We sit in a scary spot, ask Dayton. In 2015 they not only lost there team, they lost their building. We cannot let that happen in Flint. Continue reading GUEST COLUMN: IHL Commissioner Drake MacKenzie wonders, Is Flint Hockey Dead?
Last year we wrote a piece that looked at what type of towns the FHL and SPHL should be targeting for future expansion teams, noting that for the FHL they should probably never look at a town of less than 25,000 people. Well 36 years ago, a tiny mountain town of just over 2,000 people became the most unlikely home of a pro hockey team … Continue reading How a town of 2,000 people got a pro hockey team: The story of the Pinebridge Bucks
One of the stranger things that a few FHL and SPHL fans seem to clamor for, with hopes that it would elevate the play in their respective leagues, is that a full baseball-like system could be put into place, with teams in the FHL and SPHL getting NHL affiliation. Continue reading Here’s why the FHL and SPHL will never be affiliated with NHL teams
The Carolina Thunderbirds and Port Huron Prowlers shook things up Wednesday morning with a three-player swap. Continue reading WE HAVE A TRADE! Port Huron sends defenseman to Carolina for two forwards
You couldn’t have a “traditional” draft like we think of when we think of what the NHL or NFL Drafts are like, because no offense, but top prospects aren’t coming to play in the SPHL. Continue reading Let’s try to figure out how a SPHL Draft would work