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HAVOC FALL IN STANDINGS

 

HUNTSVILLE, AL - The Huntsville Havoc dropped from third to fifth in the SPHL standings after dropping three games, one in overtime, during the past week.

 

Tuesday, February 11 - Huntsville 3, Mississippi RiverKings 4, SO

SOUTHAVEN, MS - Daniel Sobotka scored the clinching goal in a shootout, and Mississippi RiverKings picked up the extra point in a 4-3 (2-1 SO) win over the Huntsville Havoc.

The shootout featured 12 attempts between both teams. Huntsville's shootout goal was scored by Nick Lazorko. In addition to the clincher, Mississippi RiverKings got a shootout goal from Devin Mantha.

Mississippi RiverKings overcame a two-goal deficit to capture the victory. Mississippi RiverKings was down 3-1 after a goal by the Havoc's Josh Harris at 11:22 in the second period. Mississippi RiverKings tied things up at 3-3 on a goal by Patrick Schafer at 5:46 in the third period.

In a losing effort, Huntsville was sparked by Harris, who grabbed two goals. Harris scored the first of his two goals at 5:09 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Huntsville. Ray Ortiz picked up the assist. Harris' next tally made the score Huntsville with 8:38 left in the second period.

Mississippi RiverKings put up an impenetrable defensive front on the penalty kill, and did not allow the Havoc to score on any of their four power plays. Mississippi RiverKings' defensemen also contributed in the offensive zone and ended up with 18 shots between them. By firing 36 shots on goal, Mississippi RiverKings exceeded the 26.5 shots it averages per game this year.

Mississippi RiverKings was helped by Sean Jones, who tallied one goal. Jones scored on the power play 19:53 into the second period to make the score 3-2 Huntsville. A hooking penalty on Harris had put Mississippi RiverKings on the power play. Mantha assisted on the tally. Mississippi RiverKings also got a goal from Matt Whitehead as well. More assists for Mississippi RiverKings came via Brett Valliquette, Phil Bronner, Paul Clancy, Matt Harrington, and Andrew Randazzo, who contributed one a piece.

Huntsville forced Mississippi RiverKings goalie Matthew Krahn to work between the pipes, taking 47 shots.

Huntsville additionally got points from Lazorko, who also finished with one goal and one assist. In addition, Huntsville received assists from Eric Alexander, who had one.

Krahn recorded 44 saves for Mississippi RiverKings. Mississippi RiverKings incurred 18 minutes in penalty time with four minors. The Havoc's Jesse Kallechy stopped 32 shots out of the 35 that he faced. Huntsville incurred eight minutes in penalty time with four minors.

 

Saturday, February 15 - Huntsville 1, Pensacola 7

PENSACOLA, FL - The Pensacola Ice Flyers had a three-goal lead after two periods and cruised the rest of the way en route to a 7-1 win over the Huntsville Havoc.

Huntsville was stymied by Pensacola netminder Ross MacKinnon, who stopped 31 shots during the victory. MacKinnon certainly lowered his goals against average, which was 2.13 entering the contest.

The Ice Flyers racked up the penalties in the contest, and ended with seven minors and one major for 29 minutes in penalty time. Pensacola surpassed its season average of 18.0 penalty minutes per game. The Ice Flyers bested their season scoring average. Pensacola has scored at the pace of 3.6 goals per game during the current campaign. The 41 shots that the Ice Flyers put on net surpassed Pensacola's average of 28.1 shots per game this season.

The Ice Flyers were led by Joe Caveney, who had two goals and one assist. Caveney scored the first of his two goals at 17:22 into the first period to make the score 2-0 Pensacola. Joshua Turnbull picked up the assist. Caveney's next tally made the score 7-1 Pensacola with 1:39 left in the third period. Ryan Salvis assisted on the tally. Pensacola additionally got points from Salvis, who also finished with two goals and one assist to lead the team in points and Corey Banfield, who also registered one goal and one assist. Pensacola also got a goal from Adam Pawlick as well. Other players who recorded assists for Pensacola were Steve Bergin, who had two and Keegan Flaherty, Justin Alonzo, Brett Lutes, and John Dunbar, who contributed one a piece.

