Great Falls Americans (WHL)

The Great Falls Americans were a junior ice hockey team in the Western Hockey League who played in the 1979–80 WHL season. The team was originally the Edmonton Oil Kings. They played at the Four Seasons Arena in Great Falls, Montana. The team only lasted 28 games and won two games. After the season, the franchise relocated as the Spokane Flyers.

Great Falls Americans
CityGreat Falls, Montana
LeagueWestern Hockey League
Operated1979 (1979)–80
Home arenaFour Seasons Arena
Franchise history
1967–78Flin Flon Bombers
1978–79Edmonton Oil Kings
1979–80Great Falls Americans
1980–82Spokane Flyers

Season-by-season record

Season statistics [1]
Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties Pts = Points,
GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against

SeasonGP W L T GF GA PointsFinishPlayoffs
1979–802822517318658th EastFolded

NHL alumni

List of alumni who also played in the National Hockey League.[2]


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