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Rivermen Drop New Year's Eve Shootout 3-2 to River

December 31, 2016 - Peoria, IL - The Peoria Rivermen battled from behind to tie the game late before falling 3-2 in a shootout to the Mississippi RiverKings at Carver Arena Saturday night. The loss, Peoria's seventh in a game decided after regulation, keeps Peoria in fourth place with 29 points before a pair of games at Mississippi next weekend. The Rivermen took the lead with the game's first goal late in the first period. With a 2-on-2 battle for the puck in the right corner of the Mississippi zone, the puck squirted free to Peoria winger ... Full Story

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Rivermen Game Notes vs Mississippi December 31, 2016

December 31, 2016 - STREAKING INTO THE NEW YEAR Last night's game-winning goal in Peoria's 3-1 win was scored by winger Cody Dion, giving him a point or more in each of his last eight home games, dating back to a November 4 victory over Pensacola. The Colorado Springs, CO native enters play tonight leading the Rivermen with 10 goals and is tied with Dakota Klecha for the team lead with 16 points and three game-winning goals. OH CAPTAIN, MY CAPTAIN Last night's victory also included two assists for Rivermen captain Dan Bremner, his seco... Full Story

Rivermen Outlast RiverKings 3-1 Friday Night

December 31, 2016 - Peoria, IL - The Peoria Rivemen scored first and never trailed Friday night, outlasting the Mississippi RiverKings 3-1 in a back-and-forth battle at Carver Arena. The win, Peoria's 11th of the season, lifts Peoria to 11-4-6 before a New Year's Eve rematch with the RiverKings. The Rivermen got on the board first midway through the opening frame. While working in the offensive zone, Peoria captain Dan Bremner circled behind the River Kings net and slid a pass to Jeff Jones, who wrapped around for a shot on goal. After colle... Full Story

Rivermen Game Notes vs Mississippi

December 30, 2016 - NO SHORTIE, NO PROBLEM Peoria's lone goal in last Friday's loss at Evansville came from winger Alec Hagaman, his fourth of the season and his first goal this year at even strength. Hagaman's previous three tallies came with Peoria short-handed. Hagaman currently leads the SPHL in short-handed goals and his three SHG are more than all but one other SPHL team (Knoxville). STREAKING TOWARDS HOME Rivermen winger Cody Dion enters play tonight with a point or more in each of his last seven home games, dating back to a goa... Full Story

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