The Louisville River Frogs were a professional ice hockey team competing in the East Coast Hockey League. The team was based in Louisville, Kentucky and played from 1995-1998. Their home venue was Broadbent Arena (nicknamed "The Swamp" for their duration) at the Kentucky Exposition Center. At the conclusion of the 1997-1998 season, the franchise was sold and moved to Florida to become the Miami Matadors for year before moving to Ohio as the Cincinnati Cyclones in 2001.
The team's mascot was Rowdy River Frog. The River Frogs games were locally known for the amount of non-hockey-related entertainment at shows, including a giant frog blimp, hot tubs, and concession booths.