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Texas Jr. Brahmas

The Texas Junior Brahmas are a Tier III junior ice hockey team based in North Richland Hills, Texas, that plays in the North American 3 Hockey League (NA3HL) South Division. The team plays in the NYTEX Sports Centre and is owned by NYTEX Sports. NYTEX Sports also owns the NYTEX Sports Centre and the North American Hockey League's Lone Star Brahmas, with whom the Jr. Brahmas share the NYTEX Sports Centre.

Texas Junior Brahmas
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CityNorth Richland Hills, Texas
LeagueNA3HL
DivisionSouth
Founded2010
Home arenaNYTEX Sports Centre
ColorsBlack, purple, white
              
Owner(s)Dr. Salvatore Trazzera & Frank Trazzera
General managerDan Wildfong
Head coachRyan Anderson[1]
AffiliatesLone Star Brahmas (NAHL)
Franchise history
2010–presentTexas Junior Brahmas

HistoryEdit

The Jr. Brahmas were founded in 2010 and played in the Western States Hockey League (WSHL) for four seasons. They advanced to the WSHL Thorne Cup finals after the 2013–14 season.

The Jr. Brahmas then joined the North American 3 Hockey League (NA3HL) prior to the 2014–15 season. As a member of the NA3HL, they have advanced to the Silver Cup round-robin in the 2015–16 season.

The organization also fields youth hockey teams at the Midget, Bantam, Peewee, and Squirt and other various levels as part of the Texas Brahmas Youth Hockey Association.[2]

Season-by-season recordsEdit

Season GP W L OTL SOL Pts GF GA PIM Regular Season Finish Playoffs
Western States Hockey League
2010–11 48 23 20 5 51 190 197 3rd of 5, Midwest
6th of 13, WSHL
Lost Division Semifinals, 0–2 vs. Boulder Jr. Bison
2011–12 46 28 17 0 1 57 199 148 1276 3rd of 5, Midwest
6th of 16, WSHL
Lost Division Semifinals, 1–2 vs. Dallas Ice Jets[3]
2012–13 46 22 22 2 0 46 172 205 988 2nd of 5, Midwest
12th of 22, WSHL
Won Division Semifinals, 2–0 vs. Dallas Snipers
Lost Division Finals, 0–2 vs. Dallas Ice Jets[4]
2013–14 46 26 17 3 0 55 207 173 1150 3rd of 6, Midwest
13th of 24, WSHL
Won Division Semifinals, 2–1 vs. Dallas Ice Jets
Lost Division Finals, 0–2 vs. El Paso Rhinos
Lost in Thorne Cup Finals round-robin tournament
(L, 3–6 vs. Monsters; W, 3–2 vs. Mustangs; L, 3–9 vs. Rhinos)
North American 3 Hockey League
2014–15 47 26 15 6 58 179 138 516 3rd of 6, South
15th of 31, NA3HL
Won Division Semifinals, 2–0 vs. Topeka Capitals
Lost Division Finals, 0–2 vs. Nashville Junior Predators
2015–16 47 35 9 3 73 231 88 522 2nd of 6, South[5]
5th of 34, NA3HL
Won Div. Semifinals, 2–1 vs. Atlanta Capitals
Lost Div. Finals, 0–2 vs. Point Mallard Ducks
1–2–0 in Silver Cup Round-robin (as wild card)
(L, 0–7 vs. Jets; W, 4–2 vs. Jr. Blues; L, 2–5 vs. Steel)
2016–17 47 37 9 1 0 75 184 83 522 1st of 6, South
5th of 48, NA3HL
Won Div. Semifinals, 2–1 vs. Point Mallard Ducks
Lost Div. Finals, 0–2 vs. Atlanta Capitals
2017–18 47 40 7 0 0 80 239 76 887 1st of 6, South
4th of 42, NA3HL
Won Div. Semifinals, 2–1 vs. Point Mallard Ducks
Won Div. Finals, 2–0 vs. Mid-Cities Junior Stars
1–1–1 in Fraser Cup round-robin Pool B
(W, 5–2 vs. Stars; OTL, 2–3 vs. Freeze; L, 1–4 vs. Jets)
2018–19 47 38 8 2 3 81 230 94 652 1st of 5, South
3rd of 36, NA3HL
Won Div. Semifinals, 2–0 vs. Mid-Cities Junior Stars
Won Div. Finals, 2–0 vs. Atlanta Capitals
2–0–0 in Fraser Cup round-robin
(W, 6–1 vs. Jr. Senators; W, 3–1 vs. Jr. Blues)
Won Semifinal game, 3–1 vs. North Iowa Bulls
Won Fraser Cup Final game, 2–1 vs. Lewiston/Auburn Nordiques

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Brahmas name Anderson as new Head Coach". NA3HL. May 8, 2019.
  2. ^ http://www.jrbrahmas.com/page/show/99135-teams
  3. ^ "Texas Jr. Brahmas: Playoff win "our best hockey all year"". USA Junior Hockey Magazine. April 1, 2012.
  4. ^ "Texas Brahmas 2013-2014 Season Preview". Junior Hockey News. August 30, 2013.
  5. ^ "NA3HL Silver Cup Playoff Preview". NA3HL. March 17, 2016.

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