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2004-2005 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#34 Michael Ayers (G) 39 1980 Weymouth, MA, USA 5'11" 185 L
#31 Joey MacDonald (G) 39 1980 Pictou, NS, CAN 6'2" 196 L
#1 Drew MacIntyre (G) 36 1983 Charlottetown, PE, CAN 6'1" 190 L
DEFENSEMEN
Greg Amadio (D) 38 1981 Sault Ste. Marie, ON, CAN 6'2" 220 L
Paul Ballantyne (D) 37 1982 Waterloo, ON, CAN 6'3" 201 R
#44 Mark Eaton (D) 42 1977 Wilmington, DE, USA 6'2" 203 L
#4 Danny Groulx (D) 38 1981 LaSalle, QC, CAN 6'0" 203 L
#20 Bryan Helmer (D)   “A” 47 1972 Sault Ste. Marie, ON, CAN 6'1" 209 R
#3 Jon Insana (D) 39 1980 Mt. Clemens, MI, USA 6'1" 203 R
#5 Niklas Kronwall (D) 38 1981 Stockholm, SWE 6'0" 194 L
#13 Brett Lebda (D) 37 1982 Buffalo Grove, IL, USA 5'10" 194 L
#28 Derek Meech (D) 35 1984 Winnipeg, MB, CAN 5'11" 201 L
#24 Travis Richards (D) 49 1970 Crystal, MN, USA 6'1" 194 L
#11 Blake Sloan (D)   “C” 44 1975 Park Ridge, IL, USA 5'10" 201 R
FORWARDS
#25 Ryan Barnes (LW) 39 1980 Dunnville, ON, CAN 6'1" 201 L
#27 Darryl Bootland (RW) 37 1981 Schomberg, ON, CAN 6'1" 196 R
Robin Bouchard (RW) 45 1973 Jonquière, QC, CAN 5'9" 176 R
Derek Edwardson (C/RW) 38 1981 Morton Grove, IL, USA 5'10" 181 R
#23 Matt Ellis (LW) 38 1981 Welland, ON, CAN 6'0" 207 L
#29 Ernie Hartlieb (LW) 40 1979 Warren, MI, USA 6'2" 209 L
#19 Eric Himelfarb (C) 36 1983 Thornhill, ON, CAN 5'9" 170 R
#26 Jiri Hudler (LW) 35 1984 Olomouc, CZE 5'10" 190 L
Jeff Hutchins (LW) 41 1978 Toronto, ON, CAN 5'11" 201 L
Todd Jackson (LW/RW) 38 1981 Cortland, NY, USA 5'10" 181 R
Kory Karlander (C) 47 1972 Melita, MB, CAN 6'1" 190 L
#21 Brent Kelly (C/RW) 37 1981 Kitchener, ON, CAN 6'0" 190 R
#9 Tomas Kopecky (W/C) 37 1982 Ilava, SVK 6'3" 209 L
Jay Legault (LW) 40 1979 Peterborough, ON, CAN 6'4" 220 L
Bryan Lundbohm (C) 42 1977 Roseau, MN, USA 5'10" 185 L
#7 Eric Manlow (LW) 44 1975 Belleville, ON, CAN 6'0" 214 L
#14 Kip Miller (LW) 50 1969 Lansing, MI, USA 5'11" 190 L
#16 Jeff Panzer (C) 41 1978 Grand Forks, ND, USA 5'7" 159 L
Nick Parillo (F) 42 1977 Schenectady, NY, USA 5'9" 181 L
Nathan Robinson (RW/C) 37 1981 Scarborough, ON, CAN 5'9" 181 L
Todd Robinson (C) 41 1978 Trail, BC, CAN 5'9" 185 R
#18 Peter Vandermeer (LW) 43 1975 Caroline, AB, CAN 6'0" 209 L
Position: G:2 D:11 F:17 | Av Age: 26 years | Av Ht: 6'0" | Av Wt 196 lbs | Compare with other teams

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Arena Information
  • Arena Name Van Andel Arena
  • Location Grand Rapids, MI, USA
  • Capacity 10 834
  • Construction Year 1996
Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
09/12/2019
09/12/2019 Confirmed Leaving Colin Campbell (F) Leaving for Colorado Avalanche
08/21/2019
08/21/2019 Confirmed Leaving Jordan Topping (F) Leaving for Allen Americans
