The Pirates, the third American-based NHL team, got off to a promising start in 1925 – 1926, making the playoffs in two of their first three seasons. However, the team soon fell on hard times both on the ice and at the box office. A sale to bootlegger Bill Dwyer did not help the cause. With the stock market crash ...
Things did not get better on the other side of Pennsylvania. The financial woes continued unabated. On the ice, the Quakers were the definition of futility. It took the team three games to score a goal and three more to get its first win, which came on November 25, a 2–1 win over the visiting Toronto Maple Leafs. They finished with ...
History of the Quakers
The Philadelphia Quakers were an American professional ice hockey team that played only one full season in the National Hockey League (NHL), 1930 – 1931, at the Philadelphia Arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They were the successors of the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Pittsburgh – Philadelphia
1925 – 1931 / National Hockey League
1930 – 1931 / Philadelphia Quakers
1925 – 1930 / Pittsburgh Pirates
Quakers – They move to Philadelphia as the Quakers (from the historical importance of the Quaker religious community in the founding of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania).
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1930 – 1931 / Philadelphia Arena
1925 – 1930 / Duquesne Gardens
1928–1931 / Benny Leonard and Bill Dwyer
1925–1928 / James F. Callahan
*Blue is this team’s history