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2017 SPHL Transactions

Opening Night Roster

Goalies

 
POS
GP
2016-17 Team
Status
W L OTL GAA SV%
Mavric Parks G 12 7 4 1 3.44 .898 SPHL Columbus
Charlie Millen G 16 6 8 0 3.42 .898 CIS Laurentian

Forwards

 
POS
GP
G A PTS +/- PIM
2016-17 Team
Status
Keegan Bruce LW 56 27 24 51 -18 19 SPHL Columbus
Steven Phee C 10 1 3 4 -6 10 SPHL Huntsville
Craig Simchuk C 55 14 14 28 +2 91 SPHL Columbus
Alex Taulien F 40 9 10 19 -3 83 SPHL Columbus
Brandon Millin LW 27 14 15 29 11 D3 St. Scholastica
Graham Yeo C 25 2 10 12 0 8 CIS Laurentian
Nate Mitton F 27 3 5 8 18 CIS UOIT
Andy Bathgate LW 50 13 36 49 -17 4 SPHL Columbus
Darius Cole RW 55 19 27 46 +30 46 FHL Danville
Maxim Noskov LW 10 7 7 14 4 MSHL1 Tambov

Defensemen

 
POS
GP
G A PTS +/- PIM
2016-17 Team
Status
Sean Gammage D 47 1 10 11 +12 84 SPHL Pensacola
John Rey D 37 4 8 12 -15 39 SPHL Knoxville
Brandon Fehd D 34 1 4 5 -2 33 SPHL Columbus
Matt Fuller D 41 8 26 34 +31 49 FHL Berlin
Patrick Harrison D 33 3 17 20 +18 41 FHL Berlin
Phil Tesoriero D 40 1 8 9 -7 39 SPHL Roanoke
Andrew Darrigo D 21 1 2 3 +5 32 SPHL Evansville

ECHL Signees

  • Graham Yeo – Brampton (PTO) – Released 10/5
  • Keegan Bruce – Kansas City (PTO) – Released 10/5
  • John Rey – Rapid City (PTO) – Released 10/13
  • Brandon Fehd – Utah (PTO) – Released 10/8
  • Nate Mitton – Utah (PTO) – Released 10/3
  • Alex Taulien – Utah (PTO) – Released 10/3

Opening Night Roster

Goalies

 
POS
GP
2016-17 Team
Status
W L OTL GAA SV%
Jonah Imoo G 23 8 7 2 3.19 .896 ECHL MAN/TUL
Jeremy Brodeur G 51 33 14 2 2.84 .916 OHL Oshawa

Forwards

 
POS
GP
G A PTS +/- PIM
2016-17 Team
Status
Nick D’Avolio C 52 10 9 19 -1 15 SPHL Evansville
Al Graves RW 23 4 4 8 -4 49 SPHL Evansville
Chase Nieuwendyk C 40 7 8 15 +6 2 SPHL Evansville
Mark Petaccio RW 20 5 7 12 +3 10 SPHL Evansville
Tyler Deresky D 36 6 5 11 0 38 NCAA Bentley
John Scorcia C 36 13 19 32 -6 18 SPHL Evansville
Dave Williams LW 54 21 17 38 -15 44 SPHL Evansville
Dylan Clarke LW 58 9 22 31 -19 143 ECHL Indy (15-16)
Justin MacDonald RW 26 9 15 24 -9 8 SPHL Evansville
Tyler VanKleef F 26 15 15 30 4 D3 Curry
Jackson Leef C 26 19 21 40 18 D3 Westfield St.

Defensemen

 
POS
GP
G A PTS +/- PIM
2016-17 Team
Status
Cory Melkert D 51 3 10 13 -11 80 SPHL Evansville
Brandon Lubin D 51 5 10 15 -8 36 SPHL Evansville
Lee Christensen D 20 2 5 7 +2 18 CIS Manitoba
Brendan Mitchell D 28 0 0 0 26 CIS Nipissing
Don Olivieri D 41 14 11 25 +5 36 SPHL MRK/PEO
Blake Thompson D 25 3 9 12 40 D3 St. Norbert
Frank Schumacher D 41 2 9 11 -15 34 SPHL Evansville

