Battle Creek Rumble Bees
|Battle Creek Rumble Bees|
|City||Battle Creek, Michigan|
|League||Federal Prospects Hockey League|
|Home arena||The Rink Battle Creek|
|General manager||Adam Stio|
|Head coach||Adam Stio|
|Website||Battle Creek Rumble Bees|
|2019–present||Battle Creek Rumble Bees|
In June 2019, the Federal Prospects Hockey League (FPHL) announced it had added a tenth team for the 2019–20 season and it would be in Michigan. On July 23, the Battle Creek Rumble Bees were announced with Adam Stio as the general manager after previously serving in the same role with the Southern Professional Hockey League's Evansville Thunderbolts. The FHL had played multiple neutral site games in Battle Creek over the previous seasons before placing an expansion team there.
- "2019/2020 FPHL SCHEDULE". FederalHockey.com. June 17, 2019.
- "Introducing your newest pro hockey team, the Battle Creek Rumble Bees". Battle Creek Enquirer. July 23, 2019.
- "The FPHL's Newest Franchise". Federal Prospects Hockey League. July 23, 2019. Retrieved July 23, 2019.
- "Rumble Bees' new head coach eager to get season started". Battle Creek Enquirer. August 14, 2019.
- "Rumble Bees Make Coaching Change". OurSports Central. November 17, 2019.