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2016 SPHL Transactions

POS
GP
G A PTS +/- PIM
2015-16 Team
Status
W L OTL GAA SV%
Brandon Jaeger G 35 14 16 2 2.78 .920 SPHL Columbus Signed 7/27
Alex Larson G 25 15 9 0 2.18 .930 D3 Nichols (MA) Signed 7/27
Alex Pompeo D 10 2 4 6 -2 2 SPHL Columbus Signed 8/9
* Kyle Shapiro D 54 8 10 18 -7 42 SPHL Columbus Signed 8/9
Chris Rial RW 39 13 7 20 -6 25 SPHL Columbus Protected
Kyle Johnson – C D 53 2 8 10 -25 65 SPHL Columbus Signed 8/9
Craig Simchuk C 22 7 4 11 -9 40 SPHL Columbus Signed 9/21
Patrick McCadden LW 46 7 10 17 -12 86 SPHL Columbus Signed 10/6
Rusty Hafner D 51 2 12 14 -21 55 SPHL Columbus Signed 8/9
Andy Bathgate C 54 7 32 39 -15 42 SPHL Columbus Signed 9/28
Chad Bennett C 22 5 3 8 -11 2 SPHL Columbus Protected
Alex Kromm RW 5 0 0 0 -4 24 SPHL Columbus Signed 9/28
Shawn Bates C 32 12 17 29 -6 32 SPHL Columbus Protected
Ben O’Quinn RW 56 9 17 26 -26 17 SPHL Columbus Signed 9/21
Derek Gingera F 25 8 6 14 22 D3 Castleton St. Signed 9/21
Mason Gray C 2 2 0 2 2 MJAHL Campbellton Signed 9/28
Evan Neugold F 23 6 14 20 8 D3 Middlebury (VT) Signed 9/28
Keegan Bruce LW 26 15 19 34 26 D3 St. Scholastica (MN) Signed 10/6
Cody Castro D 31 2 6 8 16 CCAA SAIT (AB) Signed 10/6
David Watt D 26 5 14 19 28 (12-13) CCAA SAIT (AB) Signed 10/6

 

* Kyle Shapiro has signed a SPC with the ECHL Indy Fuel.

POS
GP
G A PTS +/- PIM
2015-16 Team
Status
W L OTL GAA SV%
Curtis Martinu G 8 2 5 0 3.16 .893 SPHL Macon Signed 7/22
Austin Keiser G 18 1 13 2 3.69 .904 D3 West. New England (MA) Signed
*** Dalton McGrath G 17 7 6 2 2.73 .915 FHL Danville Signed 8/17
*** Tyler Parks G 11 8 2 1 1.90 .925 D3 Adrian Signed 8/26
Luke Sandler LW 48 16 13 29 -8 156 SPHL Louisiana Signed 7/8
** Nick Lazorko C 57 28 18 46 +16 23 SPHL Fayetteville Signed 7/16
Steven Hoshaw D 48 4 6 10 +11 23 SPHL Fayetteville Signed 7/16
Patrick Murphy D 7 1 1 2 -4 0 SPHL Columbus CIS
Johnny Daniels C 49 19 14 33 +2 62 SPHL Louisiana Signed 7/22
Michael Hill RW 31 15 11 26 38 D3 St. Norbert (KNX) Retired
Brent Clarke C 44 21 28 49 +11 21 FHL Danville Signed 7/8
Phil Bronner RW 46 32 33 65 +11 58 FHL Danbury Signed 7/29
*Jordan Ciccarello D 28 1 8 9 -3 20 SPHL Louisiana Signed 7/29
Andrew Darrigo D 21 1 2 3 +5 32 SPHL Fayetteville Signed 8/19
Brad Denney D 50 6 21 27 +32 54 FHL Danville Signed 8/19
*** Bo Driscoll D 47 3 10 13 -18 16 SPHL Huntsville/Knoxville Signed 8/26
*** Tommy Fiorentino F 26 12 16 28 -4 30 France – Nantes Signed 9/13
Ben Kramer D 29 0 11 11 +4 4 SPHL Louisiana Signed 9/15
Justin Levac LW 55 15 42 57 +27 24 FHL Danville Signed 9/21
Ryan Patsch C 42 26 38 64 +47 107 FHL Danbury Signed 9/21
Myles McCauley D 47 18 27 45 8 32 FHL Danville/Dayton Signed 10/2
*** John Scorcia F 57 26 70 96 +44 49 FHL Danbury Signed 10/2
*** Dan Cornell D 51 3 3 6 -4 62 SPHL Louisiana Signed 10/2
*** Alex Taulien F 16 7 7 14 43 D3 Elmira Signed 10/2
Thomas Stuart-Dant C 26 13 13 26 22 NIHL Cardiff Signed 10/2
Mike Radisa F 27 9 4 13 6 D3 SUNY-Plattsburgh Signed 10/2