ECHL Signees

  • Bo Driscoll – Adirondack (PTO) – Released 10/13
  • Mark Petaccio – Adirondack (PTO) – Released 10/9
  • Robbie Hall – Brampton (PTO) – Released 10/5
  • Brandon Lubin – Brampton (PTO) – Released 10/7
  • Cory Melkert – Cincinnati (PTO) – Released 10/5
  • Lee Christensen – Jacksonville (PTO) – Released 10/11
  • Brendan Jensen – Jacksonville (PTO) – Released 10/9
  • Brendan Mitchell – Jacksonville (PTO) – Released 10/11
  • Al Graves – Reading (PTO) – Released 10/7
  • Frank Schumacher – Toledo (PTO) – Released 10/8
  • John Scorcia – Toledo (PTO) – Released 10/8
  • Vytal Cote – Wichita (PTO) – Released 10/4
  • Dave Williams – Wichita (PTO) – Released 10/4

Opening Night Roster

Goalies

 
POS
GP
2016-17 Team
Status
W L OTL GAA SV%
Peter Di Salvo G 20 12 5 1 2.96 .900 SPHL Mississippi Traded 8/10
Matt Zenzola G 41 17 11 7 2.49 .911 SPHL Pensacola Signed 9/29

Forwards

 
POS
GP
G A PTS +/- PIM
2016-17 Team
Status
Brad Drobot LW 51 5 7 12 0 126 SPHL Fayetteville
Jake Hauswirth C 56 31 21 52 -1 18 SPHL Fayetteville
Chris Porter LW 40 10 16 26 +3 21 SPHL Fayetteville
John Schiavo RW 14 1 7 8 -5 2 SPHL Huntsville
Shane Bennett F 12 6 1 7 6 D3 SUNY-Cortland
PJ Hefferin RW 19 5 2 7 14 D3 Lebanon Valley
Kyle McNeil RW 42 14 7 21 -3 71 SPHL Knoxville
Max Cook LW 47 11 13 24 +6 12 SPHL Fayetteville
Ray Boudiette RW 37 19 31 50 +2 0 ACHA Rhode Island
Jake Wood C 30 3 1 4 -4 39 NCAA RPI

Defensemen

 
POS
GP
G A PTS +/- PIM
2016-17 Team
Status
Brad Campagna D 37 0 5 5 -1 47 SPHL Fayetteville Signed 8/1
Sean Robertson D 35 0 22 22 +14 15 SPHL Fayetteville Signed 7/25
Travis Jeke D 14 1 5 6 +5 4 SPHL Knoxville Traded 8/18
Taylor Love D 46 4 13 17 0 74 FHL Danbury Traded 8/18
Cody Walsh D 55 2 12 14 -18 20 SPHL Roanoke Signed 8/18
Craig Skudalski D 18 2 6 8 +8 10 FHL Danbury
Ludlow Harris D 42 11 21 32 +9 84 FHL PHU/DAN

ECHL Signings

  • Matt Zenzola – Allen (PTO) – Released 10/7
  • Peter Di Salvo – Brampton (PTO) – Released 10/4
  • Chris Porter – Jacksonville (PTO) – Released 10/9
  • Travis Jeke – Manchester (PTO) – Released 10/8
  • Sean Robertson – Reading (PTO) – Released 10/7

Opening Night Roster

Goalies

 
POS
GP
2016-17 Team
Status
W L OTL GAA SV%
Keegan Asmundson G 10 2 4 0 2.74 .905 ECHL FTW/IND/KAL/TUL
Mike DeLavergne G 25 17 7 1 1.98 .927 D3 Buffalo St.

Forwards

 
POS
GP
G A PTS +/- PIM
2016-17 Team
Status
Sy Nutkevitch C 45 11 39 50 +19 22 SPHL Huntsville
Christian Powers C 52 19 11 30 -1 6 SPHL Huntsville
Kyle Sharkey LW 7 1 4 5 -1 0 SPHL Huntsville
Nick Lazorko LW 44 33 15 48 24 GER3 Leipzig
Tyler Piacentini F 28 15 14 29 8 D3 Norwich
Shane Topf F 27 15 9 24 12 D3 Neumann
Carter Shinkaruk F 24 11 11 22 -1 0 Hungary Ferencváros
Jack Ceglarski F 26 5 18 23 62 D3 SUNY-Geneseo
Scott Trask LW 19 0 2 2 50 CIS Acadia
Alex Botten F 23 6 20 26 12 D3 SUNY-Oswego
Danny Smith F 35 5 9 14 -5 40 NCAA RIT
Shawn Bates F 60 18 15 33 -4 38 ECHL Tulsa IR-21

