Minot Minotauros
City: Minot, North Dakota
League: North American Hockey League
Division: Central
Founded: 2011
Home Arena: Maysa Arena
Colors: Maroon, old gold, black, and white
Owner(s): PlayForward Sports Groups Inc.
General Manager: Marty Murray
Head Coach: Marty Murray
Media: Minot Daily News
Franchise history
2011-Present: Minot Minotauros

The Minot Minotauros (commonly known as the Tauros) are an American junior ice hockey team set to begin play for the 2011-12 season. Based in Minot, North Dakota, the Tauros will play their home games at Maysa Arena.[1][2]

The Tauros are Minot's 5th hockey team, following the Minot Raiders which played in the Southwest Hockey League in 1975-76 and than as the Minot Rangers for the 1976-77 season, the Minot Maple Leafs which played in the Continental Hockey League for the 1985-86 season, the Minot Americans/Top Guns which played in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League from 1987–97 and the Minot Muskies which played in the America West Hockey League for the 2000-01 season (the AWHL would later merge with the NAHL).[3]


Season-by-season recordsEdit

Season GP W L OL SL PTS GF GA PIM Finish Playoffs
2011–12 60 7 49 4 - 18 104 252 1,313 5th, Central Did not qualify
2012–13 60 26 30 4 - 56 157 186 1,284 4th, Central Lost Round 1, 1-3 vs. Austin Bruins
2013–14 60 24 33 3 - 51 130 165 797 4th, Central Lost Div. Semifinals, 1-3 vs. Austin Bruins
2014–15 60 37 17 6 - 80 184 137 856 2nd, Central Won Round 1, 3-0 vs. Bismarck Bobcats
Lost Quarterfinals, 2-3 vs. Austin Bruins
2015–16 60 35 19 6 - 76 185 158 1106 2nd, Central Lost Div. Semifinals, 1-3 vs. Austin Bruins
2016–17 60 38 18 4 0 80 192 156 1137 1st, Central Lost Div. Semifinals, 1-3 vs. Aberdeen Wings

External linksEdit


  1. NAHL Approves Minot, North Dakota Membership. North American Hockey League (2011-03-28). Retrieved on 2011-03-29.
  2. NAHL announces expansion into Minot. Minot Daily News (2011-03-29). Retrieved on 2011-03-29.
  3. NAHL adds Minot, ND, team starting next season. Chicago Tribune (2011-03-29). Retrieved on 2011-03-29.

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