Norfolk IceCats

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Norfolk IceCats
Norfolk Ice Cats
League North Eastern Hockey League
Founded 2003
Home Ice Talbot Gardens
Based in Simcoe, Ontario, Canada
Colors Blue, Black, Grey, White                 
Head Coach Jim Cashman

The Norfolk IceCats were a semi-professional hockey team in the North Eastern Hockey League (NEHL) based in Simcoe, Ontario, Canada owned by Jim Cashman. The franchise was previously known as the York IceCats until a move to St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada in 2005; however, the league suspended operations for the season after only six games played. For the 2006-07 Season the IceCats were known as the Mohawk Valley IceCats, playing in the American community of Utica, New York.

The IceCats played in the league Finals in both the 2003-04 and 2006-07 seasons. In the 2007-08 season they were dominating the league before the NEHL suspended operations. They had outscored their opposition 65-33 in six games.

Regular season records[edit]

Season GP W L OTL PTS GF GA PIM Standings Play-off Result
2003-04 25 11 13 1 23 161 170 259 3rd Lost in Final
2005-06 5 5 0 0 10 36 21 45 1st*
2006-07 22 6 15 1 13 151 49 358 3rd Lost in Final
2007-08 6 4 1 1 9 65 33 66 1st**
  • (*) 05-06 season- CPHL disbanded mid-season
  • (**)07-08 season- NEHL disbanded mid-season

Franchise history[edit]

Season Name City
2003-04 York IceCats York, Pennsylvania
2005-06 St. Catharines IceCats St. Catharines, Ontario
2006-07 Mohawk Valley IceCats Utica, New York
2007-08 Norfolk IceCats Simcoe, Ontario