WEB EXTRA: 20th Anniversary of Rivermen Kelly Cup

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PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD/WYZZ) — On this date, May 31, 2000: The Peoria Rivermen win the Kelly Cup!

In Game Six of the 2000 ECHL Finals, Peoria’s Blaine Fitzpatrick scores a game winning goal in overtime to send 7,500 fans at Carver Arena into madness.

Enjoy this trip down memory lane that includes WMBD-TV’s postgame report from that historic game.

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