What happened to the Detroit Vipers? That season saw the Vipers finish dead last in the league in standings and attendance. The impending demise of the IHL, combined with the plummeting attendance led Palace Sports to find a new affiliate for the Lightning. On June 4, 2001, both the International Hockey League and the Detroit Vipers ceased operations.
What hockey team played at The Palace of Auburn Hills? The Palace of Auburn Hills was an indoor arena in Auburn Hills, Michigan (a suburb of Detroit). It was the home of the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association and was the home of the Detroit Vipers of the International Hockey League from 1994 to 2001.
Does UNLV have a hockey team? UNLV’s hockey team is a club sport by definition, but it does not stop them from running the program as if it were an NCAA Division I team. Operating with that mindset has helped the Skatin’ Rebels have their best season in program history.
What league is UNLV hockey? Rebel Ice Hockey is an intercollegiate ice hockey team at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Formed in 2005, the team is governed by the American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA). In their first year in Division 1 of the ACHA, the Rebels finished top 15 in the nation for the 2018-2019 season.