The Vancouver Voodoo
were a roller hockey team based in Vancouver
, British Columbia
which played in the RHI (Roller Hockey International
) league. The Voodoo were one of the original twelve teams to join the league in 1993. They played in the PNE Agrodome
in 1993 and 1994, the Pacific Coliseum
in 1994 and 1995, and in 1996, played in General Motors Place
. The team folded from the league in 1996.
Season by season
The Voodoo experienced consistent success in the regular season throughout their four year history, winning their division all four years. Despite their regular season success, however, the Voodoo never made it out of the second round of the playoffs.
In the RHI's inaugural season, Vancouver finishes first in the King Division, atop the Calgary Rad'z
, Portland Rage, and Utah Rollerbees, good for second overall, behind the Anaheim Bullfrogs
. In the first round of the playoffs, they areeliminated by the division rival Calgary Rad'z
Star forward Jose Charbonneau
, a former NHLer
, leads the RHI in regular season scoring with 68 points in 14 games, and attracts the attention of the NHL
's Vancouver Canucks
, who had previously released Charbonneau in 1989. Charbonneau plays 33 more games for the Canucks before finishing his career in Europe. Former NHL star Tiger Williams
plays in one game for the Voodoo and registers 2 points.
Playing at the PNE Agrodome
, the Voodoo averages an attendance of 3,800.
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