CHARLOTTE, NC (League Release) – The Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) today announced defenseman Mark Van Vliet of the Knoxville Ice Bears is the SBK Player of the Week for October 24-30.
Van Vliet scored a pair of goals, added seven assists and was +6 as the Ice Bears won two of three games last week.
On Thursday, Van Vliet scored one goal and assisted on four others as Knoxville defeated the visiting Fayetteville FireAntz 6-2. Van Vliet came back on Friday with a three-assist performance as the Ice Bears extended their winning streak to three games with a 7-4 win over the Mississippi RiverKings. Van Vliet closed out the week by scoring Knoxville’s only goal (short-handed) in a 6-1 defeat at Fayetteville.
Van Vliet, who was named the 2010-2011 SPHL Defenseman of the Year, currently leads the league in scoring (10 points), assists (8) and plus-minus rating (+9).
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