SPHL Today: 12/22/22

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HUNTERSVILLE, NC (December 22, 2022) – The Southern Professional Hockey League continues its 19th season tonight as the Macon Mayhem welcome the Birmingham Bulls to the Macon Centreplex. Puck drop is at 7:30 p.m. EST. You can follow all the action this season at www.sphltv.com

Birmingham Bulls (11-6-1)

• Michael Gillespie leads the SPHL with 33 points (12g, 21a)
• Gillespie’s 21 assists are a league-best while his 12 goals rank tied for third among all players
• Carson Rose is tied for second in the league with 13 goals
• Birmingham is 8-0-0 this season when scoring first
• Birmingham is 6-3-1 in their last 10 games
• The Bulls are 1-0-0 against Macon

Macon Mayhem (2-13-2)

• Tommy Munichiello (4g, 8a) and Rourke Russell (1g, 11a) lead the Mayhem with 12 points. Russell’s 11 assists are a team-high.
• CJ Hayes leads the Mayhem with six goals, two of those coming on the power play and one being a game-winner
• Defenseman Rourke Russell is tied for second amongst defensemen with seven power-play assists while also ranking tied for third amongst blueliners with eight power-play points (1g, 8a)
• The Mayhem are 0-1-0 against Birmingham

Vermilion County @ Quad City (Postponed due to inclement weather, make-up date TBD)