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The United Hockey League is a professional AA-level minor league in ice hockey in the United States. It was established in 1991 as the Colonial Hockey League and renamed to the United Hockey League in 1997. The number of teams in the league has ranged from 5 to 15. In 2003/2004 season, the United Hockey League consisted of 11 teams, located mostly in Midwestern US. 3 more teams were added for the 2004/2005 season. In the past, the league has also included teams in Canada but it currently has no Canadian team.

Two of UHL teams are affiliated with the National Hockey League teams and five more are affiliated with American Hockey League teams.

Teams in 2004/2005 season

Western Division

Central Division

Eastern Division

Colonial Cup Winners

The Colonial Cup is awarded to the team which wins United Hockey League playoffs. The name "Colonial Cup" has been maintained since the league was called Colonial Hockey League. The past winners are:

  • 2004 - Muskegon Fury
  • 2003 - Fort Wayne Komets
  • 2002 - Muskegon Fury
  • 2001 - Quad City Mallards
  • 2000 - Flint Generals
  • 1999 - Muskegon Fury
  • 1998 - Quad City Mallards
  • 1997 - Quad City Mallards
  • 1996 - Flint Generals
  • 1995 - Thunder Bay Senators
  • 1994 - Thunder Bay Senators
  • 1993 - Brantford Smoke
  • 1992 - Thunder Bay Thunder Hawks

External link

  • UHL homepage (http://www.theuhl.com/)
  • Standings and statistics (http://www.hockeydb.com/ihdb/stats/leagues/uhl1998.html) - Internet Hockey Database

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