Team Facts

2019-2020 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S Ctrct
GOALTENDERS
#33 Alex D'Orio (G) 20 1999 Sherbrooke, QC, CAN 6'2" 209 R 21/22
#60 Emil Larmi (G) 23 1996 Lahti, FIN 6'0" 185 L 20/21
#30 Jordan Ruby (G) 29 1991 Tavistock, ON, CAN 6'1" 209 L 19/20
DEFENSEMEN
#37 Matt Abt (D) 26 1993 Leduc, AB, CAN 6'4" 181 L 19/20
#18 Jérémy Beaudry (D) 26 1993 Montmagny, QC, CAN 5'10" 194 R 19/20
#2 Marc-Olivier Duquette (D) 22 1998 Chateauguay, QC, CAN 6'4" 201 L 19/20
#17 Michael Kim (D) 24 1995 Toronto, ON, CAN 5'11" 201 L 19/20
#5 Kyle McKenzie (D) 27 1993 Dallas, TX, USA 6'0" 190 L 19/20
#4 Nick Minerva (D) 24 1996 New Brunswick, NJ, USA 5'11" 216 R
#8 Blake Siebenaler (D) 24 1996 Fort Wayne, IN, USA 6'2" 207 R 19/20
#16 Craig Skudalski (D) 24 1995 Wyoming, PA, USA 6'7" 212 L 19/20
#26 Spencer Trapp (D) 24 1995 White City, SK, CAN 6'0" 198 L 19/20
FORWARDS
#21 Cameron Brown (C)   “A” 27 1993 Natick, MA, USA 5'7" 157 L 19/20
#27 Christopher Brown (C) 24 1996 Bloomfield Hills, MI, USA 6'0" 179 R 19/20
#11 Alec Butcher (RW) 25 1994 Anchorage, AK, USA 5'10" 183 R 19/20
#25 Brad Drobot (RW) 30 1989 Calgary, AB, CAN 6'3" 216 R 19/20
#15 Carlos Fornaris (F) 25 1995 Miami, FL, USA 5'9" 168 L 19/20
#7 Brandon Hawkins (RW) 25 1994 Macomb Township, MI, USA 5'10" 198 R 19/20
#9 Yushiroh Hirano (RW) 24 1995 Tomakomai, JPN 5'11" 216 R 19/20
#29 Josh Holmstrom (RW) 30 1989 Colorado Springs, CO, USA 6'0" 181 R 19/20
#12 Renars Krastenbergs (LW) 21 1998 Jelgava, LAT 6'0" 185 L 19/20
#13 Nick Saracino (C/LW)   “C” 28 1992 St. Louis, MO, USA 5'11" 185 L 19/20
#14 Will Smith (LW) 24 1996 East Longmeadow, MA, USA 5'11" 174 L 19/20
Position: G:3 D:9 F:11 | Av Age: 25.04 years | Av Ht: 6'0" | 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
03/03/2020
03/03/2020 Confirmed Joining Jérémy Beaudry (D) Joining from Reading Royals
03/03/2020 Confirmed Leaving Aaron Titcomb (D) Leaving for Reading Royals
03/03/2020 Confirmed Joining Carlos Fornaris (F) Joining from New England College
03/02/2020
03/02/2020 Confirmed Leaving Ruslan Rakhmatov (D) Leaving for Norfolk Admirals
02/29/2020
02/29/2020 Confirmed Leaving Brady Fleurent (F) Leaving for Norfolk Admirals
02/25/2020
02/25/2020 Confirmed Joining Kyle McKenzie (D) Joining from Worcester Railers
02/22/2020
02/22/2020 Confirmed Joining Josh Holmstrom (F) Joining from Norfolk Admirals
01/28/2020
01/28/2020 Loan Joining Brady Fleurent (F) Joining from Knoxville Ice Bears
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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 59 24 - 30 - 5 163 206 53 6 Playoffs Cancelled
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Josh Shalla (F) 2019-2020 SC Csíkszereda Erste Liga 40 31 44 75 -
2. Luke Pither (F) 2019-2020 EHC Freiburg DEL2 47 21 41 62 73
3. Kenton Miller (F) 2019-2020 Redvers Rockets BSHL 18 35 26 61 4
4. Stephen MacAulay (F) 2019-2020 Löwen Frankfurt DEL2 52 22 39 61 34
5. Daniel Leavens (F) 2019-2020 Brampton Beast ECHL 60 26 34 60 38
6. Winston Day Chief (F) 2019-2020 Kainai Braves RHL 18 31 27 58 0
