Here's your chance to help Calgary name the new team Stockton AHL Team!
On January 29, the Calgary Flames announced their AHL affiliate will be moving to Stockton beginning with the 2015-16 season. The team will no longer be known as the Stockton Thunder.
The Thunder have been an East Coast Hockey League affiliate of the NHL's New York Islanders and American Hockey League's Bridgeport Sound Tigers since July 2013. The acquisition by the Flames is expected to bump up the Thunder from "AA" status to AHL "AAA".
So what should the team be callled now? That is up to you! To submit your team name idea, go to www.stocktonthunder.com/ahlname/
One winner of the chosen name will receive a pair of season tickets for the 15-16 season. There will be 10 additional winners of a pair of tickets to the AHL Home Opener in October 2015.