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RiverKings Edged Out by Rivermen 1-0, Split Weekend Series

PEORIA, Illinois - The RiverKings return home to Planters Bank Ice at Landers Center securing two points out of a possible four on their trip to Peoria, having won the first matchup but fall in the finale 1-0.   In a game that was astronomically different than the night’s before, the RiverKings and Rivermen battled to a 1-0 final. The first period came and went without a goal for either team, but one thing that was a common thread as last night, the animosity between... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Saturday, November 25, 2017 | 0 comments

Sutliffe’s Four-Point Night Propels RiverKings to Sixth Straight Win

PEORIA, IL -  Derek Sutliffe netted a pair of goals and notched a matching pair of helpers while Tyler Green turned away 39 shots as the RiverKings knocked off the Rivermen, 6-2.   The fireworks started early in Illinois, as the RiverKings jumped out to a quick 1-0 lead over their hosts. Captain Devin Mantha began a rush in the neutral zone and opted to drop back to his defense trailing the play. Finding a seam, Vytal Cote skated across the blue line and into Peoria’s ice... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Friday, November 24, 2017 | 0 comments

November Proves Fruitful for RiverKings Fundraising Partners

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. - As the longest running professional sports franchise in Mississippi, the RiverKings are proud to partner with local organizations and charities in the community.   While the RiverKings were successful on the ice, five different groups received a total of $3,955 by The Maddox Foundation and the RiverKings Reach Out fund. Thanks to the groups' individual efforts, these funds were donated directly back to the groups to help support their cause, school, or... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Tuesday, November 21, 2017 | 0 comments

RiverKings sign Rookie Forward C.J. Hayes to Standard Player Contract

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. -  The RiverKings and Head Coach Director of Hockey Operations Derek Landmesser have announced the signing of rookie forward C.J. Hayes, the team announced Tuesday.   H ayes, 22, comes to the RiverKings after spending the past two seasons playing for Lake Superior State University, a Division-I NCAA school. While at Lake Superior State, the Margate, Florida, native tallied four goals and four assists in 55 games played.The 5-foot-8, 163 pound forward played... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Tuesday, November 21, 2017 | 0 comments

RiverKings Continue Surge, Knock off Evansville 3-2 for Fifth Consecutive Win

SOUTHAVEN, Miss - The RiverKings won their fifth straight game on Saturday night knocking off Evansville in overtime, 3-2. Former Evansville Thunderbolt Don Oliveri shocked his old team in overtime going bar down and sending Planters Bank Ice at Landers Center into a frenzy on Military and Teddy Bear Toss Night.   For the first time in their five-game win streak the RiverKings weren’t the team to score first in the game, this time it was the Thunderbolts who got out... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Saturday, November 18, 2017 | 0 comments

RiverKings Beat Bulls 5-3 in Birmingham

PELHAM, Ala - The RiverKings return home to Planters Bank Ice at Landers Center after taking down the Birmingham Bulls, 5-3. The RiverKings rode multiple-point nights from Ralfs Grinbergs, Devin Mantha, and Derek Sutliffe, to secure their fourth straight victory.  In their first visit to Pelham Civic Complex in team history, the RiverKings night began in the same way as the last three, with the black and gold getting on the scoreboard first. Though both teams were evenly matched... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Friday, November 17, 2017 | 0 comments

RiverKings Win Third Straight; Ground Ice Flyers 4-1

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. - All-You-Can-Eat Night at Planters Bank Ice at Landers Center turned out to be a feast on the ice as well as in the stands as the RiverKings knock off the previously undefeated Pensacola Ice Flyers, 4-1. Captain Devin Mantha paved the way notching two goals and an assist while former Ice Flyer Dan Tedesco added three helpers and the RiverKings won their third straight. The Riverkings rode the momentum of their two weekend wins and jumped out on top of the Ice Flyers in... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Tuesday, November 14, 2017 | 0 comments

RiverKings Bring Back Olivieri in Trade with Evansville

SOUTHAVEN, Miss - The RiverKings and Head Coach/Director of Hockey Operations Derek Landmesser announced a trade with Evansville, bringing Don Olivieri to Mississippi in exchange for defenseman Rob Hall. Both players involved in the trade are r eturning to teams where they once played, Olivieri having started the 2016-17 season with the RiverKings while Rob Hall capped off the end of 2016-17 with the Thunderbolts and spending most of this year’s preseason in Indiana. Olivieri, 26,... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Monday, November 13, 2017 | 0 comments

Next Game

RiverKings vs. Rail Yard Dawgs
Fri, Feb. 23 - 7:00 PM
Fresh Friday
Presented by Valpak
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Planters Bank Ice @ Landers Center

Schedule

Standings

TEAM GP W L OT PTS
PEO Peoria 40 27 10 3 57
PEN Pensacola 37 24 9 4 52
MAC Macon 39 23 11 5 51
HUN Huntsville 41 23 13 5 51
KNX Knoxville 40 22 14 4 48
EVV Evansville 42 19 17 6 44
MRK RiverKings 39 19 18 2 40
RKE Roanoke 40 18 19 3 39
BIR Birmingham 41 15 21 5 35
FAY Fayetteville 41 10 25 6 26
 
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Updated: February 18, 2017