The team played in the American Amateur Hockey League throughout its existence from 1896 to 1918. It won championships in 1906-07, 1912-13, 1913-14, and 1914-15.
St. Nicholas then entered the United States Amateur Hockey Association when that league started up in 1920. However, the team did not enjoy much success and folded in 1923.
In 1933-34 they entered a team for one season in the Eastern Hockey League. They finished in last place with a 0-17-7 record.