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Klein makes history as Rivermen blank Storm

PEORIA, IL – Behind goaltender Stephen Klein’s third straight shutout, the Peoria Rivermen topped the Quad City Storm, 2-0, on Friday at the Peoria Civic Center. The win, Peoria’s sixth in a row, lifts the Rivermen to 23-3-3 on the season before tomorrow night’s rematch with the Storm in Peoria.

Klein turned aside all 27 shots he saw to earn his third straight shutout, and currently sits at 209:29 consecutive scoreless minutes, the longest such regular-season streak in the history of the Southern Professional Hockey League.

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