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New York Bluefins
City: Travel team
League: Federal Hockey League
Founded: 2010
Operated: 2010–2013
Colors: Navy blue, sky blue, white
              
Franchise history
2010: Broome County Barons
2010–2011: Cape Cod Barons
2011–2012: Cape Cod Bluefins
2012–2013: New York Bluefins
Championships
Regular Season Titles: 0

The New York Bluefins were a professional hockey team in the Federal Hockey League based in New York.

They played the 2010-11 season as the Broome County Barons. As a result of a market study conducted by the Federal Hockey League during the end of the 2010-2011 regular season the FHL moved the franchise to Cape Cod. MA.

The Barons franchise was owned by the Commissioner of the FHL, Don Kirnan. On March 3, 2011 the Federal Hockey League franchise rights for Cape Cod were transferred to the Cape Cod Hockey Development Foundation.

For the 2012-13 season, home games were scheduled to be played at a number of rinks throughout the Cape including ice arenas in Hyannis, Orleans, Falmouth, Bourne, and Martha's Vineyard. The team stopped playing home games in late November 2012.

On December 15, 2012, it was announced that the control of the Bluefins was taken by the league with plans to move to the Syracuse area of New York and took on the name New York Bluefins. However they became a road-only for the league to use to fill out the remaining home schedules of the other teams and would fold at the end of the season.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. New York Bluefins Statistics and History. HockeyDB. Retrieved on March 17, 2015.
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