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Turner to ECHL Orlando

February 23, 2017 - SOUTHAVEN, Miss - The Mississippi RiverKings Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Derek Landmesser announced today that the recently acquired Michael Turner is headed to the ECHL Orlando Solar Bears. Turner, 21, was acquired from the Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs by Knoxville before joining the RiverKings this week. The 6-foot-3, 210-pound forward played 25 games for Roanoke this season and earned 12 points (6G, 6A). The Oak Park, Illinois native also spent time this season with the ECHL Greenville Swamp Rabits where he... Full Story

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RiverKings Announce Trade with Knoxville

February 21, 2017 - SOUTHAVEN, Miss - Mississippi RiverKings Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Derek Landmesser announced today the acquistion of forward Michael Turner in a trade for Mitchell Vandergunst with the Knoxville Ice Bears. The RiverKings also announced the return of Matt Harrington and Corey Tyrell. Turner, 21, was acquired from the Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs by Knoxville before joining the RiverKings. The 6-foot-3, 210-pound forward played 25 games for Roanoke this season and earned 12 points (6G, 6A). The Oak Park, Illi... Full Story

RiverKings Win in a Shootout against Columbus

February 20, 2017 - SOUTHAVEN, Miss - After trailing 2-0 in the third period, the Mississippi RiverKings (23-16-2) battled back and forced an overtime against the Columbus Cottonmouths to earn a victory (14-21-3) in a shootout. In a scoreless first period, RiverKings' goalie Peter Di Salvo stopped 11 shots while Columbus' goalie Mavric Parks diverted 10 shots. Yet, the Cottonmouths' sprung for two goals in the second. Forward Keeagan Bruce scored a goal on a one-on-one opportunity against RiverKings goalie Di Salvo to earn a 1-0 lead. Two... Full Story

RiverKings Win in a Shootout against Columbus

February 20, 2017 - SOUTHAVEN, Miss - After trailing 2-0 in the third period, the Mississippi RiverKings (23-16-2) battled back and forced an overtime against the Columbus Cottonmouths to earn a victory (14-21-3) in a shootout. In a scoreless first period, RiverKings' goalie Peter Di Salvo stopped 11 shots while Columbus' goalie Mavric Parks diverted 10 shots. Yet, the Cottonmouths' sprung for two goals in the second. Forward Keeagan Bruce scored a goal on a one-on-one opportunity against RiverKings goalie Di Salvo to earn a 1-0 lead. Two... Full Story


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