Great Falls Americans

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This article is about the current NA3HL team. For the original WHL franchise of same name, see: Great Falls Americans (WHL).
Great Falls Americans
City Great Falls, Montana
League North American 3 Hockey League (NA3HL)
Founded 2011
Home arena Great Falls IcePlex (1,500)
Colors

Red, White, and Blue


              
Owner(s) Jim Keough
General manager Jeff Heimel
Head coach Jeff Heimel
Franchise history
2011-present Great Falls Americans


The Great Falls Americans are an USA Hockey-sanctioned Tier III Jr. A ice hockey team from Great Falls, Montana. The 2011-12 season is their inaugural as an expansion team, originally scheduled to be part of the Northern Pacific Hockey League[1] they instead became part of the American West Hockey League. They play out of the Great Falls IcePlex. The players, ages 16–20, carry amateur status under Junior A guidelines and hope to earn a spot on a Canadian Major Junior, Collegiate or Minor Professional team.


In March 2014, the North American 3 Hockey league accepted the AWHL league as the new "Frontier Division" of the NA3HL, being play in the 2014-15 season.[2]

Roster[edit]

Number Name Position Height Weight Shoots Date of Birth Hometown
1 Lauren Massie G 5-10 175 -- December 13, 1996 Wasilla, Alaska
3 Arseny Ivanov D 5-11 178 L February 5, 1996 Moscow, Russia
4 Robert Kalata F 6-0 175 R July 30, 1995 Park Ridge, Illinois
6 Dylan Garton F 5-11 205 L July 14, 1994 Great Falls, Montana
7 Blake Miller D 5-10 155 L September 7, 1995 Great Falls, Montana
8 Lucas Lomax F 5-10 175 L March 6, 1994 Phoenix, Arizona
13 Tanner Dodd D 6-1 170 L April 10, 1995 Great Falls, Montana
14 Hunter Garris D 6-4 220 R February 27, 1996 Anchorage, Alaska
15 Georgy Ostapchuk F 6-5 195 L August 31, 1995 Eniseysk, Russia
16 Zack Mese F 5-9 150 R June 19, 1994 Kenai, Alaska
17 Erik Gatson F 5-7 150 L March 2, 1994 Phoenix, Arizona
18 Reed Link D 6-0 170 L January 26, 1995 St. Louis, Missouri
19 Josh Larson F 5-10 170 L December 1, 1995 Anchorage, Alaska
20 Craig Hayes F 5-10 200 R June 30, 1996 Anchorage, Alaska
21 Wade Wylie F 5-11 175 R December 27, 1996 Lake Stevens, Washington
22 Cody Page F 5-6 150 R August 30, 1995 Capistrano Beach, California
23 Lucas Stover D 6-1 170 L August 12, 1994 Corona, California
24 Brendan Jester F 5-11 190 R September 15, 1996 Anchorage, Alaska
25 Austin Krantz F 5-8 165 R May 11, 1995 Highland Ranch, Colorado
26 Miles Giorgione D 5-10 175 L April 30, 1996 Anchorage, Alaska
27 Malachi Bushey F 5-8 167 L June 7, 1996 Tucson, Arizona
29 Connor Barta D 6-1 180 L June 11, 1995 Great Falls, Montana
30 Jordan Moran G 6-3 195 -- June 1, 1995 Prior Lake, Minnesota
35 Wyatt Monear G 6-0 160 -- June 1, 1995 Wasilla, Alaska
93 Adam Apangalook F 5-8 148 L March 26, 1996 Wasilla, Alaska

Season-by-season standings[edit]

Season GP W L OTL PTS GF GA PIM Finish Playoffs
2011-12 48 1 46 1 2 97 359 1,343 6th of 6 League did not qualify
2012-13 48 16 30 2 34 129 194 954 6th of 7 League did not qualify
2013-14 48 36 9 3 75 216 121 981 2nd of 8 League Won SemiFinal, 3-1 (Wild)
Lost FINALS, 0-3 (Bighorns)
North American 3 Hockey League
2014-15 47 34 10 3 71 168 87 644 1st of 7 Frontier Div
3 of 31 league
Won Div. Semi-final, 2-0 (Bulls)
Won Div. Finals, 2-0 (Bighorns)
Advance to Silver Cup

Silver Cup[edit]

NA3HL Playoff Championships

Year Round Robin Record Standing SemiFinal Bronze Medal Game Gold Medal Game
2015 L, Wolves 1-3
L, Jets 1-3
L, Bulls 1-6
0-3-0 3 of 3 Pool B not used not used did not qualify

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