Chicago Hitmen

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Chicago Hitmen
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City Geneva, Illinois
League NAHL
Division Midwest
Founded 2010
Home arena Fox Valley Ice Arena
Colors

Black, Red, Gray

              
Owner(s) Mark Hammersmith & Dick Glass
Head coach Steve Pronger (NAHL)
Franchise history
2010-2012 Chicago Hitmen

The Chicago Hitmen were a Junior A Tier II ice hockey team based out of Rolling Meadows, Illinois. The Hitmen played in the North American Hockey League's Midwest Division from 2010-2012. The team first played in the 1,000 seat West Meadows Ice Arena. But they finished in the Fox Valley Ice Arena On June 4th, 2010 the team announced that Steve Pronger was signed as head coach, Pronger comes to the Hitmen after serving as the head coach of the Chicago Blaze of the AAHL.[1] The Hitmen will not compete in the NAHL in the 2012-2013 season [2]

Regular Season Records[edit]

Season GP W L OTL PTS GF GA PIM Finish
2010-2011 58 9 45 4 22 132 286 883 7th in North
2011-2012 60 13 42 5 31 166 310 1,106 5th in MidWest

Playoff Records[edit]

Season GP W L OTL GF GA PIM Finish
2011 Did Not Qualify
2012 Did Not Qualify

NA3HL Jr. A Tier III[edit]

The Hitmen began as the Chicago Force of the Central States Hockey League. That team will continue to operate alongside the NAHL's Hitmen, and will also take on the Hitmen name for 2010-11. In November 2010 the CSHL fell under the direction of the NAHL and changed its name to the North American 3 Hockey League (NA3HL).

GLJHL Jr. B Tier III[edit]

The Hitmen will also field a team in the Great Lakes Junior Hockey League (GLJHL). The team previously played at the Tier III Jr. C level as the Chicago Huskies and plays at the International Ice Center in Romeoville, Illinois. The league advanced to the Tier III Jr. B level beginning in the 2010-11 season.[3]

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