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Rivermen Lose Game 2 3-2 Sunday

May 1, 2016 - Peoria, IL - The Peoria Rivermen scored first before three straight goals lifted the Pensacola Ice Flyers to a 3-2 win in Game 2 of the SPHL President's Cup Finals Sunday. The loss puts the Rivermen behind 2-0 in the series, facing elimination in Game 3 Thursday night in Pensacola. The Rivermen started the scoring near the midway point of first period after Benjamin Rubin walked through the right circle and fed a pass to Dave Pszenyczny, who put it into a wide open net for the 1-0 lead. The Ice Flyers tied the game at 11:... Full Story

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Rivermen Game Notes vs Pensacola

May 1, 2016 - HIGH-RANKING OFFICIAL Last night's loss was the first defeat this postseason for Rivermen goaltender Kyle Rank after he won four straight games in the first two rounds. Last night saw Rank's SPHL postseason record scoreless streak snapped at 159:28, and for the playoffs Rank's three shutouts this season and five in his career have both set new SPHL records. Rank's 0.78 GAA, .966 save percentage, and 914 total saves are all first in the league this postseason. WAKING UP THE NATION One of Peoria's two goals last night... Full Story

Rivermen Fall 3-2 in Overtime in Game 1 of Finals

April 30, 2016 - Peoria, IL - The Peoria Rivermen battled back from a 2-0 second-period deficit to tie the game before falling 3-2 in overtime to the Pensacola Ice Flyers in Game 1 of the SPHL President's Cup Finals. The loss puts the Rivermen in a 1-0 hole with Game 2 of the Best-of-5 series tomorrow night in Peoria. The Ice Flyers took an early lead with the only goal of the first period. At 2:29 of the first, a Paul Rodrigues backhand resulted in a back-door rebound to Brandon Zurn, who fired it past Rivermen netminder Kyle Rank to mak... Full Story

Rivermen Announce President's Cup Finals Schedule vs Pensacola

April 24, 2016 - PEORIA, IL - The Peoria Rivermen are excited to announce the schedule for their SPHL President's Cup Finals series with the Pensacola Ice Flyers. The Best-of-5 series will begin with a pair of games April 30 and May 1 at Carver Arena. The Rivermen and Ice Flyers will begin their Best-of-5 to decide the President's Cup with a 7:15 CDT Game 1 on Saturday, April 30 at Carver Arena, followed by Game 2 the following day in Carver Arena at 5:05 P.M. The series will then move to Pensacola for Game 3 Thursday, May 5, and Game ... Full Story


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