Huntsville's Mark Sibbald Named SBK Goaltender of the Year

March 29, 2011 - Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) News Release

CHARLOTTE, NC - The Southern Professional Hockey League on Tuesday announced that Mark Sibbald of the Huntsville Havoc has been selected as the SBK Goaltender of the Year in a vote of league coaches and media representatives.

Augusta's Jon Olthuis was second in the voting while Fayetteville's Mike Spillane finished third.

Sibbald finished the regular season second among goaltenders with a 2.51 goals against average and fourth in save percentage (.915). Sibbald's two shutouts were also tied for third-best among SPHL netminders, while his 14 wins ranked fifth in the league.

SPHL Goaltender of the Year Award Winners

2010-11 - Mark Sibbald, Huntsville Havoc

2009-10 - Bill Zaniboni, Mississippi Surge

2008-09 - Andrew Gallant, Knoxville Ice Bears

2007-08 - Tim Haun, Jacksonville Barracudas

2006-07 - Chad Rycroft, Columbus Cottonmouths

2005-06 - Terry Denike, Florida Seals

2004-05 - Chad Collins, Fayetteville FireAntz

The SPHL will announce its Rookie of the Year on Wednesday.

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