LAFAYETTE, LA -- With tonight's start of the SPHL season, we took Team Sin Bin to task and had them make their predictions for the upcoming season.
LAFAYETTE, LA -- Tonight, we see a new banner rise to the rafters of the Macon Coliseum in front of the previous team to win the Presidents Cup. Also, we get our first game of the new-look Fayetteville Marksmen and the coaching debuts of Fayetteville's Nick Mazzolini & Knoxville's Jeff Carr.
The quality of play in the SPHL continued to increase, with over 80 individual call-ups to the ECHL involving over 50 different players. Columbus Cottonmouths goalie Lukas Hafner won the ECHL Kelly Cup as the starting goaltender of the Colorado Eagles.
The Fireantz, now the Marksmen, started off slow out of the gate last season prompting then-coach Jeff Bes to make a series of changes that turned the season around.
Barely a playoff qualifier last season, the Mayhem established early dominance with a franchise record ten-game winning streak which spanned the entire month of November. Photo: Jason Vorhees/Macon Telegraph
The Rivermen's return to the Presidents Cup Final got off to a rough start, getting outscored 11-2 in the season-opening series at Carver Arena against the Huntsville Havoc.
The then-defending Presidents Cup champs broke in rookie coach Kevin Hasselberg when two-time Cup winner Rod Aldoff took at job with the ECHL Norfolk Admirals.
High hopes for the RiverKings were seen at the at the start of the 2016-17 season. Training camp looked promising, several of their stars returned, and they had reserved the dates with The Landers Center for playoffs.
Let's just say last season started off on the wrong foot for the newly founded Evansville Thunderbolts, going 0-8-3 before winning their first game of the season in Roanoke.
LAFAYETTE, LA -- The 14th season of the Southern Professional Hockey League begins on Friday night, and Mike Campos and Matthew Harding hold court on their second annual SPHL Season Preview Show!