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Philadelphia Reapers - Hall Of Fame


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Welcome to the Philadelphia Reaper's Hall Of Fame, here we will honour the former Reapers team members who left a positive impact on the Reapers, and carved their names into the record books and Reapers history.

 

Inducted Members:

@DMaximus - Builder (GM S68-S77)

Bud Knight @Dilly Dilly- Forward (S67-S72)

Genghis Khan @caltroit_red_flames - Forward (S76-S78)

Darius Marimoto @Bobo - Forward (S73-S75)

 

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@DMaximus - Builder

Philadelphia Reapers GM S68-77

 

 

Games

W

L

OTL

P

Regular Season (S69 not included)

648

335

264

49

719

Playoffs

49

25

24

N/A

N/A

 

Dmaximus served as the GM of the Philadelphia Reapers from season 68 until season 77. During their time as the GM of the Reapers, Dmaximus had an impressive regular season record with 335 wins and only 264 losses. Despite their regular season success, Philadelphia would often struggle in the playoffs and would have a hard time getting out of the first round. In season 75, Philadelphia put together an incredible playoff run, getting past Yukon in 4, San Diego in 5, and finally defeating Mexico City in 6 to win the second Founder’s Cup in franchise history. 

 

Testimonials:

 

@Ricer13
Dmax was always a team first guy. The majority of what went on in his LR was private as it was a team only style LR. From a GM perspective Dmax was always a very easy going manager to talk to when it came to anything. Any player who came through Philly spoke highly of their experience. That is important as the M is the gateway to the VHL and retention is key. He was one of the good ones that helped new members learn and enjoy their time before moving up to the big leagues.

 

@InstantRockstar

When you look back at the tenure of Dmax in Philly, stemming all the way back to his hiring in S68 you can't help but see an amazing, talented mind at work. Dmax seemed to get along with jus2t about everyone and fit into the "GM" mold in the minor league very well. He is bright, ambitious and really charismatic, was eager like most of us to get his feet wet and show that he was truly capable of being in his role. I know his role started kind of on the downswing with an elimination from playoff contention but since that first season of his, he never looked back and truly put together a dominant force in the VHLM. Philly was dominant because of him from S69 to S73 and his knowledge proved he knew what he was doing, as he would rebuild for only one short season in S74 before finally capturing his coveted founders cup the very next season. I think in the end, Dmax left a tenure he, and anyone could be proud of, on top of the world and just an excellent, class act. Nothing but respect for Dmax

 

@KaleebtheMighty

He consistently brought together the locker room with a unity that was unique to the Philadelphia Reapers. It was a different way from other teams, and it helped shape me into the GM I am now. And I wouldn’t be nearly as good if it wasn’t for his stewardship.

 

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Bud Knight @Dilly Dilly - Forward

Philadelphia Reapers S67-S72

 

 

 

GP

G

A

P

+/-

Hits

SB

Regular Season

430

217

347

564

231

656

100

Playoffs

38

11

13

24

-5

48

9

 

The franchise leader in games played, goals, assists, and points, Bud Knight was the Philadelphia Reapers during his tenure. Although Bud Knight never won an individual or team award, they did put together some pretty solid seasons, recording a career high 49 goals in season 71, and 123 points in season 70. 

 

Testimonial:

 

@DMaximus

Bud Knight was already an international superstar prior to joining the Reapers thanks to a successful advertising campaign. Drafting him was a huge move for the Reapers. It really solidified the Reapers as a dominant franchise in the VHLM. Shortly after joining the team, Bud Knight made it known he wanted to be a Reaper for life. He lived the team motto “Once a Reaper, always a Reaper.” This commitment to the team (and roster rule changes along the way) is why he will likely always be the all-time franchise leader in most statistical categories. He helped define what it means to be a Reaper and his induction into the Reaper Hall of Fame is well earned and well deserved.

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Genghis Khan @caltroit_red_flames - Forward

Philadelphia Reapers S76-S78

 

 

GP

G

A

P

+/-

Hits

SB

Regular Season

216

139

132

271

+62

273

93

Playoffs

11

3

2

5

-4

13

5

 

Genghis Khan is currently ranked 5th among Reapers in all-time games played, 2nd for goals with 139, and 3rd for points with 271. Being drafted with the 55th overall pick in the S76 VHLM draft, Khan would go on to have a great VHLM career with the Reapers and become a fixture on the first line for two seasons. Although, Khan never won an individual award, they did crack the 50 goal mark and 100 points in season 77 and would be a valuable part of the Reapers forward core during season 78. After playing for the Reapers Khan would go on to play for the New York Americans in the VHL.

 

Testimonial:

 

@KaleebtheMighty

Khan was solid all around for the Reapers. Drafted back in S76, they spend 3 full seasons with the team, and I got to see him in action from a management standpoint for 2 of those seasons. He was consistent, reliable, and a presence on the ice that helped the Reapers continue their great level of play. 3 seasons of commitment and production make Khan an easy add to the HOF for the Philadelphia Reapers; it was an honor to have him wear the Reapers sweater in the VHLM.

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Darius Marimoto @Bobo - Forward

Philadelphia Reapers S73-75

 

 

 

GP

G

A

P

+/-

Hits

SB

Regular Season

216

87

138

225

20

76

105

Playoffs

19

3

11

14

1

10

4

 

Darius Marimoto is currently ranked 5th in all-time assists among Reapers, 6th for points, and is tied for 5th in goals. Marimoto was drafted 58th overall for the Reapers in the S73 draft. Although they never broke the 100 point mark Marimoto consistently improved throughout his Reapers tenure scoring 62, 74, and 89 points in each of their respective 3 seasons in Philadelphia. Furthermore, Marimoto was an integral part of the season 75 Reapers Founder’s Cup. After leaving Philadelphia, Marimoto joined the Chicago Phoenix and would go on to win a Continental Cup in season 76 with Chicago.

 

Testimonial - @DMaximus

If anyone is wondering what it means to be a Reaper, they need to look no further than Darius Marimoto. He lived and breathed Reaper for not only the time he was on the team, but well beyond that. A great, consistent performer, a fantastic locker room presence, and a great person, Marimoto is the textbook definition of a Reaper. 

 

S73 was a lean year for the Reapers, our first selection wasn’t until the 5th round. Darius was overlooked by all teams and fell to us. I’m not sure if that put a chip on his shoulder or what, but Marimoto excelled on the Reapers. He was a great leader, fitting into the role of captain immediately. He remained captain for 3 consecutive seasons, a testament to his loyalty and leadership. 

 

Of course, the highlight of his time on the Reapers was our cup winning season, S75. We had a great team. Great teams need great leaders. Marimoto provided us with that extraordinary leadership and led one of the greatest teams in the history of the VHLM, the S75 Reapers.

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