (F) 228 117 132 249
5. Scott Gruhl (F) 152 109 74 183
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Marcel Comeau (F) 732 339 559 898
2. Dennis Desrosiers (F) 450 275 247 522
3. Stu Irving (F) 528 204 245 449
4. Rob Gladney (D) 231 47 172 219
5. Paul Evans (F) 216 103 150 253
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Dennis Desrosiers (F) 450 275 522 1479
2. Mark Toffolo (D) 79 2 13 559
3. Peter Luksa (D) 164 6 40 549
4. Gary Sittler (D) 156 15 86 527
5. Stu Irving (F) 528 204 449 521
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Marcel Comeau (F) 732 339 559 898
2. Stu Irving (F) 528 204 245 449
3. Dennis Desrosiers (F) 450 275 247 522
4. John Gravel (D) 267 28 146 174
5. Claude Larochelle (F) 240 107 117 224
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Bob Sykes (F) 1 0 3 3.000
2. Rick Scully (F) 2 2 4 2.000
3. Ryan DeGrendel (D) 5 1 9 1.800
4. Mark Mowers (F) 39 31 70 1.795
5. Daryl Evans (F) 3 3 5 1.667
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Marcel Comeau (F) 1980-1981 IHL 81 44 82 126 1.56 20
2. Gord Brooks (F) 1981-1982 IHL 82 49 64 113 1.38 35
3. Paul Evans (F) 1976-1977 IHL 78 50 62 112 1.44 53
4. Brent Jarrett (F) 1982-1983 IHL 82 37 75 112 1.37 77
5. Jean-Pierre Dubois (F) 1981-1982 IHL 80 57 53 110 1.38 93
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Dennis Desrosiers (F) 1972-1973 IHL 70 60 37 97 1.39 186
2. Jean-Pierre Dubois (F) 1981-1982 IHL 80 57 53 110 1.38 93
3. Scott Gruhl (F) 1980-1981 IHL 77 56 34 90 1.17 87
4. Scott Gruhl (F) 1979-1980 IHL 75 53 40 93 1.24 100
5. Dennis Desrosiers (F) 1977-1978 IHL 78 51 44 95 1.22 288
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Marcel Comeau (F) 1980-1981 IHL 81 44 82 126 1.56 20
2. Brent Jarrett (F) 1982-1983 IHL 82 37 75 112 1.37 77
3. François Lecompte (F) 1981-1982 IHL 82 34 74 108 1.32 129
4. Rob Gladney (D) 1980-1981 IHL 78 12 71 83 1.06 54
5. Marcel Comeau (F) 1981-1982 IHL 66 33 69 102 1.55 20
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Mark Toffolo (D) 1978-1979 IHL 78 2 11 13 0.17 557
2. Mel Hewitt (F) 1979-1980 IHL 70 28 26 54 0.77 504
3. Gary Sittler (D) 1975-1976 IHL 78 4 40 44 0.56 376
4. Jim Branton (D) 1979-1980 IHL 77 1 19 20 0.26 313
5. John Gibson (D) 1979-1980 IHL 67 13 36 49 0.73 293
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
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