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Sutliffe signs contract, Jesseau placed on 14-Day IR

SOUTHAVEN, Miss.  - Mississippi RiverKings' Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations announced that newcomer Derek Sutliffe signed a contract and Dustin Jesseau has been placed on the 14-Day IR.  Sutliffe, 24, joined the RiverKings on March 11 for a three-game tryout. Prior to the RiverKings, the Las Vegas, Nev. native played college hockey at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minnesota where he tallied 111 games and amassed 78 points in four years at the... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Tuesday, March 21, 2017 | 0 comments

One year later, Coyne evolves into dependable role for RiverKings

SOUTHAVEN, Miss - One year ago, defenseman Richard Coyne laced up the skates and donned the blue and gold for the Saints of the College of St. Scholastica for one final time against Adrian College in the NCHA (North Collegiate Hockey Association) playoffs. Coming on the short end of a 4-2 contest in the best of three series, Coyne felt that work was still on the table for him. “With the college season ending, I was on the phone with my advisor seeking what would be the best move for... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Tuesday, March 21, 2017 | 0 comments

Moran nets a pair to lead RiverKings past Ice Flyers

PENSACOLA, Fla.  -- Mike Moran had a pair of goals and the Mississippi RiverKings (28-19-2) struck twice on the power play as they took a 4-3 victory from the Pensacola Ice Flyers (21-19-8) on Saturday night in Pensacola. The teams traded goals in the first period. The Ice Flyers struck first when Stephen Buco slipped a shot past goaltender Peter Di Salvo to put Pensacola ahead 1-0 just 4:50 into the opening frame. The RiverKings countered at the 11:18 mark with Mike Moran's... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Saturday, March 18, 2017 | 0 comments

RiverKings win 4-3 in shootout, clinch playoff spot

SOUTHAVEN, Miss – The Mississippi RiverKings (27-19-2) clinch a playoff berth by beating the Pensacola Ice Flyers (21-18-8) 4-3 in a shootout behind Robert Lindores’ hat trick performance.  In the first period of action, both teams displayed tough defense to keep the game scoreless. The RiverKings defense only allowed four shots on goal from the Ice Flyers. Pensacola’s goalie John McLean stopped all 12 shots from Mississippi in the period. With the commencement of... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Friday, March 17, 2017 | 0 comments

Mantha reflects on big night, looks ahead to stretch run

SOUTHAVEN, Miss -  The Mississippi RiverKings’ team captain Devin Mantha tied the RiverKings record for the most goals (5) and points (7) scored in one game in last Saturday’s 9-2 victory against the Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs. His performance earned him SPHL Player of the Week. Mantha spent most of the year with the ECHL Fort Wayne Komets where he played in 25 games and scored six points. Since his return with the RiverKings, the team captain has tallied just 21 points in... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Thursday, March 16, 2017 | 0 comments

Moran settling in during hectic rookie season

SOUTHAVEN, Miss - Before his first home game against the Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs since his call-up, rookie Mike Moran settles back into something familiar. He gazes down at the laces of his black skates while he tapes white stripes along his Easton hockey stick in front of a RiverKings black and gold number 26 jersey before battle. Calm, cool and collected, Moran is ready to spawn havoc for opposing teams. In his rookie season with the Mississippi RiverKings, the forward has accumulated 41... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Wednesday, March 15, 2017 | 0 comments

Harrington nets two in 4-2 victory over the Huntsville Havoc

SOUTHAVEN, Miss.  - Matt Harrington scored twice as the Mississippi RiverKings (26-19-2) defeated the Huntsville Havoc (30-12-5) 4-2 on Tuesday night at the Landers Center in Southaven..  With the RiverKings on the penalty kill, team captain Devin Mantha continued his hot streak in the first period and struck a wrist shot from the slot to give the RIverKings a early 1-0 lead. Mississippi's team defense and goalie Peter Di Salvo managed to hold the Havoc scoreless on four... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Tuesday, March 14, 2017 | 0 comments

Fox activated from Injured Reserve

SOUTHAVEN, Miss.  -- Mississippi RiverKings Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Derek Landmesser has activated forward Dillan Fox from the 21-day injured reserve. Fox, 25, has played in 39 games for the RiverKings this season amassing 29 points (13G, 16A) so far in the regular season. Prior to being placed on IR, Fox was the second-leading active scorer on the team. The 5-foot-11, 190-pound forward is in his second season with the RiverKings, joining the team last... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Tuesday, March 14, 2017 | 0 comments

Next Game

RiverKings vs. Rail Yard Dawgs
Fri, Feb. 23 - 7:00 PM
Fresh Friday
Presented by Valpak
Planters Bank Ice @ Landers Center



PEO Peoria 40 27 10 3 57
PEN Pensacola 37 24 9 4 52
MAC Macon 39 23 11 5 51
HUN Huntsville 41 23 13 5 51
KNX Knoxville 40 22 14 4 48
EVV Evansville 42 19 17 6 44
MRK RiverKings 39 19 18 2 40
RKE Roanoke 40 18 19 3 39
BIR Birmingham 41 15 21 5 35
FAY Fayetteville 41 10 25 6 26
Full Standings

Updated: February 18, 2017