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Oct 2017
October 23 2017
Storm lands big man, scorer at NBL Draft
Storm draft big man Zack Valliere and scorer Torrence Dyck with second and sixth picks
October 20 2017
Storm seeking public relations director
October 18 2017
Mismatch threat, Julius Barton signs with Storm
After four years of college ball with the Kentucky State University Thorobreds, Barton decided to strike a deal with the Storm.
October 17 2017
Revitalized sharpshooter, Wayne McCullough re-signs with Storm
Wayne McCullough is searching for redemption and after inking a new deal with the Island Storm, he’ll get every opportunity to do so.
October 11 2017
Storm signs former NCAA start defender
The Island Storm has announced Wednesday the signing of six-foot-seven lockdown defender Du’Vaughn Maxwell.
October 05 2017
Storm signs Canadian vet Chris Johnson
The six-foot-five dynamic scorer from North Preston, Nova Scotia was an NCAA Atlantic 10 tournament champion in 2012 with the St. Bonaventure Bonnies.
October 03 2017
Storm signs former Panthers star Tyler Scott
The six-foot-three Halifax, N.S. native was the Panthers MVP last season after leading the AUS in scoring in 2016-17, averaging 21.5 points for the year and 23.5 points for his three-year Panthers career. Scott was also names a two-time CIA All-Canadian.
Sep 2017
September 29 2017
Storm signs former NCAA star, G-League starter
The Island Storm has announced Friday the signing of former Maine Red Claws starting point guard Andre Stringer.
September 25 2017
Storm, Global Pet Foods partner to continue reading program
The Island Storm is proud to announce a major partnership with Global Pet Foods on PEI to once again offer our reading program to local students on the island.
September 20 2017
Jackson Trapp re-signs with Storm
The Island Storm has announced Wednesday the re-signing of shooting guard Jackson Trapp.
September 16 2017
Storm seeking graphic designer, marketer
September 15 2017
Brad States re-signs for second pro season
The Island Storm has announced Friday the re-signing of Storm forward Brad States.
September 06 2017
Storm signs Canadian standout
The Island Storm has announced Wednesday the signing of Canadian basketball star Kemy Osse.
Aug 2017
August 28 2017
Storm announce Tim Kendrick as new coach
Kendrick becomes the Storm’s second coach joining the team after a successful six-year run as the bench boss of the UPEI Panthers Men’s Basketball team.
May 2017
May 18 2017
Storm pull out convincing win; take series lead
Storm grab a 2-1 lead in the Atlantic Division Finals series against the Halifax Hurricanes after winning 103-96 on Thursday night at the Eastlink Centre. Game 4 goes Saturday night at Eastlink Centre.
May 07 2017
Storm drop game 4; series tied 2-2
Al Stewart and Akeem Ellis both missed Game 4 for the Island Storm, and their absence was felt in a 107-97 loss to the Saint John Riptide.
May 06 2017
Storm win OT thriller, take 2-1 series lead
The Island Storm grabbed a 2-1 series lead with a physical overtime win against the Saint John Riptide in game 3 of their first round playoff series on Saturday night at the Eastlink Centre.
May 04 2017
Storm rip Saint John, even series at 1-1
The Island Storm have tied their best-of-five series with the Saint John Riptide 1-1 with a big 103-79 win tonight.
May 03 2017
Series preview: Storm look for strong start to playoffs
The Island Storm is looking for a strong start tonight when they open their first-round best-of-five playoff series on the road against the Saint John Riptide at Harbour Station in Saint John at 7 p.m.
Apr 2017
April 20 2017
Storm drop top-placed Hurricanes in OT thriller
The Island Storm take down the first-place Halifax Hurricanes 115-114 in an overtime thriller in their final home game of the regular season.
April 19 2017
Storm send message in win against Riptide
The Island Storm won a big, 104-92, game in Saint John against the Riptide on Wednesday night, taking the regular season series 5-3 in what could be a potential playoff matchup.
April 15 2017
Storm offers $5 admission to all fans Thursday
As we get ready to embark on another NBL postseason run, we’re offering our lowest prices ever for fans to take in our final regular season game.
April 15 2017
Storm crush Highlanders; Al Stewart secures triple double
The Island Storm showed no weakness Saturday, taking down the Cape Breton Highlanders by a score of 129-91 in Charlottetown.
April 14 2017
Storm team up with Global Pet Foods
We’re excited to host our first ever Global Pet Foods game this Saturday at Eastlink Centre.
April 13 2017
River Lions drop Storm
Al Stewart became the Island Storm’s all-time leading scorer, but the Niagara River Lions crashed the party with a 104-101 win.
April 08 2017
Storm shock Lightning; bring down NBL's top team
The Island Storm hand the London Lightning only their fifth loss of season, defeating them 105-101 in Saturday afternoon NBL Canada action.
