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RiverKings Re-sign Pair of Forwards

PRESS RELEASE - The Mississippi RiverKings and Head Coach/Director of Hockey Operations Derek Landmesser have announced the re-signing of forwards Brant Sherwood and Derek Sutliffe.

Brant Sherwood Returns for his second season with the RiverKingsSherwood, 26, returns to the RiverKings for his third professional season and second with Mississippi. After two seasons at SUNY- Cortland, Sherwood began his professional career in 2015-16 with the Berlin River Drivers of the Federal Hockey League where he averaged 1.15 points per game. The San Anselmo, CA, native joined the RiverKings in 2016-17 and tallied 33 points (14G, 19A) in 48 regular season games while adding two more helpers in the postseason.

Sutliffe, 25, will begin his first professional season with the RiverKings in 2017-18, after four years at the College of St. Scholastica. The 6-foot-one winger played 14 total games under an amateur contract with the RiverKings last season, notching 11 points (3G, 8A) including an assist in three playoff games.

The 2017-18 RiverKings season begins October 20th when the Knoxville IceBears visit Landers Center. Ticket packages are available now by visiting www.riverkings.com/familypacks or by calling the RiverKings office at 662-342-1755.

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 TJ Chillot at 2:21 PM

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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

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