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RiverKings announce roster for 2017 President's Cup Playoffs

SOUTHAVEN, Miss .  After yesterday's roster deadline for the President's Cup Playoffs, Mississippi RiverKings Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Derek Landmesser finalized the roster for post-season play.  After finishing the regular season in fifth place, the RiverKings head into playoff action with 11 forwards, six defenseman, and two goalies. Mississippi's roster includes prominent veteran experience from players such as team captain Devin Mantha (39... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Tuesday, April 11, 2017 | 1 comments

RiverKings open 2017 playoffs at home Wednesday

SOUTHAVEN, Miss.  -- The Mississippi RiverKings will open their 2017 run for the President's Cup on Wednesday night at 7:30 p.m. against the Huntsville Havoc at the Landers Center in Southaven. Tickets for Wednesday's game are available through the Landers Center Box Office or online at RiverKings.com/ticketmaster. The RiverKings have a limited set of Playoff Two Packs where fans receive two tickets, two hot dogs and two sodas for $20, available at RiverKings.com/twopack. ... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Monday, April 10, 2017 | 0 comments

Sutliffe tallies two points in finale loss

PEORIA, Ill.  -- Brad Barone made 23 saves and Derek Sutliffe had two points, but the Mississippi RiverKings (32-21-3) fell in their regular season finale 4-2 to the Peoria Rivermen (32-13-11) on Saturday night in Peoria. The Rivermen took the lead near the midway point of the first. Donald Olivieri rifled a shot through traffic that beat RiverKings' netminder Brad Barone to put Peoria ahead 1-0 at the 12:43 mark of the opening frame. Peoria added to their lead in the second.... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Saturday, April 8, 2017 | 0 comments

RiverKings defeat Rivermen 3-2

SOUTHAVEN, Miss . -- Led by Matt Harrington's three-point performance, the Mississippi RiverKings (32-20-3) defeated the Peoria Rivermen (31-13-11) 3-2 in front of 3,132 on Friday night at the Landers Center in Southaven. In the first period, the RiverKings jumped out to a 2-0 lead. In Mississippi's first goal, Matt Harrington dished a pass to forward Corey Tyrell for a backhanded goal. Matt Harrington found a wide open net from a pass behind the net from Derek Sutliffe to... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Friday, April 7, 2017 | 0 comments

Sutliffe nets two in 4-2 victory over Thunderbolts

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. - Rookie Derek Sutliffe tallied two goals in the Mississippi RiverKings (31-20-3) victory over the Evansville Thunderbolts (13-32-9). After a scoreless 14 minutes to open the game, the RiverKings found the net first. With 5:22 left to play in the period, defenseman Joe Sova fired a shot from the left circle that would bounce off the right post into the net for a RiverKings 1-0 lead. Just under two minutes into the second period, newcomer Derek Sutliffe scored his first... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Sunday, April 2, 2017 | 0 comments

Mantha scores two in RiverKings road win

COLUMBUS, Ga.  -- Devin Mantha notched a pair of goals as the Mississippi RiverKings (30-20-3) picked up a 4-2 victory against the Columbus Cottonmouths (20-28-4) on Friday night in Columbus. The RiverKings got on the board first late in the opening period. Robert Lindores' shot through traffic found its way past Columbus goaltender Mavric Parks to put the RiverKings ahead 1-0 with 5:20 left in the first. In the second, the RiverKings tallied a pair to extend their lead.... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Friday, March 31, 2017 | 0 comments

Jesseau activated back to roster, Barr to 14-Day IR

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. -  Mississippi RiverKings Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Derek Landmesser announced today that forward Dustin Jesseau will be activated off of the injury reserve list, while forward Tyler Barr will be placed on the 14-Day IR. Jesseau, 24, is in his first year year with Mississippi. The 6-foot-1, 190-pound center has scored eight points (5G, 3A) in 31 games for the RiverKings. The Toronto, Ont. native previously spent time with the Watertwon Wolves in... Read More
at Friday, March 31, 2017

Marcuz assembles best season yet, lends veteran experience toward post-season

SOUTHAVEN, Miss . - In the top 10 of the SPHL for points scored for 2016-2017 season, the fourth-year Mississippi RiverKings’ forward Ryan Marcuz lends veteran experience for the team that’s gearing up for the playoffs. This season, Marcuz has scored 43 points (26G,17A) in 52 games for the team. The gritty forward looks to sustain the RiverKings offensive fire power down the crucial stretch. By scoring more goals and assists than he has ever before, the seasoned... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Friday, March 31, 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 38 25 10 3 53
PEN Pensacola 37 24 9 4 52
MAC Macon 38 22 11 5 49
KNX Knoxville 38 22 12 4 48
HUN Huntsville 39 22 13 4 48
EVV Evansville 40 19 15 6 44
MRK RiverKings 39 19 18 2 40
RKE Roanoke 38 16 19 3 35
BIR Birmingham 40 14 21 5 33
FAY Fayetteville 39 10 23 6 26
Full Standings

Updated: February 16, 2017