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2015-2016 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
Geordan Andrew (G) 22 1998 Red Deer, AB, CAN 5'9" 134 L
#1 Justin Travis (G) 21 1999 Red Deer, AB, CAN 5'10" 165 L
#31 Dawson Weatherill (G) 21 1999 Red Deer, AB, CAN 6'4" 190 L
DEFENSEMEN
#8 Luke Bast (D) 19 2000 Red Deer, AB, CAN 5'9" 170 L
Ben Isaac (D) 22 1998 Red Deer, AB, CAN - - -
Nathan Kartusch (D) 20 1999 Red Deer, AB, CAN 5'11" 157 -
#10 Matt Krawiec (D) 22 1998 Red Deer, AB, CAN 6'2" 185 L
#3 Landon MacKenzie (D) 21 1998 Red Deer, AB, CAN 6'0" 172 L
#9 Brady Park (D) 21 1998 Red Deer, AB, CAN 5'9" 150 R
#12 Dayton Playford (D) 21 1999 Red Deer, AB, CAN 6'0" 190 -
#5 Adam Sandstrom (D) 21 1999 Red Deer, AB, CAN 6'3" 216 L
Ethan Schlag (LW) 19 2000 Delburne, AB, CAN 5'10" 170 -
Tanner Scott (D) 20 2000 Red Deer, AB, CAN 5'10" 176 L
Connor Sullivan (D) 21 1998 Red Deer, AB, CAN 6'2" 174 L
FORWARDS
Josh Bussard (F) 22 1998 Red Deer, AB, CAN 6'0" 152 -
#6 Graysen Cameron (RW) 21 1999 Olds, AB, CAN 6'0" 170 R
Brenden Davidson (F) 21 1999 Clive, AB, CAN 6'2" 207 L
#17 Regan Doig (F) 22 1998 Hanna, AB, CAN 6'2" 163 R
Nathan Dyck (F) 21 1999 - - -
#11 Matthew Froehlick (F) 22 1998 Rimbey, AB, CAN 5'10" 165 L
Wyatt Gelinas (F) 20 2000 Olds, AB, CAN 5'10" 170 L
#19 Levi Glasman (LW) 20 1999 Lacombe, AB, CAN 6'0" 165 L
#20 Tyrees Goodrunning (F) 20 1999 Rocky Mountain House, AB, CAN 5'6" 161 -
#22 Tyler Graber (F) 22 1998 Red Deer, AB, CAN 6'1" 183 L
Austin Lawson (F) 21 1999 Red Deer, AB, CAN 6'0" 190 -
#7 Josh McNeil (F) 20 2000 Sylvan Lake, AB, CAN 5'10" 165 -
Justin Paarup (F) 21 1999 Red Deer, AB, CAN 5'7" 170 -
#16 Joel Ray (F) 21 1999 Innisfail, AB, CAN 5'11" 185 R
#4 Kobe Scott (C) 22 1998 Red Deer, AB, CAN 5'11" 181 R
#15 Landon Siegle (F) 21 1998 Sylvan Lake, AB, CAN 5'11" 181 R
#21 Parker Smyth (LW) 22 1998 Red Deer, AB, CAN 6'0" 165 L
#18 Josh Tarzwell (C) 20 2000 Red Deer, AB, CAN 6'1" 205 L
#14 Tanner Zentner (C) 22 1998 Red Deer, AB, CAN 6'4" 214 L
Position: G: 3, D: 6, F: 12 | Av Age: 16.33 years | Av Ht: 6'0" | Av Wt: 176 lbs | Compare with other teams

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Team Facts
Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
06/05/2020
06/05/2020 Confirmed Leaving Silas Buijs (F) Leaving for Battlefords North Stars
04/30/2020
04/30/2020 Confirmed Leaving Kaleb Kremp (F) Leaving for Olds Grizzlys
04/07/2020
04/07/2020 Confirmed Leaving Tristan Baumung (D) Leaving for Olds Grizzlys
01/21/2020
01/21/2020 Confirmed Leaving Jayden Henderson (F) Leaving for Edmonton Oil Kings
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
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
1997-1998 AEHL U18 - - - - - - - - - - -
1998-1999 AEHL U18 - - - - - - - - - 6 -
1999-2000 AEHL U18 - - - - - - - - - 1 -
2000-2001 AEHL U18 - - - - - - - - - 4 -
2001-2002 AEHL U18 - - - - - - - - - 4 -
2002-2003 AEHL U18 - - - - - - - - - 3 -
2003-2004 AEHL U18 - - - - - - - - - 2 -
2004-2005 AEHL U18 - - - - - - - - - 2 -
2005-2006 AEHL U18 - - - - - - - - - 3 -
2006-2007 AEHL U18 - - - - - - - - - 1 -
2012-2013 AEHL U18 34 23 7 4 - - 133 55 53 1 Champion
2013-2014 AEHL U18 35 22 6 7 - - 136 71 50 1 Champion
2014-2015 AEHL U18 34 11 5 18 - - 112 120 27 7 Did not make playoffs
2015-2016 AEHL U18 34 19 4 11 - - 108 88 42 3 Division Semifinal loss
