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The Moncton Alpines name has been used by several teams from Moncton, New Brunswick. The name was originally used by a team in the Senior New Brunswick Hockey League. The only player from the senior team to move onto the NHL was Ron Henry Anderson.

The Alpines name was subsequently used by teams in the American Hockey League and the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. The AHL and QMJHL teams played home games at the Moncton Coliseum.

American Hockey LeagueEdit

Moncton Alpines
Moncton Alpines AHL
City: Moncton, New Brunswick
League: American Hockey League
Operated: 1982 to 1984
Home Arena: Moncton Coliseum
Affiliates: Edmonton Oilers
Franchise history
1978 to 1982 AHL: New Brunswick Hawks
1982 to 1984 AHL: Moncton Alpines
1984 to 1987 AHL: Moncton Golden Flames

In 1982, the New Brunswick Hawks were bought by the Edmonton Oilers and were renamed the Moncton Alpines, operating as the Oilers' minor league affiliate. The team played for two seasons until 1984, coached by Doug Messier both seasons. Following 1984 the team was bought by the Calgary Flames and renamed the Moncton Golden Flames.

The most famous former NHL player from the two Alpines seasons is Hockey Hall of Fame goaltender Grant Fuhr.

ResultsEdit

Season Games WonLostTiedPoints Goals
for
Goals
against
StandingPlayoffs
1982–83 803439 7 753043155th, NorthOut of playoffs
1983–84 803240 8 722512785th, NorthOut of playoffs

Quebec Major Junior Hockey LeagueEdit

Moncton Alpines
Moncton Alipines QMJHL
City: Moncton, New Brunswick]]
League: Quebec Major Junior Hockey League
Operated: 1995 to 1996
Home Arena: Moncton Coliseum
Franchise history
1995 to 1996: Moncton Alpines
1996 to present: Moncton Wildcats

The Moncton Alpines joined the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League as an expansion team for the 1995–96 season. They played for one season coached by Lucien DeBlois, and were renamed the Moncton Wildcats. The team's only player to make the NHL was the team-leading scorer, Pierre Dagenais.

ResultsEdit

Season Games WonLostTiedPoints Goals
for
Goals
against
StandingPlayoffs
1995–96 701448 8 362153607th, DilioOut of playoffs

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