Thread: Lousy Nicknames
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11-22-2004, 01:49 PM
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Originally Posted by MacDaddy Version 1.3
Here would be a great place to pay homage to the lower minor leagues in North America:

The UHL's Rockford Ice Hogs (sadly this franchise used to be the great Thunder Bay Thunderhawks/Senators/Thundercats before bing bought and moved to the States) EDIT: There logo is the bakend of a pig!
I can't remember which league it is (East coast I think) but the name Macon Whoopee just is an awful name for a hockey team.

In Japan, I think Dr Randy Gregg played for a team called the Kikudu Bunnies. Surely, they weren't the Charleston Chiefs of Japan.

I'm glad you brought up Macon. A thread like this is lacking if we don't mention the Whoopee. Macon isn't doing much better these days, with a team called the Trax, in a league you probably never heard of, the SPHL.

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