Louisville Panthers

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Louisville Panthers
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City Louisville, Kentucky
League American Hockey League
Operated 1999–2001
Home arena Freedom Hall
Colors navy blue, red, and gold
Affiliates Florida Panthers
Franchise history
1999–2001 Louisville Panthers
2005–2008 Iowa Stars
2008–2009 Iowa Chops
2009–present Texas Stars

The Louisville Panthers were an ice hockey team in the American Hockey League. They played in Louisville, Kentucky. Their home venue was Freedom Hall at the Kentucky Exposition Center. The mascot was a light brown "panther" named Paws. They were affiliates of the Florida Panthers. The team became dormant following the 2000–01 season, until it was resurrected in 2005 as the Iowa Stars. Today, the franchise is known as the Texas Stars.

Notable players[edit]

Career leaders

Goals: 48 (Paul Brousseau, 1999–01)

Assists: 63 (Paul Brousseau, 1999–01)

Points: 111 (Paul Brousseau, 1999–01)

PIM: 481 (Brent Thompson, 1999–01)

Season-by-season results[edit]

Regular season
Season Games Won Lost Tied OTL Points Goals
for
Goals
against
Standing
1999–00 80 42 30 7 1 92 278 254 4th, Mid-Atlantic
2000–01 80 21 51 5 3 50 200 285 4th, South
Playoffs
Season 1st round 2nd round 3rd round Finals
1999–00 L, 1-3, Kentucky
2000–01 Out of playoffs.