Detroit Olympics

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Detroit Olympics
City Detroit, Michigan
League Canadian Professional Hockey League 1927-29,
International Hockey League
Operated 1927 to 1936
Home arena Detroit Olympia
Colors Red, White
Affiliates Detroit Red Wings
Franchise history
1927 to 1936 Detroit Olympics
1936 to 1956 Pittsburgh Hornets
1956 to Present Rochester Americans
Regular season titles 3 1933-34, 1934-35, 1935-36
IHL Titles 2 1934-35, 1935-36

The Detroit Olympics were a minor league hockey team located in Detroit, Michigan that was a member of the Canadian Professional Hockey League 1927-29 and the International Hockey League 1929-36.[1] The team played all of their home games at the Detroit Olympia. On October 4, 1936, after winning the IHL championship, the Olympics moved to Pittsburgh to become the Pittsburgh Hornets. [2]