1996-97 Brantford Smoke Roster

Colonial Hockey League (COHL)
Team Record: 42-25 (SO: 0-7) - 91 points
in the COHL's East Division
Lost in 2nd Round
Coach: Larry Trader (42-25, 7 OTL)
Location: Brantford, Ontario, Canada
Attendance: 52,688, Avg. 1,424 in 37 home dates
1996-97 Brantford Smoke Statistics

The Brantford Smoke of the Colonial Hockey League ended the 1996-97 season with a record of 42 wins and 25 losses, with a 0-7 showing in shootouts for 91 points in the COHL's East Division.

The Smoke scored 321 goals and yielded 286. Paul Polillo netted 61 goals for Brantford, while Phil Miaskowski, Mike Maurice and Wayne Muir each tallied 30 or more also. Paul Polillo contributed 112 assists. Paul Krake earned 29 wins in front of the net for the squad and a team-best 3.41 goals against average, leading goaltenders with enough qualifying appearances. Larry Trader coached the team. The 1996-97 Brantford Smoke lost in the in 2nd Round of the playoffs.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
Peter AkiwenzieDFebruary 18, 19756'1"201LOwen Sound, ON Canada
Evan AndersonDJanuary 5, 19725'8"170Regina, SASK Canada
Dave AussemRWJuly 26, 19755'9"181RHamilton, ON CAN
Jesse AustinDJanuary 12, 19756'3"220LHamilton, ON Canada
Greg BaileyDOctober 3, 19736'4"229LPort Stanley, ON Canada
Mike BajurnyLWSeptember 28, 19746'2"209LWalkerton, ON Canada
Jason BrousseauLWAugust 9, 19716'2"214LMontreal, QC Canada
David DoroshLFebruary 23, 19736'0"200LMississauga, ONT Canada
Robert DuBoisLWMarch 19, 19766'0"220RChemlsford, ON Canada
Shane DungeyDSeptember 21, 19736'5"225RRichmond Hill, ON CAN
Chris EconomouGApril 14, 19705'7"190LBuffalo, NY USA
Petr FranekGApril 6, 19756'0"187LMost, CZE
Mike GambleCAugust 17, 19755'9"174LBrantford, ON Canada
Bob GohdeDJune 9, 19716'1"205RChicago, IL USA
Roy GrayDApril 22, 19765'8"185RToronto, ON Canada
Ryan HarnettLFebruary 19, 19756'3"205LUxbridge, ONT Canada
Joe HawleyCMarch 13, 19715'10"185RPeterborough, ON Canada
Jamie HaydenDApril 19, 19726'0"201LSaskatoon, SK Canada
Chad HollowayDFebruary 29, 19726'1"196LBurlington, ON Canada
Corey IsenLWMay 26, 19755'8"201LLondon, ON Canada
Bernie JohnDJune 4, 19725'11"190LSudbury, ON Canada
Paul KrakeGMarch 25, 19696'0"170LLloydminster, AB Canada
Patrick LacombeDFebruary 4, 19745'11"201LMontreal, QC Canada
Jim LaingDFebruary 4, 19646'4"234LOakland, CA USA
Mike LobinowichCApril 28, 19716'0"200RBrampton, ONT Canada
Dave MacDonaldGSeptember 23, 19765'10"175LSt. Thomas, ON
Wayne MacPheeDJanuary 4, 19666'0"209RBrantford, ON CAN
Mike MauriceCApril 22, 19666'1"209LHamilton, ON Canada
Kade McAllisterFDecember 11, 19745'11"201LSudbury, ON Canada
Dan MenardCDecember 5, 19736'0"187LOttawa, ON Canada
Phil MiaskowskiFApril 16, 1974LToronto, ON Canada
Chad MichalchukLWJuly 10, 19736'0"190LCalgary, AB Canada
Paul MittonLWApril 6, 19706'1"209LHamilton, ON Canada
Stephen MordenRWApril 7, 19646'1"201RLondon, ON Canada
Wayne MuirLWJanuary 9, 19696'0"220LSydney, NS Canada
Greg PajorLSeptember 6, 19715'9"150LWilsonville, ONT Canada
Paul PolilloCApril 24, 19675'11"179LBrantford, ON Canada
Herb RaglanRAugust 5, 19676'0"205RPeterborough, ON Canada
Mike ShewanDApril 11, 19736'0"194RLondon, ON Canada
Shayne StevensonROctober 26, 19706'1"190RAurora, ON Canada
Mike TobinDApril 25, 19715'11"216LJarvis, ON Canada
Richie WalcottRWMay 17, 19706'2"225RGrand Cache, AB Canada
Joe WassilynCJanuary 20, 19745'11"203LToronto, ON CAN
Russ WoodLJanuary 20, 19755'9"160RKingsville, ONT Canada

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