Sunday, April 21, 2019

2019 Presidents Cup Playoffs

Knoxville’s Goalie Supremacy Propels Sweep of Macon

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.

Marksmen Stun Bulls In Game One

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – On Friday night at the Crown Coliseum, there were a pair of firsts for Birmingham, one good, and one that would rather soon be forgotten.

Havoc Get Down to Business in Game One against Pensacola

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.

SPHL Challenge Round Preview – #3 Huntsville Havoc vs #7 Pensacola Ice Flyers

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.

Rivermen Falter Late in Roanoke; Dawgs Take Game One

ROANOKE, Va. - In a chippy, back-and-forth contest at the Berglund Center in Roanoke, the Peoria Rivermen would fall in the final minutes of regulation...

SPHL Challenge Round Preview: #4 Knoxville Ice Bears vs #6 Macon Mayhem

Both Macon and Knoxville have spent a good part of the SPHL season camped out in the upper half of the league’s standings, not to mention being neck and neck for fourth place going into the final week of the season

SPHL Challenge Round Preview: #2 Birmingham Bulls vs. #8 Fayetteville Marksmen

For the fans of the Birmingham Bulls, the wait has been longer than anyone else in the SPHL.

SPHL Challenge Round Preview: #1 Peoria Rivermen vs #5 Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs

For the second year in a row, the Peoria Rivermen will begin their playoff season with a matchup against the Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs.

Inside the SPHL Podcast S3, E23: 2019 SPHL Challenge Round Selection Show

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. 

Why Your Team Will – And Won’t – Win the Presidents Cup

LAFAYETTE, La. -- In a week, eight teams in the Southern Professional Hockey League will vie for the ultimate prize in Single-A pro hockey, the SPHL Presidents Cup.