PENSACOLA, Fla. (November 2, 2018) – The Pensacola Ice Flyers fell 5-2 to the Huntsville Havoc on Friday night. The Ice Flyers goals were scored by Brian Bowen and Brett D’Andrea. The Havoc goals were scored by Derek Perl, Rob Darrar and Ryan Salkeld. Connor Schmidt scored twice.
Brian Bowen tallied his third goal of the season on the power play at 11:28 in the first. He was assisted by Nathan Bruyere and Ryan Marcuz. Less than four minutes later at 15:14 Brett D’Andrea scored on a pass from Brant Sherwood. It was his first professional goal.
Derek Perl put Huntsville on the board with an unassisted goal at 9:24 in the second. Rob Darrar tied the game at 13:12. He was assisted by Brad Kobryn and Trever Gerling. At 16:36 Connor Schmidt scored on the power play with assists coming from Christian Powers and Nolan Kaiser. Peter Sikalis and Stephen Hrehoriak assisted on Ryan Salkeld’s goal 49 seconds later. A minute and a half later Connor Schmidt scored the fifth unanswered goal for the Havoc. He was assisted by Nolan Kaiser and Sy Nutkevitch.
Neither team was able to score in the third. The Ice Flyers outshot the Havoc 9 to 5.
Brett D’Andrea’s goal was the first of his professional career.
Thank you fans! On the first night of the Toy Drive we collected 155 toys to donate to Gulf Coast Kid’s House! Keep bringing toys over the next three home games (listed below) to be entered to win Ice Flyers prizes like a meet and greet with your favorite player, a full team autographed hat, or a free stack of chuck-a-pucks!
Next Friday, November 9 the Ice Flyers will travel to Huntsville to play the Havoc. The game starts at 7:00 CST and can be watched by subscribing to SPHL Live!
On Saturday, November 10 the Ice Flyers will return home to play the Havoc on Veterans Appreciation Night. Center Ice Tickets are 35% off for military veterans and their families at the Bay Center Box Office.
Friends and Family Night is back on Friday, November 16 at 7:35 p.m.! Buy your ticket packages at https://pensacolaiceflyers.com/product-category/ticket-packages/. Over $180 value for only $60! Packages include four (4) Center Ice Tickets ($80 value), four (4) Ice Flyers Hats ($80 value), and a voucher from one of our local sponsors.
Small dog races are back! Register your dog for the small dog races on Nick Jr. Night featuring Paw Patrol on November 17 at 7:05 p.m.! Any dog under 15 pounds is able to race! Register them now at https://pensacolaiceflyers.com/smalldogs/. The players will be wearing specialty Paw Patrol jerseys.