Macon Mayhem

    Mayhem Best Havoc in Defensive Duel

    Date:10/19/2019   Source:Macon Mayhem  

      Photo: Bryan Meeks   Wrapping up Home Opening Weekend, the Mayhem defeated the Huntsville Havoc with a sound defensive effort, winning by a 2-1 score on Saturday night.   The Huntsville Havoc found the start they wanted, capitalizing off a turnover and opening the scoring just 19 seconds into the game. Tyler Piacentini stuffed a shot past Kevin Entmaa from the left circle to gi...


    Preview: Mayhem vs. Huntsville Havoc (Game 2)

    Date:10/19/2019   Source:Macon Mayhem  

      Missed Opportunities Missed opportunities were the tale of the tape last night in a game in which the Mayhem easily could have pulled ahead by a large margin. Credit has to be given to Fayetteville’s goaltender, Danny Tirone, who denied 39 of Macon’s 41 shots and turned aside what looked to be sure goals. Jimmy Soper nearly tied a franchise record with 11 shots on net, several ...


    Mayhem Fall in Overtime on Opening Night

    Date:10/18/2019   Source:Macon Mayhem  

      Photo: Bryan Meeks   In front of a raucous opening night crowd to kick off their fifth season in Macon, the Mayhem got off to a strong start but dropped a 3-2 decision in overtime.   The Mayhem fed off the crowd and generated several high-end scoring chances in the first 20 minutes. Josh Koepplinger saw a shot from the left circle trickle through Danny Tirone’s equipment ...


    Preview: Mayhem vs. Fayetteville Marksmen (Game 1)

    Date:10/18/2019   Source:Macon Mayhem  

      A Fifth Season Tonight will be the first time the Mayhem play a game at the Macon Centreplex since April 13th of 2019. More importantly than being simply a contest which the organization has awaited for six months, tonight’s game also marks the home opener for the Mayhem’s Fifth Anniversary Season in Macon. The team has been constructed carefully, the front office has prepared ...


    Mayhem Finalize Opening Night Roster

    Date:10/17/2019   Source:Macon Mayhem  

      With a week of training camp now in the books, the Mayhem coaching staff has made the decisions necessary to trim the roster down to 20 names. These players will represent the Mayhem on Opening Night this Friday, October 18th to kick off the franchise’s fifth anniversary season in Macon.   The pre-season roster was fairly top-heavy, loaded with forwards and a bit lighter on def...


    Mayhem Fall in Pre-Season Exhibition in Birmingham

    Date:10/12/2019   Source:Macon Mayhem  

      Photo: Eric Robbins   The Mayhem fell by a 6-1 final at the Pelham Civic Complex in their lone pre-season game on Saturday night.   Bus legs plagued the Mayhem for the first few minutes of the tilt, as the Mayhem went to back-to-back penalty kills early on. Stepan Timofeyev was found guilty of high-sticking, and Evan Mackintosh was sent to the box for hooking. The penalties lef...


    Preview: Mayhem @ Birmingham Bulls (Pre-Season)

    Date:10/12/2019   Source:Macon Mayhem  

      A Welcome Challenge Tonight’s pre-season matchup against the Birmingham Bulls is an opportunity the Mayhem are yearning to use to their advantage. It has been six months since the Mayhem have played in a game, and far longer since they’ve played a pre-season game. Last year’s exhibition tilt against the Fayetteville Marksmen was cancelled due to inclement weather, and the...


    2019-20 Training Camp Roster Announced

    Date:10/09/2019   Source:Macon Mayhem  

      The Macon Mayhem have announced their 24-man training camp roster, which will hit the ice for the first time today, October 9th. The group includes 12 forwards, 9 defensemen, and 3 goaltenders. Several of the players who were signed to tryouts during the off-season are currently in ECHL training camps, and may or may not return to Macon depending on whether they are able to cra...


    Mayhem Sign Josh Koepplinger to Training Camp

    Date:09/06/2019   Source:Macon Mayhem  

      The Macon Mayhem have added another piece to their training camp roster, signing forward Josh Koepplinger to a tryout for the 2019-20 season.   The 6’1, 200 pound winger plans to begin his first full professional season in Macon after appearing in 11 games in February and March. He had been working towards his Biology degree at Lawrence University when he joined the Mayhem, and...


    Mayhem Add Jarret Kup to Training Camp Roster

    Date:09/04/2019   Source:Macon Mayhem  

      The Macon Mayhem have continued to fill out their training camp roster for the 2019-20 season, signing defenseman Jarret Kup to a tryout.   Kup was a workhorse on the blue line for the Mayhem during the 2018-19 season, suiting up for all but one game throughout the entire campaign. His 55 games played led all Mayhem defensemen. Among all blue-liners, the 26-year-old trailed only Kris...


