Troy Bruins

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This article is about the defunct International Hockey League Troy Bruins franchise. For the defunct All American Hockey League Troy Bruins franchise, see: Troy Bruins (2009–2010).
Troy Bruins
Founded 1951
Home ice Hobart Arena
Based in Troy, Ohio
Colors Black, Gold and White
League International Hockey League
Owner Ken Wilson
General Manager Ken Wilson
Coach(s) Norm McAtee
1951–1954
Nellie Podolski
1955 -1957

The Troy Bruins were an International Hockey League team based in Troy, Ohio that played from 1951 to 1959 at the Hobart Arena. Notable players were Brian Kilrea and Larry King Kwong.

Goaltender, Bill Tibbs, won the James Norris Memorial Trophy IHL for the least goals against during the 1955–1956 regular season.

For the 2008-2009 season, the ECHL's Dayton Bombers wore special Troy Bruins throwback jerseys while playing six games at Hobart Arena, before auctioning them off for charity.

On May 21, 2009, it was announced that a new hockey team named the Troy Bruins would play at Hobart Arena for the upcoming 2009-2010 season as a Junior A member of the Northern Junior Hockey League. On August 31, 2010, the new Troy Bruins franchise moved up to the All American Hockey League. They ceased operations on January 5, 2011, with their final game a 4-2 win over the Queen City Storm on December 31, 2010.

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