HUNTERSVILLE, NC (March 6, 2019) – Today, the Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) announced that Ryan Salkeld of the Huntsville Havoc was named the Player of the Month for February.
Salkeld had a consistent month, earning at least one point in all but one game in February. For the month, Salkeld scored five goals and had 11
assists. In addition, he had a +6 rating and is leading the SPHL in goals (22g). The forward also has a running 7-game point streak.
“The entire team and organization are really proud of Ryan,” said Glenn Detulleo, head coach of the Huntsville Havoc. “He’s been an instrumental part of our success all year and it’s great to see him being recognized for playing consistently at a high level.”
Although this is the first season Salkeld dressed in a Havoc jersey, he is not new to the SPHL. The right-wing has previously played with the Fayetteville Marksmen, Macon Mayhem and Mississippi RiverKings. Before he began a career in professional hockey, Salkeld played for Buffalo State College.
Other nominees include Mavric Parks, Birmingham (6-1-0, 1.82 GAA), Nick D’Avolio, Evansville (1g, 4a), Darren McCormick, Fayetteville (5g, 5a), John Siemer, Macon (3g, 7a), Nathan Bruyere,Pensacola (6g, 1a), Justin Greenberg, Peoria (4g, 5a), Shane Bennett, Quad City (5g, 7a) and Colin Murray, Roanoke (3g, 7a).