Thunderbirds Unveil Opening Day Roster

UPDATE: A previous version of this article had Jay Kenney listed as inactive, this was incorrect and has been changed below.

The Carolina Thunderbirds have revealed their 20-man opening day roster for the 2018-19 season. The team has also placed 6 players on their inactive/reserve list.

The Thunderbirds active roster consists of 10 Americans, eight Europeans and two Canadians from eight American states, two Canadian provinces and seven different countries total.

The Thunderbirds inactive list consist of players who are either on injured reserve, working through immigration, are part-time players, or have other issues that arise during the season preventing them from playing.


Kelly Curl1G5.10195McLeansville, NCL
Dominik Fejt2D 6.5230Prague, CZER
Stanislav Vlasov4D5.11200St. Petersburg, RUSL
Karel Drahorad7D5.8207Prague, CZER
Peter Cicmanec8F6.2190Prievidza, SVKL
Jiri Pargac10F5.7176Novy Jicin, CZEL
Michael Bunn11F6.2195Raleigh, NCR
Petr Panacek12F6167Vysocany, CZER
Chase Fallis14F6.1195Calgary, ABL
CJ Blaszka15D5.10200Brookfield, CTL
Jan Salak16F6.6230Trebic, CZER
Jay Kenney17D6230Boston, MAR
Josh Pietrantonio19F6.2210Hamilton, ONTR
Joe Cangelosi21F6.2205Plainsboro, NJR
Artur Drindrozhik23F6180Grodno, BLRL
Cody Oakes25F6.1185Denver, COR
Taylor Love27D6.3220Mission Viejo, CAR
Everett Thompson28F6.1210Grand Rapids, MIR
JT Walters29D6.2205San Diego, CAR
Henry Dill30G6.2190Columbus, OHL


Seth Gustin5D6185Phoenix, AZR
Viktor Grebennikov13F6190Magnitorgosk, RUSL
Jay Croop22F5.11198Madison, WIR
Jiri Pestuka24F6.2195Prostejov, CZER
Frankie McClendon31G6175Oakland, CAL
Steve MacIntyre33F6.5250Brock, SKL