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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.

Teams[edit | edit source]

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 | edit source]

List of seasons[edit | edit source]



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