Phoenix Knights were an Amateur Athletic Union-sanctioned Tier II junior ice hockey team based out of Gilbert, Arizona. The Knights were a part of the Western States Hockey League and played in the Western Division. Their home games were played at AZ Ice Gilbert in Gilbert, Arizona. The organization was operated by Arizona Hockey Club, Inc, which also runs a local youth hockey program.
|Home arena||AZ Ice Gilbert|
|Colors||Purple, silver, black|
|1999–2011||Phoenix Polar Bears|
The franchise, originally known as the Phoenix Polar Bears, joined the WSHL in 1999. In 2011, the owners of the Polar Bears dropped their WSHL membership when the league left USA Hockey sanctioning for the Amateur Athletic Union. The franchise was sold to Arizona Hockey Clubs, Inc. and was renamed as the Phoenix Knights.
Colten St. Clair was named head coach and general manager in March 2017. St. Clair grew up in Gilbert, Arizona, before playing junior hockey for the Fargo Force of the United States Hockey League and in NCAA Division I for the University of North Dakota. After one season and being named the coach of the year for 2017–18, St. Clair left to become a volunteer assistant coach for the NCAA Division I University of Maine.
|2011–12||46||11||33||2||24||138||273||1001||6th of 6, Western||Did not qualify|
|2012–13||46||19||23||4||42||166||202||1270||4th of 6, Mountain||Lost Conf. Semifinals, 0–2 vs. El Paso Rhinos|
|2013–14||46||32||12||2||66||255||138||907||1st of 6, Mountain||Won Div. Semifinals, 2-1 vs. Boulder Bison|
Won Div. Finals, 2–1 vs. Colorado Jr. Eagles
1–2–0 in Thorne Cup Round Robin (4–5 vs. Mustangs; 3–5 vs. Rhinos; 3–1 vs. Monsters)
Lost Thorne Cup Semifinal game, 3–4 vs. El Paso Rhinos
|2014–15||46||10||33||3||23||158||265||1009||7th of 8, Western||Did not qualify|
|2015–16||52||22||27||3||47||198||221||1208||5th of 8, Western||Lost Div. Semifinals, 1–2 vs. Ontario Avalanche|
|2016–17||49||7||42||0||14||96||350||725||7th of 8, Western||Did not qualify|
|2017–18||51||23||26||2||48||171||240||786||5th of 6, Western||Won Div. Quarterfinals, 2–0 vs. Valencia Flyers|
Lost Div. Semifinals, 1–2 vs. Long Beach Bombers
- "WSHL Standings". WSHL Standings.
- "A Look Back At The Polar Bears". Phoenix Knights. July 24, 2015.
- "AHC proudly presents... Phoenix Knights Junior A Team". Arizona Hockey Union. August 17, 2011.
- "Knights Name Colten St. Clair Head Coach & GM".
- "MAINE TABS FORMER NORTH DAKOTA CAPTAIN ST. CLAIR AS VOLUNTEER ASSISTANT COACH". WSHL. June 1, 2018.
- "St. Clair Steps Down". Phoenix Knights. May 24, 2018.
- "Knights Withdraw From WSHL". Phoenix Knights. July 25, 2018.