Legacy of the Birmingham South Stars
The Birmingham South Stars were a farm team of the Minnesota North Stars in the Central Hockey League from 1982 to 1983. The South Stars were based out of Birmingham, Alabama at the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Center. Coached by Gene Ubriaco, the South Stars would lose in the Adams Cup Championship to the Indianapolis Checkers. Following the season, the team folded. Notable players who played for the South Stars included Don Beaupre, Mario Lessard and Warren Young and JAck Carlson.