Dropping The Gloves with Billy Siers

Former Mississippi Surge, Elmira Jackals, and Battlecreek Revolution tough guy, Billy Siers, joins us for a Q&A. Q: After playing two professional seasons. what was your most memorable fight? A: There is not one specifically – But since I have to pick one, maybe (Kevin) Fukala on breast cancer night since it was kinda crazy..…

Dutch International Joins Surge

It appears that Nijmegen, NED native, Mitch Bruijsten, has joined the Mississippi Surge from Eaters Geleen of the Dutch Eredivisie. Bruijsten lead Geleen in scoring with 57 points last season. The six foot, four inch forward also finished 9th in league scoring. Outside of league play, Bruijsten played internationally for The Netherlands in Sochi Olympic…

Mississippi Surge Returning Players

Kiefer Smiley: The toughest goalie in hockey (four fighting majors in two seasons) returns for his third consecutive season with the Surge. Reid Edmondson: The 6’3, 220lb power-forward will be returning for his second season with the Surge. Edmondson joined the team at the midway point of last year’s campaign. Despite only playing in 22…

Surge Training Camp Roster Released

The Mississippi Surge have released their training camp roster for the 2013-2014 season: Goalies: Kiefer Smiley – 6’0, 187lbs Mathieu Dugas – 6’0, 180lbs Defensemen: Mike Looby – 6’0. 197lbs Brandon Greenside – 5’9, 188lbs Adam Feniak – 6’1, 180lbs Stefan Virtanen – 6’2, 190lbs Zach Hale – 6’1, 215lbs Zach Hepler – 5’10. 179lbs…

Dukes Up For Huntsville

It was announced yesterday that the Huntsville Havoc have signed veteran tough guy Mark Cody. Cody is coming off of three season in the CHL and ECHL with the Evansville Icemen. The six-foot, one-inch forward has amassed 559 penalty minutes in his professional career, while picking up 57 fighting majors. ¬†With the departure of Chapen…

SPHL All-Star Game?

I was just reading an article about the AHL’s new all-star game format. The AHL all-stars will play a different team (not their all-stars) from Europe each season. This provides exposure for both leagues and I feel like it will be a good thing. This made me question why there is no all-star game in…

What Could Be Better?

Your team has a two goal lead on aggregate heading into the second leg of your Champions League qualifying round. Now, you’re back at home, and you’ve scored another goal to increase the lead. Suddenly, the team implodes and lets in three goals. Your supporters are going through fits of disbelief and rage. The manager…