Pensacola Ends Knoxville’s Season 4-2.
May 7, 2021
Knoxville’s remarkable season came to an abrupt end, as Pensacola closed out the first round playoff series 4-2. Scott Cuthrell and Anthony McVeigh had given the Bears a 2-1 lead going into the third period. But Pensacola scored two goals in a minute and a half in the third to cruise to the win.
Knoxville drops First Game of Playoffs 5-2.
May 5, 2021
Pensacola dominated the second period with 3 unanswered goals to breeze to a 5-2 win in the first game of the playoffs. Austyn Plevy and Johnny Curran had briefly given the Bears the lead with back to back goals in the first. Peter Di Salvo stopped 20 of 21 in relief of Austyn Roudebush. Game Summary.
Knoxville Beats Macon 3-0 in Home Finale.
April 20, 2021
In a tune-up for the playoffs, the Ice Bears Dominated Macon 3-0 in the season home finale. Kenton Helgesen had an assist and a rink-long EN. Brady Fleurent Jacob Benson had a goal apiece. Austyn Roudebush stopped all 28 shots he faced. Game Summary.
Bears win 8-5 Shootout with Bulls.
April 17, 2021
It was like an old west shootout on Wiener Dog Night, as the Ice Bears bested Birmingham 8-5. Josh Thrower threw down and 8 different Ice Bears had goals. Peter Di Salvo and Austyn Roudebush combined for 18 saves. Game Summary.
Macon Beats Knoxville 2-1 In Overtime Heartbreaker
April 13, 2021
Macon scored 35 seconds into the overtime to win 2-1 on $2 Tuesday, sending Knoxville to its 5th straight loss. Jacob Benson had the lone Knoxville goal. Peter Di Salvo stopped 25/27 shots in the loss. Game Summary.
Transaction Report- Porter/Timofeyev.
April 12, 2021
Knoxville has added (G) Cody Porter on a Standard Player Contract. Cody rejoins the Ice Bears after spending parts of the last two seasons in Knoxville. He most recently played this season with Zaglebie Sosnowiec in Poland. (F) Stepan Timofeyev has been placed on waivers.
Huntsville Snaps Knoxville’s Home Win Streak at 12.
April 3, 2021
Huntsville snapped Knoxville’s home win streak at 12 on Wizard Night. Mathew Barnaby scored at 1:12 of overtime to give Huntsville the 4-3 win. Knoxville had fought back from a 3-1 deficit on goals by Mathieu Roy and Jacob Benson to knot the game. Game Summary.
Knoxville’s Austyn Roudebush Named Warrior Hockey/Sphl Player of the Month.
April 1, 2021
The Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) today announced that goaltender Austyn Roudebush of the Knoxville Ice Bears has been named the Warrior Hockey/SPHL Player of the Month for March. Roudebush went 8-1-0 for the month, posting a 1.20 goals-against average, a 0.959 save percentage.
Bears End March Like a Lion.
March 27, 2021
The Ice Bears roared out of March with a 3-0 win in Huntsville. Johnny Curran scored twice to front Peter DiSalvo’s 33 saves. The win makes Di Salvo the career leader in SPHL history. A look back at a magical month of March for the Ice Bears: 12 games; 11-1-0 record; 6-0-0 at home; 4-1-0 on the road; 40 goals for; 17 goals against;
Bears Run Past Bulls 4-2.
March 26, 2021
The Bears claimed another 4-2 win over Birmingham on Dino Races Night. Scott Cuthrell scored for the second straight night to go along with Jacob Benson’s pair of tallies. Peter Di Salvo tied for the all time lead in career SPHL wins. Game Summary.
Throwback Throw Down.
March 25, 2021
Mathieu Roy scored 44 seconds in and Scott Cuthrell added a goal in his first game back to pace Knoxville to a 4-2 win over Birmingham. Peter Di Salvo Stopped 15/17 shots. Game Summary.
March 20, 2021
Brett Beauvais took a pass from Mathieu Roy and buried the game winner with 18 seconds left in OT to lift the Bears to a 3-2 win over Birmingham. Roy and Jacob Benson had tied it with 3rd period goals a minute apart. The tenth consecutive win is a franchise record for Knoxville. Game Summary.
Bears Ride Roudebush to Eight Game Streak.
March 14, 2021
Austyn Roudebush stopped 48 of 49 shots, plus all five in the shootout, to pace the Ice Bears to a 2-1 win in Pensacola. Andrew McLean got the only shootout goal for his second game winner in as many nights. The Ice Bears have now won eight straight.