Game Recaps

Rivermen Can’t Complete Comeback, Havoc Hoist President’s Cup
Photo Credit: Dennis Sievers/Peoria Rivermen Rivermen Can’t Complete Comeback, Havoc Hoist President’s Cup Huntsville never trails in decisive Game 3   Peoria, IL – The Huntsville Havoc scored early and never trailed in Sunday afternoon’s decisive Game 3 as they clinched the 2018 President’s...
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Rivermen Calm Havoc, Force Game 3
Photo Credit: Christina Wolff/Huntsville Havoc Rivermen Calm Havoc, Force Game 3 Parks makes 32 saves to lead Rivermen to Game 2 victory Friday in Huntsville   Huntsville, AL – The Peoria Rivermen scored 1:25 into the contest and never trailed Friday night in Huntsville, earning a 3-2 win to...
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Rivermen Surrender Four Third-Period Goals in Game 1 Loss to Huntsville
Photo Credit: Dennis Sievers/Peoria Rivermen Rivermen Surrender Four Third-Period Goals in Game 1 Loss to Huntsville Third-period meltdown puts Rivermen in 1-0 finals hole   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen saw a 4-1 second-period lead vanish Wednesday night as they gave up four third-period...
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Rivermen Complete Sweep with 4-0 Win in Knoxville Friday
Photo Credit: Dennis Sievers/Peoria Rivermen Rivermen Complete Sweep with 4-0 Win in Knoxville Friday Siiro’s pair lifts Rivermen to third straight Finals berth   Knoxville, TN – The Peoria Rivermen got a pair of second-period goals from Ryan Siiro, a pair of empty-netters late in the third,...
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Rivermen Bear Down in Final Two Periods Wednesday
Photo Credit: Dennis Sievers/Peoria Rivermen Rivermen Bear Down in Final Two Periods Wednesday Six unanswered goals lift Peoria to series-opening victory   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen scored six unanswered goals in the final 40 minutes of regulation Wednesday night as they cruised to a...
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Rivermen Drop Dawgs, Cruise to Semi Finals Friday
Photo Credit: Dennis Sievers/Peoria Rivermen Rivermen Drop Dawgs, Cruise to Semi Finals Friday Peoria leads wire-to-wire at Owens Center en route to series sweep   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen scored 2:51 into the first period and never lost the lead as they beat the Roanoke Rail Yard...
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Rivermen Fight Past Dawgs, Take Game 1
Photo Credit: Kat Martin/Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs Rivermen Fight Past Dawgs, Take Game 1 Gurtler’s pair, Greenberg’s game-winner, lift Peoria to 3-2 victory   Lynchburg, VA – The Peoria Rivermen scored a goal in each period and held off a late extra-attacker charge from the Roanoke Rail Yard...
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Dawgs Run Past Rivermen Saturday to Capture Regular Season Finale
Photo Credit: Dennis Sievers/Peoria Rivermen Dawgs Run Past Rivermen Saturday to Capture Regular Season Finale Peoria wraps up regular schedule with 3-1 loss to Roanoke   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen mustered only one power-play goal and never led Saturday as they fell 3-1 to the Roanoke...
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Rivermen Walk Dawgs, Cruise to 6-1 Victory
Photo Credit: Dennis Sievers/Peoria Rivermen Rivermen Walk Dawgs, Cruise to 6-1 Victory Six Rivermen record multi-point games Friday   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen got two goals and an assist from winger Alec Hagaman as he paced the William B. Coffey trophy winners to a 6-1 victory at...
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Rivermen Blast Dawgs Saturday
Photo Credit: Kat Martin/Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs Rivermen Blast Dawgs Saturday Peoria scores four times in 15:28 span to top Roanoke 5-2   Roanoke, VA – The Peoria Rivermen scored four straight goals in a span of 15:28 Saturday night as they beat the Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs 5-2 at the...
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Rivermen Clinch First Place With 2-1 Win Friday
Photo Credit: Kat Martin/Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs Rivermen Clinch First Place With 2-1 Win Friday Kalisz, Hagaman score as Peoria battles past Roanoke   Roanoke, VA – The Peoria Rivermen scored in the game’s third minute and never lost the lead Friday night as they beat the Roanoke Rail Yard...
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Rivermen Skate Past Thunderbolts Sunday Afternoon
Photo Credit: Dennis Sievers/Peoria Rivermen Rivermen Skate Past Thunderbolts Sunday Afternoon Pulde’s shutout, Bruce’s pair pace Rivermen to victory   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen got two goals from Keegan Bruce and a 23-save shutout from goaltender Mason Pulde Sunday as they topped the...
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Rivermen Drop Overtime Squeaker to Mayhem Saturday
Photo Credit: Dennis Sievers/Peoria Rivermen Rivermen Drop Overtime Squeaker to Mayhem Saturday Gurtler’s two goals not enough in see-saw affair   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen got two goals from Mike Gurtler and three points from Joseph Widmar, but it wasn’t enough as the Macon Mayhem...
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Carvalho’s Pair Lifts Rivermen Over Mayhem Friday
Photo Credit: Dennis Sievers/Peoria Rivermen Carvalho’s Pair Lifts Rivermen Over Mayhem Friday Overtime winner vaults Rivermen past Macon   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen got a pair of goals from Jordan Carvalho, including the overtime winner with 25.4 seconds left in the extra period, as...
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Rivermen Win Goaltending Duel, Capture Shootout Saturday
Photo Credit: Brooke Mueller/Pensacola Ice Flyers Rivermen Win Goaltending Duel, Capture Shootout Saturday Pulde makes 39 saves to help Peoria to first win at Pensacola in three years   Pensacola, FL – The Peoria Rivermen got a late goal from Connor Gorman, a pair of shootout tallies from...
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Rivermen Trounced by Ice Flyers Friday
Photo Credit: Brent Cooke/Pensacola Ice Flyers Rivermen Trounced by Ice Flyers Friday Pensacola builds five-goal lead in first two periods to cruise to victory   Pensacola, FL – The Peoria Rivermen surrendered five goals in the first 40 minutes of regulation before falling 5-2 to the...
