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RapidFire19

2018-19 Storm Player Signings\Trades\Pre-Season Roster

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Green - Signed

Red - Not Signed\Attending other Training Camp

Orange - Traded

 Blue - Vet*

*By SPHL definition, Vets are players who have 224 or more professional games played. Each team is allowed up to 3 vets on their roster. All 3 vets have to have a combined total of less than 900 games played.

 

Expansion Draft\Protected List

G, Keegan Asmundson

DAndy Willigar - Signed with EHC Zweibrücken (Germany4)

DBrandon Pfeil

FDylan Denomme - Signed with Strasbourg (France)

FAustin Hervey

FNick Lazorko

 

New Players

F, Vladimir Nikiforvo - Former ECHL Teams : Tulsa\Alaska\QC

FNicola Lêvesque - Watertown Wolves(FHL), Cap-de-la-Madeleine (LHSAAAQ)/Former SPHL Team : HUN (8 gp) (2014-15)

 

 

SPHL Players (2017-18)

DDonald Olivieri - Former SPHL Teams : MRK, EVV, PEO\Signed PTO

FBryan Arneson - Former SPHL Team : MRK\Signed PTO

G, Peter Di Salvo - Former SPHL Teams : PEN, MRK, FAY, PEO, MAC\Signed PTA

D\F, Ludlow Harris Jr. - Former SPHL Teams : PENMAC, FAY\Signed to PTA

D\FMitchell Mueller - Former SPHL Teams : ROA, FAY\Signed to PTA

 

 2018-19 Storm Training Camp

 Goalies

      Peter Di Salvo 

Defensemen

      Donald Olivieri 

      Ludlow Harris Jr.

      Mitchell Mueller

Forwards

      Vladimir Nikiforov (V\476?)

      Nicola Lêvesque

      Bryan Arneson

      Austin Hervey

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HOLYCOW!  That is some exciting news!  Welcome back Niki!

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STORM ADDS OLIVIERI AND ARNESON TO THE ROSTER!

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The Quad City Storm announced today that the team has signed Philadelphia native Donald Olivieri and Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada native Bryan Arneson to a professional tryout agreement for the team’s October training camp.
Philadelphia native Donald Olivieri joins the Storm following a stint in the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL) with the Rapid City Rush. Olivieri has also played with Mississippi Riverkings, Evansville Thunderbolts and Peoria Rivermen in the Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) and with Missouri Mavericks and Norfolk Admirals in the ECHL. Olivieri stands at 6 foot and weighs in at 205 pounds and has proven he's a physical player who stands up for his team. Coach Dave Pszenyczny said, "Don is a strong offensive defense-men who is not afraid to throw the body.” “He has a heavy shot that makes teams really pay on the power play,” he added.
The Canadian born Bryan Arneson previously played in the ECHL with the Wheeling Nailers and in the SPHL with the Mississippi Riverkings. Arneson stands at 5'11” and weighs in at 180 pounds and has a scoring touching, having aced 16 goals last season with Mississippi. “Bryan is a gritty winger who get under the other team’s skin; opponents take notice when he is on the ice because of his hard hits, “ said new head coach Dave Pszenyczny.
The addition of Donald Olivieri and Bryan Arneson bring the Storm's training camp ledger to four players, which includes the previously announced players Nicola Levesque and Vladimir Nikiforov, both signed to professional tryout agreements earlier this month. The Quad City Storm are expected to open their training camp in early October prior to October 13’s preseason game against the Peoria Rivermen at Peoria's very own Carver Arena. The Storm's regular-season schedule is set to begin October 20 against the Peoria Rivermen at the TaxSlayer Center in Moline.

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Shouldn't there be an established "North American Hockey Media Types Code Of Ethics" that invokes severe punishment for the author of any team press release containing a current reference to the phrase: "the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL)"? :beat:

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You can get a preview of your new goalie Di Salvo.  He's currently playing for Perth Thunder in Australia in the AIHL.  Can usually live stream games for free.

