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Storm Alumni Update: January 4, 2017

Posted 2 years 138 days ago ago by David Fine

Storm's Penn State connections + alumni litter NCAA top ten 

Kearney, Neb. – Former Storm Captain and Colorado Eagles forward Kenny Brooks rang in 2017 by scoring his first professional goal January 1 against the Alaska Aces. In 11 ECHL games, Brooks has three points.

A 2016 Penn State graduate, Brooks has watched his former teammates succeed this season in University Park; the Nittany Lions are 13-1-1 and ranked second in the nation behind Minnesota-Duluth. Former Storm players Kevin Kerr, Vince Pedrie and Chase Berger have enjoyed a month off during the holidays but return to action at Ohio State this Friday and Saturday. 

Elsewhere in the top ten, former Storm players are on #4 Harvard (John Marino), #5 Boston University (Pat Curry, Johnny McDermott) #6 UMass-Lowell (Mattias Goransson, Nick Master), #7 North Dakota (Andrew Peski, Austin Poganski, Chris Wilkie), #8 Boston College (Chris Brown) and #10 Union College (Michael Vecchione). 

#14 Western Michigan won the Great Lakes Invitational over the holidays and Wade Allison had one assist for the Broncos against Michigan Tech on December 30. 

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The Storm is home to the Des Moines Buccaneers on Friday, January 6 at 7:05 p.m. for Trolls Night, presented by the Hilltop Mall. Tri-City will give away Trolls dolls similar to the ones seen in the movie!

On Saturday, January 7, Tri-City completes a home-and-home with Des Moines at 7:05 p.m. at Buccaneer Arena, with coverage beginning 15 minutes before the game on The Breeze 94.5 FM.

Listen to Storm games all season long on The Breeze 94.5 FM.


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