On October 3, 2006, it was reported that a Windsor, Ontario, based company been granted conditional approval to purchased and relocate the team , however that deal fell through On March 19, 2007, however, the AHL announced that the team had been purchased, and moved to Rockford, Illinois, to become the Rockford IceHogs (which was the name of a United Hockey League franchise).
The market was previously served by:
The team was replaced in this market by:
|Season||Prelim||1st round||2nd round||3rd round||Finals|
|1997–98||Out of Playoffs|
|1998–99||—||L, 0–3, Philadelphia||—||—||—|
|1999–00||Out of Playoffs|
|2000–01||—||L, 1–3, Norfolk||—||—||—|
|2001–02||L, 1–2, Chicago||—||—||—||—|
|2002–03||Out of Playoffs|
|2003–04||W, 2–0, Houston||L, 3–4, Milwaukee||—||—||—|
|2004–05||—||W, 4–3, Milwaukee||L, 1–4, Chicago||—||—|
PIRATES CAN'T DUCK A LOSS, 3-1\ THE CINCINNATI MIGHTY DUCKS USE STRONG GOALTENDING BY JASON RAM TO STIFLE PORTLAND.
Nov 14, 1998; By Bob Queenan Special to the Press Herald Portland Press Herald (Maine) 11-14-1998 SPORTS Jamie Ram had 35 saves Friday night to...