It was announced on Wednesday, there is a new storm a brewing as Delaware has landed a professional hockey team called the Delaware Thunder.
The team will play in the Federal Hockey League. The FHL has seven other teams in their league from cities that include Danbury, CT; Danville, IL; Elmira, NY; Mentor, OH; Port Huron, MI; Watertown, NY; and Winston-Salem, NC.
The Thunder will join the Wilmington Blue Rocks and Delaware Blue Coats as professional minor league sports in the state of Delaware.
The team will play in Centre Ice Arena which is at the Delaware State Fairgrounds in Harrington, DE.
The arena holds 350 people but according to busleaguehockey.com, a fan at the announcement ceremony told them the Ice Area will be able to hold 675 people for the games.
Centre Ice Arena – home of the Delaware Thunder! Don’t miss the Press Conference at Noon! Tune in on the Delaware State Fair Facebook page to watch! pic.twitter.com/7OS7TgxK6A
— Delaware Thunder (@delawarethunder) May 29, 2019
The team also unveiled their jersey for their upcoming season which has a viking on the front of the all black jersey with white trim.
The Thunder will play their first game in October as that is when Federal Hockey League season starts up.