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Perry's hat trick halts RiverKings streak at six

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - The Mississippi RiverKings (21-10-6) saw their six-game winning streak come to an end as they could not contain Garrick Perry, who scored all three goals for Huntsville, as the Havoc (19-17-2) knocked off the RiverKings 3-2 on Saturday afternoon in Huntsville. The RiverKings took the first lead of the game late in the first. With 5:20 left in the opening frame, Cullen Bradshaw sped through the neutral zone and set up Matt Harrington on an odd-man rush and Harrington... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Saturday, February 13, 2016 | 0 comments

RiverKings extend winning streak to six with 3-2 win

PENSACOLA, Fla. - A three-goal second period gave the Mississippi RiverKings (21-9-6) a 3-2 victory, their sixth in a row, over the Pensacola Ice Flyers (20-12-2) on Friday night in Pensacola. The Ice Flyers struck first late in the first period. Adam Pawlick took a pass through the crease from Corey Banfield and buried it past RiverKings' netminder Garrett Seehan and Pensacola had a 1-0 lead with 3:03 left in the first. In the second, the RiverKings exploded for a trio of goals. Just... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Friday, February 12, 2016 | 0 comments

Hosmer feels at home with RiverKings

“A text of ‘REALLY’ with about 50 exclamation and question marks.” That was what RiverKings forward Todd Hosmer received from his girlfriend when he told her there might be a trade that sent him back to the team where he started his professional hockey career. Later that day, he got another text, this one from RiverKings’ Head Coach Derek Landmesser. “Welcome back, ‘Hos’.” He was officially coming back to Southaven. Southaven is a special place for Hosmer. Not only was it Southaven where... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Thursday, February 11, 2016 | 2 comments

SPHL adds Evansville for 2016-17 season

EVANSVILLE, Ind. – Mayor Lloyd Winnecke announced today that Evansville will be the newest member of the Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) with a brand new team for the 2016-17 season. At the press event, Mayor Winnecke stated that, “Three years ago, hockey fans recorded the highest attendance in the city’s hockey history, while playing in the Central Hockey League (CHL) at the Ford Center. As the SPHL is the most comparable league, Evansville now has the opportunity to make... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Monday, February 8, 2016 | 0 comments

RiverKings take fifth-straight with 4-3 win over Havoc

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. - The Mississippi RiverKings (20-9-6) overcame a two-goal deficit in the first 20 minutes as they won their fifth straight game with a 4-3 victory over the Huntsville Havoc (18-15-2) on Saturday night on Concorde Career College Ice at Landers Center. The Havoc jumped out to a two-goal lead in the first. John McGinnis put the Havoc on top with a shot that banked off the back of goaltender Garrett Sheehan just 3:14 into the game to give Huntsville a 1-0 lead. Later in the... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Saturday, February 6, 2016 | 1 comments

RiverKings get Thomas back from ECHL Fort Wayne

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. - Mississippi RiverKings Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Derek Landmesser announced today that Captain Leo Thomas has been returned from call-up to ECHL Fort Wayne. Thomas, 34, is in his third season with the RiverKings and 13th as a professional. The 5-foot-11, 190-pound forward has 12 points (6G, 6A) in 17 games with the RiverKings so far this season. In seven games with Fort Wayne, the Toronto, Ontario native had one assist. To make room for Thomas, the... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Saturday, February 6, 2016 | 0 comments

RiverKings take fourth straight with 3-1 road victory

MACON, Ga. - The Mississippi RiverKings (19-9-6) won their fourth-straight game with a 3-1 victory over the Macon Mayhem (13-19-4) on Friday night in Macon. After a scoreless first period, the teams traded goals in the second. The RiverKings got on the board first when Ryan Marcuz scooped up a rebound and slid it between the legs of Garrett Bartus for his 13th goal of the season just 2:10 into the middle frame. Macon notched the equalizer with three minutes to go in the second when Shawn... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Friday, February 5, 2016 | 0 comments

RiverKings add size with Soumelidis

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. - Mississippi RiverKings Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Derek Landmesser announced today that the team has signed forward Stathis Soumelidis. Terms and conditions were not released. Soumelidis (soo-muh-LID-is), 22, joins the RiverKings after beginning the season with FHL Berlin. In 12 games, the 6-foot-2, 205-pound rookie had 10 points (6G, 4A) and 19 penalty minutes. The Brno, Czech Republic native turned pro this season after splitting his juniors career with... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Friday, February 5, 2016 | 0 comments

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Standings

TEAM GP W L OTL PTS GF GA
PEO Peoria 36 27 6 3 57 127 75
MRK RiverKings 35 20 9 6 46 98 91
PEN Pensacola 33 20 11 2 42 102 91
FAY Fayetteville 33 19 11 3 41 105 84
HUN Huntsville 36 18 16 2 38 104 98
KNX Knoxville 37 16 18 3 35 102 119
MAC Macon 37 14 19 4 32 86 107
LOU Louisiana 34 14 17 3 31 86 98
COL Columbus 37 11 20 6 28 83 130
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Updated: February 7, 2016