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The Colonial Hockey League was a minor professional league.

It was formed in 1991. THe original teams were:

The league was renamed the United Hockey League in 1997. In 2007 it was renamed again as the International Hockey League.

TeamsEdit

Team name City Arena Years Comments
Brantford Smoke Brantford, Ontario Brantford Civic Centre 1991-1997 join United Hockey League
Flint Bulldogs Flint, Michigan IMA Sports Arena 1991-1993 relocated to Utica, New York; renamed Utica Bulldogs
Michigan Falcons Fraser, Michigan Fraser Ice Arena 1991-1992 renamed Detroit Falcons (CoHL)
St. Thomas Wildcats St. Thomas, Ontario St. Thomas-Elgin Memorial Centre 1991-1994 relocated to London, Ontario; renamed London Wildcats
Thunder Bay Thunder Hawks Thunder Bay, Ontario Fort William Gardens 1991-1993 renamed Thunder Bay Senators
Chatham Wheels Chatham, Ontario Chatham Memorial Arena 1992-1994 relocated to Saginaw, Michigan; renamed Chatham Wheels
Detroit Falcons (CoHL) Fraser, Michigan Fraser Ice Arena 1992-1996 relocated to Port Huron, Michigan; renamed Port Huron Border Cats
Muskegon Fury Muskegon, Michigan L.C. Walker Arena 1992-1997 join United Hockey League
Flint Generals (1993–2010) Flint, Michigan IMA Sports Arena 1993-1997 join United Hockey League
Thunder Bay Senators Thunder Bay, Ontario Fort William Gardens 1993-1996 renamed to Thunder Bay Thunder Cats
Utica Bulldogs Utica, New York Utica Memorial Auditorium 1993-1994 folded
London Wildcats London, Ontario London Ice House 1994-1995 relocated to Dayton, Ohio; renamed Dayton Ice Bandits
Saginaw Wheels Saginaw, Michigan Wendler Arena 1994-1996 renamed Saginaw Lumber Kings
Utica Blizzard Utica, New York Utica Memorial Auditorium 1994-1997 join United Hockey League
Madison Monsters Madison, Wisconsin Dane County Coliseum 1995-1997 join United Hockey League
Quad City Mallards (1995–2007) Moline, Illinois The MARK of the Quad Cities 1995-1997 join United Hockey League
Dayton Ice Bandits Dayton, Ohio Hara Arena 1996-1997 sit out 1997-98 season; relocated to Utica, New York; renamed Mohawk Valley Prowlers in United Hockey League
Port Huron Border Cats Port Huron, Michigan McMorran Arena 1996-1997 join United Hockey League
Saginaw Lumber Kings Saginaw, Michigan Wendler Arena 1996-1997 join United Hockey League
Thunder Bay Thunder Cats Thunder Bay, Ontario Fort William Gardens 1996-1997 join United Hockey League

Playoff Champions (Colonial Cup)Edit

List of seasonsEdit



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