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[[Image:Brampton battalion tank.jpg|thumb|250px|Brampton Battalion's inflatable tank, through which players enter at start of game.]]
 
[[Image:Brampton battalion tank.jpg|thumb|250px|Brampton Battalion's inflatable tank, through which players enter at start of game.]]
   
The '''Brampton Battalion''' was a [[junior ice hockey]] team in the [[Ontario Hockey League]]. The team was based in [[Brampton]], [[Ontario]] and started playing in 1998. As a result of consistently having among the lowest attendance in the OHL (last place in the OHL for its final 4 seasons), the team was relocated to [[North Bay, Ontario]] for the [[2013–14 OHL season]].
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The '''Brampton Battalion''' was a [[junior ice hockey]] team in the [[Ontario Hockey League]]. The team was based in [[Brampton]], [[Ontario]] and started playing in 1998. As a result of consistently having among the lowest attendance in the OHL (last place in the OHL for its final 4 seasons), the team was relocated to [[North Bay, Ontario]] for the [[2013–14 OHL season]].<ref>{{cite web|title=OHL's Battalion on move to North Bay\url=http://www.torontosun.com/2012/11/05/ohls-battalion-on-move-to-north-bay|accessdate=5 November 2012}}</ref>
   
 
==History==
 
==History==
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In 2005, team owner [[Scott Abbott]] was inducted into the Brampton Sports [[Hall of Fame]] for his work in building the franchise.<ref>{{cite web|title=Brampton Sports Hall of Fame|url=http://www.bramptonsports.ca/inductee.php?pk=111|accessdate=18 May 2006}}</ref>
 
In 2005, team owner [[Scott Abbott]] was inducted into the Brampton Sports [[Hall of Fame]] for his work in building the franchise.<ref>{{cite web|title=Brampton Sports Hall of Fame|url=http://www.bramptonsports.ca/inductee.php?pk=111|accessdate=18 May 2006}}</ref>
   
The Battalion name was chosen from community suggestions, and was also adopted by the competitive minor hockey program. the Battalion were covered by local television Rogers Community Cable 10 and the local newspaper, ''The Brampton Guardian''. The Battalion's secondary school educational programs were co-ordinated through Turner Fenton Secondary School.
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The Battalion name was chosen from community suggestions, and was also adopted by the competitive minor hockey program. the Battalion were covered by local television Rogers Community Cable 10 and the local newspaper, ''[[The Brampton Guardian]]''. The Battalion's secondary school educational programs were co-ordinated through [[Turner Fenton Secondary School]].
   
 
===Early days in the West===
 
===Early days in the West===
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