AHL CENTRAL 1516

AHL CENTRAL DIVISION

Team Years in League Calder Cups/Finalist Logo
Charlotte Checkers (Carolina) 6 0/0 Penguins
Home: Bojangles’ Coliseum – 9,605 -Built in 1955
In the 1st 5 seasons in the AHL, have been in 4 differently names divisions, East, Midwest, South, West

Chicago Wolves (St. Louis)  15 2/3 B-Sens
Home: All State Arena – 16,692 – Built in 1980
Won the Calder Cup twice including their first season in the AHL in the 2001-02 season.

Grand Rapids Griffins (Detroit) 15 1/1 Phantoms
Home: Van Andel Arena – 10,834 – Built in 1996
Won the 2013 Calder Cup Finals over the Syracuse Crunch to win their first pro championship.

Iowa Wild (Minnesota)  3 0/0 Bears
Home: Wells Fargo Arena – 15,181 – Built in 2006
After finishing last season in last place in the AHL, the team looks to improve greatly in year 3.

Lake Erie Monsters (Columbus) 9 0/0 Bears
Home: Quicken Loans Arena – 10,025 – Built in 1994
The Monsters have only made the playoffs once in 8 years, a 1st round loss the Moose in 2011

Milwaukee Admirals (Nashville) 15 1/2 Bears
Home: BMO Bradley Harris Center – 17,845 – Built in 1988
Have missed the Calder Cup playoffs the last 4 seasons.

Manitoba Moose (Winnipeg) 11 0/1 Bears
Home: MTS Centre – 15,294 – Built in 2004
2nd incarnation of the team, played in Manitoba from 2001-11 before moving to St. John’s

Rockford IceHogs (Chicago) 9 0/0 Bears
Home: BMO Harris Bank Center – 5,895 – Built in 1981
Made it back to the playoffs for the 1st time in 5 years in 2014-15 making it to the 2nd round.

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