New Mexico Renegades

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New Mexico Renegades
New Mexico Renegades Logo.jpg
City Rio Rancho, New Mexico
League Western States Hockey League
Division Mountain
Founded 2005
Home arena Blades Multiplex Arena
Colors Red, White and Black
              
Franchise history
2006–2008 Cajun Catahoulas
2008–2009 Texas Renegades
2009–2014 New Mexico Renegades
2014–present Springfield Express

The New Mexico Renegades were a Tier III Junior A ice hockey team, based in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. The team played in the Mountain Division of the Western States Hockey League (WSHL). Their home games were played at the Blades Multiplex Arena. In 2014, the Renegades moved to Springfield, Missouri, and were rechristened the Springfield Express.[1][2]

History[edit]

The franchise was founded in 2005 as the Cajun Catahoulas, based in Carencro, Louisiana.[3] For the 2008–09 season the team was relocated North Richland Hills, Texas and renamed the Texas Renegades. After one season in Texas, the team was moved to Rio Rancho, New Mexico and became the New Mexico Renegades. Prior to the 2011–12 season, the Renegades were purchased by Revolution Sports Management, Inc., which later moved the team to Springfield, Missouri.

Season-by-season records[edit]

Season GP W L OTL Pts GF GA PIM Regular Season Finish Playoffs
2009–10 52 8 43 1 17 103 304 799 5th of 5, Midwest[4] Did not qualify
2010–11 46 8 35 3 19 115 259 5th of 5, Midwest[5] Did not qualify
2011–12 46 18 26 2 38 148 213 1055 4th of 5, Midwest[6] Lost Div. Semifinals, 1-2 vs. El Paso Rhinos
2012–13 46 19 26 1 39 179 223 1332 5th of 6, Mountain[7] Did not qualify
2013–14 46 5 40 1 11 68 328 775 6th of 6, Mountain[8] Did not qualify

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