Rivermen to Host Quad City in Preseason Play
September 5, 2019 - 02:45 pm
Rivermen Host Quad City in Preseason Action
Rivals Meet One Week Ahead of Opening Night
Peoria, IL - Preseason hockey is returning to the Peoria Civic Center.
The Peoria Rivermen announced today that the team will host the Quad City Storm in exhibition
play on Saturday, October 12th. Puck drop is scheduled for 7:15PM, and all tickets are
This game comes just one week before both teams are under the same roof again,
where each club begins their regular season schedule. The Rivermen and Storm will
meet 12 times, with five games held at Carver Arena, plus the preseason contest.
Quad City made their debut in the Southern Professional Hockey League last season,
finishing the year with an 18-33-5 record. In 16 games against the Storm, the
Rivermen posted a record of 12-3-1.
The Storm will look to even the score from last preseason in which these teams faced
off inside Carver Arena. Quad City built themselves a 3-0 lead before the Rivermen
would surge back in the second and third periods, eventually winning the game in
overtime off a goal by Will Smith.
Season tickets for Peoria's 38th season of professional hockey presented by
Midwest Orthopaedic Center are on sale now at the Toyota Box Office in the
Peoria Civic Center, or by phone at the Rivermen office, located at 201 S.W.
Jefferson Street, or over the phone at (309) 676-1040. For the latest Rivermen
news and notes, follow online at www.rivermen.net or through Facebook
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