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| division = North Division
 
| division = North Division
 
| founded = [[1969–70 AHL season|1969]] (Current franchise)<br />1994 (As a member of the [[International Hockey League (1945-2001)|IHL]]) (First franchise)
 
| founded = [[1969–70 AHL season|1969]] (Current franchise)<br />1994 (As a member of the [[International Hockey League (1945-2001)|IHL]]) (First franchise)
| operated = [[2011–12 AHL season|2011]]–[[2016-17 AHL Season|2017]]
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| operated = [[2011–12 AHL season|2011]]–present
 
| arena = [[Mile One Centre]]
 
| arena = [[Mile One Centre]]
 
| colours = Red, white and blue<br />{{color box|#C51230}} {{color box|#FFFFFF}} {{color box|#083A81}}
 
| colours = Red, white and blue<br />{{color box|#C51230}} {{color box|#FFFFFF}} {{color box|#083A81}}
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| dates11 = 2002–2015
 
| dates11 = 2002–2015
 
| name12 = '''St. John's IceCaps'''
 
| name12 = '''St. John's IceCaps'''
| dates12 = 2015–2017
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| dates12 = 2015–present
 
|reg_season_titles = 0
 
|reg_season_titles = 0
 
|division_titles = '''1''' ([[2011–12 AHL season|2011–12]])
 
|division_titles = '''1''' ([[2011–12 AHL season|2011–12]])
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The '''St. John's IceCaps''' were a professional [[ice hockey]] team based in [[St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador]], Canada. They are members of the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference of the [[American Hockey League]] (AHL). The team was originally affiliated with the second incarnation of the [[Winnipeg Jets]] from 2011 to 2015. However, beginning with the 2015–16 AHL season, they were the top affiliate of the [[Montreal Canadiens]] of the [[National Hockey League]] (NHL) after the Jets relocated their franchise back to [[Manitoba Moose|Manitoba]] and the Canadiens moving the former [[Hamilton Bulldogs]] franchise to St. John's. The IceCaps were also affiliated with the [[Brampton Beast]] of the [[ECHL]].
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The '''St. John's IceCaps''' are a professional [[ice hockey]] team based in [[St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador]], Canada. They are members of the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference of the [[American Hockey League]] (AHL). The team was originally affiliated with the second incarnation of the [[Winnipeg Jets]] from 2011 to 2015. However, beginning with the 2015–16 AHL season, they will be the top affiliate of the [[Montreal Canadiens]] of the [[National Hockey League]] (NHL) after the Jets relocated their franchise back to [[Manitoba Moose|Manitoba]] and the Canadiens moving the former [[Hamilton Bulldogs]] franchise to St. John's. The IceCaps are also affiliated with the [[Brampton Beast]] of the [[ECHL]].
   
 
==History==
 
==History==
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After missing the playoffs in the [[2012–13 AHL season|2012–13 season]], the IceCaps would finish [[2013–14 AHL season|2013–14]] in second place in the Atlantic Division (46-23-2-5, 99 pts) and would return to the playoffs by earning the fourth playoff seed in the Eastern Conference. The IceCaps defeated the [[Albany Devils]] 3 games to 1 in the conference quarterfinals and the [[Norfolk Admirals]] 4 games to 2 in the conference semifinals. On June 3, 2014, with a 5-0 victory over the [[Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins]] in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Championship series, the IceCaps claimed the Richard Canning Trophy as Eastern Conference champions and advanced to the Calder Cup Finals for the first time since relocating to Newfoundland from Manitoba. This marked the second time that St. John's would be represented in the AHL Championship series and the first since the [[St. John's Maple Leafs]] advanced to the 1992 Calder Cup Finals against the [[Adirondack Red Wings]]. The IceCaps would be defeated in five games by the Western Conference Champion [[Texas Stars]].
 
After missing the playoffs in the [[2012–13 AHL season|2012–13 season]], the IceCaps would finish [[2013–14 AHL season|2013–14]] in second place in the Atlantic Division (46-23-2-5, 99 pts) and would return to the playoffs by earning the fourth playoff seed in the Eastern Conference. The IceCaps defeated the [[Albany Devils]] 3 games to 1 in the conference quarterfinals and the [[Norfolk Admirals]] 4 games to 2 in the conference semifinals. On June 3, 2014, with a 5-0 victory over the [[Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins]] in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Championship series, the IceCaps claimed the Richard Canning Trophy as Eastern Conference champions and advanced to the Calder Cup Finals for the first time since relocating to Newfoundland from Manitoba. This marked the second time that St. John's would be represented in the AHL Championship series and the first since the [[St. John's Maple Leafs]] advanced to the 1992 Calder Cup Finals against the [[Adirondack Red Wings]]. The IceCaps would be defeated in five games by the Western Conference Champion [[Texas Stars]].
   
===[[Montreal Canadiens]] franchise (2015–2017)===
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===[[Montreal Canadiens]] franchise (2015–present)===
 
In January 2014, True North Sports and Entertainment chairman [[Mark Chipman]] confirmed that the organization was exploring plans to relocate their AHL franchise to [[Thunder Bay]], [[Ontario]] after the current lease with Danny Williams' group expired in 2015. Although the IceCaps have been a financial success, the geographical location of St. John's has presented significant travel difficulties for Jets personnel. Williams stated he would try and find another team to bring to Newfoundland should the IceCaps leave.<ref>{{cite news|url=http://www.tsn.ca/nhl/story/?id=441790|title=Jets Exploring Move of AHL Team from St. John's to Thunder Bay|publisher=TSN.ca|date=January 21, 2014}}</ref>
 