 

Note: Forward Tyler Beasley and defenseman Tyler Amburgey were released due to off-season injuries.
* Ciccarello has also signed with SG Cortina in Italy, and is reporting to the team there.
** Lazorko has also signed with Icefighters Leipzig in Germany, and is reporting to the team there.
*** ECHL Camp Signings
Dan Cornell – Wheeling Nailers
Bo Driscoll – Indy Fuel
Tommy Fiorentino – Elmira Jackals
Dalton McGrath – Elmira Jackals
Tyler Parks – Elmira Jackals
John Scorcia – Wichita Thunder
Alex Taulien – Quad City Mallards

POS
GP
G A PTS +/- PIM
2015-16 Team
Status
W L OTL GAA SV%
* Sean Bonar G 13 9 3 0 1.89 .936 SPHL Fayetteville Protected
Parker VanBuskirk G 43 21 16 5 2.61 .913 SPHL Fayetteville Protected
Derek Elliott C 44 7 27 34 +11 15 SPHL Fayetteville Protected
* Joseph Manno RW 55 21 17 38 +12 107 SPHL Fayetteville Protected
Josh McQuade RW 54 21 44 65 +24 53 SPHL Fayetteville Protected
Kyle Gibbons RW 56 31 30 61 +26 62 SPHL Fayetteville Germany
Brad Drobot LW 56 2 2 4 0 125 SPHL Fayetteville Signed 8/9
Tayler Thompson C 56 5 18 23 -3 63 SPHL Fayetteville Signed 8/31
Brad Plumton D 54 3 15 18 +13 199 SPHL Fayetteville Protected
Nicholas Rivait D 51 2 14 16 +5 65 SPHL Fayetteville Signed 8/17
Graeme Strukoff D 55 3 11 14 +7 96 SPHL Fayetteville Signed 10/11
Chris Porter LW 13 2 5 7 0 6 SPHL Fayetteville Protected
Alex Brooks D 3 0 5 5 +3 0 SPHL Fayetteville Protected
Evan Dixon F 31 6 5 11 +7 6 D3 Wisconsin-Stevens Point Signed 9/15
Joe Kalisz F 31 13 29 42 +17 4 D3 Wisconsin-Stevens Point Signed 9/15

 

* ECHL Camp Signings
Sean Bonar – Norfolk Admirals
Joe Manno – Cincinnati Cyclones

