The New York Islanders announced today that former Peoria Rivermen assistant coach Brent Thompson has been named an assistant coach with the club. This will be Thompson's first season behind a National Hockey League bench.
The St. Louis Blues selected eight total players in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft in Pittsburgh, including first round selection, 25th overall Jordan Schmaltz, second round selection, 56th overall Samuel Kurker.
The Peoria Rivermen have announced six guaranteed prime home dates for the upcoming 2012-13 American Hockey League schedule. The start times, opponents, and exciting promotions for each game will become available once the entire regular season schedule is released in early August.
The Peoria Rivermen are once again offering Summer Slam Packs for the upcoming season. This great deal will be available for a limited time and is the perfect package to pick up during the hot summer months.
St. Louis Blues Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today the club has signed their first overall draft pick in 2011, forward Ty Rattie. Rattie was selected by the Blues in the second round, 32nd overall.