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Chesapeake Icebreakers

Chesapeake Icebreakers
City Upper Marlboro, Maryland
League East Coast Hockey League
Founded 1997
Operated 1997–1999
Home arena The Show Place Arena
Franchise history
1997–1999 Chesapeake Icebreakers
1999–2003 Jackson Bandits

The Chesapeake Icebreakers are a defunct minor league ice hockey team that played in the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL) from 1997-1999. The Icebreakers were an expansion team that was granted to Upper Marlboro, Maryland for the start of the 1997–98 ECHL season.[1]

Home games were played at a converted equestrian facility known as The Show Place Arena in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. Despite occasional sellouts and a playoff run, the franchise was plagued by a severe lack of publicity in the community and a near total lack of coverage by area newspapers. The team moved to become the Jackson Bandits after their second season.

References

  1. ^ Scott, Jon C. (2006). Hockey Night in Dixie: Minor Pro Hockey in the American South. Heritage House Publishing Company Ltd. pp. 159–60.  


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