Rochester Mustangs

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The Rochester Mustangs were a hockey team in Rochester, Minnesota. From 1947 to 1970 they were a senior team in various leagues. From 1985 to 2002 they were a Junior "A" team in the United States Hockey League.

Senior team[edit | edit source]

The senior team played as follows:

They played in the Mayo Civic Auditorium.

Season-by-season results[edit | edit source]

American Amateur Hockey League[edit | edit source]

Season GP W L T Pts GF GA Standing Playoffs
1947-48 20 4 15 1 9 5th
1948-49 15 7 7 1 15 3rd
1949-50 16 13 2 1 27 97 49 1st
1950-51 23 19 4 0 38 152 93 1st
1951-52 40 15 21 4 34 5th Did not qualify

Central Hockey League[edit | edit source]

Season GP W L T Pts GF GA Standing Playoffs
1952-53 32 21 9 2 44 169 113 1st Won Championship

Minnesota Hockey League[edit | edit source]

Season GP W L T Pts GF GA Standing Playoffs
1953-54 12 3 9 0 6 3rd
1954-55 17 15 1 1 31 127 73 1st

United States Central Hockey League[edit | edit source]

Season GP W L T Pts GF GA Standing Playoffs
1955-56
1956-57 13 10 3 0 20 T-1st
1957-58 21 15 6 0 30 158 99 1st
1958-59 20 19 1 0 38 191 81 1st
1959-60 24 18 6 0 36 176 104 2nd
1960-61 21 19 2 0 38 1st

Note: some games in 1957-58 appear to have been worth more than two points

Senior Mustangs who played in the NHL[edit | edit source]

Junior team[edit | edit source]

The junior team moved to Rochester in 1985. They had been the Austin Mavericks from 1974.

They played in the Rochester Recreation Center, which had a capacity of 2500.

These Mustangs lasted until 2002 when an old arena and declining attendance spelled the end of the team. They won the American National Junior "A" championship in 1987, 1988, and 1998.


Junior Mustangs who played in the NHL[edit | edit source]

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