2017-2018 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S Ctrct
GOALTENDERS
#29 Brandon Bodnar (G) 20 1997 Fort Frances, ON, CAN 5'9" 159 -
#30 Dougie Newhouse (G) 19 1999 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 6'0" 165 L
DEFENSEMEN
#15 Kyle Auger (D) 19 1999 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 5'10" 172 R
#2 Jake Behse (D) 21 1997 Neebing, ON, CAN 6'2" 205 R
#16 Thomas Brassard (D) 17 2000 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 6'2" 165 L
#8 Charlie Corness (D) 20 1998 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 5'11" 183 R
#5 Jared Fanti (D) 21 1997 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 6'2" 179 L
#4 Zach Fortin (D) 16 2001 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 5'10" 185 L
#4 Alexander Leonidas (D) 20 1998 Calgary, AB, CAN 5'11" 176 L
#12 Logan Mihalcin (D) 19 1999 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 5'9" 170 L
#6 Justin Muir (D) 20 1997 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 6'1" 214 -
#24 Joe Newhouse (D)   “C” 21 1997 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 6'0" 194 L
#5 Cole Turbide (D) 20 1998 Beardmore, ON, CAN 6'4" 216 R
#21 Thomas Von Schoenberg (D) 19 1999 Richmond, BC, CAN 5'11" 170 -
FORWARDS
#18 Jacob Anttonen (F) 18 2000 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 5'7" 143 -
#9 Owen Belisle (F) 17 2001 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 6'2" 190 L
#17 Alexander Erwin (F) 19 1999 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 6'1" 170 L
#16 Benjamin Erwin (F) 19 1999 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 5'10" 170 -
#27 Keighan Gerrie (F) 17 2001 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 5'11" 165 R
#22 Brendan Gillis (C) 20 1998 Caramat, ON, CAN 5'10" 165 L
#2 Travis Glomba (F) 19 1998 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN - - -
#18 Ben Hendricken (F) 20 1997 Red Rock, ON, CAN 6'0" 170 L
#10 Alex Maticic (RW) 20 1998 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 5'9" 181 R
#16 Ryan Mignault (F) 19 1998 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 5'11" 170 L
#18 Carter Pellerin (F) 20 1998 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 6'0" 163 -
#23 Lucas Sandberg (F) 20 1997 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 5'9" 161 L
#19 Turner Santin (F) 20 1997 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 6'1" 192 R
#11 Troy Sherman (RW) 20 1997 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 5'8" 161 R 18/19
#14 Avery Siau (C)   “A” 20 1998 Kakabeka Falls, ON, CAN 5'9" 174 L
#26 Carson Smith (F) 20 1997 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 6'4" 209 -
#28 Bradley Thrower (LW)   “A” 21 1997 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 6'0" 176 L
#8 Robert Tyska (F) 18 2000 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 5'9" 154 L
#7 Dillon Ward (F) 18 1999 London, ON, CAN 5'9" 159 R
#18 Joel Willan (F) 18 1999 Nipigon, ON, CAN 5'8" 141 R
Position: G:2 D:12 F:20 | Av Age: 18.34 years | Av Ht: 5'11" | Av Wt 176 lbs | Compare with other teams

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Team Facts
Team Captains
Team captaincy history
Arena Information
  • Arena Name Fort William Gardens
  • Location Thunder Bay, ON, CAN
  • Capacity 3 630
  • Construction Year 1953
Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
05/10/2018
05/10/2018 Confirmed Leaving Troy Sherman (F) Leaving for Ockelbo HC
01/08/2018
01/08/2018 Confirmed Joining Jake Behse (D) Joining from Trenton Golden Hawks
12/03/2017
12/03/2017 Confirmed Joining Alexander Leonidas (D) Joining from Virden Oil Capitals
12/03/2017 Confirmed Joining Logan Mihalcin (D) Joining from Portage Terriers
12/01/2017
12/01/2017 Confirmed Leaving Mackenzie Flett (D) Leaving for Fort Frances Lakers
12/01/2017 Confirmed Leaving Dustin Roitelman (D) Leaving for Fort Frances Lakers
11/22/2017
11/22/2017 Confirmed Joining Thomas Von Schoenberg (D) Joining from Hawkesbury Hawks
10/22/2017
10/22/2017 Confirmed Joining Ryan Mignault (F) Joining from Melville Millionaires
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
2010-2011 SIJHL 56 32 - 21 - 3 191 163 67 4 Semifinal loss
2011-2012 SIJHL 56 31 - 19 - 6 242 156 68 3 Semifinal loss
2012-2013 SIJHL 56 28 0 27 - 1 165 206 57 4 Quarterfinal loss
2013-2014 SIJHL 56 40 - 11 - 1 253 180 80 2 Semifinal loss
2014-2015 SIJHL 56 27 - 25 - - 200 227 58 4 Semifinal loss
