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Berkley Scott named SPHL Most Valuable Player

04/20/2018 8:13 AM -

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 vote of league coaches, general managers and media representatives.

Macon’s Jake Trask finished second in the voting.

Scott captured the Kevin Swider Leading Scorer Award, leading the SPHL with 70 points. Scott also tied for the league-lead with three shorthanded assists, was second in assists (44) and shots on goal (229) and had the SPHL’s fifth-best plus-minus rating at +25.

SPHL Most Valuable Player Award Winners
2017-18 - Berkley Scott, Knoxville Ice Bears
2016-17 - Sean Bonar, Fayetteville FireAntz
2015-16 - Garrett Bartus, Macon Mayhem
2014-15 - Matt Gingera, Columbus Cottonmouths
2013-14 - Shawn McNeil, Louisiana IceGators
2012-13 - Josh McQuade, Fayetteville FireAntz
2011-12 - Kevin Swider, Knoxville Ice Bears
2010-11 - Matt Auffrey, Augusta RiverHawks
2009-10 - Rob Sich, Fayetteville FireAntz
2008-09 - Travis Kauffeldt, Huntsville Havoc
2007-08 - Kevin Swider, Knoxville Ice Bears
2006-07 - Rob Sich, Fayetteville FireAntz
2005-06 - Matt Carmichael, Huntsville Havoc
2004-05 - Kevin Swider, Knoxville Ice Bears

The Knoxville Ice Bears are hosting the #1 seed Peoria Rivermen in game two of the SPHL Semi-Final round.  First 500 fans in attendance will receive FREE play-off T-Shirt courtesy of TCS of Tennessee and WATE 6 on Your Side.  Tickets are available at www.ticketmaster.com or through the Knoxville Civic Coliseum box office.  Puck drop is at 7:35 tonight.

ABOUT The Knoxville Ice Bears: The Knoxville Ice Bears organization began in 2002 and was an inaugural charter member of the Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) in 2004. As four-time SPHL Champions, the Ice Bears are an experienced and established organization, offering the city and its’ visitors a balanced product of highlight-reel hockey, unique and exciting intermission activity and endless fan interaction, presenting the most affordable, family-friendly way to enjoy sports and entertainment.

 

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About Icebears

The Knoxville Ice Bears organization began in 2002 and was an inaugural charter member of the Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) in 2004. As four-time SPHL Champions, the Ice Bears are an experienced and established organization, offering the city and its visitors a balanced product of highlight-reel hockey, unique and exciting intermission activity and endless fan interaction, presenting the most affordable, family-friendly way to enjoy sports and entertainment.

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