Peter Di Salvo named to All-SPHL Second Team

HUNTERSVILLE, NC – The Southern Professional Hockey League on Thursday announced its 2014-2015 All-SPHL Second Team as selected in a vote of league coaches, general managers and media representatives. Mississippi RiverKings goalie Peter Di Salvo was named the lone goalie on the All-SPHL Second Team.

"Our goaltending has been the strength of our team since day one," Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Derek Landmesser said. "Peter has been a big part of that."

Di Salvo, 24, is in his first season with the RiverKings. He played 30 games during the regular season and was 19-8-0 with a 2.36 goals-against average and a .921 save percentage. He finished tied for second in the SPHL in goals-against average and was third in wins. The Oakville, Ontario native posted two shutouts, the first two of his professional career.

All-SPHL Second Team

F - Corey Banfield, Pensacola Ice Flyers
F - Ryan Salvis, Knoxville Ice Bears
F - Bryce Williamson, Columbus Cottonmouths
D - Jan Safar, Fayetteville FireAntz
D - Stuart Stefan, Huntsville Havoc
G - Peter Di Salvo, Mississippi RiverKings

The RiverKings will host Game 2 of the First Round of the President's Cup Playoffs against the Pensacola Ice Flyers Friday, April 3 at 7:05 p.m. at the Landers Center. Playoff tickets start at $6 at the Landers Center Box Office or at riverkings.com/ticketmaster. Fans are encouraged to wear green for a "Green Out" and those who do will save $2 on select tickets at the Box Office. Group packages for groups of 15 or more start at $5 and are available by calling the RiverKings front office at 662-342-1755.

About the Mississippi RiverKings

The Mississippi RiverKings are supported by their community partners, season ticket holders, fans, and by program-related investments of the Maddox Foundation, an independent private foundation based in Hernando, Miss. To find out more about the RiverKings, call 662.342.1755 or visit www.riverkings.com.

Mississippi RiverKings goalie Peter Di Salvo was named to the All-SPHL Second Team today after going 19-8-0 in the regular season with a 2.36 goals-against average and a .921 save percentage. © John Coffin

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