Mayhem Dominate in 5-1 Win over Birmingham Bulls

November 13, 2017 - Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) - Macon Mayhem

News Release

Mayhem Outshoot Bulls 44-18 in second consecutive victory

MACON, GA- The Macon Mayhem outshot the Birmingham Bulls 44-18 in route to a dominant 5-1 win at the Macon Coliseum.

HOW IT HAPPENED

There were no goals by either team in the first 34 minutes of the game, until the Mayhem were finally able to break through. Off of the face off, Caleb Cameron sent a cross-crease pass to Chris Joseph, who one-timed it home to give the Mayhem the 1-0 lead with 5:46 left in the second period.

The offense exploded in the third period, as the Mayhem scored four goals in the final period. Daniel Gentzler scored to open the scoring, assisted by Cameron and Jake Trask. Trask then scored two goals of his own, including a power play goal, to give the Mayhem the 4-0 lead. After John Rey scored for Birmingham, Darren McCormick scored a penalty shot goal with 2.6 seconds left to make it a 5-1 game.

NOTABLE STATS

Troy Passingham started in net and picked up his second straight win, saving 17 of the 18 shots he faced. The Mayhem outshot the Bulls 44-18 in the game.

Daniel Gentzler led the team with four points, as he had a goal and three assists. Jake Trask had two goals and one assist, while Caleb Cameron recorded three assists.

KERR'S COMMENTS

"[It was a] total team effort tonight. I thought we played extremely well on both ends of the ice. We dominated the cycle and possession game, which allowed our offense to get a lot of great chances and we buried them. I am very proud of how we played tonight"

STARS OF THE GAME

1. Jake Trask (two goals, one assist)

2. Daniel Gentzler (one goal, three assists)

3. Caleb Cameron (three assists)

SEASON UPDATE

Macon Mayhem: 4-3-1 (9 points)

Birmingham Bulls: 0-6-0 (0 points)

BACK IN ACTION

The Mayhem play two games next week, as they start the week on the road in Roanoke on Thursday night. They then return home to the Macon Coliseum on Saturday, November 18 for Star Wars Night against the Fayetteville Marskmen.

Single game tickets are on sale through the Macon Coliseum Box Office or at ticketmaster.com. For information on group tickets and ticket plans, visit MaconMayhem.com or call the Mayhem Front Office at (478) 803-1592.

ABOUT THE MACON MAYHEM:

The Macon Mayhem is a proud member of the Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL). The team won the President's Cup Championship last season, bringing the city of Macon their first professional hockey championship ever and the city's first professional sports championship since 1962. The team is owned by Bob and Diane Kerzner and managed by Director of Hockey Operations, General Manager, and Head Coach Kevin Kerr, a former third-round pick of the Buffalo Sabres.

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Mayhem Dominate in 5-1 Win over Birmingham Bulls
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