I had resigned myself to life without hockey here in the Mid-South. The Mississippi RiverKings had come and gone, and I’d become okay with that.
Change, especially in the realm of sports, is inevitable. The Southern Professional Hockey League has seen more than its share of change over the past week.
LAFAYETTE, La. - One day after announcing the addition of the Quad City franchise to the Southern Professional Hockey League, the league has announced one of its bedrock members will be suspending operations for the coming season
An improbable turn of events almost happened at the Landers Center in Southaven, Mississippi, on Saturday night. The Evansville Thunderbolts, a team without a regulation win in their last seven games, roared back from a four-goal deficit to tie the Mississippi RiverKings in the third period.
MACON, GA – The Macon Mayhem hosted the Mississippi RiverKings on February 3rd for "Game of Thrones Night." The Kings of the River brought the winds of winter to Macon of House Mayhem.
MACON, GA – Check out this photo gallery from The Sin Bin’s Bryan Meeks of the contest between the Mississippi RiverKings and Macon Mayhem from the Macon Coliseum on Friday, February 2nd!
ROANOKE, VA - Check out this great photo gallery from The Sin Bin's Sarah Hobday of Saturday night's SPHL tilt between the Mississippi RiverKings and Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs at Berglund Center!
High hopes for the RiverKings were seen at the at the start of the 2016-17 season. Training camp looked promising, several of their stars returned, and they had reserved the dates with The Landers Center for playoffs.