Henderson Silver Knights

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Henderson Silver Knights
CityHenderson, Nevada
LeagueAmerican Hockey League
Home arenaDollar Loan Center
ColoursHenderson silver, Vegas gold, medieval black
General managerTim Speltz
Head coachRyan Craig
AffiliatesVegas Golden Knights (NHL)
Savannah Ghost Pirates (ECHL)
WebsiteOfficial website
Franchise history
1971–1972Tidewater Wings
1972–1975Virginia Wings
1979–1999Adirondack Red Wings
2002–2020San Antonio Rampage
2020–presentHenderson Silver Knights

The Henderson Silver Knights are an American professional ice hockey team. They began playing in 2020. The team plays in the American Hockey League (AHL). They play their home games in Henderson, Nevada at the Dollar Loan Center. They are the AHL affiliate for the Vegas Golden Knights of the National Hockey League (NHL). Their ECHL affiliate is the Savannah Ghost Pirates.

The team originally played in San Antonio, Texas as the San Antonio Rampage from 2002 to 2020. On February 6, 2020, the Vegas Golden Knights announced that they had purchased the team and that they would be moving the Rampage to the Nevada area. [1] On February 28, the team was officially moved to Nevada.[2]

On Feburary 6, 2021, the team would play their first game as the Henderson Silver Knights. They would defeat the Ontario Reign 5–2.[3]

In the 2019–20 season, the Silver Knights would finish the season with 25 wins, 13 loses, and 51 points, leading the Pacific Division. They would make it the Pacific Division finals but would lose to the Bakersfield Condors three games to two.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Vegas Golden Knights Purchase AHL Franchise Membership". Vegas Golden Knights. Retrieved January 20, 2024.
  2. "AHL heading to Las Vegas in 2020-21". American Hockey League. Retrieved January 20, 2024.
  3. "Silver Knights Defeat Reign, 5-2". Henderson Silver Knights. Retrieved January 20, 2024.
  4. "Silver Knights lose Pacific Division final to Bakersfield". Las Vegas Review-Journal. Retrieved January 20, 2024.

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