April 03 2017
Storm move Saturday game to 1pm start
The Island Storm has announced Monday its regular season home game against the London Lightning, originally scheduled for Saturday, April 8 at 7 p.m., has been moved back to a 1 p.m. start on April 8.
Mar 2017
March 31 2017
Storm bounce back; win final game of back-to-back
The Island Storm finished the second game of a back-to-back with a 111-99 win against the Orangeville A’s tonight as their home-stand against the central division continues.
March 30 2017
Windsor Express roll in with overtime win
The Windsor Express arrived for their lone visit to P.E.I. and left with a 113-105 overtime win over the Island Storm.
March 27 2017
Storm announce makeup date
The Island Storm has announced its home game originally scheduled for Thursday, February 9 at 7 p.m. will be played on Thursday, April 20 at 7 p.m. against the Halifax Hurricanes at Eastlink Centre.
March 26 2017
Storm back in third after home court win
The Island Storm defeated the Moncton Miracles 139-128 in Sunday afternoon NBL action in front of more than 2,000 at Eastlink Centre.
March 19 2017
Storm knock off defending champs
The Island Storm defeated the defending champions Halifax Hurricanes in an exciting Sunday matinee at the Eastlink Centre, 112-103.
March 16 2017
Storm drop heartbreaker in OT
The Island Storm fell 111-108 in a close overtime game against the Moncton Miracles on Thursday night at the Eastlink Centre.
March 15 2017
Storm to host multicultural game Thursday
The Island Storm is pleased to announce that our next home game on Thursday, March 16 against the Moncton Miracles will be our Multicultural Appreciation Game, proudly sponsored by Respon International Group.
March 15 2017
Storm adds veteran swingman before trade deadline
Storm signs Akeem Wright, trades Da'Quan Cook to Orangeville for their first round pick in the 2017 Canadian Draft, releases Jackson Trapp and activates AJ Stewart
March 14 2017
Storm drop close contest in Moncton
The Island Storm dropped a close game to the Moncton Miracles on Tuesday night, losing 116-113.
March 13 2017
Staples Charlottetown buys tickets for all Island teachers
The Island Storm is pleased to partner with Staples Charlottetown to invite all island educators to our game on Sunday, March 19, free of charge.
March 13 2017
Storm makes series of moves as deadline day approaches
Storm agree to terms with Rashad Whack; trades Nick Okorie to the Niagara River Lions for power forward Mike Allison and a future second round pick.
March 08 2017
Storm adds proven scorer
The Island Storm has announced Wednesday the signing of 6-foot-6 forward Akeem Ellis.
March 08 2017
Storm to host annual QEH appreciation game March 16
The Island Storm is excited to announce it will host a second annual Queen Elizabeth Hospital staff appreciation night on Thursday, March 16 at its home game.
March 07 2017
Storm activates Trapp
The Island Storm announced Tuesday that shooting guard Jackson Trapp has been activated from the team’s Injured Reserve.
March 03 2017
Storm lose heartbreaker
The Island Storm dropped a great game Friday night against the Halifax Hurricanes by a score of 112-110 in front of 2,140 fans at Eastlink Centre.
Feb 2017
February 20 2017
Storm blowout Miracles on Islander Day
The Island Storm finished the backend of a home-and-home against the Moncton Miracles on Islander Day at the Eastlink Centre, with a dominating 110-94 victory.
February 17 2017
Storm win third straight in dramatic fashion
The Island Storm finished a chippy affair with a 113-109 win against the Saint John Riptide on Friday night.
February 14 2017
Irving Energy sponsors 500 youth to attend Island Storm game
The Island Storm and Irving Energy have teamed up to bring 500 youth to the team’s popular Islander Day game.
February 12 2017
Storm edge Riptide during Sunday matinee
The Island Storm won a back-and-forth thriller, 115-113, against the Saint John Riptide on Sunday afternoon.
February 08 2017
Storm bring back familiar face
The Island Storm announced Wednesday the signing of Rob Nortmann.
February 08 2017
Game postponed: Thursday, Feb. 9
The Island Storm has announced its game scheduled for 7pm on Thursday, Feb. 9 at Eastlink Centre against the Halifax Hurricanes has been postponed due to a blizzard warning in the province.
February 04 2017
Storm win fast-paced game after trading blows with Highlanders
The Island Storm won a high-energy game 112-95 against the Cape Breton Highlanders on Saturday night.
February 02 2017
Storm drop close game to league-best Hurricanes
The Island Storm dropped a back-and-forth game to the first place Halifax Hurricanes 103-99.
Jan 2017
January 30 2017
Storm hit with injury bug
The shorthanded Storm was without Terry Thomas, Nick Okorie, Tirrell Baines and AJ Stewart on Sunday and were handed a loss by the top placed Hurricanes.
