SPHL Today: 12/21/22

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HUNTERSVILLE, NC (December 21, 2022) – The Southern Professional Hockey League continues its 19th season tonight as the Knoxville Ice Bears welcome the Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs to the Knoxville Civic Coliseum. You can follow all the action this season at www.sphltv.com

Knoxville Ice Bears (12-5-2)

• Center Justin MacDonald ranks second in the SPHL with 31 points (11g, 20a)
• MacDonald’s 20 assists are also second-most in the league
• Ice Bears are 7-2-1 in their last 10 games and come in riding a 4-0-0 streak
• When outshooting their opponents, Knoxville is 6-0-1
• Knoxville is 1-2-0 against Roanoke

Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs (12-4-1)

• The Dawgs have a three-way tie at the top with Travis Broughman (7g, 11a), Mac Jansen (6g, 12a), and Nick Ford (3g, 15a) each with 18 points
• Dillon Radin leads the Dawgs with eight goals this season after scoring three times over the weekend
• Goalie Austyn Roudebush boasts a league-best nine wins while ranking second with a 2.09 goals-against average
• The Dawgs are winners of seven in a row
• Roanoke is 2-0-1 against Knoxville