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Encyclopedia > Fayetteville FireAntz
Fayetteville FireAntz
Founded 2002
Home Ice Cumberland County Crown Coliseum
Based in Fayetteville, North Carolina
Colors Black, Red and Yellow
League SPHL
Head Coach John Marks
Assistant Coach Rob Meanchoff
General Manager Kevin MacNaught


The Fayetteville FireAntz are a minor-professional ice hockey team, playing in the Southern Professional Hockey League SPHL, in Fayetteville, North Carolina. The inaugural season was the 2002-03 campaign. They play their home games at Cumberland County Crown Coliseum Image File history File links FireAntz. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... Cumberland County Crown Coliseum is a 8,920-seat multi-purpose arena in Fayetteville, North Carolina. ... Cross Creek Linear Park Fayetteville is a city located in Cumberland County, North Carolina. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... John Marks (born March 22, 1948 in Winnipeg, Manitoba) is a retired former professional ice hockey player who spent his entire 657-game NHL career with the Chicago Black Hawks. ... Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Cumberland County Crown Coliseum is a 8,920-seat multi-purpose arena in Fayetteville, North Carolina. ...



The FireAntz, now in their 5th anniversary season, have boasted such talent as Goaltender Chad Collins and Glenn Ridler. Forwards include Steve Roberts, George Nistas, Kory Baker, Josh Welter, Tim Velemirovich, Matt Kohansky, Dean Jackson, Tyler Perry, David Bagley, Rob Sich and Peter Cermak. Defensemen of note include Mike Clarke, Mark Phenow, Mike Fournier, Scott Young, Adam Meyer and Dylan Row.



The current Head Coach of the FireAntz, John Marks, is the all-time leader in victories in the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL). He is one of only eight coaches in history with more than 700 career victories. Marks also had a distinguished playing career in the NHL, playing for the Chicago Blackhawks for 10 years, many along side of Stan Mikita.



On April 18, 2007, the Fayetteville FireAntz defeated the Jacksonville Baracudas for the President's Cup. It is the first championship for the FireAntz. It is Fayetteville's first sports championship in 51 years.


Championships

Year League Trophy
2006-2007 SPHL President's Cup

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Current Roster

Goaltenders
# Player Catches Date of Birth Place of Birth
1 Chad Collins L Mar 2, 1981 Guelph, Ont.
35 Garrett Kindred L June 16, 1983 Ft. Saskatchewan, AB
Defensemen
# Player Shoots Date of Birth Place of Birth
2 Gavin Hodgson R May 23, 1978 Barrie, Ont
7 Pekka Saittakari L Sep 17, 1980 Heinola, Finland
7 Dylan Row R Apr 14, 1983 Winnipeg, Man.
14 Flag of United States Adam Meyer R Nov 28, 1983 Buffalo, MN
15 Mike Clarke L Jan 29, 1979 Scarborough, Ont
26 Rob Meanchoff L Apr 30, 1979 Markham, Ont.
Forwards
# Player Shoots Date of Birth Place of Birth
11 Tim Velemirovich L June 14, 1980 Thompson, Man.
16 Flag of United States B.J. Stephens R Apr 5, 1978 Hershey, PA
18 Jarrett Robertson L Jan 9, 1981 Kingston, Ont.
19 Josh Welter R Dec 16, 1983 Ft. Saskatchewan, AB
20 Flag of United States Marc Norrington L Aug 24, 1981 Grand Blanc, MI
21 Flag of United States Josh Piro R Jan 29, 1979 Johnstown, PA
27 Josh Tataryn L July 23, 1982 Barrie, Ont.
29 Flag of United States Chad Wilcox ? Dec 11, 1976 Las Vegas, NV
57 Flag of United States Bryan Dobek L May 17, 1983 Escondido, CA
67 Rob Sich R Feb 28, 1984 Windsor, Ont

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External links

  • Fayetteville FireAntz
  • The Southern Professional Hockey League
  • FireAntz Fan page
  • PointStreak
Southern Professional Hockey League
2006-07 teams: Columbus Cottonmouths | Fayetteville FireAntz | Huntsville Havoc | Jacksonville Barracudas | Knoxville Ice Bears | Pee Dee Cyclones | Richmond Renegades
Trophies and Awards: President's Cup | Commissioner's Cup
Related Articles: NHL | AHL | CHL | ECHL | UHL | World Cup

  Results from FactBites:
 
Center Ice Magazine (1323 words)
Fayetteville won 20 of its last 22 games, went 28-5-1 in its last 34 and sweept Huntsville and the defending champion Knoxville Ice Bears in best-of-three playoff rounds before taking on upset-minded Jacksonville, which had knocked off the top-seeded Columbus Cottonmouths 3-1 in their best-of-five series.
Fayetteville dominated the third period and was rewarded by Velemirovich on a two-man advantage.
Fayetteville was 9 of 31 on the power play in the finals while Jacksonville (the league’s No. 2 penalty killing unit in the regular season) converted just three of 19 chances.
Fayetteville, North Carolina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (0 words)
Fayetteville was the capital of the state from 1789-1793.
In Fayetteville in 1789, North Carolina ratified the U.S. Constitution and chartered the University of North Carolina, America's oldest state/public university.
Air: The Fayetteville Regional Airport is served by Delta Air Lines and US Airways, with daily flights to Charlotte (Charlotte Douglas International Airport) and Atlanta (Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport) and seasonal service to Philadelphia (Philadelphia International Airport).
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