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Thunderbirds flying into Springfield this fall

June 15, 2016 - Springfield's new American Hockey League franchise will take the ice for the upcoming 2016-17 season as the Springfield Thunderbirds. With hockey fans and local dignitaries looking on from center ice seats at the MassMutual Center, team officials announced the new name through a pulsating two-minute video on the arena's state of the art LED scoreboard. "The Springfield Thunderbirds' name represents the strength and pride of western Massachusetts. It is a nod to our hockey past, a tribut... Full Story

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Coyotes Sign Agreement to Purchase Springfield Falcons AHL Franchise

April 19, 2016 - Springfield, MA - The Arizona Coyotes and the Springfield Falcons announced today that the two clubs have signed an agreement for the Coyotes to purchase the Falcons American Hockey League (AHL) franchise. The agreement is contingent upon AHL Board of Governor approval, finalizing closing conditions, and signing an arena lease agreement. Once approved, the Coyotes hope to play at Tucson Convention Center (TCC) and are in conversations with the City and Rio Nuevo to relocate the franchise to T... Full Story

Falcons Fall in Season Finale

April 17, 2016 - Springfield, MA - The Springfield Falcons lost the final game of the regular season to the Portland Pirates by a score of 3-1 on Sunday night at the MassMutual Center. Neither team was able to score in the first period as the Falcons outshot the Pirates 10-6. The Falcons had two power plays during the course of the period which they could not convert on. Falcons' goaltender Adin Hill and Pirates' goaltender Mike McKenna brought the teams through a scoreless first frame. The game continued ... Full Story

Falcons Rally to Defeat Pirates

April 16, 2016 - Springfield, MA - Christian Fischer scored late in regulation to tie the game and Dakota Mermis scored in overtime as the Springfield Falcons topped the Portland Pirates 3-2 on Saturday night at the MassMutual Center. The Falcons opened the scoring compliments of a nifty play on the man advantage. Craig Cunningham fed Brendan Shinnimin, who posted a shot on Pirates goalie, Sam Brittain. The rebound found Fischer who fired a shot into the back of the net for his first career professional goal ... Full Story

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December 4 AHL Springfield at Providence 3:05 pm EST
December 3 AHL Providence at Springfield 7:05 pm EST
December 2 AHL Bridgeport 3 at Springfield 1 Final
November 26 AHL Springfield 3 at Hershey 4 Final
November 25 AHL Hershey 5 at Springfield 2 Final
November 19 AHL Providence 5 at Springfield 4 Final (SO)
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