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Iron Range Ironheads
City: Chisholm, Minnesota, United States
League: Superior International Junior Hockey League
Founded: July 12, 2011
Home Arena: Chisholm Sports Arena
Colors: Black, Silver, and White
General Manager: Steve Chelios
Head Coach: Steve Chelios

The Iron Range Ironheads are an American Junior ice hockey team based in Chisholm, Minnesota. The Ironheads play in the Canadian-based Superior International Junior Hockey League.


Ironheads in their striped jerseys. (2012)

On July 12, 2011, USA Hockey granted the Superior International Junior Hockey League an expansion team in the Iron Range Region of Northern Minnesota to begin play in September 2011.[1] The Ironheads' coach and general manager is Steve Chelios, brother of former NHL defenseman Chris Chelios.[2] Chelios is the franchise's managing partner, along with a group of investors from Vancouver, BC.[3]

On October 8, 2011, despite their first game being set back twice, finally stepped on the ice for their inaugural game. Their first game was against the Dryden Ice Dogs in Dryden, Ontario. Shamus O'Neill scored the franchise's first goal at 18:51 of the first period. The Ice Dogs won the game 5-1.

On December 10, 2011, the Ironheads defeated the Fort Frances Lakers 3-2 at home to win their first ever regular season game.

Season-by-Season Results[]

Season GP W L T OTL GF GA P Results Playoffs
2011-12 56 9 45 - 2 155 432 20 7th SIJHL


  • 2012


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