|Home arena||Cincinnati Gardens (500)|
Jim Colville (minority)
|General manager||Ryan Colville (2014-15)|
|Head coach||Ryan Colville (2015-16)|
|Affiliates||Queen City Steam U16 Midget AAA|
|2007-2013||Queen City Steam|
|Regular season titles||0|
The Cincinnati Thunder is a USA Hockey sanctioned Tier III Jr. A ice hockey team that competes in the North American 3 Hockey League (NA3HL). The team is based in Evendale, Ohio a suburb of Cincinnati, Ohio the team's home ice is the Sports Plus Arena.
The team was previously known as the Queen City Steam from 2007 to 2013. In 2013 the Steam re-branded as the Cincinnati Swords after the merger of two youth hockey programs in the Cincinnati area. The Swords name is a homage to the former American Hockey League team of the same name. On August 14, 2014, the NA3HL approved the sale of the Cincinnati Swords to the Miami Valley Hockey Association owned by Ryan and Jim Colville.
On April 10, 2015, the Swords announced that it would be renamed and called the Cincinnati Thunder beginning with the 2015-16 season.
On June 2, 2015 the Thunder announced that they will be playing out of the historic Cincinnati Gardens for the 2015-2016 season.
Regular season records
|2010-11||45||24||18||2||1||51||152||133||893||7th of 12 NA3HL|
|2011-12||48||21||25||2||0||44||157||166||877||2nd of 4 North Div
13 of 16 NA3HL
|2012-13||48||17||27||0||4||38||126||175||878||3rd of 5 Central Div
13 of 17 NA3HL
|2013-14||48||25||19||4||54||175||164||616||5th of 6 Central Div
12 of 21 NA3HL
|2014-15||47||6||38||3||15||95||248||616||6th of 6 East Div
31 of 31 NA3HL
|2008||3||0||3||0||0||5||13||44||lost in 1st round|
|2009||3||1||1||1||0||3||5||46||lost in 1st round|
|2010||3||1||2||0||0||6||13||34||lost in 1st round|
|2011||6||4||2||0||0||16||15||101||lost in FINALS|
|2012||5||3||2||0||0||21||18||69||lost in Div Finals|
|2013||3||0||3||0||0||2||10||54||lost in Div Semi-Finals|
|2014||did not qualify for playoffs|
|2015||did not qualify for playoffs|
- Staff (April 16, 2013). "Queen City Steam to become the Cincinnati Swords". NA3HL. Retrieved May 31, 2014.
- "Queen City Steam to become the Cincinnati Swords". NA3HL. April 16, 2013.
- "Cincinnati team in NA3HL renamed the Thunder". NA3HL. April 10, 2015.