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Rivermen Drop Shootout to RiverKings Saturday
Photo Credit: Dennis Sievers/Peoria Rivermen Rivermen Drop Shootout to RiverKings Saturday Pulde makes 48 saves in losing effort   Southaven, MS – The Peoria Rivermen never trailed by more than one goal but never led Saturday as they fell 4-3 in a shootout to the Mississippi RiverKings at...
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Rivermen Battle Past RiverKings Friday
Rivermen Battle Past RiverKings Friday Pulde earns second straight win in relief while Gorman nets pair in return   Southaven, MS – The Peoria Rivermen got a pair of goals from Connor Gorman, and 23 saves in relief from goaltender Mason Pulde, as they topped the Mississippi RiverKings 4-2...
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Rivermen Fall Behind Early, Fight Back to Beat RiverKings Sunday
Photo Credit: Dennis Sievers/Peoria Rivermen Rivermen Fall Behind Early, Fight Back to Beat RiverKings Sunday Pulde stops all 38 to earn first victory in relief while Hagaman nets two   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen fell behind early to the Mississippi RiverKings and clawed their way back...
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Rivermen Storm Back to Topple RiverKings Saturday
Photo Credit: Dennis Sievers/Peoria Rivermen Rivermen Storm Back to Topple RiverKings Saturday Late rally helps Peoria clinch playoff berth on home ice   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen saw a 3-0 first-period lead evaporate before erasing a late 4-3 Mississippi RiverKings lead as they...
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Petaccio’s Pair Drops Rivermen Friday
Photo Credit: Dennis Sievers/Peoria Rivermen Petaccio’s Pair Drops Rivermen Friday Peoria sees six-game streak end as Evansville snaps 13-game skid   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen saw a one-goal third-period lead disappear Friday night as they fell 2-1 to the Evansville Thunderbolts at...
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Late Dagger Propels Rivermen Over Thunderbolts Saturday
Photo Credit: Dennis Sievers/Peoria Rivermen Late Dagger Propels Rivermen Over Thunderbolts Saturday Smith’s GWG with 38 seconds left in regulation sends Peoria to sixth straight win   Evansville, IN – The Peoria Rivermen broke a 2-2 tie on Will Smith’s goal with 38 seconds remaining in...
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Rivermen Coast to Fifth Straight Win Friday
Photo Credit: Dennis Sievers/Peoria Rivermen Rivermen Coast to Fifth Straight Win Friday Pair of Kalisz goals propel Rivermen over Havoc in season-series finale   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen got a pair of goals from winger Joe Kalisz and 24 saves from goaltender Peter Di Salvo as they...
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Rivermen Cruise to Weekend Sweep of Marksmen Sunday
Photo Credit: Dennis Sievers/Peoria Rivermen Rivermen Cruise to Weekend Sweep of Marksmen Sunday Economos’ first career hat trick propels Rivermen to 8-1 victory in weekend finale   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen scored early and often against the visiting Fayetteville Marksmen Sunday...
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Rivermen Turn in Hall of Fame Performance, Dismiss Marksmen 7-3
Photo Credit: Dennis Sievers/Peoria Rivermen Rivermen Turn in Hall of Fame Performance, Dismiss Marksmen 7-3 Hagaman’s hat trick helps propel Rivermen over Fayetteville Saturday Night   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen and Fayetteville Marksmen met for the second time in as many nights...
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Rivermen Run and Gun in Second, Shoot Down Marksmen Friday
Photo Credit: Dennis Sievers/Peoria Rivermen Rivermen Run and Gun in Second, Shoot Down Marksmen Friday Teams trade four goals in 4-minute, 19-second second-period spurt   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen scored an early goal and never trailed Friday night as they beat the Fayetteville...
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Rivermen Snap Skid, Power Past Mayhem 6-3 Sunday
Photo Credit: Bryan Meeks/Orbicular Media/Macon Mayhem Rivermen Snap Skid, Power Past Mayhem 6-3 Sunday Four first-period tallies help Peoria past Macon to wrap up road weekend   Macon, GA – The Peoria Rivermen scored four goals in the first period and got 34 saves from goaltender Peter Di...
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Birmingham Stages Third Period Comeback to Down Rivermen 6-5
Photo Credit: Dennis Sievers/Peoria Rivermen Birmingham Stages Third Period Comeback to Down Rivermen 6-5 2 power-play tallies erase late Rivermen lead in third   Pelham, AL – The Peoria Rivermen saw a 5-3 third-period lead evaporate under an extended penalty-kill sequence before the...
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Rivermen Fall 3-2 in Birmingham Friday
Photo Credit: Dennis Sievers/Peoria Rivermen Rivermen Fall 3-2 in Birmingham Friday Two power-play tallies not enough to help Rivermen past Bulls   Pelham, AL – The Peoria Rivermen fought to erase a 2-0 second-period deficit before surrendering a late power-play goal and falling 3-2 to the...
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Rivermen Play Spoiler, Rally for 5-3 Win in Huntsville Saturday
Photo Credit: Chris Shimek/Huntsville Havoc Rivermen Play Spoiler, Rally for 5-3 Win in Huntsville Saturday Three-goal third period lifts Rivermen on Melissa George Foundation Night in Huntsville   Huntsville, AL – The Peoria Rivermen used a three-goal third period, and a three-point night...
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Rivermen Drop Back-And-Forth Affair in Huntsville Friday
Photo Credit: Chris Shimek/Huntsville Havoc Rivermen Drop Back-And-Forth Affair in Huntsville Friday PIacentini’s shootout winner completes hat trick to snap Peoria’s 3-game win streak   Huntsville, AL – The Peoria Rivermen and Huntsville Havoc battled to a 4-4 tie through 60 minutes and a...