January 28 2017
Storm announces newcomer’s game
The Island Storm is pleased to announce that our next home game on Feb. 2 against the Halifax Hurricanes will be our annual Newcomers Game, proudly presented by our official real state partner, Steve Nabuurs of New Neighbours PEI.
January 26 2017
Storm drop close one to Cape Breton
The Island Storm lost for the first time at home this season 122-114 to the Cape Breton Highlanders on Thursday night at the Eastlink Centre.
January 23 2017
Player Profile: Al Richter
Stephen Poirier takes an in-depth look at Storm guard Al Richter and his path to pro basketball on PEI
January 20 2017
Storm prepare for first Ontario road trip
The Island Storm prepare for a big road trip to Ontario this weekend, where they’ll take on the Niagara River Lions, and then the Orangeville A’s.
January 17 2017
Storm add veteran presence
The Island Storm announced Tuesday the signing of forward Da’Quan Cook, a former starter with the Niagara River Lions.
January 15 2017
Storm win Sunday shootout
The Island Storm won in a shootout this afternoon at the Eastlink Centre against the Saint John Riptide 130-121, to remain perfect at home.
January 07 2017
Storm cancels Sunday’s game
The Storm has announced its game scheduled for 2pm on Sunday, January 8 at Eastlink Centre against the Saint John Riptide has been postponed due to a blizzard warning in the province.
Dec 2016
December 31 2016
Storm edge Miracles on NYE
The Island Storm stayed perfect on home court by winning their New Years Eve clash with the Moncton Miracles in a nail-biting 103-100 final.
December 14 2016
Storm adds Brad States to training camp roster
The Island Storm announced Wednesday the signing of former UPEI Panthers basketball player Brad States to its training camp roster.
December 08 2016
Storm to open biggest training camp in team history
The Island Storm will open its largest training camp in team history on Dec. 9 with 22 players participating. Training camp will consist of afternoon and evening practice slots, two intrasquad games and two exhibition games.
December 02 2016
Storm add inside presence
The Island Storm announced Friday the signing of Leon Gibson, a former NCAA Division I standout with the University of Houston Cougars.
Nov 2016
November 29 2016
Storm seeking sales rep
The Island Storm is looking for a qualified sales representative to manage the team's ticket sales
November 29 2016
Storm adds Vidito and Morrison to coaching staff
The Island Storm announced today the additions of Reagh Vidito and Jeff Morrison to Joe Salerno’s coaching staff for the upcoming season.
November 22 2016
Storm sign former D-League swingman Dane Miller
The Island Storm announced Tuesday the signing of Dane Miller, formerly of the Oklahoma City Blue in the NBA Development League, to its training camp roster.
November 17 2016
Storm release preseason schedule
Fans will get their first peak at the new look Storm at Montague Regional High School on December 14 for a 7 p.m. intrasquad game.
November 16 2016
Storm signs long-time NBL star Shawn Vanzant
The Island Storm announced Wednesday the signing of its former guard Shawn Vanzant for the upcoming season.
November 03 2016
Storm inks former Vanderbilt star James Siakam
The Island Storm has announced Thursday the signing of former Vanderbilt star, James Siakam.
Oct 2016
October 29 2016
Storm sign former Saint Mary Huskies player
The Island Storm has announced Saturday the signing of Demitri Harris, 26, a two-year starter at St. Mary’s University in Halifax.
October 21 2016
Storm sign former Arizona State star Jahii Carson
Carson, who played two seasons for the Sun Devils averaged 18.6 points, 4.0 rebounds, and 4.6 in his Sophomore year before declaring for the 2014 NBA draft.
October 18 2016
Nick Okorie, two-time NBL all-star, returns to the Storm
The six-foot-one guard is the Storm’s fourth all-time leading scorer with 1,197 points and is among four players in league history to score over 2,000 points in his career.
October 14 2016
Storm sign four-year NCAA Division 1 starter
The Island Storm has announced Friday they have signed Jackson Trapp, a four-year starter at Florida Atlantic University Owls in Tallahassee.
October 11 2016
Poirier promoted to VP of Storm
The Island Storm has announced Tuesday the promotion of its former marketing director, Brett Poirier, to vice president of business operations for the team.
October 04 2016
Storm Donates Tickets to all PEI Marathon Participants
The Island Storm is thrilled to partner with the PEI Marathon Presented by Scotiabank by rewarding all the marathon participants for their hard work and dedication with flex pass tickets to the Storm’s 2016-2017 season.
October 03 2016
Island Storm re-signs Thomas
The Storm is bringing back its 2015-2016 postseason scoring leader with the re-signing of former CIS all-star Terry Thomas.
