2015-2016 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
Jordan Carlson (G) 23 1996 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN - - -
#30 Riley Corbin (G) 24 1995 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 5'11" 181 L
#34 Tyler Lesschaeve (G) 23 1996 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 6'1" 150 -
#29 Eric Mann (G) 24 1995 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 5'10" 161 -
Devon Russell (G) - - - - -
DEFENSEMEN
Brett Bishop (D) 24 1995 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 5'11" 179 -
#8 Charlie Corness (D) 21 1998 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 5'11" 183 R
#15 Jared Fanti (D) 22 1997 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 6'2" 179 L
#2 Maxime Fortin (D) 20 1999 Kapuskasing, ON, CAN 6'2" 194 L
#10 Landen Letwin (D) 24 1995 Greenville, WI, USA 5'11" 170 L
#5 Bryce Martyn (D) 23 1996 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 6'0" 198 -
#6 Justin Muir (D) 22 1997 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 6'2" 214 -
#24 Joe Newhouse (D) 22 1997 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 6'0" 194 L
Jesse Taylor (D) 24 1995 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 5'11" 161 R
#18 Aaron Wesley-Chisel (D) 22 1996 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 5'10" 174 R
FORWARDS
#16 Brad Arabia (LW) 23 1996 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 5'10" 181 L
#23 Aaron Balcombe (F) 21 1997 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 6'4" 190 L
#23 Kirk Coppock (LW) 21 1998 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 6'1" 194 L
#12 Brendan Gillis (LW/C) 21 1998 Caramat, ON, CAN 5'10" 165 L
#14 Zach Glowatch (RW) 21 1998 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 5'8" 181 R
#5 Alex Goettlicher (F) 22 1997 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 6'0" 185 R
#9 Kristopher Hamlin (C) 22 1997 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 5'9" 185 R
#11 Morgan McKay (F) 24 1995 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 6'0" 190 -
#19 Nicholas Nigro (LW) 23 1996 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 5'11" 190 L
#26 Jake Robinson (C) 20 1999 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 6'0" 181 R
#11 Troy Sherman (RW) 22 1997 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 5'8" 181 R
#4 Avery Siau (C) 21 1998 Kakabeka Falls, ON, CAN 5'9" 174 L
#27 Jesse Talakoski (F) 23 1996 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 5'11" 170 -
#28 Brad Thrower (LW) 22 1997 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 6'0" 176 L
#21 Cashen Tighe (F) 23 1996 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 5'8" 150 -
#7
Kenny Turner (C) 24 1995 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 5'9" 165 L
#17 Christian Ward (F) 20 1998 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 5'10" 170 R
#17 Brett Wolframe (F) 22 1996 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 5'11" 185 R
Position: G:2 D:8 F:15 | Av Age: 19.08 years | Av Ht: 5'11" | Av Wt 180 lbs | Compare with other teams

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Team Facts
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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
10/10/2019
10/10/2019 Confirmed Joining Nick Privitera (D) Joining from Hearst Lumberjacks
09/05/2019
09/05/2019 Confirmed Leaving Matthew Halushak (D) Leaving for Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds
09/05/2019 Confirmed Leaving Jonathon Kilby (F) Leaving for Caledonia Corvairs
08/18/2019
08/18/2019 Confirmed Leaving Brock Aiken (G) Leaving for Lakehead Univ.
06/26/2019
06/26/2019 Confirmed Leaving Kyle Auger (D) Leaving for Lakehead Univ.
02/02/2019
02/02/2019 Confirmed Leaving Keighan Gerrie (F) Leaving for Bowling Green State Univ.