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Rivermen Hold On, Complete Weekend Sweep Sunday
Photo Credit: Dennis Sievers/Peoria Rivermen Rivermen Hold On, Complete Weekend Sweep Sunday Keegan Bruce’s third-period GWG helps Rivermen over Evansville for third straight day   Peoria, IL – For the third straight day the Peoria Rivermen and Evansville Thunderbolts battled for 60 minutes,...
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Strong Second Period Lifts Rivermen over Thunderbolts Saturday
Photo Credit: Dennis Sievers/Peoria Rivermen Strong Second Period Lifts Rivermen over Thunderbolts Saturday Peoria able to weather third-period surge, hold on for second straight   Evansville, IN – The Peoria Rivermen scored four goals to break open a scoreless game in the second period...
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Rivermen Snap Skid, Outgun Thunderbolts Friday
Photo Credit: Dennis Sievers/Peoria Rivermen Rivermen Snap Skid, Outgun Thunderbolts Friday Economos’ pair lifts Rivermen to victory over Evansville   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen used a pair of goals, including the eventual game-winner, from Michael Economos as they never trailed and...
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Rivermen Drop Third Straight in Huntsville Saturday
Rivermen Drop Third Straight in Huntsville Saturday Powers’ hat trick lifts Havoc to fourth straight   Huntsville, AL – The Peoria Rivermen gave up the opening goal for the fifth straight game and never led Saturday night as they lost their third consecutive game, 6-4 to the Huntsville Havoc....
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Rivermen Unable to Stage Comeback, Fall 3-1 in Huntsville Friday
Photo Credit: Chris Shimek/Huntsville Havoc Rivermen Unable to Stage Comeback, Fall 3-1 in Huntsville Friday Piacentini’s pair lifts Huntsville to third straight as Rivermen drop second in a row   Huntsville, AL – The Peoria Rivermen fell behind in the first period and were unable to stage a...
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Rivermen Unable to Rally, Fall to Evansville Saturday
Photo Credit: Tim Lester/Peoria Rivermen Rivermen Unable to Rally, Fall to Evansville Saturday Peoria sees season-long seven-game win streak snapped   Evansville, IN – The Peoria Rivermen fell behind 3-0 in the second period, scored twice in the third, but were unable to complete the...
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Rivermen Use The Force, Beat Evansville in Shootout Friday
Photo Credit: Dennis Sievers/Peoria Rivermen Rivermen Use The Force, Beat Evansville in Shootout Friday Peoria battles back from 3-1 third-period deficit to earn seventh straight win   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen erased a 3-1 third-period deficit and came back to beat the Evansville...
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Hagaman’s Overtime Penalty Shot Lifts Rivermen to Sixth Straight
Photo Credit: Dennis Sievers/Peoria Rivermen Hagaman’s Overtime Penalty Shot Lifts Rivermen to Sixth Straight Peoria battles back to tie it late before Hagaman’s OT heroics   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen rallied to erase a late deficit before Alec Hagaman converted an overtime penalty...
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Rivermen Score Early, Often, Hold on Late in Mississippi Friday
Photo Credit: Dennis Sievers/Peoria Rivermen Rivermen Score Early, Often, Hold on Late in Mississippi Friday 5-1 lead all but evaporates as Rivermen hang on for 5-4 win   Southaven, MS – The Peoria Rivermen jumped out to a 5-1 lead during the second period of Friday’s game before holding off...
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Rivermen Close 2017 With A Bang, Down Thunderbolts 5-2 Sunday
Photo Credit: Dennis Sievers/Peoria Rivermen Rivermen Close 2017 With A Bang, Down Thunderbolts 5-2 Sunday Parks’ 37 saves lead charge as Rivermen win fourth straight   Evansville, IN – The Peoria Rivermen got 37 saves from Tyler Parks and goals from five different scorers as they beat the...
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Rivermen Claw Back, Down Thunderbolts in Overtime Friday
Photo Credit: Dennis Sievers/Peoria Rivermen Rivermen Claw Back, Down Thunderbolts in Overtime Friday Peoria out-shoots Evansville 48-18 at Carver Arena   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen erased a two-goal second-intermission deficit Friday night before downing the Evansville Thunderbolts...
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Rivermen Too Dawg-Gone Good for Roanoke, Win 6-1 Saturday
Photo Credit: Dennis Sievers/Peoria Rivermen Rivermen Too Dawg-Gone Good for Roanoke, Win 6-1 Saturday Six Rivermen score goals, Oskroba records three assists in victory   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen scored 3:30 into the game and never looked back Saturday night, defeating the Roanoke...
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RiverKings Topple Rivermen, Cruise to 5-1 Victory Friday
Photo Credit: Dennis Sievers/Peoria Rivermen RiverKings Topple Rivermen, Cruise to 5-1 Victory Friday Mississippi too much for Rivermen in holiday weekend opener   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen fell behind 85 seconds into the contest and trailed the rest of the way as they fell 5-1 to the...
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Rivermen Can’t Hold Early Lead, Fall 4-2 in Knoxville Saturday
Photo Credit: Jim Purvis/Knoxville Ice Bears Rivermen Can’t Hold Early Lead, Fall 4-2 in Knoxville Saturday Two-goal lead evaporates as six-game win streak snapped by Ice Bears   Knoxville, TN – The Peoria Rivermen scored two goals in the first period but couldn’t hold off the Knoxville Ice...
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Rivermen Dominate Ice Bears, Cruise to Sixth Straight Friday
Photo Credit: Jim Purvis/Knoxville Ice Bears Rivermen Dominate Ice Bears, Cruise to Sixth Straight Friday Four-goal second period lifts Rivermen in Knoxville   Knoxville, TN – The Peoria Rivermen scored four goals in the second period and got 31 saves from Eric Levine as they coasted to a...
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Rivermen Rise Above Havoc, Win Fifth Straight Saturday
Rivermen Rise Above Havoc, Win Fifth Straight Saturday Barber’s 2 goals help lift Rivermen to 5-2 victory over Huntsville   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen got a pair of goals from rookie center Jacob Barber and two assists from goaltender Eric Levine as they earned their fifth straight win,...
