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1996-1997 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#31 Terry Friesen (G) 43 1977 Winkler, MB, CAN 5'11" 187 R
#33 Lindsey Materi (G) 41 1979 Bragg Creek, AB, CAN 5'6" 154 L
DEFENSEMEN
#21 Kurtis Drummond (D) 42 1978 Edmonton, AB, CAN 6'1" 194 L
Justin Guy (D) 43 1977 Grande Prairie, AB, CAN 6'2" 220 L
#4 Jeff Henkelman (D) 42 1977 Swan River, MB, CAN 5'11" 190 L
#2 Kevin Mackie (D) 41 1979 Victoria, BC, CAN 6'2" 201 R
#28 Andrew Milne (D) 42 1978 Saint Albert, AB, CAN 6'2" 201 L
#7 Lawrence Nycholat (D) 41 1979 Calgary, AB, CAN 6'0" 201 L
#5 Michal Rozsíval (D) 42 1978 Vlasim, CZE 6'1" 209 R
#10 Robby Sandrock (D) 42 1978 Williams Lake, BC, CAN 5'11" 179 R
Jim Smith (D) 41 1979 Saskatoon, SK, CAN 6'1" 201 R
#6 Brent Sopel (D) 43 1977 Calgary, AB, CAN 6'2" 218 R
#2 Rocky Thompson (D/RW) 43 1977 Calgary, AB, CAN 6'2" 205 R
#10 Matt Van Horlick (D) 44 1976 Kamloops, BC, CAN 5'11" 181 L
#19 Dreu Volk (D) 40 1980 Saskatoon, SK, CAN 6'1" 198 L
FORWARDS
#27 Brett Allan (LW) 40 1980 Bentley, AB, CAN 6'4" 185 L
#38 Derek Arbez (RW) 43 1977 Wakaw, SK, CAN 6'2" 207 R
#12 Chad Beagle (C) 42 1978 Lomond, AB, CAN 5'9" 194 L
Aaron Fox (LW) 41 1979 5'10" 185 L
#28 Josh Green (C/LW) 43 1977 Camrose, AB, CAN 6'3" 225 L
#28 John Hewitt (RW) 43 1977 Portage la Prairie, MB, CAN 6'2" 209 -
#26 Jeff Kirwan (C) 43 1977 Gull Lake, SK, CAN 5'10" 174 L
#23 Brad Larsen (LW) 43 1977 Nakusp, BC, CAN 6'0" 198 L
#18 Tyler Perry (C) 43 1977 7 Mile House, BC, CAN 6'0" 203 R
#25 Jeremy Rondeau (LW) 42 1978 Vermilion, AB, CAN 6'2" 220 L
#14 Jeff Schaeffer (C) 42 1978 Lang, SK, CAN 5'10" 183 L
Quinn Sherdahl (RW) 41 1979 Saskatoon, SK, CAN 6'2" 196 R
#15 Tyler Shybunka (C) 41 1979 Edson, AB, CAN 5'10" 181 L
#16 Josh St. Louis (F) 44 1976 Calgary, AB, CAN 6'3" 225 L
#20 Nathan Strueby (C) 43 1977 Colonsay, SK, CAN 6'1" 190 L
#17 Chris Szysky (RW) 44 1976 Regina, SK, CAN 6'0" 205 R
#24 Ryan Tobler (LW) 44 1976 Calgary, AB, CAN 6'3" 225 L
#29 Sergei Varlamov (LW/C) 42 1978 Kiev, UKR 5'11" 203 L
Position: G: 2, D: 11, F: 15 | Av Age: 19.32 years | Av Ht: 6'0" | Av Wt: 198 lbs | Compare with other teams

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Arena Information
  • Arena Name Credit Union iPlex
  • Location Swift Current, SK, CAN
  • Capacity 3 239
  • Construction Year 1967
Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
11/02/2020
11/02/2020 Confirmed Joining Michael Farren (F) Joining from Kelowna Rockets
08/05/2020
08/05/2020 Confirmed Joining Vladislav Demidovich (F) Joining from Team Belarus U18
07/06/2020
07/06/2020 Confirmed Leaving Sergei Alkhimov (F) Leaving for Avangard Omsk
06/30/2020
06/30/2020 Confirmed Leaving Wyatt Wilson (D) Leaving for Victoria Royals
05/26/2020
05/26/2020 Confirmed Joining Van Eger (F) Joining from Notre Dame Hounds U15 Prep
