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RiverKings extend winning streak to six with 3-2 win

PENSACOLA, Fla. - A three-goal second period gave the Mississippi RiverKings (21-9-6) a 3-2 victory, their sixth in a row, over the Pensacola Ice Flyers (20-12-2) on Friday night in Pensacola. The Ice Flyers struck first late in the first period. Adam Pawlick took a pass through the crease from Corey Banfield and buried it past RiverKings' netminder Garrett Seehan and Pensacola had a 1-0 lead with 3:03 left in the first. In the second, the RiverKings exploded for a trio of goals. Just... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Friday, February 12, 2016 | 0 comments

Hosmer feels at home with RiverKings

“A text of ‘REALLY’ with about 50 exclamation and question marks.” That was what RiverKings forward Todd Hosmer received from his girlfriend when he told her there might be a trade that sent him back to the team where he started his professional hockey career. Later that day, he got another text, this one from RiverKings’ Head Coach Derek Landmesser. “Welcome back, ‘Hos’.” He was officially coming back to Southaven. Southaven is a special place for Hosmer. Not only was it Southaven where... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Thursday, February 11, 2016 | 2 comments

SPHL adds Evansville for 2016-17 season

EVANSVILLE, Ind. – Mayor Lloyd Winnecke announced today that Evansville will be the newest member of the Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) with a brand new team for the 2016-17 season. At the press event, Mayor Winnecke stated that, “Three years ago, hockey fans recorded the highest attendance in the city’s hockey history, while playing in the Central Hockey League (CHL) at the Ford Center. As the SPHL is the most comparable league, Evansville now has the opportunity to make... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Monday, February 8, 2016 | 0 comments

RiverKings take fifth-straight with 4-3 win over Havoc

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. - The Mississippi RiverKings (20-9-6) overcame a two-goal deficit in the first 20 minutes as they won their fifth straight game with a 4-3 victory over the Huntsville Havoc (18-15-2) on Saturday night on Concorde Career College Ice at Landers Center. The Havoc jumped out to a two-goal lead in the first. John McGinnis put the Havoc on top with a shot that banked off the back of goaltender Garrett Sheehan just 3:14 into the game to give Huntsville a 1-0 lead. Later in the... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Saturday, February 6, 2016 | 1 comments

RiverKings get Thomas back from ECHL Fort Wayne

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. - Mississippi RiverKings Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Derek Landmesser announced today that Captain Leo Thomas has been returned from call-up to ECHL Fort Wayne. Thomas, 34, is in his third season with the RiverKings and 13th as a professional. The 5-foot-11, 190-pound forward has 12 points (6G, 6A) in 17 games with the RiverKings so far this season. In seven games with Fort Wayne, the Toronto, Ontario native had one assist. To make room for Thomas, the... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Saturday, February 6, 2016 | 0 comments

RiverKings take fourth straight with 3-1 road victory

MACON, Ga. - The Mississippi RiverKings (19-9-6) won their fourth-straight game with a 3-1 victory over the Macon Mayhem (13-19-4) on Friday night in Macon. After a scoreless first period, the teams traded goals in the second. The RiverKings got on the board first when Ryan Marcuz scooped up a rebound and slid it between the legs of Garrett Bartus for his 13th goal of the season just 2:10 into the middle frame. Macon notched the equalizer with three minutes to go in the second when Shawn... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Friday, February 5, 2016 | 0 comments

RiverKings add size with Soumelidis

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. - Mississippi RiverKings Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Derek Landmesser announced today that the team has signed forward Stathis Soumelidis. Terms and conditions were not released. Soumelidis (soo-muh-LID-is), 22, joins the RiverKings after beginning the season with FHL Berlin. In 12 games, the 6-foot-2, 205-pound rookie had 10 points (6G, 4A) and 19 penalty minutes. The Brno, Czech Republic native turned pro this season after splitting his juniors career with... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Friday, February 5, 2016 | 0 comments

RiverKings overcome two-goal deficit, beat Knoxville 3-2

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - The Mississippi RiverKings (18-9-6) erased a two-goal deficit with three third-period goals as they won their third straight with a 3-2 victory over the Knoxville Ice Bears (14-18-3) on Tuesday night in Knoxville. The Ice Bears struck first late in the first. Brad Pawlowski scooped up a loose puck and backhanded it over a diving Garrett Sheehan to give Knoxville a 1-0 lead with just 58 seconds left in the opening frame. In the second, the Ice Bears found success at the... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Tuesday, February 2, 2016 | 0 comments

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