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Anoka Nordiques
City: Anoka, Minnesota
League: United States Hockey League
Founded: 1962
Franchise history
1978-1979: Anoka Nordiques
1979-1980: Hennepin Nordiques
1980-Present: Waterloo Black Hawks
Regular Season Titles: 1980, 2007
Division Championships: 1980, 2003, 2007
Playoff Championships: 1980, 2004

The Anoka Nordiques were a semi-professional team based in Anoka, Minnesota. They played in the United States Hockey League for the 1978-79 season.

The organization formed the core of the Minneapolis, Minnesota-based Hennepin Nordiques when the league became a Junior level league for the 1979-80 season. The team won both the Anderson Cup (regular season champion) and Clark Cup (playoff champion) in their only season in Minneapolis. The team relocated to Waterloo, Iowa after the previous incarnation of the Waterloo Black Hawks relocated to Dubuque, Iowa and became the first incarnation Dubuque Fighting Saints. When the Nordiques franchise moved to Waterloo they assumed the identity and history of the Waterloo Black Hawks which dated back to 1962.

United States Hockey LeagueEdit

Season Games Won Lost Tied Points Goals
1978-79 49 17 13 1 35 220 288 3rd Midwest

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