Team Facts

2008-2009 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
Ken Carroll (G) 42 1976 Oil City, ON, CAN 5'10" 174 L
Jon Horrell (G) 36 1981 Beckenham, GBR 5'11" 174 L
Ryan Mior (G) 31 1987 St. John's, NL, CAN 5'11" 181 L
DEFENSEMEN
#32 Brett Angel (D/LW) 37 1981 Kingston, ON, CAN 6'5" 220 L
#8 Quade Lightbody (D) 43 1975 Port Elgin, ON, CAN 6'2" 216 L
Dale Lupul (D) 38 1980 Port Coquitlam, BC, CAN 6'2" 209 L
Simon Mangos (D) 38 1980 Cambridge, ON, CAN 5'10" 205 L
Todd Paul (D) 34 1983 Aylmer, QC, CAN 5'10" 185 L
Dave Pszenyczny (D) 33 1985 Sterling Heights, MI, USA 6'0" 192 L
Clay Thoring (D) 36 1981 Frontier, SK, CAN 5'11" 194 L
FORWARDS
Joe Blaznek (LW/C) 43 1975 Allen Park, MI, USA 6'1" 205 L
#4 Chris Brassard (RW) 43 1975 Toronto, ON, CAN 6'0" 205 R
#2 J.R. Bria (D/C) 35 1982 Monroe, CT, USA 5'11" 218 R
Neil Clark (LW) 37 1981 Burnaby, BC, CAN 6'2" 203 L
Travis Clayton (C) 42 1976 Paradise Hill, SK, CAN 5'8" 181 L
Kevin Cooper (LW/RW) 37 1981 Toronto, ON, CAN 5'9" 172 L
Dallas Costanzo (C) 34 1984 Montrose, BC, CAN 6'0" 185 L
Alexander Hult (C) 33 1984 Borlänge, SWE 6'2" 205 R
#7 Mark Johnson (RW) 32 1985 Glencoe, ON, CAN 6'1" 190 R
Tyrel Lucas (LW) 34 1984 Williams Lake, BC, CAN 6'1" 181 L
#39 J.J. Martin (F) 33 1984 Thorold, ON, CAN 5'11" 170 R
Joe Ori (LW) 36 1982 Niles, IL, USA 6'0" 185 L
Neil Poulsen (F) 34 1984 Brockville, ON, CAN 6'3" 234 L
Yevgeni Saidachev (F) 33 1985 Khabarovsk, RUS 5'10" 174 L
Brett Smith (C) 37 1981 Guelph, ON, CAN 5'8" 174 L
Position: G:3 D:7 F:12 | Av Age: 27.82 years | Av Ht: 6'0" | Av Wt 191 lbs | Compare with other teams

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Arena Information
  • Arena Name CenturyTel Center
  • Location Bossier City, LA, USA
  • Capacity 12 440
  • Construction Year 2000
Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
07/15/2011
07/15/2011 Confirmed Leaving Brett Smith (F) Leaving for Fort Wayne Komets
07/15/2011 Confirmed Leaving Jamie Milam (D) Leaving for Fort Wayne Komets
07/15/2011 Confirmed Leaving John DeCaro (G) Leaving for Sheffield Steelers
07/05/2011
07/05/2011 Confirmed Leaving Andy Contois (F) Leaving for Rødovre Mighty Bulls
06/28/2011
06/28/2011 Confirmed Leaving Jim Jorgensen (D) Leaving for Glasgow Clan
06/07/2011
06/07/2011 Confirmed Leaving Kevin Young (D) Leaving for Strasbourg
04/07/2011
04/07/2011 Confirmed Joining Kevin Young (D) Joining from Eindhoven Kemphanen
02/25/2011
02/25/2011 Confirmed Joining Andy Contois (F) Joining from Mörrums GoIS
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
Shreveport Mudbugs
1997-1998 WPHL 69 42 - 20 - 7 308 228 91 2 Semifinal loss
1998-1999 WPHL 69 47 - 17 - 5 315 234 99 1 Champion
1999-2000 WPHL 70 44 - 19 - 7 272 198 95 - Champion
Bossier-Shreveport Mudbugs
2000-2001 WPHL 71 45 - 21 - 5 265 172 95 - Champion
2001-2002 CHL 64 33 - 27 - 4 215 198 70 8 Semifinal loss
2002-2003 CHL 64 33 - 22 - 9 206 176 75 9 Did not make playoffs
2003-2004 CHL 64 42 - 16 - 6 205 146 90 3 Final loss
2004-2005 CHL 60 36 - 17 - 7 175 152 79 3 Conference SF loss
2005-2006 CHL 64 41 - 15 - 8 223 170 90 3 Final loss
2006-2007 CHL 64 44 - 14 - 6 214 155 94 1 Conference SF loss
2007-2008 CHL 64 44 - 14 - 6 214 122 94 1 Quarterfinal loss
2008-2009 CHL 64 39 - 19 - 6 196 169 84 5 Quarterfinal loss
2009-2010 CHL 64 38 - 22 - 4 213 180 80 5 Conference Final loss
2010-2011 CHL 66 37 - 26 - 3 229 193 77 2 Champion

