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Encyclopedia > Canton Legends
 AIFL team Name = Canton Legends Conference = North Founded = 2005 Arena = Canton Memorial Civic Center City, State = Canton, Ohio Conference Titles = none President's Cup Championships = none 

The Canton Legends are a professional indoor football team based out of Canton, Ohio. They are a charter member of the American Indoor Football League, which played their first season under the name Atlantic Indoor Football League. They play their home games at Canton Memorial Civic Center. The team name is in reference to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, since Canton is where the building is located. The Canton Memorial Civic Center is a 3,500-seat multi-purpose arena in Canton, Ohio. ... Indoor football is a variation of American football with rules modified to make it suitable for play within basketball gymnasiums and, particularly, ice hockey arenas. ... Canton is a city located in Stark County, Ohio. ... The American Indoor Football League (originally the Atlantic Indoor Football League) began play in 2005 with six teams based in the eastern United States. ... The Canton Memorial Civic Center is a 3,500-seat multi-purpose arena in Canton, Ohio. ... The Pro Football Hall of Fame is technically the National Football Leagues Hall of Fame. ...


During their inaugural season, the Legends ended up at a mediocre 3-7, tying the Raleigh Rebels for 4th Place in the league. Since the league only had six teams, everyone (including the Legends) made the playoffs. They won the opening round against the Rebels, but their season ended when they lost to the Erie Freeze in the semifinals. The Raleigh Rebels are a professional arena football team based out of Raleigh, North Carolina. ... Template:AIFL team The Erie Freeze is a charter member of the American Indoor Football League and the team is located in Erie, Pennsylvania. ...


On Saturday, May 6, 2006, the Legends won 54-41 against the Huntington Heroes on the road, but not without controversy. The Legends were in violation for having an illegal roster, for they added some players to their rosters illegally. At first the AIFL awarded the win to Huntington; later Canton got the win, but had to pay an $800 fine for its actions.[1] The Huntington Heroes are an expansion franchise of the American Indoor Football League that will begin play in February 2006. ... The Atlantic Indoor Football League (AIFL) started in 2005 with six teams. ...


Season-by-season

Note: W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties

Season W L T Finish Playoff Results
2005 3 7 0 T-4th AIFL Lost to Erie in league semifinals
*2006 9 4 0 T-2nd Northern --

* = Current Standing Template:AIFL team The Erie Freeze is a charter member of the American Indoor Football League and the team is located in Erie, Pennsylvania. ...


2006 Season Schedule

Date Opponent Home/Away Result
February 25 Steubenville Stampede Home Win 66-33
March 3 Erie Freeze Away Lost 53-61
March 18 Reading Express Away Win 52-41
March 22 Johnstown Riverhawks Home Win 62-48
March 26 Syracuse Soldiers Away Win 58-39
April 1 Johnstown Riverhawks Away Lost 36-50
April 8 Miami Valley Silverbacks Away Lost 28-44
April 15 Steubenville Stampede Away Win 62-26
April 23 Reading Express Home Lost 18-56
May 6 Huntington Heroes Away Win 54-41
May 13 Syracuse Soldiers Home Win 88-41
May 20 Erie Freeze Home Win 50-27
May 27 Huntington Heroes Home Win 75-49
June 8 Miami Valley Silverbacks Home

In team sports, a team representing a city or a region is to be that areas home team. ... In team sports, a team representing a city or a region is to be that areas home team. ... February 25 is the 56th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The Steubenville Stampede are an expansion franchise of the American Indoor Football League. ... March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (63rd in leap years). ... Template:AIFL team The Erie Freeze is a charter member of the American Indoor Football League and the team is located in Erie, Pennsylvania. ... March 18 is the 77th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (78th in leap years). ... The Reading Express are a professional arena football team based out of Reading, Pennsylvania. ... 22 March is the 81st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (82nd in Leap years). ... The Johnstown Riverhawks are a professional indoor football team based out of Johnstown, Pennsylvania. ... March 26 is the 85th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (86th in leap years). ... The Syracuse Soldiers was a 2006 expansion member of the American Indoor Football League. ... April 1 is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 274 days remaining. ... The Johnstown Riverhawks are a professional indoor football team based out of Johnstown, Pennsylvania. ... April 8 is the 98th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (99th in leap years). ... The Miami Valley Silverbacks are a professional indoor football team based out of Troy, Ohio. ... April 15 is the 105th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (106th in leap years). ... The Steubenville Stampede are an expansion franchise of the American Indoor Football League. ... April 23 is the 113th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (114th in leap years). ... The Reading Express are a professional arena football team based out of Reading, Pennsylvania. ... May 6 is the 126th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (127th in leap years). ... The Huntington Heroes are an expansion franchise of the American Indoor Football League that will begin play in February 2006. ... May 13 is the 133rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (134th in leap years). ... The Syracuse Soldiers was a 2006 expansion member of the American Indoor Football League. ... May 20 is the 140th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (141st in leap years). ... Template:AIFL team The Erie Freeze is a charter member of the American Indoor Football League and the team is located in Erie, Pennsylvania. ... May 27 is the 147th day (148th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 218 days remaining. ... The Huntington Heroes are an expansion franchise of the American Indoor Football League that will begin play in February 2006. ... June 8 is the 159th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (160th in leap years), with 206 days remaining. ... The Miami Valley Silverbacks are a professional indoor football team based out of Troy, Ohio. ...

External links

  • Official Site of the Canton Legends
  • - Canton Legends Fans website
AIFL
American Indoor Football League
NORTHERN CONFERENCE

Canton Legends
Erie Freeze
Huntington Heroes
Johnstown Riverhawks
Miami Valley Silverbacks
Reading Express
Steubenville Stampede
The American Indoor Football League (originally the Atlantic Indoor Football League) began play in 2005 with six teams based in the eastern United States. ... Template:AIFL team The Erie Freeze is a charter member of the American Indoor Football League and the team is located in Erie, Pennsylvania. ... The Huntington Heroes are an expansion franchise of the American Indoor Football League that will begin play in February 2006. ... The Johnstown Riverhawks are a professional indoor football team based out of Johnstown, Pennsylvania. ... The Miami Valley Silverbacks are a professional indoor football team based out of Troy, Ohio. ... The Reading Express are a professional arena football team based out of Reading, Pennsylvania. ... The Steubenville Stampede are an expansion franchise of the American Indoor Football League. ...

SOUTHERN CONFERENCE

Augusta Spartans
Chattahoochee Valley Vipers
Daytona Beach Thunder
Florence Phantoms
Raleigh Rebels
Richmond Bandits
Rome Renegades
The Augusta Spartans are a professional indoor football team based out of Augusta, Georgia. ... The Chattahoochee Valley Vipers are a professional indoor football team based out of Columbus, Georgia. ... The Daytona Beach Thunder is an expansion football team in the American Indoor Football League starting its first season in February, 2006 under coach Ervin Bryson and owners Kevin and Zack McDonald. ... The Florence Phantoms are a professional arena football team based out of Florence, South Carolina, in the United States. ... The Raleigh Rebels are a professional arena football team based out of Raleigh, North Carolina. ... The Richmond Bandits are a team in the Atlantic Indoor Football League. ... The Rome Renegades are a professional arena football team. ...

DEFUNCT AIFL TEAMS
Binghamton Brigade/Brigadiers | Carolina Ghostriders | Carolina Sharks | Syracuse Soldiers
Related Articles: American Indoor Football League | Arena football | Indoor football

 
 

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