Category Archives: Knoxville Ice Bears News

Andrew McLean says Ice Bears “beyond motivated” for 2021

Andrew McLean says Ice Bears “beyond motivated” for 2021

Player Profile: Andrew McLean says Ice Bears “beyond motivated” for 2021 Ice Bears defenseman Andrew McLean went through some ups and downs before landing in Knoxville. The Michigan native experienced great success in college, where he won a Division III national championship with Wisconsin Stevens Point in 2019. Then came the roller coaster ride the…MORE

Ice Bears 2021-2022 Regular Season Schedule

KNOXVILLE, TN (July 14, 2021) – The Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) announced Wednesday that after playing a reduced 42-game schedule with five teams in 2020-2021, the league will drop the puck for its 18th season on Friday, October 15 with 11 teams playing a full 56-game schedule. Day Date Visitor Home Friday October 15,…MORE

Free Agent Showcase 21

Free Agent Showcase 21

Knoxville Ice Bears Free Agent Showcase is set for September 24th & 25th at the Knoxville Civic Coliseum. Please select the position you are interested in for the Showcase. Forward Defense Goaltender Once payment is secured Coach Carr will send you an e-form to complete. The post Free Agent Showcase 21 appeared first on Knoxville…MORE

Player Profile: Brady Fleurent focused on first full season

Knoxville Ice Bears forward Brady Fleurent isn’t used to missing a lot of time on the ice. So when the pandemic shut down local rinks and limited his offseason skating, it was an unusual change of pace for the University of New England’s all-time leader in points. When Fleurent suffered multiple injuries last year, he…MORE

Kenton Helgeson Dishes on Ice Bears and DOY Award

Kenton Helgeson Dishes on Ice Bears and DOY Award

Bid on Kenton’s 2021 Game worn Jersey Here Player Profile: Kenton Helgesen dishes on KIB, DOY Award After the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in 11 ECHL teams suspending operations for the 2020-21 season, a fair amount of league veterans found themselves looking for new places to play. One of them was defenseman Kenton Helgesen, who played…MORE

Ice Bears Garage Sale

Ice Bears Garage Sale

The Knoxville Ice Bears are hosting their first-ever “Ice Bears Garage Sale”  on June 15 – 16 from 3 – 7 pm at the Knoxville Civic Coliseum. The team will be liquidating merchandise, player furniture, and game-used equipment!  Everything will be cleared out to make room for the 2021-2022 season – the team’s 20th season…MORE

2021-2022 Home Schedule

KNOXVILLE, TN  – The Knoxville Ice Bears released their 28 home dates for the 2021-22 Southern Professional Hockey League season today. The team will kick off their 20th season with the home opener is set for Friday, October 15th. The rest of the schedule includes 12 Friday games, 9 Saturday games,  four games on Sunday,…MORE

Benson, Helgeson Named ALL SPHL

HUNTERSVILLE, NC (May 19, 2021) – The Southern Professional Hockey League on Wednesday announced its 2020-2021 All-SPHL First Team: 2020-2021 All-SPHL First Team F – Mason Baptista, Macon Mayhem F – Jake Wahlin, Pensacola Ice Flyers F – Jacob Benson, Knoxville Ice Bears D – Kenton Helgesen, Knoxville Ice Bears D – Nolan Kaiser, Huntsville…MORE

Helgeson Earns Defenseman of the Year

HUNTERSVILLE, NC (May 21, 2021) – The Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) on Friday announced that Kenton Helgesen of the Knoxville Ice Bears has been selected as the SPHL Defenseman of the Year in a vote of league representatives. Helgesen ranked second among defensemen in goals (five) and fourth among all players in shorthanded points…MORE

Roudebush Earns All SPHL Honors

HUNTERSVILLE, NC (May 19, 2021) – The Southern Professional Hockey League on Wednesday announced its 2020-2021 All-SPHL Second Team: 2020-2021 All-SPHL Second Team F – Logan Nelson, Birmingham Bulls F – Eddie Matsushima, Pensacola Ice Flyers F – Rob Darrar, Huntsville Havoc D – Nick Neville, Pensacola Ice Flyers D – Casey Johnson, Macon Mayhem…MORE

Master and McLean Selected to SPHL 2020-2021 All-Rookie Team

HUNTERSVILLE, NC (May 18, 2021) – The Southern Professional Hockey League on Tuesday announced its  2020-2021 All-Rookie Team F – Jake Wahlin, Pensacola Ice Flyers F – Nick Master, Knoxville Ice Bears F – Ryan Smith, Macon Mayhem D – Casey Johnson, Macon Mayhem D – Andrew McLean, Knoxville Ice Bears G – Ryan Ruck,…MORE

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