Category Archives: Knoxville Ice Bears News

Knoxville falls in President’s Cup semifinals

For more information, contact: Joel Silverberg, Director of Broadcasting – (865) 525-7825 — (865) 282-9566 — joel@knoxvilleicebears.com Pensacola scored two goals less than a minute and a half apart in the third period and the Knoxville Ice Bears fell to the Ice Flyers 4-2 at the Pensacola Bay Center Friday night. The Ice Flyers won…MORE

Ice Bears Fall to Ice Flyers in Game 1

For more information, contact: Joel Silverberg, Director of Broadcasting – (865) 525-7825 — (865) 282-9566 — joel@knoxvilleicebears.com Eddie Matsushima scored twice and the Pensacola Ice Flyers defeated the Knoxville Ice Bears 5-2 in game one of the President’s Cup semifinals at the Civic Coliseum Wednesday night. Game two is Friday night in Pensacola. Matsushima gave…MORE

Roudebush quiets Mayhem in 3-0 win

For more information, contact: Joel Silverberg, Director of Broadcasting – (865) 525-7825 — (865) 282-9566 — joel@knoxvilleicebears.com Austyn Roudebush made 28 saves for his fourth shutout of the season and the Knoxville Ice Bears defeated the Macon Mayhem 3-0 at the Knoxville Civic Coliseum Tuesday night. The Ice Bears have won two straight. The loss…MORE

GR8 Comeback!

For more information, contact: Joel Silverberg, Director of Broadcasting – (865) 525-7825 — (865) 282-9566 — joel@knoxvilleicebears.com Knoxville went a perfect 4-for-4 on the power play and also scored twice while shorthanded and the Ice Bears defeated the Birmingham Bulls 8-5 Saturday night at the Knoxville Civic Coliseum. The win clinches the No. 2 seed…MORE

Ice Bears fall to Macon 2-1 in OT

For Immediate Release For more information, contact: Joel Silverberg, Director of Broadcasting – (865) 525-7825 — (865) 282-9566 — joel@knoxvilleicebears.com Ryan Smith scored 34 seconds into overtime and the Knoxville Ice Bears dropped a 2-1 decision to the Macon Mayhem Tuesday night at the Knoxville Civic Coliseum. Knoxville has lost five straight games. The Ice…MORE

Knoxville’s Mathieu Roy named Warrior Hockey/SPHL Player of the Week

HUNTERSVILLE, NC (April 6, 2021) – The Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) today announced that Mathieu Roy of the Knoxville Ice Bears has been named the Warrior Hockey/SPHL Player of the Week for March 29-April 4. Roy scored two goals, including one game-winner, and added three assists as he helped Knoxville earn three of four…MORE

Ice Bears fall to Havoc in OT, clinch playoff spot

For immediate release For more information, contact: Joel Silverberg, Director of Broadcasting (865) 525-7825, (865) 282-9566 joel@knoxvilleicebears.com Matthew Barnaby scored at 1:10 of the overtime period and the Knoxville Ice Bears fell to the Huntsville Havoc 4-3 at the Knoxville Civic Coliseum Saturday night. The loss snapped a 12-game home win streak for Knoxville. Huntsville…MORE

Ice Bears double up Mayhem 4-2

For immediate release For more information, contact: Joel Silverberg, Director of Broadcasting (865) 525-7825, (865) 282-9566 joel@knoxvilleicebears.com Mathieu Roy scored the game-winning goal midway through the third and also had two assists, and the Knoxville Ice Bears defeated the Macon Mayhem 4-2 at the Knoxville Civic Coliseum Friday night. Knoxville has won four straight games…MORE

Knoxville’s Austyn Roudebush named Warrior Hockey/SPHL Player of the Month

HUNTERSVILLE, NC (April 1, 2021) – The Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) today announced that goaltender Austyn Roudebush of the Knoxville Ice Bears has been named the Warrior Hockey/SPHL Player of the Month for March. Roudebush went 8-1-0 for the month, posting a 1.20 goals-against average, a 0.959 save percentage, and two shutouts, leading Knoxville’s…MORE

Knoxville netminder Peter Di Salvo sets new SPHL wins mark

HUNTSVILLE, AL (March 28, 2021) – Knoxville Ice Bears goaltender Peter Di Salvo set the SPHL record for career wins on Sunday, defeating Huntsville 3-0. In recording his first shutout of the season, Di Salvo now has 104 career victories, breaking the previous mark of 103 originally set by Chad Collins (Fayetteville/Knoxville/Pensacola, 2004-09). Now in…MORE

Di Salvo ties all-time mark as Ice Bears win 4-2

For immediate release For more information, contact: Joel Silverberg, Director of Broadcasting (865) 525-7825, (865) 282-9566 joel@knoxvilleicebears.com Jacob Benson scored twice, Peter Di Salvo made 30 saves for his record-tying 103rd SPHL victory and the Knoxville Ice Bears defeated the Birmingham Bulls 4-2 Friday night at the Civic Coliseum. Di Salvo tied Chad Collins for…MORE

