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Havoc Win Two at Home, Fall on Road

 

 

HUNTSVILLE, AL - The Huntsville Havoc won a swept of home games over the Bloomington Thunder winning 4-2 on Friday and 4-0 on Saturday before dropping a 2-1 decision on the road to the Mississippi Surge Sunday.

 

Friday, February 7 - Bloomington 2, Huntsville 4

HUNTSVILLE, AL - The Huntsville Havoc gutted out a close 4-2 win against the Bloomington Thunder.

No lead was more than two goals during the contest, and the winning goal was scored by Paul Kurceba at 3:13 of the third period.

Huntsville was led by Kurceba, who grabbed one goal and one assist.

The Havoc excelled on the penalty kill, not giving up a single goal in four chances. Huntsville's offense was clicking better than usual and put 36 shots on goal during the game, better than the 28.1 shots per game it averages.

Others who scored for Huntsville included Stuart Stefan, Ben Schoeneberger, and Nick Lazorko, who each put in one. In addition, Huntsville received assists from Leland Fidler, who had two and Justin Cseter and Brock Sawyer, who each chipped in one.

Bloomington was not heavily penalized during the game, and finished with eight minors and one major totalling 21 minutes. The Thunder stayed under their season average of 28.0 penalties minutes per game this season. Bloomington's penalty kill was spotless, allowing no goals on six Huntsville power plays. The Thunder put 27 shots on net during the contest, more than the 20.2 they average per game. Bloomington's offense was helped by the efforts of its defensemen, who managed to put 13 shots on net during the game.

The Thunder were led by Eddie Olyzck, who had one goal and one assist. Olyzck scored 5:07 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Bloomington. Harry Mahesh assisted on the tally. Reid MacLeod also scored for Bloomington. Other players who recorded assists for Bloomington were Curtis Megginson and Burke Gallimore, who contributed one a piece.

The Havoc's Jesse Kallechy stopped 25 shots out of the 27 that he faced. Huntsville ended with 17 minutes in penalty time with six minors and one major. BJ OBrien rejected 32 shots on goal for Bloomington.

 

Saturday, February 8 - Bloomington 0, Huntsville 4

HUNTSVILLE, AL - Eric Alexander racked up one point to lead the Huntsville Havoc to a 4-0 victory over the Bloomington Thunder.

Huntsville's defensive effort looked to be improved. The Havoc allow 2.9 goals per game. Huntsville put 39 shots on net during the contest, more than the 28.3 it averages per game.

Huntsville also got points from Nick Lazorko, who also had one goal and one assist and Mike Gurtler, who also registered one goal and one assist. Ray Ortiz also scored for Huntsville. Other players who recorded assists for Huntsville were Kyle Frieday, who had two and Stuart Stefan, Justin Cseter, Scott Harff, and Josh Harris, who contributed one a piece.

Bloomington's penalty kill was spotless, allowing no goals on four Huntsville power plays. The Thunder's offense operated below they season average. Bloomington puts an average of 2.4 pucks into the net per game. The Thunder's penalty killing units received substantial work throughout the game as Bloomington finished with 27 penalty minutes. The Thunder relied on a core group of players for most of their offense, as Travis Granbois, Nic Polaski and Reid MacLeod took 13 of the team's 20 shots. Bloomington's defensemen bolstered the Thunder's offensive attack, as they bombarded Jesse Kallechy with nine shots.

Kallechy rejected 20 shots on goal for the Havoc. Huntsville ended with 21 minutes in penalty time with three minors and three majors. BJ OBrien made 35 saves for Bloomington on 39 shots. The Thunder registered zero goals on one power play opportunities.

 

Sunday, February 9 - Huntsville 1, Mississippi Surge 2

BILOXI, MS - Mississippi Surge relied on the sparkling performance of Dan Clarke in net to grab a 2-1 win against the Huntsville Havoc.

Mississippi Surge was sparked by Dean Moore, who registered one goal. Moore scored on the power play 16:36 into the third period to make the score 2-1 Mississippi Surge. Mississippi Surge earned a power play opportunity when Eric Alexander was put in the box for hooking.

Mississippi Surge's penalty kill was spotless, allowing no goals on three Huntsville power plays. Mississippi Surge put 36 shots on net during the contest, more than the 22.4 it averages per game.

Kyle Kudroch also scored for Mississippi Surge. In addition, Mississippi Surge received assists from Dion Campbell and Bill Baker, who each chipped in one.

Huntsville's offense operated below it season average. The Havoc average 3.6 goals per game.

Huntsville was led by Nick Lazorko, who scored the team's only goal. Lazorko scored 12:15 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Huntsville. Josh Harris assisted on the tally.

Clarke recorded 27 saves for Mississippi Surge. Mississippi Surge incurred six minutes in penalty time with three minors. Kevin Genoe made 34 saves for the Havoc on 36 shots. Huntsville incurred eight minutes in penalty time with four minors.

 

Three Stars of the Week

#1 Jesse Kallechy - G (2-0, 1.00 GAA, 95.7 save percentage, 1 SO)

#2 Nick Lazorko - LW (3 goals, 1 assist)

#3 Paul Kurceba - D (1 goal, 1 assist)

 

Practice Schedule

Thursday, February 13th - Ice Plex - 10:00

Friday, February 14th - Ice Plex - 10:00

 

Transactions

DATE

TRANSACTION

02/03/14

Schoeneberger, Ben (RW) signed 3 game tryout

 

Upcoming Games

Tuesday, February 11th at Mississippi RiverKings - 7:05

Saturday, February 15th at Pensacola Ice Flyers - 7:05

Sunday, February 16th vs Knoxville Ice Bears - 5:00

 

Upcoming Promotions

Sunday, February 16th 5:00 vs Knoxville Ice Bears

Landers McLarty Nissan presents 'Hockey Night in Huntsville!' Fans can enjoy $2.00 beers, hot dogs and sodas.

