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Rivermen Top Mayhem 3-1 Friday

November 27, 2015 - PEORIA, IL - The Peoria Rivermen took the lead 3:48 into the game and held the lead the rest of the way to beat the Macon Mayhem 3-1 Friday night. The win improves the Rivermen to 7-3-1 on the season with a rematch against the Mayhem set for Saturday night in Peoria. The Rivermen opened the scoring at the 3:48 mark of period number one when Adam Stuart walked into the low slot and got a backhand by Mayhem goaltender Garrett Bartus for the 1-0 lead. Peoria opened the lead to 2-0 at the 1:55 ma... Full Story

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Rivermen Game Notes vs Macon Mayhem

November 27, 2015 - SON LONG, SANDMAN This past Wednesday the Rivermen completed a trade with Louisiana to send winger Luke Sandler to the IceGators and bring winger Chris Wilson to the Rivermen. Sandler had scored one goal in eight games in Peoria while Wilson had two goals and two assists in as many games with the IceGators. The Rivermen will be skating one man short for their two games with Macon this weekend because Sandler was issued a two-game suspension as a member of the Rivermen after he got a five-minu... Full Story

Rivermen Make Roster Moves Before Thanksgiving Series

November 25, 2015 - PEORIA, IL - The Peoria Rivermen have announced two sets of corresponding roster moves in advance of their Thanksgiving-weekend series against the expansion Macon Mayhem. On November 24, the Rivermen placed RW Mike Gurtler on 30-day Injured Reserve with a lower body injury suffered in Sunday's game with Louisiana, and signed RW Nick Grasso to a contract. Grasso played three games this season in the ECHL with Quad City, amassing two assists and a +1. Last season with the Mallards, Grasso play... Full Story

Rivermen Salvage Series Finale, Top IceGators 3-2 Sunday

November 22, 2015 - PEORIA, IL - The Peoria Rivermen never trailed as they survived a pair of second period goals against to beat the Louisiana IceGators 3-2 Sunday at Carver Arena. The win, Peoria's first since last Saturday against Knoxville, improves the Rivermen to 6-3-1, tying them with Pensacola for second in the SPHL standings one point behind league-leading Mississippi. The Rivermen opened the scoring at 18:42 of the first period, after Brandon Greenside went off at 17:55 for a cross check, the Rivermen ... Full Story

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November 28 SPHL Macon at Peoria 8:05 p.m.
November 27 SPHL Macon 1 at Peoria 3 Final
November 22 SPHL Louisiana 2 at Peoria 3 Final
November 21 SPHL Louisiana 5 at Peoria 2 Final
November 20 SPHL Louisiana 3 at Peoria 2 Final (OT)
November 14 SPHL Knoxville 2 at Peoria 3 Final (OT)
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