Team Facts

2018-2019 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S Ctrct
GOALTENDERS
#1 Ilya Samsonov (G) 21 1997 Magnitogorsk, RUS 6'3" 205 L 20/21
#30 Vitek Vanecek (G) 22 1996 Havlickuv Brod, CZE 6'1" 181 L 18/19
DEFENSEMEN
#4 Kristofers Bindulis (D) 23 1995 Riga, LAT 6'3" 190 L 19/20
#33 Tobias Geisser (D) 19 1999 Stans, SUI 6'4" 201 L 21/22
#7 Connor Hobbs (D) 21 1997 Regina, SK, CAN 6'1" 196 R 19/20
#6 Lucas Johansen (D) 21 1997 Port Moody, BC, CAN 6'2" 183 L 19/20
#39 Steve Johnson (D) 24 1994 Excelsior, MN, USA 6'1" 185 L
#32 Jake Linhart (D) 22 1996 Brookfield, WI, USA 5'11" 185 R
#27 Aaron Ness (D) 28 1990 Roseau, MN, USA 5'10" 187 L 18/19
#5 Ryan Sproul (D) 25 1993 Mississauga, ON, CAN 6'4" 205 R 18/19
#25 Colby Williams (D) 23 1995 Regina, SK, CAN 5'11" 190 R 18/19
FORWARDS
#19 Riley Barber (RW) 24 1994 Pittsburgh, PA, USA 6'0" 194 R 18/19
Mathias Bau Hansen (LW/RW)   25 1993 Glostrup, DEN 6'7" 238 L 18/19
#23 Grant Besse (LW/RW) 24 1994 Plymouth, MN, USA 5'10" 174 L 18/19
#10 Shane Gersich (C/LW) 22 1996 Chaska, MN, USA 5'11" 174 L 18/19
#21 Hampus Gustafsson (C/LW) 25 1993 Ljungby, SWE 6'4" 201 L 18/19
#22 Juuso Ikonen (RW/LW) 23 1995 Espoo, FIN 5'10" 172 R 19/20
#24 Maximilian Kammerer (C) 22 1996 Düsseldorf, GER 6'1" 165 L 20/21
#13 Beck Malenstyn (LW) 20 1998 White Rock, BC, CAN 6'2" 194 L 20/21
#36 Jayson Megna (C/RW) 28 1990 Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA 6'1" 194 R 18/19
#40 Mason Mitchell (LW) 24 1994 Edmonton, AB, CAN 6'2" 209 L 18/19
#20 Liam O'Brien (C/LW) 24 1994 Halifax, NS, CAN 6'1" 205 L 18/19
#18
Garrett Pilon (C) 20 1998 Mineola, NY, USA 5'11" 187 R 20/21
#28 Brian Pinho (C) 23 1995 North Andover, MA, USA 6'1" 196 R 18/19
#17 Michael Sgarbossa (C) 26 1992 Campbellville, ON, CAN 6'0" 185 L 18/19
#12
Nathan Walker (LW) 24 1994 Cardiff, GBR 5'8" 185 L 18/19
#11 Steven Whitney (C) 27 1991 Boston, MA, USA 5'7" 168 R 18/19
Position: G:2 D:9 F:16 | Av Age: 23.33 years | Av Ht: 6'1" | Av Wt 191 lbs | Compare with other teams

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Arena Information
  • Arena Name Giant Center
  • Location Hershey, PA, USA
  • Capacity 10 500
  • Construction Year 2002
Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
12/15/2018
12/15/2018 Up/Down Leaving Tyler Lewington (D) Leaving for Washington Capitals
12/12/2018
12/12/2018 Loan Joining Steve Johnson (D) Joining from Reading Royals
12/10/2018
12/10/2018 Confirmed Leaving Logan Pyett (D) Leaving for KooKoo
12/08/2018
12/08/2018 Confirmed Leaving Sergei Shumakov (F) Leaving for Springfield Thunderbirds
12/08/2018 Up/Down Joining Grant Besse (F) Joining from South Carolina Stingrays
12/05/2018
12/05/2018 Confirmed Leaving Derek Hulak (F) Leaving for Grand Rapids Griffins
12/04/2018
12/04/2018 Confirmed Joining Ryan Sproul (D) Joining from Laval Rocket
