Team Facts
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  • Team colours Gold + Black
  • Town Erie, PA
  • Founded 1975

1979-1980 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
Mark Evans (G) 62 1956 Freedom, NH, USA 5'10" 174 -
Normand Lapointe (G) 63 1955 Laval, QC, CAN 6'0" 187 L
Rick Szabo (G) 63 1955 Hamilton, ON, CAN 5'7" 161 R
Carey Walker (G) 61 1957 New Westminster, BC, CAN 5'10" 194 -
DEFENSEMEN
Dave Dornseif (D) 62 1956 Minneapolis, MN, USA 6'3" 205 -
Mark Jackson (D) 60 1958 Detroit, MI, USA 5'11" 190 L
John O'Sullivan (D) - - - - -
Ian Perrin (D) 62 1956 Spy Hill, SK, CAN 6'1" 185 L
Daniel Poulin (D) 1957 Robertsonville, QC, CAN 5'11" 185 R
Mike Sandford (D) 62 1956 Boston, MA, USA 6'1" 187 R
Gregory Tebbutt (D) 61 1957 North Vancouver, BC, CAN 6'3" 216 L
FORWARDS
Jim Cowell (F) 65 1953 Newmarket, ON, CAN 5'9" 181 L
Paul Devlin (RW) 60 1958 QC, CAN 6'1" 194 R
Stan Gulutzan (LW) 61 1957 Canora, SK, CAN 6'0" 216 L
Clark Hamilton (LW) 63 1955 Weston, ON, CAN 6'3" 190 L
Val James (LW) 61 1957 Ocala, FL, USA 6'2" 205 L
Pierre Lagacé (C) 61 1957 Montréal, QC, CAN 6'2" 205 L
Bruce Lind (RW) - - Richfield, MN, USA 5'10" 165 -
Dave Lundeen (C) 1954 Minneapolis, MN, USA 5'9" 174 L
Paul Pacific (C) 67 1951 Marlboro, MA, USA 6'0" 183 L
Brad Rhiness (C) 62 1956 Huntsville, ON, CAN 5'9" 181 L
Dave Robson (F) 58 1960 6'0" 194 L
Paul Sheard (LW) 65 1953 Dewsbury, GBR 5'10" 185 R
Steven Stockman (C) 1958 Toronto, ON, CAN 5'11" 192 L
Kevin Zappia (LW) 62 1956 Massena, NY, USA 5'9" 161 L
Position: G:3 D:6 F:13 | Av Age: 23.95 years | Av Ht: 6'0" | Av Wt 190 lbs | Compare with other teams

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Team Facts
  • Nationalities 14 players
    10 players
    1 player
  • Experience Erie Blades: 2 048 GP
    NHL: 40 GP
    WC: 8 GP
    AHL: 843 GP
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
1975-1976 NAHL-Sr. 74 37 1 36 - - 310 298 75 - -
1976-1977 NAHL-Sr. 74 37 4 33 - - 257 251 78 - -
1978-1979 NEHL 69 47 3 19 - - 344 260 97 1 Champion
1979-1980 EHL-Pro 70 46 3 21 - - 349 241 95 - Champion
1980-1981 EHL-Pro 72 52 6 14 - - 407 252 110 - Champion
1981-1982 AHL 80 22 6 52 - - 317 425 50 10 Did not make playoffs
Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Stan Gulutzan (F) 174 119 139 258
2. Paul Sheard (F) 344 62 178 240
3. Brad Rhiness (F) 204 103 134 237
4. Daniel Poulin (D) 133 68 119 187
5. Jim Cowell (F) 142 68 102 170
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Stan Gulutzan (F) 174 119 139 258
2. Brad Rhiness (F) 204 103 134 237
3. Daniel Poulin (D) 133 68 119 187
4. Jim Cowell (F) 142 68 102 170
5. Pierre Aubry (F) 71 66 68 134
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Paul Sheard (F) 344 62 178 240
2. Stan Gulutzan (F) 174 119 139 258
3. Brad Rhiness (F) 204 103 134 237
4. Daniel Poulin (D) 133 68 119 187
5. Jim Cowell (F) 142 68 102 170
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Paul Sheard (F) 344 62 240 447
2. Val James (F) 206 29 86 408
3. Nelson Burton (F) 68 20 44 385
4. Paul Devlin (F) 97 25 68 251
5. Gregory Tebbutt (D) 83 36 126 231
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Paul Sheard (F) 344 62 178 240
2. Val James (F) 206 29 57 86
3. Brad Rhiness (F) 204 103 134 237
4. Stan Gulutzan (F) 174 119 139 258
5. Jim Cowell (F) 142 68 102 170
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Pierre Aubry (F) 71 66 134 1.887
2. Chris Halyk (F) 32 28 60 1.875
3. Jack Surbey (F) 27 15 41 1.519
4. Gregory Tebbutt (D) 83 36 126 1.518
5. Scott McGeown (D) 55 20 83 1.509
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Pierre Aubry (F) 1980-1981 EHL-Pro 71 66 68 134 1.89 99
2. Brad Rhiness (F) 1978-1979 NEHL 69 52 68 120 1.74 12
3. Stan Gulutzan (F) 1978-1979 NEHL 67 53 55 108 1.61 100
4. Stan Gulutzan (F) 1979-1980 EHL-Pro 65 43 57 100 1.54 63
5. Daniel Poulin (D) 1979-1980 EHL-Pro 65 33 66 99 1.52 36
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Pierre Aubry (F) 1980-1981 EHL-Pro 71 66 68 134 1.89 99
2. Stan Gulutzan (F) 1978-1979 NEHL 67 53 55 108 1.61 100
3. Brad Rhiness (F) 1978-1979 NEHL 69 52 68 120 1.74 12
4. Stan Gulutzan (F) 1979-1980 EHL-Pro 65 43 57 100 1.54 63
5. Jim Cowell (F) 1980-1981 EHL-Pro 72 41 54 95 1.32 69
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Pierre Aubry (F) 1980-1981 EHL-Pro 71 66 68 134 1.89 99
2. Brad Rhiness (F) 1978-1979 NEHL 69 52 68 120 1.74 12
3. Daniel Poulin (D) 1979-1980 EHL-Pro 65 33 66 99 1.52 36
4. Scott McGeown (D) 1980-1981 EHL-Pro 55 20 63 83 1.51 45
5. Ron Hansis (F) 1980-1981 EHL-Pro 71 23 59 82 1.15 81
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Nelson Burton (F) 1980-1981 EHL-Pro 68 20 24 44 0.65 385
2. Paul Devlin (F) 1978-1979 NEHL 66 15 35 50 0.76 200
3. Rick Dorman (F) 1976-1977 NAHL-Sr. 52 15 11 26 0.50 194
4. Glenn Johnson (F) 1975-1976 NAHL-Sr. 68 20 47 67 0.99 193
5. Gary Rissling (F) 1981-1982 AHL 29 7 15 22 0.76 185
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