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Storm sign pair

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The Quad-City Storm announced they signed goaltender Peter Di Salvo and forward Austin Hervey to professional tryout agreements Monday.

Di Salvo, 27, is entering his sixth professional season split between three leagues, the majority with the Southern Professional Hockey League.

Di Salvo, an Oakville, Ontario native split last season between the Fayetteville Marksmen, the Peoria Rivermen and the Macon Mayhem in the SPHL, with a 3.16 goals against average and a .896 save percentage in 35 games.

In 128 career SPHL games, Di Salvo is 73-35-11 with a 2.70 goals against average and a .906 save percentage. He's also played in 15 ECHL games in his career.

"Peter is a proven, veteran goalie who can steal a game for the team and win a championship in this league," head coach Dave Pszenyczny said. "He brings leadership and a growing mentality to the rink every day."

Hervey, 25, played in 55 games with the SPHL's Knoxville Ice Bears last season, scoring 12 goals and adding 15 assists while posting a minus-8 rating.

The Brighton, Michigan native played in five ECHL games in 2017, scoring one goal and adding one assist with the Indy Fuel.

Hervey is one of the six players the Storm selected in the SPHL expansion draft in June.

"Austin is one of the players we were adamant about getting in the expansion draft and is an intense power forward that brings size and a scorer's touch," Pszenyczny said.

 

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STORM ADDS MUELLER AND HARRIS, HIRES EQUIPMENT MANAGER!
 
The Quad City Storm announced today that the team has signed Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada native Ludlow Harris and Bakersfield, California’s Mitchell Mueller to a professional tryout agreement for the team’s October training camp. The Storm also announced the team has hired Mississippi native Josh Eaves as the Equipment Manager for the 2018-2019 season. 
 
Canada native Ludlow Harris joins the Storm following stints in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL), Federal Hockey League (FHL) and the Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL), most recently with Macon Mayhem and Fayetteville Marksmen. Harris, known to his fans as “Junior,” is 26 years old and stands at 6’ and weighs in at 195 pounds and has proven to be a top defensemen. Coach Dave Pszenyczny said, "He is a player I wanted on the back end to give us a physical presence along with an offensive threat.” “Look for big things to come from him this up-coming season,” he added. 
 
The California born Mitchell Mueller previously played in the FHL, ECHL and SPHL, most recently with the Fayetteville Marksmen and Norfolk Admirals. The 24 year old winger stands at 6'3" and weighs in at 215 pounds. "Mitchell is a hard-nosed winger who has experience at the next level and is not afraid to go to the dirty areas,” said new head coach Dave Pszenyczny. “He will do whatever is needed for the team to succeed," he added. 
 
The addition of Harris and Mueller will bring the Storm's training camp ledger to eight players, which includes the previously announced players Peter DiSalvo, Austin Hervey, Donald Olivieri, Bryan Arneson, Nicola Levesque and Vladimir Nikiforov. The Quad City Storm are expected to open their training camp in early October prior to October 13’s preseason game against the Peoria Rivermen at Peoria's very own Carver Arena. The Storm's regular-season schedule is set to begin October 20 against the Peoria Rivermen at the TaxSlayer Center in Moline.  
 
The new hockey team also announced that Josh Eaves has been hired as Equipment Manager for the inaugural season.  The Illinois born, Mississippi raised Eaves comes to the Storm direct from the SPHL’s very own Birmingham Bulls. Prior to that Eaves worked for the Mississippi Riverkings.  Coach Dave Pszenyczny said, “I know he has a great work ethic and is a good person to be around.’ 
 
Watch for updates and announcements on our website (www.quadcitystorm) and follow along with us on our social media platforms on Facebook (search Quad City Storm), Twitter (@QuadCityStorm), Instagram (@qcstorm). Our office hours are Monday through Friday 9:00am-5:00pm and Saturday by appointment only and our team can be reached by calling 309-277-1364.

 

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