11/30/2018
11/30/2018 Loan Joining Jake Linhart (D) Joining from Adirondack Thunder
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
1989-1990 AHL 80 32 10 38 - - 298 296 74 10 Did not make playoffs
1990-1991 AHL 80 33 12 35 - - 313 324 78 10 Conference SF loss
1991-1992 AHL 80 36 11 33 - - 313 337 83 7 Conference QF loss
1992-1993 AHL 80 27 12 41 - - 316 339 66 13 Did not make playoffs
1993-1994 AHL 80 38 11 31 - - 306 298 87 4 Conference SF loss
1994-1995 AHL 80 34 10 36 - - 275 300 78 3 Conference QF loss
1995-1996 AHL 80 36 11 30 - 3 301 287 86 2 Conference QF loss
1996-1997 AHL 80 43 10 22 - 5 273 220 101 2 Champion
1997-1998 AHL 80 36 7 31 - 6 238 235 85 2 Conference SF loss
1998-1999 AHL 80 37 10 32 - 1 242 224 85 3 Conference QF loss
1999-2000 AHL 80 43 5 29 - 3 297 267 94 2 Conference Final loss
2000-2001 AHL 80 34 4 39 - 3 216 234 75 5 Conference Final loss
2001-2002 AHL 80 36 11 27 - 6 200 193 89 2 Conference SF loss
2002-2003 AHL 80 36 14 27 - 3 217 209 89 2 Conference QF loss
2003-2004 AHL 80 33 8 34 - 5 203 218 78 6 Did not make playoffs
2004-2005 AHL 80 39 - 37 - 4 207 226 82 5 Did not make playoffs
2005-2006 AHL 80 36 - 21 8 15 262 234 103 2 Champion
2006-2007 AHL 80 46 - 17 5 12 305 219 114 1 Final loss
2007-2008 AHL 80 38 - 30 4 8 253 247 92 4 Conference QF loss
2008-2009 AHL 80 40 - 23 9 8 296 240 106 1 Champion
2009-2010 AHL 80 54 - 17 6 3 342 198 123 1 Champion
2010-2011 AHL 80 46 - 26 3 5 255 214 100 2 Conference QF loss
2011-2012 AHL 76 30 - 26 8 12 244 225 88 3 Conference QF loss
2012-2013 AHL 76 29 - 31 7 9 204 196 81 4 Conference QF loss
2013-2014 AHL 76 39 - 27 - 10 221 213 88 4 Did not make playoffs
2014-2015 AHL 76 37 - 22 9 8 218 181 100 1 Conference SF loss
2015-2016 AHL 76 43 - 21 - 12 259 220 98 1 Final loss
2016-2017 AHL 76 43 - 22 - 11 252 211 97 3 Conference SF loss
2017-2018 AHL 76 30 - 37 - 9 201 249 69 8 Did not make playoffs
2018-2019 AHL 28 11 - 15 - 2 72 94 24 8 -
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Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Caleb Herbert (F) 2018-2019 Utah Grizzlies ECHL 24 19 18 37 18
2. Darren Dietz (D) 2018-2019 Barys Astana KHL 37 11 25 36 37
3. John Carlson (D) 2018-2019 Washington Capitals NHL 31 5 30 35 8
4. Francis Verreault-Paul (F) 2018-2019 Milano Rossoblu AlpsHL 19 8 19 27 22
5. Lanny Gare (F) 2018-2019 VER Selb Germany3 24 8 19 27 34
6. Peter LeBlanc (F) 2018-2019 EK Zell am See AlpsHL 23 13 12 25 16
7. Dustin Gazley (F) 2018-2019 EC Salzburg EBEL 24 9 16 25 10
8. Kris Newbury (F) 2018-2019 Jacksonville IceMen ECHL 22 8 15 23 33
9. Matt Pope (F) 2018-2019 Cardiff Devils EIHL 25 8 15 23 20
10. Jeff Taffe (F) 2018-2019 HC Slovan Bratislava KHL 39 8 15 23 16
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Mike Nykoluk (F) 972 172 636 808
2. Tim Tookey (F) 529 251 442 693
