RiverHawks captain named SPHL player of the month

Auffrey earns league award

Augusta RiverHawks team captain Matt Auffrey has been named the Southern Professional Hockey League's player of the month for February, according to a statement released by the league office this morning.

Auffrey, the only player to have skated for both the Augusta Lynx and RiverHawks, leads the SPHL with a plus-minus rating of plus-20. He tallied seven goals and eight assists in 10 games last month.

Augusta began the month in fourth place in the eight-team league, but Auffrey led the first-year expansion team to a 7-3 mark in February.  The RiverHawks now sit in sole possession of second place, just six points out of first and could clinch a playoff spot with a win Tuesday night in Fayetteville.

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