The Las Vegas Thunder were an independent professional ice hockey team competing in the International Hockey League. The team's home rink was at the Thomas & Mack Center. They began play in the 1993–1994 season, folding on April 18, 1999.
The Thunder's best season was in 1995–1996 when it finished in 1st (Wins 57 Losses 17 Ties 8), but lost in the conference finals.
Throughout the team's history they garnered player development deals with the Phoenix Coyotes of the NHL, the ECHL's Knoxville Cherokees and Mississippi Sea Wolves and Russian side Lokomotiv Yaroslavl.
The team's mascot was "Boom-Boom", a polar bear.
|'''Turner Cup Champions||Huber Trophy Champions||Division Champions|
|Season||Conference||Division||Regular Season||Post Season|
|1993-94||Western||Pacific||1st||81||52||18||11||115||319||282||5||1||4||14||20||Lost in Quarterfinals, 1-4 (San Diego)|
|1994-95||Western||Southwest||2nd||81||46||30||5||97||328||278||10||4||6||27||35||Won in Conference Quarterfinals, 3-2 (Atlants) Lost in Conference Semifinals, 1-4 (Milwaukee)|
|1995-96||Western||Southwest||1st||82||57||17||8||122||380||249||15||9||6||59||53||Won in Conference Quarterfinals, 3–1 (Phoenix)Won in Conference Semifinals, 4–1 (Chicago)Lost in Conference Finals, 2-4 (Utah)|
|1996-97||Western||Southwest||4th||82||41||34||7||89||287||299||3||0||3||4||9||Lost in Conference Quarterfinals, 0-3 (Houston)|
|1997-98||Western||Southwest||4th||82||33||39||10||76||260||305||4||1||3||9||16||Lost in Conference Quarterfinals, 1-3 (Long Beach)|
|1998-99||Western||Southwest||4th||82||35||39||8||78||247||307||Did not qualify|