Team Facts

1997-1998 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
Marc Dowd (G) 46 1972 - - -
Stephen Fitzpatrick (G) 39 1979 - - -
Richard Hall (G) - - - - -
DEFENSEMEN
Gareth Beddoes (D) - - - - -
David Carr (D/C) 38 1979 Durham, GBR 6'1" 218 R
Anthony Clements (D) 48 1969 - - -
Garry Dowd (D/F) 42 1976 Cleveland, GBR - - R
Simon Hehir (D) 42 1976 Newcastle, GBR 5'11" 176 R
Simon Kears (D) - - Durham, GBR - - -
Bryan Perry (D) - - - - -
Ian Richardson (D) 45 1973 - - -
Liam Thompson (D) - - - - -
Richard Thornton (D) 35 1982 Hartlepool, GBR 5'11" 185 R
Ian Weedall (D) 41 1977 - - -
FORWARDS
John Armstrong (F) 44 1973 - - -
Tom Brown (F) 46 1972 Glasgow, GBR - - -
Gary Fleming (F) 45 1973 - - -
Andrew Fletcher (F) 42 1976 Newcastle, GBR - - -
Tom Griffiths (F) 34 1983 Durham, GBR 5'9" 181 R
Stephen V. Johnson (F) 46 1972 - - -
Martin Lewis (F) 39 1979 - - R
David McLean (F) - - - - -
Andrew Payne (F) 41 1977 - - -
Michael Tasker (C) 44 1973 Sunderland, GBR 5'10" 190 R
Stephen Wallace (LW) 34 1984 Billingham, GBR 5'11" 190 L
Scott Ward (F) 34 1984 Billingham, GBR 5'8" 185 L
Paul Windridge (LW)   “C” 46 1972 Billingham, GBR - - R
John Paul Winlow (F) 49 1969 - - -
Position: G:2 D:10 F:8 | Av Age: 21.6 years | Av Ht: 5'11" | Av Wt 192 lbs | Compare with other teams

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Arena Information
  • Arena Name Billingham Forum
  • Location Billingham
  • Capacity 1 200
  • Construction Year
Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
05/16/2018
05/16/2018 Confirmed Leaving Deniss Baskatovs (F) Leaving for Marseille
09/13/2017
09/13/2017 Confirmed Leaving Dennis Boström (F) Leaving for FC Barcelona
09/06/2017
09/06/2017 Confirmed Leaving Scott Cooper (D) Leaving for Solway Sharks
08/26/2017
08/26/2017 Extension Richard Thornton (D)
08/23/2017
08/23/2017 Extension Matthew Campbell (D)
08/10/2017
08/10/2017 Extension Ross Hanlon (D)
07/28/2017
07/28/2017 Extension Thomas Keeley (D)
07/26/2017
07/26/2017 Extension Callum Davies (F)
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
Billingham Bombers
1991-1992 BHL 36 11 5 20 - - 184 258 27 8 Quarterfinal loss
1992-1993 BHL 36 14 4 18 - - 275 303 32 6 Did not make playoffs
Teeside Bombers
1993-1994 BHL 44 5 0 39 - - 238 491 10 12 Relegated
1994-1995 BD1 0 0 0 0 - - 0 0 0 Bankruptcy Bankruptcy
Billingham Bombers
1995-1996 BD1 52 6 1 45 - - 242 665 13 13 Did not make playoffs
Billingham Eagles
1996-1997 ED1 14 10 2 2 - - 168 53 22 3 Semifinal loss
1997-1998 ED1 18 9 3 6 - - 109 78 21 4 Semifinal loss
ED1 14 4 2 8 - - 66 117 10 5 -
1998-1999 ED1 18 15 1 2 - - 224 76 31 1 Champion
1999-2000 ED1 18 15 0 3 - - 170 75 30 1 Final loss
2000-2001 ENL 16 12 3 1 - - 151 38 27 1 Champion
2001-2002 ENL 18 7 4 7 - - 84 83 18 6 Did not make playoffs
Billingham Bombers
2002-2003 ENL 18 10 0 8 - - 101 68 20 6 Did not make playoffs
2003-2004 ENL 18 8 2 8 - - 93 72 18 5 Did not make playoffs
