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Casale Joining The Q-C Storm

January 15th, 2019

The Quad City Storm have traded the Fayetteville Marksmen for forward Michale Casale in exchange for future considerations. Casale, 25, is a native of Stoney Creek, Ontario and is playing his first year of professional hockey.  This season he has tallied 2 goals and 2 assists through 16 games and has recorded a +1 on-ice rating. The Storm are in action this weekend in Peoria for the tenth and eleventh battles in the #ColdWarOn74 versus the Rivermen!  Read More

NFL Draft Coming To Rock Island!

January 3rd, 2019

The NFL is returning to Rock Island! Ok, well, not a team, but the draft. Sorry! Anyway, according to officials with the parks and recreation department for the city, Round 6 of the NFL draft will be held at Augustana College on April 27. Former Augustana College and NFL quarterback Ken Anderson is also said to be involved with the proceedings. Why Rock Island? One of the founding teams of the NFL in 1920, the Rock Island Independents played their games at Douglas Park. In fact, a game at Douglas Park on Sept. 26, 1920 is recognized by some NFL scholars as the first game in the history of the league.... Read More

Plenty Going On With The Q-C Storm!

December 13th, 2018

There’s plenty going on with the Quad-Cities Storm this week! The hockey team has been active in roster changes and more. Here’s the rundown: Harrison Added To Bolster Blue Line   Patrick Harrison has been signed by the Quad City Storm. Harrison is a defenseman from Vernon, Ontario and is in his fourth year playing professional hockey. He has spent time in the FHL and SPHL and played in nine games this season with the Roanoke Railyard Dawgs.   Caligiuri Returns And Stewart Is Released   Vinny Caligiuri has been activated from the injured reserve. Caligiuri racked up a goal and... Read More

Snowstar Kicks Off The 2018-2019 Season This Sunday!

December 7th, 2018

Are you ready to hit the slopes this winter? Snowstar is! Snowstar Winter Sports Park (9500 126th St. W Andalusia), located in Coal Creek Valley above the Mississippi River, officially kicks off the 2018-2019 season this Sunday Dec 9 from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. with LIMITED runs, the teaching hill, and two lanes of tubing! LIFT Pass or TUBING Pass is only $20 for the entire day! Rental is $25. There will also be a Toys For Tots special going on this Sunday. If you bring a new, unwrapped toy (valued at $10 or more) you will receive $10 off your lift/tubing pass! Ski/board or tube for only $10 when you... Read More

Storm Add Minx, Release Perks, Hit With Suspension

November 13th, 2018

Today the Quad City Storm acquired defenseman Tyler Minx from the Knoxville Ice Bears in exchange for future considerations. Minx, a left-handed defenseman, is a native of Oklahoma City.  Storm forward Tim Perks has been released to create roster space for Minx.    Storm defenseman Ludlow Harris Jr. has been suspended for a single game by the SPHL for an elbowing penalty he received in last Saturday’s game.  He will miss this Thursday’s game versus the Birmingham Bulls.  Per the SPHL: “Quad City’s Ludlow Harris, Jr. has been suspended one game as a result of his actions in SPHL... Read More

Storm Keep Giving Back To The Quad Cities

November 1st, 2018

The Quad City Storm, getting ready for another home game this weekend and Disco Night on Saturday at the TaxSlayer Center in Moline, will continue to give back this season and carry on their #qcstormcares crusade living up to their promise of being “the community’s team.”    Wednesday, November 7 – NEW! Military Salute Paint the Ice – 10:00am-7:00pm  New this year active and retired members of our armed services or their family members are invited to by paint their name on the ice. Participants will receive a coupon for $3 off a full price ticket the games on November... Read More

Storm Add Familiar Face For Face-Off Against Peoria

October 25th, 2018

The Quad City Storm has reacquired forward Tim Perks. Perks was a member of the Storm’s training camp roster and released before the regular season roster was finalized.  He is a first-year pro and graduated from Northland College last year where he played for four years. The Storm are back in action tomorrow night versus Peoria for the second battle in the Cold War on 74.  Fans can still get tickets for the game at http://www.quadcitystorm.com./.  Read More

Storm Announce Roster For Inaugural Season!

October 17th, 2018

The Quad City Storm, the new hockey team for the Quad-Cities, had its media day Wednesday (as pictured, and announced their final roster for the 2018-2019 season: Austin Hervey Vladimir Nikiforov Taylor McCloy Dalton Mills Joe McKeown Phil Bronner John Scully Mitchell Mueller Vincent Caligiuri Al Graves Kristaps Nimanis Don Olivieri Ludlow Harris Jr Skyler Smutek Jake Schultz Troy Henley Ben Boukal Peter DiSalvo Eric Levine   The Storm has their home opener this Saturday! Opening night is October 20 The Storm are planning to have 8000 fans making noise in the seats for the first game of the... Read More

Storm Storming In With Thunderous Events For Opening Week!

October 15th, 2018

The Quad City Storm is jam-packed with exciting and historical events leading up to the first game in Storm history on Saturday, Oct.20. QuadCities.com is a proud sponsor of the Storm’s season! Here’s the list of events this week: Monday 10/15: 6:00 P.M.-8:00 P.M.-Season Ticket Holder Party, Rock Island Holiday Inn Tuesday 10/16: 5:00 P.M. Storm beer naming party,  Green Tree Brewery, LeClaire Wednesday 10/17:         12:30 P.M.-1:00 P.M.-Quad Cities Chamber Ribbon Cutting Saturday 10/20: 7:10 P.M.-Opening Night Game vs. Peoria Rivermen All events will be hosted at the TaxSlayer Center... Read More

Pete the Purple Bull’s Run with the Bull 5K Rescheduled!

October 12th, 2018

QC United and Pete the Purple Bull’s Kindness Rocks campaign is in full swing! The Run with the Bull 5K and Youth Relays scheduled for this Saturday Oct 13 have been cancelled. Due to the unfortunate Midwest weather we have been experiencing, the original race route is currently being taken over by the Mighty Mississippi. The good news? The race has been rescheduled! The rescheduled race date is Saturday Nov 17 at 9 a.m. Thanks to the wonderful people at Arconic, the new route will be located near Arconic and the bike path (265 Bellingham Road Riverdale). Participants will be treated to Burritos... Read More

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