Category: On the Ice

RiverKings announce 2016 playoff roster

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. - Mississippi RiverKings Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Derek Landmesser announced the team's 2016 playoff roster. The team will carry 19 players on the roster: 10 forwards, seven defensemen and two goalies including eight players from last season's SPHL President's Cup Finals run. Forwards: Linden Bahm, Cullen Bradshaw, Max Cook, Matt Harrington, Todd Hosmer, Devin Mantha, Ryan Marcuz, Charlie Mosey, Bret Peppler and Leo Thomas Defensemen: Tim Boyle, Reid... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Monday, April 11, 2016 | 0 comments

RiverKings take early lead, get point in Peoria

PEORIA, ill. - The Mississippi RiverKings (26-15-9) took a lead into the third period and walked out of Peoria with a point as they fell to the Peoria Rivermen (35-12-3) 3-2 in overtime on Friday night. After a scoreless first period, the RiverKings tallied a pair of goals in a 62-second span to go on top. Cullen Bradshaw collected a rebound on the power play and beat Rivermen netminder Kyle Rank to go up 1-0. Ryan Marcuz added to the lead on a shot that trickled through the legs of Rank... Read More
Posted by Bradley Field at Friday, March 25, 2016 | 0 comments

RiverKings drop weekend finale 5-4 in a shootout

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. - Todd Hosmer tallied a pair of goals as the Mississippi RiverKings (26-15-8) took a point away from the Fayetteville FireAntz (25-19-3) as they fell 5-4 in a shootout on Friday night in Southaven. The RiverKings got on the board first in the opening frame. Just under 11 minutes into the first period, Linden Bahm fed Todd Hosmer at the FireAntz blueline and the RiverKing captain blasted a slap shot over the glove of goaltender Parker Van Buskirk to put the RiverKings on top... Read More
Posted by Bradley Field at Friday, March 18, 2016 | 0 comments

SPHL suspends Campbell for one game

HUNTERSVILLE, NC - The Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) on Thursday announced that they have suspended Mississippi’s Reid Campbell for one game for his actions in Game 213, Huntsville at Mississippi, placed on Tuesday, March 15.  At the 1:48 mark of the second period, Campbell was assessed a minor penalty for illegal contact to the head.  Campbell will miss Mississippi’s game against Fayetteville tonight. About the Mississippi RiverKings The RiverKings are... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Thursday, March 17, 2016 | 0 comments

Perry's hat trick halts RiverKings streak at six

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - The Mississippi RiverKings (21-10-6) saw their six-game winning streak come to an end as they could not contain Garrick Perry, who scored all three goals for Huntsville, as the Havoc (19-17-2) knocked off the RiverKings 3-2 on Saturday afternoon in Huntsville. The RiverKings took the first lead of the game late in the first. With 5:20 left in the opening frame, Cullen Bradshaw sped through the neutral zone and set up Matt Harrington on an odd-man rush and Harrington... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Saturday, February 13, 2016 | 0 comments

RiverKings extend winning streak to six with 3-2 win

PENSACOLA, Fla. - A three-goal second period gave the Mississippi RiverKings (21-9-6) a 3-2 victory, their sixth in a row, over the Pensacola Ice Flyers (20-12-2) on Friday night in Pensacola. The Ice Flyers struck first late in the first period. Adam Pawlick took a pass through the crease from Corey Banfield and buried it past RiverKings' netminder Garrett Seehan and Pensacola had a 1-0 lead with 3:03 left in the first. In the second, the RiverKings exploded for a trio of goals. Just... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Friday, February 12, 2016 | 0 comments

RiverKings take fifth-straight with 4-3 win over Havoc

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. - The Mississippi RiverKings (20-9-6) overcame a two-goal deficit in the first 20 minutes as they won their fifth straight game with a 4-3 victory over the Huntsville Havoc (18-15-2) on Saturday night on Concorde Career College Ice at Landers Center. The Havoc jumped out to a two-goal lead in the first. John McGinnis put the Havoc on top with a shot that banked off the back of goaltender Garrett Sheehan just 3:14 into the game to give Huntsville a 1-0 lead. Later in the... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Saturday, February 6, 2016 | 1 comments

RiverKings add size with Soumelidis

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. - Mississippi RiverKings Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Derek Landmesser announced today that the team has signed forward Stathis Soumelidis. Terms and conditions were not released. Soumelidis (soo-muh-LID-is), 22, joins the RiverKings after beginning the season with FHL Berlin. In 12 games, the 6-foot-2, 205-pound rookie had 10 points (6G, 4A) and 19 penalty minutes. The Brno, Czech Republic native turned pro this season after splitting his juniors career with... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Friday, February 5, 2016 | 0 comments

Next Game

Pensacola wins Semi-Finals 2-0

Game 1: PEN 4, MRK 1

Game 2: PEN 6, MRK 5 (2OT)


Thanks for a GREAT Season!



z PEO Peoria 56 39 12 5 83 196 125
x PEN Pensacola 56 31 20 5 67 175 157
x MRK RiverKings 56 28 18 10 66 151 161
x FAY Fayetteville 56 30 21 5 65 167 145
x KNX Knoxville 56 29 21 6 64 163 165
x LOU Louisiana 56 26 26 4 56 151 162
x HUN Huntsville 56 26 26 4 56 151 158
x MAC Macon 56 24 27 5 53 138 157
COL Columbus 56 19 29 8 46 124 186

Updated: April 9, 2016

x - Clinched Playoff Berth
z - Clinched Regular Season Title