7. Ben Duffy (F) 2019-2020 EC Kassel Huskies DEL2 50 18 40 58 4
8. Joey Haddad (F) 2019-2020 Cardiff Devils EIHL 46 29 28 57 30
9. Troy Josephs (F) 2019-2020 EHC Visp NLB 41 21 36 57 101
10. Ty Loney (F) 2019-2020 Vienna Capitals EBEL 48 20 37 57 44
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Riley Brace (F) 33 8 26 34
2. Devin Edgerton (F) 16 12 17 29
3. Tim Roberts (D) 28 4 23 27
4. John McCarron (F) 25 11 12 23
5. Mathew Maione (D) 26 6 17 23
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Devin Edgerton (F) 16 12 17 29
2. Cody Wydo (F) 29 12 9 21
3. John McCarron (F) 25 11 12 23
4. Steve Gibson (F) 22 11 11 22
5. Riley Brace (F) 33 8 26 34
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Riley Brace (F) 33 8 26 34
2. Tim Roberts (D) 28 4 23 27
3. Devin Edgerton (F) 16 12 17 29
4. Mathew Maione (D) 26 6 17 23
5. Paul Crowder (F) 21 5 15 20
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Shane Bakker (F) 43 5 15 88
2. Ryan Pisiak (F) 9 0 0 82
3. Brent Pope (D) 21 1 4 62
4. Marquis Mathieu (F) 24 2 15 61
5. Rob Trumbley (F) 9 1 3 58
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Shane Bakker (F) 43 5 10 15
2. Paul Cianfrini (D) 41 1 8 9
3. Riley Brace (F) 33 8 26 34
4. Cody Wydo (F) 29 12 9 21
5. Derek Army (F) 29 4 8 12
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Don Chase (F) 3 2 6 2.000
2. Devin Edgerton (F) 16 12 29 1.813
3. Sean Collins (F) 9 7 16 1.778
4. Kimbi Daniels (F) 3 1 5 1.667
5. Kurtis McLean (F) 5 4 8 1.600
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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 16 12 17 29 1.81 12
2. Riley Brace (F) 2015-2016 ECHL 26 5 22 27 1.04 30
3. John McCarron (F) 2015-2016 ECHL 25 11 12 23 0.92 42
4. Mathew Maione (D) 2015-2016 ECHL 26 6 17 23 0.88 20
5. Cody Wydo (F) 2015-2016 ECHL 26 12 9 21 0.81 12
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Devin Edgerton (F) 1992-1993 ECHL 16 12 17 29 1.81 12
2. Cody Wydo (F) 2015-2016 ECHL 26 12 9 21 0.81 12
3. John McCarron (F) 2015-2016 ECHL 25 11 12 23 0.92 42
4. Chris Jensen (F) 1997-1998 ECHL 15 8 4 12 0.80 26
5. Darren Schwartz (F) 1993-1994 ECHL 9 8 3 11 1.22 35
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Riley Brace (F) 2015-2016 ECHL 26 5 22 27 1.04 30
2. Devin Edgerton (F) 1992-1993 ECHL 16 12 17 29 1.81 12
3. Mathew Maione (D) 2015-2016 ECHL 26 6 17 23 0.88 20
4. Tim Roberts (D) 1992-1993 ECHL 16 2 16 18 1.13 14
5. John McCarron (F) 2015-2016 ECHL 25 11 12 23 0.92 42
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Ryan Pisiak (F) 1997-1998 ECHL 9 0 0 0 0.00 82
2. Shane Bakker (F) 2015-2016 ECHL 26 5 9 14 0.54 50
3. Jean-François Boutin (F) 1997-1998 ECHL 15 4 6 10 0.67 49
4. Rob Trumbley (F) 1995-1996 ECHL 7 0 2 2 0.29 44
5. John McCarron (F) 2015-2016 ECHL 25 11 12 23 0.92 42
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2019-2020 6'0" 193 lbs 25.04
2018-2019 6'1" 193 lbs 25.53
2017-2018 6'1" 189 lbs 25.34
2016-2017 6'1" 189 lbs 25.44
2015-2016 6'0" 190 lbs 24.31
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