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Sova becomes RiverKings first call-up of season

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. -- Mississippi RiverKings Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Derek Landmesser announced today that defenseman has been called up to ECHL Fort Wayne.

Sova, 28, joined the RiverKings prior to this weekend's games after being acquired from the Peoria Rivermen in exchange for defenseman Donald Olivieri. The 6-foot-3, 200-pound defenseman recorded one goal and had a +1 plus/minus in two games with the RiverKings.


Defenseman Joe Sova becomes the first RiverKing called up in the 2016-17 season after earning a promotion to ECHL Fort Wayne. © Kori LaVire

The RiverKings return home this Sunday as they take on the Peoria Rivermen at 3:00 p.m. For ticket information, call the RiverKings front office at 662-342-1755 or visit riverkings.com.

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 www.riverkings.com.

Posted by David Schmoll at 2:25 PM

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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
 
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Updated: April 8, 2018

x-Clinched Playoff Berth
y-Clinched Regular Season Title