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Tex Rickard owned this team and the team was given the name of a paramilitary force in Texas
The name was to be unique so the owners of the team chose this nickname and used a buffalo as a logo
The name represented the city of the team
The owner of the team chose a name that represented his old hockey team and the city's automobile industry
This name beat out Blue Ox, Northern Lights, Voyageurs, White Bears, and Freeze in a contest
The team was named after a Disney movie
The name was chosen in a name the team contest, and the owner wanted the team colors to have the same color scheme as the Lakers
This team previously played in Atlanta, so the name was a reference to the burning of Atlanta during the Civil War
The team was named after an Indian chief who lived in this area
The owner chose this name because it is the quickest striking cat, and that is how he wants his team to play on the ice
The name was chosen to represent the people of this country
This team plays its games on Long ISLAND
The name was chosen by the team's vice president's sister. The name had nothing to do with the city
The owner of this team fought in the Maple Leaf Regiment
A thunderstorm spurred this name
This name is a reference to the saber-toothed tiger remains that were found during an excavation of this city
This name beat out Black Bears, Storm, Outlaws, and Wrangler in a contest
The original name was decided in a name the team contest but when the team relocated they decided to get rid of the first word(North)
A name the team contest was held this name beat out scorpions
This name is a nickname of canadiens
This team was named after the name of a song
This team was named after its state bird
The name represented the capital city of Canada
According to legend, this creature roamed the Pine Barrens in the southern part of this state from 1887 to 1938
The owner wanted a name that started with 'P' and this nickname was also associated with ice
Charles Adams owned a hockey team and a grocery store and he wanted his team colors to be the same as the grocery store's colors(Black,Yellow)
The name celebrates patriotism and pride because this state produced the most residents to the Union Army during the Civil War
These storms constantly damage this area
This city is known as 'The Oil Capital of Canada'
These animals lived off the coast of California in a place known as The Red Triangle

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