Mentor Ice Breakers

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Mentor Ice Breakers
MentorIceBreakersLogo.svg
CityMentor, Ohio
LeagueFederal Hockey League
Founded2018
Home arenaMentor Civic Arena
Owner(s)Hockey Unlimited
General managerIain Duncan
Head coachIain Duncan
WebsiteMentorIceBreakers.com
Franchise history
2018–presentMentor Ice Breakers

The Mentor Ice Breakers are a professional ice hockey team based in Mentor, Ohio. The team is a member of the Federal Hockey League and plays at Mentor Civic Arena.

History[edit]

On July 23, 2018, the Federal Hockey League announced an expansion team Mentor, Ohio, which brought the FHL back to six teams after two teams from the previous season folded and the addition of another expansion team in Elmira, New York.[1] Dan Moon and Chris Bryniarski, who were stated to be the team's owners, also revealed the team's name, the Mentor Ice Breakers, and inaugural schedule.[2] The team also initially announced that Joe Pace Sr. had been hired as head coach, coming from the same position with the Port Huron Prowlers,[3] however, by August 9 he had been replaced by Iain Duncan[4] and Cary Ross was listed as the ownership's managing partner.[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FHL Expands to Mentor, Ohio". OurSportsCentral.com. July 23, 2018.
  2. ^ "Mentor Ice Breakers pro hockey team to play at Mentor Ice Arena". The Morning Journal. July 23, 2018.
  3. ^ "Mentor Ice Breakers: Ohio's newest pro hockey team". WOIO. July 23, 2018.
  4. ^ "ICE BREAKERS ANNOUNCE COACHING CHANGE". FHL. August 9, 2018.
  5. ^ "Former NHL player Iain Duncan of Avon Lake excited to lead Mentor Ice Breakers". The News-Herald. Retrieved September 12, 2018.
  6. ^ "Staff - Mentor Ice Breakers". MentorIceBreakers.com. Retrieved September 12, 2018.

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