    Mayhem Announce 2019-20 Promotional Schedule

    Date:08/30/2019   Source:Macon Mayhem  

      The Mayhem have announced their promotional schedule for the 2019-20 season. As per usual, all 28 regular season home games will have a unique promotion which varies from game to game. Three dates yet remain unnamed, but will be announced shortly. The 2019-20 promotions are listed below.   Friday, 10/18/19 – Opening Night Saturday, 10/19/19 – Zombieland Night Friday,...


    Marcus Ortiz Signs Training Camp Tryout

    Date:08/20/2019   Source:Macon Mayhem  

      The Mayhem have inked another returner to their training camp roster, signing forward Marcus Ortiz to a tryout for the 2019-20 season.   Ortiz joined the Mayhem in late March of last season after they claimed him off waivers for their playoff push. He strengthened the team’s right flank and served an important role for the Mayhem as a gritty forward with high scoring upside. Du...


    Larry Smith Signs on to Training Camp

    Date:08/19/2019   Source:Macon Mayhem  

      The Mayhem have made another upgrade to their blue line, acquiring defenseman Larry Smith to their training camp roster.   Smith spent his first full professional season with the Mayhem in 2018-19 after having just completed a four-year college stint at Niagara University. The Buffalo, NY native quickly made an impression in Macon as an extremely dependable shutdown defenseman. He le...


    Mayhem Sign Former Ice Flyers Captain

    Date:08/16/2019   Source:Macon Mayhem  

      The Mayhem have made a substantial addition to their leadership core, signing center Josh Cousineau to their training camp roster.   Cousineau has been an SPHL iron man since the 2014-15 season, logging 279 career games over the past five years between the Knoxville Ice Bears and the Pensacola Ice Flyers. His team has qualified for the playoffs in all five of his previous seasons, an...


    Mayhem Trade Sutliffe to Thunderbolts

    Date:08/15/2019   Source:Macon Mayhem  

      Photo: Bryan Meeks   The Mayhem have traded the rights of protected list forward Derek Sutliffe to the Evansville Thunderbolts in exchange for Chase Hatcher and future considerations, Head Coach & Director of Hockey Operations Leo Thomas announced today.   Sutliffe (27) had an incredibly consistent season with the Mayhem, dressing for all but one game during 2018-19. He tra...


    Mayhem Ink Goaltender Alex Fotinos

    Date:08/14/2019   Source:Macon Mayhem  

      The Mayhem have added a second goaltender to their training camp roster, signing Alex Fotinos to a tryout for the 2019-20 season.   Fotinos is a Toronto native and played the entirety of his junior hockey career fairly close to home, spending time in multiple Ontario junior leagues. He played the majority of his junior days in the OHL between the Barrie Colts and Windsor Spitfires, b...


    Mike Chemello Signs Training Camp Tryout

    Date:08/13/2019   Source:Macon Mayhem  

      The Mayhem have strengthened their right flank, adding veteran forward Mike Chemello to their training camp roster.   Chemello accumulated 29 games in a Mayhem uniform during the 2018-19 season, scoring 7 points (5 G, 2 A) over that span. He ventured back and forth between Macon and the Elmira Enforcers of the Federal Hockey League, where he had produced at a point-per-game pace (10 ...


    Mayhem Sign Oleg Khalemin to Training Camp

    Date:08/12/2019   Source:Macon Mayhem  

      The Mayhem have shored up their blue line depth, signing defenseman Oleg Khalemin to their 2019 training camp roster.   Khalemin is a native of Vorkuta, Russia and played his youth hockey for Dinamo St. Petersburg. He played two seasons of junior hockey in North America from 2014-2016 before returning to Russia to begin his professional career. He has spent part of the past three sea...


    Stephen Pierog Returns to Mayhem

    Date:08/09/2019   Source:Macon Mayhem  

      Three-year Mayhem veteran and 2017 President’s Cup Champion Stephen Pierog has signed on to the Mayhem’s 2019 Training Camp roster.   Pierog spent the entirety of last season playing for the ECHL’s Greenville Swamp Rabbits under former Mayhem bench boss Kevin Kerr. While there, he tallied 22 points (9 G, 13 A) in 67 games and racked up 68 penalty minutes. It was his...


    Zach Urban Signs on to Training Camp

    Date:08/08/2019   Source:Macon Mayhem  

      The Mayhem have bolstered their blue line with another acquisition, signing veteran defenseman Zach Urban to the training camp roster.   Urban brought more experience to the table than anyone on the Mayhem’s defense corps last season, as the only member with over 30 games played for the organization. The blue line, highlighted by Urban, is already looking much more seasoned at ...


