Macon Mayhem (1-2-2) at Columbus Cottonmouths (0-3-2) – 10am ET

  • Today’s 10am start is a Cottonmouths’ Face Off Field Trip game, where kids from area schools get to attend this morning’s game
  • The Mayhem won the previous meeting between the teams, a 4-0 victory on Halloween night in Macon.
  • Mayhem winger Dan Gentzler is tied for second in league scoring with six points.
  • Snakes forward Louis Beslisle is tied for sixth in scoring with five points.
  • Macon is the league’s least penalized team, with an average of 12 penalty minutes a game.
  • Columbus has the lowest power play success rate with one goal in 22 opportunities
  • The Mayhem leads the league in second period scoring with ten goals.

Knoxville Ice Bears (3-2-0) at Huntsville Havoc (2-3-0) – 7:30pm CT

  • Tonight is the Havoc’s home opener – the last of the SPHL teams to play their first home game of the season.
  • This is the first meeting between the teams this season. Knoxville won last year’s series, 7-1-0, with two wins coming in overtime/shootout.
  • The Ice Bears are tied for the league lead in goals scored with 19.
  • Knoxville forward Doug Reid is tied for the league’s rookie scoring lead with six points.
  • Huntsville blueliner Stuart Stefan is tied for third in scoring among defensemen with three points.
  • Huntsville has the most penalty minutes in the league with 39.2 minutes per game.
  • Both Huntsville and Knoxville are tied for most third period goals with five.
  • Huntsville has the lowest penalty kill rate in the league with 83.3 percent.

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