Yellowstone Quake

The Yellowstone Quake is a USA Hockey-sanctioned Tier III junior ice hockey team playing in the North American 3 Hockey League (NA3HL). The team plays their home games at Victor Riley Arena in Cody, Wyoming. The franchise is a non-profit corporation operated by the Park County Junior A Hockey Program.

Yellowstone Quake
CityCody, Wyoming
LeagueNA3HL
DivisionFrontier
Founded2001
Home arenaVictor Riley Arena
ColorsBlue, gold, gray
              
Owner(s)501c3 Park County Junior A Hockey Program
Head coachPhil Oberlin (2018–19)
WebsiteYellowstone Quake Website
Franchise history
2001–2005Kootenai Colts
2005–2006Coure D’Alene Colts
2006–presentYellowstone Quake

History

The franchise was previously located in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, originally known as the Kootenai Colts and then Coeur d'Alene Colts as part of the Northern Pacific Hockey League (NorPac). While in Coeur d'Alene, the franchise won the NorPac's 2001–02 Cascade Cup Championship.[1]

In 2012, the Quake joined the American West Hockey League (AWHL) for the league's second season.[2]

In March 2014, the AWHL joined the North American 3 Hockey League as the new Frontier Division for the 2014–15 season.[3]

Season-by-season records

SeasonGPWLOTLPtsGFGAPIMRegular Season FinishPlayoffs
North American 3 Hockey League
2014–15479344221002227727th of 7, Frontier Div.
29th of 31, NA3HL
Did not qualify
2015–16473593732251218991st of 7, Frontier Div.
4th of 31, NA3HL
Won Div. Semifinals, 2–1 vs. Gillete Wild
Lost Div. Finals, 0–2 vs. Great Falls Americans
0–3–0 in Silver Cup round-robin (as wild card)
(L, 2–6 vs. Bulls; L, 0–3 vs. Ducks; L, 1–8 vs. Americans)
2016–17474043832911007521st of 8, Frontier Div.
3rd of 48, NA3HL
Won Div. Semifinals, 2–0 vs. Bozeman Icedogs
Won Div. Finals, 2–1 vs. Great Falls Americans
2–1–0, 2nd of 4 in Silver Cup round-robin Pool B
(W, 4–2 vs. Bulls; W, 5–2 vs. Sharks; L, 2–3 vs. Jr. Senators)
Lost Silver Cup Semifinal game, 1–6 vs. Metro Jets
2017–18473575752631046181st of 6, Frontier Div.
6th of 42, NA3HL
Won Div. Semifinals, 2–0 vs. Gillette Wild
Won Div. Finals, 2–0 vs. Helena Bighorns
2–1–0 in Fraser Cup round-robin Pool A
(L, 0–4 vs. Jr. Blues; W, 4–3 vs. Jr. Senators; OTW, 2–1 vs. Lumberjacks)
2018–19475402121212869897th of 7, Frontier Div.
33rd of 36, NA3HL
Did not qualify

Alumni

The Quake have had a number of alumni move on to collegiate programs, higher levels of junior ice hockey in the United States and Canada. In 2013, former Quake player Jacob Doty signed a three-year deal with the St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League.[4]

References

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