Rivermen Headlines

Trio of Newcomers Join Rivermen for Camp
September 19, 2018 - 04:40 pm
Peoria, IL – The Peoria Rivermen announced today that the team has signed goaltender Greg Dodds, defenseman Jake Flegel, and winger Vincent Beaudry to professional tryout contracts for this October’s training camp. Dodds and Flegel both saw action in the SPHL and ECHL last season, while Beaudry embarks on his pro career after playing his final junior hockey season with the Whitecourt Wolverines and Drayton Valley Thunder of the Alberta Junior Hockey League.
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Finals Leader Kalisz Returns to Rivermen Attack
September 18, 2018 - 04:02 pm
The Peoria Rivermen announced Tuesday that the team has signed wingers Joe Kalisz and Tommy Mahoney to professional tryout agreements for this October’s training camp. Kalisz returns to the Rivermen after joining Peoria from Fayetteville via trade last January, while Mahoney began his pro career late last season with the Marksmen, suiting up for nine games after concluding his amateur career at Assumption College.
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Standout Netminders Phaneuf, Pulde, Return to Rivermen Crease
September 10, 2018 - 05:15 pm
The Peoria Rivermen announced today that the team has signed goaltenders Storm Phaneuf and Mason Pulde to professional tryout agreements for this October’s training camp. Phaneuf returns to the Rivermen after missing most of last season with injury, while Pulde comes back to Peoria after earning SPHL Warrior Player of the Month honors last March/April.
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Rivermen Announce Loaded 2018-19 Promotional Calendar
September 2, 2018 - 04:45 pm
The Peoria Rivermen are excited to announce the team’s promotional schedule for the 2018-19 season, Peoria’s 37th consecutive season of professional hockey. The promotional calendar is set to include two postgame concerts, as well as 10 specialty jersey nights scattered throughout the season.
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High-Scoring Winger Smith Makes Peoria Return
August 16, 2018 - 03:10 pm
The Peoria Rivermen announced today that the team has signed forward Will Smith to a professional tryout agreement for this October’s training camp. Smith returns to the Rivermen after he posted 33 points in 39 games for Peoria last season before being placed on season-ending injured reserve in March.
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Rivermen Ink Defensemen Smith, Hamilton for Training Camp
August 8, 2018 - 04:40 pm
The Peoria Rivermen announced Wednesday that the team has signed defensemen Cody Smith and Jake Hamilton to professional tryout agreements for this October’s training camp. Smith returns to the Rivermen after he scored four goals and racked up 15 assists in 29 games after joining the Rivermen via trade last January, while Hamilton comes to Peoria to start his pro career after spending two collegiate seasons at the University of Wisconsin – Superior.
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Oskroba Returns to Bolster Rivermen Blueline
August 6, 2018 - 04:40 pm
The Peoria Rivermen announced Monday that the team has signed defenseman Ben Oskroba to a professional tryout agreement for this October’s training camp. Oskroba, 28, returns to Peoria for his sixth season in a Rivermen uniform, making him the only player to play for Peoria in each season of their SPHL era.
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Rivermen Re-sign Leading Scorer Hagaman
The Peoria Rivermen announced Wednesday that the team has signed winger Alec Hagaman to a professional tryout agreement for this October’s training camp. Hagaman, a native of the Peoria area, earned All-SPHL First Team accolades last season, leading the league in plus-minus and pacing the Rivermen with 26 goals and 61 total points.
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Gurtler Returns to Rivermen Lineup
July 31, 2018 - 04:09 pm
The Peoria Rivermen announced Tuesday that the team has signed veteran winger Mike Gurtler to a professional tryout agreement for this October’s training camp. Gurtler, who was among Peoria’s 13 protected players this offseason, returns to the Rivermen for his third full season in Peoria and his seventh overall season as a professional.
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Rivermen Announce Jean-Guy Trudel Coaches Show
The Peoria Rivermen are excited to announce that the team will be holding a monthly Coaches show this season, hosted by The Fieldhouse Bar & Grill in Peoria. Beginning Oct. 23 and running one Tuesday evening each month until March, the show will be held live at the Fieldhouse from 6:30-7:30 PM and be broadcast on mixlr.com/Peoria-Rivermen.
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