Big hit in Mayhem game leads to postponement

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MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – A big hit in Thursday’s Macon Mayhem home hockey game damaged the ice and led to a game postponement.

Macon’s Caleb Cameron delivered a collision less than seven minutes into the team’s game against Pensacola that caused a stanchion to pop loose and broke a pane of glass, according to a team release. The hit also caused a large crack between the boards and the ice.

The rink crew worked to make repairs for 45 minutes before the decision to postpone “due to ice conditions.”

The game’s makeup date and time have yet to be determined.

Pensacola led 1-0 at the time of the collision, but the game will start from scratch at 0-0. Those who had tickets to Thursday’s game will be admitted to the postponed game for free.

Friday’s home game against Huntsville is still on as scheduled. The puck drops at 7:30. First responders will receive discounted $10 tickets by showing a valid ID or badge.

Head to the team’s website for more information or to purchase tickets.

 

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(478) 745-4141 ext. 310 Tucker Sargent joined the 41NBC news team in April 2012. He hails from "The Great State of Alabama," as he calls it, but you won't catch him saying "Roll Tide!" Tucker grew up near Auburn, before moving to north Alabama. He graduated from Danville High School in 2007 and loves to return to the Tennessee Valley any chance he gets. He moved back south to Troy, Alabama after high school, where he graduated from Troy University in 2011 with a B.S. in Broadcast Journalism. He interned in Huntsville at WAAY-TV before joining 41NBC. His passion is sports, and his favorite teams are the Auburn Tigers and Troy Trojans. On the weekends you can catch Tucker watching college football on Saturdays and NASCAR on Sundays! He's proud to call middle Georgia home for now and could always use a story idea from you, so don't hesitate to get in touch with him!