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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 points in 32 games) and seven rookies including Mike Moran, who leads the SPHL in points for rookies with 53 (29G,24A).

Forwards
#9 - Ryan Marcuz
#10 - Devin Mantha (C)
#18 - Dustin Jesseau 
#19 - Derek Sutliffe
#21 - Brant Sherwood
#26 - Mike Moran 
#39 - Robert Lindores
#44 - Tyler Barr 
#61 - Dillan Fox 
#74 - Matt Harrington (A)
#86 - Cory Tyrell 

Defensemen 
#2 - Joe Sova (A)
#6 - Steven Hoshaw
#7 - Sam Higgins
#17 - Mike Grace
#23 - Richard Coyne
#57 - Cody Castro 

Goalies 
#30 - Brad Barone
#35 - Peter Di Salvo 

To begin Mississippi's journey for the crown, the team will face the fourth seed Huntsville Havoc in a three-game series beginning on Wednesday night at 7:30 p.m at the Landers Center. The RiverKings will host Game 1 on Wedesday night with Game 2 and Game 3 (if necessary) hosted in Huntsville at the Benton H. Wilcoxon Municipal Ice Complex. Puck drop for the second and third games of the best-of-3 series is set for 7:00 p.m. with all of the action available on SPHLlive.com and free audio available on RiverKings.com.

Fans with questions about tickets can call 662-342-1755 or visit riverkings.com for more information.


RiverKings begin playoff action in a three-game sereis against the Huntsville Havoc  starting on Wednesday, April 12 at 7:30 p.m. at the Landers Center.

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.

 

Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at 9:41 AM

Comments

4/11/2017 at 11:11 AM by cindi

We managed to get ticket to game 2 but won't be able to stay for game 3 (if necessary) even if tickets are made available. This article says you can watch on SPHLlive.com. Will they have the ability to stream the game from their practice facility ???


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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
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RKE Roanoke 15 5 8 2 12
BIR Birmingham 12 3 8 1 7
 
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Updated: December 9, 2017