Island Storm

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Island Storm
Island Storm logo
Leagues NBL Canada
Founded 2011
History Summerside Storm
(2011–2013)
Island Storm
(2013-present)
Arena Eastlink Centre
Arena Capacity (Capacity: 4,000)
Location Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Team colors Blue, Gold
         
Head coach Joe Salerno
Ownership Darren MacKay
Duncan Shaw
Website www.islandstorm.ca
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away

The Island Storm is a Canadian professional basketball team based in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada. The team is a charter member of the National Basketball League of Canada which began play for its inaugural 2011–12 season. The Storm plays its home games at the Eastlink Centre.

Former Vermont Frost Heaves head coach Joe Salerno has been the team's head coach since the franchise entered the NBLC in late 2011.[1]

Home arenas[edit]

Main article: Eastlink Centre

Originally opened in 1990, the Eastlink Centre is a sports-entertainment arena in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada. The arena has a capacity of 4,000 when set up for basketball. The Storm share the arena with the Charlottetown Islanders of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.[2]

Players[edit]

Current roster[edit]

Island Storm roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Ht. Wt. Age
G 1 United States Rush, Billy 70002009999999999992.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 7001861825503000000190 lb (86 kg) 27 – (1988-02-08)8 February 1988
G 2 United States Okorie, Nick 70001850000000000001.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 7001884505121500000195 lb (88 kg) 26 – (1988-07-22)22 July 1988
G/F 5 Canada Famutimi, Olu 70001960000000000001.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 7001961615824400000212 lb (96 kg) 31 – (1984-02-21)21 February 1984
F 6 United States Martin, Michael 70002009999999999992.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 7002106594206950000235 lb (107 kg) 30 – (1985-02-28)28 February 1985
F/C 7 United States Williams, Mike 70002009999999999992.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 7002106594206950000235 lb (107 kg) 29 – (1985-09-19)19 September 1985
G/F 11 Canada DesRoches, Alex 70001930000000000001.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 7001907184740000000200 lb (91 kg)
G 13 United States Zeglinski, Sammy 70001820000000000001.82 m (6 ft 0 in) 7001861825503000000190 lb (86 kg) 26 – (1988-06-16)16 June 1988
F 15 United States Robinson, Brandon 70001960000000000001.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 7001839145884500000185 lb (84 kg) 26 – (1989-03-25)25 March 1989
F/C 20 Canada McKinney, Doug 70002049999999999992.05 m (6 ft 9 in) 7002106594206950000235 lb (107 kg) 30 – (1984-12-21)21 December 1984
G 22 United States Whack, Rashad 70001910000000000001.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 7001884505121500000195 lb (88 kg) 24 – (1991-01-22)22 January 1991
F 24 United States Birdsong, Louis 70001980000000000001.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 7002111130130650000245 lb (111 kg) 26 – (1988-09-09)9 September 1988
F 42 Canada Jeanty, Cordell 70001960000000000001.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 7002104326245100000230 lb (100 kg) 35 – (1979-10-01)1 October 1979
C 50 United States Evans, Nick 70002100000000000002.10 m (6 ft 11 in) 7002115666054350000255 lb (116 kg) 27 – (1988-04-14)14 April 1988
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

Roster
Updated: May 15, 2015

Season-by-season record[edit]

Season Coach Regular Season Post Season
Won Lost Win % Finish Won Lost Win % Result
2011-12 Joe Salerno 12 24 .333 6th Did not qualify
2012-13 Joe Salerno 26 14 .650 2nd 4 5 .482 Lost Final
2013-14 Joe Salerno 22 18 .550 2nd 10 7 .588 Lost Final
Totals 60 56 .517 - 14 12 .538 2 Playoff Appearances

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