Defensemen

 
POS
GP
G A PTS +/- PIM
2016-17 Team
Status
Jacob Brown – C D 56 SPHL Huntsville
Nolan Kaiser D 46 7 28 35 +13 92 SPHL Huntsville
Stuart Stefan D 56 13 21 34 +16 46 SPHL Huntsville
Cody Smith D 31 2 31 33 7 D3 Norwich
Derek Perl D 25 5 16 21 10 D3 Marian
Andy Willigar D 25 6 13 19 -3 36 SPHL Huntsville
Peter Sikalis D 26 9 7 16 24 D3 St. Anselm

ECHL Signees

  • Jack Ceglarski – Adirondack (PTO) – Released 10/10
  • Dylan Nowakowski – Cincinnati (SPC) – Released 10/11
  • Kyle Sharkey – Quad City (SPC) – Released 10/9

Opening Night Roster

Goalies

 
POS
GP
2016-17 Team
Status
W L OTL GAA SV%
Zoltán Hetényi G 27 12 12 3 3.26 .908 EBEL Fehérvár AV19 Signed 8/30
Pat Spano G 20 8 7 4 2.70 .903 NCAA Yale Signed 10/10

Forwards

 
POS
GP
G A PTS +/- PIM
2016-17 Team
Status
Berkley Scott C 52 20 26 46 -2 40 SPHL Knoxville Signed 7/18
Danny Cesarz C 54 8 34 42 +3 61 SPHL Knoxville
Josh Erickson LW 31 4 4 8 -6 97 NCAA Alaska-Fairbanks Signed 7/13
Eliot Grauer F 13 6 7 13 20 D3 Stevens Point Signed 7/25
Austin Hervey LW 28 8 6 14 34 D3 Adrian Signed 10/10
Tyler Howe F 21 4 10 14 +7 37 FHL Berlin Signed 10/10
Chris Izmirlian F 31 5 8 13 -2 22 NCAA Yale Signed 10/10
Chris Santello F 24 6 10 16 16 D3 New England Signed 10/10
Dean Yakura C 37 10 31 41 -1 22 FHL Danbury Signed 10/10
Anthony Flaherty F 31 12 19 31 12 D3 Norwich

Defensemen

 
POS
GP
G A PTS +/- PIM
2016-17 Team
Status
Jake Flegel D 50 0 14 14 -8 118 SPHL Knoxville Signed 10/10
Evan Neugold D 53 10 12 22 -25 26 SPHL Knoxville Signed 10/10
David Brancik D 55 9 34 43 +25 33 FHL Berlin Signed 10/10
Michael Chen D 28 3 10 13 10 D3 Salem St. Signed 10/10
Tyler Palmer D 13 2 4 6 4 CIS MacEwan
Myles McCauley D 16 2 6 8 +2 2 SPHL EVV/PEN

ECHL Signees

  • Evan Neugold – Adirondack (PTO) – Released 10/9
  • Trever Hertz – Quad City (PTO) – Released 10/8
  • Jake Flegel – South Carolina (SPC) – Released 10/9
  • Josh Erickson – Utah (SPC) – Released 10/9

Opening Night Roster

Goalies

 
POS
GP
2016-17 Team
Status
W L OTL GAA SV%
Troy Passingham G 15 8 3 2 2.68 .917 SPHL Macon Loaned (ATL)
Tomas Scholl G 2 0 1 0 7.64 .759 NCAA Bowling Green
Charlie Finn G 27 7 16 4 2.94 .906 NCAA Colgate

