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1998-99 Kentucky Thoroughblades Roster

American Hockey League (AHL)
Team Record: 44-26-7-3 - 98 points
in the AHL's Mid-Atlantic Division
Lost in 2nd Round
Coach: Roy Sommer (44-26-7, 3 OTL)
Location: Lexington, Kentucky
Attendance: 245,779, Avg. 6,144 in 40 home dates
1998-99 Kentucky Thoroughblades Statistics

The Kentucky Thoroughblades of the American Hockey League ended the 1998-99 season with a record of 44 wins and 26 losses (and 3 overtime losses) and 7 ties for 98 points in the AHL's Mid-Atlantic Division.

The Thoroughblades scored 272 goals and surrendered 214. Steve Guolla netted 29 goals for Kentucky, and Herbert Vasiljevs recorded 48 assists. Evgeni Nabokov earned 26 wins in front of the net for the squad, while Sean Gauthier added 15 or more wins, too. Sean Gauthier recorded a 2.5 goals against average, leading goaltenders with enough qualifying appearances.

Roy Sommer coached the team. The 1998-99 Kentucky Thoroughblades lost in the in 2nd Round of the playoffs.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
Peter AllenDMarch 6, 19706'2"200RCalgary, AB Canada
Beau BilekDMay 3, 19736'1"201RDes Moines, IA USA
Joe BlaznekLW/CSeptember 8, 19756'1"205LAllen Park, MI USA
Alexandre BoikovDFebruary 7, 19756'0"200LChelyabinsk, Russia
Eric BoultonLAugust 17, 19766'1"220LHalifax, NS Canada
Dan BoyleDJuly 12, 19765'11"190ROttawa, ON Canada
Matt BradleyRJune 13, 19786'3"201RPointe-Claire, QC Canada
Garrett BurnettLSeptember 23, 19756'3"225LCoquitlam, BC Canada
Shawn BurrLJuly 1, 19666'1"205LSarnia, ON Canada
Mike CraigRJune 6, 19716'1"185RLondon, ON Canada
Jarrett DeulingLMarch 4, 19746'0"205LVernon, BC Canada
Curtis DoellDOctober 3, 19765'11"209RSaskatoon, SK Canada
Dave DuerdenLApril 11, 19776'2"200LOshawa, ON Canada
Terry FriesenGOctober 29, 19775'11"190LWinkler, MB
Sean GauthierGMarch 28, 19715'11"200LSudbury, ON Canada
Forrest GoreLWAugust 17, 19746'0"194Palmer, AK USA
Christian GosselinDAugust 21, 19766'5"234RLaval, QC Canada
Steve GuollaCMarch 15, 19736'0"190LScarborough, ON Canada
Eric HallmanDMay 21, 19736'2"220REden Prairie, MN USA
Scott HannanDJanuary 23, 19796'1"225LRichmond, BC Canada
Shawn HeinsDDecember 24, 19736'4"210LEganville, ON Canada
Harold HershRWApril 18, 19746'1"185RLaval, QC Canada
Alexander KorolyukRJanuary 15, 19765'9"190LMoscow, Russia
Filip KubaDDecember 29, 19766'3"205LOstrava, Czech Republic
Mike KucsulainLWDecember 24, 19746'4"212Troy, MI USA
Dave LambethDSeptember 12, 19755'11"185Clarkston, MI USA
Steve LingrenDApril 15, 19736'0"185LLake Cowichan, BC
Andy MacIntyreLWApril 16, 19746'1"190LThunder Bay, ON Canada
Xavier MajicCOctober 3, 19736'0"187LFernie, BC Canada
Brantt MyhresLMarch 18, 19746'3"220REdmonton, AB Canada
Evgeni NabokovGJuly 25, 19756'0"200LUst-Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan
Greg PankewiczRNovember 6, 19706'0"185RDrayton Valley, AB Canada
Craig PatersonDNovember 6, 19726'2"203LScarborough, ON Canada
Mark PivetzDDecember 9, 19736'4"216LEdmonton, AB Canada
Mathieu RabyDJanuary 19, 19756'3"220RHull, QC Canada
Jon RohloffDOctober 3, 19695'11"220RMankato, MN USA
Jarrod SkaldeCFebruary 26, 19716'0"185LNiagara Falls, ON Canada
Jan SlavikDMay 18, 19756'1"207L
Mark SmithCOctober 24, 19775'10"200LEdmonton, AB Canada
Andy SuttonDMarch 10, 19756'6"245LKingston, ON Canada
Herbert VasiljevsCMay 27, 19765'11"180RRiga, Latvia
Eric VeilleuxCFebruary 20, 19725'9"165LQuebec, QC Canada
Steffon WalbyRWNovember 22, 19726'1"190RMadison, WI USA
Darren WetherillDJanuary 28, 19706'0"185LRegina, SK Canada
Andrei ZyuzinDJanuary 21, 19786'1"208LUfa, Russia



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