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Rivermen Re-Sign Wheeler and Carkin; Add Rookie
Published: Wednesday @ 8:50 PM by: Alan Fuehring

Peoria Rivermen head coach Jean-Guy Trudel has announced that winger-defenseman Nick Wheeler and second-year defenseman Charlie Carkin have been re-signed for the 2014-15 Southern Professional Hockey League season. In addition, rookie center Mitchell Deruelle has been signed to a tryout form.

Bruce Saurs Remembered by the Rivermen Organization
Published: July 10th 2014 @ 2:20 PM

Rivermen players, staff and members of the Peoria community - and beyond - shared their memories of former Rivermen owner Bruce Saurs and offered condolences to his family. Saurs passed away at the age of 88 early Thursday morning.

Bart Rogers Remembers His Friend Bruce Saurs
Published: July 10th 2014 @ 1:20 PM

Rivermen co-owner Bart Rogers offers his thoughts in a remembrance of his friend and former boss, Bruce Saurs, who passed away Thursday morning at the age of 88.

Rivermen Legend Bruce Saurs Passes Away
Published: July 10th 2014 @ 9:30 AM

The Peoria community lost one of its most iconic sports figures ever on Thursday when Rivermen co-owner Bruce Saurs passed away at the age of 88 - just a few hours after his birthday.

SPHL Announces New Playoff Format
Published: July 9th 2014 @ 11:20 AM

The Southern Professional Hockey League Board of Governors has approved the playoff format for the 2014-2015 season, which will include the top six (6) finishers in the league standings.