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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 | 0 comments

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 | 0 comments

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 | 0 comments

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 | 0 comments

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 | 0 comments

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 | 0 comments

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 | 0 comments

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 | 0 comments

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TEAM GP W L OT PTS
x MAC Macon 56 37 13 6 80
x FAY Fayetteville 56 36 17 3 75
x PEO Peoria 56 32 13 11 75
x HUN Huntsville 56 34 16 6 74
x MRK RiverKings 56 32 21 3 67
x KNX Knoxville 56 29 20 7 65
x PEN Pensacola 56 27 21 8 62
x COL Columbus 56 22 30 4 48
RKE Roanoke 56 17 30 9 43
EVV Evansville 56 14 32 10 38
 
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