Cleveland Barons (NHL)

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Cleveland Barons
First Season
1967-68
Team History
Cleveland Barons (1976-78)
California Golden Seals (1970-76)
Oakland Seals (1967-70)
California Seals (1967)
Conference/Division
National Hockey League (1967-78)
  • Wales Conference (1974-78)
    • Adams Division (1974-78)
  • West Division (1967-74)
Venue
Richfield Coliseum (1976-78)
AHL Affiliate
n/a
Key People
Players • Head Coaches • Executives


This article is about the National Hockey League team. For the former AHL team, see Cleveland Barons (1937-73).


The Cleveland Barons were a professional ice hockey team in the National Hockey League (NHL) from 1976 to 1978. They were a relocation of the California Golden Seals franchise that had played in Oakland since 1967. After just two seasons, the team merged with the Minnesota North Stars. As a result, the NHL operated with 17 teams during the 1978-79 NHL season.

Publications

Home programs by season

Season/Date Type Opponent Venue
1970s
Cleveland Barons
September 24, 1976 preseason New York Rangers Richfield Coliseum

Media guides and yearbooks by season

Media guides

1960s 1967-68 • 1968-69 • 1969-70
1970s 1970-71 • 1971-72 • 1972-73 • 1973-74 • 1974-75 • 1975-76 • 1976-77 • 1977-78
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