Peoria Rivermen Tickets
Home Games: Peoria Civic Center
Head Coach: Jean-Guy Trudel
League: Southern Professional Hockey League
Rivals: Pensacola Ice Flyers, Knoxville Ice Bears, Evansville Thunderbolts, Quad City Storm, Huntsville Havoc
Peoria Rivermen TicketsHalfway between Chicago and St. Louis is Peoria, the home of the Peoria Rivermen. The Rivermen have won four regular-season titles in the 2014–15, 2015–16, 2017–18 and 2018–19 seasons. The Rivermen are one of the longest-running hockey teams in the U.S. They've been around since the 1982-1983 season when the team was in the International Hockey League as the Peoria Prancers. The team played in the International Hockey league from 1982 to 1996, the East Coast Hockey League from 1996 to 2005 and the American Hockey League from 2005 to 2013. In 2013, the team joined the Southern Professional Hockey League where they remain to this day. Their hall of fame includes outstanding coaches like Pat Kelly and talented players like Doug Evans and Darrell May. All three were part of the IHL Turner Cup Championship team of 1985. Grab your Peoria Rivermen tickets at StubHub today and don't miss a minute of the action on the ice.
What conference do the Peoria Rivermen play in?The Peoria Rivermen play in the Southern Professional Hockey League that is based in Huntsville, North Carolina. The professional league has 10 hockey teams in the southeast and midwest states of Illinois and Indiana.
What are the top games this year for the Peoria Rivermen?The Rivermen have big games this season within their league against the defending champion Huntsville Havoc and the Birmingham Bulls who lost to the Havoc in last year's finals. They will also be facing the Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs and the Knoxville Ice Bears who made it to the second round of the playoffs in the 2018-2019 season.
Who is the Peoria Rivermen head coach?In May 2013, Jean-Guy Trudel became the 19th head coach of the Peoria Rivermen. Trudel is the first head coach for the team during the period of time they've been in the Southern Professional Hockey League. He's the third former player to later lead the team as a head coach. The 2019-2020 season is Trudel's seventh year as a professional head coach. In his first six years as head coach, Trudel had a regular season of 215-80-41 with a playoff appearance each year for his team. Under his leadership, the team won the William B. Coffey Trophy in consecutive seasons with the 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 seasons. They won the title back-to-back again in the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 seasons. Trudel achieved the SPHL Coach of the Year honor three times during his tenure making him the first coach in the history of the SPHL to win the award more than once.
What was the Peoria Rivermen's record last season?The Peoria Rivermen enjoyed a league-leading record in the 2018-2019 season of 40-7. They made it to the playoffs but lost in the first round.
How big is the Peoria Civic Center?Aside from being the home of the Peoria Rivermen, the Peoria Civic Center is a full-service event facility that's the largest in downstate Illinois. There's a 110,000-square-foot section of exhibition halls and a ballroom that's 27,000 square feet. There are meeting rooms, a performance theater and an impressive area where the Rivermen play. The Peoria Civic Center provides a comfortable, safe venue where you can enjoy all the Rivermen home games.
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