Team Facts

1997-1998 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
Jean-François Labbé (G) 46 1972 Sherbrooke, QC, CAN 5'9" 172 L
Mike Minard (G) 41 1976 Owen Sound, ON, CAN 6'3" 225 L
Steve Passmore (G) 45 1973 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 5'9" 170 L
Chris Wickenheiser (G) 42 1976 Swift Current, SK, CAN 6'2" 207 L
DEFENSEMEN
Ladislav Benysek (D) 43 1975 Olomouc, CZE 6'1" 194 L
Drake Berehowsky (D) 46 1972 Toronto, ON, CAN 6'2" 227 R
Sean Brown (D) 41 1976 Oshawa, ON, CAN 6'3" 216 L
Matthieu Descôteaux (D) 41 1977 Pierreville, QC, CAN 6'4" 238 L
Scott Ferguson (D) 45 1973 Camrose, AB, CAN 6'1" 198 L
Craig Millar (D) 42 1976 Winnipeg, MB, CAN 6'1" 198 L
Bryan Muir (D) 45 1973 Winnipeg, MB, CAN 6'4" 205 L
Kevin Pozzo (D) 44 1974 Calgary, AB, CAN 6'2" 196 R
Terran Sandwith (D)   “C” 46 1972 Edmonton, AB, CAN 6'4" 209 L
Oleg Tverdovsky (D) 42 1976 Donetsk, UKR 6'1" 209 L
Martin Woods (D) 43 1975 Hull, QC, CAN 6'0" 203 R
Alexander Zhurik (D) 43 1975 Minsk, BLR 6'4" 220 L
FORWARDS
Jason Bonsignore (C) 42 1976 Rochester, NY, USA 6'3" 218 R
Dennis Bonvie (RW) 45 1973 Antigonish, NS, CAN 5'11" 220 R
Jason Bowen (LW) 44 1973 Port Alice, BC, CAN 6'4" 220 L
Bill Bowler (C) 44 1974 Toronto, ON, CAN 5'9" 181 L
Jason Chimera (LW/RW) 39 1979 Edmonton, AB, CAN 6'3" 216 L
Jeff Daw (C) 46 1972 Carlisle, ON, CAN 6'3" 190 R
Boyd Devereaux (LW) 40 1978 Seaforth, ON, CAN 6'2" 194 L
Scott Fraser (C) 46 1972 Moncton, NB, CAN 6'1" 179 R
Doug Friedman (LW) 47 1971 Cape Elizabeth, ME, USA 5'11" 201 L
Pierre Gendron (C) 44 1974 Montréal, QC, CAN 5'10" 185 R
#15 Joe Hulbig (LW) 45 1973 Norwood, MA, USA 6'3" 214 L
Steve Kelly (LW) 41 1976 Vancouver, BC, CAN 6'2" 201 L
Mark Kolesar (C) 45 1973 Neepawa, MB, CAN 6'0" 187 R
Dan LaCouture (LW) 41 1977 Hyannis, MA, USA 6'3" 220 L
Darryl LaFrance (RW) 44 1974 Hanmer, ON, CAN 6'1" 194 R
Georges Laraque (RW) 41 1976 Montréal, QC, CAN 6'3" 280 R
Jeff Lazaro (RW) 50 1968 Waltham, MA, USA 5'9" 183 L
Barrie Moore (LW) 43 1975 London, ON, CAN 5'11" 174 L
Steve Potvin (C) 44 1974 Montréal, QC, CAN 5'10" 190 L
Peter Sarno (C) 39 1979 Toronto, ON, CAN 5'11" 185 L
Joe Seroski (RW) 41 1977 Hamilton, ON, CAN 5'10" 183 R
Olexander Vasilevski (RW) 43 1975 Kiev, UKR 5'11" 190 L
Mike Watt (C) 42 1976 Seaforth, ON, CAN 6'0" 214 L
Position: G:2 D:10 F:19 | Av Age: 23.45 years | Av Ht: 6'1" | Av Wt 204 lbs | Compare with other teams

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Arena Information
  • Arena Name FirstOntario Centre
  • Location Hamilton, ON, CAN
  • Capacity 17 383
  • Construction Year 1985
Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
10/15/2015
10/15/2015 Confirmed Leaving Maxime Macenauer (F) Leaving for Biel-Bienne
10/09/2015
10/09/2015 Confirmed Leaving Joe Finley (D) Leaving for Iowa Wild
10/06/2015
10/06/2015 Confirmed Leaving Franky Palazzese (G) Leaving for Wheeling Nailers
09/19/2015
09/19/2015 Confirmed Leaving Nick Sorkin (F) Leaving for Västerås IK
09/17/2015
09/17/2015 Confirmed Leaving David Makowski (D) Leaving for Allen Americans
08/31/2015
08/31/2015 Confirmed Leaving Jake Dowell (F) Leaving for Rockford IceHogs
08/21/2015
08/21/2015 Confirmed Leaving Bobby Shea (D) Leaving for Hershey Bears
07/01/2015
07/01/2015 Confirmed Leaving T.J. Hensick (F) Leaving for Carolina Hurricanes
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
1996-1997 AHL 80 28 9 39 - 4 220 276 69 3 Final loss
1997-1998 AHL 80 36 17 22 - 5 263 242 94 2 Conference SF loss
1998-1999 AHL 80 40 7 29 - 4 229 206 91 3 Conference SF loss
1999-2000 AHL 80 27 13 34 - 6 225 262 73 3 Conference SF loss
2000-2001 AHL 80 28 6 41 - 5 227 281 67 4 Did not make playoffs
2001-2002 AHL 80 37 10 30 - 3 247 205 87 2 Conference Final loss
2002-2003 AHL 80 49 8 19 - 4 279 191 110 1 Final loss
2003-2004 AHL 80 41 10 25 - 4 235 171 96 1 Conference SF loss
2004-2005 AHL 80 38 - 29 - 13 225 210 89 4 Conference QF loss
2005-2006 AHL 80 25 - 41 10 4 225 251 74 6 Did not make playoffs
2006-2007 AHL 80 32 - 28 11 9 243 208 95 3 Champion
