RiverKings shutout in Huntsville

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- The Mississippi RiverKings (16-11-2) dropped their first game in Huntsville this season as Adam Courchaine and the Huntsville Havoc (21-5-1) shutout the RiverKings 3-0 on Saturday night.

The Havoc struck first in the opening period. Johnny Daniels picked up a rebound right at the goal mouth and slipped it past goaltender Brad Barone to put the home team up 1-0 9:16 into the first.

In the second, the period remained scoreless until the final minute. Sy Nutkevitch picked up his own rebound and lifted a shot over Barone to give the Havoc a 2-0 lead going into the third.

Huntsville notched their third goal of the game midway through the third. With Tyler Barr in the box for tripping, Andy Willigar took a pass from Nolan Kaiser and one-timed a slap shot from the bluline past Barone to give the Havoc a 3-0 lead that they would hold onto for the victory.

Brad Barone (8-7-2) took the loss after stopping 27 of 30 shots against. Adam Courchaine (10-2-1) picked up the shutout after stopping all 19 shots against.

The RiverKings return to the Landers Center on Saturday night, January 21, for Elvis Night. Get your Friends and Family Packs by calling 662-342-1755.

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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 David Schmoll at 9:00 PM


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PEO Peoria 16 11 4 1 23
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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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Updated: December 9, 2017