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Plays in Asia League Ice Hockey Team colours Silver + White + Blue Town Hachinohe Founded 2008

2022-2023 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S Ctrct
GOALTENDERS
#34 Shun Furukawa (G) 26 1996 Hachinohe, JPN 5'11" 161 L
#31 Michio Hashimoto (G) 45 1977 Aomori, JPN 5'11" 185 L
#55 Michikazu Hata (G) 32 1990 Kushiro, JPN 5'8" 159 L
#33 Takayuki Ito (G) 26 1996 Nagano, JPN 6'0" 165 L 22/23
DEFENSEMEN
#11 Daichi Igari (D) 24 1998 Tomakomai, JPN 5'8" 161 R
#90 Yoon Jae Kim (D) 22 2000 Seoul, KOR 6'0" 192 R
#88
Shuma Kinebuchi (D) 25 1997 Berkeley, CA, USA 6'4" 216 R 22/23
#10 Michihiro Kyoya (D) 24 1998 Hokkaido, JPN 5'7" 172 R
#27 Yotaro Nakadate (D) 21 2001 Morioka, JPN 5'9" 170 L 22/23
#4 Yuki Sasaki (D) 30 1992 Tomakomai, JPN 5'10" 176 R
#49
Kentaro Tanaka (D/RW) 31 1991 West Vancouver, BC, CAN 5'6" 170 R
FORWARDS
#73 Kazuki Lawlor (F) 24 1998 Osaka, JPN 6'0" 183 -
#92 Taiki Namae (F) 24 1998 Kushiro, JPN 5'11" 172 L
#76 Daisuke Obara (C) 41 1981 Kushiro, JPN 5'10" 179 L
#9 Ryo Omiya (F) 31 1992 Tomakomai, JPN 5'7" 165 R
#8 Sho Sato (LW) 39 1983 Kushiro, JPN 5'9" 170 L
#47 Kota Shinohara (LW) 38 1984 Kushiro, JPN 5'7" 163 R
#16 Kotaro Takebe (F) 24 1998 Sapporo, JPN 5'10" 190 R
#19 Hideyasu Takeo (F) 29 1993 Hachinohe, JPN 5'8" 168 L
#22 Ryo Tanaka (C) 35 1987 Sapporo, JPN 5'11" 194 L
#77 Masaki Tokoro (F) 24 1998 Hokkaido, JPN 5'11" 209 L
#38 Junya Yamada (F) 31 1991 Tomakomai, JPN 5'8" 172 L
#21 Kazuki Yamamoto (RW) 36 1986 Kushiro, JPN 5'10" 176 L
Position: G: 4, D: 7, F: 12 | Av Age: 29.65 years | Av Ht: 5'10" | Av Wt: 177 lbs | Compare with other teams
Demographics
Nationality
Team Facts
Nationalities 22 players
1 player
Experience Tohoku Free Blades: 3 373 GP
WC: 7 GP
Team Captains
Team captaincy history
Arena Information
Arena Name Morioka Ice Arena Location Hachinohe Capacity Construction Year
Games
Date Home Visiting Score League
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
06/29/2022
06/29/2022 Confirmed Leaving Shigeki Hitosato (F) Leaving for GKS Katowice
06/16/2022
06/16/2022 Confirmed Leaving Simon Denis (D) Leaving for Toledo Walleye
06/03/2022
06/03/2022 Confirmed Joining Yotaro Nakadate (D) Joining from Islanders Hockey Club
06/03/2022 Confirmed Joining Takayuki Ito (G) Joining from Champigny
06/03/2022 Confirmed Joining Shuma Kinebuchi (D) Joining from Haukat
03/29/2021
03/29/2021 Confirmed Leaving Go Tanaka (F) Leaving for Retired
08/29/2019
08/29/2019 Confirmed Leaving Logan Stephenson (D) Leaving for ASC Corona Brasov
06/09/2019
06/09/2019 Confirmed Joining Simon Denis (D) Joining from Daemyung Killer Whales
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
2009-2010 Asia League 36 13 - 18 4 1 132 142 48 1.33 5 Did not make playoffs
2010-2011 Asia League 36 18 - 8 4 6 160 112 68 1.89 3 Champion
2011-2012 Asia League 36 13 - 14 4 5 106 111 52 1.44 6 Did not make playoffs
2012-2013 Asia League 42 24 - 13 3 2 162 117 80 1.90 2 Champion
2013-2014 Asia League 42 18 - 17 3 4 134 110 64 1.52 5 Did not make playoffs
2014-2015 Asia League 48 27 - 14 3 4 188 131 91 1.90 3 Champion
2015-2016 Asia League 48 20 - 20 5 3 138 141 73 1.52 5 Semifinal loss
2016-2017 Asia League 48 26 - 17 2 3 185 135 85 1.77 4 Semifinal loss
2017-2018 Asia League 28 13 - 11 1 3 78 75 44 1.57 3 Semifinal loss
2018-2019 Asia League 34 9 - 19 3 3 73 106 36 1.06 8 Did not make playoffs
2019-2020 Asia League 36 4 - 28 0 4 67 148 16 0.44 7 Did not make playoffs
2022-2023 Asia League 32 5 - 19 2 6 70 143 25 0.78 5 -
Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
2020-2021 AL Japan Cup 22 9 - 13 3 2 65 91 26 1.18 4 -
2021-2022 AL Japan Cup 14 3 - 6 2 3 47 42 16 1.14 - -
AL Japan Cup 14 8 - 4 2 0 51 40 28 2.00 1 Final loss
