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Report for the Week Ending March 25

Tuesday, 03.27.2012 / 9:51 AM
By Kevin Orris - Peoria Rivermen / The Rivermen Report
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The Rivermen Report
Report for the Week Ending March 25
The Rivermen extended their win streak to a season-long five games on Tuesday, but dropped three straight contests to end the week. Peoria’s 36-29-2-1 record has the Rivermen tied for second place in the Midwest Division and in a four-way tie for sixth place in the Western Conference with 75 points

March 20 – W 5-2 at Charlotte

Anthony Peluso matched his season total of two goals within the first 30:15 of the game including the game’s first and the game-winning goal in a 5-2 win over the Charlotte Checkers on Tuesday night at Time Warner Cable Arena. Patrick O’Sullivan, Jonathan Cheechoo and Anthony Nigro also tallied markers for the Rivermen. Jake Allen stopped 42 of 44 shots on goal in 59:42 and earned his 11th win of the season. Phil McRae notched two assists and a plus-3 rating. The Rivermen tied Chicago for first place in the Midwest Division with 75 points in the win. It was the first ever win for the Rivermen at Time Warner Cable Arena.

March 21 – L 6-2 at Charlotte
Peoria’s five-game winning streak came to an end on Wednesday night in a 6-2 loss to the Charlotte Checkers at Time Warner Cable Arena. Shaun Heshka and Chris Bruton each potted third-period goals to spoil Mike Murphy’s shutout attempt. Jake Allen stopped 30 of 34 shots on goal in 40 minutes of action before Alex Stalock stopped 10 of 12 shots on goal in the third period. Peoria went 0-for-2 on the power play while Charlotte finished 2-for-7.

March 24 – L 2-0 vs. Milwaukee | HIGHLIGHTS
The Rivermen suffered their first shutout loss of the season in a 2-0 effort against the Milwaukee Admirals on Saturday night at Carver Arena. Michael Latta and Joel Champagne each scored for the Admirals while Jeremy Smith stopped all 33 shots on goal. Jake Allen stopped 19 of 21 shots on goal for Peoria. The Rivermen went 0-for-5 on the power play and Milwaukee finished 1-for-3. Carver Arena housed a season-high 8,901 fans in the loss.

March 25 – L 2-1 vs. Hamilton | HIGHLIGHTS
Even though Peoria sent 43 shots on goal, the Rivermen came up short in a 2-1 loss to the Hamilton Bulldogs on Sunday evening at Carver Arena. Jonathan Cheechoo tallied the lone Rivermen goal at 16:02 in the second period while Jake Allen stopped a total of 32 shots on goal. Peoria went 0-for-4 on the power play and held Hamilton scoreless on three opportunities.

Rivermen Report
  • The Rivermen became the first team in the league with six 20-goal scorers this season.
  • Defenseman Cade Fairchild’s plus-29 rating is still the best in the Western Conference.
  • Danny Syvret’s 41 points (7g, 34a) rank fourth among AHL defenseman.
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WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 z - ANA 82 54 20 8 266 209 116
2 y - COL 82 52 22 8 250 220 112
3 x - STL 82 52 23 7 248 191 111
4 x - SJS 82 51 22 9 249 200 111
5 x - CHI 82 46 21 15 267 220 107
6 x - LAK 82 46 28 8 206 174 100
7 x - MIN 82 43 27 12 207 206 98
8 x - DAL 82 40 31 11 235 228 91
9 PHX 82 37 30 15 216 231 89
10 NSH 82 38 32 12 216 242 88
11 WPG 82 37 35 10 227 237 84
12 VAN 82 36 35 11 196 223 83
13 CGY 82 35 40 7 209 241 77
14 EDM 82 29 44 9 203 270 67

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2013-2014 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
A. Steen 68 33 29 17 62
T. Oshie 79 21 39 19 60
D. Backes 74 27 30 14 57
J. Schwartz 80 25 31 28 56
A. Pietrangelo 81 8 43 20 51
K. Shattenkirk 81 10 35 1 45
V. Tarasenko 64 21 22 20 43
D. Roy 75 9 28 -1 37
J. Bouwmeester 82 4 33 26 37
V. Sobotka 61 9 24 14 33
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
B. Elliott 18 6 2 .922 1.96
R. Miller 25 30 4 .918 2.64

 
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