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Poker tournament raises $1,300 for RiverKings ReachOut Fund

WEST MEMPHIS, Ar. - The Mississippi RiverKings and partner Southland Park Gaming and Racing teamed up on Sunday, January 17 for the hockey team's annual poker tournament to benefit the RiverKings ReachOut Fund at the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi. In all, the tournament had 46 participants and raised over $1,300 for the RiverKings ReachOut Fund that distributes funds to non-profit organizations throughout the Mid-South. Past beneficiaries have included St. Jude Children's... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Monday, January 18, 2016 | 0 comments

RiverKings earn point, fall in shootout to Louisiana

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. - Linden Bahm scored a shorthanded goal and Donald Olivieri tallied his first career SPHL point as the Mississippi RiverKings (14-8-5) earned a point in a 3-2 shootout loss to the Louisiana IceGators (11-13-3) on Saturday night on Concorde Career College Ice at the Landers Center. The RiverKings got the scoring started late in the first period. Just after Leo Thomas and Luke Sandler dropped the gloves after Sandler's questionable hit on Mike Grace, Donald Olivieri ripped a... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Saturday, January 16, 2016 | 0 comments

RiverKings score late, fall to Knoxville

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. - The Mississippi RiverKings (14-8-4) got a goal from Leo Thomas with 49 second left in regulation, but it was not enough as they fell 2-1 to the Knoxville Ice Bears (12-15-3) on Friday night. The Ice Bears took the lead just under six minutes into the first. Dennis Sicard took the puck from the left corner and brought it to the slot where his shot beat RiverKings' netminder Garrett Sheehan to put the Ice Bears on top 1-0. The teams traded power play opportunities in the... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Friday, January 15, 2016 | 0 comments

Boyle to IR, RiverKings sign pair from FHL

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. - Mississippi RiverKings Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Derek Landmesser announced today that the team has placed defenseman Tim Boyle on the 30-day Injured Reserve. The team has also signed forward Troy Polino and defenseman Donald Olivieri to contracts. Terms and conditions were not released. Boyle, 22, suffered a lower-body injury in the team's Friday night matchup with Pensacola. The 6-foot-2, 185-pound defenseman appeared in 25 games with the RiverKings... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Friday, January 15, 2016 | 0 comments

RiverKings players visit children at St. Jude

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Mississippi RiverKings players, hockey operations staff and mascot RiverThing took the afternoon to visit the children at St. Jude on January 14. The 20 players and staff took a tour of the facility before signing autographs, taking pictures with and meeting the children and families at St. Jude. RiverKings players met with the children at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital on Thursday afternoon ahead of their annual Pack the House for St. Jude night presented by... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Friday, January 15, 2016 | 0 comments

RiverKings, Super Drugs surprise Pleasant Hill Elementary

OLIVE BRANCH, Miss. - Mississippi RiverKings and sponsor Super Drugs Pharmacy visited Pleasant Hill Elementary Wednesday afternoon, delivering 125 free RiverKings tickets to students. Eddie O'Bannon and Super Drugs purchased $500 worth of tickets, with proceeds benefitting St Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Super Drugs' ticket purchase allows students of Pleasant Hill Elementary to attend Friday's RiverKings game versus the Knoxville Ice Bears at no charge. RiverKings... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Thursday, January 14, 2016 | 0 comments

Boyle reads to Bailey Station Elementary kindergarten students

COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. - Mississippi RiverKings defenseman Tim Boyle visited Bailey Station Elementary Tuesday afternoon, reading to librarian Jennifer Boren's kindergarten class as a part of the RiverKings Read program. "Bailey Station Elementary students scored with a library visit from Tim Boyle of the Mississippi RiverKings!" Boren said. "Kindergarten students were all ears for the story Brady Brady and the Great Rink!" Boyle was accompanied by RiverKings mascot, RiverThing, and fielded... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Wednesday, January 13, 2016 | 0 comments

RiverKings defenseman Young called-up to ECHL Elmira

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. -  Mississippi RiverKings Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Derek Landmesser announced that defenseman Ian Young has been called up to the Elmira Jackals of the ECHL. There is no timetable for his return. Young, 23, is in his first professional season with the RiverKings. The 6-foot-1, 194-pound native of Red Deer, Alberta has appeared in 23 games for the team this season, posting 11 assists and a plus/minus rating of +3. Young is the second RiverKings... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Monday, January 11, 2016 | 0 comments

Next Game

Fri, Dec. 15 @ Birmingham - 7:35 PM

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RiverKings vs. Ice Flyers
Sat, Dec. 23 - 7:00 PM

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Planters Bank Ice @ Landers Center

Schedule

Standings

TEAM GP W L OT PTS
PEN Pensacola 16 12 4 0 24
PEO Peoria 16 11 4 1 23
HUN Huntsville 15 9 4 2 20
MRK RiverKings 16 10 6 0 20
EVV Evansville 16 9 5 2 20
MAC Macon 16 7 5 4 18
KNX Knoxville 15 7 7 1 15
FAY Fayetteville 18 5 9 4 14
RKE Roanoke 15 5 8 2 12
BIR Birmingham 13 3 9 1 7
 
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Updated: December 12, 2017