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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

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Schedule

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
 
Full Standings

Updated: April 8, 2018

x-Clinched Playoff Berth
y-Clinched Regular Season Title