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Rivermen Partner with Stretch Internet for 2014-15 Broadcasts
Published: September 23rd 2014 @ 3:40 PM

The Peoria Rivermen are excited to announce a new partnership with Stretch Internet to broadcast all 56 regular-season games online for the 2014-15 season. An industry leader in streaming live sporting events, Stretch Internet will provide a unique and interactive experience for fans all over the world to follow Rivermen hockey through their laptops, tablets and smart phones.

Rivermen Training Camp Hits the Ice Oct. 15
Published: September 23rd 2014 @ 1:45 PM

The Peoria Rivermen announced today the team will open training camp for its second season in the Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at Owens Center in Peoria. All sessions this year will take place at Owens Center and will be open to the public free of charge.

Greg Halbleib Named Voice of the Rivermen
Published: September 22nd 2014 @ 7:40 PM

The Peoria Rivermen are excited to announce that Central Illinois broadcast veteran Greg Halbleib will become the team's newest play-by-play voice, beginning with the season opener at Carver Arena on Oct. 24. Halbleib takes over for Alan Fuehring, who moves into a similar role with the ECHL's Greenville Road Warriors.

Western Michigan Product Ben Warda Joins Rivermen
Published: September 18th 2014 @ 9:10 PM by: Alan Fuehring

Peoria Rivermen head coach Jean-Guy Trudel announced Thursday the team has signed Western Michigan University product Ben Warda to a training camp contract. In addition, forward Mitchell Deruelle has been released.

Rivermen Unveil Jerseys as part of 'Bruce Saurs Hockey Weekend In Peoria'
Published: September 15th 2014 @ 10:55 PM by: Alan Fuehring

The Peoria Rivermen will pay tribute to legendary owner Bruce Saurs on opening weekend this year with 'Bruce Saurs Hockey Weekend in Peoria,' presented by Heritage Bank, on Friday, Oct. 24 and Saturday, Oct. 25 at Carver Arena. Both nights will feature a big-time giveaway, specialty jerseys and a fantastic group ticket special.

Rivermen Trade Stanfield For Trask; Build Roster
Published: September 15th 2014 @ 10:35 PM by: Alan Fuehring

Peoria Rivermen head coach Jean-Guy Trudel has announced an assortment of player moves in preparation for the 2014-15 Southern Professional Hockey League season. Most notably, winger Parker Stanfield has been traded to the Louisiana IceGators in exchange for scoring threat Jake Trask (middle).

Rivermen Bring Back Yakura; Add Goaltenders to Camp
Published: September 12th 2014 @ 10:10 AM by: Alan Fuehring

Peoria Rivermen head coach Jean-Guy Trudel announced Thursday that forward Dean Yakura has been re-signed for the 2014-15 season. In addition, rookie goaltenders Paul Dorsey and Eric Mihalik have each been signed to training camp contracts.

Individual Game Tickets To Go On Sale Oct. 1
Published: September 11th 2014 @ 11:15 AM by: Alan Fuehring

Individual game tickets for the 33rd season of professional hockey in Peoria will go on sale on Wednesday, Oct. 1 at 10:30 a.m. at the Peoria Civic Center box office. Tickets will also be available online through Ticketmaster or over the phone.