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RiverKings score late, fall in a shootout to Knoxville

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. - The Mississippi RiverKings (9-2-1) scored a third-period goal to tie the game at one, but the Knoxville Ice Bears (5-8-2) scored four goals in a nine-round shootout to snap the RiverKings home winning streak at five and take game two of their home-and-home series 2-1. The Ice Bears got on the board early in the first. Todd Hosmer took a pass from Trever Hertz in the slot and ripped a one-time shot past Peter Di Salvo and give Knoxville the 1-0 lead 5:25 into the first. ... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Saturday, November 28, 2015 | 0 comments

RiverKings stay hot, knock off Knoxville, 4-2

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Matt Beer had two points and Peter Di Salvo made 29 saves as the Mississippi RiverKings (9-2-0) knocked off the Knoxville Ice Bears (4-8-2) 4-2 in Knoxville on Friday night. The Ice Bears found the back first late in the opening frame. With the Corey Bellamy called for holding and Peter Di Salvo called for delay of game, Doug Reid ripped a slap shot past the RiverKings netminder to give the Ice Bears a 1-0 lead.  The second period featured the teams trading goals.... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Friday, November 27, 2015 | 0 comments

RiverKings add second-year goaltender McGrath

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. - The Mississippi RiverKings announced today that they have signed goaltender Dalton McGrath prior to their contest tonight against Knoxville. Terms and conditions were not released. McGrath, 24, is a second-year professional after completing a two-year college career at Brock University (OUAA). The Brampton, Ontario native split time last season between the Steel City Warriors (FHL) and ECHL Brampton. This year, the 6-foot-1, 185 netminder is 2-1-0 with a 1.35 goals... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Friday, November 27, 2015 | 0 comments

Grogan Loaned to ECHL Tulsa

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. -  Mississippi RiverKings goaltender Matt Grogan has been loaned to ECHL Tulsa, the team announced today. This is Grogan's second call-up of the season after spending time earlier in the year with ECHL Orlando. Grogan, 27, is in his first season with the RiverKings and has made four starts and is 4-0-0 with a 2.74 goals-against average and a .891 save percentage. He started and won for the RiverKings last night as they defeated the Huntsville Havoc, 6-5, on Concorde... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Wednesday, November 25, 2015 | 0 comments

RiverKings win come-from-behind thriller over Huntsville

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. - Mark Pustin tallied a hat trick as the Mississippi RiverKings (8-2-0) found themselves trailing four times on Tuesday night, but came from behind to knock off the Huntsville Havoc (6-5-0) 6-5 on Tuesday night. The teams traded goals in the first period. Jason Popek netted his first goal of the night when he collected a pass from Brett Lutes on the power play and beat the glove of Matt Grogen to give the Havoc their first lead of the night 7:24 into the first. But Mark... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Tuesday, November 24, 2015 | 0 comments

RiverKings Weekly Report - Nov. 23, 2015 - Vol. 24 Ed. 5

WEEKLY SCHEDULE Event  Day  Date  Time  Location  Broadcast Info  Game 10 vs. Huntsville Tues. Nov. 24 7:05 p.m. Concorde Career College Ice @ Landers Center SPHL Live/RiverKings.com Game 11 @ Knoxville  ... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Monday, November 23, 2015 | 0 comments

Three-goal third period propels RiverKings past Ice Bears 4-3

Southaven, Miss. - The Mississippi RiverKings (7-2-0) scored three third-period goals to erase a two-goal deficit and knock off the Knoxville Ice Bears (4-4-2) 4-3 on Friday night on Concorde Career College Ice at the Landers Center. The Ice Bears got the scoring started early in the first period. Bret Peppler took an outlet pass behind the RiverKings defense and beat Peter Di Salvo on a breakaway to take a 1-0 lead 6:47 into the opening period. Knoxville added to their advantage late in... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Friday, November 20, 2015 | 0 comments

RiverKings Scrimmage with Strayhorn Elementary's TAGS Program

SARAH, Miss.: RiverKings’ mascot, RiverThing, accompanied forwards Benjamin Rubin and Michael Beaudry to Strayhorn Elementary on Tuesday, November 16 as a part of the “Sticks are for Kids” community development program. Rubin and Beaudry presented the group of 40 students, ranging from grade 2 to 6, with the basics of hockey including stick handling, shooting, and safety. The students were eager to ask questions of the two RiverKings before taking to the gym floor to test their new learned... Read More
Posted by Colby Dorris at Friday, November 20, 2015 | 0 comments

Next Game

Coach's Show @ Maria's Cantina

Tuesday, February 21 - 7:00 PM


RiverKings vs. Rail Yard Dawgs

Friday, February 24 - 7:30 PM
Faith & Family Night
Landers Center - Southaven, MS

Ticketmaster Game Notes

Schedule

Standings

TEAM GP W L OT PTS
MAC Macon 38 25 8 5 55
HUN Huntsville 39 26 10 3 55
FAY Fayetteville 38 24 13 1 49
MRK RiverKings 41 23 16 2 48
PEO Peoria 38 19 10 9 47
KNX Knoxville 39 21 14 4 46
PEN Pensacola 39 18 15 6 42
RKE Roanoke 39 13 20 6 32
COL Columbus 38 14 21 3 31
EVV Evansville 39 11 24 4 26
 
Full Standings

Updated: February 20, 2017