The Quad City Storm made the almost 1000 miles drive to take on the Fayetteville Marksmen for the first time this season, hoping to stave off playoff elimination for a few more days
With the Kelly Cup Playoffs completed and the dust settled after the Quad City Mallards’ ultimate season as we know it, it’s time to look back at the past.
It was the worst of times, it was the better times. The Quad City Storm were a bit Jekyll and Hyde this weekend at home, and even within a single game, as the scores reflected. They faced off against the Birmingham Bulls for the first time in franchise history.
In Moline, it was a weekend of giving back to the community. Not only did the Storm help their cities, the high school team did as well. A Cold War on 74 battle left some with a warm feeling after seeing the turnout and the energy of one of the most important games of the season.
A familiar name has made the history books of Quad City hockey, as the first player in Quad City Storm franchise history has been signed. Vladimir Nikiforov returns to the Quad Cities for his third stint with a team based in Moline.
Same problem, different night for the Quad City Storm. A return to former playing style doesn't work to make up lost points in the standings in a busy weekend for the Storm.
Six weeks after the Quad City Mallards ceased operations, a new team and new league have entered the area. On Wednesday it was announced in a press conference that the Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) was expanding north to the Illinois-Iowa border city of Moline.
Little by little, the puzzle pieces are falling in to place for the Quad City SPHL team. On Friday the first head coach in Quad-City's SPHL history was announced, and it is a familiar name to fans of the Illinois-based team. Dave Pszenyczny is taking the reins of the team that has yet to find a name.
The Cold War on 74 is very cold indeed, as there hasn’t been much competition so far between the two teams. It’s time to break down the weekend.
MOLINE, Ill. – Less than 60 days remain until opening night for the Quad City Storm in the SPHL. The Storm roster is slowly accumulating, as eight players have been signed to Professional Try-Out Agreements.