05/12/2020
05/12/2020 Confirmed Joining Liam Saxberg (D) Joining from Winnipeg Warriors U15 AAA
05/08/2020
05/08/2020 Confirmed Joining Grayson Burzynski (D) Joining from Winnipeg Monarchs U15 AAA
05/06/2020
05/06/2020 Confirmed Joining Rylan Gould (F) Joining from Winnipeg Monarchs U15 AAA
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
1990-1991 WHL 72 40 3 29 - - 369 351 83 6 Conference QF loss
1991-1992 WHL 72 35 4 33 - - 296 313 74 7 Conference SF loss
1992-1993 WHL 72 49 2 21 - - 384 267 100 1 Champion
1993-1994 WHL 72 35 4 33 - - 284 258 74 6 Conference SF loss
1994-1995 WHL 72 31 7 34 - - 274 284 69 10 Conference QF loss
1995-1996 WHL 72 36 5 31 - - 285 271 77 6 Conference QF loss
1996-1997 WHL 72 44 5 23 - - 336 243 93 4 Conference SF loss
1997-1998 WHL 72 44 9 19 - - 276 220 97 3 Conference SF loss
1998-1999 WHL 72 34 6 32 - - 232 211 74 8 Conference QF loss
1999-2000 WHL 72 47 4 18 - 3 257 170 101 3 Conference SF loss
2000-2001 WHL 72 43 7 20 - 2 275 215 95 3 Conference Final loss
2001-2002 WHL 72 42 6 17 - 7 274 218 97 2 Conference SF loss
2002-2003 WHL 72 38 7 24 - 3 240 215 86 6 Conference QF loss
2003-2004 WHL 72 36 7 29 - 0 234 209 79 9 Conference QF loss
2004-2005 WHL 72 22 6 41 - 3 135 218 53 18 Did not make playoffs
2005-2006 WHL 72 24 - 34 - 14 175 242 62 17 Conference QF loss
2006-2007 WHL 72 33 - 36 - 3 199 241 69 15 Conference QF loss
2007-2008 WHL 72 41 - 24 - 7 244 205 89 11 Conference SF loss
2008-2009 WHL 72 42 - 28 - 2 258 220 86 8 Conference QF loss
2009-2010 WHL 72 37 - 30 - 5 231 232 79 12 Conference QF loss
2010-2011 WHL 72 26 2 44 - 0 181 260 54 6 Did not make playoffs
2011-2012 WHL 72 27 - 37 - 8 216 272 62 5 Did not make playoffs
2012-2013 WHL 72 36 - 29 - 7 206 193 79 3 Conference QF loss
2013-2014 WHL 72 38 - 25 - 9 248 229 85 2 Conference QF loss
2014-2015 WHL 72 34 - 33 - 5 221 245 73 3 Conference QF loss
2015-2016 WHL 72 24 - 38 - 10 189 249 58 5 Did not make playoffs
2016-2017 WHL 72 39 - 23 - 10 247 239 88 3 Conference SF loss
2017-2018 WHL 72 48 - 17 - 7 284 213 103 2 Champion
2018-2019 WHL 68 11 - 51 - 6 135 301 28 6 Did not make playoffs
2019-2020 WHL 63 10 - 48 - 5 129 298 25 6 Playoffs Cancelled
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Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
1988-1989 M-Cup 3 2 - 1 - - 16 14 4 2 Champion
1992-1993 M-Cup 3 1 - 2 - - 11 14 2 4 Did not make playoffs
2017-2018 M-Cup 3 0 - 2 1 0 9 12 1 4 Did not make playoffs
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Joona Kiviniemi (F) 2020-2021 Kärpät U20 U20 SM-sarja 20 9 10 19 4
2. Keegan Dansereau (F) 2020-2021 Dunaújvárosi Acélbikák Erste Liga 14 7 12 19 -
3. Jan Dalecký (F) 2020-2021 DEAC Erste Liga 13 7 6 13 -
4. Aleksi Heponiemi (F) 2020-2021 MODO Hockey HockeyAllsvenskan 15 5 8 13 22
5. Danis Zaripov (F) 2020-2021 Ak Bars Kazan KHL 16 4 9 13 6