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Roy Suzuki (F) 2022-2023 Yokohama Grits Asia League 28 11 13 24 18
2. Paul Albers (F) 2022-2023 Balcarres Broncs QVHHL 11 4 13 17 0
3. Shigeki Hitosato (F) 2022-2023 GKS Katowice Poland 34 6 8 14 14
4. Ryuichi Kawai (D) 2022-2023 East Hokkaido Cranes Asia League 29 3 7 10 37
5. Brett Parnham (F) 2022-2023 Rostock Piranhas Germany3 13 5 4 9 6
6. Seiya Hayata (D) 2022-2023 Nikko Icebucks Asia League 30 1 8 9 10
7. Goshi Kumagai (D) 2022-2023 Yokohama Grits Asia League 30 2 6 8 28
8. Simon Denis (D) 2022-2023 Toledo Walleye ECHL 23 0 5 5 6
9. Yushiroh Hirano (F) 2022-2023 Abbotsford Canucks AHL 13 2 2 4 8
10. Yushiroh Hirano (F) 2022-2023 Cincinnati Cyclones ECHL 4 1 2 3 0
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Go Tanaka (F) 375 155 262 417
2. Takuma Kawai (F) 337 68 184 252
3. Ryo Tanaka (F) 394 83 152 235
4. Brad Farynuk (D) 190 63 134 197
5. Takuro Yamashita (F) 272 60 118 178
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Go Tanaka (F) 375 155 262 417
2. Ryo Tanaka (F) 394 83 152 235
3. Takuma Kawai (F) 337 68 184 252
4. Brad Farynuk (D) 190 63 134 197
5. Takuro Yamashita (F) 272 60 118 178
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Go Tanaka (F) 375 155 262 417
2. Takuma Kawai (F) 337 68 184 252
3. Ryo Tanaka (F) 394 83 152 235
4. Brad Farynuk (D) 190 63 134 197
5. Takuro Yamashita (F) 272 60 118 178
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Logan Stephenson (D) 189 36 116 628
2. Brad Farynuk (D) 190 63 197 511
3. Takuma Kawai (F) 337 68 252 483
4. Kota Shinohara (F) 356 58 146 426
5. Cole Jarrett (D) 117 42 137 370
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Kazuki Yamamoto (F) 441 51 74 125
2. Ryo Tanaka (F) 394 83 152 235
3. Go Tanaka (F) 375 155 262 417
4. Kota Shinohara (F) 356 58 88 146
5. Takuma Kawai (F) 337 68 184 252
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Marc Cavosie (F) 28 17 45 1.61
2. Matt Pope (F) 46 33 68 1.48
3. David Wrigley (F) 38 22 56 1.47
4. Kim Staal (F) 81 55 116 1.43
5. Bruce Mulherin (F) 71 41 92 1.30
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Go Tanaka (F) 2014-2015 Asia League 48 22 49 71 1.48 48
2. Kim Staal (F) 2014-2015 Asia League 46 37 33 70 1.52 40
3. Matt Pope (F) 2016-2017 Asia League 46 33 35 68 1.48 60
4. Go Tanaka (F) 2012-2013 Asia League 42 20 42 62 1.48 22
5. Go Tanaka (F) 2010-2011 Asia League 36 24 35 59 1.64 22
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Kim Staal (F) 2014-2015 Asia League 46 37 33 70 1.52 40
2. Matt Pope (F) 2016-2017 Asia League 46 33 35 68 1.48 60
3. Go Tanaka (F) 2013-2014 Asia League 42 26 26 52 1.24 48
4. Go Tanaka (F) 2010-2011 Asia League 36 24 35 59 1.64 22
5. Go Tanaka (F) 2014-2015 Asia League 48 22 49 71 1.48 48
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Go Tanaka (F) 2014-2015 Asia League 48 22 49 71 1.48 48
2. Go Tanaka (F) 2012-2013 Asia League 42 20 42 62 1.48 22
3. Go Tanaka (F) 2016-2017 Asia League 46 17 38 55 1.20 26
4. Takuma Kawai (F) 2014-2015 Asia League 44 11 38 49 1.11 28
5. Matt Pope (F) 2016-2017 Asia League 46 33 35 68 1.48 60
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Logan Stephenson (D) 2014-2015 Asia League 43 5 7 12 0.28 170
2. Logan Stephenson (D) 2015-2016 Asia League 48 17 18 35 0.73 167
3. Cole Jarrett (D) 2016-2017 Asia League 45 11 35 46 1.02 142
4. Logan Stephenson (D) 2016-2017 Asia League 43 7 28 35 0.81 142
5. Brad Farynuk (D) 2014-2015 Asia League 42 16 29 45 1.07 139
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2022-2023 5'10" 177 lbs 29.65
2021-2022 5'9" 176 lbs 29.23
2020-2021 5'9" 175 lbs 30.00
2019-2020 5'9" 175 lbs 31.46
2018-2019 5'10" 177 lbs 30.68
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