The Havoc did not reach the goal total they have come to expect this season. Huntsville averages 3.5 goals per game. The Havoc's offense rang up 32 shots on Pensacola's net.

Huntsville was led by Eric Alexander, who dished out one assist.

The Ice Flyers registered one goal on four power play opportunities. Jesse Kallechy rejected 34 shots on goal for the Havoc. Huntsville totaled 17 minutes in penalty time with six minors and one major and went 1-for-5 on the power play.

 

Sunday, February 16 - Knoxville 3, Huntsville 2

HUNTSVILLE, AL - The Knoxville Ice Bears gutted out a close 3-2 win against the Huntsville Havoc.

Each team kept the other at bay throughout the game, and David Segal secured the win for Knoxville with a goal in the third period.

The Ice Bears were sparked by Segal, who finished with one goal. Segal scored 4:42 into the third period to make the score 3-2 Knoxville. Brady Vandenberk picked up the assist.

Knoxville's offense was clicking better than usual and put 32 shots on goal during the game, better than the 23.1 shots per game it averages.

Others who scored for Knoxville included Andrew Dovey and Eric Satim, who scored one goal each. In addition, Knoxville received assists from Jason Price, Peter Neal, and Ben Souders, who contributed one a piece.

Huntsville put up an impenetrable defensive front on the penalty kill, and did not allow the Ice Bears to score on any of their four power plays.

The Havoc were helped by Justin Cseter, who had one goal. Cseter scored on the power play 19:52 into the second period to make the score 2-2. Huntsville had gained a power play chance when Jeremy Klaver was whistled for cross checking. Stuart Stefan provided the assist. Leland Fidler also scored for Huntsville. More assists for Huntsville came via Kyle Frieday and Nick Lazorko, who each chipped in one.

Knoxville's Cody Rosen stopped 23 shots out of the 25 that he faced. The Ice Bears ended with 19 minutes in penalty time with two minors and one major. Kevin Genoe recorded 29 saves for the Havoc. Huntsville totaled 13 minutes in penalty time with four minors and one major and went 1-for-3 on the power play.

 

Three Stars of the Week

#1 Nick Lazorko - LW (1 goal, 2 assists)

#2 Stuart Stefan - D (2 assists)

#3 Eric Alexander - RW (2 assists)

 

Practice Schedule

Monday, February 17th - VBC - 10:00

Tuesday, February 18th - VBC - 10:00

Wednesday, February 19th - VBC - 10:00

 

Transactions

DATE

TRANSACTION

02/15/14

Parkhouse, Branden (RW) signed contract

02/13/14

Harris, Josh (C) loaned to Arizona (CHL)

02/10/14

Schoeneberger, Ben (RW) signed 3 game tryout

 

Upcoming Games

Thursday, February 20th vs Fayetteville FireAntz - 7:30

Friday, February 21st at Mississippi RiverKings - 7:05

Saturday, February 22nd vs Mississippi RiverKings - 2:00

 

Upcoming Promotions

Thursday, February 20th 7:30 vs Fayetteville FireAntz

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

 

Saturday, February 22nd 2:00pm vs Mississippi RiverKings

Kemp's Flooring & FOX54 present 4th Annual Wiener Dog Races. Havoc players will wear special jerseys that will be auctioned off right after the game. Landers McLarty Nissan presents 'Hockey Afternoon in Huntsville.' Fans can enjoy $2.00 beers, hot dogs & sodas all game long.

