Mayhem releases roster ahead of Friday’s opener

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – The Macon Mayhem released its roster Thursday ahead of the team’s debut Friday at the Macon Centreplex.

Middle Georgia’s first minor league hockey team in more than 10 years will feature five players who were on Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) rosters last season.

Garrett Bartus, who played goalie for Pensacola, makes the move to Macon along with former Knoxville defensemen Mike Corbett and Jarrett Rush, former Huntsville defenseman Curtis Megginson and former Fayetteville defenseman Mike Montrose.

No.      Name                      Position           Height      Weight       S/C               Birthdate        Hometown              2014-15 Team
4          Curtis Megginson         D                6-0           209             L                4-29-89        North Bay, ON        Huntsville (SPHL)
9          Vadim Guskov           LW/C             6-0           187             L                5-11-91        Moskva, RUS          Berkshire (FHL)
10        Jason Popek                F                6-3           209             R                6-29-90        Hamilton, ON         American Int’l (NCAA)
11        Jarrett Rush                D                6-5           215             L                6-22-85        Pennington, NJ       Knoxville (SPHL)
13        Jesse Felten               C                5-8            161            R                11-22-86        Cashton, WI         Sun Valley (BDHL)
14        Connor Toomey           F                5-11           174           R                 9-27-90        Billerica, MA           SUNY-Plattsb’gh(NCAA III)
17        Mike Montagna            C                5-11          181            R                 7-11-92        Fulton, NY             SUNY-Oswego (NCAAIII)
18        Jeff Sanders                F/D            6-2            176             R                10-22-88     San Jose, CA             Port Huron (FHL)
19        Lucas LaBelle              LW             5-8             190            L                10-2-88        Scarborough ON        Watertown (FHL)
27        Mark McGowan            F               6-2             201            L                5-8-90          Toronto, ON               Florida (ECHL)
31        David Jacobson           G               5-9             165            L                11-13-90        Janesville, WISt.         Norbert (NCAA III
33        Garrett Bartus             G               6-2             190            L               10-19-89        St. Charles, IL                Pensacola (SPHL)
37        Mike Wills                   D               6-0              194           L                10-5-90        Oakwood, ON                SUNY-Oswego (NCAA III)
44        Mike Montrose            D               5-11             174           L                 5-26-91        Howell, MI                     Fayetteville (SPHL)
45        Daniel Gentzler           F                5-10             179           R                9-19-90        Hermosa Beach, CA        Colgate (NCAA)
73        Mark Corbett             D                6-3               205           L                9-27-90        Burlington, ON                Knoxville (SPHL)
74        Josh Ranalli                F                5-11            185            L                8-18-90        Hamilton ON                Adrian College (NCAA III)
84        Alexandre Labonte      RW               5-10           190            R                4-25-88        Ste.-Majorique, QC        Anglet (France Div II)
94        John Schiavo               F                5-10           181            R                2-19-94        East Patchogue, NY        Merritt (BCHL)

The Mayhem plays its first game Friday, October 23 at 7:30 against defending SPHL champion Knoxville.

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