2015-2016 SIJHL 56 28 - 24 - 1 186 209 60 3 Semifinal loss
2016-2017 SIJHL 56 31 - 19 - 6 202 183 68 2 Semifinal loss
2017-2018 SIJHL 56 38 - 13 - 5 253 164 81 3 Final loss
Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
2011-2012 Dudley Hewitt Cup 4 1 - 3 - - 13 17 2 4 Semifinal loss
2017-2018 Dudley Hewitt Cup 5 2 - 3 - 0 13 17 6 2 Final loss
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Brad Arabia (F) 2017-2018 Thunder Bay Northern Hawks LJHL 25 33 26 59 24
2. Matthew Glomba (F) 2017-2018 Thunder Bay Fighting Walleye LJHL 20 19 28 47 72
3. Kirk Coppock (F) 2017-2018 New Ulm Steel NA3HL 43 23 21 44 14
4. Ryan Walsh (D) 2017-2018 Thunder Bay Northern Hawks LJHL 19 15 28 43 36
5. Cody Bruchkowski (F) 2017-2018 Yorkton Terriers SJHL 53 14 29 43 30
6. John Parrott (D) 2017-2018 Thunder Bay Fighting Walleye LJHL 27 11 31 42 41
7. Daniel McKitrick (F) 2017-2018 Steinbach Pistons MJHL 46 20 19 39 42
8. Zachary West (F) 2017-2018 Thunder Bay Northern Hawks LJHL 23 18 20 38 16
9. Nicholas Nigro (F) 2017-2018 Thunder Bay Northern Hawks LJHL 23 16 21 37 68
10. Jake Robinson (F) 2017-2018 St. Thomas Stars GOJHL 49 11 20 31 80
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Mathias Gardiman (F) 155 71 113 184
2. Nicholas Nigro (F) 160 96 67 163
3. Joe Newhouse (D) 214 30 124 154
4. Brandon Wolframe (F) 145 58 89 147
5. Bradley Thrower (F) 155 58 86 144
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Nicholas Nigro (F) 160 96 67 163
2. Mathias Gardiman (F) 155 71 113 184
3. Brandon Wolframe (F) 145 58 89 147
4. Bradley Thrower (F) 155 58 86 144
5. Matt Kaarela (F) 77 56 43 99
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Joe Newhouse (D) 214 30 124 154
2. Mathias Gardiman (F) 155 71 113 184
3. Brandon Wolframe (F) 145 58 89 147
4. Bradley Thrower (F) 155 58 86 144
5. Ryan Walsh (D) 134 20 82 102
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Kyle Breukelman (D) 81 18 47 303
2. Joe Newhouse (D) 214 30 154 268
3. Nicholas Nigro (F) 160 96 163 264
4. Marshall Fox (D) 66 13 48 220
5. Brandon Wolframe (F) 145 58 147 189
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Joe Newhouse (D) 214 30 124 154
2. Nicholas Nigro (F) 160 96 67 163
3. Mathias Gardiman (F) 155 71 113 184
4. Bradley Thrower (F) 155 58 86 144
5. Avery Siau (F) 153 51 66 117
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Daniel Del Paggio (F) 51 36 105 2.059
2. Mike Tomlak (F) 25 19 45 1.800
3. Zach Grzelewski (F) 53 43 79 1.491
4. Kyle Auger (D) 27 15 38 1.407
5. Ron Talakoski (F) 34 20 44 1.294
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Daniel Del Paggio (F) 2013-2014 SIJHL 51 36 69 105 2.06 42
2. Zach Grzelewski (F) 2013-2014 SIJHL 53 43 36 79 1.49 26
3. Mathias Gardiman (F) 2013-2014 SIJHL 52 31 46 77 1.48 4
4. Mathias Gardiman (F) 2014-2015 SIJHL 54 22 48 70 1.30 8
5. Alex Maticic (F) 2017-2018 SIJHL 55 22 43 65 1.18 14
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Zach Grzelewski (F) 2013-2014 SIJHL 53 43 36 79 1.49 26
2. Daniel Del Paggio (F) 2013-2014 SIJHL 51 36 69 105 2.06 42
3. Matt Kaarela (F) 2012-2013 SIJHL 38 35 21 56 1.47 97
4. Nicholas Nigro (F) 2016-2017 SIJHL 52 33 24 57 1.10 101
5. Nicholas Nigro (F) 2015-2016 SIJHL 51 32 28 60 1.18 89
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Daniel Del Paggio (F) 2013-2014 SIJHL 51 36 69 105 2.06 42
2. Mathias Gardiman (F) 2014-2015 SIJHL 54 22 48 70 1.30 8
3. Mathias Gardiman (F) 2013-2014 SIJHL 52 31 46 77 1.48 4
4. Alex Maticic (F) 2017-2018 SIJHL 55 22 43 65 1.18 14
5. Ryan Walsh (D) 2016-2017 SIJHL 54 9 43 52 0.96 58
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Kyle Breukelman (D) 2010-2011 SIJHL 51 8 15 23 0.45 187
2. Marshall Fox (D) 2011-2012 SIJHL 50 8 26 34 0.68 173
3. Dan Usiski (F) 2010-2011 SIJHL 51 21 14 35 0.69 159
4. Kyle Lapenskie (F) 2011-2012 SIJHL 48 27 26 53 1.10 142
5. Kevin Hamel (D) 2010-2011 SIJHL 51 8 20 28 0.55 140
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2017-2018 5'11" 176 lbs 18.34
2016-2017 5'11" 178 lbs 18.46
2015-2016 5'11" 177 lbs 17.80
2014-2015 5'10" 172 lbs 17.96
2013-2014 5'11" 177 lbs 17.83
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Nationalities Throughout History

Elite Prospects Notes and Trivia
Formerly the Fort William North Stars (a former part city of Thunder Bay) of the SIJHL. In October 2010, the team folded but players, rights, etc were transferred to a new ownership group and the team was renamed the Thunder Bay North Stars.