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RiverKings win on last-minute goal from Harrington

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. - The Mississippi RiverKings (15-8-5) scored three third-period goals to erase a two-goal deficit to come from behind and beat the Louisiana IceGators (11-14-3) by the score of 3-2 on Concorde Career College Ice at Landers Center. The RiverKings found themselves in an early hole in the first period. Alex Hudson took a pass from Jake Hauswirth from the blueline, carried it into the slot and wristed a shot off of the crossbar and past Peter Di Salvo to put Louisiana up 1-0... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Friday, January 22, 2016

RiverKings add Stouffer and Dallaire

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. - Mississippi RiverKings Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Derek Landmesser announced that the team has signed defenseman Bryan Dallaire and forward Ryan Stouffer to contracts. Terms and conditions were not released. Dallaire, 22, is in his first professional season. The 6-foot-2, 175-pound defenseman appeared in 24 games with FHL Danbury and tallied five goals and 20 assists while amassing a +17 plus/minus rating. Stouffer, 25, signs his first professional with... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Friday, January 22, 2016

RiverKings acquire Peppler from Knoxville

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. - Mississippi RiverKings Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Derek Landmesser announced today that the team has acquired forward Bret Peppler from the Knoxville Ice Bears for future considerations. Peppler, 31, appeared in 24 games this season for the Ice Bears and collected five goals and seven assists. The 5-foot-9, 185-pound forward spent the past two seasons with the Louisiana IceGators, tallying 39 goals and 21 assists in 99 games. Peppler will wear number... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Thursday, January 21, 2016

Boyle reads to children of Grace Presbyterian

BARTLETT, Tenn. - Mississippi RiverKings defenseman Tim Boyle visited students of Grace Presbyterian Church pre-kindergarten program on Wednesday as a part of the RiverKings Read program. Boyle read to two classes of students, and signed an autographed poster for each classroom. Students took photos with Boyle, and received RiverKings posters to take home.   The RiverKings return to Concorde Career College Ice at the Landers Center on Friday, January 22 at 7:05 p.m. in a rematch... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Beer and Sheehan visit Spring Hill Elementary

MEMPHIS, Tenn - Mississippi RiverKings forward Matt Beer and Goaltender Garett Sheehan visited Spring Hill elementary to congratulate students on their stellar participation in the RiverKings Readers program. Beer and Sheehan read to the students and then fielded questions, including ones about their class' upcoming trip to the Lander's Center for Tuesday's Face-Off Field Trip. Players were also accompanied by RiverKings Mascot RiverThing, who helped the players sign autographs and take... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Boyle talks to kids about bullying

HERNANDO, Miss - Mississippi RiverKings Defenseman Tim Boyle spent the mornings of the 19th and 20th speaking to local pre-k classes about bullying, and what they can do to stop such behavior. "The 'fighting' is often one of the highlights of the game and most memorable. Often times, children imitate that. So, to hear a player talk about how they are really friends is hugely impactful!" Lacey HIlliard of Hernando United Methodist Church said. "The children kept repeating, "We must be nice!"... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Wednesday, January 20, 2016

RiverKings get Di Salvo back, lose Thomas

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. - Mississippi RiverKings Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Derek Landmesser announced today that goaltender Peter Di Salvo has returned from loan to ECHL Fort Wayne and that captain Leo Thomas has been called up by Fort Wayne. There is no timetable for his return. Di Salvo, 25, is in his third professional season and his second with the RiverKings. The Oakville, Ontario native appeared in 12 games with the RiverKings prior to his call up and posted an 8-3-1... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Willmott becomes third defenseman called to ECHL

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. - Mississippi RiverKings Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Derek Landmesser announced today that defenseman Dean Willmott has been called up to ECHL Missouri. There is no timetable for his return. Willmott, 25, is in his second professional season and first with the RiverKings. The 6-foot-3, 210-pound blueliner appeared in all 27 games for the RiverKings and collected three goals and 12 assists. His +13 plus/minus rating is tied for fourth amongst defensemen in... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Monday, January 18, 2016

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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
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