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Quad City Storm Eyeing December Start Date For Season

July 28th, 2020

Could there be some hockey this year after all? Maybe, but it’ll be late this year. The league of the Quad City Storm, the Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) today announced that it is targeting mid-to-late December for the start of the 2020-2021 regular season. “With the continued spikes in COVID-19 throughout the country and the challenges other sports are facing in their attempts to resume play, delaying our start to December gives us the best chance of completing an entire season with all 10 teams,” stated Commissioner Doug Price. “In addition, various state restrictions... Read More

Quad-Cities Entertainment Scene Keeps Faith Through Tough Times

March 29th, 2020

“I don’t know what I’m going to do.” His voice, usually brash and loud, is quiet and cracked. “I mean, I’m depressed. Obviously, it sucks, because the money is a big thing. It’s not just me playing out. My wife is a waitress and bartender, and I’m a bartender a couple nights a week. That’s just extra. But we need it.” They have a couple of kids. They have five jobs between them. Or, well, they used to. Now they have one. His. His “day job,” he used to call it. Now it’s their only lifeline to an income that was way too small for them all to live on, but which now has to... Read More

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

Gwen Tombergs Skates From Quad City Storm To United Way

March 20th, 2020

The Quad City Storm announced today that Storm President, Gwen Tombergs, will be stepping down and joining the United Way staff as their Vice President of Development. “The Storm is on solid ground and everything is in place to keep the team going strong,” said Tombergs. “Our front office is trained, processes are in place and we have a great coach and team.  I feel comfortable handing over the reins.” Team owner, John Dawson, said the position at United Way is a good fit for Tombergs. “Her passion has always been to help the community and she built the Storm’s reputation on that.... 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

Quad City Storm Season Suspended Due To Coronavirus

March 13th, 2020

The Quad City Storm’s season, as well as the seasons of all SPHL hockey teams, has been suspended due to concerns over the coronavirus. A press release from the SPHL released this evening stated: For the safety of our fans, players, team personnel and arena staff, the Southern Professional Hockey League today announced that due to concerns over the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, it has suspended the 2019-2020 season effective immediately. The SPHL and its member teams will continue to monitor developments over the weekend and provide an update on the 2019-2020 season in the near future. For... 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

Get Tickets For Storm Marvel Superhero Night, Help The EMSSC Spartans!

March 7th, 2020

Come watch the Quad City Storm in action and help out a great bunch of kids and an awesome soccer club! If you purchase your tickets through this link for the Storm game this Saturday, March 7, $6 of every ticket sold through this fundraiser will be going back to benefit the East Moline – Silvis Soccer Club’s U12 Spartans! The Spartans will have their own block of tickets to enjoy the game together near center ice! Saturday, March 7th is the Storm’s Marvel Superhero Night! The team will be wearing special Marvel themed jerseys, featuring Captain America, Ironman, and Black Panther, to... Read More

QC Storm Provides Fun Entertainment for All this Weekend

March 6th, 2020

Whether you are a die-hard hockey fan or out for some family fun, the Quad City Storm will entertain you now and for years to come! Friday Mar 6 at 7:10 p.m. – Pirate & Princess Night Quad City Storm vs. Roanoke Rail Yard Dogs The Storm are back at the TaxSlayer Center Friday March 6th!  We want to see all pirates and princesses out in their best costumes as the Storm take on the Roanoke Railyard Dawgs!  Enjoy $2 beers and hot dogs until puck drop and help us fundraise for The First Tee of the Quad Cities! #TakeCover   Saturday Mar 7 at 7:10 p.m. – Marvel Super Hero Night Quad City... Read More

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