SPHL Today: Tuesday, April 9

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HUNTERSVILLE, NC (April 9, 2024) – The SPHL begins its 2024 President’s Cup Playoffs with one game this evening. You can follow all the action this season at http://sphltv.com/

Roanoke @ Quad City (7:10 p.m. EST, 6:10 p.m. CST)

Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs (34-15-8, 76 pts, 3rd seed)

• Brenden Pepe ranks second among defensemen with 39 points (12g, 27a). His 27 assists are the fourth most among defensemen.
• Matt O’Dea is third among defensemen with 38 points (8g, 30a), and his 30 assists are the second most among blueliners.
• Xavier Filion is tied for second among rookies with four game-winning goals.
• Austyn Roudebush is seventh in the SPHL in goals against average (2.71) and save percentage (.905)
• Roanoke was 2-1-1 in the regular season against Quad City.

Quad City Storm (33-23-1, 67 pts, 6th seed)

• Matt Ustaski had a 12-game point streak (21 pts) dating from December 15th – January 27th.
• Leif Mattson is third in the SPHL with 59 points (28g, 31a)
• Ustaski (27g, 26a) is fifth in the SPHL with 53 points and his 27 goals are the fifth most in the SPHL.
• Defenseman Dillion Fournier is fourth amongst all blueliners with 34 points (4g, 30a). His 30 assists are the third most among defensemen.
• Quad City was 2-2-0 in the regular season against Peoria.