2000-01 Detroit Vipers Roster

International Hockey League (IHL)
Team Record: 23-53 (SO: 0-6) - 52 points
in the IHL's East Division
Coach: Brad Shaw (23-53, 6 OTL)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Attendance: 211,718, Avg. 5,164 in 41 home dates
2000-01 Detroit Vipers Statistics

The Detroit Vipers of the International Hockey League ended the 2000-01 season with a record of 23 wins and 53 losses, with a 0-6 showing in shootouts for 52 points in the IHL's East Division.

The Vipers scored 184 goals, worst in the league and allowed 311, most in the circuit. Nils Ekman netted 22 goals for Detroit, and Martin Cibak contributed 28 assists. Dieter Kochan topped the squad with 13 wins and a team-best 3.55 goals against average, leading regular goalies. Brad Shaw coached the team.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
Dmitry AfanasenkovLMay 12, 19806'2"209RArkhangelsk, Russia
Likit AnderssonDFebruary 24, 19736'0"198LPhisanulok, THA
Kaspars AstashenkoDFebruary 17, 19756'2"183LRiga, Latvia
Chris BogasDNovember 12, 19766'1"205RCleveland Heights, OH USA
Martin CibakCMay 17, 19806'1"196LLiptovsky Mikulas, Slovakia
Travis ClaytonCMarch 9, 19765'8"181LParadise Hill, SK Canada
Dan CloutierGApril 22, 19766'1"195LMont-Laurier, QC Canada
Ben ClymerDApril 11, 19786'1"200LEdina, MN USA
Phil CroweRApril 4, 19706'2"230LNanton, AB Canada
Kris CummingDJanuary 29, 19776'0"181Manchester, NH USA
Gordie DwyerLJanuary 25, 19786'3"215LDalhousie, NB Canada
Nils EkmanRMarch 11, 19766'0"185LStockholm, Sweden
Matt ElichRSeptember 22, 19796'3"196RGrosse Pointe, MI USA
Mark FitzpatrickGNovember 13, 19686'2"195RToronto, ON Canada
Kyle FreadrichLDecember 28, 19786'7"260LEdmonton, AB Canada
Maxim GalanovDMarch 13, 19746'1"205LKrasnoyarsk, Russia
Daniel GoneauLJanuary 16, 19766'0"195LMontreal, QC Canada
Sergey GusevDJuly 31, 19756'1"205LNizhniy Tagil, Russia
Markus HelanenGApril 27, 19766'3"201LHelsinki, FIN
Ryan HoopleGMarch 19, 19776'0"190LEdmonton, AB Canada
Mike JonesLMay 18, 19765'11"160Toledo, OH USA
Konstantin KalmikovFJune 14, 19786'4"220RKharkov, Ukraine
Sheldon KeefeRSeptember 17, 19805'11"185RBrampton, ON Canada
Michael KiesmanC/DFebruary 1, 19796'1"185LPrince Rupert, BC Canada
Dieter KochanGMay 11, 19746'1"180LSaskatoon, SK Canada
Evgeny KonstantinovGMarch 29, 19816'0"176LKazan, Russia
Kyle KosDMay 25, 19796'3"183R
Kristian KudrocDMay 21, 19816'7"255RMichalovce, Czech Republic
Mikko KuparinenDMarch 29, 19776'4"220LKerava, FIN
Mario LarocqueDApril 24, 19786'2"182LMontreal, QC Canada
Paul LawsonCJune 21, 19776'5"227LHamilton, ON CAN
Paul MaraDSeptember 7, 19796'4"219LRidgewood, NJ USA
Steve MartinsCApril 13, 19725'9"185LGatineau, QC Canada
Darren MeekDSeptember 25, 19715'10"190LWilliams Lake, BC Canada
Craig MillarDJuly 12, 19766'2"212LWinnipeg, MB Canada
David MitchellGSeptember 18, 19746'0"170LCharlottetown, PE CAN
Bryan MuirDJune 8, 19736'3"224LWinnipeg, MB Canada
Scott NicholCDecember 31, 19745'9"175REdmonton, AB Canada
Jason PodollanRFebruary 18, 19766'1"198RVernon, BC Canada
Marek PosmykDSeptember 15, 19786'5"228RJihlava, Czech Republic
Maxim PotapovLWMay 25, 19805'11"183LVoronezh, RUS
Dale RominskiROctober 1, 19756'2"200RFarmington Hills, MI USA
Cory SarichDAugust 16, 19786'4"207RSaskatoon, SK Canada
Eric SchneiderC/LWSeptember 15, 19776'0"196LCalgary, AB Canada
Kenton SmithDSeptember 10, 19795'11"180LEdmonton, AB
Samuel St. PierreRJune 28, 19795'9"165Laurierville, QUE Canada
Jan SulcCFebruary 17, 19796'3"187RLitvinov, CZE
Jaroslav SvejkovskyLOctober 1, 19766'1"193RPlzen, Czech Republic
Edo TerglavRWJanuary 24, 19806'1"207LKranj, SLO
Kahlil ThomasCDecember 22, 19755'9"190RToronto, ON Canada
Mark ThompsonDApril 26, 19796'6"229RSt. Albert, AB Canada
Rhett TrombleyRWDecember 9, 19746'3"225RNew Westminster, BC Canada
Thomas ZieglerCJune 9, 19785'11"174LZurich, Switzerland
Andrei ZyuzinDJanuary 21, 19786'1"208LUfa, Russia



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