Team Facts

1985-1986 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
Darrell May (G) 57 1962 Edmonton, AB, CAN 6'0" 174 L
Carey Walker (G) 62 1957 New Westminster, BC, CAN 5'10" 194 -
DEFENSEMEN
Tony Curtale (D) 56 1963 Detroit, MI, USA 6'1" 194 L
Pat Ethier (D) 58 1961 St. Paul, MN, USA 6'0" 185 -
Shawn Evans (D) 54 1965 Kingston, ON, CAN 6'3" 190 L
Rick Hendricks (D) 62 1957 Hardisty, AB, CAN 6'1" 201 L
Graham Herring (D) 54 1965 Montréal, QC, CAN 6'1" 176 L
Bruce Holloway (D) 56 1963 Revelstoke, BC, CAN 6'0" 201 L
Mike Posavad (D) 55 1964 Brantford, ON, CAN 5'11" 194 R
Marty Ruff (D) 56 1963 Warburg, AB, CAN 6'1" 194 R
Dennis Smith (D) 55 1964 Livonia, MI, USA 5'11" 190 L
FORWARDS
Paul Adey (F) 56 1963 Montréal, QC, CAN 5'10" 183 R
Normand Baron (F) 61 1957 Verdun, QC, CAN 6'0" 205 -
Philippe Bozon (RW) 52 1966 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, FRA 5'11" 192 L
Ron Choules (LW) 56 1963 Montréal, QC, CAN 6'1" 205 L
Brian Clark (LW) 58 1961 Scarborough, ON, CAN 6'1" 214 L
Mark Cupolo (LW) 53 1965 Niagara Falls, ON, CAN 6'0" 170 L
Denis Cyr (RW) 58 1961 Verdun, QC, CAN 5'10" 181 R
John Deasey (LW) 56 1963 Edina, MN, USA 6'0" 174 -
Don Edwardson (C) 54 1965 St. Catharines, ON, CAN - - -
Doug Evans (LW) 56 1963 Peterborough, ON, CAN 5'9" 185 L
Bob Fleming (RW) 58 1961 Calgary, AB, CAN 6'1" 205 R
Don Keller (LW) 57 1961 Rocky Mountain House, AB, CAN 5'11" 194 L
Brad Kempthorne (C) 59 1960 Boissevain, MB, CAN 6'2" 203 R
Dave MacQueen (RW) 60 1959 Woodstock, ON, CAN 5'10" 181 -
Mike Prestidge (C) 60 1959 Weston, ON, CAN 6'3" 203 -
Grant Rezansoff (RW) 58 1961 Surrey, BC, CAN 6'0" 183 R
Glen Sharpley (C) 63 1956 York, ON, CAN 6'0" 190 L
Brian Shaw (RW) 57 1962 Edmonton, AB, CAN 6'1" 185 R
Dan Wood (RW) 57 1962 Toronto, ON, CAN 5'11" 190 R
Position: G:1 D:9 F:19 | Av Age: 23.97 years | Av Ht: 6'0" | Av Wt 191 lbs | Compare with other teams

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Team Facts
  • Nationalities 25 players
    4 players
    1 player
  • Experience Peoria Rivermen: 3 908 GP
    NHL: 1 143 GP
    WC: 55 GP
    OG: 28 GP
    AHL: 1 601 GP
    DEL: 115 GP
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Arena Information
  • Arena Name Carver Arena
  • Location Peoria, IL, USA
  • Capacity 10 129
  • Construction Year 1982
Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
11/04/2019
11/04/2019 Loan Leaving Ted Hart (F) Leaving for Maine Mariners
10/16/2019
10/16/2019 Confirmed Joining Jordan Ernst (F) Joining from Stockton Heat
10/16/2019 Confirmed Joining Jeremy Brodeur (G) Joining from Norfolk Admirals
10/11/2019
10/11/2019 Confirmed Leaving Ben Blasko (F) Leaving for Whitby Dunlops
09/30/2019
09/30/2019 Confirmed Leaving Will Smith (F) Leaving for Wheeling Nailers
08/30/2019
08/30/2019 Confirmed Leaving Ralfs Grinbergs (D) Leaving for Liepaja
07/24/2019
07/24/2019 Confirmed Leaving Justin Greenberg (F) Leaving for Retired
07/22/2019
