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Quad City Storm Looking Forward To Year Three!

March 21st, 2020

Hockey will return to the TaxSlayer Center in Moline this fall! The Quad City Storm is excited to report that, even with the sudden end to their season as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, they have received incredible support from their season ticket holders and sponsors to continue next year. The Quad City Storm office remains open for calls and emails to 309-277-1364 and info@quadcitystorm.com. Please continue to check QuadCityStorm.com for updates and office hours.    Read More

Dave Pszenczny Inked To Two-Year Extension With Quad City Storm

March 20th, 2020

The Quad City Storm is excited to announce Storm head coach Dave Pszenczny has been signed to a two-year contract extension.  In an abbreviated second season with the Storm, Pszenyczny increased the team’s winning percentage significantly and navigated the Storm in to one of eight playoff positions at year’s end. “We made great progress in multiple ways this season,” said Pszenyczny. “I’m disappointed this team didn’t get a chance to excite the Quad Cities in the playoff push and postseason, but I couldn’t be more excited for next year.  I’d put our returning core of players... Read More

Quad City Storm End Their Season Due To Coronavirus

March 16th, 2020

The puck stops here. Amidst a furious playoff run and some fantastic entertainment in front of growing crowds, the Quad City Storm has pulled the plug on their second season on order of their league, the SPHL. The Storm released the following statement this morning: “It is with heavy hearts we announce the remainder of the 2019-2020 season has been cancelled per the decision made earlier today by the SPHL.  We are incredibly disappointed for our fans, players and staff but fully support the leagues decision to ensure the well-being of everyone involved.  We are committed to taking the steps... Read More

Storm Storming Into Final Games Of The Season With Eyes On The Goals

March 9th, 2020

The Quad City Storm is thundering into their final games of the regular season with two goals in mind; making the playoffs and reaching the $100,000 mark in their donations to the community. Currently the Storm are in a four-way battle for one of the final two playoff positions in the SPHL.  The action off the ice is just as exciting for the Storm. With four specialty jersey auctions remaining this season, the goal of giving over $100,000 back to the community could become a reality. The Quad City Storm made community giving a focus when the team started last season. At every Storm game a local... Read More

Honor Loved Ones With Quad City Storm’s Paint The Ice

January 27th, 2020

Tuesday January 28th the TaxSlayer Center will be open to the public from 10 AM – 7 PM for the Storm’s Hockey Fights Cancer Ice Painting.  Quad Citizens are encouraged to come to the arena to paint the names of loved ones who have fought cancer on the ice in the color that symbolizes the cancer they fought.  Painting is free and the Storm will be providing paint, brushes and everything needed for painting names on the ice. Next Saturday February 1st is the Quad City Storm’s Hockey Fights Cancer Night.  The game is sponsored by UnityPoint Health Trinity and all proceeds raised from... Read More

Quad City Storm Forward Fries Named Player Of The Week

January 8th, 2020

Storm forward Connor Fries has been named the SPHL’s Warrior ‘Player Of The Week.’  It is the first player of the week honor for a Storm player in franchise history.  Per the SPHL: “The Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) today announced that Connor Fries of the Quad City Storm was named the Warrior Hockey/SPHL Player of the Week for December 30-January 5. Fries scored six goals, including his first professional hat trick, added two assists and was +7 as the Storm picked up five of a possible six points last week, going 2-0-1. The Centerville, MA native closed out 2019 with... Read More

QuadCities.com – Top 30 Stories Of 2019 (#10 – #1)

December 31st, 2019

And here you have them, the TOP TEN stories of the year, 2019. There were obviously a lot of big stories this year, but, these are the ten that we picked to have the biggest impact and resonance. Why did we pick these stories? A couple of them involved incredible achievements by local groups of people, achievements that are rarely accomplished by groups on the local level. Some of those involved achievements by groups of kids, which make them even more impressive, and also leave the possibility for even greater resonance later on down the line as those children grow and mature and work towards... Read More

Get Quad City Storm Tickets, Help The EMSSC Spartans Soccer Team!

December 19th, 2019

Storm tickets make a great Christmas gift, and so does helping out a group of great kids! And now you can see a great Q-C Storm game and help out the EMSSC U12 SPARTANS, the top-rated local youth soccer team, ranked #8 in Illinois at the U12 level! Yup, if you buy your tickets at the link below, proceeds from ALL ticket sales will go to help the EMSSC U12 Spartans! You have to buy from this link though, because that’s how the Storm keeps track of sales for the team. The two benefit games for the Spartans are the Nickelodeon Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game December 27 and the Marvel universe... Read More

What’s The Good News, Quad-Cities?

December 4th, 2019

With the doldrums of winter weather upon us, there’s a need now more than ever for some journalistic sunshine in our lives, and you’ve come to the right place! Every month we look at some of the great positive news going on around the Quad-Cities, and, in partnership with KWQC-TV6’s “Paula Sands Live,” we shine the spotlight on the GOOD news in the area! Let’s get started!   Like, OMG Becky, We HAVE To Go To This Fest! Crafted QC will be hosting its sixth indie arts festival, OMG Beckyfest, Friday, December 6, 6-9 PM and Saturday, December 7, 10 AM-4 PM,  in the Great Hall of... Read More

Painting The Ice For Veterans With The Quad City Storm!

November 8th, 2019

The Quad City Storm, your local hockey squad, is honoring veterans this weekend with their Salute To Veterans game Saturday night at 7 p.m.! There will be special deals for customers, special honors for veterans, and various benefits for veterans charities, including a jersey auction of special themed jerseys worn by the team that night! In addition, this week, families and friends of local veterans were asked to come on down to the TaxSlayer to paint the ice with the names of their beloved veterans, with all proceeds from the painting going to charity. It’s going to be a great game for a... Read More

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