Category Archives: Knoxville Ice Bears News

Ice Bears add Longaker to blue line

Ice Bears add Longaker to blue line

For immediate release For more information, contact: Joel Silverberg, Director of Broadcasting (865) 525-7825,  joel@knoxvilleicebears.com. The Knoxville Ice Bears have signed defenseman Drake Longaker to a PTO for the team’s preseason camp in October. The California native was a four-year letterman at Division III Plymouth State University and served as a team captain for the…MORE

Union Place Bar & Grill to host all road game watch parties

For immediate release For more information, contact: Joel Silverberg, Director of Broadcasting (865) 525-7825,  joel@knoxvilleicebears.com. The Knoxville Ice Bears are partnering with Union Place Bar & Grill to host away game watch parties for Ice Bears road games for the 2021-22 season. Fans will be able to view HockeyTV’s broadcast of all team away games…MORE

Veteran Price returning to Ice Bears

Veteran Price returning to Ice Bears

For immediate release For more information, contact: Joel Silverberg, Director of Broadcasting (865) 525-7825,  joel@knoxvilleicebears.com. The Knoxville Ice Bears have signed veteran defenseman Jason Price for a sixth season in Knoxville. Price is the SPHL’s all-time leader with 578 career games played with five different teams, including 260 games with the Ice Bears. “I am…MORE

Jasmine Honey named new Athletic Trainer

For immediate release For more information, contact: Joel Silverberg, Director of Broadcasting (865) 525-7825,  joel@knoxvilleicebears.com. The Knoxville Ice Bears have hired Jasmine Honey, ATC, LAT, CSCS, as the organization’s Head Athletic Trainer for the 2021-22 season. Honey comes to Knoxville after six seasons as an Assistant Athletic Trainer at the University of New England where…MORE

Ice Bears add Stead to goalie mix

Ice Bears add Stead to goalie mix

For immediate release For more information, contact: Joel Silverberg, Director of Broadcasting (865) 525-7825,  joel@knoxvilleicebears.com. The Knoxville Ice Bears have signed goaltender Kristian Stead to the team’s preseason camp in October. Stead hails from Merritt, British Columbia and joins the Ice Bears following his collegiate career at the University of Alaska Anchorage. The Seawolves did…MORE

Pommerville returns to Knoxville blue line

For immediate release For more information, contact: Joel Silverberg, Director of Broadcasting (865) 525-7825,  joel@knoxvilleicebears.com. The Knoxville Ice Bears have signed defenseman Alex Pommerville to the team’s preseason camp in October. Pommerville returns to Knoxville for a second stint with the franchise after playing five games with the Ice Bears during the 2019-20 campaign. With…MORE

High-scoring Bellant signs with Ice Bears

High-scoring Bellant signs with Ice Bears

For immediate release For more information, contact: Joel Silverberg, Director of Broadcasting (865) 525-7825,  joel@knoxvilleicebears.com. The Knoxville Ice Bears have signed forward Andrew Bellant to a PTO for the team’s preseason camp in October. The Linden, Michigan native comes to Knoxville following a three-year college career. After spending his junior career in the NAHL, Bellant…MORE

Ice Bears sign goalie Poreda

Ice Bears sign goalie Poreda

For immediate release For more information, contact: Joel Silverberg, Director of Broadcasting (865) 525-7825,  joel@knoxvilleicebears.com. The Knoxville Ice Bears have signed goalie Jimmy Poreda to the team’s preseason camp in October. The 6’2”, 210-pound hails from Tonawanda, New York and joins the Ice Bears after spending last season with Laser HT in Finland’s Suomi-sarja hockey…MORE

Kyler Matthews signs with Ice Bears

Kyler Matthews signs with Ice Bears

For immediate release For more information, contact: Joel Silverberg, Director of Broadcasting (865) 525-7825,  joel@knoxvilleicebears.com. The Knoxville Ice Bears have signed defenseman Kyler Matthews to the team’s preseason camp in October. The Alliston, Ontario native spent last season with the Elmira Enforcers in the FPHL after playing nine games with them following his final college…MORE

