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RiverKings Triple Up Birmingham, 3-1

PELHAM, Ala -  A two-goal second period, including a multi-point night for Dillan Fox propels the RiverKings to their third win of the season over the Bulls.  The scoring got started early in the first period when the RiverKings struck first. Ryan Marcuz broke into the Bulls zone with a 2-on-1 opportunity and feathered a pass to Kristaps Bazevics streaking on the right-wing side. Bazevics ripped a wrist shot past Birmingham goalie Maveric Parks and the RiverKings jumped on top... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Saturday, December 30, 2017

Comeback Falls Short, RiverKings Fall to Pensacola 2-1

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. - Tyler Green made 26 saves, and Devin Mantha scored his eighth goal of the season, but the RiverKings can’t mount the complete comeback at Planters Bank Ice at Landers Center as they fall to Pensacola.   The first two periods would remain scoreless, though not without action, as the middle frame saw fisticuffs between the RiverKings Brantley Sherwood and Pensacola’s Anthony Calabrese. Shortly after, Jake Schultz and Ice Flyer Patrick Harrison decided... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Friday, December 29, 2017

RiverKings Shutout in Sunshine State, 2-0

PENSACOLA, Fla. -  The RiverKings and Ice Flyers matched up well in the first period, but lone goals in the second and third led to the RiverKings falling to the Ice Flyers, 2-0, for the second straight time in Florida. Tyler Green made 29 saves in the losing effort. With the RiverKings taking on the Ice Flyers for the second time in three days, there was a level of familiarity between the two teams. It was apparent at the conclusion of the first period where both teams entered... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Tuesday, December 26, 2017

RiverKings Sputter, Fall to Pensacola 6-4

The Mississippi RiverKings’ two-game win streak comes to an end after a 6-4 defeat at the hands the league-leading Pensacola Ice Flyers inside Planters Bank Ice at Landers Center.    Despite Pensacola getting on the board first, Mississippi had a rapid start to the game and scored three first period goals. Dillan Fox tied the game at one, after scoring his third goal in two nights. Momentum seemed to be on the RiverKings side after Devin Mantha gave Mississippi a three to... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Saturday, December 23, 2017

RiverKings Rock Rivermen, 5-1

PEORIA, Ill. - RiverKings jumped out to an early lead and never looked back as they took out the Rivermen, 5-1 at the Peoria Civic Center. Dillan Fox continued his torrid pace by netting a goal just 1:25 into the game. Coming hard up the right wing boards, Fox cut to the middle and ripped a wrist-shot through traffic that beat Peoria netminder Eric Levine to give the RiverKings an early goal on the road.  Fox wasn’t done there as a little over six minutes later he would get his... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Friday, December 22, 2017

RiverKings Host Successful Face Off Field Trip

SOUTHAVEN, Miss -  The Mississippi RiverKings hosted another successful Face Off Field Trip game on Planters Bank Ice at the Landers Center, welcoming around 6,000 students, teachers, and parents from across the Mid-South.   Face Off Field Trip is not only a fun and educational experience for students but is also a significant fundraiser for schools participating in the fundraising program.  Fundraising participants from the December 12, 2017, game include:   ... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Monday, December 18, 2017

RiverKings Rebound, Knock off Roanoke 6-2

ROANOKE, Virginia - Dillan Fox netted two more goals, and Shane Bennett added his third in two nights as the RiverKings rolled over the Rail Yard Dawgs, 6-2.   It didn’t take long for the RiverKings to get on the scoreboard, only 27 seconds into the game. On their first break into the offensive zone of the game, Kristaps Bazevics wristed a shot from the point which was expertly deflected by Ryan Marcuz past Rail Yard goalie Matt Zenzola.   A little over seven... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Saturday, December 16, 2017

RiverKings Bested by Bulls, 5-2

PELHAM, Ala. - Shane Bennett scored two goals eight seconds apart, but the RiverKings fall to the Bulls, 5-2, for Mississippi’s fourth straight loss.  Birmingham opened the scoring 6:21 into the first when their league-worst power play converted on their first chance thanks to Brandon Fehd. A blast from the point went wide right of Tyler Green’s net and banked off the end wall to a waiting Fehd. The backhand tap-in was just enough to get past the outstretched green... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Friday, December 15, 2017

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Standings

TEAM GP W L OT PTS
PEO y-Peoria 56 38 13 5 81
MAC x-Macon 56 33 16 7 73
PEN x-Pensacola 56 33 16 7 73
HUN x-Huntsville 56 30 16 10 70
KNX x-Knoxville 56 30 20 6 66
EVV x-Evansville 56 27 20 9 63
MRK x-RiverKings 56 29 25 2 60
RKE x-Roanoke 56 26 26 4 56
BIR Birmingham 56 22 28 6 50
FAY Fayetteville 56 12 38 6 30
 
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Updated: April 8, 2018

x-Clinched Playoff Berth
y-Clinched Regular Season Title