Cincinnati Mohawks

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Cincinnati Mohawks
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City Cincinnati, Ohio
League American Hockey League
International Hockey League
Operated 1949–1958
Home arena Cincinnati Gardens
Colors red, white and black
Franchise history
1941–1943 Washington Lions
1947–1949 Washington Lions
1949–1952 AHL Cincinnati Mohawks
1952–1958 IHL Cincinnati Mohawks
Championships
Regular season titles six in the IHL
(1952–53, 1953–54, 1954–55, 1955–56, 1956–57, 1957–58)
Turner Cups five (1952–53, 1953–54,
1954–55, 1955–56, 1956–57)

The Cincinnati Mohawks were a professional ice hockey team in Cincinnati, Ohio. They were a member of the American Hockey League between 1949 and 1952. They were originally founded as the Washington Lions, then were relocated from Washington, D.C..

They played their home games in the Cincinnati Gardens. After leaving the AHL, the Mohawks team transferred to the International Hockey League until folding in 1958. The Mohawks won an IHL record five consecutive Turner Cup Championships starting with the 1952–1953 season and ending with the 1956–1957 season.

The market was subsequently home to:

Season-by-season results[edit]

  • Cincinnati Mohawks 1949–1952 (American Hockey League)
  • Cincinnati Mohawks 1952–1958 (International Hockey League)

Regular Season[edit]

Season Games Won Lost Tied Points Goals
for
Goals
against
Standing
1949–50 70 19 37 14 52 185 257 5th, West
1950–51 70 28 34 8 64 203 228 5th, West
1951–52 68 29 33 6 64 183 228 3rd, West
1952–53 60 43 13 4 90 310 152 1st, IHL
1953–54 64 47 15 2 96 325 153 1st, IHL
1954–55 60 40 19 1 81 268 164 1st, IHL
1955–56 60 45 13 2 92 336 159 1st, IHL
1956–57 60 50 9 1 101 245 113 1st, IHL
1957–58 64 43 16 5 91 303 176 1st, IHL

Playoffs[edit]

Season 1st round 2nd round Finals
1949–50 Out of Playoffs
1950–51 Out of Playoffs
1951–52 W, 3–0, Buffalo L, 1–3, Providence
1952–53 W, 4-1, Toledo ?? W, 4–0, Grand Rapids
1953–54 ?? W, 4-1, Marion W, 4–2, Johnstown
1954–55 W, 3-0, Toledo ?? W, 4–3, Troy
1955–56 W, 3-0, Fort Wayne ?? W, 4–0, Toledo-Marion
1956–57 W, 3-1, Huntington ?? W, 3–0, Indianapolis
1957–58 L, 1–3, Louisville

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