Monday, August 28, 2017
Southaven, Mississippi – Las Vegas goal scorer Derek Sutliffe will be back with the Mississippi RiverKings in the Southern Professional Hockey League for 2017-18. Derek, a very popular player in Las Vegas, is listed at 6’1, 180. He is 25. Derek previously played two seasons with the BCHL Langley Rivermen and four seasons with NCAA Division lll St. Scholastica College in Duluth, Minnesota. Derek had 30 career goals in two seasons with BCHL Langley Rivermen and 35 career goals with St. Scholastica. He played 11 games near the end of last season for the RiverKings and had 3 goals, 7 assists. The RiverKings have qualified for the post-season playoffs a franchise record 11 straight seasons.