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Brodeur’s 31 saves shut out Mayhem

MACON, GA – After dropping their home debut in extra time the night before, the Macon Mayhem would welcome the Knoxville Ice Bears to town for their first meeting of the season. This was pegged to be the second battle between the two teams, but a rescheduled game from New Year’s Eve delayed that initial […]

Comeback effort gives Mayhem point In Opening Night loss

MACON, GA – After 298 days, a form of normality finally returned to Middle Georgia, as the Macon Mayhem hosted their first home game since March 10, 2020, welcoming the Birmingham Bulls to town. After a comeback win in Huntsville to open the season, the Mayhem would need a similar effort at home. Setting the […]

Hagaman a perfect fit in helping Ice Flyers to fast start

The past three seasons, Alec Hagaman earned his way as one of the best players in the Southern Professional Hockey League. In changing jerseys, it’s proven to be a seamless transition with the Ice Flyers. Hagaman, 31, a six-year pro, continued throwing his body and lighting goal lamps, after scoring twice more Saturday, giving him […]

Smutek: “I don’t play hockey; I’m a hockey player”

Peoria, IL – With the Southern Professional Hockey League season having officially started, fans can finally start watching their respective teams begin the chase for the coveted President’s Cup. Well, only five fan bases can actually root for their teams. The other five (which includes Peoria) sit idle, either ejecting themselves from the SPHL for […]

Ice Flyers to unveil Bay Center renovations in long-awaited return

By Bill Vilona, Pensacola News Journal Even in an empty arena, the practices have provided Ice Flyers players with glimpse of a new game experience. The team’s home opening game Wednesday night against the Birmingham Bulls at the Pensacola Bay Center will be an unveiling of sorts. For the first time in its 35-year history, […]

Pensacola’s Alec Hagaman named Warrior Hockey/SPHL Player of the Week

HUNTERSVILLE, NC (December 29, 2020) – The Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) today announced that Alec Hagaman of the Pensacola Ice Flyers has been named the Warrior Hockey/SPHL Player of the Week for December 26-27. Hagaman scored a pair of goals to lead the Ice Flyers to a come-from-behind, 4-3 overtime win over Birmingham on […]

Havoc fall to Mayhem 2-1

HUNTSVILLE – The Huntsville Havoc dropped their first game of the season to Macon 2-1. The Mayhem outshot the Havoc 32-29 with all three goals coming in the second period. Havoc newcomer, Isaac Johnson, managed to score his second goal in as many games for Huntsville’s lone goal. The Havoc return to action on Sunday, […]

Havoc win opener versus Knoxville

HUNTSVILLE – The Havoc won their season opener versus Knoxville 3-2. Derek Perl notched the game-winning goal with 7:17 left in the game while Isaac Johnson and Sy Nutkevitch also notched goals. The Havoc outshot the Ice Bears 24 to 21. Hunstville returns to the ice on Monday, December 28th for the first Military Night […]

Ice Flyers hire former captain Jason Price as Assistant Coach

Pensacola, Fla. (Dec. 26, 2020) – The Ice Flyers have announced that they have hired former Ice Flyers and Knoxville Ice Bears captain, Jason Price, as their new assistant coach. “I have had the privilege of playing hockey professionally for the last 14 years, most of which has been spent in the SPHL,” Price stated. […]

Goaltender Kupsky returns for upcoming season

Pensacola, Fla. (Dec. 18, 2020) – The Ice Flyers have added another returning player in the signing of goaltender Jake Kupsky for the upcoming 2020-21 season. Kupsky entered his first season of pro hockey last year when he signed with Pensacola. He played in 14 games and had a record of 8-3-3. He led the […]