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RiverKings announce roster moves including the return of Bradshaw and Moran

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. -  Mississippi RiverKings Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Derek Landmesser announced several roster moves today that included the return of the team's leading goal scorer Mike Moran and the team's point leader Cullen Bradshaw. Moran, 25, returns to the RiverKings after his time with ECHL Atlanta. Prior to his call-up, the Marshfield, Mass. native was in his first season of professional hockey with the RiverKings. The team's... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Friday, January 20, 2017 | 0 comments

Former RiverKings' center Cullen Bradshaw plays in ECHL All-Star Game

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. - The former Mississippi RiverKings' center Cullen Bradshaw played in last night's 2017 CCM/ECHL All-Star Game featuring the ECHL All-Stars and the Adirondack Thunder. The nationally televised broadcasted game on NHL TV featured three players who began the season in the SPHL.  Bradshaw, 26, joined the ECHL Adirondack Thunder after leading the SPHL in points for 2016-2017 season with 29 (19A,10G). The 5-foot-11, 180-pound center... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Thursday, January 19, 2017 | 0 comments

RiverKings shutout in Huntsville

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.  -- The Mississippi RiverKings (16-11-2) dropped their first game in Huntsville this season as Adam Courchaine and the Huntsville Havoc (21-5-1) shutout the RiverKings 3-0 on Saturday night. The Havoc struck first in the opening period. Johnny Daniels picked up a rebound right at the goal mouth and slipped it past goaltender Brad Barone to put the home team up 1-0 9:16 into the first. In the second, the period remained scoreless until the final minute. Sy Nutkevitch... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Saturday, January 14, 2017 | 0 comments

RiverKings fire 53 on goal in loss to Roanoke

ROANOKE, Va.  -- The Mississippi RiverKings (16-10-2) peppered James Kruger with 53 shots on goal, but it was a four-goal second period that led the Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs (8-13-4) past the RiverKings 6-3 on Friday night. The Rail Yard Dawgs took the lead early in the first period. Colin Murray set up Mike Driscoll on a two-on-one who beat Brad Barone just 5:58 into the first period to put Roanoke on top 1-0. In the second, Roanoke pounced for four straight goals. Mike Moroso... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Friday, January 13, 2017 | 0 comments

RiverKings open road trip with loss in Roanoke

ROANOKE, Va. --  The Mississippi RiverKings (16-9-2) fell in their first ever game versus the Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs (7-13-4) by the score of 3-1 on Thursday at the Berglund Center. The teams skated through a scoreless first period. Brant Sherwood opened the scoring at 10:47 of the second with a wrist shot over the glove of Ryan de Melo, giving Mississippi a 1-0 lead. Roanoke tied the game with a tic-tac-toe power play goal at 13:07 scored by Phil Bronner, his first as a Rail Yard... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Thursday, January 12, 2017 | 0 comments

RiverKings acquire forward Austin Daae and Activate Matt Harrington and Brant Sherwood off of IR

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. --  The RiverKings' Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Derek Landmesser announced today the acquistion of forward Austin Daae and activation of players Brant Sherwood and Matt Harrington from the 14-Day IR. Daae, 23, comes to the RiverKings after playing three years in SPHL with the Fayetteville FireAntz, Macon Mayhem, and Louisana IceGators. The 6-foot-0, 180-pound forward spent the current season in the Federal Hockey League (FHL) with teams such... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Thursday, January 12, 2017 | 0 comments

RiverKings acquire physical forward Vandergunst in trade with Roanoke

SOUTHAVEN, Miss.   The Mississippi RiverKings announced a trade today that has sent team veteran Todd Hosmer to the Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs for forward Mitchell Vandergunst. "We are thankful for Todd's contribution towards the team and the many years he has spent with this organization," Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Derek Landmesser said. "This was not an easy decision, but with four veterans on the roster, we had to make a move. We wish him the... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Thursday, January 12, 2017 | 0 comments

Bradshaw moves up to ECHL Adirondack

SOUTHAVEN, Miss . -- Mississippi RiverKings' Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Derek Landmesser announced today that center Cullen Bradshaw has been loaned to the ECHL's Adirondack Thunder. Bradshaw, 26, joined the RiverKings in the 2015-2016 season and has played 50 games for the team. After a impressive first half of the season, the 5-foot-11, 180-pound center led the SPHL with 29 points (19 assists and 10 goals) through 26 games. He joins ECHL Adirondack... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Wednesday, January 11, 2017 | 1 comments

Next Game

RiverKings @ Thunderbolts
Friday, January 20 - 7:15 PM
Ford Center - Evansville, IN

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Saturday, January 21 - 7:30 PM
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Schedule

Standings

TEAM GP W L OT PTS
HUN Huntsville 27 21 5 1 43
MAC Macon 26 18 4 4 40
KNX Knoxville 25 16 6 3 35
PEO Peoria 26 14 5 7 35
MRK RiverKings 29 16 11 2 34
FAY Fayetteville 24 13 10 1 27
EVV Evansville 29 9 16 4 22
PEN Pensacola 24 8 11 5 21
RKE Roanoke 26 8 13 5 21
COL Columbus 24 7 16 1 15
 
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Updated: January 14, 2017