3. Arnie Kullman (F) 753 253 366 619
4. Jeannot Gilbert (F) 552 206 389 595
5. Chris Bourque (F) 604 196 390 586
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Dunc Fisher (F) 511 260 301 561
2. Arnie Kullman (F) 753 253 366 619
3. Tim Tookey (F) 529 251 442 693
4. Willie Marshall (F) 439 226 344 570
5. Roger DeJordy (F) 531 222 226 448
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Mike Nykoluk (F) 972 172 636 808
2. Tim Tookey (F) 529 251 442 693
3. Chris Bourque (F) 604 196 390 586
4. Jeannot Gilbert (F) 552 206 389 595
5. Arnie Kullman (F) 753 253 366 619
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Mike Stothers (D) 487 33 104 1519
2. Larry Zeidel (D) 517 40 218 1335
3. Ralph Keller (D) 737 103 408 1175
4. Jay Johnston (D) 342 12 74 1023
5. Don Nachbaur (F) 259 96 201 1014
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Mike Nykoluk (F) 972 172 636 808
2. Arnie Kullman (F) 753 253 366 619
3. Ralph Keller (D) 737 103 305 408
4. Howie Yanosik (D) 608 52 230 282
5. Chris Bourque (F) 604 196 390 586
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Anton Gustafsson (F) 1 0 2 2.000
2. Tony McKegney (F) 24 21 39 1.625
3. Joe Bell (F) 17 13 27 1.588
4. Wes Jarvis (F) 96 52 152 1.583
5. Jacques Gagnon (F) 2 1 3 1.500
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Tim Tookey (F) 1986-1987 AHL 80 51 73 124 1.55 45
2. George Sullivan (F) 1953-1954 AHL 69 30 89 119 1.72 54
3. Tim Tookey (F) 1992-1993 AHL 80 38 70 108 1.35 63
4. Keith Aucoin (F) 2009-2010 AHL 72 35 71 106 1.47 49
5. Mitch Lamoureux (F) 1993-1994 AHL 80 45 60 105 1.31 92
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Alexandre Giroux (F) 2008-2009 AHL 69 60 37 97 1.41 84
2. Tony Cassolato (F) 1982-1983 AHL 75 53 38 91 1.21 22
3. Roger DeJordy (F) 1966-1967 AHL 72 52 32 84 1.17 10
4. Tim Tookey (F) 1986-1987 AHL 80 51 73 124 1.55 45
5. Alexandre Giroux (F) 2009-2010 AHL 69 50 53 103 1.49 34
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. George Sullivan (F) 1953-1954 AHL 69 30 89 119 1.72 54
2. Tim Tookey (F) 1986-1987 AHL 80 51 73 124 1.55 45
3. Keith Aucoin (F) 2009-2010 AHL 72 35 71 106 1.47 49
4. Jim Montgomery (F) 1995-1996 AHL 78 34 71 105 1.35 95
5. Keith Aucoin (F) 2008-2009 AHL 70 25 71 96 1.37 73
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Steve Martinson (F) 1985-1986 AHL 69 3 6 9 0.13 432
2. Dennis Bonvie (F) 2004-2005 AHL 76 4 14 18 0.24 357
3. Louis Robitaille (F) 2007-2008 AHL 68 4 8 12 0.18 350
4. Gary Rissling (F) 1978-1979 AHL 52 14 20 34 0.65 337
5. Archie Henderson (F) 1978-1979 AHL 78 17 11 28 0.36 337
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2018-2019 6'1" 191 lbs 23.33
2017-2018 6'0" 194 lbs 25.58
2016-2017 6'0" 194 lbs 25.00
2015-2016 6'0" 194 lbs 25.55
2014-2015 6'1" 197 lbs 25.84
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