|Thief River Falls Norskies|
|City:||Thief River Falls, Minnesota|
|League:||Superior International Junior Hockey League|
|Home Arena:||Ralph Engelstad Arena|
|Colors:||Orange, Blue, Gray and White|
|General Manager:||Kevin McCallum|
|Head Coach:||Cole Workman|
The Thief River Falls Norskies are a USA Hockey and Hockey Canada sanctioned team that was established in 2016 to play in the Superior International Junior Hockey League. The team is based out of the Ralph Engelstad Arena in Thief River Falls, Minnesota.
History[edit | edit source]
The Norskies were founded in 2016 by a group of local investors that included former National Hockey League player Tim Bergland. The team name was chosen following a contest in local elementary schools and confirmed by the ownership group as it reflects on the Norwegian heritage of northwestern Minnesota.
Season-by-season results[edit | edit source]
|2016-17||56||30||21||2||3||219||205||65||1st of 6 SIJHL||Lost Preliminary Round 1-3, (Fort Frances Lakers)|
|2017-18||56||41||11||2||2||211||133||86||2nd of 6 SIJHL||Lost Semifinals 1-4, (Thunder Bay North Stars)|
|2018-19||56||31||20||4||1||224||173||67||3rd of 6 SIJHL||Won First Round, 3-0 (Minnesota Iron Rangers|
Lost Semifinals 1-4 (Red Lake Miners)
|2019-20||54||30||21||3||0||213||193||63||3rd of 6 SIJHL||Season cancelled before end of regular season|
|2020-21||Season Cancelled due to border crossing issues due to COVID-19 pandemic|
- "Thief River Norskies to join SIJHL meetings in Dryden", KenoraOnline.com, 11 June 2016.
- SIJHL's newest franchise to be dubbed the Thief River Falls Norskies. SIJHL.com (10 June 2016).
- "Thief River Fall's new junior hockey team starts to build roster", Grand Forks Herald, 31 May 2016.
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