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Ice Bears Hang on for 2-1 Win in Peoria Friday

December 9, 2016 - 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 regulation to the Knoxville Ice Bears Friday. With the loss, the Rivermen fall to 8-4-5 on the season before they play a home-and-home pair with Evansville next weekend. The first period saw Knoxville grab a lead a little over halfway through the period. With Cole Hutchinson in the sin bin for slashing at 9:45 of the frame, the Ice Bears... Full Story

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Rivermen Game Notes vs Knoxville December 9, 2016

December 9, 2016 - KNOXVILLE PEORIA ICE BEARS AT RIVERMEN 14 GP 8-4-2 (5TH) 16 GP 8-3-5 (3RD) 18 PTS 21 PTS Friday, December 9, 2016 7: 50 pm CST @ Carver Arena Rivermen Game 17 Rivermen Home Game 8 SPHL Game 79 Referees: Jonathon J. Sitarski Linesmen: Stephen T. Feurer, Chad J. Wiener KNOXVILLE PEORIA 8-4-2 Record 8-3-5 3-1-1 Home 3-3-1 5-3-1 Road 5-0-4 17.5% (2nd) PP 11.7% (8th) 92.0% (1st) PK 86.7% (4th) 0-1-0 Streak 5-0-4 22.43 (1... Full Story

Rivermen Loan Riley to ECHL Adirondack, Return Keller from Indy

December 6, 2016 - PEORIA, IL - The Peoria Rivermen on Tuesday announced a series of roster moves, loaning defenseman Conor Riley to ECHL Adirondack, and returning center/winger Ryan Keller from his loan to ECHL Indy. Additionally, the team has placed defenseman Brandon Greenside on the 21-day injured reserve. Finally, the Southern Professional Hockey League announced Tuesday that the suspension of winger Adam Stuart, who missed Saturday's clash in Columbus pending further review of an unpenalized hit in last Frid... Full Story

Rivermen Tie Game Late, Fall in OT at Columbus Saturday

December 3, 2016 - Columbus, GA - The Peoria Rivermen battled from behind most of the night, tied it with less than three minutes left in regulation, and eventually lost 2-1 in overtime to the Columbus Cottonmouths Saturday night. The loss, Peoria's first in Columbus since December of 2014, drops the Rivermen to 8-3-5 before they return home next Friday for a single game against the Knoxville Ice Bears. The teams played scoreless through the first 15 minutes of the first period until the Snakes broke through at... Full Story

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December 9 SPHL Knoxville 2 at Peoria 1 Final
December 3 SPHL Peoria 1 at Columbus 2 Final (OT)
December 2 SPHL Peoria 4 at Columbus 2 Final
December 1 SPHL Peoria 2 at Huntsville 3 Final (OT)
November 26 SPHL Evansville 2 at Peoria 1 Final
November 25 SPHL Evansville 2 at Peoria 8 Final
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