POS
GP
G A PTS +/- PIM
2015-16 Team
Status
W L OTL GAA SV%
Gordon Ceasar G 22 18 4 0 2.09 .920 D3 Plymouth State Signed 9/14
Adam Courchaine G 33 14 14 3 2.83 .906 SPHL Louisiana Signed 7/19
Jordan Ruby G 8 4 3 1 1.87 .933 SPHL Huntsville Protected
Tyler Steel G 6 0 2 0 4.94 .833 NCAA Brown Signed 8/23
** John Lidgett C 51 15 27 42 +4 32 SPHL Huntsville Protected
Scott Henegar C 56 24 11 35 -4 47 SPHL Huntsville Signed 7/5
Dave Williams RW 32 4 8 12 -10 30 SPHL Huntsville Protected
* John McGinnis C 56 15 21 36 -1 33 SPHL Huntsville Signed 8/23
Stuart Stefan D 56 6 23 29 -6 22 SPHL Huntsville Signed 6/15
Justin Tateson D 43 2 7 9 0 103 SPHL Huntsville Signed 9/7
*Jeremy Beirnes C 53 7 2 9 -2 275 SPHL Huntsville Signed 6/21
Nolan Kaiser D 56 8 14 22 -11 121 SPHL Huntsville Signed 8/16
** Dylan Nowakowski RW 8 2 4 6 -1 6 SPHL Huntsville Signed 7/26
Jeff Jones RW 8 5 2 7 -6 0 SPHL Huntsville Signed 8/10
Josh Ranalli RW 52 10 10 20 -14 52 SPHL Huntsville France
Jason Popek RW 30 10 10 20 +1 32 SPHL Huntsville Roanoke
** Chase Nieuwendyk F 26 14 23 37 8 D3 SUNY-Brockport Signed 6/8
Robby Simpson D 26 0 6 6 -4 31 D3 Elmira Signed 6/29
* Nikita Prishivalko F 16 2 1 3 +2 2 Belarus-Molodechno Signed 7/12
Zach Carriveau D 23 3 13 16 +6 31 SPHL Fayetteville Signed 8/2
Brian Depp F 26 12 12 24 +2 18 D3 Elmira Signed 8/9
Jeff Lorenz RW 21 5 17 22 14 CCAA Alberta-Augustana Signed 8/17
Tyler French F 29 15 19 34 44 CCAA NAIT Signed 8/30
Jordan Wood F 32 12 23 35 14 CCAA NAIT Signed 8/30
Michael Piluso C 37 17 23 40 60 Germany-Hamburger Signed 9/6
** Lou Educate F 16 19 13 32 42 Germany – Ulm Signed 9/13
Diego Breckenridge  F 29 7 7 14 44 ACHA Ohio Signed 9/20
Sy Nutkevitch C 40 8 24 32 -23 18 LNAH Cornwall Signed 9/21
Scott Fellnermayr RW 30 17 21 38` 36 CCAA NAIT Signed 9/27
Phil Tesoriero D 50 1 4 5 -19 17 SPHL Pensacola/Huntsville Signed 10/9

 

* Jeremy Beirnes suffered an off-season injury and is reported to miss most of the season.
* John McGinnis will sit out the season due to undisclosed reasons.
* Nikita Prishivalko will not report to training camp due to undisclosed reasons.
** ECHL Camp Signings
Lou Educate – ECHL Elmira Jackals
John Lidgett – Alaska Aces
Chase Nieuwendyk – Fort Wayne Komets
Dylan Nowakowski – Cincinnati Cyclones

POS
GP
G A PTS +/- PIM
2015-16 Team
Status
W L OTL GAA SV%
Brian Billett G 23 14 6 1 2.63 .919 SPHL Knoxville Signed 9/22
Nick Kohn G 22 12 9 1 2.21 .921 D3 Milwaukee/Eng. Signed 8/8
Dan Spence G 7 3 2 0  3.24 .887 ECHL (3 Teams) Signed 8/8
Andrew Bonazza LW 44 7 12 19 +1 16 SPHL Knoxville Signed 9/9
Danny Cesarz RW 25 9 8 17 +9 12 SPHL Knoxville Protected
Trever Hertz RW 56 14 32 46 +11 45 SPHL Knoxville Signed 8/23
Jake Flegel D 41 1 13 14 +7 48 SPHL Knoxville Signed 10/11
Corey Hale D 53 4 22 26 +13 34 SPHL Knoxville Signed 9/20
Dennis Sicard RW 53 12 16 28 +4 169 SPHL Knoxville Released
Zack LaRue RW 42 12 18 30 -5 12 SPHL Knoxville Protected
Doug Reid C 56 17 18 35 +5 22 SPHL Knoxville Signed 8/19
Brad Pawlowski D 54 10 16 26 +1 44 SPHL Knoxville Signed 8/17
Jason Price D 56 4 26 30 0 57 SPHL Knoxville Signed 9/28
Mark Pustin LW 22 7 8 15 0 8 SPHL Knoxville Signed 8/25
Garrett Vermeersch C 52 18 19 37 +9 26 SPHL Knoxville Signed 8/30
Jake Rivera F 26 12 8 20 28 D3 SUNY-Potsdam Signed 8/8
Joel Ahlin LW 28 16 17 33 8 Sweden Värmdö Signed 8/8
J.C. Houde LW 10 2 1 3 18 CIS Windsor (14-15) Signed 8/8
John Clewlow F 29 6 9 15 +7 24 SPHL Knoxville Signed 8/9
* Rich Ledy D 21 0 6 6 +11 8 SPHL Knoxville Signed 9/13
Berkley Scott C 28 6 15 21 +12 11 SPHL Fayetteville Signed 9/30
Adam Stuart RW 54 21 23 44 +14 66 SPHL Peoria Signed 10/6

