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Barnaby hat trick leads Thunderbolts over Havoc

Huntsville, Ala – Down 5-4 late in regulation, Matthew Barnaby’s third goal of the game would force overtime, where Demico Hannoun would win it for Evansville, 6-5 on Saturday night in Huntsville. The Thunderbolts return home to face the Pensacola Ice Flyers on Saturday, March 14th. The first 1,000 fans in attendance will receive a […]

Bolts come back to earn point in shootout loss

Thanks to a late third period comeback, the Thunderbolts earned a point by rallying from two goals down to force overtime and a shootout, where they would lose 5-4 in Huntsville on Friday night. The Thunderbolts return home to face the Pensacola Ice Flyers on Saturday, March 14th. The first 1,000 fans in attendance will […]

Wojtala’s 41-save night knocks wind out of Pensacola sails

PENSACOLA, FL – Friday night would see the start of game action in the first-and-only trip to Pensacola Beach in the 2019-2020 Season for the Marksmen. Hot off a sweep of the then-#1 Peoria Rivermen last weekend, the Ice Flyers would have plenty of momentum and energy coming back onto their home ice, taking on […]

Storm fall 6-5 after Roanoke’s big second period

By Drake Lansman, Quad-City Times The Quad City Storm just could not overcome a four-goal flurry in the second period during Roanoke’s first visit to the TaxSlayer Center this season. Quad City fell 6-5 as the Rail Yard Dawgs jumped out of the tie for ninth with QC and into playoff position after Friday’s SPHL […]

Rivermen wrangle Bulls, 5-1

Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen welcomed the Birmingham Bulls to Carver Arena Friday night, then treated their guests in a less than cordial fashion, netting four goals in the first 20 minutes of action. The Rivermen scored 3:52 into the contest and never looked back, with Zach Nieminen and Alec Hagaman posting four points […]

Storm excited for playoff push

By Bobby Metcalfe, Quad-City Times (Photo by Jessica Gallagher) Buckle up. The last month of the hockey season could be fun. There are four teams battling for the final two playoff spots in the Southern Professional Hockey League, the Quad City Storm being one of them. The Storm are currently tied for ninth with the […]

Ice Flyers embrace new initiative with Autism Awareness Night

By Bill Vilona, Pensacola News Journal An effort to help a significant cause in the community has led the Pensacola Ice Flyers into a first-time special night on Saturday. The Ice Flyers’ game against the first-place Fayetteville Marksmen will be entitled Autism Awareness Night, complete with custom jerseys designed by team owner Greg Harris and […]

Evansville’s Brian Billett named Warrior Hockey/SPHL Player of the Month

HUNTERSVILLE, NC (March 4, 2020) – The Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) today announced that goaltender Brian Billett of the Evansville Thunderbolts was named the Warrior Hockey/SPHL Player of the Month for February. Billett went 5-1-1, with a 2.65 goals against average, 0.929 save percentage and one shutout as the Thunderbolts went 7-2-1 for the […]

Pensacola’s Jake Howie named Warrior Hockey/SPHL Player of the Week

HUNTERSVILLE, NC (March 3, 2020) – The Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) today announced that defenseman Jake Howie of the Pensacola Ice Flyers has been named the Warrior Hockey/SPHL Player of the Week for February 24-March 1. Howie scored three goals, including both game-winners, as Pensacola traveled to Peoria and swept the first-place Rivermen. With […]

SPHL announces suspensions

HUNTERSVILLE, NC (March 3, 2020) – The Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) on Tuesday announced the following suspensions: Birmingham’s Kasey Kulczyski Birmingham’s Kasey Kulczyski has been suspended one game under Rule 28, Supplementary Discipline, as a result of his actions in Game 217, Macon at Birmingham, played on Saturday, February 29. Kulczyski was assessed a […]