In January 2014, True North Sports and Entertainment chairman [[Mark Chipman]] confirmed that the organization was exploring plans to relocate their AHL franchise to [[Thunder Bay]], [[Ontario]] after the current lease with Danny Williams' group expired in 2015. Although the IceCaps have been a financial success, the geographical location of St. John's has presented significant travel difficulties for Jets personnel. Williams stated he would try and find another team to bring to Newfoundland should the IceCaps leave.<ref>{{cite news|url=http://www.tsn.ca/nhl/story/?id=441790|title=Jets Exploring Move of AHL Team from St. John's to Thunder Bay|publisher=TSN.ca|date=January 21, 2014}}</ref>
   
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Such reports were confirmed by the AHL on March 12, 2015, when the current IceCaps' return to Winnipeg was announced. However, the IceCaps identity will remain, to be taken up by the [[Montreal Canadiens]]' franchise and affiliate (previously known as the [[Hamilton Bulldogs]]) when they relocate to St. John's for the 2015–16 season.<ref name="icecapshabs">{{cite web | url=http://www.stjohnsicecaps.com/article/st-johns-new-home-for-montreal-canadiens-ahl-team/ | title=St. John’s New Home for Montreal Canadiens’ AHL Team | publisher=St. John's IceCaps | date=March 12, 2015 | accessdate=March 12, 2015}}</ref>
 
Such reports were confirmed by the AHL on March 12, 2015, when the current IceCaps' return to Winnipeg was announced. However, the IceCaps identity will remain, to be taken up by the [[Montreal Canadiens]]' franchise and affiliate (previously known as the [[Hamilton Bulldogs]]) when they relocate to St. John's for the 2015–16 season.<ref name="icecapshabs">{{cite web | url=http://www.stjohnsicecaps.com/article/st-johns-new-home-for-montreal-canadiens-ahl-team/ | title=St. John’s New Home for Montreal Canadiens’ AHL Team | publisher=St. John's IceCaps | date=March 12, 2015 | accessdate=March 12, 2015}}</ref>
   
The tenure as a Canadiens farm team was brief as the Canadiens confirmed that their AHL farm team will be based out of [[Laval, Quebec]] in the new arena that is scheduled to open in mid-2017.
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The tenure as a Canadiens farm team will be brief as the Canadiens confirmed that their AHL farm team will be based out of [[Laval, Quebec]] in the new arena that is scheduled to open in mid-2017.
   
 
==Team Information==
 
==Team Information==
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===Logo===
 
===Logo===
[[File:SJIceCaps.png|200px|logo 2011-2015 as affiliate of [[Winnipeg Jets]]]]
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[[File:SJIceCaps.png|logo 2011-2015 as affiliate of [[Winnipeg Jets]]]]
   
 
The St. John's IceCaps' colours were aviator blue, white, polar night blue, and silver; the same colours used by the Winnipeg Jets, their parent club. The IceCaps' home uniform was a white jersey with a polar night blue collar with aviator blue and silver trim, while their away uniform was a polar night blue jersey with aviator blue and silver trim, with the IceCaps logo placed on the front. These jerseys were styled from the Winnipeg Jets' jerseys. The IceCaps' jerseys also included the Winnipeg Jets' primary logo on the shoulder.
 
The St. John's IceCaps' colours were aviator blue, white, polar night blue, and silver; the same colours used by the Winnipeg Jets, their parent club. The IceCaps' home uniform was a white jersey with a polar night blue collar with aviator blue and silver trim, while their away uniform was a polar night blue jersey with aviator blue and silver trim, with the IceCaps logo placed on the front. These jerseys were styled from the Winnipeg Jets' jerseys. The IceCaps' jerseys also included the Winnipeg Jets' primary logo on the shoulder.
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===Mascot===
 
===Mascot===
'''Buddy the Puffin''' was the mascot of the IceCaps. Buddy was previously the mascot of the [[St. John's Maple Leafs]]. Buddy's number is 92, which represents 1992, the year that he was introduced as the mascot of the St. John's Maple Leafs.<ref>{{cite news|last=Short|first=Robin|title=Game melts away for IceCaps|url=http://www.thetelegram.com/Sports/2011-10-22/article-2784205/Game-melts-away-for-IceCaps/1|accessdate=July 8, 2012|newspaper=The Telegram|date=October 22, 2011}}</ref>
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'''Buddy the Puffin''' is the mascot of the IceCaps. Buddy was previously the mascot of the [[St. John's Maple Leafs]]. Buddy's number is 92, which represents 1992, the year that he was introduced as the mascot of the St. John's Maple Leafs.<ref>{{cite news|last=Short|first=Robin|title=Game melts away for IceCaps|url=http://www.thetelegram.com/Sports/2011-10-22/article-2784205/Game-melts-away-for-IceCaps/1|accessdate=July 8, 2012|newspaper=The Telegram|date=October 22, 2011}}</ref>
   
 
===Schedule===
 
===Schedule===
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!Points
 
!PCT
 
!PCT
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!Standing
 
!Standing
 
!Year
 
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|[[2015–16 AHL season|2015–16]] || 76 || 32 || 33 || 8 || 3 || 75 || .493 || 208 || 239 || 5th, North || [[2016 Calder Cup playoffs|2016]] ||colspan=4| Out of playoffs
 
|[[2015–16 AHL season|2015–16]] || 76 || 32 || 33 || 8 || 3 || 75 || .493 || 208 || 239 || 5th, North || [[2016 Calder Cup playoffs|2016]] ||colspan=4| Out of playoffs
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|[[2016-17 AHL Season|2016-17]] || 76 || 36 ||30 || 8 || 2 || 82 || .539 || 216 || 220 || 4th, North || [[2017 Calder Cup Playoffs|2017]] || L, 1-3 [[Syracuse Crunch|SYR]]|| - || - || -
 
 
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==Team records==
 
==Team records==
   
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