2007-2008 AHL 80 30 - 34 6 10 208 235 82 4 Did not make playoffs
2008-2009 AHL 80 42 - 27 7 4 263 201 102 2 Division Semifinal loss
2009-2010 AHL 80 41 - 17 11 11 271 182 115 1 Conference Final loss
2010-2011 AHL 80 44 - 27 2 7 226 193 97 1 Conference Final loss
2011-2012 AHL 76 28 - 35 6 7 185 226 75 5 Did not make playoffs
2012-2013 AHL 76 26 - 41 3 6 159 228 64 5 Did not make playoffs
2013-2014 AHL 76 33 - 35 - 8 182 224 74 5 Did not make playoffs
2014-2015 AHL 76 28 - 29 6 13 201 208 81 3 Did not make playoffs
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Nigel Dawes (F) 2018-2019 Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg KHL 21 7 14 21 4
2. Brandon McNally (F) 2018-2019 Sterzing/Vipiteno AlpsHL 10 4 17 21 15
3. Stephen MacAulay (F) 2018-2019 Tölzer Löwen DEL2 13 8 11 19 12
4. Darren Dietz (D) 2018-2019 Barys Astana KHL 18 6 13 19 18
5. Olivier Latendresse (F) 2018-2019 Grenoble France 12 5 14 19 12
6. Mike Blunden (F) 2018-2019 HC Bolzano EBEL 12 9 8 17 6
7. Mark Van Guilder (F) 2018-2019 EHC Visp NLB 10 4 12 16 6
8. Robbie Czarnik (F) 2018-2019 Ravensburg Towerstars DEL2 11 7 6 13 16
9. Sébastien Bisaillon (D) 2018-2019 Grenoble France 12 3 9 12 20
10. Corey Locke (F) 2018-2019 EHC Linz EBEL 12 7 4 11 8
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Corey Locke (F) 313 85 144 229
2. David Desharnais (F) 176 61 121 182
3. Duncan Milroy (F) 346 75 104 179
4. Brian Swanson (F) 183 71 108 179
5. Tomas Plekanec (F) 233 71 105 176
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Corey Locke (F) 313 85 144 229
2. Duncan Milroy (F) 346 75 104 179
3. Gabriel Dumont (F) 318 73 81 154
4. Brian Swanson (F) 183 71 108 179
5. Tomas Plekanec (F) 233 71 105 176
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Corey Locke (F) 313 85 144 229
2. Peter Sarno (F) 230 42 123 165
3. David Desharnais (F) 176 61 121 182
4. Brian Swanson (F) 183 71 108 179
5. Tomas Plekanec (F) 233 71 105 176
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Dennis Bonvie (F) 130 20 59 817
2. Alex Henry (D) 485 12 62 770
3. Martin Laître (F) 142 9 27 657
4. Terran Sandwith (D) 191 8 34 498
5. Jean-Philippe Côté (D) 334 10 54 477
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Alex Henry (D) 485 12 50 62
2. Duncan Milroy (F) 346 75 104 179
3. Jean-Philippe Côté (D) 334 10 44 54
4. Jonathan Ferland (F) 329 57 64 121
5. Gabriel Dumont (F) 318 73 81 154
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Brent Cullaton (F) 3 3 6 2.000
2. Oleg Tverdovsky (D) 9 8 14 1.556
3. Nigel Dawes (F) 19 14 28 1.474
4. Mats Lindgren (F) 9 6 13 1.444
5. Scott Fraser (F) 50 29 61 1.220
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. David Desharnais (F) 2009-2010 AHL 60 27 51 78 1.30 34
2. Brock Trotter (F) 2009-2010 AHL 75 36 41 77 1.03 56
3. Jason Chimera (F) 2001-2002 AHL 77 26 51 77 1.00 158
4. Ralph Intranuovo (F) 1996-1997 AHL 68 36 40 76 1.12 88
5. Chris Ferraro (F) 1998-1999 AHL 72 35 41 76 1.06 104
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Paul Healey (F) 2000-2001 AHL 79 39 32 71 0.90 34
2. Brock Trotter (F) 2009-2010 AHL 75 36 41 77 1.03 56
3. Ralph Intranuovo (F) 1996-1997 AHL 68 36 40 76 1.12 88
4. Chris Ferraro (F) 1998-1999 AHL 72 35 41 76 1.06 104
5. Brian Swanson (F) 2001-2002 AHL 65 34 39 73 1.12 26
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Daniel Cleary (F) 1999-2000 AHL 58 22 52 74 1.28 108
2. David Desharnais (F) 2009-2010 AHL 60 27 51 78 1.30 34
3. Jason Chimera (F) 2001-2002 AHL 77 26 51 77 1.00 158
4. Peter Sarno (F) 2000-2001 AHL 79 19 46 65 0.82 64
5. Tomas Plekanec (F) 2003-2004 AHL 74 23 43 66 0.89 90
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Dennis Bonvie (F) 1996-1997 AHL 73 9 20 29 0.40 522
2. Martin Laître (F) 1996-1997 AHL 42 1 3 4 0.10 297
3. Dennis Bonvie (F) 1997-1998 AHL 57 11 19 30 0.53 295
4. Steve Ott (F) 2004-2005 AHL 67 18 21 39 0.58 279
5. Peter Vandermeer (F) 2005-2006 AHL 67 6 6 12 0.18 276
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2014-2015 6'1" 203 lbs 24.69
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