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2021-2022 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S Ctrct
GOALTENDERS
#33 Alex D'Orio (G) 22 1999 Sherbrooke, QC, CAN 6'2" 209 R 21/22
#35 Louis-Philippe Guindon (G)   26 1995 Montréal, QC, CAN 6'1" 181 L 21/22
Stefanos Lekkas (G) 25 1996 Elburn, IL, USA 6'0" 181 L 21/22
DEFENSEMEN
#4 Jake Flegel (D) 29 1992 Ajax, ON, CAN 6'4" 216 R 21/22
#7 Matt Foley (D) 26 1995 Longmeadow, MA, USA 6'1" 194 R 21/22
#2 Dylan MacPherson (D) 23 1998 Redcliff, AB, CAN 6'3" 190 R 21/22
#24 Josh Maniscalco (D)   22 1999 Perkiomenville, PA, USA 6'2" 205 R 22/23
#18 Christopher Merisier-Ortiz (D) 20 2001 Boisbriand, QC, CAN 5'11" 172 L 22/23
Matt Miller (D) 26 1995 East Palestine, OH, USA 6'1" 190 L 21/22
#38 Will Reilly (D) 24 1997 Toronto, ON, CAN 6'2" 196 R 21/22
#6 Adam Smith (D) 25 1996 Sharon, ON, CAN 6'1" 194 L 21/22
#10 Alex Stevens (D) 24 1997 Plymouth, MN, USA 6'1" 201 R 21/22
#29 Carter Struthers (D)   28 1993 Weyburn, SK, CAN 6'5" 218 L
#11 Josh Victor (D/F) 27 1994 Round Rock, TX, USA 6'4" 212 L 21/22
FORWARDS
#21 Matt Alfaro (C) 25 1996 Calgary, AB, CAN 6'2" 194 L 21/22
#20 Justin Almeida (C/LW) 22 1999 Kitimat, BC, CAN 5'11" 165 L 21/22
#15 Shaw Boomhower (LW/C)   23 1998 Belleville, ON, CAN 5'11" 209 L 21/22
#14 Jared Cockrell (F) 26 1995 Kent's Hill, ME, USA 5'11" 185 R 21/22
#9 Tim Doherty (C/LW) 26 1995 Portsmouth, RI, USA 6'0" 190 L 21/22
#41 Tyler Drevitch (C) 26 1995 Middleboro, MA, USA 5'11" 170 L 21/22
#25 Bobby Hampton (C) 24 1997 Middletown, NJ, USA 6'0" 196 R 21/22
Brendan Harris (C) 25 1996 Port Jefferson, NY, USA 5'9" 168 L 21/22
#16 Cam Hausinger (RW) 22 1999 Anchorage, AK, USA 5'10" 192 R 21/22
#36 Samuel Houde (C) 21 2000 Blainville, QC, CAN 6'0" 172 L 21/22
#12 Nick Hutchison (C) 26 1995 Hicksville, NY, USA 6'3" 201 R 21/22
#19 Félix Paré (RW) 21 2000 Lévis, QC, CAN 6'2" 214 R 21/22
#17
Brandon Saigeon (C) 23 1998 Grimsby, ON, CAN 6'1" 190 L 21/22
#26 Matt Ustaski (C/LW)   27 1994 Glenview, IL, USA 6'6" 220 L 21/22
#22 Patrick Watling (C) 28 1993 Sault Ste. Marie, ON, CAN 6'0" 174 L 21/22
Position: G: 3, D: 11, F: 15 | Av Age: 24.55 years | Av Ht: 6'1" | Av Wt: 193 lbs | Compare with other teams
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Arena Information
  • Arena Name WesBanco Arena
  • Location Wheeling, WV, USA
  • Capacity 5 406
  • Construction Year 1977
Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
11/23/2021
11/23/2021 Up/Down Joining Justin Almeida (F) Joining from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins
11/23/2021 Up/Down Joining Will Reilly (D) Joining from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins
11/23/2021 Confirmed Leaving Evan Moyse (G) Leaving for Unknown
11/22/2021
11/22/2021 Confirmed Joining Stefanos Lekkas (G) Joining from Orlando Solar Bears
11/21/2021
11/21/2021 Confirmed Leaving Max Sauvé (F) Leaving for Unknown
11/20/2021
11/20/2021 Confirmed Joining Max Sauvé (F) Joining from Penn State Univ.
