Special Sub-Topic: Defunct AHL Teams
|Baltimore has had three AHL clubs in league history. Which of the following was not one of the three?|
Mariners. The Baltimore Clippers were a member of the AHL from 1962-76, the Baltimore Skipjacks from 1982-93 and the Baltimore Bandits from 1995-97.
|Which of the following AHL teams called Binghamton, NY, home first?|
Broome Dusters. The Binghamton Broome Dusters were members of the AHL from 1977-80. The Binghamton Whalers were members from 1980-90, the Binghamton Rangers from 1990-97 and the Binghamton Senators began their membership in the AHL in 2002.
|Boston's only AHL team that played from 1971-74, was known as the what?|
Braves. The Boston Braves lost in the Calder Cup finals in two of their three seasons in the AHL.
|The Buffalo ____________ won five Calder Cup titles in their AHL career from 1940 to 1970.|
Bisons. The Buffalo Bisons won AHL Calder Cup titles in 1943, 1944, 1946, 1963, and 1970.
|What was the first Cincinnati based AHL team to win the Calder Cup championship?|
Swords. The Swords won the only (so far) Calder Cup awarded to a Cincinnati based team in 1973.
|The ________________ Express played in the AHL from 1981 to 1988, losing four straight years in the Calder Cup semi-finals.|
Fredericton. The Express served as the AHL affiliate of the Quebec Nordiques the seven years they played in the league.
|What was the nickname of Indianapolis' AHL team that played in the league from 1939 to 1952 and won two Calder Cup titles? |
Capitols. The Capitols won Calder Cup titles in 1942 and 1950.
|Which of the following was not a nickname of one of New Haven's three different AHL teams?|
Alpines. The New Haven Eagles played in the AHL from 1936-46, the Ramblers from 1946-51, and the Nighthawks from 1972-92.
|The Nova Scotia ________________________ won three Calder Cup titles in the AHL between 1972 and 1977.|
Voyageurs. The Nova Scotia Voyageurs won the Calder Cup in 1972, 1976, and 1977.
|How many Calder Cup titles did the Pittsburgh Hornets win in their AHL history?|
3. The Pittsburgh Hornets, members of the AHL from 1936 to 1967, won Calder Cup titles in 1952, 1955, and 1967.
|The Providence Reds won four Calder Cup titles in their history. Who was the head coach for two of them?|
Fred Cook. Cook was head coach of the Reds when they won the Calder Cup in 1938 and 1940. Reardon was head coach in 1949 when the Reds won and Crawford was at the helm for the Reds' title in 1956. Wilson never won a Calder Cup with the Reds, but he did take them to the finals in 1971, losing that season to Springfield.
|St. Louis had a team in the AHL from 1944 to 1953. What was their nickname?|
Flyers. In their nine AHL seasons, the St. Louis Flyers finished out of the playoffs seven times. They finished first in the Western Division in 1949 but lost in the semi-finals to Providence.
|Which of the following was not a nickname for one of Syracuse's five different AHL teams?|
Kings. The Syracuse Stars played in the AHL from 1936-40, the Syracuse Warriors from 1951-54, and the Syracuse Firebirds from 1979-80. There is also the Syracuse Eagles, who played from 1974-75 and the Syracuse Crunch, who play in the AHL today.
|The Springfield Indians were the first AHL team to win three consecutive Calder Cup titles. Who was their head coach for all three?|
Pat Egan. Egan was the head coach of the Indians when they defeated Rochester in the finals in 1960, Hershey in 1961, and Buffalo in 1962.
|Washington DC has had one AHL team in their history, nicknamed what?|
Lions. The Washington Lions played four seasons in the AHL (1941-42, 42-43, 47-48 and 48-49). They made the playoffs only once, losing in two straight games to Cleveland in 1942.
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