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St. Louis Storm
St. Louis Storm logo
City: St. Louis, Missouri
League: Great Lakes Junior Hockey League (2008-2012)
Minnesota Junior Hockey League (2012-2015)

United States Premier Hockey League (2015)

Division: USPHL Midwest Division
Founded: 2008
Home Arena: FSI Shark Tank Arena
Colors: Black, Yellow, Red, and Gray
Franchise history
2008-2010: Illinois Frontenacs
2010-2015: St. Louis Frontenacs
2015 (cease operations before play): St. Louis Storm

The St. Louis Storm are a junior ice hockey team from St. Louis, Missouri. The team is a member of the United States Premier Hockey League. The team is based out of FSI Shark Tank Arena.

St. Louis Frontenacs

logo used while known as St. Louis Frontenacs

The team began play with the 2008-09 season in the Great Lakes Junior Hockey League as the Illinois Frontenacs based out of Fairview Heights, Illinois. In 2010 the team relocated to the FSI Shark Tank Arena in St Louis, Missouri The team would move to the Minnesota Junior Hockey League in 2012 along with several other league members when the league announced a decision to change to Inline hockey under the sanctioning of the Amateur Athletic Union. In 2015 the team would end up in the newly formed USPHL Midwest Division along with the membership of the Midwest Junior Hockey League and the majority of the members of the Minnesota Junior Hockey League. The team would be renamed the St. Louis Storm after joining the USPHL.

The St. Louis Storm ceased operations August 21, 2015.

Logo ControversyEdit

When the team was established in 2008 the team chose the nickname "Frontenacs" which was the same nickname that the Kingston Frontenacs of the Ontario Hockey League had. The controversy occurred when the team used a very similar logo to the Kingston team's logo albeit with different colors. The Illinois team did not get the permission of the OHL team to use the similar logo, which was a registered trademark with the Canadian Intellectual Property Office. The OHL team did not register the logo in the United States and as the Illinois team didn't play any games in Canada the issue was not enforcable.

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