Forwards

 
POS
GP
G A PTS +/- PIM
2016-17 Team
Status
Daniel Gentzler LW 54 13 26 39 0 114 SPHL Macon
Stephen Pierog C 53 12 29 41 +10 25 SPHL Macon
Dennis Sicard RW 51 14 18 32 +14 202 SPHL Macon
John Siemer C 48 17 28 45 +17 50 SPHL Macon
Stathis Soumelidis LW 45 10 10 20 +7 64 SPHL Macon
Jake Trask LW 50 21 27 48 +11 29 SPHL Macon
Darren McCormick F 25 21 10 31 10 D3 SUNY-Cortland
Dylan Denomme F 25 6 18 24 24 CIS Windsor
Ryan Salkeld F 14 2 2 4 +4 8 SPHL FAY/MAC
John Gustafsson F 46 11 12 23 +9 21 SPHL Pensacola
Jamie Hill F 37 3 3 6 -15 14 NCAA New Hampshire 3-Game

Defensemen

 
POS
GP
G A PTS +/- PIM
2016-17 Team
Status
Daniel Echeverri D 52 10 13 23 +11 20 SPHL Macon
Chris Joseph D 41 5 7 12 +17 84 SPHL Macon
Brandon Pfeil D 30 2 9 11 +9 12 SPHL Macon
Eric Shand D 15 1 1 2 +5 6 SPHL Macon
Kristaps Nimanis D 16 2 4 6 +12 30 SPHL FAY/MAC
Jeff Sanders D 54 2 11 13 +7 30 SPHL Macon
Vinny Muto D 39 6 7 13 -16 66 NCAA Niagara

ECHL Signees

  • Charlie Finn – Allen (PTO) – Released 10/8
  • Troy Passingham – Atlanta (PTO) – Released 10/10
  • Eric Shand – Atlanta (PTO) – Released 10/7
  • John Siemer – Atlanta (PTO) – Released 10/7
  • Dylan Denomme – Cincinnati (SPC) – Released 10/5
  • John Gustafsson – Greenville (PTO) – Released 10/8
  • Daniel Echeverri – Florida (PTO) – Released 10/9
  • Brandon Pfeil – Florida (PTO) – Released 10/9
  • Stephen Pierog – Fort Wayne (PTO) – Released 10/10
  • Stathis Soumelidis – Quad City (PTO) – Released 10/10
  • Daniel Gentzler – Toledo (PTO) – Released 10/8
  • Darren McCormick – Utah (PTO) – Released 10/3
  • Chris Joseph – Wheeling (PTO) – Released 10/9

Opening Night Roster

Goalies

 
POS
GP
2016-17 Team
Status
W L OTL GAA SV%
Tyler Green G 22 12 5 4 2.81 .907 SPHL Fayetteville Traded 8/11
Jared Rutledge G 16 2 10 2 4.26 .891 D3 Aurora Signed 9/14

Forwards

 
POS
GP
G A PTS +/- PIM
2016-17 Team
Status
W L OTL GAA SV%
Dillan Fox C 49 16 20 36 0 16 SPHL Mississippi Signed 8/31
Devin Mantha C 32 18 21 39 +16 20 SPHL Mississippi Signed 7/20
Ryan Marcuz LW 56 26 19 45 +8 35 SPHL Mississippi Signed 7/27
Derek Sutliffe LW 11 3 7 10 +4 0 SPHL Mississippi Signed 8/17
Pijus Rulevicius F 29 7 18 25 10 D3 St. Norbert Signed 7/27
Jordan Carvalho F 25 6 31 37 2 D3 Morrisville Signed 8/10
Brant Sherwood C 48 14 19 33 +8 70 SPHL Mississippi Signed 8/17
Yesmukhan Tolepbergen LW 30 10 5 15 -9 12 Kazakhstan Astana
Bekmukhambet Tolepbergen RW 48 2 2 4 +2 12 Kazakhstan Arlan
Jesse Facchini RW 53 24 25 49 +27 10 FHL Watertown
Artur Drindrozhik LW 41 19 25 44 +16 10 FHL Berlin

Defensemen

 
POS
GP
G A PTS +/- PIM
2016-17 Team
Status
W L OTL GAA SV%
Richard Coyne D 49 0 6 6 0 23 SPHL Mississippi Signed 8/3
Matt Harrington D 52 10 14 24 -7 49 SPHL Mississippi Signed 8/10
Kristaps Bazevics D 25 2 8 10 -6 22 EBEL Ljubljana
Ralfs Grinbergs D 15 2 18 20 26 Latvia Liepaja
Robbie Hall D 24 0 6 6 14 D3 SUNY-Brockport
Vytal Cote D 50 2 9 11 -7 63 SPHL FAY/EVV

