2002–03 UHL season

The 2002–03 United Hockey League season was the 12th season of the United Hockey League (Colonial Hockey League before 1997), a North American minor professional league. Ten teams participated in the regular season and the Fort Wayne Komets won the league title.

2002–03 UHL season
ChampionsFort Wayne Komets

OffseasonEdit

The Port Huron Border Cats ceased operations and were replaced with a new franchise named the Port Huron Beacons.

The Knoxville Speed folded after the team went bankrupt.

The Asheville Smoke folded despite efforts to save the team due to poor attendance and the Asheville Civic Center being outdated

The B.C. Icemen declared bankruptcy and was sold to local owners who launched an expansion team in the AHL named Binghamton Senators.

The New Haven Knights folded because their home arena, the New Haven Coliseum closed.

Regular seasonEdit

Eastern Division GP W L T GF GA Pts
Fort Wayne Komets 76 44 21 11 249 191 99
Adirondack IceHawks 76 44 28 4 300 245 92
Elmira Jackals 76 41 28 7 257 254 89
Port Huron Beacons 76 38 30 8 248 268 84
Flint Generals 76 32 36 8 257 298 72
Western Division GP W L T GF GA Pts
Quad City Mallards 76 41 25 10 281 240 92
Missouri River Otters 76 38 28 10 262 236 86
Muskegon Fury 76 38 29 9 245 257 85
Rockford IceHogs 76 35 34 7 233 271 77
Kalamazoo Wings 76 29 39 8 210 282 66

Colonial Cup-PlayoffsEdit

Colonial Cup-Quarterfinals Colonial Cup-Semifinals Colonial Cup-Final
         
E1 Fort Wayne Komets 3
E4 Port Huron Beacons 0
E1 Fort Wayne Komets 4
Eastern Division
E3 Elmira Jackals 0
E2 Adirondack Icehawks 1
E3 Elmira Jackals 3
E1 Fort Wayne Komets 4
W1 Quad City Mallards 1
W1 Quad City Mallards 3
W4 Rockford IceHogs 0
W1 Quad City Mallards 4
Western Division
W3 Muskegon Fury 2
W2 Missouri River Otters 0
W3 Muskegon Fury 3

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