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Huntsville Havoc
Huntsville havoc
City: Huntsville, Alabama, USA
League: Southern Professional Hockey League
Founded: 2004
Home Arena: Von Braun Center (2004-06)
CenturyTel Ice at the Von Braun Center (2007-Present)
Colors: Red & Black
Owner(s): HSV Sports, LLC
General Manager: Kevin Walker
Head Coach: 2004 - 2008 John Gibson
2008 - Present Eric Soltys

The Huntsville Havoc are a professional ice hockey team in the Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL). They play their home games at the Von Braun Center in downtown Huntsville, Alabama, USA.

History

The team began play in the 2004-05 season, following the defunct Huntsville Channel Cats (SEHL). The team was coached by the former coach of the Channel Cats John Gibson from the 2004-05 season till after the 2007-08 season. The team has made the postseason in each of the first 3 seasons of it's existence, losing a one-game playoff to the Jacksonville Barracudas in 2005 and being defeated two games to none by the Florida Seals in the second round of playoffs in 2006 after knocking off the defending champion Columbus Cottonmouths in three games in the opening round. In 2007 The Havoc was swept out of the playoffs by the eventual champions The Fayetteville FireAntz. The Havoc failed to make the playoffs in 2008.

Year-by-year record

Year League GP W L T OTL Pts Pct GF GA PIM Coach Result
2004-05 SPHL 56 29 27 0 0 58 0.518 183 181 1542 John Gibson lost in round 1
2005-06 SPHL 56 32 21 0 3 67 0.571 203 186 1905 John Gibson lost in round 2
2006-07 SPHL 56 29 23 0 4 62 0.554 221 210 2108 John Gibson lost in round 1
2007-08 SPHL 52 23 27 0 2 48 0.462 195 211 1415 John Gibson Out of Playoffs

Attendance

SeasonTotalGamesAverageLeague Average
2004-05 75,978 28 2,713 2,440
2005-06 87,871 28 3,138 2,720
2006-07 109,615 28 3,914 2,985
2007-08 99,672 26 3,833 2,969

Roster

Huntsville Havoc Roster 2009-10
# Nat Player Pos S/G Age Acquired Birthplace
4 Flag of the United States Falco, PaulPaul Falco

F R 39 Jan 2009 Wolfeboro, New Hampshire
7 Flag of Canada Sicard, DennisDennis Sicard

F R 35 Mar 2009 Cobourg, Ontario
10 Flag of Canada Foote, JordanJordan Foote

F L 35 SoS 2009 Edmonton, Alberta
11 Flag of Canada MacDonald, MichaelMichael MacDonald

F L 36 SoS 2009 New Glasgow, Nova Scotia
12 Flag of the United States Ortiz, RayRay Ortiz

F R 36 SoS 2008 Dorchester, Massachusetts
14 Flag of the United States Monroe, NickNick Monroe

F L 34 SoS 2009 Groton, Massachusetts
16 Flag of the United States Radovich, B JB J Radovich

F R 37 Nov 2008 Hermantown, Minnesota
18 Flag of Canada Carter, MikeMike Carter

F R 40 SoS 2009 Cambridge, Ontario
22 Flag of Canada Beirnes, JeremyJeremy Beirnes

F L 32 SoS 2009 Edson, Alberta
37 Flag of Canada Kauffeldt, TravisTravis Kauffeldt

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F L 35 SoS 2006 Bancroft, Ontario
82 Flag of Canada Rohr, JustinJustin Rohr

F L 38 Mar 2009 Lloydminster, Alberta
5 Flag of Canada Myers, ChrisChris Myers

F 34 Dec 2009 Wallaceburg, Ontario
6 Flag of Canada White, JeffJeff White

D 44 SoS 2009 Mississauga, Ontario
8 Flag of the Czech Republic Lukacovic, AdamAdam Lukacovic

D L 34 SoS 2009 Kopřivnice, Czech Republic
15 Flag of Canada McCreary, BillBill McCreary

D L 38 Mar 2007 Southampton, Ontario
32 Flag of Slovakia Kubaliak, MartinMartin Kubaliak

D R 35 SoS 2006 Zvolen, Slovakia
67 Flag of Canada Petiot, DeanDean Petiot

D L 33 SoS 2009 Daysland, Alberta
1 Flag of Canada Sibbald, MarkMark Sibbald

G R 36 SoS 2009 Ridgeway, Ontario
31 Flag of Canada McWhinney, DanDan McWhinney

G R 35 SoS 2009 Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
9 Flag of the United States Hill, JasonJason Hill

F 36 Dec 2009 Niagara Falls, New York

Last updated December 28, 2009 SoS - Start of Season

Team records

through 2006-07 season

Single season

Goals: 34 Bill Monkman (05-06)
Assists: 52 James Patterson (06-07)
Points: 78 James Patterson (06-07)
Penalty Minutes: 396 Luke Phillips (05-06)
GAA: 2.75 Matt Carmichael (05-06)
SV%: .921 Matt Carmichael (04-05)

Retired numbers

Retired Numbers

# Name Retired
33 Mike Degurse Channel Cats 1996-00, 03-04, Havoc 04-06, 06-07 (wearing 28) November 4, 2006

Honored numbers

The following numbers were retired by the Huntsville Channel Cats. The numbers are still being honored by the Huntsville Havoc as no player has been issued the numbers.

# Name Retired
21 Phil Daigle Channel Cats 1995-99, Tornado 2000-01 November 8, 2003
23 John Gibson Channel Cats 1995-00, (Coach) 2003-04, Havoc (Coach) 2004-08 November 8, 2003
30 Derek Puppa Channel Cats 1996-97, 1998-99 End of the 1999 season
and again on November 8, 2003
17 Chris George Channel Cats 1996-00, Tornado 2000-01 January 4, 2004

External links


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High Level: American Hockey League
Mid Level: ECHLCentral Hockey LeagueInternational Hockey League
Low Level: Mid-Atlantic Hockey LeagueSouthern Professional Hockey League
Semi-Professional: North Eastern Hockey League
Collegiate: National Collegiate Athletic Association
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