07/22/2019 Confirmed Leaving Guillaume Naud (D) Leaving for Herforder EV
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
1990-1991 IHL 82 58 - 19 - 5 405 261 121 1 Champion
1991-1992 IHL 82 48 - 25 - 9 333 300 105 2 Semifinal loss
1992-1993 IHL 82 41 - 33 - 8 297 307 90 4 Quarterfinal loss
1993-1994 IHL 81 51 - 24 - 6 327 294 108 1 Quarterfinal loss
1994-1995 IHL 81 51 - 19 - 11 311 245 113 1 Quarterfinal loss
1995-1996 IHL 82 39 - 38 - 5 274 290 83 8 Conference SF loss
1996-1997 ECHL 70 43 - 21 - 6 308 219 92 2 Semifinal loss
1997-1998 ECHL 70 44 - 19 - 7 296 213 95 1 Conference QF loss
1998-1999 ECHL 70 39 - 25 - 6 243 230 84 2 Conference QF loss
1999-2000 ECHL 70 45 - 20 - 5 273 216 95 1 Champion
2000-2001 ECHL 72 45 - 17 - 10 238 182 100 1 Conference Final loss
2001-2002 ECHL 72 41 - 23 - 8 206 179 90 2 Division Semifinal loss
2002-2003 ECHL 72 48 - 17 - 7 241 181 103 2 Division Semifinal loss
2003-2004 ECHL 72 45 - 18 - 9 244 177 99 3 Division Final loss
2004-2005 ECHL 72 38 - 26 - 8 213 177 84 5 Did not make playoffs
2005-2006 AHL 80 36 - 26 10 8 253 226 100 3 Conference QF loss
2006-2007 AHL 80 30 - 33 7 10 221 242 84 5 Did not make playoffs
2007-2008 AHL 80 31 - 33 7 9 247 242 85 7 Did not make playoffs
2008-2009 AHL 80 34 - 31 9 6 215 211 92 2 Division Semifinal loss
2009-2010 AHL 80 26 - 33 12 9 233 248 85 5 Did not make playoffs
2010-2011 AHL 80 42 - 30 3 5 223 218 92 3 Conference QF loss
2011-2012 AHL 76 31 - 33 8 4 217 207 82 4 Did not make playoffs
2012-2013 AHL 76 23 - 35 10 8 183 218 74 5 Did not make playoffs
2013-2014 SPHL 56 30 - 18 - 8 154 144 68 3 Quarterfinal loss
2014-2015 SPHL 56 36 - 17 - 3 186 149 75 1 Quarterfinal loss
2015-2016 SPHL 56 39 - 12 5 196 125 83 1 Final loss
2016-2017 SPHL 56 27 - 13 5 11 182 145 75 2 Final loss
2017-2018 SPHL 56 38 - 13 - 5 211 154 81 1 Final loss
2018-2019 SPHL 56 35 - 7 5 9 201 123 124 1 Quarterfinal loss
2019-2020 SPHL 7 7 - 0 1 0 27 11 14 1 -
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Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Michal Birner (F) 2019-2020 Bili Tygri Liberec Czech 15 10 11 21 6
2. Chris Langkow (F) 2019-2020 MAC Újbuda Slovakia 18 12 8 20 6
3. Stefan Della Rovere (F) 2019-2020 Heilbronner Falken DEL2 17 9 10 19 30
4. Guillaume Naud (D) 2019-2020 Herforder EV Germany4 11 10 8 18 28
5. Jori Lehterä (F) 2019-2020 SKA St. Petersburg KHL 27 10 8 18 22
6. Tomas Kana (F) 2019-2020 Milton Keynes Lightning NIHL 15 8 9 17 57
7. Max St-Cyr (F) 2019-2020 Univ. of Moncton USports 12 7 10 17 8
8. Alex Pietrangelo (D) 2019-2020 St. Louis Blues NHL 18 6 10 16 2
9. Steve Birnstill (D) 2019-2020 VEU Feldkirch AlpsHL 13 3 12 15 2
10. Dustin Parks (F) 2019-2020 Ringerike Norway2 13 6 8 14 37
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Doug Evans (F) 628 243 477 720
2. Michel Mongeau (F) 328 165 282 447
3. Grant Rezansoff (F) 371 135 217 352
4. Dave Thomlinson (F) 277 134 153 287
