Team Facts
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  • Team colours Blue + Red + White
  • Town Dayton, OH
  • Founded 1964

1979-1980 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
Jim Bedard (G) 62 1956 Niagara Falls, ON, CAN 6'0" 179 L
Scott Olson (G) 59 1959 Bloomington, MN, USA 5'9" 154 -
Pat Rupp (G) 76 1942 Detroit, MI, USA 5'9" 179 L
Tim Thomlison (G) 60 1958 Edmonton, AB, CAN 6'0" 194 L
Ted Tucker (G) 69 1949 Fort William, ON, CAN 5'11" 165 L
DEFENSEMEN
Allan Aime (D) 61 1957 Clandeboye, MB, CAN 6'2" 201 R
Larry Bolonchuk (D) 66 1952 Winnipeg, MB, CAN 5'10" 185 L
Mike Demare (D) 60 1958 Winnipeg, MB, CAN 5'8" 185 R
Brad Holt (D) - - Dover, NH, USA - - -
Mike McCann (D) 60 1958 Winnipeg, MB, CAN 6'0" 181 R
Doug McKay (D) 65 1953 Hamilton, ON, CAN 5'11" 185 L
Greg Natale (D) 64 1954 Newmarket, ON, CAN 5'10" 159 -
Ian Perrin (D) 62 1956 Spy Hill, SK, CAN 6'1" 185 L
#2 Dick Popiel (D) 61 1957 Guelph, ON, CAN 5'10" 174 L
Romeo Profeta (D) 60 1958 5'11" 185 L
Dwight Schofield (D) 62 1956 Waltham, MA, USA 6'3" 201 L
Neil Smith (D) 63 1955 Toronto, ON, CAN - - -
Doug Young (D) 62 1955 Chatham, ON, CAN 6'3" 91 L
FORWARDS
Tim Alexander (F) - Windsor, ON, CAN - - -
Ray Creasy (C) 61 1957 Portage la Prairie, MB, CAN 5'11" 170 L
Len Dies (RW) 59 1959 Nipawin, SK, CAN 5'10" 190 L
Chuck Durocher (LW) 61 1957 Ajax, ON, CAN 5'10" 170 L
Grant Eakin (LW) 61 1957 Winnipeg, MB, CAN 5'10" 194 L
Benoit Gosselin (LW) 61 1957 Montréal, QC, CAN 5'11" 185 L
Bruce Greig (LW) 1953 High River, AB, CAN 6'3" 216 L
Danny Gruen (LW) 66 1952 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 5'10" 190 L
George Hughes (C) 63 1955 Somerville, MA, USA 6'0" 181 L
Mike Keating (LW) 61 1957 Toronto, ON, CAN 6'0" 185 L
Max Kostovich (LW) 59 1959 Vancouver, BC, CAN 6'0" 185 L
Kim Koswin (LW) 60 1958 Regina, SK, CAN 6'2" 196 L
Steve Marengère (C) 59 1959 Ottawa, ON, CAN 5'5" 161 L
Peter Mavroudis (RW) 60 1958 Florina, GRC 6'0" 205 R
Gary McFayden (RW) 62 1956 Brampton, ON, CAN 5'10" 185 R
Mark Miller (F) 61 1957 Essex, ON, CAN 6'0" 161 L
Jim Misener (F) 62 1956 Roblin, MB, CAN 6'1" 194 L
Glenn Tomalty (C) 64 1954 Lachute, QC, CAN - - -
Dave Wilkens (F) 61 1957 Chicago, IL, USA 5'9" 161 R
Position: G:4 D:9 F:14 | Av Age: 24.08 years | Av Ht: 5'11" | Av Wt 184 lbs | Compare with other teams