2004-2005 ENL 16 8 2 6 - - 77 43 18 5 Did not make playoffs
2005-2006 ENL 14 11 1 2 - - 72 31 23 1 Conference Champion
Northern 12 6 0 6 - 0 52 52 12 4 Semifinal loss
2006-2007 ENL 18 8 0 10 - - 85 99 16 7 Did not make playoffs
Northern 22 0 0 20 - 2 35 98 2 7 Did not make playoffs
2007-2008 ENL 22 13 2 7 - - 146 62 28 5 Did not make playoffs
Northern 24 4 - 20 - 0 33 69 8 6 Did not make playoffs
2008-2009 ENL 28 11 3 14 - - 90 80 25 5 Did not make playoffs
Billingham Stars
2011-2012 ENL 32 20 8 4 - - 130 64 48 Champion
2012-2013 NIHL 30 23 3 4 - - 146 66 49 2 Final loss
2013-2014 NIHL 28 16 1 11 - - 104 84 33 3 Semifinal loss
2014-2015 NIHL 24 15 1 8 - - 105 67 31 2 Final loss
2015-2016 NIHL 32 15 3 14 - - 122 113 33 5 Did not make playoffs
2016-2017 NIHL 28 18 0 10 - - 135 105 36 2 Final loss
2017-2018 NIHL 35 10 - 22 1 2 155 178 24 8 Conference QF loss
2018-2019 NIHL - - - - - - - - - - -
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Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
Billingham Bombers
1978-1979 Autumn Cup 6 2 1 3 - - 25 32 5 3 Did not make playoffs
Cleveland Bombers
1985-1986 Autumn Cup 8 1 1 6 - - 43 77 2 5 Did not make playoffs
1986-1987 Autumn Cup 8 2 0 6 - - 54 65 4 4 Did not make playoffs
1987-1988 Autumn Cup 8 1 0 7 - - 36 73 2 5 Did not make playoffs
1988-1989 Autumn Cup 8 1 1 6 - - 43 60 3 4 Did not make playoffs
1989-1990 Autumn Cup 6 3 0 3 - - 30 41 6 3 Did not make playoffs
1990-1991 Autumn Cup 8 6 0 2 - - 79 39 12 2 Did not make playoffs
Billingham Bombers
1991-1992 Autumn Cup 8 1 0 7 - - 46 70 2 4 Did not make playoffs
1992-1993 Autumn Cup 6 2 0 4 - - 39 52 4 3 Did not make playoffs
Teeside Bombers
1993-1994 Autumn Cup 6 0 0 6 - - 23 61 0 4 Did not make playoffs
Teesside Bombers
1994-1995 Autumn Cup 8 3 0 5 - - 50 52 6 4 Did not make playoffs
Billingham Eagles
2000-2001 English Cup 4 2 1 1 - - 22 20 5 2 Did not make playoffs
Billingham Stars
2014-2015 Eng. Chal. Cup 12 1 - 11 0 0 23 80 2 7 Did not make playoffs
2016-2017 NIHL North Cup 12 4 - 6 1 1 49 59 15 2 No playoffs held
2017-2018 NIHL National Cup 8 2 - 5 0 1 29 36 5 3 Did not make playoffs
2018-2019 NIHL North Cup - - - - - - - - - - -
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Michael Farn (D) 2017-2018 Streatham IHC NIHL 29 12 34 46 42
2. Robert Dowd (F) 2017-2018 Sheffield Steelers EIHL 42 19 22 41 27
3. Dennis Boström (F) 2017-2018 FC Barcelona Spain 15 12 13 25 20
4. Thomas Stuart-Dant (F) 2017-2018 Adendorfer EC Germany4 16 14 9 23 18
5. Jack Watkins (F) 2017-2018 Telford Tigers NIHL 19 15 3 18 4
6. Tom Watkins (F) 2017-2018 Telford Tigers NIHL 15 5 12 17 4
7. Michael Farn (D) 2017-2018 Streatham IHC NIHL National Cup 7 6 5 11 8
8. Robert Dowd (F) 2017-2018 Sheffield Steelers EIHL Cup 8 4 6 10 7
9. David Manning (F) 2017-2018 Cardiff Fire NIHL 21 3 7 10 69
10. Mark McDonald (F) 2017-2018 Bradford Bulldogs NIHL 2 14 6 1 7 14
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Paul Windridge (F) 570 359 727 1086
