Rivermen Headlines

SPHL Announces Schedule for Presidents Cup Semi Finals
April 15, 2017 - 10:35 pm
The Southern Professional Hockey League on Saturday night announced the schedule for the best-of-3 semi-final series between the Peoria Rivermen and Huntsville Havoc. The winner of the series will face the winner of a Best-of-3 set between the Macon Mayhem and the Pensacola Ice Flyers in the Presidents Cup Finals.
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Rivermen Announce Playoff Roster Before First-Round Series
April 10, 2017 - 02:05 pm
Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen announced their 19-man roster for the 2017 SPHL Presidents Cup Playoffs Monday afternoon before the Rivermen begin their first-round best-of-3 series against the Knoxville Ice Bears Wednesday at Carver Arena. The Rivermen have activated winger Cody Dion and Dakota Klecha from the 14-day and 21-day Injured Reserves, respectively, waived defenseman Rich Ledy, and released rookie center Jackson Leef from his three-game tryout contract, all prior to today’s 1 PM deadline for playoff rosters to be submitted.
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SPHL Announces Potential First-Round Playoff Scenarios
April 6, 2017 - 11:15 am
Peoria, IL – Prior to the regular season’s final weekend, the Southern Professional Hockey League has announced possible first-round playoff schedules for the 2017 President’s Cup Playoffs, set to begin next week. With the Rivermen able to finish anywhere from first to fourth, depending on the results of games around the league, the SPHL has approved scenarios for each potential matchup.
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Rivermen Activate Bremner, Waive Kirisits Saturday
April 1, 2017 - 01:00 pm
Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen announced Saturday that the team has activated veteran winger and team captain Dan Bremner from the 21 day injured reserve, and placed rookie defenseman Kevin Kirisits on waivers before Peoria’s Saturday night rematch with the Fayetteville FireAntz at Carver Arena.
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Rivermen Place Dion on IR, Olivieri Returns from ECHL Missouri
March 31, 2017 - 12:20 pm
Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen announced Friday afternoon that the team has placed winger Cody Dion on the 14-day Injured Reserve, retroactive to March 26, with a lower-body injury, and returned defenseman Don Olivieri from his loan to the ECHL’s Missouri Mavericks. Both moves come before Peoria’s three-game weekend clash with the Fayetteville FireAntz at Carver Arena.
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Rivermen Add Defenseman Neville, Return Weidauer from ECHL Loan
March 22, 2017 - 03:50 pm
The Peoria Rivermen announced Wednesday that the team has signed defenseman Nick Neville to a full contract and returned blueliner Christian Weidauer from his loan to ECHL Brampton. Additionally, the Rivermen announced Wednesday that the team has placed rookie center Nick D’Avolio on waivers, and claimed former Huntsville Havoc center Eric Witzel from waivers.
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Rivermen Waive Hutchinson Monday
March 20, 2017 - 01:15 pm
The Peoria Rivermen announced Monday that the team has placed defenseman Cole Hutchinson on waivers. Additionally, the Rivermen have released defender Patrick Harrison from his three-game tryout contract.
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Rivermen Shuffle Forwards, Sign College Defenseman Tuesday
March 14, 2017 - 01:30 pm
The Peoria Rivermen announced a series of roster moves Tuesday, signing Utica College defenseman Kevin Kirisits to a full contact and returning rookie winger Ryan Keller from his loan to ECHL Indy. Additionally, the Rivermen placed center Garrett Vermeersch on waivers and put winger Dakota Klecha on the 14-day injured reserve with an upper-body injury.
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Rivermen Ship Green to Fayetteville, Get Parks Back From ECHL Elmira
February 23, 2017 - 04:00 pm
The Peoria Rivermen announced Thursday afternoon that the team has traded goaltender Tyler Green to the Fayetteville FireAntz for future considerations. Additionally, the Rivermen have re-added goaltender Tyler Parks to their roster after they loaned him to ECHL Elmira January 21.
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Rivermen Loan Oliveri to ECHL Missouri, Activate Klecha From IR
February 23, 2017 - 09:45 am
The Peoria Rivermen announced Thursday that the team has loaned defenseman Don Olivieri to the ECHL Missouri Mavericks and activated winger Dakota Klecha from Injured Reserve before Peoria’s three-game weekend series with the Evansville Thunderbolts.
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