    Mayhem Add Nick Minerva to Training Camp

    Date:08/07/2019   Source:Macon Mayhem  

      The Mayhem have added their third defenseman to the training camp roster, signing Nick Minerva to a tryout for the 2019-20 season.   Minerva was the youngest player on the Mayhem last season, turning 23 years old in February. It was his first professional campaign after he endured a venturesome junior career in which he played in five different leagues in as many years. He settled in...


    Mayhem Trade Klecha's Rights to Quad City

    Date:08/06/2019   Source:Macon Mayhem  

      The Mayhem have traded the rights of protected list forward Dakota Klecha to the Quad City Storm in exchange for future considerations, Head Coach & Director of Hockey Operations Leo Thomas announced today.   “It’s obviously tough whenever you trade a player,” Thomas said. “Our whole organization would like to thank Dakota for the last two years and ...


    Mayhem Secure Cesarz for Training Camp

    Date:08/05/2019   Source:Macon Mayhem  

    The Mayhem have added another forward to their ranks, signing Danny Cesarz to the training camp roster. "It's an uplifting feeling to be coming back to such a cared about organization to play for a coach who has experienced the ups and downs as both a player on the ice and a coach off the ice," Cesarz said. "Leo is someone who you want to win for--night in and night out. He ma...


    Bazevics Signs Training Camp Tryout

    Date:08/02/2019   Source:Macon Mayhem  

      The Mayhem have signed their second defenseman to the training camp roster, adding Kristaps Bazevics to a tryout for the 2019-20 season.   Bazevics will return to Macon in October after playing nearly a full 2018-19 season in Middle Georgia. In 46 games played with the Mayhem last season, the Latvian led the team’s defensemen with 20 points (4G, 16A). It was not his first produ...


    Mayhem Reveal 2019-20 Jerseys

    Date:08/01/2019   Source:Macon Mayhem  

      The Macon Mayhem have revealed their home and away jerseys which they will wear for the 2019-20 season.   As usual, the Mayhem will sport their whites at home during the first half of the season, and will wear their darks on the road. Halfway through the season (roughly around January), it will flip.   “We’re proud to introduce these as our jerseys for our fifth ann...


    Mayhem Ink FHL Rookie of the Year

    Date:07/31/2019   Source:Macon Mayhem  

      Another new recruit will be joining the Mayhem this October for training camp, as forward Stepan Timofeyev has signed a tryout for the upcoming season.   Timofeyev (23) was born in St. Petersburg, Russia but has spent the last four seasons playing junior and professional hockey in North America. Two years ago, he made his pro debut at just 21 with the Port Huron Prowlers of the Feder...


    Mayhem Sign Rene Hunter to Training Camp Roster

    Date:07/30/2019   Source:Macon Mayhem  

      The Macon Mayhem have added their first defenseman to the training camp roster, signing Rene Hunter to a tryout for the 2019-20 season. Hunter has become the first player this summer to sign who has not played for the Mayhem before.   Hunter (25) hails from Ebb and Flow First Nation, Manitoba--a small, wintery settlement located about two hours northwest of Winnipeg. It is an indigen...


    Soumelidis Signs Tryout with Mayhem for 2019-20

    Date:07/29/2019   Source:Macon Mayhem  

    The Macon Mayhem have signed a familiar name to their training camp roster, securing winger Stathis Soumelidis to a tryout for the 2019-20 season.   Of all the player signings Head Coach Leo Thomas has made this off-season, Stathis Soumelidis holds the greatest pedigree in the professional hockey landscape. At just 25, he already has four pro seasons under his belt and is the lone player fro...


    Mayhem Sign First Goaltender to Training Camp Roster

    Date:07/24/2019   Source:Macon Mayhem  

      The Macon Mayhem have filled one of the spots for the most important position, signing goaltender Kevin Entmaa to a training camp tryout.   Entmaa (25) made his professional debut with the Mayhem on March 22nd last season in Pensacola. He had an outstanding first game, stopping 31 of the 33 shots he faced, but his performance was unfortunately overshadowed by a 29-save shutout made b...


    Mayhem Add Shawn Lynch to Training Camp Roster

    Date:07/22/2019   Source:Macon Mayhem  

      The Macon Mayhem have continued adding pieces to their training camp roster for the 2019-20 season, signing left-wing Shawn Lynch to a tryout.   The 24-year-old joined the Mayhem in March of 2019 after enjoying a successful NCAA career at Utica College. Lynch was a point-per-game player in his senior year with the Pioneers and was tied for second on the team in scoring (28 GP, 1...