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Injury Bug Forces Roster Moves for 'Kings

By: Sara Giles
media@riverkings.com
February 21, 2013

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. -- Mississippi RiverKings Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Derek Landmesser announced Wednesday that the team has signed defenseman Henry Coxe to a contract. Terms and conditions were not released.


Coxe, 24, appeared in three games with the RiverKings after signing a three-game tryout contract on February 14. The 6'1", 185 lbs. native of Fanwood, NJ. collected one assist over the course of his tryout.

To make room for Coxe, the RiverKings waived forward Tomas Busek. Busek, 21, appeared in eight games with the 'Kings. The 6'3",187 lbs. native of Beroun, Czech Rep. recorded a goal and an assist and four penalty minutes.

The RiverKings also announced that they have placed defenseman Andrew Randazzo on season-ending injured reserve and forward Todd Hosmer on 30-day IR.

On Saturday March 2nd, the Mississippi RiverKings will raise awareness for Pediatric Brain Cancer on “Pray for Ava Night” when the ‘Kings take on the Fayetteville FireAntz at 7:05 p.m. at the Lander’s Center. There will be a $5 discount on every ticket price, with $3 of every ticket benefiting local pediatric brain cancer efforts, including the joint St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital/Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital pediatric brain tumor program at Le Bonheur.

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About the Mississippi RiverKings
The Mississippi RiverKings are supported by their community partners, season ticket holders, fans, and by program-related investments of the Maddox Foundation, an independent private foundation based in Hernando, Miss. To find out more about the RiverKings, call 662.342.1755 or visit www.riverkings.com.

Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at 5:12 PM

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