Oklahoma City Stars (ice hockey)

The Oklahoma City Stars were a minor league professional ice hockey team in the Central Hockey League from 1978 to 1982. They were affiliated with the Minnesota North Stars of the National Hockey League.

Oklahoma City Stars
CityOklahoma City, Oklahoma
LeagueCentral Hockey League
Operated1978–1982
Home arenaThe Myriad
Colorsgreen, gold & white
Owner(s)Ron Norick & John Hail
AffiliatesMinnesota North Stars

The team was run by head coach/general manager Ted Hampson, except for their final season when Tom McVie was the coach. The team made it to the league playoffs in their final two years, but lost both in the first round.[1]

SeasonsEdit

Key of colors and symbols
Color/symbol Explanation
  CHL champions
  Division champions
# Led league in points
Year-by-year listing of Oklahoma City Stars seasons
CHL season Division Regular season Postseason
Finish GP W L T OT Pts GF GA GP W L GF GA Result
1978–79 5th 76 34 41 1 69 277 311 Did not qualify[2]
1979–80 7th 80 33 44 3 69 261 268 Did not qualify[3]
1980–81 4th 79 39 38 2 80 312 328 3 0 3 6 13 Lost First Round vs. Tulsa Oilers, 0–3[4]
1981–82 South 4th 80 25 54 1 51 300 397 4 1 3 13 21 Los First Round vs. Salt Lake Golden Eagles, 1–3[5]

Head coachesEdit

# Name Term Regular season Playoffs Championships/awards won Reference
GC W L T OTL Win% GC W L
1 Ted Hampson 19781981 235 106 123 5 0 .464 3 0 3 [6]
2 Tom McVie 19811982 80 25 54 1 0 .593 4 1 3 [7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Oklahoma City Stars all-time player list at hockeydb.com". www.hockeydb.com. Retrieved 2020-03-03.
  2. ^ "1978–79 Central Hockey League Standings". Internet Hockey Database.com. Retrieved August 21, 2021.
  3. ^ "1979–80 Central Hockey League Standings". Internet Hockey Database.com. Retrieved August 21, 2021.
  4. ^ "1980–81 CHL Playoff Results". Internet Hockey Database.com. Retrieved August 21, 2021.
  5. ^ "1981–82 CHL Playoff Results". Internet Hockey Database.com. Retrieved August 21, 2021.
  6. ^ "Ted Hampson Hockey Stats and Profile". Hockey Database. Retrieved August 21, 2021.
  7. ^ "Tom McVie Hockey Stats and Profile". Hockey Database. Retrieved August 21, 2021.