Grogan Loaned to ECHL Tulsa

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. -  Mississippi RiverKings goaltender Matt Grogan has been returned from loan from ECHL Orlando, the team announced today. This is Grogan's second call-up of the season after spending time earlier in the year with ECHL Orlando. Grogan, 27, is in his first season with the RiverKings and has made four starts and is 4-0-0 with a 2.74 goals-against average and a .891 save percentage. He started and won for the RiverKings last night as they defeated the Huntsville Havoc, 6-5,... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Wednesday, November 25, 2015 | 0 comments

RiverKings win come-from-behind thriller over Huntsville

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. - Mark Pustin tallied a hat trick as the Mississippi RiverKings (8-2-0) found themselves trailing four times on Tuesday night, but came from behind to knock off the Huntsville Havoc (6-5-0) 6-5 on Tuesday night. The teams traded goals in the first period. Jason Popek netted his first goal of the night when he collected a pass from Brett Lutes on the power play and beat the glove of Matt Grogen to give the Havoc their first lead of the night 7:24 into the first. But Mark... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Tuesday, November 24, 2015 | 0 comments

RiverKings Weekly Report - Nov. 23, 2015 - Vol. 24 Ed. 5

WEEKLY SCHEDULE Event  Day  Date  Time  Location  Broadcast Info  Game 10 vs. Huntsville Tues. Nov. 24 7:05 p.m. Concorde Career College Ice @ Landers Center SPHL Live/RiverKings.com Game 11 @ Knoxville  ... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Monday, November 23, 2015 | 0 comments

Three-goal third period propels RiverKings past Ice Bears 4-3

Southaven, Miss. - The Mississippi RiverKings (7-2-0) scored three third-period goals to erase a two-goal deficit and knock off the Knoxville Ice Bears (4-4-2) 4-3 on Friday night on Concorde Career College Ice at the Landers Center. The Ice Bears got the scoring started early in the first period. Bret Peppler took an outlet pass behind the RiverKings defense and beat Peter Di Salvo on a breakaway to take a 1-0 lead 6:47 into the opening period. Knoxville added to their advantage late in... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Friday, November 20, 2015 | 0 comments

RiverKings Scrimmage with Strayhorn Elementary's TAGS Program

SARAH, Miss.: RiverKings’ mascot, RiverThing, accompanied forwards Benjamin Rubin and Michael Beaudry to Strayhorn Elementary on Tuesday, November 16 as a part of the “Sticks are for Kids” community development program. Rubin and Beaudry presented the group of 40 students, ranging from grade 2 to 6, with the basics of hockey including stick handling, shooting, and safety. The students were eager to ask questions of the two RiverKings before taking to the gym floor to test their new learned... Read More
Posted by Colby Dorris at Friday, November 20, 2015 | 0 comments

Mantha named Easton Player of the Week

HUNTERSVILLE, NC  – The Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) today announced Devin Mantha of the Mississippi RiverKings is the Easton Player of the Week for November 9-15. Mantha scored two goals, added two assists and was +3 as he helped the RiverKings split a pair of games and maintain first place in the SPHL. On Wednesday, the Ann Arbor, MI native scored his first goal of the season, a shorthanded tally, and added an assist as the RiverKings fell to Pensacola, 3-2. Mantha... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Tuesday, November 17, 2015 | 2 comments

RiverKings to host annual Teddy Bear Toss November 28

Southaven, Miss. - The Mississippi RiverKings, the longest continually operating sports franchise in the greater Memphis area, will collect new stuffed animals to benefit Toys for Tots during the team's annual Teddy Bear Toss game on Saturday, November 28. Over the last two years, the RiverKings have collected nearly 1000 stuffed toys. This season, the team looks to double that number by collecting 2000 toys that night. If the goal of 2000 toys is met, all fans with a ticket to the November... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Monday, November 16, 2015 | 0 comments

RiverKings host Ice Bears in rematch of last season's finals

Game 9: Mississippi RiverKings (6-2-0) vs. Knoxville Ice Bears (4-3-1) 7:05 p.m. CST, Concorde Career College Ice at Landers Center, Southaven, Mississippi The Mississippi RiverKings and Knoxville Ice Bears meet for the first time in the 2015-16 SPHL season. Last season, these two teams met in the President's Cup Finals with the Ice Bears taking the series 2-0. Broadcast Coverage Radio: Free broadcast on RiverKings.com/ Stretch Internet Streaming: Pay-to-watch video on SPHL Live ... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Monday, November 16, 2015 | 0 comments

Next Game

Last Game (Nov. 24): MRK 6, HUN 5

RiverKings  @  Ice Bears
Friday, November 27 - 6:35 PM
Knoxville Civic Coliseum

Watch Party @ Old Style Bar-B-Q


Next Home Game: Sat, Nov. 28

Teddy Bear Toss • Sweater Hat Giveaway

MVP - Boy Scouts - Chickasaw Council




MRK RiverKings 10 8 2 0 16 36 25
PEO Peoria 10 6 3 1 13 27 24
PEN Pensacola 10 6 3 1 13 31 31
FAY Fayetteville 8 6 2 0 12 27 19
HUN Huntsville 11 6 5 0 12 34 30
LOU Louisiana 10 4 4 2 10 28 27
KNX Knoxville 12 4 6 2 10 37 44
MAC Macon 10 3 4 3 9 25 32
COL Columbus 11 3 5 3 9 30 43

Updated: November 24, 2015