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Howe scores again in loss to Quad City

Tyler Howe has been the hottest player for the Evansville Thunderbolts lately, in a time where call-ups and injuries have taken their toll against the club in recent weeks.  With 11 skaters on the ice tonight, the team battled hard, but lost 3-1 to Quad City, with an empty goal at the end. Read more

Ice Bears clipped by Bulls 4-3

Craig Simchuk scored with 1:18 remaining and the Birmingham Bulls beat the Knoxville Ice Bears 4-3 on Friday at the Civic Coliseum. The loss snaps a five-game point streak for the Ice Bears. The Bulls have won two straight. Read more

Down three goals, Marksmen rally for 4-3 win

PENSACOLA, FL – With a three-game winning streak in hand, and a fresh rest into the New Year, Fayetteville looked to down the demons of past – losing to Pensacola. Tonight was not the past, as the Marksmen rewrote history and mounted the most unlikely comeback. Down three goals almost immediately in the second period, the […]

Mayhem fall to Roanoke

Hosting the Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs in their first game of 2019, the Mayhem fell by a 2-1 final score despite outshooting the visitors 35-17. The Mayhem dominated first period play, tripling the Rail Yard Dawgs in shots on goal, 12-4. However, it was Roanoke who struck first. At 12:25, Cody Dion and Nick Minerva […]

Rivermen cap comeback to down Havoc

Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen and Huntsville Havoc traded the lead three times before Peoria netted two goals in the final 5:35 of regulation to earn a 4-3 victory at Carver Arena Friday night. The win improves the Rivermen to 18-3-3, and lifts them to sole possession of first place in the SPHL standings […]

Huntsville’s Max Milosek named STX Player of the Month

HUNTERSVILLE, NC (January 3, 2019) – The Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) today announced goaltender Max Milosek of the Huntsville Havoc is the STX Player of the Month for December. Milosek went 6-1-0, posting a 1.64 goals against average and a 0.936 save percentage as the Havoc went 7-2-0 in December to move into fourth place in the […]

Mayhem ECHL call-ups thriving at next level

The halfway mark of the 2018-19 season is right around the corner, and the Mayhem have now seen more than one third of their opening night roster called up to the ECHL. In recent years, the Southern Professional Hockey League has formed into a reliable pipeline for advancing player careers to the affiliate level. With […]

SPHL announces suspension

HUNTERSVILLE, NC (January 2, 2019) – The Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) on Wednesday announced the following suspension: Evansville’s Nick Wright Evansville’s Nick Wright has been suspended five games as a result of his actions in SPHL Game 115, Birmingham at Evansville, played on Monday, December 31. Wright was assessed a minor penalty for instigating, […]

Fayetteville’s Dillon Kelley named Warrior Player of the Week

HUNTERSVILLE, NC (January 2, 2019) – The Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) today announced goaltender Dillon Kelley of the Fayetteville Marksmen is the Warrior Player of the Week for December 24-30. Kelley went 3-0-0, posting a 1.64 goals against average and 0.945 save percentage in leading the Marksmen to a trio of wins last week. […]

Storm enter new year with win over Rivermen

By Bobby Metcalfe, Quad-City Times (Photo by Andy Abeyta) The Quad-City Storm and Peoria Rivermen kept the fireworks to a minimum Monday. But make no mistake, the SPHL has the rivalry it desires. Read more