5. Brad Kempthorne (F) 264 76 183 259
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Doug Evans (F) 628 243 477 720
2. Michel Mongeau (F) 328 165 282 447
3. Grant Rezansoff (F) 371 135 217 352
4. Dave Thomlinson (F) 277 134 153 287
5. Jim Vesey (F) 194 126 131 257
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Doug Evans (F) 628 243 477 720
2. Michel Mongeau (F) 328 165 282 447
3. Grant Rezansoff (F) 371 135 217 352
4. Brad Kempthorne (F) 264 76 183 259
5. Kevin Miehm (F) 264 85 172 257
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Doug Evans (F) 628 243 720 1267
2. Trevor Baker (F) 297 82 199 986
3. Jason Lawmaster (D) 181 36 102 839
4. Kelly Chase (F) 109 35 78 760
5. Tony Twist (F) 141 6 29 756
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Doug Evans (F) 628 243 477 720
2. Richard Pion (F) 376 79 162 241
3. Grant Rezansoff (F) 371 135 217 352
4. Ron Hoover (F) 359 114 106 220
5. Dan Hodge (D) 341 50 123 173
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Cliff Ronning (F) 12 11 31 2.583
2. Brent Cullaton (F) 7 8 16 2.286
3. David Bruce (F) 60 64 116 1.933
4. Tony Hrkac (F) 45 30 81 1.800
5. Robert Davies (F) 11 6 18 1.636
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Michel Mongeau (F) 1989-1990 IHL 73 39 78 117 1.60 53
2. David Bruce (F) 1990-1991 IHL 60 64 52 116 1.93 78
3. Ron Handy (F) 1987-1988 IHL 78 53 63 116 1.49 61
4. Nelson Emerson (F) 1990-1991 IHL 73 36 79 115 1.58 91
5. Jean-Guy Trudel (F) 1997-1998 ECHL 62 39 74 113 1.82 147
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. David Bruce (F) 1990-1991 IHL 60 64 52 116 1.93 78
2. Paul Fenton (F) 1982-1983 IHL 82 60 51 111 1.35 53
3. Ron Handy (F) 1987-1988 IHL 78 53 63 116 1.49 61
4. Dave Thomlinson (F) 1990-1991 IHL 80 53 54 107 1.34 107
5. Jim Vesey (F) 1988-1989 IHL 76 47 46 93 1.22 137
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Nelson Emerson (F) 1990-1991 IHL 73 36 79 115 1.58 91
2. Michel Mongeau (F) 1989-1990 IHL 73 39 78 117 1.60 53
3. Jean-Guy Trudel (F) 1997-1998 ECHL 62 39 74 113 1.82 147
4. Michel Mongeau (F) 1990-1991 IHL 73 41 65 106 1.45 114
5. Brad Kempthorne (F) 1982-1983 IHL 69 39 65 104 1.51 101
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Kelly Chase (F) 1990-1991 IHL 61 20 34 54 0.89 406
2. Ken Boone (F) 1998-1999 ECHL 61 3 4 7 0.11 318
3. Tony Twist (F) 1988-1989 IHL 67 3 8 11 0.16 312
4. Brad Voth (F) 2002-2003 ECHL 54 1 4 5 0.09 283
5. Kelly Chase (F) 1988-1989 IHL 38 14 7 21 0.55 278
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2019-2020 6'2" 197 lbs 25.84
2018-2019 6'0" 194 lbs 26.58
2017-2018 6'0" 190 lbs 26.41
2016-2017 6'1" 191 lbs 26.17
2015-2016 6'0" 187 lbs 27.26
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Franchise history
1926–1951 • Springfield Indians
1951–1954 • Syracuse Warriors
1954–1967 • Springfield Indians
1967–1974 • Springfield Kings
1974–1994 • Springfield Indians
1994–2005 • Worcester IceCats
2005–2013 • Peoria Rivermen