Team Facts

2012-2013 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#29 Michel Chiasson (G) 33 1986 Cole Harbour, NS, CAN 6'0" 181 L
#30 Scott Darling (G) 30 1988 Newport News, VA, USA 6'5" 227 L
#29 Peter Delmas (G) 29 1990 Alliston, ON, CAN 6'3" 198 L
#37 Billy Higgins (G) 38 1981 Wheeling, WV, USA 5'10" 165 R
#1 Patrick Killeen (G) 29 1990 Almonte, ON, CAN 6'4" 192 L
DEFENSEMEN
#4 Peter Child (D) 31 1988 South Burlington, VT, USA 6'0" 205 R
#4 Paul Cianfrini (D) 30 1989 Dundas, ON, CAN 6'0" 205 L
#5 Tim Corcoran (F) 32 1987 Boston, MA, USA 6'1" 190 L
#20
Richard Crowley (D) 28 1991 Newton, MA, USA 6'1" 194 L
#15 Zach Hansen (D) 32 1987 White Bear Lake, MN, USA 5'10" 174 -
#16 Andrew Hotham (D) 33 1986 Barrie, ON, CAN 6'2" 185 L
#10 Reid McNeill (D) 27 1992 London, ON, CAN 6'4" 216 L
#6 Peter Merth (D)   “C” 32 1987 New Westminster, BC, CAN 6'3" 225 R
#4 Alex Milley (D) 30 1989 Winchester, MA, USA 5'9" 150 L
#24 Todd Orlando (D) 33 1986 Clinton Township, MI, USA 6'8" 236 L
#26 Adam Ross (D) 33 1986 Red Deer, AB, CAN 6'4" 209 L
#3 Carl Sneep (D) 32 1987 St. Louis Park, MN, USA 6'5" 212 R
#20 Joe Stejskal (D) 31 1988 Grand Rapids, MN, USA 6'3" 207 R
#3 Joe Tolles (D) 31 1988 Toledo, OH, USA 6'0" 181 L
#4 Alex Velischek (D) 28 1990 Québec, QC, CAN 6'0" 201 L
#24 Cody Wild (D) 32 1987 Limestone, ME, USA 6'1" 183 L
#2 Gentry Zollars (D/LW) 33 1986 Bethel Park, PA, USA 6'0" 190 L
FORWARDS
#23 Chris Barton (LW) 32 1987 Calgary, AB, CAN 5'11" 183 L
#3 Stefan Chaput (C) 31 1988 Montréal, QC, CAN 6'0" 192 L
#9 Cody Chupp (F) 34 1985 Big Rapids, MI, USA 6'0" 185 R
#22
Paul Crowder (C)   “A” 34 1985 Victoria, BC, CAN 6'3" 203 R
#28 Ian DeLong (F) 31 1988 Lions, PA, USA 5'9" 183 R
#8 Bobby Farnham (RW/LW) 30 1989 North Andover, MA, USA 5'10" 190 L
#14 Ben Farrer (F) 31 1988 Calgary, AB, CAN 6'1" 170 L
#18 Cam Fergus (C) 33 1986 Brantford, ON, CAN 6'0" 196 L
#21 Kyle Fletcher (C) 30 1989 Kanata, ON, CAN 6'1" 194 L
#17 Matt Germain (F) 33 1986 Rockland, MA, USA 5'11" 194 L
#8
Chris Higgins (LW/RW) 33 1986 Lynnfield, MA, USA 5'11" 185 R
#12 Tom Kühnhackl (RW/LW) 27 1992 Landshut, GER 6'2" 196 L
#25 Philippe Lefebvre (LW) 28 1991 Trois-Rivières, QC, CAN 5'11" 185 L
#13
Peter Lenes (RW) 33 1986 Shelburne, VT, USA 5'4" 161 L
#27 Daultan Leveillé (C) 29 1990 St. Catharines, ON, CAN 6'0" 185 L
#27 Max MacKay (RW) 28 1991 Cranston, RI, USA 6'1" 185 R
#16 Denver Manderson (LW) 30 1989 Fergus, ON, CAN 5'10" 174 R
#11 Christiaan Minella (RW) 34 1985 Aurora, CO, USA 6'2" 205 R
#28 Adam Payerl (C/RW) 28 1991 Kitchener, ON, CAN 6'3" 218 R
#20 Tyler Pilmore (F) 30 1989 Sylvania, OH, USA 6'0" 185 R
#21 Luke Pither (C) 30 1989 Burketon, ON, CAN 6'0" 192 L
#28 Chris Rooney (F) 30 1989 Canton, MA, USA 5'9" 170 R
#25 Jeff Ryan (F) 29 1989 Media, PA, USA 5'11" 183 R
#21 Ian Schultz (RW) 29 1990 Calgary, AB, CAN 6'2" 216 R
#21 Dave Shultz (F) 33 1986 Trucksville, PA, USA 6'1" 194 -
#7 Zack Torquato (C) 30 1989 Sault Ste. Marie, ON, CAN 6'0" 194 R
#9 Jordy Trottier (F) 31 1988 Bozeman, MT, USA 5'11" 181 R
#17
Dominik Uher (C) 26 1992 Frydek-Mistek, CZE 6'0" 203 L
#12 Keven Veilleux (C) 30 1989 Saint-René, QC, CAN 6'5" 214 R
#19 Scott Zurevinski (F) 31 1988 Saskatoon, SK, CAN 6'2" 216 L
Position: G:5 D:14 F:22 | Av Age: 25.41 years | Av Ht: 6'1" | Av Wt 195 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
12/07/2019
12/07/2019 Up/Down Leaving Jan Drozg (F) Leaving for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins
12/04/2019
