Niagara Falls Flyers (1972–76)

The Niagara Falls Flyers were a Tier II Junior "A" ice hockey team and member of the Southern Ontario Junior A Hockey League. The team played home games at the Niagara Falls Memorial Arena in Niagara Falls, Ontario.

Niagara Falls Flyers
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CityNiagara Falls, Ontario
LeagueSouthern Ontario Junior A Hockey League
Operated1972 (1972)-1976
Home arenaNiagara Falls Memorial Arena
ColoursBlack, Yellow, and White

HistoryEdit

In 1972, the Ontario Hockey Association's Tier I Junior "A" Niagara Falls Flyers were sold and relocated to Sudbury, Ontario as the Sudbury Wolves. They were replaced in Niagara Falls by the Tier II Flyers the same year.

They played four season in the Southern Ontario Junior A Hockey League. In 1976, the Tier II Flyers made way for the St. Catharines Black Hawks who were relocated as the second incarnation of the Tier I Niagara Falls Flyers.

Season-by-Season resultsEdit

Season GP W L T GF GA P Results Playoffs
1972-73 60 28 25 7 304 279 63 4th SOJAHL
1973-74 62 27 27 8 314 283 62 6th SOJAHL
1974-75 59 21 28 10 271 318 52 5th SOJAHL
1975-76 60 12 45 3 272 410 27 6th SOJAHL

PlayoffsEdit

  • 1973 Lost Quarter-final
Windsor Spitfires defeated Niagara Falls Flyers 4-games-to-3
  • 1974 Lost Quarter-final
Welland Sabres defeated Niagara Falls Flyers 4-games-to-1
  • 1975 Lost Quarter-final
Chatham Maroons defeated Niagara Falls Flyers 4-games-to-1 with 1 tie
  • 1976 DNQ

Notable alumniEdit

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