 

* ECHL Camp Signings
Rich Ledy – Indy Fuel

POS
GP
G A PTS +/- PIM
2015-16 Team
Status
W L OTL GAA SV%
* Garrett Bartus G 45 22 18 5 2.39 .929 SPHL Macon Signed 8/3
Spencer Finney G 18 13 3 2 2.40 .904 D3 SUNY-Plattsburg Signed 8/31
Shawn Skelly RW 54 28 35 63 -8 29 SPHL Macon Retired
Matt Summers RW 49 12 16 28 +11 61 SPHL Macon Signed 9/28
Jake Trask RW 38 17 30 47 -4 16 SPHL Macon Signed 8/8
Ryan Michel D 44 8 12 20 +11 30 SPHL Macon Signed 8/22
Stephen Pierog C 28 7 5 12 -15 24 SPHL Macon Signed 10/6
Vadim Guskov LW 45 6 9 15 +2 45 SPHL Macon Signed 8/3
* Daniel Gentzler LW 48 12 25 37 -5 85 SPHL Macon Signed 7/18
Nicholas Kuqali D 24 1 5 6 +1 16 SPHL Macon MOL Liga
Travis Howe D 41 2 4 6 -3 199 SPHL Macon Signed 8/3
Mark Rivera RW 25 11 9 20 +10 6 SPHL Macon Signed 10/7
Nick Grasso RW 27 2 12 14 -2 10 SPHL Macon Signed 10/7
Zach Josepher RW 38 1 9 10 -4 58 SPHL Macon Poland
Collin MacDonald LW 19 1 0 1 -12 4 NCAA New Hampshire Signed 7/18
Stathis Soumelidis C 23 0 2 2 -2 67 SPHL Mississippi Signed 8/15
Daniel Sobotka D 26 4 7 11 -1 88 Czech2 Labem Signed 8/15
Dean Niezgoda F 13 6 9 15 22 D3 Norwich Signed 8/22
Nick D’Avolio F 31 6 7 13 +8 4 NCAA UW-Stevens Pt. Signed 8/22
Daniel Echeverri F 30 16 43 59 0 ACHA2 Florida Gulf Coast Signed 8/22
Dennis Sicard LW 53 12 16 28 +4 169 SPHL Knoxville Signed 10/3
Jeff Sanders D 54 0 7 7 -6 77 SPHL Macon Signed 10/6

 

* ECHL Camp Signings
Garrett Bartus – Fort Wayne Komets
Daniel Gentzler – Utah Grizzlies

