San Antonio Iguanas

The San Antonio Iguanas were a minor league professional ice hockey team based in San Antonio, Texas. The first expansion team in the Central Hockey League, they were active for seven seasons from 1994–1997 and 1998-2002. Their home arena was the Freeman Coliseum. Bill Goldsworthy initially coached the team but stepped down for health reasons after only ten games. John Torchetti took over coaching duties, leading the Iguanas to the CHL finals in both of their first two years.

San Antonio Iguanas
CitySan Antonio, Texas
LeagueCentral Hockey League
Home arenaFreeman Coliseum
ColorsOrange, Purple
Franchise history
1994–1997, 1998–2002San Antonio Iguanas

The team ceased operations after failing to find local investors following the introduction of the San Antonio Rampage—which resulted from a joint partnership between the Spurs and the Florida Panthers.

Season Results

Season Division GP W L T OTL SOL Pts Pct GF GA PIM Coach Playoffs Result
1994–95N/A663722700810.6143362812353Bill Goldsworthy
John Torchetti
Lost to Wichita Thunder in Finals (4-2)
1995–96N/A643917008860.6723132402340John TorchettiLost to Oklahoma City Blazers in Finals (4-3)
1996–97Western662636004560.4242613262539Ric Seiling
Dale Henry
Did Not Qualify
1998–99Western703726007810.5792862832128Todd GordonLost in round 2
1999–00Western703332005710.5072292632070Chris StewartDid Not Qualify
2000–01Western704221007910.6502882291957Chris StewartLost in round 2
2001–02Southeast644016008880.6882431831925Chris StewartLost in round 1

[1] (Jim Goodman was the general manager)


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