Team Logo. The Cleveland Barons, not to be confused with the AHL's Cleveland Barons, were a team in the National Hockey League. They were the last major sports franchise to cease operations. In 1978, they merged with the Minnesota North Stars. Retrieved from "https://prosportsteams.fandom.com/wiki/Cleveland_Barons?oldid=16631" Categories: Former NHL teams Teams in Ohio Teams in Richfield Add category Cancel Save Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.