Team Facts
Plays in American Hockey League Team colours Navy Blue + Blue + Red + Gold + White Town Springfield, MA, USA Founded 2016

2018-2019 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#60 Chris Driedger (G) Seattle Kraken 28 1994 Winnipeg, MB, CAN 6'4" 207 L
#35 Matthew Greenfield (G) 28 1995 Parkland, FL, USA 6'1" 185 L
#31 Michael Hutchinson (G) Vegas Golden Knights 32 1990 Barrie, ON, CAN 6'3" 201 R
#33 Samuel Montembeault (G) Montréal Canadiens 26 1996 Bécancour, QC, CAN 6'3" 198 L
#39 Christian O'Shea (G) 29 1993 Windsor, CT, USA 5'9" 150 L
#35 Alex Sakellaropoulos (G) 28 1994 Tinley Park, IL, USA 6'3" 201 L
DEFENSEMEN
#6 Alex Breton (D) 25 1997 Sainte-Marie, QC, CAN 6'1" 190 L
#3 Josh Brown (D)   “A” Arizona Coyotes 29 1994 London, ON, CAN 6'5" 216 R
#17 Ludwig Byström (D) 28 1994 Örnsköldsvik, SWE 6'0" 174 L
#4 Michael Downing (D) 27 1995 Canton, MI, USA 6'3" 205 L
#47 Jacob MacDonald (D/LW) San Jose Sharks 29 1993 Portland, OR, USA 6'0" 205 L
#5 Dylan MacPherson (D) 24 1998 Redcliff, AB, CAN 6'3" 190 R
#57 Matt Mangene (D) 33 1989 Manorville, NY, USA 5'11" 190 R
#12 Ian McCoshen (D) 27 1995 Anaheim, CA, USA 6'3" 218 L
#44 Julian Melchiori (D) 31 1991 Richmond Hill, ON, CAN 6'5" 223 L
#27 Thomas Schemitsch (D) 26 1996 Thornhill, ON, CAN 6'4" 205 R
#61
Riley Stillman (D) Vancouver Canucks 24 1998 Peterborough, ON, CAN 6'1" 196 L
#37 Tony Turgeon (D/LW) 33 1989 Grand Forks, ND, USA 6'3" 227 L
#6 Chris Wideman (D) Montréal Canadiens 33 1990 St. Louis, MO, USA 5'10" 181 R
FORWARDS
#21 Jonathan Ang (C) 25 1998 Markham, ON, CAN 5'11" 165 R
#91 Patrick Bajkov (RW/LW) 25 1997 Nanaimo, BC, CAN 6'0" 174 R
#5 Henrik Borgström (C/W) Washington Capitals 25 1997 Helsinki, FIN 6'3" 198 L
#7 Blaine Byron (C) 27 1995 Manotick, ON, CAN 6'0" 172 L
#39 Jean-Sébastien Dea (C/RW) Arizona Coyotes 28 1994 Laval, QC, CAN 5'11" 174 R
#26 Bobby Farnham (RW/LW)   “A” 34 1989 North Andover, MA, USA 5'10" 190 L
#24 Adam Gilmour (C) 29 1994 Albany, NY, USA 6'4" 183 R
#25 Anthony Greco (RW) 29 1993 Queens, NY, USA 5'10" 176 R
#18 Micheal Haley (C/W) 36 1986 Guelph, ON, CAN 5'11" 205 L
#8 Jayce Hawryluk (RW/C)   “A” Ottawa Senators 27 1996 Yorkton, SK, CAN 5'11" 196 R
#19 Jake Horton (C) 28 1994 Oakdale, MN, USA 5'11" 196 R
#24 Ryan Horvat (LW) 29 1993 Simcoe, ON, CAN 5'11" 185 L
#29 Dryden Hunt (LW/C) Toronto Maple Leafs 27 1995 Cranbrook, BC, CAN 6'0" 192 L
#13 Tomas Jurco (LW/RW) 30 1992 Kosice, SVK 6'2" 187 L
#41 Juho Lammikko (C/LW) 27 1996 Noormarkku, FIN 6'3" 203 L
#14 Joel Lowry (C/LW) 31 1991 Calgary, AB, CAN 6'2" 192 L
#22 Matt Marcinew (C/RW) 29 1993 Calgary, AB, CAN 5'10" 190 R
#88 Jamie McGinn (LW) 34 1988 Fergus, ON, CAN 6'1" 205 L
#11 Liam Pecararo (LW) 26 1996 Canton, MA, USA 5'11" 163 L
#10 Vincent Praplan (C/RW) 28 1994 Sierre, SUI 6'0" 192 R
#63 Cliff Pu (RW/C) 24 1998 North York, ON, CAN 6'2" 185 R
#92 Sebastian Repo (RW) 26 1996 Lahti, FIN 6'3" 212 R
