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RiverKings announce roster for 2017 President's Cup Playoffs

SOUTHAVEN, Miss .  After yesterday's roster deadline for the President's Cup Playoffs, Mississippi RiverKings Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Derek Landmesser finalized the roster for post-season play.  After finishing the regular season in fifth place, the RiverKings head into playoff action with 11 forwards, six defenseman, and two goalies. Mississippi's roster includes prominent veteran experience from players such as team captain Devin Mantha (39... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Tuesday, April 11, 2017

RiverKings open 2017 playoffs at home Wednesday

SOUTHAVEN, Miss.  -- The Mississippi RiverKings will open their 2017 run for the President's Cup on Wednesday night at 7:30 p.m. against the Huntsville Havoc at the Landers Center in Southaven. Tickets for Wednesday's game are available through the Landers Center Box Office or online at RiverKings.com/ticketmaster. The RiverKings have a limited set of Playoff Two Packs where fans receive two tickets, two hot dogs and two sodas for $20, available at RiverKings.com/twopack. ... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Monday, April 10, 2017

Sutliffe tallies two points in finale loss

PEORIA, Ill.  -- Brad Barone made 23 saves and Derek Sutliffe had two points, but the Mississippi RiverKings (32-21-3) fell in their regular season finale 4-2 to the Peoria Rivermen (32-13-11) on Saturday night in Peoria. The Rivermen took the lead near the midway point of the first. Donald Olivieri rifled a shot through traffic that beat RiverKings' netminder Brad Barone to put Peoria ahead 1-0 at the 12:43 mark of the opening frame. Peoria added to their lead in the second.... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Saturday, April 8, 2017

RiverKings defeat Rivermen 3-2

SOUTHAVEN, Miss . -- Led by Matt Harrington's three-point performance, the Mississippi RiverKings (32-20-3) defeated the Peoria Rivermen (31-13-11) 3-2 in front of 3,132 on Friday night at the Landers Center in Southaven. In the first period, the RiverKings jumped out to a 2-0 lead. In Mississippi's first goal, Matt Harrington dished a pass to forward Corey Tyrell for a backhanded goal. Matt Harrington found a wide open net from a pass behind the net from Derek Sutliffe to... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Friday, April 7, 2017

Sutliffe nets two in 4-2 victory over Thunderbolts

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. - Rookie Derek Sutliffe tallied two goals in the Mississippi RiverKings (31-20-3) victory over the Evansville Thunderbolts (13-32-9). After a scoreless 14 minutes to open the game, the RiverKings found the net first. With 5:22 left to play in the period, defenseman Joe Sova fired a shot from the left circle that would bounce off the right post into the net for a RiverKings 1-0 lead. Just under two minutes into the second period, newcomer Derek Sutliffe scored his first... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Sunday, April 2, 2017

Mantha scores two in RiverKings road win

COLUMBUS, Ga.  -- Devin Mantha notched a pair of goals as the Mississippi RiverKings (30-20-3) picked up a 4-2 victory against the Columbus Cottonmouths (20-28-4) on Friday night in Columbus. The RiverKings got on the board first late in the opening period. Robert Lindores' shot through traffic found its way past Columbus goaltender Mavric Parks to put the RiverKings ahead 1-0 with 5:20 left in the first. In the second, the RiverKings tallied a pair to extend their lead.... Read More
Posted by David Schmoll at Friday, March 31, 2017

Jesseau activated back to roster, Barr to 14-Day IR

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. -  Mississippi RiverKings Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Derek Landmesser announced today that forward Dustin Jesseau will be activated off of the injury reserve list, while forward Tyler Barr will be placed on the 14-Day IR. Jesseau, 24, is in his first year year with Mississippi. The 6-foot-1, 190-pound center has scored eight points (5G, 3A) in 31 games for the RiverKings. The Toronto, Ont. native previously spent time with the Watertwon Wolves in... Read More
at Friday, March 31, 2017

Playoff Tickets to go on sale Sunday

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. – The Mississippi RiverKings announced that tickets for the 2017 SPHL President’s Cup Playoffs will go on sale Sunday, April 2. Single-game ticket prices will remain the same as the regular season, starting at $5 per game up to $23 for glass seats. All tickets purchased on game day will be subject to an additional $3 charge. Group ticket pricing includes a $5 discount off day-of-game pricing and is available for parties of 10 or more. Playoff mini plans... Read More
Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at Friday, March 31, 2017

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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
Full Standings

Updated: April 8, 2018

x-Clinched Playoff Berth
y-Clinched Regular Season Title