Ice Bears add Norwich forward Carter Cowlthorp

Ice Bears add Norwich forward Carter Cowlthorp

For immediate release For more information, contact: Joel Silverberg, Director of Broadcasting (865) 525-7825,  joel@knoxvilleicebears.com. The Knoxville Ice Bears have signed forward Carter Cowlthorp to the team’s preseason camp in October. Cowlthorp joins the Ice Bears following his collegiate career at Division III Norwich University. “Carter’s in great shape,” said Ice Bears Head Coach Jeff…MORE

Ice Bears get defensive depth, sign Sullivan

Ice Bears get defensive depth, sign Sullivan

For immediate release For more information, contact: Joel Silverberg, Director of Broadcasting (865) 525-7825,  joel@knoxvilleicebears.com. The Knoxville Ice Bears have signed defenseman Frank Sullivan to the team’s preseason camp for October. Sullivan joins Knoxville following his collegiate career at Division III Salve Regina University in Rhode Island. Prior to college, he played for the Janesville…MORE

Timofeyev back for second season in Knoxville

Timofeyev back for second season in Knoxville

For immediate release For more information, contact: Joel Silverberg, Director of Broadcasting (865) 525-7825,  joel@knoxvilleicebears.com. The Knoxville Ice Bears have re-signed forward Stepan Timofeyev for the team’s preseason camp in October. Timofeyev returns to Knoxville after appearing in ten games for the Ice Bears last season. The 5’9”, 162-pound wing will be in his fifth…MORE

HobbyTown bringing first on-ice RC Race to Coliseum

For immediate release For more information, contact: Joel Silverberg, Director of Broadcasting (865) 525-7825,  joel@knoxvilleicebears.com. The Knoxville Ice Bears have partnered with HobbyTown to bring the first on-ice RC race to the Knoxville Civic Coliseum on Saturday, April 9. The RC race will take place on the ice during the first intermission of Knoxville’s regular…MORE

Ice Bears bringing in forward Leonard

Ice Bears bringing in forward Leonard

For immediate release For more information, contact: Joel Silverberg, Director of Broadcasting (865) 525-7825,  joel@knoxvilleicebears.com. The Knoxville Ice Bears have signed forward Steven Leonard for the team’s preseason camp in October. Leonard comes to Knoxville after spending last season in the FPHL with Port Huron and Elmiria. He had five goals and eight assists for…MORE

Ice Bears sign “tough guy” Devine

For immediate release For more information, contact: Joel Silverberg, Director of Broadcasting (865) 525-7825,  joel@knoxvilleicebears.com. The Knoxville Ice Bears have signed defenseman Ryan Devine to a PTO for the team’s preseason camp in October. The 29-year-old joins Knoxville after spending last season with HK Dukla Trencin in Slovakia. Devine began his pro career in the…MORE

Brady Fleurent “excited” to be back in Knoxville

Brady Fleurent “excited” to be back in Knoxville

For immediate release For more information, contact: Joel Silverberg, Director of Broadcasting (865) 525-7825,  joel@knoxvilleicebears.com. The Knoxville Ice Bears have re-signed forward Brady Fleurent for the team’s preseason camp in October. The 2021-22 season will be Fleurent’s third with the Ice Bears after he compiled eight goals and eight assists in 24 games last year,…MORE

Former NHL Draft pick Moran signs with Ice Bears

Former NHL Draft pick Moran signs with Ice Bears

For immediate release For more information, contact: Joel Silverberg, Director of Broadcasting (865) 525-7825,  joel@knoxvilleicebears.com. The Knoxville Ice Bears have signed goalie Brent Moran to a PTO for the team’s upcoming preseason camp in October. Moran comes to Knoxville after a season in Norway with Manglerud Star of Eliteserien following three seasons with Nipissing University…MORE

