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» February 2011

Get on Board With 2011-12 Season Tickets
Published: February 28th 2011 @ 12:00 AM

Peoria Rivermen season tickets are now on sale for the 2011-12 campaign and fans who reserve their seats before April 9 will receive an even bigger savings off the already discounted prices.

Blues Recall Porter and Reaves in Wake of Trades
Published: February 28th 2011 @ 12:00 AM

Following the Blues trade of Brad Boyes and Brad Winchester, St. Louis has recalled forwards Chris Porter and Ryan Reaves from Peoria. They have also placed forward Phil McRae on injured reserve.

Ian Cole to Host Live Web Chat Tonight :: 7 P.M.
Published: February 24th 2011 @ 12:00 AM

Peoria Rivermen defenseman Ian Cole will answer fan questions tonight in a live web chat at 7 p.m. The joint venture between the Rivermen and the Peoria Journal Star will be the second in a series of chats featuring Rivermen players and staff.

Rivermen Roll Back Prices for Throwback Night
Published: February 24th 2011 @ 12:00 AM

The Peoria Rivermen will be turning back the clock to 1991 prices for a limited time on Friday for their game against the Rockford IceHogs. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Peoria Civic Center box office, fans will be able to purchase tickets at 1990-91 prices: $8 lower bowl end tickets or $5 upper bowl tickets.

Blues Activate and Assign Dave Scatchard
Published: February 22nd 2011 @ 12:00 AM

A knee injury has kept Dave Scatchard out of action since Dec. 18 but now healthy he finds himself back on the Rivermen roster. The veteran center has 11 points in 23 games with Peoria this season.

Blues Recall Tyson Strachan and Phil McRae
Published: February 19th 2011 @ 12:00 AM

The St. Louis Blues have recalled defenseman Tyson Strachan and forward Phil McRae from the Rivermen.

Bishop Back to the Blues
Published: February 17th 2011 @ 12:00 AM

The Blues have placed goaltender Jaroslav Halak on injured reserve and recalled Ben Bishop from the Rivermen. Peoria has recalled Gerald Coleman from Alaska.

Kouri's Pub to Host Watch Party on Saturday
Published: February 16th 2011 @ 12:00 AM

The second of four Rivermen Watch Parties will be held tonight at Kouri's Pub in Peoria. As the Rivermen take on the division-rival Rockford IceHogs at the Rockford MetroCentre, all of the action will be broadcast through AHL Live on Kouri's many televisions.

Jake Gannon Signed to AHL Deal
Published: February 16th 2011 @ 12:00 AM

After signing three different tryout contracts with the Rivermen, Jake Gannon has inked an American Hockey League contract for the rest of the 2010-11 season.

Come to the Rivermen Career Fair on March 1
Published: February 14th 2011 @ 12:00 AM

If you have ever wanted to work in sports or a related field, the Rivermen Career Fair may be the perfect opportunity for you. The Peoria Rivermen Career Fair will offer job seekers an opportunity to meet face-to-face with dozens of hiring employers. The event will take place on Tuesday, March 1 from 12p.m. to 4 p.m. inside the Carver Arena concourse at the Peoria Civic Center

Weekly Notes 02.14.11
Published: February 14th 2011 @ 12:00 AM

The Rivermen earned points in all three games this week with a 2-0-1 record that included a game at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn.

Tyson Strachan Assigned from St. Louis
Published: February 10th 2011 @ 12:00 AM

Tyson Strachan, who has appeared in 128 games with the Rivermen over the last three seasons, has been assigned to Peoria for the first time this year. The Rivermen have also released defenseman Jared Ross from his PTO.

Jared Ross Becomes Latest to Join Rivermen
Published: February 9th 2011 @ 12:00 AM

The Rivermen have added defenseman Jared Ross to their roster after signing him to a PTO. He comes from ECHL Reading where he had 19 points in 38 games for the Royals. He spent the majority of last season in the AHL with Providence.

Rivermen Return to Milwaukee Tonight :: 7 P.M.
Published: February 9th 2011 @ 12:00 AM

The Rivermen are headed back to Milwaukee tonight for the first time since their worst loss of the season, 8-1, on Jan. 28. Game time is set for 7 p.m.

Rivermen Sign Slava Trukhno and Jake Gannon from ECHL
Published: February 8th 2011 @ 12:00 AM

The Rivermen have signed Slava Trukhno (pictured) and Jake Gannon to professional tryout contracts. They have also released goaltender Michael Ouzas from his PTO.

In the Right Place At the Right Time
Published: February 8th 2011 @ 12:00 AM

What do former NHL players Jeremy Roenick, Luc Robitaille and Joe Nieuwendyk have in common? Outside of being terrific hockey players, the three played against Rivermen goaltender Ben Bishop when he was only 18 years old.

Jake Allen to Host Live Web Chat Tonight :: 7 P.M.
Published: February 7th 2011 @ 12:00 AM

Peoria Rivermen goaltender Jake Allen will answer fan questions tonight in a live web chat at 7 p.m. The joint venture between the Rivermen and the Peoria Journal Star will be the first in a series of chats featuring Rivermen players and staff.

Ben Bishop Recalled by the Blues
Published: February 4th 2011 @ 12:00 AM

With Jaroslav Halak day-to-day with an upper body injury, the Blues have recalled goaltender Ben Bishop from the Rivermen. Peoria has signed Michael Ouzas to a professional tryout contract.

Hensick Named WPC Player of the Month for January
Published: February 1st 2011 @ 12:00 AM

For the second straight month, All-Star center TJ Hensick has been named the World Painting Company Player of the Month. He led the team with 14 points (three goals, 11 assists) in 12 January games.