Published:January 31st 2014 @ 2:05 PM by: Alan Fuehring
The Rivermen (17-13-3, 37 points) enter Friday's matchup in fifth place in the SPHL and on a two-game win streak after sweeping the Knoxville Ice Bears (13-15-4, 30 points) in a pair of games at home last weekend.
Published:January 31st 2014 @ 11:10 AM by: Alan Fuehring
Peoria Rivermen head coach Jean-Guy Trudel has announced that former Bloomington Thunder defenseman Kory Helowka has been signed to an SPHL contract with Peoria. In addition, Jarrett Rush has been returned on loan from the Kalamazoo Wings (ECHL).
Published:January 30th 2014 @ 3:25 PM by: Alan Fuehring
The Peoria Rivermen are excited to introduce their new "Bottomless Popcorn Pack," which includes four upper bowl tickets and a bottomless tub of popcorn for just $36. However, this special will only be available for the home games on Friday, Feb. 7 and Saturday, Feb. 8.
Published:January 30th 2014 @ 9:05 AM by: Alan Fuehring
The Peoria Rivermen are proud to announce their home game on Saturday, Feb. 15 has been declared "Chicago Blackhawks Night," featuring Blackhawks-themed giveaways and an appearance from Blackhawks Ambassador and Hockey Hall-of-Famer Tony Esposito.
Peoria Rivermen head coach Jean-Guy Trudel announced Monday that Joe Schiller has been placed on the 30-day IR, while Justin Gvora has departed the team for Germany. In addition, Matt Viola has been ruled out at least two weeks with an upper body injury.
Published:January 25th 2014 @ 4:45 PM by: Alan Fuehring
Peoria Rivermen head coach Jean-Guy Trudel announced Saturday that defenseman and Pekin, Illinois native Cole Ruwe has been named the team's newest captain. Ruwe follows Jarrett Rush as the second player to wear the "C" for Peoria's SPHL team.
Peoria Rivermen head coach Jean-Guy Trudel announced Thursday that winger-defenseman Nick Wheeler has been returned on loan from ECHL Cincinnati. In addition, winger Parker Stanfield has been released from ECHL Florida.
Published:January 22nd 2014 @ 4:00 PM by: Alan Fuehring
It's a bird... it's a plane... no, it's "Superhero Night" with the Peoria Rivermen! On Friday, Feb. 28, the Rivermen will welcome Spiderman, Batman, Robin, Flash and Captain America to Carver Arena for a 7:15 p.m. puck drop against Louisiana.
Published:January 16th 2014 @ 3:10 PM by: Alan Fuehring
Peoria Rivermen goaltender Eric Levine will be offering a unique experience at the Jan. 24 home game against the Knoxville Ice Bears. That evening, the 25-year-old netminder will raffle off the chance to cut his luscious locks of hair, with all proceeds benefiting Pekin youth hockey.
Published:January 10th 2014 @ 9:05 AM by: Alan Fuehring
Peoria Rivermen head coach Jean-Guy Trudel has announced that leading goal scorer Garrett Vermeersch has been returned on loan from the Fort Wayne Komets (ECHL) and is expected to be back in the lineup this weekend against Bloomington.
Published:January 9th 2014 @ 11:25 AM by: Alan Fuehring
The Peoria Rivermen are excited to announce their first-ever "Carload Night" will take place Friday, January 24. That evening, fans are encouraged to load up the crew and pack them in tight as an entire car comes to the game for just $40!
Peoria Rivermen head coach Jean-Guy Trudel has announced that Nick Wheeler was called up to the Cincinnati Cyclones (ECHL) on Monday, while winger Jeremiah Ketts has agreed to an SPHL contract following his three-game tryout. In addition, forward Phil Bushbacher was called up to ECHL Cincinnati on Tuesday.
Published:January 3rd 2014 @ 12:40 PM by: Alan Fuehring
Friday marks the inaugural matchup between the Rivermen (11-10-3) and Mississippi Surge (12-13-0), who will meet seven times this season - with four of those meetings taking place in Biloxi. The Surge will travel to Peoria for the first time for a three-game series March 7-9.
Peoria Rivermen head coach Jean-Guy Trudel has announced that forward Corey Tamblyn has been traded to the Fayetteville FireAntz in exchange for gritty center Aaron McGill, who produced 11 points and 51 penalty minutes in 19 games this season with Fayetteville.