11/16/2021
11/16/2021 Up/Down Joining Samuel Houde (F) Joining from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins
11/16/2021 Up/Down Joining Christopher Merisier-Ortiz (D) Joining from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
Wheeling Thunderbirds
1992-1993 ECHL 64 40 - 16 - 8 314 223 88 1.38 1 Final loss
1993-1994 ECHL 68 38 - 23 - 7 327 289 83 1.22 3 Semifinal loss
1994-1995 ECHL 68 46 - 17 - 5 313 243 97 1.43 1 First round loss
1995-1996 ECHL 70 42 - 23 - 5 289 261 89 1.27 2 Quarterfinal loss
Wheeling Nailers
1996-1997 ECHL 70 36 - 29 - 5 298 291 77 1.10 4 First round loss
1997-1998 ECHL 70 37 - 24 - 9 255 255 83 1.19 2 Conference Final loss
1998-1999 ECHL 70 27 - 37 - 6 206 249 60 0.86 6 Did not make playoffs
1999-2000 ECHL 70 25 - 40 - 5 202 246 55 0.79 5 Did not make playoffs
2000-2001 ECHL 72 24 - 40 - 8 192 277 56 0.78 5 Did not make playoffs
2001-2002 ECHL 72 36 - 32 - 4 213 208 76 1.06 5 Did not make playoffs
2002-2003 ECHL 72 28 - 41 - 3 193 261 59 0.82 6 Did not make playoffs
2003-2004 ECHL 72 51 - 17 - 4 259 188 106 1.47 1 Division Semifinal loss
2004-2005 ECHL 72 38 - 29 - 5 171 173 81 1.13 6 Did not make playoffs
2005-2006 ECHL 72 45 - 21 - 6 247 186 96 1.33 2 Division Final loss
2006-2007 ECHL 72 32 - 34 - 6 215 255 70 0.97 7 Did not make playoffs
2007-2008 ECHL 72 22 - 43 - 7 186 284 51 0.71 7 Did not make playoffs
2008-2009 ECHL 72 36 - 28 - 8 263 260 80 1.11 4 Division Semifinal loss
2009-2010 ECHL 72 33 - 32 - 7 240 249 73 1.01 4 Did not make playoffs
2010-2011 ECHL 72 38 - 29 - 5 230 210 81 1.13 2 Conference Final loss
2011-2012 ECHL 72 37 - 26 - 9 219 202 83 1.15 2 Conference QF loss
2012-2013 ECHL 72 31 - 29 - 12 193 225 74 1.03 3 Did not make playoffs
2013-2014 ECHL 72 39 - 27 - 6 216 196 84 1.17 2 Conference SF loss
2014-2015 ECHL 72 37 - 33 - 2 210 213 76 1.06 4 Division Semifinal loss
2015-2016 ECHL 72 37 - 26 - 9 214 211 83 1.15 2 Final loss
2016-2017 ECHL 72 34 - 30 - 8 244 239 76 1.06 5 Did not make playoffs
2017-2018 ECHL 72 35 - 28 - 9 248 245 79 1.10 5 Did not make playoffs
2018-2019 ECHL 72 31 - 31 - 10 239 240 72 1.00 6 Did not make playoffs
2019-2020 ECHL 59 24 - 30 - 5 163 206 53 0.90 6 Playoffs Cancelled
2020-2021 ECHL 68 22 - 39 - 7 196 241 51 0.75 7 Did not make playoffs
2021-2022 ECHL 12 6 - 6 - 0 41 42 12 1.00 5 -
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Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Parker Bowles (F) 2021-2022 Hannover Indians Germany3 18 12 20 32 10
2. Jarrett Burton (F) 2021-2022 Stavanger Oilers Norway 21 13 15 28 12
3. Daniel Tedesco (F) 2021-2022 Fassa AlpsHL 18 9 15 24 20
4. Jacob Lagacé (F) 2021-2022 Frisk Asker Norway 19 7 17 24 18
5. Riley Brace (F) 2021-2022 Stjernen Hockey Norway 21 6 14 20 4
6. Kale Kerbashian (F) 2021-2022 Esbjerg Energy Denmark 16 11 7 18 31
7. Kevin Spinozzi (D) 2021-2022 Bordeaux Ligue Magnus 16 10 8 18 4
8. Garet Hunt (F) 2021-2022 ASC Corona Brasov Erste Liga 14 7 10 17 28
9. Frederik Tiffels (F) 2021-2022 EHC München DEL 11 4 13 17 4
