Category Archives: Knoxville Ice Bears News

Ice Bears Sign Jeff Carr to Extension, Through 2021

Knoxville Ice Bears President and GM, Mike Murray, announced Thursday the organization has signed head coach Jeff Carr to a three-year contract extension. “Since his hiring last July, Jeff has brought a wealth of professionalism to the organization and created a culture which demands a fast, physical, and entertaining brand of hockey our fans have…MORE

RiverKings Suspend Operations for 18-19

HUNTERSVILLE, NC (May 24, 2018) – The Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) on Thursday announced the Mississippi RiverKings will be suspending play for the 2018-2019 season.MORE

SPHL Add Quad City, 18-19 Season

HUNTERSVILLE, NC (May 23, 2018) – The Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) today announced that it will be expanding to Moline, IL, whose team will take to the ice as Quad City for the 2018-2019 season.MORE

Ice Bears Fall to Rivermen in SPHL Semi-Final

  Knoxville, TN (April 20, 2018) – Tyler Parks posted a 33 save shutout to guide the Peoria Rivermen to a 4-0 win over the Knoxville Ice Bears for a two-game series sweep in the SPHL semifinals. The Rivermen advance to their third consecutive President’s Cup final. They were swept in each of the past…MORE

Berkley Scott named SPHL Most Valuable Player

Huntersville, NC (April 20, 2018) – The Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) on Friday announced that Berkley Scott of the Knoxville Ice Bears has been selected as the 2017-2018 SPHL Most Valuable Player.  The SPHL Most Valuable Player award is presented annually to the player selected to be the most valuable to his team as determined in a vote in a…MORE

Ice Bears to Semifinals, Versus Peoria

Knoxville, TN – The SPHL announced the schedule for the President’s Cup Semi Finals series between the Knoxville Ice Bears and the Peoria Rivermen. The Ice Bears will travel to open the best-of-3 set Wednesday night at 8:15 EST at Carver Arena, in Peoria, IL.  MORE

Ice Bears Sweep Pensacola with 3OT Win

Knoxville, TN (April 15, 2018) Lawrence Cornellier scored at 9:01 of the third overtime and the Knoxville Ice Bears beat the Pensacola Ice Flyers 4-3 to sweep their first round series 2-0 and advance to the President’s Cup semifinals. Zoltan Hetenyi made 46 saves for Knoxville. Brian Billet stopped 62 shots for the Ice Flyers.…MORE

Ice Bears Challenged by Ice Flyers

KNOXVILLE, TENN (April 8, 2018) – The #3 seeded Pensacola Ice Flyers have challenged the #5 seeded Knoxville Ice Bears in the Challenge Round of the 2018 SPHL President’s Cup playoffs.    MORE

Ice Bears Finish Regular Season in Thrilling Fashion

  Knoxville, TN (April 7, 2018) Ice Bears rally, defeat Ice Flyers in shootout Sean Robertson scored the game-winning goal in the ninth round of the shootout and the Knoxville Ice Bears erased a two-goal deficit in the third period to defeat the Pensacola Ice Flyers 4-3 on Saturday if front of ruckus crowd of…MORE

Ice Bears Grounded by Ice Flyers

  Knoxville, TN (April 6, 2018) Nathan Bruyere scored with 9:26 remaining and the Pensacola Ice Flyers hung on to defeat the Knoxville Ice Bears 2-1 on Friday night at the Knoxville Civic Coliseum. The loss snaps a six-game win streak at home for Knoxville. The Ice Bears also went 0-7 on the power play.…MORE

Challenge Round Jersey Auction

Through an exclusive partnership with OT Sports Powered by Auction Frogs, fans will be able to bid on limited-edition, team-signed SPHL Challenge Round jerseys.MORE

Ice Bears Dominate Thunderbolts 5-0

  Knoxville, TN (March 31, 2018) Eliot Grauer and Evan Neugold each scored twice and Troy Davenport posted a 14-save shutout as Knoxville beat Evansville 5-0 on Saturday at the Knoxville Civic Coliseum. Kevin Swider also scored the Ice Bears. Swider also had an assist. Neugold added an assist to close out his three-point night.…MORE



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