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Copper City Chiefs
Copper City Chiefs
City: Rome, New York
League: EPHL
Founded: 2007
Home Arena: John F. Kennedy Civic Arena (2000)
Colors: black, gold
Owner(s): Wayne Premo
Head Coach: Mike Beavis
Franchise history
2007 - 2008: Copper City Chiefs

The Copper City Chiefs were a low-level professional ice hockey team located in Rome, New York. The team was owned by Wayne Premo.

Franchise HistoryEdit

The Chiefs joined the NEHL as an expansion team for the 2007-2008 season. When the season was cancelled and the league folded mid-season in January 2008 the Chiefs after playing 8 games had a record of 4 wins and 4 losses. The owners tried to schedule Canadian Sr. teams to complete the remaining the home schedule to no avail. The team was announced as a member of the EPHL on April 22, 2008 but the name was not officially announced until July 2, 2008. However before the 2008-09 EPHL season began the franchise folded in early October 2008. Premo cited arena issues, economic issues, and lack of funds as reasons why the team folded[1]

Regular season recordsEdit

Season GP W L OTL PTS GF GA PIM Finish
2007-08 8 4 4 0 4 36 49 143 2nd*
2008-09 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 folded
  • (*) 07-08 season- NEHL disbanded mid-season
  • (**)08-09 season- Franchise folded before season began


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