07/15/2019
07/15/2019 Confirmed Leaving Bryan Moore (F) Leaving for Cleveland Monsters
07/02/2019
07/02/2019 Confirmed Leaving Carter Camper (F) Leaving for Utica Comets
07/01/2019
07/01/2019 Confirmed Leaving Patrik Rybár (G) Leaving for Kärpät
07/01/2019 Confirmed Joining Tyler Spezia (F) Joining from Toledo Walleye
07/01/2019 Confirmed Joining Josh Kestner (F) Joining from Toronto Marlies
06/29/2019
06/29/2019 Extension Dominik Shine (F)
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
1996-1997 IHL 82 40 - 30 - 12 244 246 92 6 Conference QF loss
1997-1998 IHL 82 38 - 31 - 13 225 242 89 5 Conference QF loss
1998-1999 IHL 82 34 - 40 - 8 256 281 76 7 Did not make playoffs
1999-2000 IHL 82 51 - 22 - 9 254 200 111 1 Final loss
2000-2001 IHL 82 53 - 22 - 7 279 196 113 1 Semifinal loss
2001-2002 AHL 80 42 11 27 - 0 217 178 95 1 Conference QF loss
2002-2003 AHL 80 48 11 22 - 2 240 177 106 1 Conference Final loss
2003-2004 AHL 80 44 8 28 - 0 195 166 96 2 Conference QF loss
2004-2005 AHL 80 41 8 35 - 4 200 200 86 5 Did not make playoffs
2005-2006 AHL 80 43 - 20 12 5 323 247 115 1 Conference Final loss
2006-2007 AHL 80 28 - 32 9 11 226 244 85 4 Conference QF loss
2007-2008 AHL 80 25 - 41 6 8 210 245 70 5 Did not make playoffs
2008-2009 AHL 80 35 - 25 8 12 255 226 98 3 Division Final loss
2009-2010 AHL 80 29 - 39 5 7 244 265 75 7 Did not make playoffs
2010-2011 AHL 80 36 - 34 2 8 227 254 82 6 Did not make playoffs
2011-2012 AHL 76 25 - 32 8 11 245 249 77 4 Did not make playoffs
2012-2013 AHL 76 32 - 26 10 8 234 205 92 1 Champion
2013-2014 AHL 76 46 - 23 - 7 238 187 99 2 Conference SF loss
2014-2015 AHL 76 35 - 22 11 8 249 185 100 1 Conference Final loss
2015-2016 AHL 76 44 - 30 - 2 238 195 90 4 Conference SF loss
2016-2017 AHL 76 47 - 23 - 6 251 190 100 2 Champion
2017-2018 AHL 76 42 - 25 - 9 237 210 93 2 Conference QF loss
2018-2019 AHL 76 38 - 27 - 11 217 222 87 4 Conference QF loss
2019-2020 AHL - - - - - - - - - - -
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Teemu Pulkkinen (F) 2019-2020 Dinamo Minsk KHL 6 4 2 6 4
2. Francis Paré (F) 2019-2020 Dinamo Minsk KHL 7 1 5 6 0
3. Johan Ryno (F) 2019-2020 Färjestad BK Champions HL 4 2 3 5 2
4. Kyle Bonis (F) 2019-2020 HKM Zvolen Slovakia 3 2 2 4 2
5. Cory Emmerton (F) 2019-2020 Lausanne HC NLA 2 0 4 4 0
6. Marek Tvrdon (F) 2019-2020 Dizel Penza VHL 3 0 4 4 0
7. Chris Carlisle (D) 2019-2020 MAC Újbuda Slovakia 3 0 4 4 6
8. Travis Ehrhardt (D) 2019-2020 Glasgow Clan EIHL Cup 4 0 4 4 6
9. Brent Raedeke (F) 2019-2020 Adler Mannheim Champions HL 4 2 1 3 4
10. Trevor Hamilton (D) 2019-2020 Graz 99ers Champions HL 4 2 1 3 6
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Michel Picard (F) 405 171 233 404
2. Travis Richards (D) 714 60 203 263