Stars and Cult Players

Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Jamie Milam (D) 2018-2019 DVTK Jegesmedvék Slovakia 6 3 2 5 6
2. David Rutherford (F) 2018-2019 Belfast Giants EIHL Cup 5 1 1 2 8
3. David Rutherford (F) 2018-2019 Belfast Giants EIHL 2 0 1 1 2
4. Derek Nesbitt (F) 2018-2019 Atlanta Gladiators ECHL - - - - -
5. Simon Mangos (D) 2018-2019 Dundas Real McCoys ACH - - - - -
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Dan Wildfong (F) 488 192 302 494
2. Forbes MacPherson (F) 413 139 273 412
3. Chris Brassard (F) 413 155 247 402
4. Trevor Buchanan (F) 466 144 218 362
5. Brett Smith (F) 334 111 195 306
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Dan Wildfong (F) 488 192 302 494
2. Chris Brassard (F) 413 155 247 402
3. Trevor Buchanan (F) 466 144 218 362
4. Forbes MacPherson (F) 413 139 273 412
5. Dale Henry (F) 277 131 156 287
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Dan Wildfong (F) 488 192 302 494
2. Forbes MacPherson (F) 413 139 273 412
3. Chris Brassard (F) 413 155 247 402
4. Trevor Buchanan (F) 466 144 218 362
5. Brett Smith (F) 334 111 195 306
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Dan Wildfong (F) 488 192 494 1970
2. Jim Sprott (D) 429 77 225 1335
3. Trevor Buchanan (F) 466 144 362 1146
4. Quade Lightbody (D) 363 8 75 890
5. Chris Brassard (F) 413 155 402 712
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Dan Wildfong (F) 488 192 302 494
2. Trevor Buchanan (F) 466 144 218 362
3. Jim Sprott (D) 429 77 148 225
4. Forbes MacPherson (F) 413 139 273 412
5. Chris Brassard (F) 413 155 247 402
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Doug Lawrence (F) 40 24 69 1.725
2. Paul Jackson (F) 68 55 115 1.691
3. Brian Shantz (F) 69 30 112 1.623
4. John Vecchiarelli (F) 55 43 89 1.618
5. Chris Abbott (F) 36 19 48 1.333
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Paul Jackson (F) 1997-1998 WPHL 68 55 60 115 1.69 249
2. Brian Shantz (F) 1997-1998 WPHL 69 30 82 112 1.62 64
3. John Vecchiarelli (F) 1998-1999 WPHL 55 43 46 89 1.62 128
4. Forbes MacPherson (F) 1998-1999 WPHL 67 32 52 84 1.25 29
5. Mark Rupnow (F) 2000-2001 WPHL 70 45 35 80 1.14 18
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Paul Jackson (F) 1997-1998 WPHL 68 55 60 115 1.69 249
2. Mark Rupnow (F) 2000-2001 WPHL 70 45 35 80 1.14 18
3. John Vecchiarelli (F) 1998-1999 WPHL 55 43 46 89 1.62 128
4. Scott Sheppard (F) 2005-2006 CHL 38 38 19 57 1.50 50
5. Dale Henry (F) 1998-1999 WPHL 64 36 33 69 1.08 90
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Brian Shantz (F) 1997-1998 WPHL 69 30 82 112 1.62 64
2. Blair Manning (F) 2005-2006 CHL 64 15 61 76 1.19 52
3. Paul Jackson (F) 1997-1998 WPHL 68 55 60 115 1.69 249
4. Dan Wildfong (F) 2000-2001 WPHL 69 20 53 73 1.06 201
5. Forbes MacPherson (F) 1998-1999 WPHL 67 32 52 84 1.25 29
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Dan Wildfong (F) 2001-2002 CHL 64 30 36 66 1.03 340
2. Dan Wildfong (F) 2004-2005 CHL 59 32 37 69 1.17 306
3. Dan Wildfong (F) 2006-2007 CHL 56 22 27 49 0.88 298
4. Kevin Barrett (D) 1997-1998 WPHL 60 7 19 26 0.43 296
5. Trevor Buchanan (F) 1997-1998 WPHL 69 31 32 63 0.91 282
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
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Elite Prospects Notes and Trivia
Team folded June 10, 2011.