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After experiencing Hurricane Sally, Ice Flyers owner, staff now helping community

One of his best friends sent a complimentary text message to Pensacola Ice Flyers owner Greg Harris in the hours following the Sept. 16 landfall of Hurricane Sally and all its wrath. “Consider yourself a hurricane survivor!” The words evoked laughter. Harris, a Pensacolian and native Canadian, has dealt with the worst imaginable winter weather […]

Dawgs bring back O’Brien, add rookie

The Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs have announced that defenseman Nate O’Brien and rookie forward Logan Fredericks have both been added to the training camp roster in advance of the 2020-21 season. O’Brien returns to Roanoke for his third season as a Rail Yard Dawg. He appeared in 23 games after rejoining the Dawgs in January […]

SPHL, HockeyTech launch new mobile app

HUNTERSVILLE, NC (September 22, 2020) – The Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) today announced an extension of their digital services partnership with HockeyTech with the release of their new mobile app, now available on the App Store and Google Play. “We are excited to expand our partnership with HockeyTech and announce the release of our […]

Victor returns to Marksmen for sophomore season

After a season that saw Josh Victor traded to Fayetteville, the defensemen would become a fan-favorite quickly. Following a successful rookie season, Josh Victor has re-signed with the Marksmen for the 2020-21 season. The 6’4″, 212 lb blue-liner was acquired by Fayetteville in a trade early in December of 2019. Victor became not only a […]

Bucci set to return to Ice Flyers for 2020-21

Ice Flyers head coach Rod Aldoff has announced the signing of center Tommaso Bucci for the upcoming 2020-21 season. Bucci stated, “Pensacola is a great place to play. The city and people there make it an amazing place to play professional hockey and I’m looking forward to returning to the gulf coast and play some […]

Marksmen honored as Southeastern US Sports Team of the Year

2020 started as a year of high-expectations for the Marksmen, holding the best record in the Southern Professional Hockey League and having their eyes toward a closely contested battle for the league championships. While the hopes of raising banners in the Crown Coliseum faded as the pandemic rose, the Marksmen have been recognized for their […]

SPHL mourns loss of former player Amburgey

HUNTERSVILLE, NC (August 31, 2020) – The Southern Professional Hockey League and its member teams mourn the loss and express their condolences to the family and friends of former SPHL player Tyler Amburgey, who passed away on Sunday. The 29-year-old Amburgey, a native of Rowlett, Texas, spent parts of three seasons in the SPHL with […]

Dawgs unveil new look

The Rail Yard Dawgs began the redesign process in December of 2019 and sought out a local designer to assist with the new logo creation. The front office worked with John Comstock out of Magnets USA in Vinton. Comstock is no stranger to the team; he has been a fan since the Rail Yard Dawgs […]

Olivieri on board for second Marksmen season

After a successful first season in Fayetteville, D Donald Olivieri has re-signed with the Fayetteville Marksmen for the 2020-21 season. Olivieri marks the first veteran signing for the Marksmen, joining G Blake Wojtala and F Shane Bednard. With over 244 professional games and 138 points, Donald Olivieri has proved his worth at multiple levels and […]

Dawgs bring back Josh Nenedal

The Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs have announced the signing of winger Josh Nenadal in advance of the 2020-21 SPHL season. Nenadal returns to Roanoke where he skated in 45 of the Rail Yard Dawgs’ 46 games during 2019-20 and finished with six goals, seven assists, three fighting majors and 71 penalty minutes. “Nens is a […]