3. Francis Paré (F) 397 107 146 253
4. Derek King (F) 310 89 155 244
5. Kip Miller (F) 220 80 146 226
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Michel Picard (F) 405 171 233 404
2. Francis Paré (F) 397 107 146 253
3. Mitch Callahan (F) 425 107 113 220
4. Tomas Tatar (F) 289 103 114 217
5. Derek King (F) 310 89 155 244
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Michel Picard (F) 405 171 233 404
2. Travis Richards (D) 714 60 203 263
3. Derek King (F) 310 89 155 244
4. Nathan Paetsch (D) 437 24 148 172
5. Francis Paré (F) 397 107 146 253
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Darryl Bootland (F) 334 81 159 1294
2. Bruce Ramsay (F) 179 9 23 783
3. Matt Ruchty (F) 148 24 61 725
4. Chris Neil (F) 147 26 61 701
5. Greg Amadio (D) 205 2 14 574
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Travis Richards (D) 714 60 203 263
2. Brian Lashoff (D) 528 27 91 118
3. Nathan Paetsch (D) 437 24 148 172
4. Mitch Callahan (F) 425 107 113 220
5. Michel Picard (F) 405 171 233 404
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Jason Lepine (D) 1 0 2 2.000
2. Chris Lindberg (F) 18 8 22 1.222
3. Pavol Demitra (F) 42 20 50 1.190
4. Róbert Petrovický (F) 56 31 66 1.179
5. Stacy Roest (F) 85 34 88 1.035
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Jiri Hudler (F) 2005-2006 AHL 92 42 76 118 1.28 76
2. Michel Picard (F) 1996-1997 IHL 87 48 55 103 1.18 68
3. Don MacLean (F) 2005-2006 AHL 90 62 34 96 1.07 71
4. Derek King (F) 2000-2001 IHL 86 37 56 93 1.08 23
5. Jeff Nelson (F) 1996-1997 IHL 87 34 59 93 1.07 89
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Don MacLean (F) 2005-2006 AHL 90 62 34 96 1.07 71
2. Michel Picard (F) 1996-1997 IHL 87 48 55 103 1.18 68
3. Teemu Pulkkinen (F) 2014-2015 AHL 62 48 31 79 1.27 52
4. Jiri Hudler (F) 2005-2006 AHL 92 42 76 118 1.28 76
5. Michel Picard (F) 1999-2000 IHL 82 41 45 86 1.05 54
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Jiri Hudler (F) 2005-2006 AHL 92 42 76 118 1.28 76
2. Jeff Nelson (F) 1996-1997 IHL 87 34 59 93 1.07 89
3. Valtteri Filppula (F) 2005-2006 AHL 90 27 59 86 0.96 34
4. Derek King (F) 2000-2001 IHL 86 37 56 93 1.08 23
5. Darren Haydar (F) 2008-2009 AHL 89 35 56 91 1.02 30
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Darryl Bootland (F) 2005-2006 AHL 93 32 36 68 0.73 440
2. Matt Ruchty (F) 1996-1997 IHL 68 14 21 35 0.51 387
3. Chris Neil (F) 2000-2001 IHL 88 17 23 40 0.45 376
4. Darcy Simon (D) 1996-1997 IHL 76 5 14 19 0.25 362
5. Wade Brookbank (D) 2001-2002 AHL 76 1 7 8 0.11 351
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2019-2020 6'1" 192 lbs 24.36
2018-2019 6'1" 195 lbs 25.15
2017-2018 6'1" 200 lbs 25.21
2016-2017 6'1" 201 lbs 25.47
2015-2016 6'1" 201 lbs 26.06
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