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Rivermen Announce Ben Zobrist Appearance at November 26 Game

August 30, 2016 - PEORIA, IL - The Peoria Rivermen on Tuesday announced that Eureka native and Chicago Cubs all-star infielder Ben Zobrist will be appearing at Peoria's November 26 game against the Evansville Thunderbolts. The appearance will highlight Hometown Heroes night presented by CEFCU and co-sponsored by the Peoria Civic Center. Zobrist, who won the World Series last October as a member of the Kansas City Royals, will be dropping a ceremonial first puck at the game, and November 26 will be declared "Ben Zobrist Day" by the City of ... Full Story

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Rivermen Hire New Vice President of Business Development

August 30, 2016 - PEORIA, IL - The Peoria Rivermen are pleased to announce the hiring of Brendan Kelly as the team's new Vice President of Business Development. The Buffalo, New York native comes to the Rivermen after over 15 years working in Minor League Baseball. Kelly, a 2002 graduate of Niagara University in Lewiston, NY, previously spent over three years as the general manager of the Peoria Chiefs baseball club, where he was responsible for creating and maintaining growth in the team's corporate and ticketing departments, as well as m... Full Story

Rivermen Sign Former OHL Goaltender Passingham

July 19, 2016 - PEORIA, IL - The Peoria Rivermen have announced the signing of goaltender Troy Passingham to a professional tryout agreement on Tuesday. Passingham, 25, becomes the second free-agent signing of the 2016 offseason for the Rivermen, and is expected to compete with veteran goaltender Kyle Rank in this October's Rivermen training camp. Passingham comes to the Rivermen after he spent the last five seasons playing at Ryerson University in Toronto. The Mississauga, ON native saw action in 103 collegiate games for the Rams, going... Full Story

Rivermen Add Jake Hauswirth to Training Camp Roster

June 8, 2016 - PEORIA, IL - The Peoria Rivermen have announced the signing of center Jake Hauswirth to a professional tryout agreement for their upcoming October training camp. The agreement allows the veteran forward to attend training camp with the Rivermen this October, and prevents him from signing with another SPHL team until October. Hauswirth has spent the last two SPHL seasons with the Louisiana IceGators, who recently announced they are suspending operations for the 2016-17 campaign. In 93 career SPHL games, all for Louisiana, ... Full Story


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