Cuthrell scores in return, Ice Bears beat Bulls 4-2

For immediate release For more information, contact: Joel Silverberg, Director of Broadcasting (865) 525-7825, (865) 282-9566 joel@knoxvilleicebears.com Scott Cuthrell scored in his return to put Knoxville ahead to stay and the Ice Bears defeated the Birmingham Bulls 4-2 on Thursday at the Knoxville Civic Coliseum. Knoxville bounced back from a loss to Macon on Sunday.…MORE

Perfect 10

For immediate release For more information, contact: Joel Silverberg, Director of Broadcasting (865) 525-7825, (865) 282-9566 joel@knoxvilleicebears.com Brett Beauvais scored at 4:42 of the overtime period and the Knoxville Ice Bears defeated the Birmingham Bulls 3-2 at the Knoxville Civic Coliseum on Saturday night. The win is a franchise-best ten in a row for the…MORE

Benson rips apart Havoc for 5-1 win

For immediate release For more information, contact: Joel Silverberg, Director of Broadcasting (865) 525-7825, (865) 282-9566 joel@knoxvilleicebears.comJacob Benson erupted for three goals and two assists and the Knoxville Ice Bears defeated the Huntsville Havoc 5-1 Friday night at the Civic Coliseum. The Ice Bears have won six straight games and eight in a row at…MORE

Knoxville’s Austyn Roudebush named Warrior Hockey/SPHL Player of the Week Again

HUNTERSVILLE, NC (March 9, 2021) – The Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) today announced that goaltender Austyn Roudebush of the Knoxville Ice Bears has been named the Warrior Hockey/SPHL Player of the Week for March 1-7. Roudebush becomes the first repeat winner since Knoxville’s Mike Tuomi in 2006-2007 and only the third player in SPHL…MORE

Roudebush stifles Mayhem in 4-0 win

For immediate release For more information, contact: Joel Silverberg, Director of Broadcasting (865) 525-7825, (865) 282-9566 joel@knoxvilleicebears.com Austyn Roudebush made 35 saves for his second shutout of the season and the Knoxville Ice Bears blanked the Macon Mayhem 4-0 on Sunday afternoon. Knoxville has won five straight games and seven in a row at home.…MORE

Strong third period propels Ice Bears to 5-2 win

For immediate release For more information, contact: Joel Silverberg, Director of Broadcasting (865) 525-7825, (865) 282-9566 joel@knoxvilleicebears.com Colton Heffley scored at 6:57 of the third to put Knoxville ahead for good and the Ice Bears defeated the Huntsville Havoc 5-2 at the Knoxville Civic Coliseum Friday night. Mathieu Roy scored twice for Knoxville. Kenton Helgesen…MORE

Knoxville’s Austyn Roudebush named Warrior Hockey/SPHL Player of the Week

HUNTERSVILLE, NC (March 2, 2021) – The Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) today announced that goaltender Austyn Roudebush of the Knoxville Ice Bears has been named the Warrior Hockey/SPHL Player of the Week for February 22-28. Despite just being signed on Thursday, Roudebush went 2-0-0 with one shutout, posting 0.50 goals-against average and 0.974 save…MORE

Special teams powers Ice Bears to 4-1 win

For immediate release For more information, contact: Joel Silverberg, Director of Broadcasting (865) 525-7825, (865) 282-9566 joel@knoxvilleicebears.com Brendan Van Riemsdyk, Callum Fryer, and Anthony McVeigh all scored on the power play and the Ice Bears completed a weekend sweep of the Pensacola Ice Flyers with a 4-1 win at the Knoxville Civic Coliseum on Saturday…MORE

Roudebush shines in debut, Ice Bears win 2-0

For immediate release For more information, contact: Joel Silverberg, Director of Broadcasting (865) 525-7825, (865) 282-9566 joel@knoxvilleicebears.com Austyn Roudebush made 23 saves, Jacob Benson and Brady Fleurent each scored a goal, and the Knoxville Ice Bears shutout the Pensacola Ice Flyers 2-0 at the Knoxville Civic Coliseum Friday night. The Ice Bears have now won…MORE

Knoxville’s Johnny Curran named Warrior Hockey/SPHL Player of the Week

HUNTERSVILLE, NC (February 16, 2021) – The Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) today announced that Johnny Curran of the Knoxville Ice Bears has been named the Warrior Hockey/SPHL Player of the Week for February 8-14. In his first two games with the Ice Bears, Curran scored one goal and assisted on three others as Knoxville…MORE

