MOLINE, IL-The Quad City Storm has selected its protected list for the 2021-2022 season.  The protected list includes players from the team’s 2020-2021 training camp roster that was established prior to the cancellation of last season due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Quad City Storm Selects Its Protected List For 2021-22 Seasonfollowing players are not eligible to sign a training camp contract for the 2021-2022 season with any SPHL team other than the Storm.

Forwards:

Connor Fries: played in FPHL Columbus during the 2020-2021 season.  Scored 12 goals and 14 assists in 21 games and won the league’s championship.

Brett Gravelle: played rookie season last year in FPHL Elmira.  Scored 13 goals and 10 assists in 20 games.

Gregg Burmaster: played 2020-2021 season in ECHL Tulsa.  Scored 12 goals and 14 assists in 61 games.

Shane Bennett: scored 10 goals and 14 assists for the Storm in the 2019-2020 season.

Joe Widmar: played 2020-2021 season in Poland.  Scored 6 goals and 5 assists in 26 games.

Taylor Pryce: played 2020-2021 season with the SPHL’s Birmingham Bulls, Pensacola Ice Flyers and Huntsville Havoc.  Scored 9 goal and 9 assists in 35 games.

Cole Golka: was traded to the Storm from the SPHL’s Birmingham Bulls at the end of the 2019-2020 season and tallied 3 points in 3 games.

Nick Mangone: played in FPHL Columbus during the 2020-2021 season with Connor Fries.  Scored 8 goals and 3 assists in 20 games and won the league’s championship.

Carter Shinkaruk: played 2020-2021 season in FPHL Elmira.  Led the league in points with 8 goals and 24 assists in 24 games.

Defense:

Ricky Kramer: was traded to the Storm from the SPHL’s Knoxville Ice Bears during the 2019-2020 season.  Scored 1 goal and 6 assists in 11 games.

Joe Sova: was traded to the Storm from the SPHL’s Roanoke Railyard Dawgs during the 2019-2020 season.  Scored 5 goals and 12 assists in 32 games.  Sova has played in 440 AHL, ECHL and SPHL hockey games.

Goaltenders:

Peter Di Salvo: played 2020-2021 season with the SPHL’s Knoxville Ice Bears.  Won 10 games and recorded a .909 save percentage and 2.67 goals against average.  During the season Di Salvo became the all-time SPHL wins leader.

Bailey MacBurnie: signed to the Storm’s training camp roster before the cancellation of the 2020-2021 season.  Played collegiately at UMass Boston and recorded a .920 save percentage and 2.14 goals against average as a 4-year starter.

Quad City Storm hockey returns to the TaxSlayer Center in October and season tickets are on sale now.  Fans can call 309-277-1343 to secure their seats today or email brian@quadcitystorm.com for more information.

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Quad City Storm Selects Its Protected List For 2021-22 Season
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