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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 the FHL where he also tallied eight points (3G, 5A) and 48 penalty minutes.

Barr, 28, is in his eighth year of professional hockey. The North Vancouver, BC native has played in 50 games for the RiverKings and has tallied 17 points (4G,13A). The 6-foot-2, 215 pound forward leads the team in penalty minutes (162) for the 2016-2017 season. 


RiverKings announce that forward Dustin Jesseau has been activated off the injury reserve while forward Tyler Barr has been placed on the 14-Day IR. © Kori LaVire 

The Mississippi RiverKings travel to Columbus tonight for another match against the Cottonmouths for a 6:30 puck drop. Catch all the action at the official watch party headquarters, Old Style Bar-B-Q in Olive Branch. The team returns home to the Landers Center this Sunday, April 2 to take on the Evansville Thunderbolts for a 3:00 p.m. face-off. For tickets and details, call 662-342-1755 or visit RiverKings.com

About the Mississippi RiverKings
The RiverKings are supported by our community partners, season ticket holders, fans, and grants from Maddox Foundation, an independent private foundation based in Hernando, Miss. To find out more about the RiverKings, call 662-342-1755 or visit RiverKings.com.

 

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Standings

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
y-Clinched Regular Season Title