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Adirondack Thunder
AdirondackThunder
City: Glens Falls, New York
League: ECHL
Conference: Eastern Conference
Division: East Division
Founded: 1990
Home Arena: Glens Falls Civic Center
Colors: Red, black, gold, silver, white, silver                         
Owner(s): Calgary Sports and Entertainment
(N. Murray Edwards, chairman)
General Manager: Brad Pascall
Head Coach: Cail MacLean
Media: The Post-Star
Affiliates: Calgary Flames (NHL)
Stockton Heat (AHL)
Franchise history
1990-1992: Cincinnati Cyclones
1992-2001: Birmingham Bulls
2001-2005: Atlantic City Boardwalk Bullies
2005-2015: Stockton Thunder
2015-: Adirondack Thunder

The Adirondack Thunder is a professional ice hockey team in the ECHL which will begin play for the 2015–16 season. Based in Glens Falls, New York and affiliated with the NHL's Calgary Flames, the Thunder will play their home games at the Glens Falls Civic Center.

The Thunder will replace the AHL's Adirondack Flames, which will be relocated to Stockton, California to become the Stockton Heat.

HistoryEdit

On January 29, 2015, the Calgary Flames announced that they would be moving their AHL affiliate, the Adirondack Flames, to Stockton as one of five charter member's of the AHL's new Pacific Division.[1] The next day, the Flames announced that the ECHL's Stockton Thunder (who they had purchased the day before) would move to Glens Falls in what was essentially a "market swap".

The Thunder name, logo and colors were unveiled on February 11, 2015.[2]

Season-by-season recordsEdit

Regular Season Playoffs
Season GP W L OTL SOL Pts GF GA Standing Year 1st round 2nd round 3rd round Kelly Cup
2015–16 72 38 28 2 4 82 197 189 2nd, East Div. 2016 W, 4–1, MAN L, 3–4, SC

ReferencesEdit

  1. Flames AHL affiliate to join new Pacific Division. Calgary Flames (January 29, 2015). Retrieved on February 1, 2015.
  2. Calgary named Adirondack Thunder. The Post-Star (February 11, 2015). Retrieved on February 11, 2015.

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