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Grace looks ahead to successful, healthy 2016

SOUTHAVEN, Miss.  – The holiday season is one for family and relaxation. For the Mississippi RiverKings' defenseman Mike Grace, however, it’s also about preparing to make a championship run in the New Year. Grace is a case study in longevity. Over the course of his professional career he has missed only one game, coming in February of 2014. Since then, he has been a stalwart on the RiverKings blue line, suiting up in all 96 of the team’s appearances. The transition to the... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Thursday, December 31, 2015 | 0 comments

Mantha earns call-up to ECHL Norfolk

SOUTHAVEN, Miss –  Mississippi RiverKings Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Derek Landmesser announced today that RiverKings forward and alternate captain Devin Mantha has been called-up to the Norfolk Admirals of the ECHL. There is no timetable for his return. Mantha, 26, is in his third season with the RiverKings. The 6-foot 1, 203-pound native of Ann Arbor, Michigan has appeared in all 21 of RiverKings contests this season, accruing 19 points (7G and 12A), a +9 rating. ... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Monday, December 28, 2015 | 0 comments

Havoc end RiverKings home point streak at nine

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. - The Mississippi RiverKings (13-5-3) saw their nine-game home point-streak come to an end at the hands of Jordan Ruby and the Huntsville Havoc (14-8-0) with a 4-1 loss at home on Sunday afternoon. The teams traded goals in the first period. John Lidgett put the Havoc on top first with a wrap-around goal that beat Garrett Sheehan between the legs to give Huntsville a 1-0 lead. Five minutes later, Matt Harrington tallied his second point in as many nights, and his first goal... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Sunday, December 27, 2015 | 0 comments

RiverKings earn point, fall 3-2 in shootout

PENSACOLA, Fla. - The Mississippi RiverKings (13-4-3) took a two-goal lead and Garrett Sheehan made 45 saves, but they could not hold on as they fell 3-2 in a shootout on Saturday night against the Pensacola Ice Flyers (12-6-1). The RiverKings jumped out to an early lead in the first period. Leo Thomas put the visitors on top with his fifth goal of the season as he beat Ice Flyer netminder John McLean low 10:03 into the first to give the RiverKings a 1-0 lead. Eight minutes later, Devin... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Saturday, December 26, 2015 | 0 comments

Sheehan and Higgins play hockey with YCARE kids

ARLINGTON, Tenn. - Mississippi RiverKings goaltender Garrett Sheehan and defenseman Sam Higgins visited YCARE members in Arlington as part of the Sticks are for Kids program on Wednesday, December 23.  “The RiverKings have such a great community impact and know that health is a top priority in the lives of these kids," Youth and Family Program Director Caitlyn Hutchins said. "The campers had such a blast learning about hockey from the players and having the opportunity to play... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Wednesday, December 23, 2015 | 0 comments

Beer and Beaudry visit Millington YMCA

MILLINGTON, Tenn.  -  Mississippi RiverKings forwards Matt Beer and Michael Beaudry travelled to Millington’s YMCA on Tuesday December 22, as a part of the RiverKings Read program. “The RiverKings have such a great community impact and know that literacy is a top priority both in and out of the classroom.” YMCA Youth and Family Program Director Caitlyn Hutchins said. “It was great for our campers to see the players reading as they look up to them as role models.” As part... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Wednesday, December 23, 2015 | 0 comments

Landmesser navigates holiday roster changes

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. - ‘Tis the season for roster moves. The Mississippi RiverKings had been fortunate for most of the year to have one of the more consistent lineups in the Southern Professional Hockey League. But in the span of a week, the team lost goaltender Peter Di Salvo and defenseman Reid Campbell to call-ups. Then in an effort to add some physicality to the forward unit, Head Coach Derek Landmesser dealt forward Ben Rubin to Louisiana for forward Luke Kasteel and all of a sudden, the... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Monday, December 21, 2015 | 0 comments

Sheehan stops 33 in loss to IceGators

LAFAYETTE, La. - Garrett Sheehan stopped all 33 shots he faced in regulation and overtime, but the Mississippi RiverKings (13-4-2) lost 1-0 in a shootout to the Louisiana IceGators (7-9-2) in Lafayette on Saturday night. The RiverKings peppered IceGator netminder Brad Barone for 15 shots in the opening frame, but none found the back of the net. They outshot Louisiana 41-33 in the contest and were held scoreless on five power play opportunities. After a scoreless 65 minutes of regulation and... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Saturday, December 19, 2015 | 1 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

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Schedule

Standings

TEAM GP W L OT PTS
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