Pensacola Ice Flyers announce three-year license agreement with U.S. Navy Blue Angels

PENSACOLA, Fla. – The Pensacola Ice Flyers, a four-time championship team in the Southern Professional Hockey League, are thrilled to announce a three-year license agreement with their hometown heroes, the U.S. Navy Blue Angels. This agreement will be effective through September 2026. As part of this license, the Ice Flyers will proudly host an annual […]

Havoc announce 20th anniversary celebration

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Huntsville Havoc have released new 20th Anniversary Logos, commemorating two decades of thrilling hockey in the Rocket City. The newly released 20th Anniversary Logos feature three dynamic designs that pay tribute to the team’s rich history while embracing the excitement of the future. The primary logo depicts a Roman numeral version […]

Rivermen to play exhibition game in Clarksville, Tennessee

Clarksville, Tenn. (August 25, 2023) – Professional hockey is coming to Clarksville as the Peoria Rivermen and the Huntsville Havoc faceoff in Southern Professional Hockey League preseason game at F&M Bank Arena in Clarksville, Tenn., on Friday, Oct. 13 at 7:15 p.m. CT. “We are thrilled to be able to bring our franchise down to […]

Ice Flyers welcome new service dog in training

Pensacola, Fla. – The Pensacola Ice Flyers announced today the addition of a new team pup, a future service dog that they have named Buccella, and their recommitment to the nonprofit organization Canine Companions for the 2023-24 season. The Ice Flyers’ second team puppy’s name pays homage to the late Dan “Bucky” Buccella, one of […]

Bremners contract extended through 2025-26

The Rail Yard Dawgs announced August 8, 2023 that head coach Dan Bremner’s contract has been extended through the 2025-2026 season. Bremner assumed the head coach role with the team in December of 2017. Not only has the team secured a playoff spot each season under Bremner’s leadership, Bremner has also coached the Dawgs to […]

Marksmen announce new play-by-play voice

The Fayetteville Marksmen, proud members of the SPHL, announced the team’s new play-by-play voice Thursday. Erik Konwinski, 23, from Erie, Pa., has joined the Marksmen as its Communications & Broadcasting Coordinator. Konwinski served most recently as the director of broadcasting & communications for the Robertson Cup Champion Oklahoma Warriors (NAHL) and held prior positions with […]

SPHL announces rebrand, 20th Anniversary logo

HUNTERSVILLE, NC (August 1, 2023) – The Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) announced Tuesday that effective immediately it will simply be known as the SPHL. The original SPHL logo will continue to be used, but the words ‘Southern Professional Hockey League’ will be removed as the league has branched out in recent years to include […]

Marksmen play-by-play voice Drew Blevins accepts ECHL role

“There aren’t words to describe my gratitude to the Marksmen faithful over the last two years,” said Blevins. “The Norris family, Alex, Joey, Shawn, [former Marksmen head coach Cory Melkert], Kyle – everyone, I have to thank for the experience and the memories of the last two seasons.” In his SPHL career, Blevins served as […]

Rivermen coach founded hockey academy for area kids. Now, it’s growing

Jean-Guy Trudel is on the ice for three group sessions of his Tru Hockey Academy, then recruits in his role as head coach and general manager of the Peoria Rivermen, then hits practice with the junior hockey Peoria Mustangs and goes through planning sessions for Peoria Youth Hockey Association travel teams. He calls that Monday. […]