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An Ice Hockey Wiki article.

See also Peoria Rivermen (ECHL) & Peoria Rivermen (IHL)

Peoria Rivermen
City: Peoria, Illinois
League: American Hockey League
Conference: Western Conference
Division: West Division
Founded: 2005
Home Arena: Carver Arena
Colors: Royal blue, dark blue, gold, white
Owner(s): Sports Capital Partners Worldwide
General Manager: Kevin McDonald
Head Coach: Davis Payne
Media: Peoria Journal Star

Hippie Radio 101.1

Affiliates: St. Louis Blues (NHL)
Alaska Aces (ECHL)
Bloomington PrairieThunder (IHL)
Franchise history
1926 to 1951: Springfield Indians
1951 to 1954: Syracuse Warriors
1954 to 1967: Springfield Indians
1967 to 1974: Springfield Kings
1974 to 1994: Springfield Indians
1994 to 2005: Worcester IceCats
2005 to present: Peoria Rivermen

The Peoria Rivermen are an ice hockey team in the American Hockey League. They play in Peoria, Illinois, USA at the Carver Arena.

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History

This is the third franchise to use the "Peoria Rivermen" name as they began play in October 2005. In its previous incarnations as the Worcester IceCats and the Springfield Indians, it is the oldest minor league hockey franchise extant and the fourth oldest professional hockey franchise, behind the Montreal Canadiens, Toronto Maple Leafs and Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League.

This market was previously served by:

Player records

According to the 2008–09 AHL Guide & Record Book...Updated after each season

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All-time regular season leaders

  • Wins: Chris Beckford-Tseu (2005–08) / Marek Schwarz (2006–08), 33
  • Loses: Chris Beckford-Tseu (2005–08), 30
  • Shutouts: Jason Bacashihua (2005–07), 3
  • Lowest GAA (min. 35 games) : Chris Beckford-Tseu (2005-08), 2.73

Individual regular season

All-time playoff leaders

Season-by-season results

Regular season

Season Games Won Lost OTL SOL Points Goals
for
Goals
against
Standing
2005–06 80 46 26 3 5 100 253 226 3rd, West
2006–07 80 37 33 2 8 84 221 242 5th, West
2007–08 80 38 33 4 5 85 247 242 7th, West
2008–09 80 43 31 2 4 92 215 211 2nd, West

Playoffs

Season 1st round 2nd round 3rd round Finals
2005–06 L, 0–4, Houston
2006–07 Out of playoffs.
2007–08 Out of playoffs.
2008–09 L, 3-4, Houston

Team captains

  • 2005–06: Brenden Buckley
  • 2006-08: Aaron MacKenzie
  • 2008-Current: Trent Whitfield

Coaches

  • 2005–06: Steve Pleau
  • 2006–08: Dave Baseggio
  • 2008-Current: Davis Payne

References

External links

  • Peoria Rivermen Official Website
  • Buy Rivermen Tickets

This article uses material from the "Peoria Rivermen" article on the Ice Hockey wiki at Wikia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License.

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