Huntsville Defeats Birmingham With Late Goal

By Brett Batchleor |

The Birmingham Bulls fell to the Huntsville Havoc in the first of ten matchups between the two this season. Birmingham welcomed 1,383 fans in a socially-distanced, masked crowd at the Pelham Civic Complex.

Both squads struggled to find the net in the annual Martin Luther King Jr. day game for the Bulls. Birmingham was able to fire off eleven shots to Huntsville’s eight, however, neither team was able to find the twine and headed into the first intermission knotted at zero.

The 2nd period had much more action than the first. Just two minutes and thirty-two seconds into the period, the Havoc netted their first goal of the game from Nolan Kaiser with an assist from Joey Strada. Exactly four minutes later, Huntsville scored their second goal of the afternoon, this time from Sy Nutkevitch with Kyle Rhoades sending him the pass. However, Birmingham would not go away. CJ Hayes would find the back of the