RIVERMEN: QUESTIONS, FEW ANSWERS
What went wrong?
"Where do you start?" said veteran center Trent Whitfield, a day after the Peoria Rivermen missed the playoffs for the second straight season.
They started last summer with several major free agent signings, opened the season hailed by NHL scouts as an elite power in the conference, and held that expectation through the end of January.
Then they collapsed, derailed by soft goaltending, a ravaged defense unit, and some suspect performances from key members of the team.http://pjstar.com/stories/041808/RIV_BGCH3CGG.BRW.php