POS
GP
G A PTS +/- PIM
2015-16 Team
Status
W L OTL GAA SV%
* Brad Barone G 23 11 10 1 2.43 .928 SPHL Louisiana Signed 8/10
Peter Di Salvo G 26 14 7 5 2.55 .915 SPHL Mississippi Protected
Devin Mantha C 26 8 14 22 +4 20 SPHL Mississippi Protected
Cullen Bradshaw C 24 14 11 25 -3 12 SPHL Mississippi Protected
* Charlie Mosey RW 56 8 22 30 -4 2 SPHL Mississippi Protected
Linden Bahm RW 56 22 16 38 +2 40 SPHL Mississippi Protected
Matt Harrington RW 46 13 13 26 -4 24 SPHL Mississippi Protected
Ryan Marcuz LW 56 17 16 33 +5 21 SPHL Mississippi Signed 7/27
Richard Coyne D 7 0 1 1 -4 0 SPHL Mississippi Signed 8/17
Mike Grace D 56 6 19 25 -15 22 SPHL Mississippi Protected
Sam Higgins D 53 2 14 16 -4 44 SPHL Mississippi Signed 8/5
Donald Oliveri D 29 4 8 12 -5 12 SPHL Mississippi Protected
Todd Hosmer LW 53 20 26 46 -14 34 SPHL Mississippi Signed 9/14
Dean Wilmott D 31 3 13 16 +6 18 SPHL Mississippi Protected
Chris Luker D 25 4 13 17 18 D3 SUNY-Brockport Signed 8/10
Spencer Metcalfe D 25 1 2 3 -1 44 CIS Prince Edward Is. Signed 8/17
Tyler Barr LW 29 0 4 4 +1 135 SPHL Louisiana Rumored 10/9

 

* ECHL Camp Signings
Brad Barone – Orlando Solar Bears
Charlie Mosey – Elmira Jackals

POS
GP
G A PTS +/- PIM
2015-16 Team
Status
W L OTL GAA SV%
** Matt Zenzola G 16 9 4 2 2.51 .917 SPHL Pensacola Protected
John McLean G 33 19 10 3 2.39 .920 SPHL Pensacola Signed 7/28
Jeremy Gates D 42 9 23 32 +3 70 SPHL Pensacola Protected
Corey Banfield – A LW 56 32 36 68 +25 72 SPHL Pensacola Signed 8/18
Mike Krieg D 56 3 23 26 +7 51 SPHL Pensacola Signed 8/4
Anthony Calabrese D 7 0 2 2 +3 2 SPHL Pensacola Signed 8/25
Brandon Blair D 55 1 6 7 +3 164 SPHL Pensacola Signed 8/11
Joe Caveney RW 54 24 25 49 +15 32 SPHL Pensacola Protected
* Paul Rodrigues C 10 4 7 11 +7 12 SPHL Pensacola Protected
Brandon Zurn RW 16 1 4 5 -3 2 SPHL Pensacola Protected
Charlie Adams C 16 4 5 9 +2 8 SPHL Pensacola Germany 3
Stephen Buco RW 54 18 24 42 +6 34 SPHL Pensacola Signed 9/22
Josh Cousineau C 60 11 19 30 -12 49 SPHL Pensacola Signed 9/1
* Louis Belisle F 30 12 15 27 -7 59 SPHL Columbus Signed 8/9
Cal Decowski F 40 2 2 4 -5 0 NCAA Minn-Duluth Signed 8/16
Zach Loesch D 8 1 0 1 +1 8 NCAA Lake Superior Signed 8/16
Brent Tate F 36 4 7 11 -2 12 NCAA Bowling Green Signed 9/13
Sean Gammage D 13 0 2 2 18 D3 Wisconsin-Stevens Point Signed 9/15
Logan Lemirande F 22 3 12 15 +1 16 D3 Wisconsin-Stevens Point Signed 9/15
Aaron Clarke D 14 0 4 4 -1 0 14-15 ECHL Fort Wayne Signed 9/20

 

* ECHL Training Camp Signings
Louis Belisle – Norfolk Admirals
Paul Rodrigues – Norfolk Admirals