#11 Brendan Robbins (RW) 27 1995 Nashua, NH, USA 6'2" 190 R
#51 Adam Rockwood (C) 27 1995 Coquitlam, BC, CAN 5'10" 185 L
#22 Braylon Shmyr (LW) 25 1997 Vancouver, BC, CAN 5'10" 181 L
#22 Sergei Shumakov (LW) 30 1992 Chelyabinsk, RUS 6'0" 192 R
#15 Paul Thompson (RW)   “C” 34 1988 Derry, NH, USA 6'1" 201 R
#9 Harry Zolnierczyk (LW/RW)   “A” 35 1987 Toronto, ON, CAN 5'11" 181 L
Position: G: 5, D: 11, F: 21 | Av Age: 24.54 years | Av Ht: 6'1" | Av Wt: 192 lbs | Compare with other teams
Team Staff
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Demographics
Nationality
Team Facts
Nationalities 24 players
16 players
3 players
1 player
1 player
1 player
1 player
Experience Springfield Thunderbirds: 3 286 GP
NHL: 2 970 GP
WC: 80 GP
OG: 15 GP
SHL: 276 GP
HockeyAllsvenskan: 142 GP
Liiga: 738 GP
KHL: 632 GP
AHL: 8 167 GP
DEL: 208 GP
Affiliated Team(s) St. Louis Blues (NHL)
Team Captains
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Arena Information
Arena Name MassMutual Center Location Springfield, MA, USA Capacity 6 789 Construction Year 1972
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
01/31/2023
01/31/2023 Up/Down Joining Nikita Alexandrov (F) Joining from St. Louis Blues
01/31/2023 Up/Down Joining Jake Neighbours (F) Joining from St. Louis Blues
01/27/2023
01/27/2023 Up/Down Leaving Nikita Alexandrov (F) Leaving for St. Louis Blues
01/27/2023 Up/Down Joining Tyler Tucker (D) Joining from St. Louis Blues
01/26/2023
01/26/2023 Up/Down Leaving Andrei Bakanov (F) Leaving for Worcester Railers
01/23/2023
01/23/2023 Up/Down Joining Steven Santini (D) Joining from St. Louis Blues
01/23/2023 Up/Down Leaving Jake Ryczek (D) Leaving for Adirondack Thunder
01/20/2023
01/20/2023 Up/Down Joining Nikita Alexandrov (F) Joining from St. Louis Blues
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
2016-2017 AHL 76 32 - 33 - 11 197 206 75 0.99 6 Did not make playoffs
2017-2018 AHL 76 32 - 37 - 7 210 233 71 0.93 7 Did not make playoffs
2018-2019 AHL 76 33 - 29 - 14 250 241 80 1.05 7 Did not make playoffs
2019-2020 AHL 61 31 - 27 - 3 190 186 65 1.07 5 Playoffs Cancelled
2021-2022 AHL 76 43 - 24 - 9 233 221 95 1.25 2 Final loss
2022-2023 AHL 42 20 - 17 - 5 127 121 45 1.07 5 -
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. François Beauchemin (F) 2022-2023 Rouen Ligue Magnus 36 23 38 61 30
2. Logan Shaw (F) 2022-2023 Toronto Marlies AHL 43 16 33 49 28
3. Braylon Shmyr (F) 2022-2023 Herner EV 2007 Germany3 44 22 22 44 8
4. Matt Marcinew (F) 2022-2023 Rapid City Rush ECHL 38 18 24 42 22
5. Liam Pecararo (F) 2022-2023 HC Slovan Bratislava Slovakia 39 20 20 40 28
6. Patrick Shea (F) 2022-2023 Maine Mariners ECHL 38 17 22 39 10
7. Mike Sgarbossa (F) 2022-2023 Hershey Bears AHL 37 15 24 39 28
8. Jonathan Ang (F) 2022-2023 EHC Kloten NL 43 18 20 38 40
9. Jean-Sébastien Dea (F) 2022-2023 Tucson Roadrunners AHL 44 18 18 36 28
10. Jared McCann (F) 2022-2023 Seattle Kraken NHL 46 23 12 35 8