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Klecha’s Hat Trick Seals Rivermen Victory Friday
Klecha’s Hat Trick Seals Rivermen Victory Friday OT winner propels Peoria into first place   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen used the first pro hat trick in the career of Dakota Klecha, including the game-winner 1:04 into overtime, to top the Huntsville Havoc 5-4 at Carver Arena Friday...
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Rivermen Battle Back for Overtime Win in Fayetteville Saturday
Photo Credit: Dennis Sievers/Peoria Rivermen Rivermen Battle Back for Overtime Win in Fayetteville Saturday Gorman nets first pro hat trick before Siiro notches game-winner in OT   Fayetteville, NC – The Peoria Rivermen erased a 3-1 first-intermission deficit to top the Fayetteville Marksmen...
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Rivermen Cruise to 3-0 Win in Fayetteville Friday
Photo Credit: Taylor Woods/Fayetteville Marksmen Rivermen Cruise to 3-0 Win in Fayetteville Friday Parks earns shutout while Siiro notches first pro goal   Fayetteville, NC – The Peoria Rivermen scored 6:57 into the first period and never looked back Friday night as they topped the...
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Levine Shines as Rivermen Dethrone RiverKings Saturday
Photo Credit: Dennis Sievers/Peoria Rivermen Levine Shines as Rivermen Dethrone RiverKings Saturday Miglio nets lone goal in 1-0 win on home ice   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen scored in the second period and held on to a one-goal lead for the final 30 minutes to topple the Mississippi...
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RiverKings Reign Supreme, Topple Rivermen 6-2 Friday
Photo Credit: Dennis Sievers/Peoria Rivermen RiverKings Reign Supreme, Topple Rivermen 6-2 Friday Rivermen fall behind early, can’t regroup in defeat   Peoria, IL –  The Peoria Rivermen got off to a slow start, and couldn’t recover Friday night as they fell 6-2 to the Mississippi RiverKings...
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Rivermen Fall Short in Birmingham Shootout Saturday
Photo Credit: Dennis Sievers/Peoria Rivermen Rivermen Fall Short in Birmingham Shootout Saturday Teams trade goals in each period before Bulls earn first-ever win in sudden death   Pelham, AL – The Peoria Rivermen and Birmingham Bulls each scored a goal in each period Saturday night before...
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Rivermen Storm to 4-1 Win Over Thunderbolts Friday
Photo Credit: Marilyn Demont/Evansville Thunderbolts Rivermen Storm to 4-1 Win Over Thunderbolts Friday Gorman’s two-goal night leads Peoria to third straight   Evansville, IN – The Peoria Rivermen scored 6:08 into the first period and led the rest of the way as they beat the Evansville...
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Rivermen Celebrate Veterans Day with 5-1 Victory Over Knoxville
Photo Credit: Dennis Sievers/Peoria Rivermen Rivermen Celebrate Veterans Day with 5-1 Victory Over Knoxville Rivermen score thrice in first 21 minutes of play to sweep home-and-home series   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen took a 3-0 lead in the first minute of the second period and cruised...
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Strong Second Period Lifts Rivermen Over Ice Bears Friday
Photo Credit: Dennis Sievers/Peoria Rivermen Strong Second Period Lifts Rivermen Over Ice Bears Friday Two-goal nights for Greenberg and Horn carry Rivermen to victory   Knoxville, TN – The Peoria Rivermen battled back from a 2-1 first-period deficit to beat the Knoxville Ice Bears 5-3...
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Ice Flyers Top Rivermen 3-1 in Saturday rematch
Photo Credit: Dennis Sievers/Peoria Rivermen Ice Flyers Top Rivermen 3-1 in Saturday rematch Third-period Pensacola power plays doom Rivermen in second straight loss   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen battled to a 1-1 tie through two periods, but for the second straight night, the Pensacola...
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Rivermen Fall Prey to Late Surge, Lose to Ice Flyers Friday
Photo Credit: Dennis Sievers/Peoria Rivermen Rivermen Fall Prey to Late Surge, Lose to Ice Flyers Friday Three-goal third too much for Rivermen to overcome   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen scored first but allowed four straight goals as they fell 4-2 to the Pensacola Ice Flyers Friday...
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Rivermen Drop Bulls 3-1 Saturday Night, Surge into First
Photo Credit: Dennis Sievers/Peoria Rivermen Rivermen Drop Bulls 3-1 Saturday Night, Surge into First Santaguida shines in home debut, earns first pro victory   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen rallied for the second straight night to defeat the Birmingham Bulls 3-1 before 4,407 Saturday...
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Rivermen Wrangle Bulls 5-2 in Home Opener Friday
Photo Credit: Dennis Sievers/Peoria Rivermen Rivermen Wrangle Bulls 5-2 in Home Opener Friday Three-goal second period lifts Rivermen to victory   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen fell behind early, but dominated the second period and held on to defeat the Birmingham Bulls Friday night at...
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Rivermen Overpowered by Thunderbolts Special Teams Tuesday
Photo Credit: Marilyn Demont/Evansville Thunderbolts Rivermen Overpowered by Thunderbolts Special Teams Tuesday Three power-play goals make difference in 4-2 Peoria loss   Evansville, IN – The Peoria Rivermen allowed three power-play goals, including two early in the third period, as they...
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Rivermen Come Back to Steal Opening Night Shootout in Evansville
Photo Credit: Addison Blair/Peoria Rivermen Rivermen Come Back to Steal Opening Night Shootout in Evansville Peoria notches 3 unanswered goals to force OT before taking SO victory Saturday   Evansville, IN – The Peoria Rivermen came back to erase a three-goal second-period deficit, force...