** AHL Training Camp Signings
Matt Zenzola – Bakersfield Condors

POS
GP
G A PTS +/- PIM
2015-16 Team
Status
W L OTL GAA SV%
Tyler Green G 18 10 5 3 1.83 .944 NCAA Wisconsin-Eau Claire Signed 8/16
Matt Grogan G 4 4 0 0 2.74 .891 SPHL Mississippi Signed 10/5
* Troy Passingham G 15 8 7 0 2.47 .933 CIS Ryerson Signed 7/19
Kyle Rank G 35 21 6 5 2.15 .928 SPHL Peoria Retired
Shannon Szabados G 22 5 11 5 3.63 .910 SPHL Columbus Signed 9/20
Dan Bremner LW 49 6 16 22 +14 168 SPHL Peoria Signed 10/1
Mike Gurtler RW 32 12 11 23 +10 28 SPHL Peoria Retired
* Alec Hagaman RW 51 14 12 26 +14 151 SPHL Peoria Signed 8/27
Ben Oskroba D 52 3 16 19 +18 55 SPHL Peoria Protected
* Chris Weidauer D 30 0 7 7 +16 8 SPHL Peoria Signed 9/21
Walker Wintoneak RW 43 13 21 34 +12 28 SPHL Peoria Protected
Mark Corbett D 51 4 8 12 +15 39 SPHL Peoria Signed 10/5
Steve Morra LW 39 12 25 37 +21 28 SPHL Peoria Signed 9/13
Dave Pszenyczny D 36 11 16 27 +16 74 SPHL Peoria Protected
Connor Toomey C 48 15 29 44 +19 51 SPHL Peoria Retired
Josh Harris C 8 1 2 3 -1 8 SPHL Peoria Signed 9/14
Chris Wilson LW 43 21 23 44 +30 44 SPHL Peoria Protected
* Jake Hauswirth C 56 18 31 49 +7 16 SPHL Louisiana Signed 6/8
* Al Graves RW 33 3 3 6 -2 98 SPHL Columbus Signed 8/11
Kyllian Kirkwood D 27 4 18 22 49 D3 Westfield St. Signed 8/16
* Frank Misuraca D 34 1 4 5 -1 8 NCAA Alabama-Huntsville Signed 8/27
Luke Eibler D 5 0 0 0 -1 0 FHL Berlin Signed 9/13
Nick Neville D 10 1 0 1 +4 2 NCAA Denver Signed 9/14
Carl Neilsen D 13 0 2 2 -1 17 ECHL Orlando Signed 9/20
Joe Sova D 60 2 6 8 0 26 ECHL Tulsa/Toledo Signed 9/21
Cody Dion F 38 11 8 19 -3 46 SPHL Peoria/Pensacola Signed 10/1
Dakota Klecha F 40 13 20 33 +14 54 Poland Opole Signed 10/1
Connor Gorman LW 25 10 7 17 16 D3 SUNY-Plattsburgh Signed 10/5
Thomas Gobeil RW 4 0 0 0 -2 0 ECHL Norfolk Signed 10/5

 

* ECHL Camp Signings
Al Graves – Reading Royals
Alec Hagaman – Indy Fuel
Jake Hauswirth – Fort Wayne Komets
Troy Passingham – South Carolina Stingrays
Frank Misuraca – Cincinnati Cyclones

POS
GP
G A PTS +/- PIM
2015-16 Team
Status
W L OTL GAA SV%
Ryan DeMelo G 11 4 5 0 2.47 .916 SPHL Huntsville Signed
Massimo Lamacchia RW 8 2 3 5 +3 6 SPHL Louisiana Signed
Travis Armstrong D 50 1 11 12 +3 67 SPHL Louisiana Signed
Jackson Brewer RW 51 12 21 33 -6 10 SPHL Macon Signed
Steve Mele C 24 6 12 18 -3 28 SPHL Huntsville Signed
* Tim Boyle D 42 3 3 6 -10 50 SPHL Mississippi Signed
Nick Schneider D 56 0 15 15 +3 99 SPHL Huntsville Signed 9/27
* Tyler Gjurich F 49 50 50 100 +34 45 FHL Danbury Signed 9/27
Jason Popek RW 30 10 10 20 +1 32 SPHL Huntsville/Macon Signed 10/10
David Gandara LW 39 2 6 8 -16 4 NCAA American Intl. Signed 10/10

 

* ECHL Camp Signings
Tim Boyle – Alaska Aces
Tyler Gjurich – Reading Royals