Island Storm News


Jul 2018
July 31 2018
Memorial Sea-Hawk signs first professional contract with Storm
The Island Storm has announced Tuesday the signing of Daniel Gordon, an elite scoring guard out of Memorial University in St. John’s Newfoundland.
July 26 2018
Drew League veteran agrees to terms with Storm
Robbie Robinson, a prolific six-foot-five high-flying guard, has inked a deal with the Storm for the upcoming season.
July 23 2018
Storm ink first-ever multiyear contract with guard Russell Byrd
The Island Storm has inked its first-ever multiyear contract with the signing of former Michigan State Spartans captain Russell Byrd.
July 19 2018
Sharpshooter, Kyle Arseneault inks deal with Storm
The first domino has fallen for the Island Storm, as they look to retool a team that finished with a modest 19-21 record and was eliminated in the first round by the Halifax Hurricanes.
Jun 2018
June 27 2018
Kendrick back for second season
The Island Storm has announced Wednesday coach Tim Kendrick will be with the team for the upcoming 2018-2019 NBL season.
Apr 2018
April 10 2018
Storm release Du’Vaughan Maxwell
The Island Storm has released Du’Vaughan Maxwell for conduct detrimental to the team.
Mar 2018
March 25 2018
Storm blow out Riptide in front of season-high crowd
The Island Storm came away with a huge 109-85 win over the Saint John Riptide on Sunday afternoon at the Eastlink Centre.
March 18 2018
Storm win streak keeps rolling
The Island Storm made it eight straight wins on Sunday afternoon after dropping the Cape Breton Highlanders 116-99 at the Eastlink Centre.
March 13 2018
Storm roll into Ontario on four-game winning streak
With 10 games left in the season, the Island Storm is riding a four-game win streak, heading to Ontario this week for a crucial three-game road trip.
March 07 2018
Storm hosting Purple Game for Cancer Society
The Island Storm has announced an upcoming Cancer Awareness Game in partnership with the Canadian Cancer Society and PEI Credit Unions on Sunday, March 18 for their game against the Cape Breton Highlanders.
March 05 2018
Carl Hall officially signs; set to arrive Wednesday
The Island Storm has announced Monday the signing of former NCAA Division I forward, Carl Hall.
March 03 2018
Storm secure fourth-straight win
The Island Storm won a pivotal game, 115-108, against the Cape Breton Highlanders, that could have potential playoff implications, on Saturday night.
March 01 2018
Storm snap Halifax winning-streak
CHARLOTTETOWN - The Island Storm grabbed a big win Thursday snapping the Halifax Hurricane’s 6-game win streak, winning 96-93 in front of fired up Eastlink Centre.
Feb 2018
February 27 2018
Free Family Jamboree
Join us this Saturday from 9am-11am on the Storm court at Eastlink Centre for a FREE basketball jamboree!
February 19 2018
Storm down Riptide in Islander Day battle
The Island Storm halted the skid and picked up a much-needed 122-117 win against the visiting Saint John Riptide in an Islander Day matinee at the Eastlink Centre.
Jan 2018
January 25 2018
Storm Team Night - Saturday, March 3
Storm to host team night for any minor sports team on PEI on Saturday, March 3rd at 7pm
January 20 2018
Storm get back on winning track
The Island Storm took home a thrilling 90-84 victory against the Saint John Riptide on Saturday night at the Eastlink Centre in Charlottetown.
January 09 2018
Island teachers to get in to Sunday's Storm game free
Anyone who works in public or private schools on P.E.I. (K-12) will receive one free ticket to the game. We’d also like to invite any school administration, EA’s, custodians, and other staff to attend.
January 03 2018
Storm to appeal Maxwell suspension
The appeal is based on the position that the Moncton head coach entered the Storm’s bench area immediately after the game. The opposing coach stepped onto the playing surface to shove Maxwell from behind.
January 03 2018
Marcus Bell, Storm part ways
Bell departs the Island for a pro gig in Mexico
Dec 2017
December 30 2017
Storm signs 6-foot-8 Canadian center
The Island Storm has announced Saturday the signing of 6-foot-8 center Meshack Lufile from Burlington, ON.
December 29 2017
Storm partners with city to bring back NYE fun
Free hotdogs, bouncy castles, and meet-and-greet with Storm players on the NYE agenda
December 26 2017
Storm win third straight over Moncton
The Island Storm continued their home dominance with their fifth straight home win over the visiting Moncton Magic on Tuesday afternoon’s Boxing Day matchup at the Eastlink Centre in Charlottetown.
December 14 2017
Tyler Scott drops 26 in blowout win over Niagara
The Island Storm have captured its fourth straight home-court win after a 122 - 102 rout of the Niagara River Lions.
December 07 2017
Storm offers all fans $5 and $3 bowl tickets Dec. 14
Next Thursday, Dec. 14 vs. Niagara at 7 p.m., all adult and senior bowl tickets will be just $5, plus HST. Youth and student tickets will be just $3, plus HST.
December 03 2017
Storm take down Magic on buzzer-beater shot
The Island Storm snatched a tightly fought defensive game from the Moncton Magic in the first game of their home-and-home series on Sunday afternoon at the Eastlink Centre.
December 01 2017
Storm drop Highlanders for second straight home win
The Island Storm won a commanding game 115-101, against the Cape Breton Highlanders on Friday night at the Eastlink Centre.
Nov 2017
November 23 2017
Storm gets statement win over Moncton
The Island Storm won the opening game of their home-and-home series against the visiting Moncton Magic, 120-116, on Thursday night at the Eastlink Centre.
November 18 2017
Storm drop heartbreaker
The Island Storm dropped their season opener against the NBL Canada expansion St. John’s Edge 97-96 on Saturday night at the Eastlink Centre.
November 13 2017
Storm to host Credit Union Under 25 Game
Anyone under 25 years old can attend the Nov. 23 Storm game free of charge
November 09 2017
BREAKING: Storm sign Franklin Session, two-time Drew League MVP
The Island Storm has announced Thursday the signing of two-time Drew League MVP Franklin Session.
November 06 2017
Former Hurricane Trenity Burdine eyeing spot on opening day roster
His path to the Island Storm may be unconventional, but as Trenity Burdine steps closer to his dream, he’s taking nothing for granted.
November 05 2017
Versatile forward, Arnold Fripp agrees to deal with Storm
The youth movement continues for the Island Storm as they brought versatile forward Arnold Fripp into the fold.
November 03 2017
Storm add physicality and rebounding in Dut Dut
If you like a player who hustles and does the dirty work, then the recent signing of Dut Dut will wet your appetite.
Oct 2017
October 25 2017
Storm add sniper, Aric Dickerson to roster
The six-foot-six shooter had a remarkable 42.3 per cent shot from the land beyond at Delaware State University.
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.

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