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2020-2021 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S Ctrct
GOALTENDERS
#35 Louis-Philippe Guindon (G) 26 1995 Montréal, QC, CAN 6'1" 181 L 20/21
#1 Brandon Halverson (G) 25 1996 Traverse City, MI, USA 6'4" 209 L 20/21
#31 Taran Kozun (G) 26 1994 Nipawin, SK, CAN 6'1" 174 L
#30 Tommy Nappier (G) 22 1998 St. Louis, MO, USA 6'3" 220 L 22/23
#40 Shane Starrett (G) 26 1994 Bellingham, MA, USA 6'5" 194 L 20/21
DEFENSEMEN
#4 Chad Duchesne (D) 26 1995 Kingston, ON, CAN 5'11" 174 L 20/21
#7 Matt Foley (D) 26 1995 Longmeadow, MA, USA 6'1" 194 R 20/21
#14 Shane Kuzmeski (D) 24 1996 Grayslake, IL, USA 6'1" 196 L 20/21
#8 Jesse Lees (D) 25 1995 Calgary, AB, CAN 6'0" 196 R 20/21
#2 Dylan MacPherson (D) 23 1998 Redcliff, AB, CAN 6'3" 190 R 20/21
#3 Patrick McNally (D) 29 1991 Glen Head, NY, USA 6'2" 181 L 20/21
#5 Matt Miller (D) 25 1995 East Palestine, OH, USA 6'1" 190 L 20/21
#36 Michael Prapavessis (D) 25 1996 Mississauga, ON, CAN 6'1" 183 L 20/21
#6 Adam Smith (D) 24 1996 Sharon, ON, CAN 6'1" 194 L 20/21
#23 Aaron Thow (D) 26 1995 East York, ON, CAN 6'1" 194 L 20/21
#15 Evan Wardley (D) 27 1994 Calgary, AB, CAN 6'3" 218 R 20/21
FORWARDS
#21 Matt Alfaro (C) 24 1996 Calgary, AB, CAN 6'2" 194 L 20/21
#13 Jared Cockrell (F) 25 1995 Kent's Hill, ME, USA 5'11" 185 R 20/21
#12 Lawton Courtnall (LW) 25 1996 Westlake Village, CA, USA 6'0" 185 L 20/21
#37 Tim Doherty (C/LW) 25 1995 Portsmouth, RI, USA 6'0" 190 L 20/21
#38 Tyler Drevitch (C) 25 1995 Middleboro, MA, USA 5'11" 170 L 20/21
#10 Austin Fyten (C) 30 1991 Sundre, AB, CAN 6'1" 190 L 20/21
#19 Brendan Harris (C) 24 1996 Port Jefferson, NY, USA 5'9" 168 L 20/21
#19 Jacob Hayhurst (C) 24 1997 Mississauga, ON, CAN 5'8" 165 L 20/21
#24 Garet Hunt (LW) 33 1987 Maple Ridge, BC, CAN 5'9" 190 L 20/21
#88 Michael Joly (RW) 26 1995 Gatineau, QC, CAN 5'11" 174 L 21/22
#27 Sean Josling (RW/C) 22 1999 Toronto, ON, CAN 6'0" 179 R 20/21
#11
Jackson Keane (C) 24 1997 Denver, CO, USA 5'9" 170 L 20/21
#20 Kyle Marino (F) 26 1995 Niagara Falls, ON, CAN 6'3" 220 R 20/21
#28 Jacob Pritchard (LW) 26 1995 Macomb Township, MI, USA 6'0" 194 L 20/21
#9 Nick Rivera (C/RW) 25 1996 Pacific Palisades, CA, USA 5'10" 190 L 20/21
#26 Ryan Roth (RW) 20 2000 Ladue, MO, USA 5'9" 163 R 20/21
#36 Ryan Scarfo (C) 27 1994 North Chelmsford, MA, USA 6'0" 190 L 20/21
#16 Cody Sylvester (C/LW) 29 1992 Kelowna, BC, CAN 5'11" 192 L 20/21
#18 Brady Tomlak (C) 25 1996 Oakland, MI, USA 6'2" 205 R 20/21
#22 Patrick Watling (C) 27 1993 Sault Ste. Marie, ON, CAN 6'0" 174 L 20/21
#17 Josh Winquist (C) 27 1993 St. Albert, AB, CAN 5'11" 172 L 20/21
Position: G: 5, D: 11, F: 21 | Av Age: 25.51 years | Av Ht: 6'0" | Av Wt: 188 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
05/11/2021
05/11/2021 Confirmed Joining Louis-Philippe Guindon (G) Joining from Fort Wayne Komets
05/06/2021
05/06/2021 Confirmed Joining Tim Doherty (F) Joining from Allen Americans
05/04/2021
05/04/2021 Confirmed Joining Michael Prapavessis (D) Joining from Utah Grizzlies
04/29/2021
04/29/2021 Confirmed Joining Ryan Roth (F) Joining from Sarnia Sting
04/25/2021
04/25/2021 Confirmed Joining Tyler Drevitch (F) Joining from No team
04/22/2021
04/22/2021 Confirmed Leaving Brad Drobot (F) Leaving for Retired
04/20/2021
04/20/2021 Confirmed Leaving Michael Joly (F) Leaving for Orlando Solar Bears
04/20/2021 Confirmed Joining Brendan Harris (F) Joining from Bemidji State Univ.
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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 -
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Reid Gardiner (F) 2020-2021 Tölzer Löwen DEL2 45 34 40 74 22
2. John McCarron (F) 2020-2021 Florida Everblades ECHL 66 31 37 68 96
3. Parker Bowles (F) 2020-2021 Hannover Indians Germany3 40 27 35 62 18
4. Nick Petersen (F) 2020-2021 Klagenfurter AC ICEHL 48 20 30 50 36
5. Riley Brace (F) 2020-2021 EHC Winterthur SL 41 18 32 50 50
6. Ty Loney (F) 2020-2021 Vienna Capitals ICEHL 44 27 21 48 63
7. Nick Saracino (F) 2020-2021 Jacksonville Icemen ECHL 58 18 27 45 24
8. Myles Powell (F) 2020-2021 Florida Everblades ECHL 46 18 25 43 19
9. Stefan Fournier (F) 2020-2021 Wichita Thunder ECHL 55 22 20 42 62
10. Stephen MacAulay (F) 2020-2021 Löwen Frankfurt DEL2 35 17 23 40 22
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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. Devin Edgerton (F) 57 46 117 2.053
2. Robert Guillet (F) 15 16 30 2.000
3. Yves Sarault (F) 2 1 4 2.000
4. Paul Thompson (F) 1 1 2 2.000
5. Rob Sirianni (F) 18 17 33 1.833
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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
2020-2021 6'0" 188 lbs 25.51
2019-2020 6'0" 191 lbs 24.84
2018-2019 6'1" 193 lbs 25.74
2017-2018 6'1" 189 lbs 25.66
2016-2017 6'1" 190 lbs 25.67
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