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Strict-Defense Leads Way for Marksmen Return to Roanoke

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – A lively weekend and two more wins to boot send the seven-game streaking Marksmen (14-11-3) into their second straight weekend against rival-Roanoke. Rookie goaltender Nathan Perry, with just three starts under his belt as a pro, is proving his worth early in his time with the team. Boasting a 93.9 save percentage […]

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Multiple Moves Bring Defenseman to Marksmen

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – It was a busy day of roster-shifts for the Fayetteville Marksmen, that ends with skilled-defensemen coming to an ever-improving defensive-core. In a pair of moves, the Marksmen have acquired: Pensacola Defensemen Cory Melkert Quad City Storm Future Considerations In exchange for: Pensacola Future Considerations Quad City Storm Forward Michael Casale With these corresponding […]

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Three Stars of Week 13

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Another week, another weekend sweep for the Fayetteville Marksmen, winners of SEVEN-STRAIGHT contests, dating back to December 26’s battle against Roanoke. The team is undoubtedly playing the best hockey it ever has, and some of the best that the entire league has seen all season long. With another weekend against Roanoke, you can only expect […]

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Perry’s First Shutout, Kielich’s Game-Winner Sweep Roanoke

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Entering the final game of the Home-and-Home series against the Rail Yard Dawgs, the Marksmen found themselves on a six game winning streak. Playing their best hockey so far this season, the Marksmen showed no signs of slowing down last night. Nathan Perry recorded his first shutout in the SPHL in the […]

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It’s Bo Time – Bowen’s Fifth Secures Marksmen Sixth-Straight Win

ROANOKE, VA – In the ninth meeting between the Marksmen and Rail Yard Dawgs, the classic-narrative of close games came through once again. Fayetteville had just 23 shots-on-goal, but three of those were the ones that mattered most. As the puck dropped in the Berglund Center, the Marksmen and Rail Yard Dawgs were both looking […]

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Home-and-Home Weekend Welcomes Streaking Rivals

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – With a five-game win streak heading into this weekend’s home-and-home action against the Rail Yard Dawgs, the Marksmen are riding on an all-time high. With the longest win streak in team history and tied with last season’s wins (12-11-3) not even halfway through the season, the ceiling is high for the team. […]

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Marksmen, Rustic Burger Team Up for ‘8LACKOUT’

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – On January 26, the Fayetteville Marksmen are officially unveiling “OPERATION: 8LACKOUT”, with $8 tickets, 1/2 priced soft drinks, and $1 popcorn. This endeavor becomes even more exciting, as the Marksmen organization as officially partnered up with local upstart-restaurant, RUSTIC BURGER in Fayetteville. Rustic Burger opened their doors in 2018, and found immediate critical success. With […]

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Kelley Called Up to Adirondack Thunder

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Marksmen Rookie Goaltender Dillon Kelley has had an outstanding run as of late, being a nearly impenetrable fortress from the goalmouth. His talent and efforts have been noticed, as Kelley has earned a Call-Up from the ECHL’s Adirondack Thunder (New Jersey Devils affiliate). Kelley, 24, has been the backbone of consistency for the […]

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Three Stars of Week 12

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Fayetteville came into 2019 riding a New Year’s high; with a three-game win-streak fresh in their minds, the Marksmen loaded the bus to Pensacola, Florida to battle a two-game streaking Ice Flyers team. 2019 would start the same way 2018 ended – aggressive play, strong-finishes, and most importantly, wins. A brutal start to Friday […]

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