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Anthony Greco (F) 261 85 72 157
2. Dryden Hunt (F) 214 72 78 150
3. Paul Thompson (F) 177 58 65 123
4. Jayce Hawryluk (F) 148 27 68 95
5. Chase Balisy (F) 143 31 49 80
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Anthony Greco (F) 261 85 72 157
2. Dryden Hunt (F) 214 72 78 150
3. Paul Thompson (F) 177 58 65 123
4. Chase Balisy (F) 143 31 49 80
5. Jayce Hawryluk (F) 148 27 68 95
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Dryden Hunt (F) 214 72 78 150
2. Anthony Greco (F) 261 85 72 157
3. Jayce Hawryluk (F) 148 27 68 95
4. Paul Thompson (F) 177 58 65 123
5. Chase Balisy (F) 143 31 49 80
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Paul Thompson (F) 177 58 123 238
2. Bobby Farnham (F) 136 15 38 235
3. Jayce Hawryluk (F) 148 27 95 199
4. Josh Brown (D) 160 7 26 197
5. Ryan Horvat (F) 145 10 48 193
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Anthony Greco (F) 261 85 72 157
2. Thomas Schemitsch (D) 219 24 38 62
3. Dryden Hunt (F) 214 72 78 150
4. Paul Thompson (F) 177 58 65 123
5. Josh Brown (D) 160 7 19 26
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Josh Leivo (F) 2 3 4 2.00
2. Scott Perunovich (D) 17 3 22 1.29
3. Danick Martel (F) 8 4 9 1.13
4. Jean-Sébastien Dea (F) 20 11 22 1.10
5. Martin Frk (F) 37 14 37 1.00
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Sam Anas (F) 2021-2022 AHL 75 20 44 64 0.85 12
2. Curtis Valk (F) 2017-2018 AHL 73 20 42 62 0.85 41
3. Matthew Peca (F) 2021-2022 AHL 68 23 37 60 0.88 16
4. Anthony Greco (F) 2018-2019 AHL 75 30 29 59 0.79 25
5. Paul Thompson (F) 2018-2019 AHL 72 26 27 53 0.74 111
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Anthony Greco (F) 2018-2019 AHL 75 30 29 59 0.79 25
2. Anthony Greco (F) 2017-2018 AHL 75 29 19 48 0.64 26
3. Paul Thompson (F) 2018-2019 AHL 72 26 27 53 0.74 111
4. Matthew Peca (F) 2021-2022 AHL 68 23 37 60 0.88 16
5. Dryden Hunt (F) 2017-2018 AHL 58 23 23 46 0.79 37
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Sam Anas (F) 2021-2022 AHL 75 20 44 64 0.85 12
2. Curtis Valk (F) 2017-2018 AHL 73 20 42 62 0.85 41
3. Matthew Peca (F) 2021-2022 AHL 68 23 37 60 0.88 16
4. Harry Zolnierczyk (F) 2018-2019 AHL 72 15 36 51 0.71 38
5. Anthony Greco (F) 2018-2019 AHL 75 30 29 59 0.79 25
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Sena Acolatse (D) 2016-2017 AHL 68 6 17 23 0.34 147
2. Bobby Farnham (F) 2017-2018 AHL 69 11 10 21 0.30 123
3. Tyler Tucker (D) 2021-2022 AHL 72 3 15 18 0.25 114
4. Bobby Farnham (F) 2018-2019 AHL 67 4 13 17 0.25 112
5. Paul Thompson (F) 2018-2019 AHL 72 26 27 53 0.74 111
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2022-2023 6'1" 197 lbs 24.83
2021-2022 6'1" 193 lbs 24.71
2019-2020 6'1" 192 lbs 24.28
2018-2019 6'1" 192 lbs 24.54
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Elite Prospects Notes and Trivia
Operations suspended for 2020-21 season due to COVID-19.