 

SPHL Standings

TEAM

GP

W

L

OTL

PTS

PCT

GF

GA

PIM

HOME

AWAY

Pensacola

41

25

13

3

53

.646

143

109

726

13-7-2

12-6-1

Louisiana

41

25

13

3

53

.646

138

129

724

15-7-0

10-6-3

Huntsville

39

23

14

2

48

.615

140

111

736

15-4-0

8-10-2

Mississippi RiverKings

38

21

14

3

45

.592

120

102

736

11-5-3

10-9-0

Peoria

37

20

13

4

44

.595

104

107

613

11-6-2

9-7-2

Mississippi Surge

40

19

19

2

40

.500

105

127

661

9-10-1

10-9-1

Columbus

38

16

19

3

35

.461

118

122

943

7-8-1

9-11-2

Knoxville

37

15

17

5

35

.473

98

111

787

9-10-2

6-7-3

Fayetteville

37

15

19

3

33

.446

96

107

722

9-11-0

6-8-3

Bloomington

38

14

22

2

30

.395

93

130

1045

6-9-0

8-13-2

 

Updated Player Stats

Huntsville Havoc

#

PLAYER

P

GP

G

A

PTS

+/-

PIM

PP

PPA

SH

SHA

GWG

SHOTS

S%

 

24

Gurtler, Mike  

RW

39

15

29

44

+19

20

5

6

0

0

3

115

.130

 

7

Stefan, Stuart  

D

39

15

20

35

+25

20

3

8

0

0

3

82

.183

 

48

Harris, Josh  

C

38

14

21

35

+8

45

4

6

0

0

2

108

.130

 

22

Lazorko, Nick  

LW

39

22

10

32

+18

22

1

0

1

0

6

175

.126

 

10

Cseter, Justin  

C

39

7

24

31

+10

38

1

4

0

1

0

83

.084

 

9

Osman, Dominic  

LW

39

10

16

26

-5

40

2

8

0

1

1

113

.088

 

6

Fidler, Leland  

D

39

6

19

25

+14

40

2

6

0

1

1

114

.053

 

12

Ortiz, Ray  

RW

39

8

12

20

+9

16

1

0

2

0

0

81

.099

 

14

Perry, Brandon  

C

32

5

7

12

-2

50

0

1

0

0

0

26

.192

 

41

Singleton, Matt  

D

38

3

8

11

-6

39

1

0

0

0

0

30

.100

 

44

Kurceba, Paul  

D

29

2

8

10

-2

43

1

3

0

2

1

42

.048

 

 

     (TOTALS)  

 

31

2

9

11

-3

65

1

3

0

2

1

45

.044

 

25

Harff, Scott  

D

39

3

5

8

-1

39

0

0

0

0

0

32

.094

 

67

Alexander, Eric  

RW

12

4

3

7

0

32

1

0

0

0

3

26

.154

 

8

Cannata, Sam  

D

39

0

7

7

+15

106

0

0

0

0

0

26

.000

 

20

Frieday, Kyle  

D

20

2

3

5

+6

2

0

0

0

0

1

19

.105

 

18

Schoeneberger, Ben  

RW

6

1

0

1

-2

5

0

0

0

0

0

13

.077

 

 

     (TOTALS)  

 

22

1

2

3

-6

47

0

0

0

0

0

45

.022

 

16

Sawyer, Brock  

D

10

0

2

2

+3

6

0

0

0

0

0

8

.000

 

 

     (TOTALS)  

 

16

0

2

2

-1

10

0

0

0

0

0

11

.000

 

35

Kallechy, Jesse  

G

23

0

0

0

-1

8

0

0

0

0

0

0

.000

 

1

Genoe, Kevin  

G

18

0

0

0

0

4

0

0

0

0

0

0

.000

 

Inactive Players

                               

#

PLAYER

P

GP

G

A

PTS

+/-

PIM

PP

PPA

SH

SHA

GWG

SHOTS

S%

     
 

X Fox, Justin  

RW

28

16

24

40

+7

28

7

7

1

0

2

118

.136

     
 

X Florentino, Rob  

D

14

5

9

14

+8

19

2

3

0

0

0

39

.128

     
 

X Bellamy, Corey  

LW

25

1

4

5

-3

108

0

0

0

0

0

14

.071

     
 

X Elser, Brian  

LW

5

1

4

5

-2

0

0

0

0

0

0

12

.083

     
 

X Foam, Derek  

D

4

0

1

1

0

2

0

0

0

0

0

7

.000

     
 

X Mobley, Max  

RW

2

0

0

0

-4

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

.000

     
 

X Cody, Mark  

LW

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

.000

     

 

                                   

 

TOTALS:

-

39

140

236

376

+104

736

31

55

4

7

23

1284

.109

     

#

GOALIES

GP

MIN

W

L

OTL

SO

GA

GAA

SV

SV%

 

           

35

Kallechy, Jesse 

23

1308:45

14

7

1

3

56

2.57

572

.911

 

           

1

Genoe, Kevin 

18

1046:30

9

7

1

1

50

2.87

446

.899

 

           

 

TOTALS:

39

-

23

14

2

4

111

2.85

1018

.902

 

           

 

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