IVASHKIN Named FPHL Player of the Month!

by Rob Lippolis

SYRACUSE- The Federal Prospect's Hockey League has named Black Bears Forward Nikita Ivashkin, January's Player of the Month.  

During the first month of the year, Ivashkin played in all 8 games, recording 9 goals and 10 assists, averaging 2.3 point per game.  Ivashkin also recorded 5 multi-point games, including two 4-point games at home inside Visions Veterans Memorial Arena.  

The 23- year-old is from Ramenskoye, Russia and is in his second year as a member of the Black Bears.  Nikita was named the FPHL Rookie of the Year last season, along with Forward of the Year as well.  

Ivashkin will be back on the ice this weekend, as Binghamton will host the Delaware Thunder Friday and Saturday  Friday night will be the the 1st time the Black Bears are hosting Mental Health Awareness Night, presented by Lourdes ACEs Program.  On Saturday the team will travel to a galaxy far, far away, for STAR WARS Night.  The team will be wearing STAR WARS-branded jerseys, and fans will have the opportunity to participate in the live auction in section 1 after the game. Auction proceeds will be donated to the Southern Tier Hockey Association.

Tickets for both nights are still available, dodge the rush at the gate and get your tickets ahead of time by calling 607-722-7367 or visit binghamtonblackbears.com/tickets

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