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RiverKings sign goaltender Sheehan

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. - Mississippi RiverKings Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Derek Landmesser announced today that the team has signed goaltender Garrett Sheehan. Terms and conditions were not released. Sheehan, 26, played the last five seasons at the University of Toronto where he accumulated a 22-27-0 record and a 3.12 goals against average and a 90.3 save percentage. The 6-foot, 180-pound native of Cremona, Alberta was in training camp with the Knoxville Ice Bears this season.... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Saturday, December 19, 2015 | 0 comments

Campbell becomes third RiverKings Call Up

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. - Mississippi RiverKings Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Derek Landmesser announced today that defenseman Reid Campbell has been called up to ECHL Greenville. There is no timetable for his return. Campbell, 26, is in his second season with the RiverKings after missing last season's playoff run with an injury. Through the first 18 games this season, the 5-foot-10, 185-pound native of Haines Juntion, Yukon has five points (2G, 3A) and is +2. The RiverKings... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Wednesday, December 16, 2015 | 0 comments

Harrington grows into new role

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. - A lot has changed in three years. It was December 2012 when Matt Harrington, 22, joined the Mississippi RiverKings on a three-game tryout contact for a weekend series in Knoxville. He had played two seasons in the Federal Hockey League in Cape Cod and this was his second opportunity in the Southern Professional Hockey League. Three years ago, the ECHL didn’t look like it was in the cards. But after a successful start to the 2014-15 campaign where he had ten goals and... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Monday, December 14, 2015 | 1 comments

RiverKings take game two in Peoria in a shootout

PEORIA, Ill. - Dalton McGrath made 25 saves and stopped all four Rivermen shootout attempts as the Mississippi RiverKings (13-4-1) knocked off the Peoria Rivermen (10-6-1) 2-1 in a shootout on Saturday night in Peoria. After a scoreless first period, the Rivermen found the back of the net first. Just over halfway through the second period, Jake Trask converted on a three-on-one opportunity, taking a pass from Walker Wintoneak and putting it past Dalton McGrath to give Peoria a 1-0 lead. The... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Saturday, December 12, 2015 | 0 comments

RiverKings fall behind early, drop first in Peoria

PEORIA, Miss. - The Peoria Rivermen (10-5-1) scored three first-period goals en route to a 5-2 victory as they snapped the Mississippi RiverKings (12-4-1) three-game winning streak on Friday night in Peoria. The Rivermen started with a strong first period. Garrett Vermeersch tallied the first goal of the game on a breakaway shot that he lifted over the glove of Dalton McGrath and to the back of the net to put Peoria up 1-0 7:51 into the first. Just under six minutes later, Adam Stuart picked... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Friday, December 11, 2015 | 0 comments

RiverKings announce date changes

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. - The Mississippi RiverKings and the Southern Professional Hockey League today announced a series of date changes for the 2015-16 season. The Mississippi RiverKings and Louisiana IceGators game originally scheduled for Tuesday, February 9 has been moved to Saturday, January 16. Game time remains 7:05 p.m. All tickets purchased for February 9 will be valid for January 16. The road contest in Louisiana originally scheduled for January 16 has been moved to Thursday, April 7 at... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Thursday, December 10, 2015 | 0 comments

Di Salvo Called Up to ECHL Colorado

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. - Mississippi RiverKings Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Derek Landmesser announced today that goaltender Peter Di Salvo has been loaned to ECHL Colorado. There is no timetable for his return. Di Salvo, 25, is in his third professional season and second with the RiverKings. This year, the 6-foot, 196-pound native of Oakville, Ontario held an 8-3-1 record with a league leading 2.07 goals against average and 93.3 save percentage. In two seasons in Southaven, Di... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Wednesday, December 9, 2015 | 0 comments

Higgins suspended by the SPHL

HUNTERSVILLE, NC - The Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) on Wednesday announced that Mississippi’s Sam Higgins has been suspended three games for his actions in Game 67, Columbus at Mississippi, on Tuesday, December 8. At the 11:34 mark of the second period, Higgins was assessed a major penalty and game misconduct for kneeing. Higgins will miss Mississippi’s games against Peoria (December 11 and 12) and Louisiana (December 19). The RiverKings return to Concorde Career College... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Wednesday, December 9, 2015 | 0 comments

Next Game

Coach's Show @ Maria's Cantina
Tue, Dec. 19 - 7:00 PM


RiverKings vs. Ice Flyers
Sat, Dec. 23 - 7:00 PM
Holiday LuauKids' Club Event
Planters Bank Ice @ Landers Center
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Schedule

Standings

TEAM GP W L OT PTS
PEN Pensacola 18 13 4 1 27
PEO Peoria 18 12 5 1 25
EVV Evansville 18 11 5 2 24
HUN Huntsville 17 10 5 2 22
MRK RiverKings 18 11 7 0 22
MAC Macon 18 9 5 4 22
KNX Knoxville 17 8 8 1 17
FAY Fayetteville 20 5 11 4 14
RKE Roanoke 18 5 11 2 12
BIR Birmingham 16 5 10 1 11
 
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Updated: December 16, 2017