Louisville Panthers
City: Louisville, Kentucky
League: American Hockey League
Operated: 1999–2001
Home Arena: Freedom Hall
Colors: navy blue, red, and gold
Affiliates: Florida Panthers
Franchise history
1999–2001: Louisville Panthers
2005–2008: Iowa Stars
2008–2009: Iowa Chops
2009–present: Texas Stars

The Louisville Panthers were an ice hockey team in the American Hockey League. They played in Louisville, Kentucky. Their home venue was Freedom Hall at the Kentucky Exposition Center. The mascot was a light brown "panther" named Paws. They were affiliates of the Florida Panthers. The team became dormant following the 2000–01 season, until it was resurrected in 2005 as the Iowa Stars. Today, the franchise is known as the Texas Stars.

Notable PlayersEdit

  • Roberto Luongo

Season-by-Season ResultsEdit

Regular Season
Season Games WonLostTiedOTLPoints Goals
1999–00804230 7 1 922782544th, Mid-Atlantic
2000–01802151 5 3 502002854th, South
Season1st Round2nd Round3rd RoundFinals
1999–00 L, 1-3, Kentucky
2000–01 Out of playoffs.