6. Kristian Ferletak (F) 2020-2021 Kiruna IF HockeyEttan 15 6 5 11 43
7. Sergei Alkhimov (F) 2020-2021 Omskie Yastreby MHL 18 4 7 11 18
8. Tristen Elder (F) 2020-2021 Kinistino Tigers WheatlandSHL 4 5 3 8 14
9. Taylor Vause (F) 2020-2021 Vienna Capitals ICEHL 15 2 6 8 10
10. Joshua Davies (F) 2020-2021 Airdrie CFR Bisons U18 AAA AEHL U18 5 6 1 7 8
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Todd Holt (F) 321 216 207 423
2. Jeff Donaldson (F) 232 161 225 386
3. Dan Lambert (D) 244 75 244 319
4. Layne Ulmer (F) 261 161 154 315
5. Glenn Gawdin (F) 312 126 187 313
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Todd Holt (F) 321 216 207 423
2. Jeff Donaldson (F) 232 161 225 386
3. Layne Ulmer (F) 261 161 154 315
4. Joe Sakic (F) 136 138 155 293
5. Sergei Varlamov (F) 199 135 113 248
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Dan Lambert (D) 244 75 244 319
2. Jeff Donaldson (F) 232 161 225 386
3. Andrew Schneider (F) 212 91 221 312
4. Todd Holt (F) 321 216 207 423
5. Terry Ruskowski (F) 188 78 195 273
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Tiger Williams (F) 202 108 244 854
2. Tyler Willis (F) 182 49 142 743
3. Derek Arbez (F) 192 25 66 668
4. Tyler Wright (F) 233 115 271 647
5. Dean Serdachny (D) 241 6 32 647
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Brent Twordik (F) 342 79 123 202
2. Brad Hoban (F) 325 69 107 176
3. Todd Holt (F) 321 216 207 423
4. Jeff Kirwan (F) 319 98 165 263
5. Ben Ondrus (F) 316 94 113 207
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Gary Emmons (F) 64 76 162 2.531
2. Neil Reimer (F) 63 74 142 2.254
3. Greg Woods (F) 50 43 108 2.160
4. Joe Sakic (F) 136 138 293 2.154
5. Bill McFadden (F) 66 65 136 2.061
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Dallas Gaume (F) 1981-1982 SJHL 60 55 108 163 2.72 44
2. Jason Krywulak (F) 1992-1993 WHL 72 81 81 162 2.25 58
3. Gary Emmons (F) 1982-1983 SJHL 64 76 86 162 2.53 133
4. Joe Sakic (F) 1987-1988 WHL 64 78 82 160 2.50 64
5. Jeff Donaldson (F) 1981-1982 SJHL 59 62 83 145 2.46 118
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Jason Krywulak (F) 1992-1993 WHL 72 81 81 162 2.25 58
2. Joe Sakic (F) 1987-1988 WHL 64 78 82 160 2.50 64
3. Gary Emmons (F) 1982-1983 SJHL 64 76 86 162 2.53 133
4. Neil Reimer (F) 1982-1983 SJHL 61 73 68 141 2.31 98
5. Rick Girard (F) 1992-1993 WHL 72 71 70 141 1.96 25
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Dallas Gaume (F) 1981-1982 SJHL 60 55 108 163 2.72 44
2. Terry Ruskowski (F) 1973-1974 WCHL 68 40 93 133 1.96 243
3. Aleksi Heponiemi (F) 2017-2018 WHL 57 28 90 118 2.07 28
4. Darren Kruger (D) 1988-1989 WHL 71 10 87 97 1.37 72
5. Gary Emmons (F) 1982-1983 SJHL 64 76 86 162 2.53 133
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Mitch Love (D) 2002-2003 WHL 70 2 15 17 0.24 327
2. Tiger Williams (F) 1973-1974 WCHL 66 52 56 108 1.64 310
