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Mantha nets two goals in defeat from the Rail Yard Dawgs

SOUHTAVEN, Miss. – Devin Mantha netted two goals for the Mississippi RiverKings (24-17-2) in a 4-2 loss against the Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs (14-21-6) on Pink in the Rink, presented by ServiceMaster by Stratos on Saturday night at the Landers Center. Early in the first, Ryan Marcuz and Brant Sherwood displayed a series of precision passes to find team captain Devin Mantha for a power play goal to put the RiverKings up 1-0. Roanoke answered with a goal from Mike Moroso, who... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Saturday, February 25, 2017 | 0 comments

Jesseau strikes game winner to defeat Roanoke 2-1

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. - Dustin Jesseau tallied the game-winning goal with under three minutes to go in regulation as the Mississippi RiverKings (24-16-2) took game one of a two-game weekend series against the Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs (13-21-6) on Friday night 2-1.  In a scoreless first period, the RiverKings withstood two power play opportunities from the Rail Yard Dawgs behind strong defense by Brad Barone, who deflected all 13 shots by Roanoke.  The Rail Yard Dawgs... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Friday, February 24, 2017 | 0 comments

Fox placed on 21-day IR and Schiavo signed

SOUTHAVEN, Miss.  -- Mississippi RiverKings Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Derek Landmesser has placed forward Dillan Fox on the 21-day injured reserve and announced the signing of forward John Schiavo. Fox, 25, has played in 39 games for the RiverKings this season amassing 29 points (13G, 16A) so far in the regular season. Prior to being placed on IR, Fox was the second-leading active scorer on the team. The 5-foot-11, 190-pound forward is in his second... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Friday, February 24, 2017 | 0 comments

Turner to ECHL Orlando

SOUTHAVEN, Miss -  The Mississippi RiverKings Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Derek Landmesser announced today that the recently acquired Michael Turner is headed to the ECHL Orlando Solar Bears.  Turner, 21, was acquired from the Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs by Knoxville before joining the RiverKings this week. The 6-foot-3,  210-pound forward played 25 games for Roanoke this season and earned 12 points (6G, 6A). The Oak Park, Illinois native also spent... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Wednesday, February 22, 2017 | 0 comments

RiverKings announce trade with Knoxville and roster moves

SOUTHAVEN, Miss -  Mississippi RiverKings Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Derek Landmesser announced today the acquisition of forward Michael Turner in a trade for Mitchell Vandergunst with the Knoxville Ice Bears. The RiverKings also announced the return of Matt Harrington and Corey Tyrell.  Turner, 21, was acquired from the Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs by Knoxville before joining the RiverKings. The 6-foot-3,  210-pound forward played 25... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Tuesday, February 21, 2017 | 0 comments

RiverKings win in a shootout against Cottonmouths

SOUTHAVEN, Miss – After trailing 2-0 in the third period, the Mississippi RiverKings (23-16-2) battled back and forced an overtime against the Columbus Cottonmouths to earn a victory (14-21-3) in a shootout. In a scoreless first period, RiverKings’ goalie Peter Di Salvo stopped 11 shots while Columbus’ goalie Mavric Parks diverted 10 shots. Yet, the Cottonmouths’ sprung for two goals in the second. Forward Keeagan Bruce scored a goal on a one-on-one... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Monday, February 20, 2017 | 0 comments

Harrington to ECHL Florida

SOUTHAVEN, Miss -  Mississippi RiverKings Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations announced that forward Matt Harrington has been loaned to Florida Everblads of the ECHL. Harrington, 26, has registered 16 points (6g, 10a) in 36 games played with the RiverKings this season. Harrington has amassed 141 points in 207 career SPHL games with the RiverKings from 2012-2017. The 5-11,194-pound center has recorded three points (1g, 2a) in 20 ECHL games split between... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Monday, February 20, 2017 | 0 comments

Sicard scores twice in Mayhem win over RiverKings

MACON, Ga. – The Mississippi RiverKings (22-16-2) were defeated by the Macon Mayhem (24-7-5) 4 to 2 at the Macon Centreplex. The RiverKings fell to fourth place in the SPHL after Friday night’s loss. Matt Summers opened the scoring at 8:16 of the first period on a breakaway, beating Brad Barone glove side. Ryan Marcuz tied the game off of a turnover in the slot just 33 seconds later. The teams went to the locker rooms tied 1-1 after twenty minutes of play. Macon’s... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Friday, February 17, 2017 | 0 comments

Next Game

Coach's Show @ Maria's Cantina

Tuesday, February 28 - 7:00 PM


RiverKings @ Mayhem
Friday, March 3 - 6:35 PM
Macon (GA) Centreplex

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Next Home Game vs. Roanoke
Saturday, March 11 - 7:30 PM

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Standings

TEAM GP W L OT PTS
MAC Macon 40 27 8 5 59
HUN Huntsville 41 28 10 3 59
PEO Peoria 41 22 10 9 53
FAY Fayetteville 40 25 13 2 52
MRK RiverKings 43 24 17 2 50
KNX Knoxville 41 22 14 5 49
PEN Pensacola 41 18 16 7 43
RKE Roanoke 41 14 21 6 34
COL Columbus 40 14 23 3 31
EVV Evansville 42 11 27 4 26
 
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Updated: February 25, 2017