Salt_Lake_Golden_Eagles

Salt Lake Golden Eagles

The Salt Lake Golden Eagles were a minor league hockey team based in Salt Lake City, Utah from 1969 to 1994.

They played in the Western Hockey League from 1969 to 1974, the Central Hockey League from 1974 to 1984 and the International Hockey League from 1984 to 1994. The Golden Eagles home ice was the Salt Palace from 1969 to 1991, and the Delta Center (now EnergySolutions Arena) from 1991 to 1994. In 1994 Larry H. Miller, who also owns the Utah Jazz and the Delta Center, sold the team to Detroit, Michigan interests. The Golden Eagles became the Detroit Vipers.

Season-by-season results

Regular season

Season Games Won Lost Tied OTL SOL Points Goals
For
Goals
Against
Standing
1969–70 72 15 43 14 -- -- 44 240 366 7th
1970–71 72 18 49 5 -- -- 41 217 327 6th
1971–72 72 29 33 10 -- -- 68 250 254 5th
1972–73 72 32 25 15 -- -- 79 288 259 2nd
1973–74 78 41 33 4 -- -- 86 356 297 2nd
1974–75 78 43 24 11 -- -- 97 317 245 1st, North
1975–76 76 37 35 4 -- -- 78 300 299 3rd
1976–77 76 31 39 6 -- -- 68 276 288 5th
1977–78 76 42 31 3 -- -- 87 283 238 2nd
1978–79 76 47 22 7 -- -- 101 314 209 1st
1979–80 80 49 24 7 -- -- 105 342 259 1st
1980–81 80 46 29 5 -- -- 97 368 295 2nd
1981–82 80 47 30 3 -- -- 97 368 329 1st, North
1982–83 80 41 38 1 -- -- 83 318 312 4th
1983–84 72 35 35 2 -- -- 72 334 330 3rd
1984–85 82 35 39 8 -- -- 82 332 323 6th
1985–86 82 44 36 -- 2 -- 90 340 325 4th, West
1986–87 82 39 31 12 -- -- 90 360 357 2nd, West
1987–88 82 40 34 -- 8 -- 88 308 303 2nd, West
1988–89 82 56 22 -- 4 -- 116 369 294 1st, West
1989–90 82 37 36 -- 9 -- 83 326 311 2nd, West
1990–91 83 50 28 -- 5 -- 105 353 296 2nd, West
1991–92 82 33 40 -- 9 -- 75 252 304 4th, West
1992–93 82 38 39 -- 5 -- 81 269 305 2nd, Pacific
1993–94 81 24 52 -- 5 -- 53 243 377 4th, Pacific

Playoffs

Season 1st round 2nd round Finals
1974–75 N/A N/A Won Adams Cup
1975–76 Lost in first round -- --
1976–77 Out of playoffs.
1977–78 Lost in first round -- --
1978–79 N/A N/A Lost in finals
1979–80 N/A N/A Won Adams Cup
1980–81 W, 3–2, FW W, 4–1, Tulsa Won, Wichita
1981–82 W, 3–1, Oklahoma City L, 2–4, Dallas --
1982–83 Lost in first round -- --
1983–84 Out of playoffs.
1984–85 N/A N/A N/A
1985–86 N/A N/A N/A
1986–87 N/A N/A N/A
1987–88 W, 4–3, Peoria W, 4–2, Colorado W, 4–2, Flint
1988–89 W, 4–0, Denver W, 4–1, Milwaukee L, 1–4, Muskegon
1989–90 W, 4–2, Milwaukee L, 1–4, Indianapolis --
1990–91 L, 0–4, Phoenix -- --
1991–92 L, 1–4, Kansas City -- --
1992–93 Out of playoffs.
1993–94 Out of playoffs.

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