College Station Spirit
College Station Spirit
City: College Station, Texas
League: North American 3 Hockey League
Division: South
Founded: 2013 (2016 as Spirit)
Home Arena: Spirit Ice Arena
Colors: Blue, Silver, Red, White
Owner(s): Exceed Hockey Group, LLC (Scott Meyer and Joe Pankratz)
Head Coach: Nick Bydal
Franchise history
2013 to 2016: Sugar Land Imperials
2016 to present: College Station Spirit

The College Station Spirit are a USA Hockey-sanctioned ice hockey team from College Station, Texas. The team commenced play with the 2013-14 season in Sugar Land, Texas and were known as the Sugar Land Imperials. They play in the North American 3 Hockey League at the Spirit Ice Arena.

Sugar Land Imperials

On May 24, 2016, the NA3HL announced that the team had been sold to the Exceed Hockey Group, LLC (Scott Meyer and Joe Pankratz) who also own the NAHL's Minnesota Magicians and the NA3HL's Chicago Bulldogs and are being relocated to College Station, Texas and will now be known as the College Station Spirit.  The team will know be based out of the Spirit Ice Arena, which is also home to the Texas A & M University club program.  As part of the sale and move Nick Bydal was named new head coach.  The team will continue to hold the playing rights of the players that were rostered with the Sugar Land Imperials from the 2015-16 season.

Season-by-season recordsEdit

GP W L OTL SOL Pts GF GA Regular Season Finish Playoffs
Sugar Land Imperials
2013-14 40 9 28 3 21 141 257 3rd of 3, Central
T-18th of 21, NA3HL
Lost Div. Semifinals, 0-2 vs. Dallas Jr. Stars
2014–15 47 11 35 1 23 135 272 6th of 6, South
27th of 31, NA3HL
Lost Div. Semifinals, 1-2 vs. Nashville Jr. Predators
2015–16 47 22 24 1 45 175 191 4th of 6, South
T-22nd of 34, NA3HL

Lost Div. Semifinals, 0-2 vs. Point Mallard Ducks

College Station Spirit
2016–17 47 6 38 2 1 15 98 252 6th of 6, South Did not qualify