Mentor Ice Breakers
|Mentor Ice Breakers|
|League||Federal Hockey League|
|Home arena||Mentor Civic Arena|
|General manager||Iain Duncan|
|Head coach||Iain Duncan|
|2018–present||Mentor Ice Breakers|
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. 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. 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 had been hired as head coach, coming from the same position with the Port Huron Prowlers, however, by August 9 he had been replaced by Iain Duncan and Cary Ross was listed as the ownership's managing partner.
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- "Mentor Ice Breakers pro hockey team to play at Mentor Ice Arena". The Morning Journal. July 23, 2018.
- "Mentor Ice Breakers: Ohio's newest pro hockey team". WOIO. July 23, 2018.
- "ICE BREAKERS ANNOUNCE COACHING CHANGE". FHL. August 9, 2018.
- "Former NHL player Iain Duncan of Avon Lake excited to lead Mentor Ice Breakers". The News-Herald. Retrieved September 12, 2018.
- "Staff - Mentor Ice Breakers". MentorIceBreakers.com. Retrieved September 12, 2018.