Portage Lakes Hockey Club

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Portage Lakes Hockey Club
City Houghton, Michigan
League International Professional Hockey League
Founded 1904
Operated 1904–1907
Home arena Amphidrome on Portage Lake
Colors Green, White[1]
Regular season titles 2 (1905-06, 1906-07)
Team picture, 1905-06. Clockwise from top left: Bruce Stuart (captain), Barney Holden, John T. McNamara (manager), Grindy Forrester, W.M. Riley Hern (goaltender), Joe H. Hall, Harry Bright, James W. Duggan (trainer), Walter A. Forrest, Fred W. "Cyclone" Taylor, Fred E. Lake.

The Portage Lakes Hockey Club was one of the first professional ice hockey clubs. Based in Houghton, Michigan, the club played at the Amphidrome from 1904 until 1906. While members of the International Professional Hockey League, the team won the league championship twice.


Among the players on the team were:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "1904-1907 The Pro Years". Copper County Hockey History. Retrieved April 19, 2012.