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Rivermen Fall 2-1 Sunday As Macon Hoists President’s Cup
Photo Credit: Tim Lester/Peoria Rivermen Rivermen Fall 2-1 Sunday As Macon Hoists President’s Cup Dion’s second-period tally not enough as former Rivermen Trask notches game winner   Macon, GA – The Peoria Rivermen were held to just one goal for the second consecutive game, and fell to 2-1...
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Rivermen Strike First, Can’t Hang on In Finals Opener
Photo Credit: Tim Lester/Peoria Rivermen Rivermen Strike First, Can’t Hang on In Finals Opener Two-goal Mayhem third forces Rivermen to face elimination in Game 2   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen got on the board first but could not hold a one-goal lead as the Macon Mayhem scored two...
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Rivermen Dismiss Havoc 7-3 Saturday in Peoria, Advance to Finals
Photo Credit: Addison Blair/Peoria Rivermen Rivermen Dismiss Havoc 7-3 Saturday in Peoria, Advance to Finals Rivermen advance to Presidents Cup finals for second straight year, will face Macon Friday   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen scored first and the Huntsville Havoc made a game of it...
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Rivermen Rebound From Early Deficit, Fall in Overtime Friday
Photo Credit: Huntsville Havoc Rivermen Rebound From Early Deficit, Fall in Overtime Friday 4-3 Huntsville victory forces Game 3 Saturday night in Peoria   Huntsville, AL – The Peoria Rivermen battled back from a 2-0 first-period deficit to take a 3-2 lead before the Huntsville Havoc pulled...
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Rivermen Earn Hard-Fought Game 1 Win Wednesday
Rivermen Earn Hard-Fought Game 1 Win Wednesday Peoria surrenders first goal, lead for final 42:30 of play   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen fell behind early and battled throughout the first two periods as they earned a 5-2 victory over the Huntsville Havoc in Game 1 of the Presidents Cup...
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Rivermen Complete Sweep of Ice Bears, Advance to Semi Finals
Photo Credit: Michelle Jephcot/Knoxville Ice Bears Rivermen Complete Sweep of Ice Bears, Advance to Semi Finals Gorman, Colantone record three-point nights as Rivermen move on   Knoxville, TN – The Peoria Rivermen took a lead in the first minute of the first period and never looked back...
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Rivermen Score Early, Often, Cruise to Game 1 Win Over Knoxville
Photo Credit: Bob Hunt/Peoria Rivermen Rivermen Score Early, Often, Cruise to Game 1 Win Over Knoxville Hoomaian’s pair, 3-point night from Hagaman lead Peoria to 4-1 victory Wednesday   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen scored in the game’s first two minutes and never trailed as they beat...
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Rivermen Ride into Playoffs With 4-2 Win to Close Regular Season
Photo Credit: Addison Blair/Peoria Rivermen Rivermen Ride into Playoffs With 4-2 Win to Close Regular Season Peoria set to face Knoxville in Best-of-3 first round   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen built a 3-0 lead in the first two periods and coasted to a 4-2 victory over the Mississippi...
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Rivermen Can’t Complete Comeback, Fall 3-2 in Mississippi Friday
Photo Credit: Mississippi RiverKings Rivermen Can’t Complete Comeback, Fall 3-2 in Mississippi Friday Rivermen can’t overcome two-goal first in road finale   Southaven, MS – The Peoria Rivermen fell behind 3-0 to the Mississippi RiverKings and couldn’t complete a late comeback attempt,...
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Rivermen Ride Parks to Series Sweep Sunday
Photo Credit: Addison Blair/Peoria Rivermen Rivermen Ride Parks to Series Sweep Sunday Third straight win lifts Rivermen into second with two games remaining in regular season   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen got pairs of goals in the second and third periods, and 34 saves from goaltender...
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FireAntz Can’t Fool Phaneuf, Rivermen Saturday
Photo Credit: Addison Blair/Peoria Rivermen FireAntz Can’t Fool Phaneuf, Rivermen Saturday Hoomaian, Hagaman tallies, 20 Phaneuf saves lift Rivermen past FireAntz   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen got a shutout in their own net and fooled the opposing goaltender twice en route to a 2-0 win...
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Phaneuf, Rivermen Squash FireAntz 5-1
Photo Credit: Addison Blair/Peoria Rivermen Phaneuf, Rivermen Squash FireAntz 5-1 Jones’ pair helps propel Rivermen past FireAntz in weekend series opener   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen scored early and never looked back against the Fayetteville Fireantz Friday night at Carver Arena,...
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Rivermen Tie Game Late, Fall In Overtime Saturday
Photo Credit: Michelle Jephcott Rivermen Tie Game Late, Fall In Overtime Saturday Peoria moves into third-place tie with Huntsville before home weekend with Fayetteville   Knoxville, TN – The Peoria Rivermen took an early lead, fell behind in the second period, and tied the game in the third...
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Rivermen Stifle Ice Bears 4-2 Friday in Knoxville
Photo Credit: Michelle Jephcott/Knoxville Ice Bears Rivermen Stifle Ice Bears 4-2 Friday in Knoxville Peoria defense allows just 20 SOG in victory   Knoxville, TN – The Peoria Rivermen took a lead 8:20 into the contest and never trailed, allowing just 20 Knoxville Ice Bears shots on goal as...
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Third Period Penalties Doom Rivermen in 6-4 Loss Saturday
Photo Credit: Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs Third Period Penalties Doom Rivermen in 6-4 Loss Saturday Two empty netters help Roanoke’s Brewer to hat trick   Roanoke, VA – The Peoria Rivermen battled to a 2-2 tie through 40 minutes before a pair of power-play goals and two empty net tallies lifted...
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Rivermen Complete Comeback, Topple Dawgs 4-3 in Overtime Friday
Photo Credit: Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs Rivermen Complete Comeback, Topple Dawgs 4-3 in Overtime Friday Jones’ pair, Pszenyczny’s OT winner help Rivermen in Roanoke   Roanoke, VA – The Peoria Rivermen erased a 3-1 second-intermission deficit and went on to win in overtime, topping the Roanoke...
