MOLINE, ILLINOIS (November 20, 2023) — The Quad City Storm recorded its second straight victory Saturday with a six-to-one smackdown of the Evansville Thunderbolts in Evansville. Matt Ustaski opened the scoring for the Storm in the first period, netting his league-leading ninth goal of the season. Leif Mattson followed the first goal with a pair of tallies to make it three to zero before Cole Golka scored his first of the night to increase the lead to four. Defenseman Chris Perna scored his first in a Storm sweater to put the Storm up five to zero after two periods. Evansville got on the board for the first and only time midway through the third period and Cole Golka answered quickly with his second to end the scoring for the night.
The win brought the Storm to .500 with a record of four-to-four ahead of a three-game series at home this week versus the same Evansville team.
Wednesday is the first Dollar Beer night of the season and the puck will be dropping early at 6PM. On Black Friday, the Storm hosts its annual Sock and Underwear Toss presented by Vintage Radio to raise supplies for the homeless. The first 1000 fans get a free Storm t-shirt and all fans are encouraged to bring packaged socks and underwear to throw on the ice when the Storm scores the first goal of the game. All clothes collected will be donated to local non-profits that support the homeless. And Saturday is Wrestling Night presented by Astra furniture. The first 1000 fans in the building receive an adult jersey sponsored by Central Store. After the game, there will be an SCW Wrestling Show in the arena conference center with special guest Colt Cabana! Admission to the post-game show is included with a game ticket.