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Marcuz notches two goals in overtime loss

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. – The Mississippi RiverKings (28-20-3) lose to the Pensacola Ice Flyers (24-19-8) by way of shootout. Ryan Marcuz notched two goals in the overtime loss. In the opening period, Marcuz tallied a wrister from the slot on a pass from rookie Derek Sutliffe to give the RiverKings a 1-0 lead. Although, Pensacola would answer back. Josh Harris and Andrew Schmit worked together twice to combine two goals in the period to give the Ice Flyers a 2-1 lead. In a period... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Sunday, March 26, 2017 | 0 comments

RiverKings fall to Ice Flyers 4-3

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. – Mike Moran had a pair of points, but the Mississippi RiverKings (28-20-2) fell to the Pensacola Ice Flyers (23-19-8) 4-3 on Military Night on Saturday in Southaven. In the first period, both teams managed to find the net. For the RiverKings, Mike Moran distributed a back door pass for Brant Sherwood to dish in the goal to give Mississippi a 1-0 lead. With 4:12 left on the clock, the Ice Flyers found offensive success behind a goal scored by defenseman Louis... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Saturday, March 25, 2017 | 0 comments

Lindores' first hat trick sparks confidence heading into crucial stretch

SOUTHAVEN, Miss - In last weekend’s home game against the Pensacola Ice Flyers, forward Robert Lindores struck his first hat trick of his professional career. He’s scored eight goals and four assists in 49 games with the RiverKings. For the 5-foot-10, 190-pound forward, he reached a proud moment in front of his mother where he tallied the three-goal game last Friday night. However much like other rookies in the league, he’s had to plow through the ups and downs as a... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Thursday, March 23, 2017 | 0 comments

Sutliffe signs contract, Jesseau placed on 14-Day IR

SOUTHAVEN, Miss.  - Mississippi RiverKings' Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations announced that newcomer Derek Sutliffe signed a contract and Dustin Jesseau has been placed on the 14-Day IR.  Sutliffe, 24, joined the RiverKings on March 11 for a three-game tryout. Prior to the RiverKings, the Las Vegas, Nev. native played college hockey at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minnesota where he tallied 111 games and amassed 78 points in four years at the... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Tuesday, March 21, 2017 | 0 comments

One year later, Coyne evolves into dependable role for RiverKings

SOUTHAVEN, Miss - One year ago, defenseman Richard Coyne laced up the skates and donned the blue and gold for the Saints of the College of St. Scholastica for one final time against Adrian College in the NCHA (North Collegiate Hockey Association) playoffs. Coming on the short end of a 4-2 contest in the best of three series, Coyne felt that work was still on the table for him. “With the college season ending, I was on the phone with my advisor seeking what would be the best move for... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Tuesday, March 21, 2017 | 0 comments

Moran nets a pair to lead RiverKings past Ice Flyers

PENSACOLA, Fla.  -- Mike Moran had a pair of goals and the Mississippi RiverKings (28-19-2) struck twice on the power play as they took a 4-3 victory from the Pensacola Ice Flyers (21-19-8) on Saturday night in Pensacola. The teams traded goals in the first period. The Ice Flyers struck first when Stephen Buco slipped a shot past goaltender Peter Di Salvo to put Pensacola ahead 1-0 just 4:50 into the opening frame. The RiverKings countered at the 11:18 mark with Mike Moran's... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Saturday, March 18, 2017 | 0 comments

RiverKings win 4-3 in shootout, clinch playoff spot

SOUTHAVEN, Miss – The Mississippi RiverKings (27-19-2) clinch a playoff berth by beating the Pensacola Ice Flyers (21-18-8) 4-3 in a shootout behind Robert Lindores’ hat trick performance.  In the first period of action, both teams displayed tough defense to keep the game scoreless. The RiverKings defense only allowed four shots on goal from the Ice Flyers. Pensacola’s goalie John McLean stopped all 12 shots from Mississippi in the period. With the commencement of... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Friday, March 17, 2017 | 0 comments

Mantha reflects on big night, looks ahead to stretch run

SOUTHAVEN, Miss -  The Mississippi RiverKings’ team captain Devin Mantha tied the RiverKings record for the most goals (5) and points (7) scored in one game in last Saturday’s 9-2 victory against the Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs. His performance earned him SPHL Player of the Week. Mantha spent most of the year with the ECHL Fort Wayne Komets where he played in 25 games and scored six points. Since his return with the RiverKings, the team captain has tallied just 21 points in... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Thursday, March 16, 2017 | 0 comments

Next Game

RiverKings vs. Cottonmouths

Tuesday, March 28 - 7:30 PM
Landers Center - Southaven, MS

Ticketmaster Game Notes

Schedule

Standings

TEAM GP W L OT PTS
x MAC Macon 50 33 11 6 72
x FAY Fayetteville 50 34 14 2 70
x HUN Huntsville 52 32 15 5 69
x PEO Peoria 51 28 12 11 67
x MRK RiverKings 51 28 20 3 59
x KNX Knoxville 51 26 18 7 59
x PEN Pensacola 51 24 19 8 56
COL Columbus 50 20 26 4 44
RKE Roanoke 51 16 27 8 40
EVV Evansville 51 13 29 9 35
 
Full Standings

Updated: March 26, 2017

x - Clinched Playoff Berth