Sep 2016
September 26 2016
Storm brings back Baines for second season
The Island Storm is bringing back a familiar face with the re-signing Tirrell Baines, who averaged 12.1 points, 5.9 rebounds, and 1.3 assists in over 25 minutes per contest.
September 15 2016
Storm sign former NCAA champion
Former NCAA division two champion Alex Richter has signed with the Island Storm.
September 08 2016
Storm select local at All-Canadian Draft
The Storm went local and drafted Tyler Scott, a fifth-year player from the UPEI Panthers, with the fourth overall pick in the NBL’s first-ever Canadian rights draft. The Island also acquired Brad States, who is currently enrolled at Holland College, in th
May 2016
May 06 2016
BREAKING: Storm to donate half of all proceeds on Sunday’s game to Fort McMurray fire victims
In response to one of the worst natural disasters in Canadian history, the Island Storm will donate half of all ticket proceeds to the victims of the Fort McMurray wildfires.
May 03 2016
Storm offers all mothers’ a free playoff ticket
The Island Storm has announced its biggest promo of the year, free admission for all mothers to Sunday’s Mother’s Day playoff game at 2pm against the Hurricanes.
Apr 2016
April 29 2016
Storm win, sets up third place showdown
The Island Storm will be playing for third place tomorrow night at Eastlink Centre.
April 27 2016
Storm suspend Brent Jennings
The Island Storm has announced the indefinite suspension of Brent Jennings on Wednesday for conduct detrimental to the team.
April 23 2016
Storm fall big to Hurricanes
The Island Storm fell to the Halifax Hurricanes 122-92 on Saturday night.
April 19 2016
Tirrell Baines suspended for two games
The Island Storm and the National Basketball League of Canada has suspended Tirrell Baines for two games, to be served on April 20 and April 23, for conduct detrimental to the team.
April 15 2016
Storm take down Mill Rats in front of 2,000-plus at Eastlink Centre
The Island Storm defeated the Saint John Mill Rats on Friday night by a score of 120-116 in a thrilling affair.
April 12 2016
Storm invites all Health PEI employees to a game for free
Anyone on the Island who works under the Health PEI blanket will receive free admission to the Storm game on Friday, April 15 at 7pm when the Saint John Mill Rats make a stop at Eastlink Centre.
April 09 2016
Storm lose overtime heartbreaker
It was perhaps the most exciting finish of the season, but overtime wasn’t the winning ingredient for the Storm as they fell 118-115 to the top team in the Central Division.
April 08 2016
Storm win first game of back-to-back
The Island Storm topped the Moncton Miracles on Friday night at the Eastlink Centre by a score of 117-107.
April 01 2016
Storm offers farmers and fishers free admission
On Friday, April 8th farmers will receive free entry when the Storm battles the Moncton Miracles, on Saturday, April 9th it will be the fishers turn as the London Lightning are in town.
Mar 2016
March 28 2016
Joe Salerno issues statement following comments made on Eastlink TV
Island Storm head coach Joe Salerno issued the following statement after the team's loss against the Halifax Hurricanes at Eastlink Centre on Monday.
March 22 2016
BREAKING: Sherwood Building Supplies buys 250 student tickets to give away for our Easter Monday game
The locally owned and operated company has purchased 250 student tickets to give away to our game on Easter Monday. They are available at the box office starting Tuesday, March 22 at 11am.
March 20 2016
Miracles drop Storm during first-ever Purple Game
The Island Storm fell to the Moncton Miracles 113-103 on Sunday afternoon’s Purple Game.
March 18 2016
Storm to host first-ever Purple Game Sunday
The first-ever Purple Game in support of Family Violence Prevention Services of PEI will see players and fans alike dressed in purple to show their support for the organization.
March 17 2016
Storm fall to Mill Rats in close finish
The Island Storm fell to the Saint John Mill Rats during a St. Patrick’s Day game by a score of 110-107 at Eastlink Centre.
March 11 2016
Storm head east next week
The Island Storm will travel to Montague next week as part of the team’s mission to visit every school in the province.
March 09 2016
BREAKING: Storm bring back beloved point guard Al Stewart
Al Stewart, a 5-foot-10 point guard from Chicago, Ill, is scheduled to arrive on P.E.I. later this week and will be in uniform for the team’s next home game on Thursday, March 17.
March 07 2016
Island Storm partners with Charlottetown Police to reward Good Samaritans
The next time a city police officer comes across a deserving citizen they could be the recipient of a free Storm ticket.
March 07 2016
Thomas to miss 3-4 weeks with hand injury
The Island Storm has announced Terry Thomas will miss the next 3-4 weeks with a sprained thumb.
March 04 2016
Storm survives late Hurricanes comeback
The Island Storm hung around, barely, and knocked off the Halifax Hurricanes 108-106 on Friday night.





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