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Third-Period Comeback Falls Short in Louisiana

By: David Schmoll david@riverkings.com January 31, 2014 LAFAYETTE, La. – For the second time in as many games in Louisiana, the Mississippi RiverKings (19-13-3) battled back with third-period goals, but could not complete the comeback in a 5-4 loss to the Louisiana IceGators (22-12-3) on Friday night. The RiverKings got the scoring started in the first period. Just over five minutes in, Brett Valliquette hammered home a Phil Bronner pass past Kiefer Smiley to put the visitors ahead... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Friday, January 31, 2014

IceGators Hand RiverKings Fourth Straight Loss

By: David Schmoll david@riverkings.com January 28, 2014 SOUTHAVEN, Miss. -- The Mississippi RiverKings (19-12-3) fell behind by two in the first period and could not come back as they fell for the fourth consecutive game, 2-1, to the Louisiana IceGators () during the 14th Belhaven University Face Off Field trip in front of over 7,000 Mid-South students. The IceGators scored early in the first period to take the lead. Chris Wilson was awarded a penalty shot just 1:23 into play and... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Tuesday, January 28, 2014

No Rest for Struggling RiverKings

By: Will Wodka media@riverkings.com January 27, 2014 Date  Time  Opponent  Broadcast  Tues. January 28 10:35 a.m.  vs. Louisiana (19-12-3)  America One Sports Network  Fri. January 31 7:05 p.m.  @ Louisiana (19-12-3) Sports 56/87.7FM/America One Sports Network  Sat. February 1 7:05 p.m.  vs. Columbus (15-16-2)  America One Sports Network  WEEKEND RECAP: The RiverKings fell to third in the... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Monday, January 27, 2014

Caveney and Ice Flyers Hand RiverKings Third Straight Loss

By: David Schmoll david@riverkings.com January 26, 2014 PENSACOLA, Fla. -- The Pensacola Ice Flyers (21-13-2) exploded for five goals in the third period as the Mississippi RiverKings (19-11-3) dropped their third consecutive game, an 8-4 loss in Pensacola. Pensacola took the lead midway through a low-scoring first period. Joe Caveney's wrist shot beat Matt Krahn to put the Ice Flyers on top 1-0, a lead they took into the first intermission. In the second, the game opened up.... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Sunday, January 26, 2014

First Period Deficit Dooms RiverKings in Louisiana

By: David Schmoll david@riverkings.com January 24, 2014 LAFAYETTE, La. -- The Mississsippi RiverKings (19-10-3) scored three unanswered goals in the third period, but could not overcome a five goal deficit as they fell 5-4 to the Louisiana IceGators (18-12-3) in Lafayette on Friday night. The IceGators jumped out to a 4-0 advantage in the first. Shawn McNeil got the offense started just 2:52 into the opening frame after taking an Adam Stuart pass and beating Dan McWhinney over the... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Friday, January 24, 2014

Surge Halt RiverKings' Streak at Three

By: David Schmoll david@riverkings.com January 23, 2014 SOUTHAVEN, Miss. -- Ian Boots scored two goals and the Mississippi Surge (15-16-1) peppered 46 shots on Matt Krahn as they took a 4-3 win in overtime to snap the Mississippi RiverKings' (19-9-3) winning streak at three on Thursday night. The RiverKings scored the lone goal of the first period 11:56 in. Leo Thomas slid a rebound between the legs of Mathieu Dugas to give the RiverKings a 1-0 lead heading into the first intermission. ... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Thursday, January 23, 2014

Sobotka Placed on IR

By: David Schmoll david@riverkings.com January 22, 2014 SOUTHAVEN, Miss. -- Mississippi RiverKings Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Derek Landmesser announced Wednesday that the team has placed defenseman Daniel Sobotka on the 30-day Injured Reserve with an undisclosed injury. Sobotka, 21, appeared in 16 games with the RiverKings this season, tallying three goals and eight assists. The 6-foot-6, 220-pound native of Prague, Czech Republic played in 12 games with the St.... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Bronner Named Easton Player of the Week

HUNTERSVILLE, NC  - The Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) today announced Phil Bronner of the Mississippi RiverKings is the Easton Player of the Week for January 13-19. Bronner, who was acquired in a trade with Knoxville earlier in the week, made an immediate impact by scoring three goals, two of which were game-winners, as the RiverKings swept a pair of games and moved into a tie for first place in the standings. On Friday, the Wilbraham, MA native scored both of... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Tuesday, January 21, 2014

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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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