|League:||American Hockey League (AHL)|
|Home Arena:||Stockton Arena|
|Owner(s):||Calgary Sports and Entertainment|
(N. Murray Edwards, chairman)
|Head Coach:||Ryan Huska|
|Affiliates:||Calgary Flames (NHL)|
Adirondack Thunder (ECHL)
|1993–2003:||Saint John Flames|
|2005–2007:||Omaha Ak-Sar-Ben Knights|
|2007–2009:||Quad City Flames|
The Stockton Heat will be a professional ice hockey team in the American Hockey League (AHL) which will begin play for the 2015-16 season. Based in Stockton, California and affiliated with the National Hockey League's Calgary Flames, the team will play its home games at Stockton Arena. It is a relocation of the existing Adirondack Flames AHL franchise, joining several other AHL franchises to form a new AHL Pacific Division in California.
The Heat will replace the ECHL's Stockton Thunder, which began play in 2005 and will continue to do so until the end of the 2014–15 season, after which they will move to Glens Falls, New York to play as the Adirondack Thunder.
History[edit | edit source]
On January 29, 2015, the Calgary Flames announced that they would be moving their AHL affiliate, the Adirondack Flames, to Stockton as one of five charter member's of the AHL's new Pacific Division.
The team held a name-the-team contest and announced the five finalists as the Blaze, Fire, Heat, Inferno, and Scorch on February 24, 2015. The winning name was announced by the Calgary Flames on March 11, 2015.
Season-by-season results[edit | edit source]
|2015–16||68||32||32||2||2||68||.500||194||224||6th, Pacific||2016||Out of playoffs|
|2016-17||68||34||25||7||2||83||.610||212||182||4th Pacific||2017||L 2-3 SJB||-||-||-|
|2017–18||68||34||28||2||4||74||.544||211||204||6th, Pacific||2018||Out of playoffs|
|2018–19||68||31||31||4||2||68||.500||235||252||6th, Pacific||2019||Out of playoffs|
|2019–20||55||30||17||4||4||68||.618||194||170||3rd, Pacific||2020||Season cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic|
|2020–21||30||11||17||2||0||24||.400||79||95||5th, Canadian||2021||No playoffs were held|
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