Detroit Olympics
City: Detroit, Michigan
League: Canadian Professional Hockey League 1927-29,
International Hockey League
Operated: 1927 to 1936
Home Arena: Detroit Olympia
Colors: Red, White
Affiliates: Detroit Red Wings
Franchise history
1927 to 1936: Detroit Olympics
1936 to 1956: Pittsburgh Hornets
1956 to Present: Rochester Americans
Regular Season Titles: 1933-34
Calder Cups: 1934-35

The Detroit Olympics were a minor league hockey team located in Detroit, Michigan that was a member of the Canadian Professional Hockey League 1927-29 and the International-American Hockey League 1929-36. The team played all of their home games at the Detroit Olympia. On October 4, 1936, after winning the IHL championship, the Olympics moved to Pittsburgh to become the Pittsburgh Hornets.


1935 Detroit Olympics Jersey


Two rookies on the 1935-36 team. Turk Broda (left) and Carl Liscombe

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