This is the 2018-19 Southern Professional Hockey League season. This is the league's 14th season.
- The franchise rights of the former Louisiana IceGators were awarded to a new team to be based out of the TaxSlayer Center in Moline, Illinois. The team is replacing the former Quad City Mallards franchise of the ECHL as that team had announced they were ceasing operations in the ECHL at the end of the 2017-18 season.
- On May 24, 2018 the Mississippi RiverKings announced they were suspending operations for the 2018-19 season. The league is seeking new ownership in the hopes of bringing the organization back for 2019-20.
|Knoxville Ice Bears||56||29||22||5||169||166||63|
|Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs||56||28||24||4||168||177||60|
|Pensacola Ice Flyers||56||26||24||6||143||150||58|
|Quad City Storm||56||18||33||5||143||197||41|
The top eight teams qualify. All rounds are best-of-three.
- Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs defeated Peoria Rivermen 2 games to none
- Knoxville Ice Bears defeated Macon Mayhem 2 games to none
- Birmingham Bulls defeated Fayetteville Marksmen 2 games to 1
- Huntsville Havoc defeated Pensacola Ice Flyers 2 games to 1
- Birmingham Bulls defeated Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs 2 games to 1
- Huntsville Havoc defeated Knoxville Ice Bears 2 games to none