RiverKings Announce Protected List

By: David Schmoll
June 6, 2014

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. -- Mississippi RiverKings' Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Derek Landmesser announced the team's 13-man 2014-15 protected list on Friday.

The team selected to keep goaltenders Dan McWhinney and Matt Krahn, defensemen Mike Grace, Paul Clancy and Mike Hayward along with forwards Matt Whitehead, Leo Thomas, Todd Hosmer, Devin Mantha, Matt Harrington, Sean Jones, Tyler Sheldrake and Burke Gallimore.

The league released the entire SPHL protected list as well on Friday.

Columbus - Nielsson Arcibal, Preston Shupe, Jason Gray, Will Aide, Alex Gallant, Andy Willigar, Matt Gingera, Tory Allan, Chris Bailer, Mike Switzer, Shane Stockton, Jordan Draper, Shannon Szabados

Fayetteville - Peter Skoggard, John Clewlow, Corey Toy, Zach Carriveau, Derek Elliott, Ryan Hand, Mike Kavanagh, Corey Tamblyn, Nick Craven, Kyle McNeil, Matt Ridley, Michael Zannella, Yuri Cheremetiev

Huntsville - Kevin Genoe, Rob Florentino, Leland Fidler, Stuart Stefan, Sam Cannata, Justin Cseter, Justin Fox, Nick Lazorko, Mike Gurtler, Scott Harff, Jesse Kallechy, Eric Alexander, Josh Harris (traded to Peoria)

Knoxville - Ben Power, Berkley Scott, Brad Pawlowski, Brady Vandenberk, Bryan Hince, Cody Dion, Eric Satim, Francis Drolet, Jason Price, Peter Neal, Ryan Hill, Vince Perreault, Jon Higgins

Louisiana - Adam Stuart, Matt Robertson, Jeremy Boyer, Bret Peppler, Tyler Barr, Jake Trask, Matt Zenzola, Clark Byczynski, Kirk Byczynski, Chris Wilson, Greg Brown, Mitch Stretch, Jason Cohen

Pensacola - John Dunbar, Adam Pawlick, Mitchell Good, Joe Caveney, Corey Banfield, Keegan Flaherty, Paul Rodrigues, Steve Whitely, Jeremy Gates, Tyler Amburgey, Drew Baker, Malcolm Lyles, Ross MacKinnon

Peoria - Kyle Rank, Kevin Carr, Nick Prockow, Taylor Larsen, Parker Stanfield, Garrett Vermeersch, Steve Morra, Chris Greene, Charlie Carkin, Nick Wheeler, Mike MacIntyre, Tyler Fernandez, Kyle Watson (traded to Huntsville)

All Bloomington and Mississippi (Surge) players eligible to be named to the protected list are free agents.

RiverKings' season tickets for the 2014-15 season are on sale now! Take advantage of the RiverKings' Rewards Program the entire month of June by purchasing your tickets in full. For more information, check out riverkings.com.

About the Mississippi RiverKings
The RiverKings are supported by our community partners, season ticket holders, fans, and grants from the Maddox Foundation, an independent private foundation based in Hernando, Miss. To find out more about the RiverKings, call 662.342.1755 or visit www.riverkings.com.

Posted by David Schmoll at 10:21 AM


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