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Peoria’s Max Finley named SPHL Athletic Trainer of the Year

HUNTERSVILLE, NC (April 20, 2020) – The Southern Professional Hockey League announced Monday that Max Finley of the Peoria Rivermen is the recipient of the 2019-2020 SPHL Athletic Trainer of the Year Award. The winner was selected by a vote of the league’s equipment managers and athletic trainers. Having finished his first season with the […]

Knoxville’s Brian McQueen named SPHL Equipment Manager of the Year

HUNTERSVILLE, NC (April 20, 2020) – The Southern Professional Hockey League announced Monday that Brian McQueen of the Knoxville Ice Bears is the recipient of the 2019-2020 SPHL Equipment Manager of the Year Award. The winner was selected by a vote of the league’s equipment managers and athletic trainers. McQueen joined the Ice Bears in […]

SPHL mourns loss of former IceGators owner

HUNTERSVILLE, NC (October 8, 2019) – The Southern Professional Hockey League and its member teams mourn the loss and express their condolences to the family and friends of former Louisiana IceGators owner Chuck Anselmo, Jr, who passed away on Monday at the age of 79. A successful businessman in the Acadiana area, he and his […]

Evansville’s Austin Plevy named SPHL Most Valuable Player

HUNTERSVILLE, NC (April 17, 2020) – The Southern Professional Hockey League on Friday announced that Austin Plevy of the Evansville Thunderbolts has been selected as the 2019-2020 SPHL Most Valuable Player. The SPHL Most Valuable Player award is presented annually to the player selected to be the most valuable to his team as determined in […]

Fayetteville’s Jesse Kallechy named SPHL Coach of the Year

HUNTERSVILLE, NC (April 16, 2020) – The Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) on Thursday announced that Jesse Kallechy of the Fayetteville Marksmen has been selected as the SPHL Coach of the Year in a vote of league coaches, broadcasters and media representatives. Evansville’s Jeff Bes finished second in the voting. Now in his second season […]

Evansville’s Austin Plevy named SPHL Rookie of the Year

HUNTERSVILLE, NC (April 14, 2020) – The Southern Professional Hockey League on Tuesday announced that Austin Plevy of the Evansville Thunderbolts has been selected as the SPHL Rookie of the Year in a vote of league coaches, broadcasters and media representatives. The Langley, British Columbia native was a near-unanimous selection, receiving 17 of 20 votes, […]

Peoria’s Eric Levine named SPHL Goaltender of the Year

HUNTERSVILLE, NC (April 15, 2020) – The Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) on Wednesday announced that Eric Levine of the Peoria Rivermen has been selected as the SPHL Goaltender of the Year in a vote of league coaches, broadcasters and media representatives. Huntsville’s Max Milosek finished second in the voting. In backstopping the Rivermen to a […]

Peoria’s Nick Neville named SPHL Defenseman of the Year

HUNTERSVILLE, NC (April 13, 2020) – The Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) on Monday announced that Nick Neville of the Peoria Rivermen has been selected as the SPHL Defenseman of the Year in a vote of league coaches, broadcasters and media representatives. Neville led all defensemen in points (35), assists (29) and power play assists […]

All-SPHL First and Second Teams Announced

HUNTERSVILLE, NC (April 15, 2020) – The Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) on Wednesday announced that Eric Levine of the Peoria Rivermen has been selected as the SPHL Goaltender of the Year in a vote of league coaches, broadcasters and media representatives. Huntsville’s Max Milosek finished second in the voting. In backstopping the Rivermen to […]

SPHL announces 2019-2020 All-Rookie Team

HUNTERSVILLE, NC (April 9, 2020) – The Southern Professional Hockey League on Thursday announced its 2019-2020 All-Rookie Team as selected by a vote of SPHL coaches, broadcasters and media representatives. F – Austin Plevy, Evansville Thunderbolts F – Shane Bednard, Fayetteville Marksmen F – Tommaso Bucci, Pensacola Ice Flyers D – Braden Hellems, Evansville Thunderbolts […]