1998-99 Thunder Bay Thunder Cats Roster

United Hockey League (UHL)
Team Record: 47-20 (SO: 0-7) - 101 points
in the UHL's Western Division
Lost in 2nd Round
Coach: Tom Warden (47-20, 7 OTL)
Location: Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
Attendance: 80,538, Avg. 2,177 in 37 home dates
1998-99 Thunder Bay Thunder Cats Statistics

The Thunder Bay Thunder Cats of the United Hockey League ended the 1998-99 season with a record of 47 wins and 20 losses, with a 0-7 showing in shootouts for 101 points in the UHL's Western Division.

The Thunder Cats scored 325 goals and conceded 247. Wayne Strachan netted 57 goals for Thunder Bay, while Neal Purdon, Jason Firth and Brant Blackned each tallied 30 or more, too. Jason Firth contributed 91 assists. J.F. Rivard earned 34 wins for the squad and a team-best 3.1 goals against average, leading goalies with significant playing time.

Tom Warden coached the team. The 1998-99 Thunder Bay Thunder Cats lost in the in 2nd Round of the playoffs.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
Brant BlacknedLWApril 4, 19746'0"220LWeminji, QC Canada
Dan BrenzavichGMay 27, 19755'9"170LThunder Bay, ON Canada
Mark CupoloLWNovember 17, 19656'0"170LMontreal, QC Canada
Jason DisherDMay 28, 19756'3"209LBells River, ON Canada
Jason FirthCMarch 29, 19715'11"185LDartmouth, NS Canada
Greg FullertonFApril 22, 19755'8"165Iron Bridge, ONT Canada
Jason GarattiDJanuary 12, 19736'1"201Thunder Bay, ON Canada
Grant GessellROctober 28, 1976155Winnipeg, MAN Canada
Mike HendersonLWMarch 24, 19746'1"216LBrampton, ON Canada
Kevin HollidayDMay 6, 19756'2"225LRed Lake, ON Canada
Derek LandmesserDJanuary 27, 19756'1"200R
J.C. LarocqueCFebruary 4, 19765'10"174Toronto, ON Canada
Jason LehmanDAugust 13, 19726'1"195Kingston, ONT Canada
Chad MacLeodGFebruary 26, 19756'0"170LToronto, ON Canada
David MayesDJuly 26, 19746'0"187LThunder Bay, ON Canada
Sean McEachranRWMay 27, 19755'11"201RWinnipeg, MB Canada
Barry McKinlayDAugust 8, 19676'3"192REdmonton, AB Canada
Dan MyreCJanuary 11, 19775'10"180ROttawa, ON
Normand PaquetCJuly 5, 19735'10"201LBeauport, QC CAN
Jason PayneLWSeptember 21, 19756'2"223RToronto, ON
Nikolai ProninRWApril 13, 19795'10"203LMoskva, Russia
Neal PurdonRWFebruary 1, 19705'10"174LThunder Bay, ON Canada
J.F. RivardROctober 2, 19725'9"175RLoretteville, QUE Canada
Allan RouletteDJanuary 20, 19756'0"185LPortage la Prairie, MB Canada
Harkie SinghDSeptember 15, 19786'3"218LToronto, ON Canada
Jeff SmithDMay 3, 19746'1"201RBelleville, ON Canada
Shawn SmithFJanuary 5, 19735'11"140RWinnipeg, MAN Canada
Dave StewartWOctober 18, 19745'11"194LAntigonish, NS Canada
Wayne StrachanRWDecember 12, 19725'9"185RFort Frances, ON Canada
Darrin SzczygielGDecember 2, 19745'8"140LBancroft, ONT Canada
Bryan WalkerDJanuary 21, 19656'3"205RRed Deer, AB Canada

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