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Thunder Bring in Top Prospect from Omaha

May 2, 2016 - BLOOMINGTON, Illinois - The Bloomington Thunder were active ahead of the 2016 USHL Phase I Draft. The team reigned in a top prospect from the Omaha Lancers in forward William Fallstrom (University of Minnesota) on Monday evening. The Thunder picked up the forward in exchange for a 2016 Phase II 4th round pick. Bloomington's newest player will report to the Thunder for the 2016-17 season following the team's current Clark Cup Playoff run. Fallstrom, 18, is a Swedish born player from Stockholm ... Full Story

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Series Tied up Heading Back to Bloomington

April 30, 2016 - DUBUQUE, Iowa - With their backs against the wall for the second straight Game2, the Bloomington Thunder responded on the road to split the weekend.Bloomington came out with a three-goal surge before needing to hold on for a4-3 win in the final minutes of regulation. Saturday night the Thunder bestedtheir Eastern Conference opponent, the Dubuque Fighting Saints, to tie theseries at 1-1 heading back to Bloomington for games 3 and 4. The Fighting Saints battledin the third period to pull within... Full Story

Thunder Fall in Game 1 of Conference Final

April 29, 2016 - DUBUQUE, Iowa - The Bloomington Thunder have been in this situation before. InGame 1 of the Eastern Conference Final, the Thunder fell to the DubuqueFighting Saints 7-1 to fall down in the series 1-0. Dubuque came out after aone-goal deficit in the second with a different intensity and were able to takehold of the game. The Thunder fell in game 1 of the Semifinal round against theCedar Rapids RoughRiders, but battled back in the series and eventually winningit in five games. Game 2 will take pla... Full Story

Thunder Advance to Conference Final

April 27, 2016 - CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - The Bloomington Thunder were out to make some history in Cedar Rapids in Tuesday night's Game 5 showdown with the number one seeded RoughRiders. The 5-2 win was tied all into the third period and the Thunder had to retake the lead three separate times to seal the win. After being down 2-1 in the series, the Thunder became the first Eastern Conference team to overcome the deficit and move on in the Clark Cup Playoffs since 2010 when the Indiana Ice beat the RoughRiders. Bloom... Full Story

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May 7 CIF Bloomington at Sioux City 8:00 p.m.
May 7 USHL Dubuque at Bloomington (Playoff Gm. 4, if nec.) 8:00 p.m.
May 6 USHL Dubuque at Bloomington (Playoff Gm. 3) 8:00 p.m.
April 30 CIF Bloomington 45 at Omaha 40 Final
April 30 USHL Bloomington 4 at Dubuque 3 (Playoff Gm. 2) Final
April 29 USHL Bloomington 1 at Dubuque 7 (Playoff Gm. 1) Final
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