10. David Gilbert (F) 2021-2022 Rouen Ligue Magnus 14 11 5 16 4
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Tim Tisdale (F) 198 105 166 271
2. Darren Schwartz (F) 197 143 119 262
3. Steve Gibson (F) 191 126 126 252
4. Tim Roberts (D) 215 50 180 230
5. Sean Collins (F) 174 69 139 208
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Darren Schwartz (F) 197 143 119 262
2. Steve Gibson (F) 191 126 126 252
3. Tim Tisdale (F) 198 105 166 271
4. Derek DeCosty (F) 190 100 103 203
5. Vadim Slivchenko (F) 145 88 99 187
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Tim Roberts (D) 215 50 180 230
2. Tim Tisdale (F) 198 105 166 271
3. Sean Collins (F) 174 69 139 208
4. Zack Torquato (F) 229 66 129 195
5. Steve Gibson (F) 191 126 126 252
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Stefan Brännare (F) 231 27 73 677
2. Matt Van Horlick (D) 172 17 44 675
3. T.J. Reynolds (D) 151 7 32 669
4. Brock Woods (D) 193 37 122 639
5. Darren Schwartz (F) 197 143 262 561
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Danny Fick (D) 258 16 60 76
2. Stefan Brännare (F) 231 27 46 73
3. Cliff Loya (D) 231 7 40 47
4. Zack Torquato (F) 229 66 129 195
5. Paul Cianfrini (D) 217 6 49 55
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Will Reilly (D) 1 0 3 3.000
2. Devin Edgerton (F) 57 46 117 2.053
3. Robert Guillet (F) 15 16 30 2.000
4. Yves Sarault (F) 2 1 4 2.000
5. Paul Thompson (F) 1 1 2 2.000
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Devin Edgerton (F) 1992-1993 ECHL 57 46 71 117 2.05 34
2. Darren Schwartz (F) 1992-1993 ECHL 62 62 52 114 1.84 212
3. John Varga (F) 1996-1997 ECHL 66 56 45 101 1.53 84
4. Steve Gibson (F) 1995-1996 ECHL 70 42 53 95 1.36 54
5. Keli Corpse (F) 1995-1996 ECHL 63 32 62 94 1.49 40
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Darren Schwartz (F) 1992-1993 ECHL 62 62 52 114 1.84 212
2. John Varga (F) 1996-1997 ECHL 66 56 45 101 1.53 84
3. Darren Schwartz (F) 1993-1994 ECHL 67 54 38 92 1.37 201
4. Devin Edgerton (F) 1992-1993 ECHL 57 46 71 117 2.05 34
5. Bryan Ewing (F) 2008-2009 ECHL 67 43 48 91 1.36 56
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Devin Edgerton (F) 1992-1993 ECHL 57 46 71 117 2.05 34
2. Keli Corpse (F) 1995-1996 ECHL 63 32 62 94 1.49 40
3. Eric Royal (F) 1996-1997 ECHL 70 31 62 92 1.31 68
4. Tim Roberts (D) 1993-1994 ECHL 66 18 58 76 1.15 68
5. Tim Roberts (D) 1994-1995 ECHL 61 16 58 74 1.21 62
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. T.J. Reynolds (D) 2002-2003 ECHL 71 2 8 10 0.14 371
2. Jason Hamilton (D) 2000-2001 ECHL 41 2 2 4 0.10 333
3. Rob Trumbley (F) 1995-1996 ECHL 51 8 10 18 0.35 321
4. Bruce Watson (F) 2001-2002 ECHL 58 7 11 18 0.31 314
5. Trevor Senn (F) 1992-1993 ECHL 53 14 21 35 0.66 301
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2021-2022 6'1" 193 lbs 24.55
2020-2021 6'0" 189 lbs 25.78
2019-2020 6'0" 191 lbs 25.16
2018-2019 6'1" 193 lbs 26.15
2017-2018 6'1" 189 lbs 26.05
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