The Texas Tornado are owned by Schlegel Sports, who also owns the Iowa Stars of the AHL and the Triple-A Tacoma Rainiers baseball team. They play their home games at the same facility that houses the Dallas Stars practice arena and have close ties to Hicks Sports. The Tornado are well financed, well connected and have been uber-successful since their inception in 1999.
The logo is simple, especially for a Texas based team, and does an excellent job of working in the Stars theme without being called the Junior Stars. The color scheme is unique in that it features only two colors other than white, which again is a major coup for a Texas team especially since those two colors aren’t red and white.
My only complaint is that they are the Tornado and not the Tornadoes. It’s a totally different connotation without the “es”. Although after typing Tornadoes, I can see why.