 

SPHL Standings

TEAM

GP

W

L

OTL

PTS

PCT

GF

GA

PIM

HOME

AWAY

Pensacola

44

27

13

4

58

.659

160

117

799

15-7-3

12-6-1

Louisiana

43

27

13

3

57

.663

150

137

801

15-7-0

12-6-3

Mississippi RiverKings

42

24

15

3

51

.607

135

113

785

12-5-3

12-10-0

Peoria

41

23

14

4

50

.610

116

112

681

14-6-2

9-8-2

Huntsville

42

23

16

3

49

.583

146

125

776

15-5-0

8-11-3

Mississippi Surge

42

19

20

3

41

.488

108

135

684

9-10-1

10-10-2

Knoxville

40

17

18

5

39

.488

104

118

842

10-10-2

7-8-3

Columbus

40

17

20

3

37

.463

126

130

1001

8-9-1

9-11-2

Bloomington

42

16

24

2

34

.405

105

146

1112

8-11-0

8-13-2

Fayetteville

40

15

21

4

34

.425

103

120

746

9-11-0

6-10-4

 

Updated Player Stats

Huntsville Havoc

#

PLAYER

P

GP

G

A

PTS

+/-

PIM

PP

PPA

SH

SHA

GWG

SHOTS

S%

 

24

Gurtler, Mike  

RW

42

15

29

44

+17

24

5

6

0

0

3

121

.124

 

7

Stefan, Stuart  

D

42

15

22

37

+21

20

3

10

0

0

3

97

.155

 

22

Lazorko, Nick  

LW

42

23

12

35

+17

22

1

0

1

0

6

189

.122

 

10

Cseter, Justin  

C

42

8

24

32

+11

40

2

4

0

1

0

89

.090

 

9

Osman, Dominic  

LW

42

10

16

26

-10

44

2

8

0

1

1

117

.085

 

6

Fidler, Leland  

D

42

7

19

26

+15

40

2

6

0

1

1

127

.055

 

12

Ortiz, Ray  

RW

42

8

13

21

+8

16

1

0

2

0

0

89

.090

 

14

Perry, Brandon  

C

32

5

7

12

-2

50

0

1

0

0

0

26

.192

 

41

Singleton, Matt  

D

41

4

8

12

-11

39

2

0

0

0

0

33

.121

 

44

Kurceba, Paul  

D

32

2

8

10

-1

52

1

3

0

2

1

48

.042

 

 

     (TOTALS)  

 

34

2

9

11

-2

74

1

3

0

2

1

51

.039

 

67

Alexander, Eric  

RW

15

4

5

9

0

34

1

1

0

0

3

36

.111

 

25

Harff, Scott  

D

42

3

5

8

-6

45

0

0

0

0

0

34

.088

 

8

Cannata, Sam  

D

42

0

7

7

+13

111

0

0

0

0

0

27

.000

 

20

Frieday, Kyle  

D

23

2

4

6

+5

2

0

1

0

0

1

23

.087

 

4

Parkhouse, Branden  

RW

2

0

0

0

-5

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

.000

 

 

     (TOTALS)  

 

16

0

4

4

-7

12

0

1

0

0

0

33

.000

 

18

Schoeneberger, Ben  

RW

9

1

0

1

-7

9

0

0

0

0

0

18

.056

 

 

     (TOTALS)  

 

25

1

2

3

-11

51

0

0

0

0

0

50

.020

 

16

Sawyer, Brock  

D

13

0

2

2

0

6

0

0

0

0

0

9

.000

 

 

     (TOTALS)  

 

19

0

2

2

-4

10

0

0

0

0

0

12

.000

 

35

Kallechy, Jesse  

G

25

0

0

0

-1

8

0

0

0

0

0

0

.000

 

1

Genoe, Kevin  

G

19

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 Harris, Josh  

C

39

16

21

37

+9

47

4

6

0

0

2

112

.143

     
 

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:

-

42

146

244

390

+55

776

33

60

4

7

23

1388

.105

     

#

GOALIES

GP

MIN

W

L

OTL

SO

GA

GAA

SV

SV%

 

           

35

Kallechy, Jesse 

25

1433:45

14

8

2

3

66

2.76

638

.906

 

           

1

Genoe, Kevin 

19

1105:29

9

8

1

1

53

2.88

475

.900

 

           

 

TOTALS:

42

-

23

16

3

4

125

2.98

1113

.899

 

           
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