Botany Swarm

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Botany Swarm
Botany Swarm logo.jpg
City Auckland, New Zealand
League NZIHL
Founded 2005
Home arena Paradice Botany
Colours White, Maroon, Black, Yellow
Head coach Andreas Kaiser
Captain Andrew Hay
Franchise history
2005–2007 South Auckland Swarm
2007– Botany Swarm

The Botany Swarm is a team in the New Zealand Ice Hockey League. It is based in Auckland, New Zealand and was founded in 2005 as the South Auckland Swarm. Their name was changed prior to the 2007 season due to it being similar to some of the other teams and to better reflect the area in Auckland where their home rink located. Botany Swarm are the 2007, 2008, and 2010 NZIHL champions.

Current roster[edit]

2016 roster
First name Last name # Position Country of origin Notes
Alain Giauque 30 Goaltender Switzerland
Grace Harrison 32 Goaltender New Zealand
Michael Hopkinson 1 Goaltender New Zealand
Steven Adams 20 Defenseman Australia
Blake Fraser 3 Defenseman New Zealand
Logan Fraser 24 Defenseman New Zealand
Andrew Hay 13 Defenseman New Zealand Captain
Jermaine Joyce 5 Defenseman New Zealand
Jamie Lawrence 2 Defenseman New Zealand
Stephen Mawson 14 Defenseman New Zealand
Ahmed Reynolds-Hatem 35 Defenseman New Zealand
Leith Thompson 23 Defenseman New Zealand
Fei Xu 15 Defenseman China
Liam Arlie 33 Forward New Zealand
Johnnie Andrews-Nye 34 Forward New Zealand
Michael Attwell 6 Forward South Africa (A)
K.C. Ball 19 Forward Canada
Jordan Challis 22 Forward New Zealand (A)
Thomas Clow 16 Forward New Zealand
Lewis Commons 26 Forward New Zealand
Dion Guest 17 Forward New Zealand
Oliver Hay 21 Forward New Zealand
Aaron Henderson 7 Forward New Zealand
Ritchie Hopkinson 11 Forward New Zealand
Kyle Jonsson 18 Forward New Zealand
Maxim Kaluzhny 27 Forward Russia
David Lindgren 9 Forward Sweden Import
Garret McCombe 4 Forward New Zealand
Alexander Polozov 10 Forward Estonia
Sami Saastamoinen 25 Forward Finland Import
Matthew Taylor 12 Forward New Zealand
Robin Vortanov 8 Forward New Zealand

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