1996-97 Fort Wayne Komets Statistics

International Hockey League (IHL)
Team Record: 28-47 (SO: 0-7) - 63 points
in the IHL's Central Division
Coach: Dave Farrish (6-13, 5 OTL)
Coach: John Torchetti (22-34, 2 OTL)
Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana
Attendance: 279,251, Avg. 6,811 in 41 home dates
1996-97 Fort Wayne Komets Roster

The Fort Wayne Komets of the International Hockey League ended the 1996-97 season with a record of 28 wins and 47 losses, with a 0-7 showing in shootouts for 63 points in the IHL's Central Division.

The Komets scored 223 goals and conceded 318, most in the circuit. John LeBlanc netted 30 goals for Fort Wayne, while Lee Davidson contributed 51 assists. Mike Torchia topped the squad with 20 wins and a team-best 3.47 goals against average, pacing goalies with significant playing time.

Dave Farrish and John Torchetti coached the team.

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Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG SOG SG%
Lee DavidsonC7324517560-1651218513.0
John LeBlancL7730316122-38160529510.2
Paul BrotenR5919284782-961214313.3
Craig DuncansonL6114243864-1612112711.0
Robin BawaR54102333181-101008112.3
Guy DupuisD806232984-52001553.9
Todd HarkinsC60121325131-204141408.6
Rob MurphyC359162540-84008211.0
Dan CurrieL241012226-125008511.8
Peter AmbroziakL571552028-141228118.5
Shawn EvansD417132034-162011116.3
Keli CorpseC334151926-11300547.4
Oleg MikulchikD515131875-16200598.5
Paul WillettC367101750-10221719.9
Brian FarrellLW45871536-21401938.6
Liam GarveyD555101592-19200806.3
Sean GagnonD727714457-24101897.9
Andy BezeauLW45459320-11200626.5
Grant RichisonD5117857-18000601.7
Marc LanielD2125719-6001355.7
Brian ShantzC182574-31002010.0
Bench 8266180000
Mikhail NemirovskyRW1624618-2000267.7
Yuri KrivokhijaL18246123000395.1
Chris TokD1913435-9000303.3
Sergei StasD/LW1413423-2000175.9
Nikolai TsulyginD5213832001118.2
Kevin MacDonaldD53123251-15100462.2
Eric LecompteLW1412362-11100263.8
Sebastien LaPlanteLW1012317-20001010.0
Igor NikulinR101234-5001214.8
Carlin NordstromRW911224-7000911.1
Jeff McLeanC61122-3000128.3
Ryan SavoiaC80222-7000110.0
Ravil YakubovC60222-100040.0
Brad LayzellD1502217-11000310.0
Mike KolendaD61010-2000616.7
Robin BouchardRW21012-1000333.3
Shannon FinnD1011020000
Pat MazzoliG15011200000
Shawn CroninD1301127-1100050.0
Ross WilsonRW50114-100040.0
Forbes MacPhersonC20114-100010.0
David GoverdeG1000000000
Glenn StewartLW80002-3000200.0
Jacque RodrigueD10000-10000
Sal ManganaroRW70000000030.0
Paul TaylorG1000000000
Dwight ParrishD20002100020.0
Mike TorchiaG57000600000
John EmmonsC1000000000
Paul KochD20000-200020.0
Tim CheveldaeG21000000000


Tim Cheveldae21113769440753.96616541.878
Mike Torchia57297020313711723.4716031431.893
Paul Taylor1601000033.003330.909
Pat Mazzoli1567216010423.75346304.879
David Goverde1600100077.005447.870

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