2. André Malo (D) 181 174 359 533
3. Andrew Fletcher (F) 248 236 273 509
4. Jim Earle (F) 123 292 199 491
5. Tom Brown (F) 134 233 157 390
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Paul Windridge (F) 570 359 727 1086
2. Jim Earle (F) 123 292 199 491
3. Andrew Fletcher (F) 248 236 273 509
4. Tom Brown (F) 134 233 157 390
5. André Malo (D) 181 174 359 533
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Paul Windridge (F) 570 359 727 1086
2. André Malo (D) 181 174 359 533
3. Andrew Fletcher (F) 248 236 273 509
4. Jim Earle (F) 123 292 199 491
5. Adrian Smith (F) 360 128 191 319
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Scott Ward (F) 312 77 216 696
2. Stephen V. Johnson (F) 212 111 264 547
3. Ricky Box (F) 106 31 81 547
4. Adrian Smith (F) 360 128 319 512
5. Garry Dowd (D) 246 59 147 510
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Paul Windridge (F) 570 359 727 1086
2. Adrian Smith (F) 360 128 191 319
3. Scott Ward (F) 312 77 139 216
4. Chris Pearey (F) 249 21 30 51
5. Andrew Fletcher (F) 248 236 273 509
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Pat Mangold (F) 30 116 252 8.400
2. John Hutchings (D) 35 130 256 7.314
3. Glenn Greenough (F) 23 55 117 5.087
4. Richard Laplante (F) 36 75 166 4.611
5. Patrice Lefebvre (F) 36 56 165 4.583
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Pat Mangold (F) 1987-1988 BD1 30 116 136 252 8.40 41
2. John Hutchings (D) 1987-1988 BD1 30 120 111 231 7.70 72
3. Kevin Conway (F) 1989-1990 BD1 32 107 81 188 5.88 52
4. Richard Laplante (F) 1992-1993 BHL 36 75 91 166 4.61 14
5. Patrice Lefebvre (F) 1992-1993 BHL 36 56 109 165 4.58 75
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. John Hutchings (D) 1987-1988 BD1 30 120 111 231 7.70 72
2. Pat Mangold (F) 1987-1988 BD1 30 116 136 252 8.40 41
3. Kevin Conway (F) 1989-1990 BD1 32 107 81 188 5.88 52
4. Tim Cranston (F) 1989-1990 BD1 32 91 72 163 5.09 78
5. Jim Earle (F) 1982-1983 BHL 28 83 33 116 4.14 98
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Pat Mangold (F) 1987-1988 BD1 30 116 136 252 8.40 41
2. André Malo (D) 1987-1988 BD1 30 39 118 157 5.23 42
3. John Hutchings (D) 1987-1988 BD1 30 120 111 231 7.70 72
4. Patrice Lefebvre (F) 1992-1993 BHL 36 56 109 165 4.58 75
5. Richard Laplante (F) 1992-1993 BHL 36 75 91 166 4.61 14
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Scott Young (D) 1993-1994 BHL 36 42 44 86 2.39 207
2. Ricky Box (F) 2006-2007 ENL 16 4 8 12 0.75 187
3. Tom Brown (F) 1997-1998 ED1 34 61 36 97 2.85 171
4. Gareth Owen (F) 1995-1996 BD1 48 7 14 21 0.44 163
5. Mark Pallister (D) 1990-1991 BHL 34 7 4 11 0.32 163
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2017-2018 5'11" 186 lbs 23.85
2016-2017 5'11" 185 lbs 23.80
2015-2016 5'11" 187 lbs 24.00
2014-2015 5'11" 184 lbs 23.95
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Elite Prospects Notes and Trivia
Absorbed Northern Stars team in 2011 upon re-entry to league.