1998-1999 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
Jeff Clauson (G) 38 1981 - - -
DEFENSEMEN
Blair Dalom (D) 37 1982 Leslieville, AB, CAN - - R
Cody Fiske (D) 37 1982 - - -
Craig Perry (D) 37 1982 Elnora, AB, CAN 6'1" 181 L
Mat Ponto (D) 37 1982 Galahad, AB, CAN 6'0" 183 R
Russell Weigum (D) 38 1981 Trochu, AB, CAN - - L
FORWARDS
Aaron Bogera (F) 37 1982 - - -
Michael Dewar (RW) 38 1981 Red Deer, AB, CAN 6'0" 203 R
Diarmuid Kelly (C) 37 1982 Red Deer, AB, CAN 6'2" 194 L
Tim Schneider (F) 37 1982 Trochu, AB, CAN 6'1" 194 -
Dustin Sproat (LW) 38 1981 Red Deer, AB, CAN 6'0" 190 L
Darrell Stoddard (RW) 37 1982 Red Deer, AB, CAN 5'11" 187 R
Kevin Toal (F) 38 1981 - - -
Craig Westlake (LW) 37 1982 Red Deer, AB, CAN - - -
Position: G:1 D:5 F:8 | Av Age: 17.36 years | Av Ht: 6'0" | Av Wt 190 lbs | Compare with other teams
Team Facts
Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
08/11/2018
08/11/2018 Confirmed Leaving Tye Carriere (F) Leaving for Canmore Eagles
06/29/2018
06/29/2018 Confirmed Leaving Kyle Budvarson (D) Leaving for Trail Smoke Eaters
04/06/2018
04/06/2018 Confirmed Leaving Daylan Kuefler (F) Leaving for Kamloops Blazers
02/05/2018
02/05/2018 Confirmed Leaving Duncan Hughes (G) Leaving for Olds Grizzlys
05/05/2017
05/05/2017 Confirmed Leaving Levi Glasman (F) Leaving for Trail Smoke Eaters
09/07/2015
09/07/2015 Confirmed Leaving Kale Howarth (F) Leaving for Trail Smoke Eaters
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
1997-1998 AMHL - - - - - - - - - - -
1998-1999 AMHL - - - - - - - - - 6 -
1999-2000 AMHL - - - - - - - - - 1 -
2000-2001 AMHL - - - - - - - - - 4 -
2001-2002 AMHL - - - - - - - - - 4 -
2002-2003 AMHL - - - - - - - - - 3 -
2003-2004 AMHL - - - - - - - - - 2 -
2004-2005 AMHL - - - - - - - - - 2 -
2005-2006 AMHL - - - - - - - - - 3 -
2006-2007 AMHL - - - - - - - - - 1 -
2012-2013 AMHL 34 23 7 4 - - 133 55 53 1 Champion
2013-2014 AMHL 35 22 6 7 - - 136 71 50 1 Champion
2014-2015 AMHL 34 11 5 18 - - 112 120 27 7 Did not make playoffs
2015-2016 AMHL 34 19 4 11 - - 108 88 42 3 Division Semifinal loss
2016-2017 AMHL 34 19 10 5 - - 116 69 48 4 Division QF loss
2017-2018 AMHL 35 24 6 5 - - 128 69 54 2 Division Semifinal loss
2018-2019 AMHL 34 19 8 7 - - 124 85 46 4 Division QF loss
2019-2020 AMHL - - - - - - - - - - -

Stars and Cult Players

Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Dion Knelsen (F) 2019-2020 EHC Olten NLB 27 18 19 37 26
2. Jeremy Klessens (F) 2019-2020 Drayton Valley Thunder AJHL 32 17 16 33 33
3. Keaton Sawicki (F) 2019-2020 Red Deer Vipers HJHL 21 14 18 32 10
4. Matt McKnight (F) 2019-2020 Bietigheim Steelers DEL2 24 10 18 28 10
5. Allan Pruss (F) 2019-2020 Univ. of Jamestown ACHA 17 6 22 28 12
6. Justin Paarup (F) 2019-2020 Red Deer Vipers HJHL 15 9 16 25 25
7. Wyatt Gelinas (F) 2019-2020 Grand Forks Border Bruins KIJHL 24 3 21 24 14
8. Ryker Leer (F) 2019-2020 Visby/Roma Division 1 21 8 15 23 28
9. Hayden Clayton (F) 2019-2020 Whitecourt Wolverines AJHL 30 4 18 22 32
10. Levi Glasman (F) 2019-2020 Powell River Kings BCHL 25 11 10 21 22
