Baltimore Skipjacks

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Baltimore Skipjacks
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City Baltimore, Maryland
League Atlantic Coast Hockey League
American Hockey League
Operated 1981–1993
Home arena Baltimore Arena
Colors gold and black, red white and blue
Affiliates Boston Bruins (1982–83)
Pittsburgh Penguins (1982–87)
Washington Capitals (1988–93)
Franchise history
1978–1982 Erie Blades
1982–1993 Baltimore Skipjacks
1993–present Portland Pirates
Championships
Regular season titles one
(1983–84)
Division Championships one
(1983–84)

The Baltimore Skipjacks were a minor professional ice hockey team in the Atlantic Coast Hockey League and the American Hockey League. They played in Baltimore, Maryland, at the Baltimore Arena. The team moved to Portland, Maine in 1993, and became the Pirates.

History[edit]

The original Skipjacks team played one season (1981–82) in the Atlantic Coast Hockey League. From the 1982-83 season thru 1992-93, the Skipjacks played in the American Hockey League.

This market was previously home to:

This franchise was replaced by:

Team records[edit]

Single season[edit]

Goals: 57 (Mitch Lamoureux, 1982–83)
Assists: 81 (Mike Gillis, 1982–83)
Points: 113 (Mike Gillis, 1982–83)
Shut Outs: 4 (Jon Casey, 1984–85)
Penalty minutes: 353 (Mitch Wilson, 1986–87)
GAA: 2.63 (Jon Casey, 1984–85)
SV%: .942 (Don Beaupre, 1990–91)

Career[edit]

Career goals: Mitch Lamoureux, 119
Career assists: Mitch Lamoureux, 133
Career points: Mitch Lamoureux, 252
Career penalty minutes: Gary Rissling, 868
Career goaltending wins: Jim Hrivnak, 55
Career shutouts: Jon Casey, 4
Career games: Tim Taylor, 259

Season-by-season results[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season Games Won Lost Tied OTL Points Goals
for
Goals
against
Standing Head coach
1981–82 48 22 23 3 47 204 189 3rd, ACHL Morris "Moose" Lallo
1982–83 80 35 36 9 79 362 366 5th, South Lou Angotti
1983–84 80 46 24 10 102 384 304 1st, South Gene Ubriaco
1984–85 80 45 27 8 98 326 252 2nd, South Gene Ubriaco
1985–86 80 28 44 8 64 271 304 7th, South Gene Ubriaco
1986–87 80 35 37 8 78 277 295 5th, South Gene Ubriaco
1987–88 80 13 58 9 0 35 268 434 7th, South Gene Ubriaco
1988–89 80 30 46 4 64 317 347 6th, South Terry Murrary
1989–90 80 43 30 7 93 302 265 3rd, South Terry Murray & Doug MacLean
1990–91 80 39 34 7 85 325 289 3rd, South Rob Laird
1991–92 80 28 42 10 66 287 320 5th, South Rob Laird/Barry Trotz
1992–93 80 28 40 12 68 318 353 4th, South Barry Trotz

Playoffs[edit]

Season 1st round 2nd round Finals
1981–82 L, 3-4, Mohawk Valley Stars
1982–83 Out of playoffs
1983–84 W, 4-0, Springfield L, 2-4, Rochester
1984–85 W, 4-1, Rochester W, 4-0, Binghamton L, 2-4, Sherbrooke
1985–86 Out of playoffs
1986–87 Out of playoffs
1987–88 Out of playoffs
1988–89 Out of playoffs
1989–90 W, 4-2, Adirondack L, 2-4, Rochester
1990–91 L, 2-4, Binghamton
1991–92 Out of playoffs.
1992–93 L, 3-4, Binghamton

Notable alumni[edit]

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