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Rivermen Drop 4-1 Game to Fayetteville Sunday
Photo Credit: Addison Blair Rivermen Drop 4-1 Game to Fayetteville Sunday Bonar’s shutout bid broken with 5:27 left in final period   Fayetteville, NC – The Peoria Rivermen surrendered pairs of goals in each of the first two periods and fell 4-1 to the Fayetteville FireAntz at the Crown...
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Rivermen Fall 2-1 to FireAntz In Saturday Shootout
Photo Credit: Tim Lester Rivermen Fall 2-1 to FireAntz In Saturday Shootout Klecha’s second-period goal not enough as Peoria win streak halted at eight   Fayetteville, NC – The Peoria Rivermen and Fayetteville FireAntz traded second-period goals in a defensive struggle before the FireAntz...
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Rivermen Score Three Power-Play Goals, Coast to Eighth Straight
Photo Credit: Addison Blair Rivermen Score Three Power-Play Goals, Coast to Eighth Straight 6-2 Sunday victory completes weekend sweep of Roanoke   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen scored three goals on the man advantage en route to a 6-2 win over the Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs Sunday at Carver...
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Rivermen Cage Dawgs, Cruise to Playoff Berth with 3-0 Victory
Photo Credit: Addison Blair/Peoria Rivermen Rivermen Cage Dawgs, Cruise to Playoff Berth with 3-0 Victory Parks perfect, Jones adds two goals in seventh straight win   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen scored a goal in each period and punched their postseason ticket with a 3-0 win over the...
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Jones’ Hat Trick Helps Rivermen Hold Off Surging Dawgs Friday
Photo Credit: Tim Lester Jones’ Hat Trick Helps Rivermen Hold Off Surging Dawgs Friday Late Roanoke rally comes up short in 6-4 Peoria win   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen jumped out to an early lead with a Jeff Jones hat trick, and the Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs fought back late, but the...
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Rivermen Pile on in Second Period, Top Thunderbolts 7-2 Sunday
Photo Credit: Bob Hunt/Peoria Rivermen Rivermen Pile on in Second Period, Top Thunderbolts 7-2 Sunday Career-high five-point night from Greenside help Rivermen to fifth straight   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen scored five goals in the second period as they wrapped up their season series...
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Gorman’s Pair Lift Rivermen to Fourth Straight
Photo Credit: Tim Lester/Peoria Rivermen Gorman’s Pair Lift Rivermen to Fourth Straight Peoria returns home Sunday to conclude season series with Thunderbolts   Evansville, IN – For the second straight night the Rivermen shot down the Evansville Thunderbolts, coming away with a 5-3 victory...
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Phaneuf Perfect as Rivermen Prevail 3-0 Over Thunderbolts Friday
Phaneuf Perfect as Rivermen Prevail 3-0 Over Thunderbolts Friday Klecha scores game-winner in return to lineup   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen scored a goal in each period and stood strong defensively to ground the Evansville Thunderbolts 3-0 Friday night at Carver Arena. With the victory...
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Rivermen Come Back, Outlast Thunderbolts 2-1 Tuesday
Photo Credit: Addison Blair/Peoria Rivermen Rivermen Come Back, Outlast Thunderbolts 2-1 Tuesday Hoomaian’s first career GWG lifts Rivermen into third-place tie   Evansville, IN – The Peoria Rivermen erased a 1-0 second-period Evansville Thunderbolts lead before eventually taking a 2-1...
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Rivermen Rebound in Sunday Matinee to Top Knoxville 6-1
Photo Credit: Addison Blair Rivermen Rebound in Sunday Matinee to Top Knoxville 6-1 Stuart’s pair help Rivermen to victory in series finale   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen salvaged a 3-in-3 finale Sunday afternoon, scoring three times in the second period en route to a 6-1 victory over...
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Ice Bears Take Shootout as Rivermen Drop Fifth Straight
Photo Credit: Addison Blair/Peoria Rivermen Ice Bears Take Shootout as Rivermen Drop Fifth Straight Jones scores lone goal for Peoria in 2-1 SOL   Peoria, IL – Sixty-five minutes was not enough for the Peoria Rivermen and Knoxville Ice Bears to decide a winner Friday night, as the teams...
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Ice Flyers Score Early, Often, Complete Weekend Sweep Sunday
Photo Credit: Addison Blair/Peoria Rivermen Ice Flyers Score Early, Often, Complete Weekend Sweep Sunday Pensacola clinches season series with Peoria via 4-0 shutout   Pensacola, FL – The Pensacola Ice Flyers scored 1:41 into the game and never lost the lead, cruising to a 4-0 win over the...
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Rivermen Drop Third Straight Saturday
Photo Credit: Pensacola Ice Flyers Rivermen Drop Third Straight Saturday Back-to-back losses in Pensacola give Peoria first three-game skid of season   Pensacola, FL – The Peoria Rivermen fell behind on a pair of first period power-play goals before eventually falling 5-3 to the Pensacola...
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Three-Goal Pensacola Third Dooms Rivermen Friday
Photo Credit: Keith Wallace/Jurrasic Photo Three-Goal Pensacola Third Dooms Rivermen Friday Olivieri’s pair not enough as Rivermen drop second straight   Pensacola, FL – The Peoria Rivermen and Pensacola Ice Flyers were tied 3-3 through two periods before three third-period Pensacola goals...
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Late Rivermen Rally Comes Up Short Against RiverKings Saturday
Photo Credit: Nick Eminian/Peoria Rivermen Late Rivermen Rally Comes Up Short Against RiverKings Saturday Loss gives Peoria split weekend before trip to Pensacola   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen gave up a pair of goals in each of the final two periods, and were unable to finish off a late...
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Oliveri's Hat Trick Leads Rivermen Past RiverKings Friday
Olivieri’s Hat Trick Leads Rivermen Past RiverKings Friday Phaneuf stops 31 to earn second career win   Peoria, IL – The Rivermen scored first and never trailed as they beat the Mississippi RiverKings 4-2 at Carver Arena Friday night. The win, Peoria’s fifth in their last six games, improves...
