The Springfield Falcons are an ice hockey team in the American Hockey League. They play in the MassMutual Center ( 6,679 seats) in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA. Their club colors are blue, black, yellow and gray.
In 1994, the by then based in Springfield AHL team of the Springfield Indians was sold ( 1926-1994 ) to Worcester. However, the former Indians management reached that an additional team in Springfield should be installed. Since the rights to the name Indians were awarded, one named the new team after two hawks that nested in the city and there were very well known. The first goal defenders shot of John Stevens.
First, the Falcons farm team the Hartford Whalers and the Winnipeg Jets were later they worked together with the Phoenix Coyotes and the Tampa Bay Lightning. From 2007 to 2010 they were the farm team of the Edmonton Oilers. Farm team the Falcons included the Johnstown Chiefs ( ECHL ). Since the 2010/11 season, the Falcons are the farm team of the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Twice the Falcons have been a division title win ( 1995/96 and 1997/ 98). However, one difference from an early stage in all six play-off participation.
The best-known former players of the Falcons are Daniel Brière, currently with the Philadelphia Flyers, and Manny Legace, keeper of the Carolina Hurricanes.
Legend: GP = Games played, W = won games, L = Matches lost, T = Tied games, OTL = Overtime lost games, SOL = on Penalty Shoot lost games, GF = Goals scored, GA = goals conceded, PTS = points