SPHL Today: Wednesday, April 10

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HUNTERSVILLE, NC (April 10, 2024) – The SPHL continues the President’s Cup Playoffs with two games this evening. You can follow all the action this season at http://sphltv.com/

Evansville @ Birmingham (8:05 p.m. EST, 7:05 p.m. CST)

Evansville Thunderbolts (24-29-3, 50 pts, 8 seed)

• Cole Ceci ranks fifth among goaltenders with a 2.56 gaa and .921 sv%.
• Brendan Harrogate is second in the SPHL with 182 shots.
• Myles Abatte ranks 11th (tied) among rookies with 32 points (15g, 17a)
• Scott Kirton leads the Thunderbolts with 36 points (17g, 19a), and his 17 goals are a team high.
• Evansville went 3-3-1 in the regular season against Birmingham.

Birmingham Bulls (38-9-9, 85 pts, 1 seed)

• Carson Rose leads the SPHL with 65 points (30g, 35a)
• Nikita Kozyrev leads all rookies with 59 points (18g, 41a). His 41 assists are the most in the SPHL.
• Hayden Stewart is second in the SPHL in GAA (2.14), sv% (.925), wins (26), and is second in the league in shutouts (4).
• Drake Glover is second in the SPHL with 60 points (33g, 27a). His 33 goals are the best in the league.
• MacGregor Sinclair ranks tied for 10th among rookies with 31 points (14g, 17a)
• The Bulls are 25-3-4 when they score first this season.
• Birmingham went 4-1-2 in the regular season against Evansville.

Fayetteville @ Huntsville (8:30 p.m. EST, 7:30 p.m. CST)

Fayetteville Marksmen (30-19-6, 66 pts, 4th)

• Simon Boyko ranks second among rookies with 56 points (27g, 29a)
• Grant Loven is seventh among rookies with 38 points (12g, 26a)
• Matt Araujo (7g, 29a) is fifth among defensemen with 36 points.
• Fayetteville is 21-2-3 when scoring first this season.
• Fayetteville was 5-1-1 in the regular season against Huntsville.

Huntsville Havoc (29-19-7, 65 pts, 6th)

• Brian Wilson is sixth among SPHL goaltenders with a 2.63 gaa and a .907 save percentage.
• David Thomson is tied for second with six game-winning goals.
• Alex Kielczewski is sixth among defensemen with 32 points (6g, 26a).
• Dylan Stewart ranks tied for 10th in the SPHL with 45 points (15g, 30a)
• Huntsville was 2-4-1 in the regular season against Fayetteville.