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Rivermen Headlines

Vermeersch and Morra Return; Schneider Added
Published: Yesterday @ 9:00 PM by: Alan Fuehring

Peoria Rivermen head coach Jean-Guy Trudel announced Tuesday that high-scoring center Garrett Vermeersch, who led the team in points last season, has been re-signed along with Steve Morra for the 2014-15 Southern Professional Hockey League campaign. In addition, veteran defenseman Nick Schneider has also been added.

Rivermen Re-Sign Wheeler and Carkin; Add Rookie
Published: July 16th 2014 @ 8:50 PM by: Alan Fuehring

Peoria Rivermen head coach Jean-Guy Trudel has announced that winger-defenseman Nick Wheeler and second-year defenseman Charlie Carkin have been re-signed for the 2014-15 Southern Professional Hockey League season. In addition, rookie center Mitchell Deruelle has been signed to a tryout form.

Bruce Saurs Remembered by the Rivermen Organization
Published: July 10th 2014 @ 2:20 PM

Rivermen players, staff and members of the Peoria community - and beyond - shared their memories of former Rivermen owner Bruce Saurs and offered condolences to his family. Saurs passed away at the age of 88 early Thursday morning.

Bart Rogers Remembers His Friend Bruce Saurs
Published: July 10th 2014 @ 1:20 PM

Rivermen co-owner Bart Rogers offers his thoughts in a remembrance of his friend and former boss, Bruce Saurs, who passed away Thursday morning at the age of 88.

Rivermen Legend Bruce Saurs Passes Away
Published: July 10th 2014 @ 9:30 AM

The Peoria community lost one of its most iconic sports figures ever on Thursday when Rivermen co-owner Bruce Saurs passed away at the age of 88 - just a few hours after his birthday.