1978/79

Team Roster & Stats - AUAA 1979/80

1980/81

Name:Red Devils
Record:15-11-1
Head Coach:Don MacAdam
Asst. Coach:Jerry Kelly
Captain & Asst.:Craig Crawford with Phil Handrahan & Sid Versy
Staff:Bruce Akerkly & Peter Spicer

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Coach MacAdam
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Sid Veysey
Sid
Veysey
Sid
Veysey
Dave Bluteau
Dave
Bluteau
Dave
Bluteau
Kevin Rochford
Kevin
Rochford
Kevin
Rochford
John Kinch
John
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John
Kinch

UNB coach Don MacAdam lost defenseman Dave Neill and John Pollabauer, along with several low scoring extras. After a 3-16-1 record, he was looking forward to what he added. The key player was former pro Sid Veysey, along with defensemen Dave Bluteau and Dave Wright, plus goalies Kevin Rochford and Scott Brogan. Other newcomers were Mike Goodfellow, Claude Grenier, Dave kent and Shawn McMahon.
It looked like more of the same as the Red Devils fell to 1-4 in their first five games, but they got the offense going to finish 11-7-1 in the final 19 games to take second place i nthe West behind power laden University of Moncton.

Veysey proved a real find, as he finished 4th in the West in scoring (25-28), while Gary Agnew and John Kinch both scored 20 times in the 27 game schedule. Offense wasn't a problem, as Brian Craig (11-30), George Wood (17-22), Craig Crawford (9-16) and Dave Bluteau (4-24) all managed a point per game, while Dave Wright scored well from his blieline post and led the team with 76 Penalty minutes. The Devils did give up 5.22 goals per game as defense wasn't their strength.

One of the lowlights of the season was losing a 6-3 game to cross town rivals St. Thomas Tommies, but in their next meeting the Devils exacted revenge with an 11-3 romp, led by four goals from John Kinch.
The playoff set-up was one loss and you are out. Teams crossed over to play teams from the other division and UNB were matched in a sudden-death game against St. F.X. Unfortunately, defensive problems prevailed and the Devils fell 7-4 to an offense led by Tony Cuomo and Greg Keating.

Ernie Fitsimmons, The History of Hockey in Fredericton: Volume 3 (pg. 218)

Reg. Season
Name GP G A Pts PIM
Gary Agnew 27 20 19 39 52
Dave Bluteau 27 4 24 28 49
Scott Brogan 16 0 0 0 2
Gordie Burns 26 9 5 14 33
Brian Craig 24 11 30 41 10
Craig Crawford 25 9 16 25 22
Kevin Daley 26 1 10 11 38
Rick Doucette 24 2 8 10 20
Mike Goodfellow 25 2 10 12 0
Claude Grenier 18 0 8 8 10
Phil Handrahan 9 1 1 2 2
Dave Kent 9 0 2 2 2
John Kinch 27 20 16 36 57
Ken MacLean 22 0 0 0 8
Shawn McMahon 7 0 5 5 8
Rod Pike 26 1 2 3 72
Ed Pinder 25 12 11 23 18
Vaughn Porter 27 18 17 35 43
Kevin Rochford 16 0 0 0 0
Bob Toner 27 8 5 13 14
Sid Veysey 27 25 28 53 46
George Wood 23 17 22 39 6
Dave Wright 27 3 16 19 76

Goalie Stats

NameTypeGamesGoalsAssistsPointsPMTot. Min.Tot. Game(s)GAA
Scott BroganL 16 0 0 0 2 610 10 games and 10 min.5.31
Ken MacLeanL 22 0 0 0 8 873 14 games and 33 min.5.29
Kevin RochfordL 16 0 0 0 0 167 2 games and 47 min.3.59
Total-League 1650 27 games and 30 min.

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