“Consistent” McVeigh re-signs with Ice Bears

“Consistent” McVeigh re-signs with Ice Bears

For immediate release For more information, contact: Joel Silverberg, Director of Broadcasting (865) 525-7825,  joel@knoxvilleicebears.com. The Knoxville Ice Bears have re-signed forward Anthony McVeigh to the team’s preseason camp in October for a fourth season in Knoxville. The Utica College alum was placed on the team’s protected list in June. He was third on the…MORE

Forward Ylitalo rejoins Ice Bears

Forward Ylitalo rejoins Ice Bears

For immediate release For more information, contact: Joel Silverberg, Director of Broadcasting (865) 525-7825,  joel@knoxvilleicebears.com. The Knoxville Ice Bears have signed forward Eric Ylitalo to the team’s preseason camp in October. He returns to the Ice Bears for a second stint in Knoxville. He appeared in 39 games during the 2018-19 campaign with six goals…MORE

Blueliner Carlson feeling “100 percent” for return to Knoxville

Blueliner Carlson feeling “100 percent” for return to Knoxville

For immediate release For more information, contact: Joel Silverberg, Director of Broadcasting (865) 525-7825,  joel@knoxvilleicebears.com. The Knoxville Ice Bears have signed defenseman Alex Carlson to a PTO for the team’s training camp this October. Carlson has spent his entire professional career with the Ice Bears after joining them towards the end of the 2018-19 season…MORE

Forward Baker returning to Knoxville

Forward Baker returning to Knoxville

For immediate release For more information, contact: Joel Silverberg, Director of Broadcasting (865) 525-7825,  joel@knoxvilleicebears.com. The Knoxville Ice Bears have signed forward J.B. Baker to a PTO for the team’s upcoming preseason camp in October. The 5’9”, 175-pound Baker played one game for Knoxville during the 2019-20 campaign following a successful collegiate career at Division-III…MORE

Captain Brucato returns to Ice Bears

Captain Brucato returns to Ice Bears

For immediate release For more information, contact: Joel Silverberg, Director of Broadcasting (865) 525-7825,  joel@knoxvilleicebears.com. The Knoxville Ice Bears have re-signed forward Stefan Brucato to the team’s preseason camp in October. Brucato has spent his entire SPHL career with the Ice Bears. The 2021-22 season will be his fifth in Knoxville. “I’m excited to be…MORE

Silverberg named Director of Broadcasting

The Knoxville Ice Bears have hired play-by-play announcer Joel Silverberg to a full-time role as the team’s Director of Broadcasting. The 2021-22 season will be his eighth with the organization after joining the Ice Bears in 2014. “I’m beyond excited to join my hometown team in a bigger role,” said Silverberg. “This organization has been…MORE

Parent joins Ice Bears as Equipment Manager

The Knoxville Ice Bears have hired Ryan Parent as the organization’s new equipment manager. He joins the Ice Bears after serving in the same capacity with the Potomac Patriots of the USPHL. “I’m excited to join one of the original organizations in the SPHL,” Parent said. “I followed this organization when I was a kid…MORE

Knoxville Ice Bears 20th Season Promo Schedul

  20th ANNIVERSARY HOME GAME SCHEDULE & PROMO Game #1 Friday, October 15, 2021 @7:35p Vs Macon It’s Our 20th Birthday! Game #2 Saturday, October 30, 2021 @7:35p Vs Roanoke Wiener Dog Races… Part #1 Game #3 Sunday, October 31, 2021 @3:00p Vs Huntsville Trunk or Treat Game #4 Friday, November 5, 2021 @7:35p Vs…MORE

Knoxville Ice Bears 20th Season Promo Schedule

  20th ANNIVERSARY HOME GAME SCHEDULE & PROMO Game #1 Friday, October 15, 2021 @7:35p Vs Macon It’s Our 20th Birthday! Game #2 Saturday, October 30, 2021 @7:35p Vs Roanoke Wiener Dog Races… Part #1 Game #3 Sunday, October 31, 2021 @3:00p Vs Huntsville Trunk or Treat Game #4 Friday, November 5, 2021 @7:35p Vs…MORE

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

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