Quad City Storm welcomes players, prepares for inaugural season

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MOLINE, Ill. (KWQC) — Players for the Quad City Storm hockey team arrived in the Quad Cities over the weekend.

The hockey team will be holding player physicals and optional skates before beginning camp on Wednesday.

The week of training and preparation culminates in an exhibition game against the Peoria Rivermen Saturday at 7:15 p.m.

The Quad City Storm play their first season game Saturday, October 20th.

The season opener, sponsored by John Deere, will raise funds for United Way. Game night activities include indoor fireworks and a light show.