RiverKings double up Cottonmouths, 6-3

COLUMBUS, Ga. –  The Mississippi RiverKings (2-1-0) scored five goals over the final two periods to double up the Columbus Cottonmouths (0-2-1), 6-3, at the Columbus Civic Center Friday night.  The Cottonmouths grabbed the lead at 5:33 into the first period when Kyle Brodie scored on a deflection on a left point shot, getting it past Peter Di Salvo for a 1-0 lead. Just a few minutes later the RiverKings pulled even on a 2-on-1, when Matt Harrington found Mark Pustin at the left... Read More
Posted by Lukas Favale at Friday, October 30, 2015 | 0 comments

RiverKings visit Cottonmouths for only game this week

Game 3: Mississippi RiverKings (1-1-0) vs. Columbus Cottonmouths (0-1-1) 6:30 p.m. CDT, Columbus Civic Center, Columbus, Georgia The Mississippi RiverKings return to Georgia for the second time in two weeks to face the Columbus Cottonmouths for the first time this season. The RiverKings defeated the other Georgia team, the Macon Mayhem, 4-1, last weekend in Macon. Columbus dropped its first two games of the season last week, falling to Huntsville in a shootout to open... Read More
Posted by Lukas Favale at Friday, October 30, 2015 | 0 comments

RiverKings sign defenseman Ian Young

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. –  The Mississippi RiverKings, the longest continually operating professional sports franchise in the greater Memphis area, and Head Coach Derek Landmesser have announced today they have signed defenseman Ian Young. Terms and conditions were not released. Young, 23, joins the RiverKings after a four-year career at Colorado College, where he played in 114 games and added 19 points (4g, 15a). The 6-foot-1, 194-pound defenseman finished his senior season in 2014-15 with 33... Read More
Posted by Lukas Favale at Friday, October 30, 2015 | 0 comments

RiverThing participates in AFSP Out of the Darkness Walk

MEMPHIS, Tenn. –  Mississippi RiverKings mascot, RiverThing, participated in the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) Out of the Darkness community walk on Saturday, Oct. 17 at the Memphis Botanic Gardens. RiverThing greeted walkers before the 12th annual walk began, interacted with the kids and received recognition during the pre-walk ceremony. RiverThing then helped lead the walk with WMC-TV's Joe Birch. 652 people participated in the walk, which raised funds to... Read More
Posted by Lukas Favale at Tuesday, October 27, 2015 | 0 comments

RiverKings Weekly Report - Oct. 27, 2015 - Vol. 24 Ed. 1

WEEKLY SCHEDULE Event  Day  Date  Time  Location  Broadcast Info  Coach's Show Tue. Oct. 27 7-8 p.m. Maria's Cantina Sports 56/87.7FM Game 3 at Columbus  Fri. Oct. 30  ... Read More
Posted by Lukas Favale at Monday, October 26, 2015 | 0 comments

RiverKings win first game vs. Mayhem, 4-1

MACON, Ga. –  The Mississippi RiverKings (1-1-0) scored two goals late in the first period and single goals in the second and third period to defeat the Macon Mayhem (0-1-1), 4-1, Saturday night at the Macon Coliseum. It was the first head-to-head meeting between the teams in the Mayhem's first game as a franchise. The game remained scoreless deep into the first period, until Ben Rubin scored his first goal as a member of the RiverKings. He received a pass from Michael Beaudry and... Read More
Posted by Lukas Favale at Saturday, October 24, 2015 | 0 comments

RiverKings take to the road to battle the Mayhem for the first time

Game 2: Mississippi RiverKings (0-1-0) vs. Macon Mayhem (0-0-1) 6:30 p.m. CDT, Macon Centreplex Coliseum, Macon, Georgia The Mississippi RiverKings hit the road for the first time in the 2015-16 season as they visit the Macon Mayhem. It’s the first of eight head-to-head matches between the teams. The Mayhem lost their first game in the SPHL last night to the Knoxville Ice Bears in a shootout, 5-4. Macon had a 4-2 lead late in the second, but the Ice Bears rallied to spoil... Read More
Posted by Lukas Favale at Saturday, October 24, 2015 | 0 comments

RiverKings shutout in 2015-16 season opener

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. –  The Mississippi RiverKings (0-1-0) opened their 24th season of hockey with a 2-0 loss to the Louisiana IceGators (1-0-0) Friday night at the Landers Center. The game featured a matchup of former RiverKings teammates in goal, with Peter Di Salvo starting for the RiverKings and Adam Courchaine starting for the IceGators. In a scoreless first period, those two stole the show, combining to stop 24 shots, including 17 saves for Courchaine. It was much of the same in the... Read More
Posted by Lukas Favale at Friday, October 23, 2015 | 0 comments

Next Game

RiverKings @ Cottonmouths
Friday, March 31 - 6:30 PM
Columbus (GA) Civic Center

Watch Party at Old Style Bar-B-Q

SPHL Live Game Notes

Next Home Game vs. Evansville
Sunday, April 2 - 3:00 PM

Ticketmaster Game Notes



x FAY Fayetteville 51 35 14 2 72
x MAC Macon 51 33 12 6 72
x HUN Huntsville 52 32 15 5 69
x PEO Peoria 51 28 12 11 67
x MRK RiverKings 52 29 20 3 61
x KNX Knoxville 52 27 18 7 61
x PEN Pensacola 51 24 19 8 56
COL Columbus 51 20 27 4 44
RKE Roanoke 52 16 28 8 40
EVV Evansville 51 13 29 9 35
Full Standings

Updated: March 28, 2017

x - Clinched Playoff Berth