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Rivermen Finalize 19-Man Roster

October 17, 2018 - Peoria, IL - The Peoria Rivermen announced their 2018-19 season's first official 19-man roster today ahead of the Southern Professional Hockey league's training camp roster cutdown deadline. Included on Peoria's 19-man roster are 10 forwards, seven defensemen, and two goaltenders signed to full contracts, while winger Vincent Beaudry has been signed to a 3-game tryout contract and goaltender Storm Phaneuf will begin the season on the 30-day Injured Reserve. Among Peoria's active roster are Beaudry and fellow forwards Ben ... Full Story

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Minnesota Wild Recalls Matt Read

October 17, 2018 - DES MOINES, IOWA - Minnesota Wild General Manager Paul Fenton today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled forward Matt Read from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL). Read, 32 (6/14/86), has recorded one assist in three games with Iowa this season. The 5-foot-10, 188-pound forward collected 16 points (7g, 9a) and eight penalty minutes (PIM) in 33 games with Lehigh Valley (AHL) and one goal in 19 games with Philadelphia last season. He also collected two points (1g, 1a) and four PIM appe... Full Story

'Canes Recall Bishop, Assign Necas and Fleury to AHL

October 17, 2018 - RALEIGH, NC - Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has recalled forward Clark Bishop from Charlotte (AHL) and assigned forward Martin Necas and defenseman Haydn Fleury to the Checkers. Bishop, 22, has posted three points (1g, 2a) in four AHL games this season. The St. John's, N.L., native is in his third professional season and has recorded 37 points (10g, 27a) in 114 career AHL games. Selected by the Hurricanes in the fifth round (12... Full Story

IceRays Announce 2018-19 Promotional Schedule

October 17, 2018 - CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - The Corpus Christi IceRays, proud members of the North American Hockey League (NAHL), unveiled Wednesday a list of promotional highlights for the remainder of the 2018-19 season. -Friday, Oct. 19 vs. Fairbanks: Social Media Night-stay tuned to IceRays' social media for special ticket discounts. Social media scavenger hunt (with prizes) to take place at the game. -Saturday, Oct. 20 vs. Fairbanks: Superhero Night-fans arriving in costume receive $5 off their ticket purchase at the box office -... Full Story

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