As in every great rivalry, this game had momentum swings, physical play, and timely scoring.
Both the Huntsville Havoc and Knoxville Ice Bears find themselves in the semifinal round of the SPHL President's Cup playoffs for the second year in a row.
In the postseason, it’s all about surviving and advancing. The defending SPHL President Cup Champion Huntsville Havoc continue to do just that.
The Challenge Round series between the Huntsville Havoc and Pensacola Ice Flyers can be described as a study in opposites. The Havoc possess the SPHL's most potent offense while the Ice Flyers are a stout defensive squad.
MACON, Ga. - The emotions could not have been more opposite of one another as each team exited the ice on Saturday night. While the jubilant Knoxville Ice Bears headed to their locker room in the underbelly of the Macon Coliseum, the Mayhem slowly exited the playing surface with facial expressions of emptiness, disappointment, and heartbreak.
PELHAM, Ala. -- The semifinal series between the Birmingham Bulls and the Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs remained dramatic to the end. After a pair of road team wins - game one to Birmingham and a penalty-filled game two to Roanoke, the decisive game three to send one team to their first-ever President's Cup Final would not lack for the theatrics.
On this edition of the Inside the SPHL podcast, you'll hear all three Challenge Round shows, featuring SPHL Commissioner Doug Price, Quad City Storm Head Coach Dave Pszenyczny, Mike Campos and Matthew Harding.
The Birmingham Bulls took to the road to open the semifinal round of the Presidents Cup, hoping for a better result than their first-round road game.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - "Businesslike" was the term used by Huntsville Havoc coach Glenn Detulleo after their opening game in their defense of the Presidents Cup. Playing in the IcePlex, rather than their usual stomping grounds of the Von Braun Center, the Havoc hosted the red-hot Pensacola Ice Flyers in game one of their Challenge Round Series.
In this edition of the Inside the SPHL Podcast, Harding and Campos are joined by the four remaining playoff coaches and breakdown the SPHL semifinals