1993-94 Wheeling Thunderbirds Roster

East Coast Hockey League (ECHL)
Team Record: 38-23-3 (SO: 0-4) - 83 points
in the ECHL's North Division
Lost in 3rd Round
Coach: Doug Sauter (38-23, 7 OTL)
Location: Wheeling, West Virginia
Attendance: 170,000, Avg. 5,000 in 34 home dates
1993-94 Wheeling Thunderbirds Statistics

The Wheeling Thunderbirds of the East Coast Hockey League ended the 1993-94 season with a record of 38 wins and 23 losses (and 3 overtime losses), with a 0-4 showing in shootouts for 83 points in the ECHL's North Division.

The Thunderbirds netted 327 goals and gave up 289. Darren Schwartz scored 54 goals for Wheeling, while Tim Tisdale and Vadim Slivchenko tallied 30 or more, too. Tim Roberts contributed 58 assists. Brett Abel topped the squad with 22 wins, and Eric Raymond recorded a 3.58 goals against average, best among goaltenders with enough qualifying appearances.

Doug Sauter coached the team. The 1993-94 Wheeling Thunderbirds lost in the in 3rd Round of the playoffs.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
Brett AbelGMay 10, 19706'2"185LLynnfield, MA
Jim BerminghamCNovember 12, 19716'4"214LMontreal, QC Canada
Kelly Chase
Dion DarlingDOctober 22, 19746'3"220LEdmonton, AB Canada
Derek DeCostyCJanuary 4, 19685'11"190LClarksville, TN USA
Sebastien FortierLWOctober 12, 19736'0"198LGreenfield Park, QC Canada
Rival FullumLWFebruary 12, 19715'10"194LGeraldton, ON Canada
Clayton GainerRWMarch 13, 19696'2"194REdmonton, AB CAN
Steve GibsonLWOctober 10, 19726'1"201LListowel, ON Canada
Tom HoldemanRWNovember 8, 19706'2"205Columbus, IN USA
Bill HornGApril 16, 19675'8"165LWhitewood, SK Canada
John JohnsonCFebruary 22, 19715'10"194LLindsay, ON Canada
Sylvain LapointeDMarch 14, 19736'0"190Anjou, QC CAN
Petr MarekFJanuary 13, 19686'2"203LPraha, CZE
Marquis MathieuCMay 31, 19735'11"190RHartford, CT USA
Hiroyuki MiuraDDecember 31, 19736'3"192RKushiro, JPN
Cory PatersonDApril 18, 19705'11"198RRegina, SASK Canada
Brent PopeDFebruary 20, 19736'2"225RHamilton, ON Canada
Tony PrpicRWJune 16, 19736'4"225RCleveland, OH USA
Eric RaymondGApril 26, 19725'11"187LMontreal, QC Canada
Tim RobertsDMarch 6, 19696'2"190LBoston, MA USA
Darren SchwartzLWMarch 28, 19685'11"209LKamsack, SK Canada
Vadim SlivchenkoFMarch 28, 19705'10"180LKharkov, Ukraine
Tim TisdaleCMay 28, 19686'1"190RShaunavon, SK Canada
John Van KesselRWDecember 19, 19696'4"216RBridgewater, NS Canada
Terry VirtueDAugust 12, 19706'0"198LScarborough, ON Canada
Steve WalkerRWJanuary 12, 19736'0"190LCollingwood, ON Canada
Brock WoodsDApril 20, 19716'0"187RBelleville, ON Canada

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