Team Facts

1994-1995 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
Daniel Berthiaume (G) 53 1966 Longueuil, QC, CAN 5'8" 170 L
John Bradley (G) 51 1968 Pawtucket, RI, USA 6'1" 161 L
Geoff Finch (G) 47 1972 Oshawa, ON, CAN 6'1" 174 L
Patrick Labrecque (G) 48 1971 Laval, QC, CAN 6'0" 190 L
Marc Lamothe (G) 45 1974 New Liskeard, ON, CAN 6'2" 214 L
Greg Louder (G) 47 1971 Concord, MA, USA 6'1" 185 L
Mike Parson (G) 49 1970 Listowel, ON, CAN 6'0" 170 L
DEFENSEMEN
Louis Bernard (D) 45 1974 Victoriaville, QC, CAN 6'2" 209 R
Dion Darling (D) 44 1974 Edmonton, AB, CAN 6'3" 220 L
Dominic Fafard (D) 45 1974 Longueuil, QC, CAN 6'4" 225 R
Scott Ferguson (D) 46 1973 Camrose, AB, CAN 6'1" 198 L
Christian Larivière (D) 49 1970 Montréal, QC, CAN 6'2" 194 L
Brad Layzell (D) 47 1972 Beaconsfield, QC, CAN 6'3" 190 L
Scott Matusovich (D) 49 1969 Southbury, CT, USA 6'2" 205 L
Darren McAusland (D) 47 1972 Grovedale, AB, CAN 5'11" 181 L
Kevin O'Sullivan (D) 48 1970 Boston, MA, USA 5'11" 196 L
Brent Pope (D) 46 1973 Hamilton, ON, CAN 6'2" 225 R
#7 Tim Roberts (D) 50 1969 Boston, MA, USA 6'2" 190 L
Gairin Smith (D) 47 1972 Tillsonburg, ON, CAN 6'0" 194 L
Brock Woods (D) 48 1971 Belleville, ON, CAN 6'0" 187 R
FORWARDS
Mike Bajurny (LW) 45 1974 Walkerton, ON, CAN 6'2" 209 L
Pat Barton (RW) 45 1974 Montréal, QC, CAN 5'11" 205 R
Jeff Connolly (LW) 45 1974 Medway, MA, USA 5'11" 194 L
Derek DeCosty (C) 51 1968 Clarksville, TN, USA 5'11" 190 L
Duane Dennis (LW) 50 1969 Vernon, BC, CAN 6'0" 187 L
Alexandre Duchesne (LW) 45 1974 Val-d'Or, QC, CAN 6'0" 212 L
Louis Dumont (C) 46 1973 Calgary, AB, CAN 5'10" 181 R
Scott Fraser (C) 47 1972 Moncton, NB, CAN 6'1" 179 R
Steve Gibson (LW) 47 1972 Listowel, ON, CAN 6'1" 201 L
Dennis Holland (C) 50 1969 Vernon, BC, CAN 5'10" 176 L
Claude Jutras (RW) 46 1973 Asbestos, QC, CAN 6'0" 187 R
Xavier Majic (C) 46 1973 Fernie, BC, CAN 6'0" 187 L
Petr Marek (F) 50 1969 Praha, CZE 6'2" 203 L
Tony Prpic (RW) 46 1973 Cleveland, OH, USA 6'4" 225 R
Stephen Rohr (C) 47 1972 Fenton, MI, USA 6'2" 176 -
Vadim Slivchenko (RW) 49 1970 Kharkov, UKR 5'10" 190 L
Tim Tisdale (C) 51 1968 Shaunavon, SK, CAN 6'1" 190 R
Lorne Toews (LW) 46 1973 Winnipeg, MB, CAN 6'5" 212 L
Position: G:3 D:11 F:15 | Av Age: 23.62 years | Av Ht: 6'1" | Av Wt 196 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
10/14/2019
10/14/2019 Up/Down Leaving Ryan Scarfo (F) Leaving for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins
10/12/2019
10/12/2019 Confirmed Joining Brandon Lubin (D) Joining from Jacksonville IceMen
10/11/2019
10/11/2019 Confirmed Joining Steve Johnson (D) Joining from South Carolina Stingrays
10/02/2019
10/02/2019 Up/Down Joining Alex D'Orio (G) Joining from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins
10/02/2019 Up/Down Joining Ryan Scarfo (F) Joining from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins
10/01/2019
10/01/2019 Confirmed Joining Cameron Brown (F) Joining from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins
09/30/2019
09/30/2019 Confirmed Joining Andrew D'Agostini (G) Joining from Reading Royals
09/30/2019 Extension Jack MacNee (D)
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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 3 1 - 2 - 0 9 14 2 6 -
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Josh Shalla (F) 2019-2020 SC Csíkszereda Erste Liga 13 12 12 24 -
2. Reid Gardiner (F) 2019-2020 Düsseldorfer EG DEL 12 4 12 16 12
3. Troy Josephs (F) 2019-2020 EHC Visp NLB 9 7 8 15 20
4. Riley Brace (F) 2019-2020 EHC Winterthur NLB 13 9 5 14 28
5. Jordon Southorn (D) 2019-2020 HC Banska Bystrica Slovakia 12 2 12 14 2
6. Luke Pither (F) 2019-2020 EHC Freiburg DEL2 11 6 7 13 12
7. Ty Loney (F) 2019-2020 Vienna Capitals EBEL 10 4 9 13 10
8. Stephen MacAulay (F) 2019-2020 Löwen Frankfurt DEL2 12 2 11 13 12
9. Ben Duffy (F) 2019-2020 EC Kassel Huskies DEL2 11 5 7 12 2
10. Adam Payerl (F) 2019-2020 Augsburger Panther DEL 12 5 7 12 14
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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 6'1" 194 lbs 24.52
2018-2019 6'1" 193 lbs 26.06
2017-2018 6'1" 189 lbs 26.00
2016-2017 6'1" 189 lbs 26.07
2015-2016 6'0" 190 lbs 24.79
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