AHL: Springfield Thunderbirds Announce New Name, Logo

The Springfield Thunderbirds have confirmed their name and unveiled their logo ahead of their inaugural season in the American Hockey League. The Thunderbirds are the former Portland Pirates, American Hockey League affiliate of the Florida Panthers, who relocated from Maine to Massachusetts following the just completed 2015-16 AHL season. Springfield

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New AHL team to be Named Springfield Thunderbirds?

As first reported by Annie Maroon of masslive.com, Springfield Hockey LLC (the group who owns the freshly relocated AHL Portland Pirates) has applied for a trademark to use the name Springfield Thunderbirds with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, the trademark was filed on May 31. The team also trademarked the

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