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Szabados stymies RiverKings for 3-2 win

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. --  Shannon Szabados turned aside 42 of 44 Mississippi RiverKings shots as the Columbus Cottonmouths (6-7-0) beat the RiverKings (4-6-2), 3-2, Saturday night at the Landers Center. It's the second straight win for the Cottonmouths over the RiverKings, after a 3-2 overtime win last night in Columbus. The Cottonmouths waisted little time to open the scoring. Just 43 seconds in Bryce Williamson slapped in a rebound at the right circle to make it 1-0 Cottonmouths. Neilsson... Read More
Posted by Lukas Favale at Saturday, November 29, 2014

RiverKings host Cottonmouths in final game of home-and-home

Game 12: Mississippi RiverKings (4-5-2) vs. Columbus Cottonmouths (5-7-0) 7:05 p.m., Landers Center, Southaven, Miss. The Mississippi RiverKings and Columbus Cottonmouths wrap up their home-and-home series Saturday at the Landers Center as the RiverKings hold Mustache Awareness Night. The game concludes four games in five days for both teams sandwiched around a brief Thanksgiving holiday. The Cottonmouths, who beat the RiverKings in overtime, 3-2, last night have won their last five games,... Read More
Posted by Lukas Favale at Saturday, November 29, 2014

RiverKings sign Ciarelli, place Gvora on IR

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. -- Mississippi RiverKings Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Derek Landmesser announced today that the team has signed center Paul Ciarelli to a contract. Terms and conditions were not released. To make room for Ciarelli on the roster, Justin Gvora was placed on the 30-day injured reserve. Ciarelli, 23, is coming off a three-game contract with the RiverKings during which he picked up two points (1g, 1a). Those were the first three games of his professional career;... Read More
Posted by Lukas Favale at Saturday, November 29, 2014

Former RiverKings goalie John Griggs jumps to AHL

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. -- Former Mississippi RiverKings goaltender John Griggs, who played in Southaven briefly last season, has signed a professional try-out (PTO) with the Chicago Wolves in the American Hockey League (AHL). A PTO is good for up to 25 games in the AHL. Griggs played two games with the RiverKings last season. He went 1-1-0 in his starts, allowing just three goals. He finished his stint with the RiverKings with a 1.51 goals-against average and a .936 save percentage. The... Read More
Posted by Lukas Favale at Saturday, November 29, 2014

RiverKings get a point, lose in OT to Columbus

COLUMBUS, GA -- The Mississippi RiverKings (4-5-2) rallied with two goals in the third period, but fell short in overtime, 3-2, against the Columbus Cottonmouths (5-7-0) Friday night at the Columbus Civic Center. The RiverKings briefly took the lead in the third period before the Cottonmouths scored the final two goals to win. The Cottonmouths struck first in the opening frame. Just 4:55 into the first Nick Curry threw the puck from the bottom of the left circle towards the crease. It... Read More
Posted by Lukas Favale at Friday, November 28, 2014

Three-goal third period gives RiverKings 3-1 win

LAFAYETTE, LA -- The Mississippi RiverKings rallied with three goals in the third period to beat the Louisiana IceGators, 3-1, Wednesday night at the Cajundome in Louisiana. It was the first time the RiverKings overcame a deficit when trailing after the second period, improving to 1-4-0 in such situations. After a scoreless first period the IceGators struck late in the second period. With Matt Whitehead in the penalty box the IceGators converted on the power play. Jeremy Boyer poked in a... Read More
Posted by Lukas Favale at Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Face Off Field Trip Provides Experience, Funding for Local Schools

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. -- The Mississippi RiverKings held their first of two Face Off Field Trips Tuesday morning at the Landers Center. The Face Off Field Trip brings students from local schools to a RiverKings game, where they take part in an educational experience while also enjoying a hockey game. Over 5,500 students were in attendance at the Landers Center Tuesday for the Face Off Field Trip. Overall, 19 schools participated, including schools from Desoto County, Shelby County, Memphis,... Read More
Posted by Lukas Favale at Wednesday, November 26, 2014

RiverKings and IceGators play for third straight game

Game 10: Mississippi RiverKings (3-5-1) vs. Louisiana IceGators (6-5-0) 7:05 p.m., Cajundome, Lafayette, LA The Mississippi RiverKings and Louisiana IceGators finish off their home-and-home series and play for the third straight game Wednesday night at the Cajundome in Lafayette. This RiverKings won the first game, 7-2, last Friday and the IceGators bounced back with a 1-0 win yesterday in the RiverKings Face Off Field Trip game. The IceGators begin a four-game homestand tonight. After the... Read More
Posted by Lukas Favale at Wednesday, November 26, 2014

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Schedule

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

x-Clinched Playoff Berth
y-Clinched Regular Season Title