Rivermen hire coachhttp://www.pjstar.com/sports_rivermen/x1816440072/Rivermen-hire-coach
By DAVE EMINIAN
OF THE JOURNAL STAR
Posted Jul 07, 2008 @ 09:37 PM
PEORIA â€” Davis Payne has built a reputation as a winner during his coaching career.
Now he's sealed his biggest victory yet.
The St. Louis Blues have signed Payne to be the next head coach of the Peoria Rivermen, according to sources in the NHL and AHL on Monday.
The Blues, parent club of the AHL's Rivermen, are believed to be planning to announce the deal today.