|City:||Utica, New York|
|League:||American Hockey League|
|Home Arena:||Utica Memorial Auditorium|
|Colors:||Green, red and white (original)|
Red and black (later)
|Affiliates:||New Jersey Devils (NHL) (1987–1993)|
|1993–2003:||Saint John Flames|
|2005–2007:||Omaha Ak-Sar-Ben Knights|
|2007–2009:||Quad City Flames|
The Utica Devils were an ice hockey team of the American Hockey League. The team played in Utica, New York at the Utica Memorial Auditorium.
History[edit | edit source]
The Utica Devils were the New Jersey Devils AHL affiliate until 1993. Utica was coached by Tom McVie for four season from 1987-91, followed by Herb Brooks in 1991-92, and Robbie Ftorek in 1992-93.
During 1993, the franchise was bought by the Calgary Flames, and relocated to Saint John, New Brunswick to play as the Saint John Flames.
Notable players who at one time were Utica Devils include Martin Brodeur, Bill Guerin, Kevin Todd, Corey Schwab, Bobby Holik, Claude Vilgrain, Valeri Zelepukin, Jason Smith and Jim Dowd. The team's last coach was Robbie Ftorek.
- The market was previously served by: Mohawk Valley Comets of the ACHL (1985-1987)
- The franchise was replaced by: Utica Bulldogs of the CoHL (1993-1994)
- The franchise was later known as: Saint John Flames, Omaha Ak-Sar-Ben Knights, Quad City Flames and the Abbotsford Heat.
Season-by-Season Results[edit | edit source]
Regular Season[edit | edit source]
|Season||Games||Won||Lost||Tied||OTL||Points||Goals For||Goals Against||Standing|
Playoffs[edit | edit source]
|Season||1st Round||2nd Round||3rd Round||Finals|
|1987-88||Out of Playoffs|
|1988-89||L, 1-4, Hershey||--||--||--|
|1989-90||L, 1-4, Rochester||--||--||--|
|1990-91||Out of Playoffs|
|1991-92||L, 0-4, Binghamton||--||--||--|
|1992-93||L, 1-4, Rochester||--||--||--|