Rivermen Sign Lord-Anthony Grissom

March 3, 2022 - 12:40 pm

PEORIA, IL – The Rivermen have announced on Thursday that they have signed defenseman Lord-Anthony Grissom ahead of their series against the Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs.


Grissom, a native of Detroit, Michigan, has significant college experience, playing at the D3 level with Aurora University from 2018-2022. In his five years, Grissom spent two as an assistant captain and two as a full captain for Aurora. Before that, Grissom played for three years in the North American Hockey League with the Janesville Jets and Keystone Ice Miners.


The 26-year-old stands tall at 6’4 and is a left-handed shot. Grissom will make his professional debut for the Rivermen on Thursday night as Peoria hosts the Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs. Face-off is set for 7:15 pm at Carver Arena and is the first of a three-game series between Peoria and Roanoke. Tickets can be purchased by calling 309-676-1040 or by visiting www.rivermen.net.