Birmingham Bulls (SPHL)
- This article is about Southern Professional Hockey League team. For other uses, see Birmingham Bulls.
|League||Southern Professional Hockey League|
|Home ice||Pelham Civic Complex|
|Coach||Jamey Hicks (2017-)|
The Birmingham Bulls is a professional hockey team competing in the Huntersville, North Carolina-based 10-team Southern Professional Hockey League. The Bulls play their home matches at the 4,000-seat Pelham Civic Complex. The team is majority-owned by Art Clarkson, who also owned the 1990s Birmingham Bulls (ECHL) team. Other partners include Kevin Guy, Mike Stockard, Randy Brown, Kurt Dinga, Jeff Tenner, John Higgins, Chris Early and Adam Rubin.
The 2023 Birmingham Bulls went 42-7-8, narrowly losing the SPHL President's Cup to the Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs.
|Pro Hockey in Birmingham
- Harris, Briana (April 26, 2017) "The Birmingham Bulls are back." Shelby County Reporter
- Wray, Cheryl (April 26, 2017) "Birmingham Bulls hockey team gets final approval to join league, play next season." The Birmingham News
- Wray, Cheryl (April 28, 2017) "Why is Birmingham ready for hockey again? Q & A with Bulls owner Art Clarkson." The Birmingham News
- Wray, Cheryl (May 12, 2017) "Former Birmingham Bulls player named new hockey team's head coach." The Birmingham News