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

WHPI 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.


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 recordsEdit

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

All-time regular season leadersEdit

Individual regular seasonEdit

All-time playoff leadersEdit

Season-by-season resultsEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Season Games WonLostOTLSOLPoints Goals
2005–06804626 3 5100 2532263rd, West
2006–07803733 2 8 842212425th, West
2007–08803833 4 5 852472427th, West
2008–09804331 2 4 922152112nd, West
2009–10803833 2 7 852332485th, West


Season1st round2nd round3rd roundFinals
2005–06 L, 0–4, Houston
2006–07 Out of playoffs.
2007–08 Out of playoffs.
2008–09 L, 3-4, Houston
2009–10 Out of playoffs.

Team captainsEdit



External linksEdit

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