01/13/2019
01/13/2019 Confirmed Leaving Keighan Gerrie (F) Leaving for Minnesota Wilderness
12/10/2018
12/10/2018 Confirmed Leaving Robert McCollum (D) Leaving for Brantford 99ers
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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 - 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
2018-2019 SIJHL 56 49 - 5 - 2 363 122 100 1 Champion
2019-2020 SIJHL 10 8 - 1 - 1 45 28 17 1 -
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. Christian Ward (F) 2019-2020 West Nipissing Lynx GMHL 9 6 10 16 6
2. Elijah Loon-Stewardson (F) 2019-2020 Battlefords North Stars SJHL 14 4 11 15 76
3. Thomas Von Schoenberg (D) 2019-2020 Richmond Sockeyes PIJHL 13 2 9 11 28
4. Mackenzie Flett (D) 2019-2020 Fort Frances Lakers SIJHL 11 1 8 9 4
5. Jake Robinson (F) 2019-2020 St. Thomas Stars GOJHL 13 3 5 8 20
6. Travis Glomba (F) 2019-2020 Thunder Bay Northern Hawks LJHL 3 3 3 6 0
7. Daniel Del Paggio (F) 2019-2020 Lakehead Univ. USports 7 3 3 6 2
8. Robert McCollum (D) 2019-2020 Kenai River Brown Bears NAHL 13 2 4 6 19
9. Jonathon Kilby (F) 2019-2020 Caledonia Corvairs GOJHL 13 2 4 6 30
10. Jett Leishman (F) 2019-2020 Rayside-Balfour Canadians NOJHL 12 3 2 5 13
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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. Brendan Gillis (F) 199 59 101 160
4. Joe Newhouse (D) 214 30 124 154
5. Keighan Gerrie (F) 107 65 88 153
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Nicholas Nigro (F) 160 96 67 163
2. Ryan Mignault (F) 99 73 71 144
3. Mathias Gardiman (F) 155 71 113 184
4. Keighan Gerrie (F) 107 65 88 153
5. Brendan Gillis (F) 199 59 101 160
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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. Brendan Gillis (F) 199 59 101 160
4. Kyle Auger (D) 80 48 92 140
5. Brandon Wolframe (F) 145 58 89 147
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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. Brendan Gillis (F) 199 59 101 160
3. Avery Siau (F) 169 53 76 129
4. Nicholas Nigro (F) 160 96 67 163
5. Mathias Gardiman (F) 155 71 113 184
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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. Kyle Auger (D) 80 48 140 1.750
4. Jacob Brown (F) 45 36 74 1.644
5. Zach Grzelewski (F) 53 43 79 1.491
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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. Keighan Gerrie (F) 2018-2019 SIJHL 54 41 61 102 1.89 24
3. Kyle Auger (D) 2018-2019 SIJHL 53 33 69 102 1.92 58
4. Ryan Mignault (F) 2018-2019 SIJHL 54 49 41 90 1.67 44
5. Joel Willan (F) 2018-2019 SIJHL 55 22 65 87 1.58 24
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Ryan Mignault (F) 2018-2019 SIJHL 54 49 41 90 1.67 44
2. Zach Grzelewski (F) 2013-2014 SIJHL 53 43 36 79 1.49 26
3. Keighan Gerrie (F) 2018-2019 SIJHL 54 41 61 102 1.89 24
4. Daniel Del Paggio (F) 2013-2014 SIJHL 51 36 69 105 2.06 42
5. Matt Kaarela (F) 2012-2013 SIJHL 38 35 21 56 1.47 97
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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. Kyle Auger (D) 2018-2019 SIJHL 53 33 69 102 1.92 58
3. Joel Willan (F) 2018-2019 SIJHL 55 22 65 87 1.58 24
4. Keighan Gerrie (F) 2018-2019 SIJHL 54 41 61 102 1.89 24
5. Mathias Gardiman (F) 2014-2015 SIJHL 54 22 48 70 1.30 8
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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
2019-2020 5'11" 176 lbs 18.78
2018-2019 5'11" 176 lbs 19.70
2017-2018 5'11" 180 lbs 19.67
2016-2017 5'11" 179 lbs 19.79
2015-2016 5'11" 180 lbs 19.08
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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.