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Thunderbolts Power Plays Doom Rivermen In 2-1 Loss Saturday
Photo Credit: Addison Blair/Peoria Rivermen Thunderbolts Power Plays Doom Rivermen In 2-1 Loss Saturday Peoria scores first but unable to hold on as five-game win streak snapped   Evansville, IN – The Peoria Rivermen held a 1-0 lead through one period before a pair of Evansville Thunderbolts...
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Rivermen Win Fifth Straight as Phaneuf Shines in Return
Photo Credit: Addison Blair/Peoria Rivermen Rivermen Win Fifth Straight as Phaneuf Shines in Return Two power-play goals lift Rivermen over RiverKings in Mississippi   Southaven, MS – The Peoria Rivermen took an early lead and never looked back as they beat the Mississippi RiverKings 3-0 at...
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Four Second-Period Goals Lift Rivermen to Fourth Straight
Photo Credit: Tim Lester Four Second-Period Goals Lift Rivermen to Fourth Straight Green stops 16 of final 17 shots to earn 10th win in net   Evansville, IN – The Peoria Rivermen overcame an early deficit for the second straight night, rattling off four second-period goals to beat the...
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Rivermen Earn Emotional OT Win Over Cottonmouths Saturday
Photo Credit: Addison Blair/Peoria Rivermen Rivermen Earn Emotional OT Win Over Cottonmouths Saturday Olivieri’s sudden-death goal lifts Rivermen before 8,396   Peoria, IL –The Peoria Rivermen overcame a 4-1 deficit to beat the Columbus Cottonmouths 5-4 in overtime on their home ice Saturday...
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Rivermen Outlast Mayhem, Hold on for 5-4 Win Saturday
Photo Credit: Addison Blair/Peoria Rivermen Rivermen Outlast Mayhem, Hold on for 5-4 Win Saturday Hagaman’s four-point night sends Rivermen past Macon   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen and Macon Mayhem fought back and forth for 60 grueling minutes Saturday night as the Rivermen hung on to...
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Rivermen Lose Late Lead, Calm Mayhem in Shootout
Photo Credit: Addison Blair Rivermen Lose Late Lead, Calm Mayhem in Shootout Adam Stuart’s shootout tally leads Peoria to victory on home ice   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen saw a two-goal third-period lead slip away before toppling the Macon Mayhem, 4-3 in a shootout Friday at Carver...
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Rivermen Lose Early Lead, Fall 3-2 to RiverKings Saturday
Photo Credit: Kori LeVire/Mississippi RiverKings Rivermen Lose Early Lead, Fall 3-2 to RiverKings Saturday Rivermen unable to convert 14 third-period shots and eight total power plays   Southaven, MS – The Peoria Rivermen saw their 2-0 lead slip away as they fell 3-2 in regulation the...
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Rivermen Score 5 Unanswered Goals to Drop RiverKings 5-2 Friday
Photo Credit: Kori LaVire/Mississippi RiverKings Rivermen Score 5 Unanswered Goals to Drop RiverKings 5-2 Friday Jones’s pair leads charge for Peoria before Saturday rematch in Southaven   Southaven, MS – The Peoria Rivermen came back from a 2-0 first period deficit to score five unanswered...
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Rivermen Drop New Year’s Eve Shootout 3-2 to RiverKings Saturday
Photo Credit: Addison Blair/Peoria Rivermen Rivermen Drop New Year’s Eve Shootout 3-2 to RiverKings Saturday Mississippi goaltender Barone stops 14 OT shots, 6-of-7 shootout attempts   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen battled from behind to tie the game late before falling 3-2 in a shootout...
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Rivermen Outlast RiverKings 3-1 Friday Night
Photo Credit: Tim Lester/Peoria Rivermen Rivermen Outlast RiverKings 3-1 Friday Tyler Green stops 25 of 26 shots in first start since December 3rd   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivemen scored first and never trailed Friday night, outlasting the Mississippi RiverKings 3-1 in a back-and-forth...
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OT Woes Continue For Rivermen In 2-1 Loss to Thunderbolts
Photo Credit: Ariel Holcombe/Evansville Thunderbolts OT Woes Continue For Rivermen In 2-1 Loss to Thunderbolts Hagaman’s lone tally not enough as Milliron stops 38 shots for Evansville   Evansville, IN – The Peoria Rivermen and Evansville Thunderbolts battled through regulation tied 1-1...
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Rivermen Hold On For 4-3 Win Over Evansville in See-Saw Affair
Photo Credit: Tim Lester/Peoria Rivermen Rivermen Hold On For 4-3 Win Over Evansville in See-Saw Affair Dion’s hat trick leads Rivermen past Evansville to complete home-and-home sweep   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen trailed early, but fought back twice and got three goals from Cody Dion...
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Parks’ First Pro Shutout Leads Rivermen to 3-0 Win Friday in Evansville
Photo Credit:Tim Lester/Peoria Rivermen Parks’ First Pro Shutout Leads Rivermen to 3-0 Win Friday in Evansville Hutchinson’s first pro goal winds up being game-winner for Peoria   Evansville, IN – The Peoria Rivermen got 23 saves from Tyler Parks and three goals in the final two periods to...
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Ice Bears Hang On For 2-1 Win in Peoria Friday
Photo Credit: Tim Lester Ice Bears Hang On For 2-1 Win in Peoria Friday Klecha’s lone goal not enough as Rivermen come up short   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen fell behind 2-0 and fought back within one, but could not come up with the equalizer Friday night, eventually falling 2-1 in...
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Rivermen Tie Game Late, Fall in Overtime to Cottonmouths Saturday
Photo Credit: Addison Blair/Peoria Rivermen Rivermen Tie Game Late, Fall in Overtime to Cottonmouths Saturday Snakes held to 10 SOG in final 40 minutes before winning in sudden death   Columbus, GA – The Peoria Rivermen battled from behind most of the night, tied it with less than three...
