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Fox's Pair Down RiverKings

By: David Schmoll david@riverkings.com January 10, 2014 HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Justin Fox tallied two goals as the Mississippi RiverKings (16-9-2) fell to Huntsville Havoc (15-11-2) for the first time in regulation this season by the score of 4-2 in Huntsville on Friday night. After a scoreless first period, the Havoc struck first. Stuart Stefan deflected a Justin Fox pass over the blocker of Matt Krahn 6:01 into the middle frame to give Huntsville the 1-0 lead. Then, with Andrew... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Friday, January 10, 2014

RiverKings Get One Back, Lose Another

By: David Schmoll david@riverkings.com January 10, 2014 SOUTHAVEN, Miss. -- Mississippi RiverKings Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Derek Landmesser announced today that defenseman Daniel Sobotka has been returned from St. Charles (CHL) and that forward Charles Lachance has been loaned to St. Charles. Sobotka, 21, appeared in 12 games with St. Charles this season and recorded two penalty minutes. The 6-foot-6, 220-pound native of Prague, Czech Republic tallied eight points... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Friday, January 10, 2014

RiverKings’ McWhinney and Smyth Bring Hockey to Horn Lake Elementary

By: Caitlyn Hutchins Caitlyn@riverkings.com January 9, 2013 HORN LAKE, Miss. -- RiverKings’ Dan McWhinney and Matt Smyth taught the basics of hockey to Horn Lake Elementary as part of the “Sticks Are For Kids” program on January 7. Five gym classes got to experience hockey, many for the first time. “It was great the have the RiverKings join Horn Lake Elementary today,” physical education teacher Deanna Cole said. “Many kids have never been exposed to the sport and it’s great for them to... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Friday, January 10, 2014

RiverKings Face First Road Test of 2014

WEEKEND RECAP:  The RiverKings faced the Fayetteville FireAntz for the first time this season over the weekend, winning both by a combined score of 11-8. In the first game on Friday night, the FireAntz came out strong, scoring an early goal by Kyle McNeil. In a back and forth period, the RiverKings countered each FireAntz lead with goals of their own and tied the game up with 8.8 seconds remaining in the opening frame. In the second, the FireAntz battled back to pick up the lone goal of... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Wednesday, January 8, 2014

RiverKings' Hosmer Named Easton Player of the Week

HUNTERSVILLE, NC – The Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) today announced Todd Hosmer of the Mississippi RiverKings is the Easton Player of the Week for December 30-January 5. Hosmer led the RiverKings to a pair of wins over Fayetteville last weekend, scoring five goals and assisting on three others as Mississippi moved to within three points of first place in the SPHL standings. On Friday, the Scarborough, Ontario native scored two goals and set up a third as the RiverKings... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Hosmer Heads East

By: David Schmoll david@riverkings.com January 6, 2014 SOUTHAVEN, Miss. -- Mississippi RiverKings Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Derek Landmesser announced on Monday that forward Todd Hosmer has been loaned to Greenville of the ECHL. There is no timetable for his return. Hosmer, 26, had 39 points (25G, 14A) in 26 games with the RiverKings this season. The 6-foot-1, 215-pound native of Scarborough, Ontario played in 41 games with the RiverKings last season, tallying 15... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Monday, January 6, 2014

Hosmer's Hat Trick Helps Hold off Fayetteville

By: David Schmoll david@riverkings.com January 4, 2013 SOUTHAVEN, Miss. -- Behind Todd Hosmer's third hat trick of the season, the Mississippi RiverKings (16-8-2) knocked off the Fayetteville FireAntz (11-10-2) by the score of 6-4 for the second time in as many nights. Just like last, the RiverKings found themselves trailing early. Mike Kavanagh ripped a shot from the point past Dan McWhinney to give the FireAntz a 1-0 lead 7:04 into the opening period. Leo Thomas responded for the... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Saturday, January 4, 2014

Hosmer and Thomas Lead RiverKings to Win

By: David Schmoll david@riverkings.com January 3, 2014 SOUTHAVEN, Miss. -- Todd Hosmer and Leo Thomas each tallied a pair of goals as the Mississippi RiverKings (15-8-2) knocked off the Fayetteville FireAntz (11-9-2) in their first meeting of the season 5-4.  Fayetteville got the scoring started early in the first period when Kyle McNeil ripped a shot over Matt Krahn that gave the FireAntz a 1-0 lead 5:51 into the period. Todd Hosmer answered with his 21st goal of the season from... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Friday, January 3, 2014

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Standings

TEAM GP W L OT PTS
PEO y-Peoria 56 38 13 5 81
MAC x-Macon 56 33 16 7 73
PEN x-Pensacola 56 33 16 7 73
HUN x-Huntsville 56 30 16 10 70
KNX x-Knoxville 56 30 20 6 66
EVV x-Evansville 56 27 20 9 63
MRK x-RiverKings 56 29 25 2 60
RKE x-Roanoke 56 26 26 4 56
BIR Birmingham 56 22 28 6 50
FAY Fayetteville 56 12 38 6 30
 
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Updated: April 8, 2018

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