CoHL & UHL team
The first Quad City Mallards team started in the Colonial Hockey League in 1995. That league rebranded to the United Hockey League in 1997.
In 2007 the franchise folded.
IHL & CHL team
The second hockey club called the Quad City Mallards was founded in 2009, rejoining the league the original Mallards played in - which had since rebranded to the International Hockey League. That league folded in 2010, at which point the club moved to the Central Hockey League.
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