Joey Holka called up to ECHL-Greenville

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. – Mississippi RiverKings forward Joey Holka has been loaned to the Greenville Road Warriors of the ECHL, the team announced today. Holka becomes the fifth RiverKings player to make the jump to the ECHL this season, joining Matt Harrington, Dan Delisle, Dylan Quaile and Bryon Paulazzo.

Holka, 24, joined the RiverKings January 23 and in seven games has produced eight points (3g, 5a). He had points in five of his seven games with Mississippi, including a four-game scoring streak (2g, 5a) Jan. 24-31. The 6-foot-3, 195-pound winger scored his first professional goal Jan. 27 against the Columbus Cottonmouths. The Phoenix, Arizona native was a plus-6 rating with the RiverKings. Holka started his professional career by playing three games with the ECHL's Utah Grizzlies in January. Before this season, he had a three-year college career at St. Cloud State, where he was a member of their "Frozen Four" team in 2012-13.

The RiverKings are back home Tuesday, Feb. 24 against the Pensacola Ice Flyers for Miracle on Ice Night. Fans wearing red, white and blue to the game will get $2 off walkup ticket prices at the Box Office. There is also a blue-level and red-level ticket special through Feb. 20. Get four tickets in either of those levels for the price of three by calling the RiverKings Front Office. Single-game tickets can be purchased at riverkings.com/ticketmaster and groups of 15 or more get a discount, with group tickets starting at $8 per ticket, by calling the front office at 662-342-1755.

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.

Mississippi RiverKings forward Joey Holka has been loaned to the ECHL's Greenville Road Warriors after scoring eight points (3g, 5a) in seven games with the RiverKings. © John Coffin

Posted by Lukas Favale at 4:00 PM

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