Phil Axtell

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Hockey returns to the Quad Cities this weekend. The Mallards will begin their 21st season overall, and 4th in the ECHL, with home games against Toledo and Tulsa.

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On Midwest Week, on and off the ice, it was a mostly successful season for the Quad City Mallards.

Mallards Promote Axtell

Apr 27, 2017
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Phil Axtell has been promoted. Thursday the Quad City Mallards announced he'll return as full-time head coach for next season.

Mallards Fire Ruskowski

Jan 20, 2017
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With a weak record and worried about making the playoffs, the Quad City Mallards have made a major change in personnel. Friday coach and general manager Terry Ruskowski was fired, and replaced by his assistant Phil Axtell.