2016-2017 AEHL U18 34 19 10 5 - - 116 69 48 4 Division QF loss
2017-2018 AEHL U18 35 24 6 5 - - 128 69 54 2 Division Semifinal loss
2018-2019 AEHL U18 34 19 8 7 - - 124 85 46 4 Division QF loss
2019-2020 AEHL U18 32 18 3 11 - - 106 77 39 3 Division QF loss

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 42 27 33 60 51
2. Jeremy Klessens (F) 2019-2020 Drayton Valley Thunder AJHL 58 25 34 59 37
3. Alex Litster (D) 2019-2020 Red Deer Elks U18 AA SCAHL U18 33 22 31 53 26
4. Keaton Sawicki (F) 2019-2020 Red Deer Vipers HJHL 35 22 29 51 12
5. Justin Paarup (F) 2019-2020 Red Deer Vipers HJHL 29 18 32 50 37
6. Matt McKnight (F) 2019-2020 Bietigheim Steelers DEL2 50 16 34 50 22
7. Levi Glasman (F) 2019-2020 Powell River Kings BCHL 50 22 27 49 53
8. Jace Paarup (F) 2019-2020 Red Deer Vipers HJHL 29 16 28 44 10
9. Landon Siegle (F) 2019-2020 Rocky Rams HJHL 23 30 12 42 74
10. Josh Tarzwell (F) 2019-2020 Red Deer Rebels WHL 63 32 9 41 29
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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. Louis Dumont (F) 33 22 50 72
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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. Shaun Sutter (F) 56 19 49 205
4. Brennen Francon (F) 65 30 81 201
5. Mike Swainson (D) 41 4 18 196
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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. Louis Dumont (F) 33 22 72 2.182
2. Brett Girard (F) 32 37 63 1.969
3. Dylan Gyori (F) 36 36 63 1.750
4. Bill Vandermeer (F) 35 24 60 1.714
5. Peter Vandermeer (F) 34 26 56 1.647
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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. Louis Dumont (F) 1989-1990 AEHL U18 33 22 50 72 2.18 48
3. Brett Girard (F) 1996-1997 AEHL U18 32 37 26 63 1.97 31
4. Dylan Gyori (F) 1994-1995 AEHL U18 36 36 27 63 1.75 61
5. Tyler Haarstad (F) 1999-2000 AEHL U18 35 24 37 61 1.74 34
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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. Brett Girard (F) 1996-1997 AEHL U18 32 37 26 63 1.97 31
3. Dylan Gyori (F) 1994-1995 AEHL U18 36 36 27 63 1.75 61
4. Matt McKnight (F) 2001-2002 AEHL U18 36 33 26 59 1.64 26
5. Trent Hunter (F) 1996-1997 AEHL U18 42 30 25 55 1.31 50
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Louis Dumont (F) 1989-1990 AEHL U18 33 22 50 72 2.18 48
2. Tyler Haarstad (F) 1999-2000 AEHL U18 35 24 37 61 1.74 34
3. Bill Vandermeer (F) 2001-2002 AEHL U18 35 24 36 60 1.71 86
4. Lloyd Cox (D) 1983-1984 AEHL U18 45 16 35 51 1.13 100
5. Rob Forshner (F) 2003-2004 AEHL U18 35 19 33 52 1.49 24
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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 AEHL U18 41 19 33 52 1.27 240
2. Mike Swainson (D) 1985-1986 AEHL U18 41 4 14 18 0.44 196
3. Peter Vandermeer (F) 1992-1993 AEHL U18 34 26 30 56 1.65 172
4. Brent Hope (D) 1997-1998 AEHL U18 34 7 20 27 0.79 149
5. Shaun Sutter (F) 1996-1997 AEHL U18 33 15 24 39 1.18 143
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2019-2020 6'0" 171 lbs 17.07
2018-2019 6'0" 180 lbs 17.20
2017-2018 5'11" 179 lbs 17.05
2016-2017 6'0" 179 lbs 16.46
2015-2016 6'0" 176 lbs 16.33
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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.