Team Staff

Team Facts
  • Nationalities 31 players
    5 players
    1 player
  • Experience Dayton Gems: 1 477 GP
    NHL: 431 GP
    OG: 13 GP
    Liiga: 89 GP
    AHL: 658 GP
Team Captains
Team captaincy history
Arena Information
  • Arena Name Hara Arena
  • Location Dayton, OH
  • Capacity 5 500
  • Construction Year 1964
Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
08/03/2012
08/03/2012 Confirmed Leaving Matt Baxter (D) Leaving for Dundee Stars
07/03/2012
07/03/2012 Confirmed Leaving Nick Schneider (D) Leaving for Tulsa Oilers
06/28/2012
06/28/2012 Confirmed Leaving Nino Musitelli (F) Leaving for Allen Americans
06/04/2012
06/04/2012 Confirmed Leaving Damian Surma (F) Leaving for Rapid City Rush
05/19/2012
05/19/2012 Confirmed Leaving Tim Hartung (F) Leaving for Villard-de-Lans
02/07/2012
02/07/2012 Confirmed Joining Nick Schneider (D) Joining from Jacksonville IceMen
02/07/2012 Confirmed Leaving Chad Langlais (D) Leaving for Jacksonville IceMen
01/16/2012
01/16/2012 Confirmed Leaving Nick Duff (D) Leaving for Sheffield Steelers
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
1964-1965 IHL 70 23 2 45 - - 283 396 48 5 -
1965-1966 IHL 70 33 2 35 - - 347 322 68 4 Final loss
1966-1967 IHL 72 44 3 25 - - 315 282 91 1 -
1967-1968 IHL 72 33 12 27 - - 332 275 78 2 Final loss
1968-1969 IHL 72 40 11 21 - - 313 227 91 1 Champion
1969-1970 IHL 72 38 4 30 - - 296 271 80 3 Champion
1970-1971 IHL 72 36 7 29 - - 263 263 79 3 Semifinal loss
1971-1972 IHL 72 49 0 23 - - 319 243 98 2 Semifinal loss
1972-1973 IHL 73 44 4 25 - - 308 235 92 2 Semifinal loss
1973-1974 IHL 76 38 3 35 - - 272 247 79 5 Quarterfinal loss
1974-1975 IHL 75 46 3 26 - - 297 256 95 2 Semifinal loss
1975-1976 IHL 78 47 10 21 - - 340 240 104 1 Champion
1976-1977 IHL 78 35 5 38 - - 304 312 75 5 Quarterfinal loss
1979-1980 IHL 80 28 7 45 - - 307 355 63 10 Did not make playoffs
2002-2003 CEHL 54 24 - 25 - 5 180 220 53 4 -
2003-2004 NAHL 24 7 0 16 - 1 63 110 15 21 -
2009-2010 IHL 76 25 - 46 - 5 200 267 55 7 Did not make playoffs
2010-2011 CHL 66 32 - 29 - 5 201 200 69 8 Conference QF loss
2011-2012 CHL 66 23 - 29 - 14 185 228 60 6 Did not make playoffs
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Chad Langlais (D) 2018-2019 Rouen France 17 2 8 10 18
2. Dan Lapointe (F) 2018-2019 Dundas Real McCoys ACH 5 3 3 6 4
3. Edgars Brancis (F) 2018-2019 HK Kurbads Latvia 12 3 3 6 33
4. Matt Baxter (D) 2018-2019 Whitby Dunlops ACH 6 0 4 4 2
5. Chad Langlais (D) 2018-2019 Rouen Champions HL 7 0 4 4 4
6. Adam Maccarone (D) 2018-2019 Whitby Dunlops ACH 4 1 1 2 0
7. Edgars Brancis (F) 2018-2019 HK Kurbads Continental Cup 3 0 0 0 0
8. Derek Parker (F) 2018-2019 Berlin BlackJacks LNAH 6 0 0 0 46
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Guy Trottier (F) 222 197 175 372
2. Don Westbrooke (F) 216 167 182 349
3. Bob Bailey (F) 174 104 215 319
4. Steve Self (F) 281 159 147 306
5. Cliff Bristow (F) 295 125 168 293
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Guy Trottier (F) 222 197 175 372
2. Don Westbrooke (F) 216 167 182 349
3. Steve Self (F) 281 159 147 306
4. Cliff Bristow (F) 295 125 168 293
5. Bob Bailey (F) 174 104 215 319
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Bob Bailey (F) 174 104 215 319
2. Don Westbrooke (F) 216 167 182 349
3. Guy Trottier (F) 222 197 175 372
4. Alain Beaulé (D) 262 45 172 217
5. Cliff Bristow (F) 295 125 168 293
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Dave Simpson (D) 265 32 163 1134
2. Bill Riley (F) 162 66 128 649
3. Larry Bolonchuk (D) 279 22 135 576
4. Mike Sauter (F) 179 57 155 536
5. Dunc Rousseau (F) 183 79 194 476
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jim Bannatyne (D) 351 29 133 162
2. Cliff Bristow (F) 295 125 168 293
3. Steve Self (F) 281 159 147 306
4. Larry Bolonchuk (D) 279 22 113 135
5. Dave Simpson (D) 265 32 131 163
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Brian Vescio (F) 1 1 2 2.000
2. Bob Bailey (F) 174 104 319 1.833
3. Guy Trottier (F) 222 197 372 1.676
4. Don Westbrooke (F) 216 167 349 1.616
5. Rick Bragnalo (F) 123 70 176 1.431
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Guy Trottier (F) 1966-1967 IHL 68 71 64 135 1.99 23
2. Guy Trottier (F) 1965-1966 IHL 66 68 64 132 2.00 16
3. Bob Bailey (F) 1965-1966 IHL 61 45 87 132 2.16 127
4. Don Westbrooke (F) 1969-1970 IHL 72 58 63 121 1.68 28
5. Don Westbrooke (F) 1968-1969 IHL 72 59 59 118 1.64 28
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Guy Trottier (F) 1966-1967 IHL 68 71 64 135 1.99 23
2. Guy Trottier (F) 1965-1966 IHL 66 68 64 132 2.00 16
3. Don Westbrooke (F) 1968-1969 IHL 72 59 59 118 1.64 28
4. Don Westbrooke (F) 1969-1970 IHL 72 58 63 121 1.68 28
5. Steve Self (F) 1974-1975 IHL 74 56 47 103 1.39 77
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Bob Bailey (F) 1965-1966 IHL 61 45 87 132 2.16 127
2. Rick Bragnalo (F) 1974-1975 IHL 75 41 72 113 1.51 50
3. Guy Trottier (F) 1966-1967 IHL 68 71 64 135 1.99 23
4. Guy Trottier (F) 1965-1966 IHL 66 68 64 132 2.00 16
5. Don Westbrooke (F) 1969-1970 IHL 72 58 63 121 1.68 28
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Dave Simpson (D) 1972-1973 IHL 70 4 30 34 0.49 332
2. Bill Riley (F) 1975-1976 IHL 69 35 31 66 0.96 301
3. Dave Simpson (D) 1974-1975 IHL 56 4 27 31 0.55 287
4. Bill Riley (F) 1974-1975 IHL 63 12 16 28 0.44 279
5. Dave Simpson (D) 1973-1974 IHL 76 20 38 58 0.76 274
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
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Elite Prospects Notes and Trivia
- The original Dayton Gems played in the IHL from 1964 to 1977 and again from 1979 to 1980.