12/04/2019 Confirmed Joining Andrew D'Agostini (G) Joining from Toledo Walleye
11/27/2019
11/27/2019 Confirmed Leaving Ryan Cloonan (F) Leaving for Maine Mariners
11/25/2019
11/25/2019 Up/Down Joining Justin Almeida (F) Joining from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins
11/18/2019
11/18/2019 Confirmed Joining Spencer Trapp (D) Joining from South Carolina Stingrays
11/15/2019
11/15/2019 Confirmed Leaving Lucas Kohls (D) Leaving for Orlando Solar Bears
10/31/2019
10/31/2019 Up/Down Joining Brandon Hawkins (F) Joining from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins
10/31/2019 Confirmed Leaving Andrew D'Agostini (G) Leaving for Toledo Walleye
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
Wheeling Thunderbirds
1992-1993 ECHL 64 40 - 16 - 8 314 223 88 1 Final loss
1993-1994 ECHL 68 38 - 23 - 7 327 289 83 3 Semifinal loss
1994-1995 ECHL 68 46 - 17 - 5 313 243 97 1 First round loss
1995-1996 ECHL 70 42 - 23 - 5 289 261 89 2 Quarterfinal loss
Wheeling Nailers
1996-1997 ECHL 70 36 - 29 - 5 298 291 77 4 First round loss
1997-1998 ECHL 70 37 - 24 - 9 255 255 83 2 Conference Final loss
1998-1999 ECHL 70 27 - 37 - 6 206 249 60 6 Did not make playoffs
1999-2000 ECHL 70 25 - 40 - 5 202 246 55 5 Did not make playoffs
2000-2001 ECHL 72 24 - 40 - 8 192 277 56 5 Did not make playoffs
2001-2002 ECHL 72 36 - 32 - 4 213 208 76 5 Did not make playoffs
2002-2003 ECHL 72 28 - 41 - 3 193 261 59 6 Did not make playoffs
2003-2004 ECHL 72 51 - 17 - 4 259 188 106 1 Division Semifinal loss
2004-2005 ECHL 72 38 - 29 - 5 171 173 81 6 Did not make playoffs
2005-2006 ECHL 72 45 - 21 - 6 247 186 96 2 Division Final loss
2006-2007 ECHL 72 32 - 34 - 6 215 255 70 7 Did not make playoffs
2007-2008 ECHL 72 22 - 43 - 7 186 284 51 7 Did not make playoffs
2008-2009 ECHL 72 36 - 28 - 8 263 260 80 4 Division Semifinal loss
2009-2010 ECHL 72 33 - 32 - 7 240 249 73 4 Did not make playoffs
2010-2011 ECHL 72 38 - 29 - 5 230 210 81 2 Conference Final loss
2011-2012 ECHL 72 37 - 26 - 9 219 202 83 2 Conference QF loss
2012-2013 ECHL 72 31 - 29 - 12 193 225 74 3 Did not make playoffs
2013-2014 ECHL 72 39 - 27 - 6 216 196 84 2 Conference SF loss
2014-2015 ECHL 72 37 - 33 - 2 210 213 76 4 Division Semifinal loss
2015-2016 ECHL 72 37 - 26 - 9 214 211 83 2 Final loss
2016-2017 ECHL 72 34 - 30 - 8 244 239 76 5 Did not make playoffs
2017-2018 ECHL 72 35 - 28 - 9 248 245 79 5 Did not make playoffs
2018-2019 ECHL 72 31 - 31 - 10 239 240 72 6 Did not make playoffs
2019-2020 ECHL 24 10 - 10 - 4 76 90 24 4 -
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Josh Shalla (F) 2019-2020 SC Csíkszereda Erste Liga 29 25 31 56 -
2. Riley Brace (F) 2019-2020 EHC Winterthur NLB 27 16 20 36 48
3. Josh Shalla (F) 2019-2020 SC Csíkszereda Romania 15 20 14 34 2
4. Jordon Southorn (D) 2019-2020 HC Banska Bystrica Slovakia 28 10 23 33 29
5. Troy Josephs (F) 2019-2020 EHC Visp NLB 24 9 23 32 67
6. Ben Duffy (F) 2019-2020 EC Kassel Huskies DEL2 26 9 22 31 4
7. Zack Torquato (F) 2019-2020 EHC Winterthur NLB 27 7 22 29 20
8. Luke Pither (F) 2019-2020 EHC Freiburg DEL2 25 11 17 28 28
9. Joey Haddad (F) 2019-2020 Cardiff Devils EIHL 21 16 11 27 8
10. Garrett Meurs (F) 2019-2020 Ripley Wolves WOAA 12 15 12 27 16
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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
2019-2020 6'0" 193 lbs 24.21
2018-2019 6'1" 193 lbs 26.15
2017-2018 6'1" 189 lbs 26.07
2016-2017 6'1" 189 lbs 26.09
2015-2016 6'0" 190 lbs 24.88
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