Grand Rapids Rockets

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The Grand Rapids Rockets are a defunct International Hockey League team. They were members of the IHL from the 1950–1951 season to 1955–1956 season. They were based in Grand Rapids, Michigan and played their home games in Stadium Arena. The team had previously been a member of the Eastern Amateur Hockey League for the 1949–1950 season, before moving to the IHL. Their team colors were blue and gold.

After the 1955–1956 season, the team moved to Huntington, West Virginia and became the Huntington Hornets. They played one season in the IHL before folding.

Standings[edit]

Year GP W L T PTS GF GA Pct Standings Playoffs
1950–1951 56 39 11 6 84 274 165 .750 1 of 6 Won Semifinals Chatham Maroons 3-0, Lost Turner Cup Finals Toledo Mercurys 4-1
1951–1952 48 29 13 6 64 213 156 .667 1 of 5 Won Semifinals Troy Bruins 4-3, Lost Turner Cup Finals Toledo Mercurys 4-2
1952–1953 60 27 32 1 55 231 257 .458 4 of 6 Won Semifinals Troy Bruins 4-2, Lost Turner Cup Finals Cincinnati Mohawks 4-0
1953–1954 64 29 32 3 64 252 274 .477 7 of 9 Did Not Qualify
1954–1955 60 28 31 1 57 199 215 .475 4 of 6 Lost Semifinals Troy Bruins 3-1
1955–1956 60 24 33 3 51 198 237 .425 5 of 6 Did Not Qualify
Totals 348 176 152 20 372 1367 1304 .534