RiverKings home opener set for October 23

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. – The Mississippi RiverKings, the longest continually operating sports franchise in the greater Memphis area, have announced today that their home opener for the 2015-16 season will be Friday, October 23 at the Landers Center.

The RiverKings, coming off an appearance in the Southern Professional Hockey League's President's Cup Finals in 2014-15 will open the season at 7:05 p.m. against a yet-to-be-determined opponent at the Landers Center.

To celebrate the home opener, the RiverKings are offering fans a buy one, get one free group package. A group of 15 or more can purchase group tickets starting at $9 per ticket and that group will receive an identical group package good for any other game the rest of the regular season. Groups of 30 or more who purchase their tickets at least one month in advance will receive an additional two dollars off the group rate and will also receive the free group package good for any game the rest of the regular season.

Group tickets for the home opener can be purchased today by calling 662-342-1755. Individual game tickets will go on sale at a later date. The rest of the 2015-16 schedule will be announced at a later date.

The Mississippi RiverKings are proud to be the longest, continually operating sports franchise in the Memphis area, as they begin their 24th season in 2015. RiverKings' season tickets for the 2015-16 season are on sale now by calling 662-342-1755! Renew by August 1 to keep your 2014-15 seats. Pay in full by September 1 to receive a commemorative season ticket holder booklet. For more information, check out riverkings.com.

About the Mississippi RiverKings

The RiverKings are supported by our community partners, season ticket holders, fans, and grants from 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 makes a save in a playoff game at the Landers Center last season. The RiverKings will open the 2015-16 season, the 24th in team history, on Friday, October 23 at the Landers Center. © John Coffin

Posted by Lukas Favale at 12:30 PM

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