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Edge and U.S. Cellular Coliseum Announce Lease Extension

September 1, 2016 - Bloomington, IL - The Bloomington Edge and U.S. Cellular Coliseum have agreed to a two-year lease extension. The extension will keep professional arena football in downtown Bloomington at least through the 2018 season. "We're thrilled to announce this lease with VenuWorks. Their management experience is top-notch and the building transition has been seamless. This partnership is a continuation of our efforts to restore stability to the Edge brand in Bloomington-Normal," said Edge CEO Omar Kho... Full Story

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Mirageas Selected for All-American Prospects Game

August 31, 2016 - BLOOMINGTON, Illinois - The BloomingtonThunder will have a player featured among the top 42 American prospects for thesecond season in a row. Ben Mirageas(Providence College) will represent the Thunder in the 2016 CCM/USA HockeyAll-American Prospects Game at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia,Pennsylvania on Thursday September, 22. Mirageas will suit up at thePhiladelphia Flyers home arena as one of the top 2017 NHL Draft prospects inthe country. Mirageas,18, played in four games for the ... Full Story

Chaffee Sets up with Minutemen

August 18, 2016 - BLOOMINGTON, Illinois - With player arrivals around the corner, the Bloomington Thunder are in a full charge toward the 2016-17 season. The excitement for the year added a new high on Wednesday as Mitchell Chaffee (University of Massachusetts-Amherst) announced his commitment to the University of Massachusetts. UMass receives a prospect that will skate in his second United States Hockey League season with the Thunder when the team opens play on September 24 at the Coliseum in Bloomington. The Ro... Full Story

Home Opener Revealed

July 26, 2016 - BLOOMINGTON, Illinois - The BloomingtonThunder, in connection with the United States Hockey League, are pleased toannounce the release of their 2016 Home Opener. The season will kick off forthe Central Illinois USHL program on Saturday, September 24 when they drop thepuck at 7 p.m. with the Muskegon Lumberjacks. The announcement comes Tuesdaymorning as the league wide opener schedule becomes public. TheThunder hope to improve on an immensely successful 2015-16 campaign. The teamwas one win sh... Full Story

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