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Bracebridge Blues
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City: Bracebridge, Ontario, Canada
League: Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League
Founded: 2012
Home Arena: Bracebridge Memorial Arena
Colors: Blue and White
         
Owner(s): TPA Sports
General Manager: Allan Donnan
Head Coach: Steven Barnes
Franchise history
2012-2014: Bracebridge Phantoms
2014-2016: Bracebridge Blues

The Bracebridge Blues were a Canadian Junior ice hockey team based in Bracebridge, Ontario, Canada. They played in the Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League. The team folded early in October of 2016.

HistoryEdit

The Phantoms were announced on April 14, 2012 by the GMHL. In 2014 after a rough season and some ownership woes the team was supposed to move out of the GMHL and into the rival Canadian International Hockey League.[1] The GMHL ownership stepped in and didn't allow the move to happen. In April 2014, the ownership of the team was changed by the league and the team became the Bracebridge Blues.[2]

The Blues were quietly dropped from the schedule after forfeiting an October 9, 2016 game to Wiarton. At the time of leaving the league the team had a 0 win 6 loss record (including the forfeit) with 15 goals scored and 71 goals allowed.


Season-by-Season StandingsEdit

Season GP W L T OTL GF GA P Results Playoffs
Bracebridge Phantoms
2012-13 42 28 12 0 2 263 174 58 3rd GMHL Lost Division Final
2013-14 42 19 19 - 4 199 221 42 11th GMHL Lost Division Quarter-final
Bracebridge Blues
2014-15 42 10 32 - 0 140 286 20 4th NC Div - 19th GMHL Lost Conference Elimination Rd 1
2015-16 42 19 20 - 3 194 220 41 6th North Div - T-15th GMHL Lost Division Quarterfinals 3 games to none (Almaguin Spartans)
2016-17 6 0 6 - 0 15 71 0 N/A Folded October 2016

PlayoffsEdit

  • 2013 Lost division final
Bracebridge Phantoms defeated South Muskoka Shield 3-games-to-none in division semi-final
Temiscaming Titans defeated Bracebridge Phantoms 4-games-to-3 in division final
  • 2014 Lost division quarter-final
Rama Aces defeated Bracebridge Phantoms 3-games-to-2 in division quarter-final
  • 2015 Lost Elimination Round
Knights of Meaford defeated Bracebridge Blues 3-0 (game) in North Conference Elimination Round 1
  • 2016 Lost Division Quarterfinals
Almaguin Spartans 3 games to none

ReferencesEdit

  1. McShane, Kelly (2014-04-02). New beginning for the team formerly known as Phantoms. Bracebridge Examiner. Metroland Media. Archived from the original on 2014-09-16. Retrieved on 2014-09-16.
  2. Sitler, Matt (2014-04-23). Agreement would pave the way for new junior ‘A’ hockey club to operate out of Bracebridge Memorial Arena. Moose FM 105.5. Archived from the original on 2014-09-16. Retrieved on 2014-09-16.

Bracebridge Phantoms

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