Report for the Week Ending Feb. 24
The Rivermen were shutout twice last week but were able to pitch a shutout of their own against the Rampage. Peoria ended their six-game home stand with a record of 3-2-0-1
Feb. 20 – 4-0 L vs. Rockford
The IceHogs opened up the scoring just 48 seconds into the contest and didn’t look back in a 4-0 win over the Rivermen on Wednesday night. Carter Hutton stopped all 35 shots he faced to earn the shutout. Mike McKenna allowed three goals on 23 shots. Peoria went 0-for-6 on the power play.
Feb. 22 – 5-0 W vs. San Antonio
T.J. Hensick scored twice and Mike McKenna stopped all 34 shots he faced in a 5-0 victory over the San Antonio Rampage on Friday night at Carver Arena. Andrew Murray, Anthony Nigro and Evgeny Grachev also added goals for Peoria, while Jeff Woywitka had three assists. The Rampage outshot the Rivermen, 34-29. Neither team scored on the man-advantage.
Feb. 23 – 3-0 L vs. Chicago
The Wolves scored three goals in a span of 3:38 early in the third period to defeat Peoria, 3-0. Darren Haydar had a three-point night (1 goal, 2 assists), while Matt Climie made 38 saves to shutout the Rivermen for the second time in three games. Jake Allen made stopped 31 of 34 shots in his first start with the Rivermen since his recent NHL stint. Both clubs went 0-for-2 on the power play.
- After scoring just three goals on 52 shots against Dov Grumet-Morris last Saturday, Peoria was able to score five times on 22 shots against the goaltender in their most recent victory. He was pulled after two periods.
- At home, Peoria has a record of 13-9-1-3. They are 10-14-3-0 on the road.
- In one-goal games, the Rivermen have a record of 12-4-4-3.
- Peoria currently has a record of 23-23-4-3.
The Rivermen will open up March with a game in Rockford on Friday. Games can be heard on CD Country 107.9 FM. For game updates follow @rivsgameday on Twitter.