Thunderbolts Host Marksmen for First Responders, Nickelodeon Nights
February 1, 2023 — Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) — Evansville Thunderbolts press release
Evansville, In.: After splitting their two games against Macon Mayhem last weekend, the Thunderbolts are now turning their focus to next Friday and Saturday night’s games at the Ford Center against the Fayetteville Marksmen.
Week in review:
The Thunderbolts had two separate leads in Friday’s game with goals from Bryan Etter and Brendan Harrogate, but a 2-1 lead in the last three minutes was reversed when Macon scored twice in under a minute to tie the Thunderbolts to the back shock and defeat them 3-2 .Evansville retaliated 8-2 against Mayhem on Saturday. Mathieu Cloutier scored twice while Andrew Shewfelt, Joseph Leonidas, Cameron Cook, Kyle Thacker, Brett Radford and Harrogate scored once each.
The Thunderbolts host the Fayetteville Marksmen this Friday and Saturday night at the Ford Center, with both games starting at 7:00 p.m. CT. Friday is Hoosier Lottery/First Responders Night, where first responders (with ID) and up to 5 guests each will be eligible for $7 special tickets. Saturday is Nickelodeon Night with special Nickelodeon jerseys up for auction after the game. Saturday’s game also has a special $80 family deal that includes 4 tickets and $40 in concession coupons. For tickets To get to this weekend’s games, call (812)422-BOLT (2658), visit EvansvilleThunderbolts.com, or visit the Ford Center Ticket Office.
The Thunderbolts home stand closes at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, February 10 when they host the Quad City Storm for College Night. More details on special ticket offers and game features coming soon.
Record: 15-17-3, 33 points, 8th place
Top scorer: Brian Bowen (16 goals)
Leading Scorer: Brian Bowen (35 points)
Primary Goalie: Jason Pawloski (9-12-0, .914 save%)
Thunderbolt’s 21-22 record against FAY: 0-0-0 (not met in 2021-22)
The Marksmen were defeated in their 3-game home streak against the Peoria Rivermen, starting with a 3-2 loss on Friday night with goals from Brian Bowen and Bryan Moore that gave the Marksmen a 2-1 lead before Peoria came back two Goals in the third period. On Saturday, the Marksmen were defeated 4-1, with Austin Alger scoring their only goal. Fayetteville led 3-0 on Sunday with goals from Alger, Nick Mangone and Vincenzo Renda before the Rivermen charged back three unanswered goals to force overtime, where Peoria scored again at 2:44 into overtime to tie the win with a 4-3 win to complete.
– Chase Perry – Allen Americans (formerly Greenville) – ECHL
– Greenville: 2GP, 1-0-1, 1.93 GAA, 0.944 Save%
– Allen: 10GP, 8-2-0, 2.43 GAA, .932 Save %
– Matthew Barron – Trois-Rivières Lions (formerly Indy) – ECHL
– Indy: 4GP, 2G, 1A, 3P, 0PIM
– Trois-Rivières: 13 GP, 1 G, 2 A, 3 P, 2 PIM
– Mike Ferraro – Savannah Ghost Pirates – ECHL
– 6GP, 2G, 2A, 4P, 6PIM
– Dillon Hill – Trois-Rivieres Lions – ECHL
– 4GP, 0G, 1A, 1P, 0PIM
– Cameron Cook – Trois-Rivieres Lions – ECHL
– 0GP, 0G, 0A, 0P, 0PIM
To marry. 2/1: G Trevor Gorsuch returned from call-up to ECHL Florida
Mon. 1/30: G Sammy Bernard relinquished
Mon. 01.30.: LW Cameron Cook appointed to the ECHL Trois-Rivières
Tickets for single games, season tickets and group packages are available for this 2022-23 season. Call 812-422-BOLT or visit our brand new website (www.evansvillethunderbolts.com) for more information.
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