Adirondack Red Wings

The Adirondack Red Wings were an American ice hockey team from Glens Falls, New York, who played in the American Hockey League from 1979 to 1999. The franchise was at this time farm team of the Detroit Red Wings of the NHL. Their home games wearing the Red Wings from the Glens Falls Civic Center.


1979 revived the Detroit Red Wings their former AHL farm team, which, again, after they had the game ceased operations four years earlier Virginia Wings. The franchise has now settled in Glens case in upstate New York, as well as before the Virginia Wings and its predecessor team, the Tidewater Wings, the team received the logo of the cooperation partner of the NHL.

1981 won the Adirondack Red Wings for the first time in its history the Calder Cup, the championship of the AHL, after they had defeated the Maine Mariners with 4-2 games in the final. 1986, 1989 and 1992 were the Red Wings repeat this success, largely based on that of the cadres of the Red Wings was one of the most stable in the entire league and thus players had for many years in the squad, without use of Detroit in the NHL to be. 1999, the game was shut down, the AHL starting place for the Red Wings received the Adirondack IceHawks, a former UHL team.


Abbreviations: GC = Matches, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, OTL = Losses after Overtime, Pts = Points, Win % win rate =

* Change during the current season; Interim coach **

General Manager

  • Ned Harkness 1979-1982
  • Jim Devallano 1982-1985
  • Neil Smith 1985-1989
  • Bill Dineen 1989-1990
  • Barry Melrose 1990-1992
  • Ken Holland 1992-1997
  • Don Ostrom 1997-1999


Regular Season


1) Two games, matches were added

Famous former players

Team Records