The city has a population of about 50,000 and a metro population of about 250,000.
- (ECHL, 1996-2005) sit out 2 years due to Hurricane Katrina damage
- (ECHL, 2007-2009) relinquish membership, city gets SPHL franchise
- (Southern Professional Hockey League, 2009-2014) ceased operations
- Southern Professional Hockey League expansion franchise to begin play with the 2015-16 season
- note: Mississippi RiverKings (former member of Central Hockey League and present member of the Southern Professional Hockey League) are based in Southaven, which is a suburb of Memphis, Tennessee
- Mississippi Coast Coliseum (1977-August 2005 and October 27, 1997 to present) closed due to damage from Hurricane Katrina
- Biloxi, Mississippi on Wikipedia