1982/83

Team Roster & Stats - AUAA 1983/84

1984/85

Name:Red Devils
Record:21-3-0
Head Coach:Don MacAdam
Asst. Coaches:Jerry Kelly, Tom Coolen, Jim Dalton
Captain & Asst.:Mike Kelly with Mark Jeffrey & Scott Clements
Staff:Scott Brogan

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Mike Kelly
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Kevin Rochford
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Dave Mancuso
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Mark Jeffrey
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UNB had Don MacAdam back as coach, with Jerry Kelly and Tom Coolen as his assistants. The Red Devils had lost Scott Brogan, John Benson, Gary Clark, Mike David, Ian MacDonald and Jim Somers, but they had most of the key players back and added some power in Jamie Frizzell, Mark Jeffrey, Bill MacDonald, Terry Balcom, Tom St. James and Brian Thompson.
The Devils got off to a stumbling start losing the two games on their opening road trip to Acadia and St. Mary's, but then reeled off one of the best streaks by a UNB team when they won 11 straight through mid January. The loss to St. Mary's was later reversed as St. Mary's had used ineligable players and was reduced to an 0-24 record (they had won 13), so the only other loss was to UPEI 4-3 in overtime.

UNB finished first with a 21-3 by leading the league with fewest goals against. Although they were among the league leaders in goals for, nobody finished among the leaders, as Mike Kelly led with 16-15-31 in 24 games.

There was a low point during the season when Tom St. James opted to turn Pro with Rochester Amerians of the AHL after logging 5-12 in 12 games, but the Devils didn't skip a beat, winning all but one game after he left.

When it came time to dole out the All-Stars, UNB's team first approach didn't earn them any first team picks, but goalie Kevin Rochford, defenseman Dave Mancuso and winger Mark Jeffrey were all 2nd team selections. Rochford was also selected as the UNB Male Athlete of the Year.

In the first playoff round the Red Devils knocked off Acadia, but had a harder time with University of Moncton, winning 4-3 and 5-3 in the two game set to become AUAA champs for the first time since 1963-64.

That win took them to a playoff at home with the very powerful University of Toronto team coach by Tom Watts (correction: Mike Keenan). In the first game they were outshot 38-21 and lost 5-2 and then dropped the second tilt 3-2 (shots were 37-21) in front of a jam packed Aitken Centre. The Devils were 0 for 17 on the powerplay and did about as well as could be expected against a veteran team.

Ernie Fitsimmons, The History of Hockey in Fredericton: Volume 4 (pg. 28)

Reg. Season Playoffs Nationals
Name GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
Steve Adams 23 9 14 23 62 | 2 1 1 2 20
Terry Balcom 21 11 9 20 22 | 2 1 1 2 6
Dave Bluteau 24 10 11 21 44 | 2 0 0 0 4
Don Cameron 24 1 3 4 28 | 2 0 1 1 0
Scott Clements 24 5 14 19 78 | 2 0 1 1 4
Bruce Forbes 2 0 3 3 4
Jamie Frizzell 24 0 2 2 0 | 2 0 0 0 0
Sean Hastings 11 1 3 4 14
Mark Jeffrey 18 9 12 21 38 | 2 0 0 0 8
George Kelly 22 4 7 11 20 | 2 0 0 0 2
Mike Kelly 23 16 15 31 63 | 2 0 0 0 4
Alan Lewis 24 8 12 20 18 | 2 0 0 0 2
Bill MacDonald 22 7 7 14 0 | 2 0 0 0 4
Dave Mancuso 24 4 13 17 53 | 2 0 0 0 2
Paul Murphy 24 4 11 15 26 | 2 0 1 1 5
Kevin Rochford 24 0 0 0 0 | 2 0 0 0 2
Kurt Rugenius 24 1 7 8 47 | 2 0 1 1 4
Tom St.James 12 5 12 17 24
Brian Thomson 24 11 8 19 36 | 2 0 2 2 6
Ed Trail 7 2 1 3 6 | 2 1 0 1 0
Mark Welton 24 10 15 25 54 | 2 1 0 1 4
Terry Wood 1 0 0 0 2

Goalie Stats

NameTypeGamesGoalsAssistsPointsPMTot. Min.Tot. Game(s)GAA
Jamie FrizzellL 24 0 2 2 0 579 9 games and 39 min.3.21
V 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 min.0.00
Kevin RochfordL 24 0 0 0 0 889 14 games and 49 min.3.10
V 2 0 0 0 2 120 2 games and 0 min.4.00
Total-League 1468 24 games and 28 min.
Total-Nationals 120 2 games and 0 min.
Total 1588 26 games and 28 min.

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