Team Facts
Plays in - Team colours Plum + Spruce + White + Silver + Black Town Lexington, KY Founded 1996

2000-2001 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#31 Terry Friesen (G) 45 1977 Winkler, MB, CAN 5'11" 187 R
Miikka Kiprusoff (G) 46 1976 Turku, FIN 6'1" 183 L
#33 Vesa Toskala (G) 45 1977 Tampere, FIN 5'10" 187 L
DEFENSEMEN
#12 Chad Ackerman (D) 49 1973 Rochester, MI, USA 5'8" 190 R
#26 Chris Aldous (D) 47 1975 Massena, NY, USA 6'2" 174 L
#2 Greg Andrusak (D) 53 1969 Cranbrook, BC, CAN 6'1" 190 R
#4 Steve Bancroft (D) 52 1970 Toronto, ON, CAN 6'1" 216 L
#6 Chad Dameworth (D) 50 1972 Marquette, MI, USA 6'2" 216 L
#5 Rob Davison (D) 42 1980 St. Catharines, ON, CAN 6'2" 216 L
#24 Christian Gosselin (D) 46 1976 St-Rédempteur, QC, CAN 6'5" 234 R
#7 Robert Jindrich (D) 46 1976 Plzen, CZE 5'10" 185 L
#3 Dave MacIsaac (D)   “C” 50 1972 Cambridge, MA, USA 6'1" 220 L
#27
Robert Mulick (D) 43 1979 Toronto, ON, CAN 6'2" 203 R
Jeffrey Sullivan (D) 44 1978 St. John's, NL, CAN 6'0" 207 L
#23 Dan Vandermeer (D) 44 1978 Caroline, AB, CAN 5'11" 176 R
Jan Vodrazka (D) 46 1976 Plzen, CZE 6'0" 198 L
Kam White (D) 46 1976 Chicago, IL, USA 6'4" 220 L
FORWARDS
#8 Zoltan Batovsky (LW/C) 1979 Krupina, SVK 6'0" 183 L
#28 Matt Bradley (RW/LW) 44 1978 Stittsville, ON, CAN 6'3" 201 R
#45 Jonathan Cheechoo (RW) 42 1980 Moose Factory, ON, CAN 6'1" 220 R
#9 Adam Colagiacomo (RW) 43 1979 Rexdale, ON, CAN 6'2" 207 R
#22 Larry Courville (LW) 47 1975 Timmins, ON, CAN 6'1" 181 L
#16 Jarrett Deuling (LW) 48 1974 Vernon, BC, CAN 6'0" 205 L
#47 Ryan Kraft (C) 47 1975 Bottineau, ND, USA 5'11" 198 L
#15 Éric Laplante (LW) 43 1979 St-Maurice, QC, CAN 6'0" 185 L
#29 Chris Lipsett (RW) 48 1974 Ottawa, ON, CAN 6'0" 185 R
Tim Lovell (C) 48 1974 Norwood, MA, USA 5'7" 168 L
#36 Andy Lundbohm (C) 45 1977 Roseau, MN, USA 6'3" 225 L
#19 Jim Montgomery (C) 53 1969 Montréal, QC, CAN 5'10" 183 R
#14 Mikael Samuelsson (RW) 46 1976 Mariefred, SWE 6'2" 218 R
Mark Smith (C) 45 1977 Edmonton, AB, CAN 5'10" 209 L
#18
Adam Spylo (RW) 44 1978 Kitchener, ON, CAN 6'1" 218 R
#10 Miroslav Zalesak (RW/C) 43 1980 Skalica, SVK 6'1" 198 L
Position: G: 3, D: 9, F: 16 | Av Age: 24.18 years | Av Ht: 6'1" | Av Wt: 201 lbs | Compare with other teams
Team Staff
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Demographics
Nationality
Team Facts
Nationalities 19 players
7 players
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Experience Kentucky Thoroughblades: 2 495 GP
NHL: 3 583 GP
WC: 54 GP
OG: 13 GP
SHL: 513 GP
Liiga: 233 GP
KHL: 217 GP
Czechia: 450 GP
AHL: 6 179 GP
DEL: 492 GP
Team Captains
Team captaincy history
Arena Information
Arena Name Rupp Arena Location Lexington, KY Capacity 21 300 Construction Year 1976
Games
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Latest Transactions
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
1996-1997 AHL 80 36 9 35 - - 278 284 81 1.01 3 Conference QF loss
1997-1998 AHL 80 29 9 39 - 3 241 278 70 0.88 3 Conference QF loss
1998-1999 AHL 80 44 7 26 - 3 272 214 98 1.23 2 Conference SF loss
1999-2000 AHL 80 42 9 25 - 4 250 211 97 1.21 1 Conference SF loss
