Carolina Monarchs
Carolina monarchs
City: Greensboro, North Carolina
League: American Hockey League
Conference: Southern
Operated: 1995–1997
Home Arena: Greensboro Coliseum
Colors: Red, Blue & Gold
Media: Greensboro News & Record
Affiliates: Florida Panthers
Franchise history
1995–1997: Carolina Monarchs
1997–1999: Beast of New Haven

The Carolina Monarchs were a short-lived ice hockey team in the American Hockey League. They played in Greensboro, North Carolina at the Greensboro Coliseum. In 1997, as the Hartford Whalers moved to North Carolina to become the Carolina Hurricanes and took over the Greensboro Coliseum for two seasons, the Hurricanes organization bought the franchise and moved it to New Haven, Connecticut as the Beast of New Haven.


The market was previously served by:

  • Greensboro Monarchs (ECHL) (1989–95)

The market was subsequently home to:

  • Greensboro Generals (ECHL) (1999–2004)
  • Carolina Hurricanes (NHL) (1997–present)

Season-by-Season ResultsEdit

  • Carolina Monarchs 1995–1997
  • Beast of New Haven 1997–1999
Season Games WonLostTiedOTLPoints Goals
1995–9680283811 3 703133434th, SouthOut of playoffs
1996–97802843 4 5 652733035th, Mid-AtlanticOut of playoffs