ECHL Signees

  • Matt Harrington – Florida (PTO) – Released 10/9
  • Derek Sutliffe – Greenville (PTO) – Released 10/8
  • Tyler Green – Indy (PTO) – Released 10/4
  • Donny Flynn – Orlando (PTO) – Released 10/6
  • Jeremy Olinyk – Orlando (SPC) – Released 10/9
  • Brant Sherwood – Rapid City (PTO) – Released 10/5
  • Dillan Fox – Reading (PTO) – Released 10/7
  • Ryan Marcuz – Wheeling (SPC) – Released 10/6

Opening Night Roster

Goalies

 
POS
GP
2016-17 Team
Status
W L OTL GAA SV%
Sean Bonar G 49 32 15 2 2.07 .927 SPHL Fayetteville Traded 9/29
Greg Dodds G  20  7 12 0 3.51 .905 CIS W. Ontario Signed 10/10

Forwards

 
POS
GP
G A PTS +/- PIM
2016-17 Team
Status
Josh Cousineau C 53 11 13 24 +2 62 SPHL Pensacola Signed 8/1
Stephen Hrehoriak RW 5 3 1 4 +2 0 SPHL Pensacola Signed 8/9
Garrett Milan F 46 10 10 20 28 EIHL Edinburgh Signed 9/14
Jessyko Bernard F 24 10 10 30 +4 36 France2 Brest Signed 9/27
Robert Lepine C 27 15 16 31 12 CIS Guelph Signed 10/3
Daniel Tedesco LW 29 2 6 8 -1 14 NCAA St. Cloud St. Signed 10/10
Mitch Vandergunst F 17 2 3 5 +2 75 SPHL Knoxville Signed 10/10
T.J. Sarcona F 38 2 9 11 -19 75 NCAA Niagara Signed 10/10
Phil Bushbacher F 35 24 16 40 -2 Erste Liga Galati Signed 8/30
Brian Morgan C 36 7 7 14 -5 26 NCAA UConn
Trever Hertz LW 50 14 24 38 +2 47 SPHL Knoxville Traded 10/18

Defensemen

 
POS
GP
G A PTS +/- PIM
2016-17 Team
Status
Nathan Bruyere D 42 8 16 24 +11 19 SPHL Pensacola Signed 10/4
Kyle Haines D 47 4 12 16 49 EIHL Fife Signed 8/17
Ryan Ruikka D 40 4 11 15 +31 0 Erste Liga Budapest Signed 10/2
Anthony Calabrese D 12 0 1 1 -2 2 ECHL Norfolk Signed 10/5
Mark Esshaki D 26 4 14 18 32 D3 Lake Forest Signed 10/6
Brandon Parrone D 24 1 5 6 4 D3 St. Scholastica Signed 10/10

ECHL Signees

  • Sean Bonar – Fort Wayne (SPC) – Released 10/9
  • Nathan Bruyere – Kalamazoo (PTO) – Released 10/4
  • Mark Esshaki – Quad City (PTO) – Released 10/8
  • Phil Bushbacher – Rapid City (SPC) – Released 10/5
  • Phil Bushbacher – Fort Wayne (SPC) – Released 10/10
  • Stephen Hrehoriak – South Carolina (SPC) – Released 10/9

Opening Night Roster

Goalies

 
POS
GP
2016-17 Team
Status
W L OTL GAA SV%
Eric Levine G 29 5 20 1 3.91 .898 ECHL Indy Signed 10/10
Michael Santaguida G 8 2 3 0 3.20 .882 NCAA Vermont Signed 10/10

