Category: News

NCAA DIII alum Tim Kielich signs for Training Camp

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – With just under a month remaining until Marksmen Training Camp, we’re starting to see exactly what kind of roster will be participating in the camp, with a lot of veteran experience or talented newcomers. Tim Kielich, a left-handed forward hailing from East Aurora, New York fits into the latter category, after a three-year […]

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The Salem State Trio

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Chemistry is crucial in the sport of hockey. From knowing where your linemate is on the ice, to having the solace of your goaltender’s ability on an odd-man rush. Chemistry can be difficult to build, and even among the most-talented players and rosters in the world, there might just not be a click. […]

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Corporate Spotlight: 22 Klicks Bar & Grill

This is part of an on-going series highlighting the Marksmen season-long partners. FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – When it comes to Cumberland County, there’s no shortage of business, franchises, and organizations owned by active duty military or veterans. 22 Klicks isn’t just veteran-owned – but entirely military themed, right down to the name. A “Klick” became a heavily-used […]

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Marksmen sign Salem State alum Derek Makimaa

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Derek Makimaa has dreamed of playing professional hockey since he fell in love with the sport at three-years-old. With his signing to a spot on the Training Camp roster, Makimaa is closer than he could’ve imagined. The 6’2, 201 pound 24-year-old forward from Swartz Creek, Michigan spent his collegiate career at Salem State […]

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Rookie Forward Anthony Petrella Joins Marksmen

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Playing at a high-level is no stranger to Anthony Petrella. The 22-year-old Leftie from Hilton, New York found his path to the NCAA in what is considered the nontraditional way – Prep (High School) Hockey. However, it wasn’t just suiting up for prep and seeing what happened. Petrella moved around the elite states […]

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Marksmen Corporate Spotlight: Bubba’s 33

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Introducing Marksmen Corporate Spotlight – highlighting our partners in the community who help make Marksmen Hockey possible! We start our spotlight with our good friends at Bubba’s 33 in Fayetteville, a family-oriented restaurant founded by the creator of Texas Roadhouse in 2015. Bubba’s mission statement is four simple ideas: “Food, Family, Sports, and […]

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Marksmen Invade Macon for Preseason Battle

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Three days into Marksmen Training Camp, the potential players will head down to Macon, Georgia to face-off in an exhibition against the second-best team in the 2017-18 Southern Professional Hockey League Regular Season. On October 12, the Macon Mayhem and Fayetteville Marksmen suit up for each team’s first non-team scrimmage, giving both first-year […]

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International Defensemen Felix Boucher Joins Marksmen

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Finding the best talent sometimes means searching beyond the borders of familiarity. In this case for Coach Kallechy, it meant going beyond the borders of North America, as he welcomes aboard French Professional Hockey player, Felix Boucher. Boucher, 22, has never played a single minute in the United States, but is of […]

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Greco Returns to Marksmen

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Carl Greco had a busy first few months of 2018. Finishing off his final season as a Junior at Westfield State University on February 24, Greco found himself a few weeks later suiting up for his first ever professional hockey game with Fayetteville against the Evansville Thunderbolts on March 10, where he’d come […]

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