Skelly’s OT winner lifts Ice Bears over Bulls

For immediate release – For more information, contact: Joel Silverberg, Director of Broadcasting (865) 525-7825, (865) 282-9566 joel@knoxvilleicebears.com Dalton Skelly scored at 2:25 of the overtime period and the Ice Bears defeated the Birmingham Bulls 2-1 at the Knoxville Civic Coliseum on Saturday night. Knoxville has now won three of its last four games. Birmingham…MORE

Ice Bears get boost from Roy in 5-2 win

For immediate release – For more information, contact: Joel Silverberg, Director of Broadcasting (865) 525-7825, (865) 282-9566 joel@knoxvilleicebears.com Mathieu Roy and Brendan Van Riemsdyk each scored two goals and the Ice Bears beat the Huntsville Havoc 5-2 at the Knoxville Civic Coliseum Friday night. Austin Plevy also scored for the Ice Bears. Peter Di Salvo…MORE

Ice Bears Support Partners in Education Foundation Fundraiser “Skates & Plates”  

Ice Bears Support Partners in Education Foundation Fundraiser “Skates & Plates”  

For immediate release – For more information, contact: Dave Feather, Executive VP (865) 525-7825 // (865) 254-7825 dfeather@knoxvilleicebears.com Knoxville, TN (February 11, 2021) The Knoxville Ice Bears are pleased to announce official support for the Partners in Education Foundations Inaugural Skates and Plates Fundraising Event. On Thursday, Feb. 18 at 11:30 am, Partners in Education…MORE

Knoxville’s Brady Fleurent named Warrior Hockey/SPHL Player of the Week

HUNTERSVILLE, NC (January 26, 2021) – The Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) today announced that Brady Fleurent of the Knoxville Ice Bears has been named the Warrior Hockey/SPHL Player of the Week for January 18-24. In his only game of the weekend, Fleurent scored three goals in the first 28 minutes of the game and…MORE

Ice Bears fall to Ice Flyers 3-1

For immediate release – For more information, contact: Joel Silverberg, Director of Broadcasting (865) 525-7825 // (865) 282-9566   Alec Hagaman scored twice for Pensacola, Chase Perry made 27 saves and the Ice Flyers beat Knoxville 3-1 at the Civic Coliseum on Saturday night. Eddie Matsushima also scored for Pensacola. Anthony McVeigh tallied the lone…MORE

Fleurent’s hat trick leads Ice Bears to 5-4 win

For immediate release – For more information, contact: Joel Silverberg, Director of Broadcasting (865) 525-7825 // (865) 282-9566   Brady Fleurent scored three goals, Nick Master scored the game-winner with 33 seconds left and the Knoxville Ice Bears overcame blowing a 3-0 lead to defeat the Pensacola Ice Flyers 5-4 at the Knoxville Civic Coliseum…MORE

Di Salvo gets 100th win as Ice Bears win 6-2

For immediate release – For more information, contact: Joel Silverberg, Director of Broadcasting (865) 525-7825, (865) 282-9566 joel@knoxvilleicebears.com Peter Di Salvo made 24 saves to pick up his 100th professional win and the Knoxville Ice Bears rode a four-goal first period en route to a 6-2 win over the Huntsville Havoc Saturday night at the…MORE

Ice Bears Play 4 on 4 against Huntsville Havoc

For immediate release – For more information, contact: Dave Feather, Executive VP (865) 525-7825, (865) 254-7825 dfeather@knoxvilleicebears.com Knoxville, TN (January 15, 2021) The Knoxville Ice Bears announced today that pursuant to the league’s Return to Play Protocols, this weekend’s games between the Knoxville Ice Bears and the Huntsville Havoc will feature four-on-four hockey. Teams will…MORE

Ice Bears Suspend Four Players

For immediate release – For more information, contact: Dave Feather, Executive VP (865) 525-7825, (865) 254-7825 dfeather@knoxvilleicebears.com Knoxville, TN (January 14, 2021) The Knoxville Ice Bears announced today that Scott Cuthrell, Lincoln Griffin, Mike Gornall, and Noah Corson have been placed on team suspension for seven games. The players served the first game on Friday,…MORE

Ice Bears Reschedule Dec 31 Game to March 25

For immediate release – For more information, contact: Dave Feather, Executive VP/Assistant GM (865) 525-7825 // (865) 254-7825 dfeather@knoxvilleicebears.com   Knoxville, TN (December 28, 2020) The Knoxville Ice Bears announced today that the December 31, 2020 game against Macon Mayhem has been rescheduled to Thursday, March 25, 2021. All tickets purchased for the December 31,…MORE

Price Makes Transition to Coaching with Ice Flyers

Price Makes Transition to Coaching with Ice Flyers

Pensacola, Fla. (Dec. 26, 2020) – The Ice Flyers have announced that they have hired former Ice Flyers and Knoxville Ice Bears captain, Jason Price, as their new assistant coach. “I have had the privilege of playing hockey professionally for the last 14 years, most of which has been spent in the SPHL,” Price stated.…MORE

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