2000-2001 AHL 80 42 12 25 - 1 273 212 97 1.21 1 Conference QF loss
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Marko Mäkinen (F) 2022-2023 PKS II-divisioona 1 1 1 2 2
2. Dan Vandermeer (D) 2022-2023 Innisfail Eagles Chinook HL 2 0 2 2 2
3. Éric Landry (F) 2022-2023 HC Blenio SwissDiv3 0 0 0 0 0
4. Mikael Samuelsson (F) 2022-2023 Åker/Strängnäs Division 2 1 0 0 0 2
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Steve Guolla (F) 156 88 132 220
2. Jarrett Deuling (F) 247 64 116 180
3. Alexei Yegorov (F) 154 58 84 142
4. Mike Craig (F) 128 66 56 122
5. Mark Smith (F) 165 41 72 113
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Steve Guolla (F) 156 88 132 220
2. Mike Craig (F) 128 66 56 122
3. Jarrett Deuling (F) 247 64 116 180
4. Alexei Yegorov (F) 154 58 84 142
5. Matt Bradley (F) 182 50 48 98
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Steve Guolla (F) 156 88 132 220
2. Jarrett Deuling (F) 247 64 116 180
3. Alexei Yegorov (F) 154 58 84 142
4. Mark Smith (F) 165 41 72 113
5. Chris Lipsett (F) 141 46 57 103
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Garrett Burnett (F) 89 4 7 692
2. Fredrik Oduya (D) 141 8 27 541
3. Christian Gosselin (D) 141 3 11 518
4. Alexander V. Boikov (D) 185 11 57 451
5. Shawn Heins (D) 87 13 67 346
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jarrett Deuling (F) 247 64 116 180
2. Alexander V. Boikov (D) 185 11 46 57
3. Matt Bradley (F) 182 50 48 98
4. Mark Smith (F) 165 41 72 113
5. Steve Guolla (F) 156 88 132 220
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. David Vallieres (F) 1 0 2 2.00
2. Steve Guolla (F) 156 88 220 1.41
3. Jim Montgomery (F) 55 22 74 1.35
4. Shean Donovan (F) 3 1 4 1.33
5. Jan Caloun (F) 66 43 86 1.30
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Steve Guolla (F) 1997-1998 AHL 69 37 63 100 1.45 45
2. Ryan Kraft (F) 2000-2001 AHL 77 38 50 88 1.14 36
3. Jan Caloun (F) 1996-1997 AHL 66 43 43 86 1.30 68
4. Alexei Yegorov (F) 1997-1998 AHL 79 32 52 84 1.06 56
5. Mike Craig (F) 1999-2000 AHL 76 39 39 78 1.03 116
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Jan Caloun (F) 1996-1997 AHL 66 43 43 86 1.30 68
2. Mike Craig (F) 1999-2000 AHL 76 39 39 78 1.03 116
3. Ryan Kraft (F) 2000-2001 AHL 77 38 50 88 1.14 36
4. Steve Guolla (F) 1997-1998 AHL 69 37 63 100 1.45 45
5. Éric Landry (F) 1999-2000 AHL 79 35 31 66 0.84 170
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Steve Guolla (F) 1997-1998 AHL 69 37 63 100 1.45 45
2. Alexei Yegorov (F) 1997-1998 AHL 79 32 52 84 1.06 56
3. Jim Montgomery (F) 2000-2001 AHL 55 22 52 74 1.35 44
4. Shawn Heins (D) 1999-2000 AHL 69 11 52 63 0.91 238
5. Ryan Kraft (F) 2000-2001 AHL 77 38 50 88 1.14 36
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Garrett Burnett (F) 1999-2000 AHL 58 3 3 6 0.10 506
2. Fredrik Oduya (D) 1997-1998 AHL 72 6 10 16 0.22 300
3. Christian Gosselin (D) 1999-2000 AHL 68 0 4 4 0.06 266
4. Fredrik Oduya (D) 1996-1997 AHL 69 2 9 11 0.16 241
5. Shawn Heins (D) 1999-2000 AHL 69 11 52 63 0.91 238
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
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