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Tyler Haarstad (F) 71 51 65 116
2. Craig Westlake (F) 96 45 68 113
3. Deegan Mofford (F) 98 43 42 85
4. Brennen Francon (F) 65 30 51 81
5. Rob Forshner (F) 71 30 50 80
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Tyler Haarstad (F) 71 51 65 116
2. Craig Westlake (F) 96 45 68 113
3. Glenn Hicks (F) 60 45 30 75
4. Matt McKnight (F) 72 44 34 78
5. Deegan Mofford (F) 98 43 42 85
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Craig Westlake (F) 96 45 68 113
2. Tyler Haarstad (F) 71 51 65 116
3. Brennen Francon (F) 65 30 51 81
4. Rob Forshner (F) 71 30 50 80
5. Brett Meerman (F) 65 24 46 70
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Darcy Loewen (F) 41 19 52 240
2. Landon Hiebert (F) 102 29 68 228
3. Brennen Francon (F) 65 30 81 201
4. Dave Kozlowski (F) 62 13 46 178
5. Peter Vandermeer (F) 34 26 56 172
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Landon Hiebert (F) 102 29 39 68
2. Deegan Mofford (F) 98 43 42 85
3. Josh McNeil (F) 98 21 37 58
4. Dayton Playford (D) 97 1 14 15
5. Craig Westlake (F) 96 45 68 113
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Bill Vandermeer (F) 35 24 60 1.714
2. Peter Vandermeer (F) 34 26 56 1.647
3. Tyler Haarstad (F) 71 51 116 1.634
4. Dustin Johner (F) 36 24 55 1.528
5. Tyler Brosz (F) 33 27 48 1.455
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Glenn Hicks (F) 1974-1975 AAHA 60 45 30 75 1.25 78
2. Tyler Haarstad (F) 1999-2000 AMHL 35 24 37 61 1.74 34
3. Bill Vandermeer (F) 2001-2002 AMHL 35 24 36 60 1.71 86
4. Matt McKnight (F) 2001-2002 AMHL 36 33 26 59 1.64 26
5. Peter Vandermeer (F) 1992-1993 AMHL 34 26 30 56 1.65 172
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Glenn Hicks (F) 1974-1975 AAHA 60 45 30 75 1.25 78
2. Matt McKnight (F) 2001-2002 AMHL 36 33 26 59 1.64 26
3. Trent Hunter (F) 1996-1997 AMHL 42 30 25 55 1.31 50
4. Bruce Mulherin (F) 1999-2000 AMHL 33 28 19 47 1.42 92
5. Tyler Haarstad (F) 2000-2001 AMHL 36 27 28 55 1.53 92
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Tyler Haarstad (F) 1999-2000 AMHL 35 24 37 61 1.74 34
2. Bill Vandermeer (F) 2001-2002 AMHL 35 24 36 60 1.71 86
3. Lloyd Cox (D) 1983-1984 AMHL 45 16 35 51 1.13 100
4. Rob Forshner (F) 2003-2004 AMHL 35 19 33 52 1.49 24
5. Darcy Loewen (F) 1985-1986 AMHL 41 19 33 52 1.27 240
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Darcy Loewen (F) 1985-1986 AMHL 41 19 33 52 1.27 240
2. Peter Vandermeer (F) 1992-1993 AMHL 34 26 30 56 1.65 172
3. Brent Hope (D) 1997-1998 AMHL 34 7 20 27 0.79 149
4. Tyler Zukiwsky (F) 1997-1998 AMHL 36 15 11 26 0.72 141
5. Brennen Francon (F) 2001-2002 AMHL 30 11 20 31 1.03 133
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2019-2020 5'11" 164 lbs 16.16
2018-2019 5'11" 178 lbs 17.50
2017-2018 5'11" 178 lbs 17.35
2016-2017 5'11" 178 lbs 16.73
2015-2016 6'0" 176 lbs 16.57
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Elite Prospects Notes and Trivia
Red Deer Optimist Rebels (Midget AAA) rebranded themselves Red Deer Optimist Chiefs (Midget AAA) for the 2012-13 season.