Opening Night Roster

Forwards

 
POS
GP
G A PTS +/- PIM
2016-17 Team
Status
Eric Witzel  C 24 8 9 17 +17 36 SPHL HSV/PEO
Alec Hagaman  F 48 12 25 37 +2 108 SPHL Peoria
Mike Gurtler LW 32 12 11 23 +10 28 SPHL Peoria (15-16)
Cody Dion LW 48 24 15 39 +11 96 SPHL Peoria
Dakota Klecha RW 40 15 20 35 +20 54 SPHL Peoria
Connor Gorman LW 55 22 14 36 +13 24 SPHL Peoria
Justin Greenberg F 27 2 3 5 -13 10 NCAA Miami (OH)
Nick Miglio LW 49 7 10 17 -10 21 ECHL Rapid City
Jacob Barber F 28 17 22 39 14 D3 Stevens Point
Ryan Siiro F 33 2 5 7 -10 24 NCAA Princeton
Joseph Widmar C 25 2 4 6 -5 2 NCAA Mass-Amherst

Opening Night Roster

Defensemen

 
POS
GP
G A PTS +/- PIM
2016-17 Team
Status
Dave Pszenyczny D 47 3 28 31 +17 91 SPHL Peoria
Ben Oskroba D 48 1 10 11 +4 39 SPHL Peoria
Nick Neville D 18 0 2 2 0 2 ECHL South Carolina
Brandon Rumble D 34 8 15 23 0 41 ACHA Lindenwood
Kevin Patterson D 35 1 2 3 -28 14 NCAA Niagara
Geoff Fortman D 39 2 11 13 +5 18 NCAA Canisius

ECHL Signees

  • Nick Neville – Cincinnati (PTO) – Released 10/11
  • Don Olivieri – Fort Wayne (PTO) – Released 10/9
  • Connor Gorman – Quad City (PTO) – Released 10/8
  • Matt Leon – Rapid City (PTO) – Released 10/5

Opening Night Roster

Goalies

 
POS
GP
G A PTS +/- PIM
2016-17 Team
Status
W L OTL GAA SV%
Ryan de Melo G 28 9 13 3 3.29 .911 SPHL Roanoke
Brendan Leahy G 1 0 0 0 15.79 .000 NCAA Providence

Forwards

 
POS
GP
G A PTS +/- PIM
2016-17 Team
Status
Dmytro Babenko LW 51 11 12 23 -13 37 SPHL Roanoke
David Gandara LW 33 5 10 15 -8 7 SPHL Roanoke
Riley Spraggs RW 47 20 19 39 -6 13 SPHL COL/PEN/RNK
Colin Murray LW 17 6 4 10 -2 8 SPHL Roanoke IR-21
Zach Tatrn C 33 14 8 22 -8 6 SPHL Roanoke
Phil Bronner F 60 9 13 22 -16 38 SPHL EVV/RNK
Mitchell Mueller LW 30 3 4 7 -8 29 SPHL ROA/PEO
Viktor Tyutchenko F 28 29 27 56 18 WSHL Utah 3-Game
Steve Mele F 29 8 13 21 -8 6 SPHL Roanoke
Lee Yong Jun F 30 3 11 14 +8 26 Asia Anyang
Mike Moroso F 36 8 9 17 -8 6 SPHL Roanoke
Evan Schultz F 26 12 14 26 26 D3 Salve Regina

Defensemen

 
POS
GP
G A PTS +/- PIM
2016-17 Team
Status
Nick Schneider D 55 6 34 40 -15 94 SPHL Roanoke
Joe Sova D 56 7 23 30 -12 26 SPHL Mississippi
Travis Armstrong D 22 2 5 7 0 39 SPHL Roanoke
Brian Rowland D 21 5 5 10 21 D3 Norwich
Ben Bauer D 40 1 6 7 -10 33 SPHL COL/RNK
Chris Kravtchouk D 5 0 1 1 +3 0 FHL Dayton (14-15)

ECHL Signees

  • Joe Sova – Greenville (PTO) – Released 10/10
  • Dmytro Babenko – Norfolk (PTO) – Released 10/11
  • Mitchell Mueller – Norfolk (PTO) – Released 10/11
  • Colin Murray – Norfolk (PTO) – Released 10/10
  • Ben Bauer – Reading (PTO) – Released 10/7
  • Ryan de Melo – Wheeling (PTO) – Released 10/5

Players under the league’s veteran rule will be highlighted in yellow. Veterans are defined as those who have 224 or more professional games at the single-A level or higher.

Teams may have up to three veteran players on their active roster, provided the combined games are under 1,100.

ECHL signees: SPC – Standard Player Contract, PTO – Professional Try Out

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