The Peoria Rivermen added a pair of experienced defensemen to their training camp roster Wednesday, signing Joe Sova and Christian Weidauer to professional tryout agreements for their 2016 training camp. Sova and Weidauer will attend Peoria's training camp in mid-October, where they will compete for a spot on Peoria's 18-man opening night roster.
The Peoria Rivermen added size and experience to their defensive unit Tuesday when they signed 6-foot-4, 225-pound defenseman Carl Nielsen to a professional tryout contract for their 2016 training camp. Nielsen becomes the fifth Rivermen defenseman signed to a training camp deal with Peoria expected to open their training camp in mid-October before they open the 2016-17 regular season October 21 at Carver Arena against Huntsville.
The Peoria Rivermen on Tuesday announced that they have signed goaltender Shannon Szabados to a professional tryout contract for their 2016 training camp, where Szabados will compete for a spot on Peoria's opening night roster. Szabados joins the Rivermen after spending parts of three seasons with Columbus, where she became the SPHL's first female player at the end of the 2013-14 season before spending two more full years with the Cottonmouths.
The Peoria Rivermen, proud members of the Southern Professional Hockey League, are excited to announce their full promotional schedule for the 2016-17 season. In addition to previously announced appearances by Ben Zobrist and Julianna Zobrist, the Rivermen will host the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders at a game this season, as well as a slew of improved giveaway nights throughout the season.
The Peoria Rivermen on Wednesday announced the signing of center Josh Harris and defenseman Nick Neville to professional tryout contracts for Peoria's 2016 training camp. Harris and Neville join a list of nine other players who will be among those competing for a spot on Peoria's Opening Night roster October 21.