"Let's keep hockey in the Quad Cities." That's the slogan at the TaxSlayer Center in Moline - on Friday it began selling season tickets for next year even though the Quad City Mallards will officially cease operations this weekend.
With little or no warning, a disappointing season for the Quad City Mallards has become even more disappointing. Tuesday owner Jordan Melville announced the team will cease operations at the end of the season.
The Quad City Mallards have joined forces with the newest team in the National Hockey League. Thursday the Mallards announced they've signed a multi-year affiliation agreement with the Las Vegas Golden Knights.