3. Tony Mohagen (F) 1997-1998 WHL 62 7 11 18 0.29 299
4. Tyler Wright (F) 1991-1992 WHL 63 36 46 82 1.30 295
5. Derek Arbez (F) 1996-1997 WHL 61 10 22 32 0.52 291
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2020-2021 6'0" 165 lbs 19.00
2019-2020 6'0" 184 lbs 19.24
2018-2019 6'1" 183 lbs 18.87
2017-2018 6'1" 191 lbs 19.18
2016-2017 6'1" 192 lbs 19.31
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Recent WHL Bantam Draft Selections
RND # Player Born Birtplace HT WT
2020
1 #21 Brady Birnie (F) 09/07/2005 Regina, SK, CAN 5'6" 141 lbs
2 #42 Rylan Gould (F) 08/05/2005 Headingley, MB, CAN 5'9" 170 lbs
2 #44 Grayson Burzynski (D) 06/04/2005 Iowa City, IA, USA 6'4" 214 lbs
3 #60 Liam Saxberg (D) 04/18/2005 Winnipeg, MB, CAN - -
4 #67 Nolan Stevenson (D) 01/04/2005 Shaunavon, SK, CAN 6'1" 150 lbs
4 #68 Tyson Yaremko (F) 08/08/2005 Saskatoon, SK, CAN 5'10" 161 lbs
4 #88 Van Eger (F) 03/18/2005 Willow Bunch, SK, CAN 5'11" 174 lbs
5 #89 Connor Gabriel (F) 08/12/2005 Saskatoon, SK, CAN 6'0" 146 lbs
5 #109 Joey Rocha (G) 01/22/2005 Nanaimo, BC, CAN - -
7 #133 Joey Lies (F) 11/11/2005 Flin Flon, MB, CAN 6'0" 185 lbs
10 #199 Brandon Funk (F) 04/15/2005 Winnipeg, MB, CAN 5'8" 146 lbs
11 #221 No selection was made
12 #243 No selection was made
13 #265 No selection was made
2019
1 #14 Mathew Ward (F) 01/24/2004 Kamloops, BC, CAN 5'7" 141 lbs
1 #21 Tyson Jugnauth (D) 04/17/2004 Toronto, ON, CAN 5'11" 154 lbs
3 #45 Reid Dyck (G) 01/20/2004 Winkler, MB, CAN 6'4" 185 lbs
3 #46 Sam Court (D) 01/07/2004 Winnipeg, MB, CAN 5'9" 165 lbs
3 #54 Joshua Davies (C) 03/24/2004 Airdrie, AB, CAN 5'11" 190 lbs
4 #67 Josh Filmon (F) 05/06/2004 Winnipeg, MB, CAN 6'2" 150 lbs
4 #84 Ty Hurley (F) 06/16/2004 Sherwood Park, AB, CAN 5'5" 126 lbs
6 #111 Karson King (F/D) 04/05/2004 Warren, MB, CAN 6'1" 183 lbs
7 #133 Connor Hvidston (F) 09/11/2004 Tisdale, SK, CAN 5'10" 146 lbs
9 #177 Owen Pickering (D) 01/27/2004 St. Adolphe, MB, CAN 6'3" 165 lbs
11 #221 No selection was made
12 #243 No selection was made
13 #265 No selection was made
14 #287 No selection was made
2018
3 #54 Finlay Williams (F) 04/21/2003 North Vancouver, BC, CAN 5'11" 170 lbs
6 #114 Braeden Lewis (F) 05/21/2003 Virden, MB, CAN 6'0" 168 lbs
7 #153 Blake Heward (D) 09/07/2003 Regina, SK, CAN 6'0" 170 lbs
8 #175 Brian Majic (F) 08/08/2003 Campbell River, BC, CAN 6'3" 209 lbs
9 #188 Shea Dougan (D) 01/31/2003 Vermilion, AB, CAN 6'0" 190 lbs
9 #197 Caleb Wyrostok (RW) 04/13/2003 Medicine Hat, AB, CAN 5'9" 161 lbs
10 #211 Zack Davis (D) 07/08/2003 Winnipeg, MB, CAN 6'5" 260 lbs
10 #216 Ashton McNelly (F) 06/02/2003 Westlock, AB, CAN 6'1" 174 lbs
10 #219 Cameron Emigh (D) 07/05/2003 6'0" 154 lbs
11 #241 Ashton Billesberger (G) 10/08/2003 Edmonton, AB, CAN 5'10" 154 lbs
12 #263 No selection was made
13 #285 No selection was made
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