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Rivermen Come From Behind to Down Cottonmouths Friday
Rivermen Come From Behind to Down Cottonmouths Friday Pszenyczny misses final two periods after receiving match penalty   Columbus, GA – The Peoria Rivermen overcame a pair of first-period Columbus Cottonmouths goals after a match penalty to their top defenseman, eventually topping the...
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Rivermen Drop 3-2 OT Decision in Huntsville Thursday
Photo Credit: Justin Strickland/Huntsville Havoc Rivermen Drop 3-2 OT Decision in Huntsville Thursday Peoria out-shoots Havoc 45-24 in OT loss to kick off three-game road trip   Huntsville, AL – The Peoria Rivermen put a season-high 45 shots on goal but were unable to topple the Huntsville...
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Rivermen Outdueled 2-1 By Evansville In Shootout Saturday
Photo Credit: Addison Blair/Peoria Rivermen Rivermen Outdueled By Evansville Saturday Evansville goaltender Milliron makes 33 saves to shut down Rivermen   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen dueled to a 1-1 tie through 65 minutes before they fell 2-1 in a shootout to the Evansville...
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Rivermen Ground Thunderbolts in High-Scoring Affair
Photo Credit: Addison Blair/Peoria Rivermen Rivermen Ground Thunderbolts in High-Scoring Affair Bremner’s hat trick helps Rivermen over Evansville   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen scored early and often Friday night, getting a hat trick from captain Dan Bremner, and a trio of assists from...
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Rivermen Come Up Short in Overtime, Fall 4-3 Sunday
Photo Credit:Kori LaVire/Mississippi RiverKings Rivermen Come Up Short in Overtime, Fall 4-3 Sunday Two power play goals help RiverKings as Peoria takes 5 of 6 points on trip   SOUTHAVEN, MS – The Peoria Rivermen played 60 minutes to a 3-3 tie Sunday before eventually falling 4-3 in overtime...
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Rivermen Hold Off Surging Havoc for 5-4 Win Saturday
(Photo Credit: Justin Strickland/Huntsville Havoc) Rivermen Hold Off Surging Havoc for 5-4 Win Saturday Late Huntsville comeback bid falls short as Rivermen win fourth in last five   HUNTSVILLE, AL – The Peoria Rivermen saw a late three-goal lead shrink to one in an 11-second span but held...
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St-Cyr's Hat Trick Lifts Rivermen to OT Win in Knoxville
Photo: Michelle Jephcot/Knoxville Ice Bears St-Cyr’s Hat Trick Lifts Rivermen to OT Win in Knoxville Gorman adds two goals to help Peoria come from behind   KNOXVILLE, TN – The Peoria Rivermen trailed from the 13:01 mark of the first period until 1:41 of the third before eventually coming...
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Rivermen Fall 4-3 to Huntsville Saturday
Photo Credit: Tim Lester/Peoria Rivermen Rivermen Fall 4-3 to Huntsville Saturday Back and forth affair ends with first Rivermen regulation loss since Opening Weekend   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen scored first and never trailed by more than one goal as they fell 4-3 to the Huntsville...
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Rivermen Come From Behind to Win Third Straight in Overtime Thriller
(Photo: Addison Blair/Peoria Rivermen) Rivermen Come From Behind to Win Third Straight in Overtime Thriller Weidauer’s late goal, Ognev’s in OT, keep Rivermen rolling in win column   Peoria, IL- The Peoria Rivermen would need more than 60 minutes to put the away the Pensacola Ice Flyers...
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Hauswirth’s Milestone Pair Help Rivermen Ground Ice Flyers
(Photo: Addison Blair/Peoria Rivermen) Hauswirth’s Milestone Pair Help Rivermen Ground Ice Flyers Green shines in home debut as Peoria climbs over .500 mark   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen got 20 saves from rookie Tyler Green and a pair of goals from veteran center Jake Hauswirth as they...
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Rivermen Shoot Down Thunderbolts 5-1 Wednesday Morning
Rivermen Out-Gun Thunderbolts 5-1 Wednesday Morning Rivermen take first ever meeting with Evansville   Evansville, IN – The Peoria Rivermen scored five unanswered goals Wednesday morning to win the first game in franchise history against the Evansville Thunderbolts, 5-1 Wednesday morning. The...
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Chaos, Confusion Doom Rivermen in Overtime Saturday
(Photo: Addison Blair/Peoria Rivermen) Controversy, Confusion, Doom Rivermen in Overtime Saturday Ognev’s OT goal disallowed, game awarded to Mayhem   Macon, GA – The Peoria Rivermen battled to a 1-1 tie through regulation before an apparent Peoria goal was overturned in overtime and a goal...
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Rivermen Grind Out First Win 0f Season in Macon
(Photo: Peoria Rivermen/Bob Hunt) Rivermen Grind Out First Win 0f Season in Macon Dion's late goal, 20 Green saves in relief lift Peoria to 4-3 victory   Macon, GA – The Peoria Rivermen did not lead until the 17:03 mark of the third period before eventually taking a 4-3 win over the Macon...
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Havoc Chase Szabados, Stymie Rivermen Saturday
Photo: (Addison Blair/Peoria Rivermen) Havoc Chase Szabados, Stymie Rivermen Saturday Quick pairs in second, third periods drop Rivermen to 0-2-0   Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen allowed four unanswered goals in the final 40 minutes as they lost 5-1 to the Huntsville Havoc at Carver Arena...
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Second Period Havoc Dooms Rivermen in Opener
(Addison Blair/Peoria Rivermen) Second Period Havoc Dooms Rivermen in Opener Phaneuf chased in second period, Szabados debuts in relief   Peoria, IL –An opening night that featured Rivermen history also saw the Rivermen allow five unanswered goals in the final two periods as they fell 6-1 to...
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