New York Americans

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New York Americans
Years Active
Team History
Brooklyn Americans (1941-42)
New York Americans (1925-41)
National Hockey League (1925-42)
  • Canadian Division (1926-1938)
Madison Square Garden III (1925-42)
Key People
Players • Head Coaches • Executives

The New York Americans, colloquially known as the Amerks, were a professional ice hockey team based in New York City from 1925 to 1942. They were the third expansion team in the history of the National Hockey League (NHL) and the second to play in the United States. The team operated as the Brooklyn Americans during the 1941–42 season before suspending operations in 1942 due to World War II and long-standing financial difficulties. The demise of the club marked the beginning of the NHL's Original Six era from 1942 to 1967, though the franchise was not formally canceled until 1946.


Home programs by season

Season/Date Type Opponent Venue
New York Americans
1935-36 Regular Season n/a Madison Square Garden
1936-37 Regular Season n/a Madison Square Garden
1938-39 Regular Season n/a Madison Square Garden
1940-41 Regular Season n/a Madison Square Garden


New York Americans publications by season
1925-26 • 1926-27 • 1927-28 • 1928-29 • 1929-30 • 1930-31 • 1931-32 • 1932-33 • 1933-34 • 1934-35 • 1935-36 • 1936-37 • 1937-38 • 1938-39 • 1939-40 • 1940-41 • 1941-42

National Hockey League
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