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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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
For the fans of the Birmingham Bulls, the wait has been longer than anyone else in the SPHL.
For the second year in a row, the Peoria Rivermen will begin their playoff season with a matchup against the Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs.
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.
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.