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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 standings.

A native of Lapeer, MI, Milosek won his first six decisions last month and eight overall from November 24-December 28. Milosek currently ranks third in the SPHL with a 2.14 goals against average, while his eight wins are also tied for third-most in the league despite being eighth in games played. Milosek’s also holds the league’s fifth-best save   percentage at 0.925.

Now in his first professional season, Milosek played four years at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and was named to the 2017-2018 NCAA III (WIAC) All-Conference Team. That season, Milosek went 17-6-3 with a 1.87 goals against average and 0.925 save percentage. Milosek also backstopped the Pointers to the 2015-2016 NCAA Division III National Championship.

Also Nominated: Josh Harris, Birmingham (10 gp, 7g, 8a, +9, gwg), Mark Petaccio, Evansville (6 gp, 6g, 2a, gwg), Brian Bowen, Fayetteville (10 gp, 5g, 6a), Liam Kerins, Knoxville (10 gp, 5g, 6a, 2 gwg), Ian Sylves, Macon (4-1-1, 2.11 gaa, 0.932 save%), Robert Lepine, Pensacola (9 gp, 2g, 5a), Austin Vieth, Peoria (11 gp, 7g, 5a, +9, 3 gwg), Joe McKeown, Quad City (9 gp, 4g, 5a, gwg) and Colin Murray, Roanoke (12 gp, 5g, 4a, gwg)