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Dubuque USHL team named "Fighting Saints"

DUBUQUE (KWWL) Northern Lights Hockey, owners of the new Dubuque USHL team, announced the team will be called the Dubuque Fighting Saints.

The team unveiled its official team nickname, colors and logos at the Dubuque Sports & Recreation Festival Saturday morning. at the Dubuque Grand River Center.

The original Fighting Saints competed in the USHL for 21 seasons (1980 – 2001). The Club won the Clark Cup as playoff champions on three occasions (1981, 1983, 1985) under head coach Jack Barzee.

The new Fighting Saints primary logo is a bold, stylized ‘D' bisected by a battle-ready sword which has for a handle a fleur de lys, a well-known icon in Dubuque. A tilted halo sits above the sword. The secondary marks include other local iconography such as the Julien Dubuque Monument. The Fighting Saints new colors are Red and White with Silver accents.

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