Monday, November 19, 2018

2018 Presidents Cup Playoffs

Inside the SPHL Podcast Episode #52: Creatin’ Havoc

On this edition of the podcast, aired live The Sin Bin app & Facebook on Monday, May 7, 2018, Harding & Campos are joined by their special co-host for the playoffs, Ben Garrod, and Sy Nutkevitch of the SPHL Champion Huntsville Havoc.

Rivermen and Havoc Battle for the Cup

The morning of Game Three of the Presidents Cup Final dawned clear and bright. It was a beautiful Illinois spring day as the Peoria Rivermen and Huntsville Havoc faced off in a do-or-die game three to decide who would hold the Presidents Cup at the end of the day.

Huntsville Havoc Wins Second SPHL Presidents Cup

The third time was supposed to have been the charm for the Peoria Rivermen. After a pair of gut-wrenching series sweeps by Pensacola in 2016 and Macon in 2017, the Peoria Rivermen went into the 2018 Presidents Cup Playoffs with the SPHL's best record for the third time in four seasons.

SPHL Presidents Cup Final Preview – Peoria vs Huntsville

The Havoc and Rivermen faced off eight times this season. Peoria dominated the beginning of the season, winning the first three games. Huntsville then took three straight - all at the Von Braun Center. Finally, the Rivermen took the final two games in the regular season series.

Inside the SPHL Podcast Episode #51: 2018 SPHL Presidents Cup Final Preview

LAFAYETTE, La. -- Welcome to the 2018 SPHL Presidents Cup Finals! On this edition of the podcast, aired live on Facebook on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, Harding & Campos are joined by their special co-host for the playoffs, Ben Garrod of the Fayetteville Marksmen

PHOTOS: Huntsville Havoc vs. Macon Mayhem Semi-Finals Game Three – 4/20/18

Game three of the SPHL Semi-Finals between the Macon Mayhem and the Huntsville Havoc took place on Friday, April 20th. The Mayhem took the lead early in the first period and held it until halfway through the third.

PHOTOS: Huntsville Havoc vs. Macon Mayhem Semi-Finals Game Two – 4/19/18

The Macon Mayhem claimed game one of the SPHL President's Cup Semi-Finals in Huntsville. The series then moved to the Mayhem's home ice at the Macon Coliseum for game two on Thursday, April 19th.

PHOTOS: Evansville Thunderbolts vs. Macon Mayhem Challenge Round Game 3 – 4/15/18

MACON, Ga. – The Challenge Round elimination game between the Macon Mayhem and the Evansville Thunderbolts was held on Sunday, April 15th.

SPHL Presidents Cup Semifinal Preview – Macon vs Huntsville

Three of the five games in the season series between the Mayhem and Havoc were high-scoring affairs. However, only one game between the teams was decided by a single goal - and also decided in overtime.

SPHL Presidents Cup Semifinal Preview – Peoria vs Knoxville

In five games this season, the Ice Bears managed only one win against the Rivermen and forcing OT in the series finale. Peoria and Knoxville haven't faced each other since January and both teams ended the season strong.