'Kings Sign Harrington

By: Sara Giles
January 2, 2013

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. – Mississippi RiverKings Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Derek Landmesser announced that the team has signed forward Matt Harrington to a contract. Terms and conditions were not released.

“We are pleased with the addition of Harry," said Landmesser. "He has brought a lot of energy and skill to our hockey team. We look for him to add depth to our lineup."

The 22-year old North Port, Fla. native signed his first three-game tryout contract with the RiverKings on December 21. He then signed a second three-game tryout on December 26. In seven games with the 'Kings, Harrington has tallied four points (2G, 2A) and four PIM.

Prior to his time with the RiverKings, Harrington played in 15 games with New York of the Federal Hockey League where he totaled seven goals, ten assists and 17 PIM.

The RiverKings return to the Landers Center on Thursday, January 3 as they take on the Fayetteville FireAntz at 7:05 p.m. It's Family 4 Pack Night where you can get four red level tickets, four hot dogs and four sodas for only $56, available only online at ticketmaster.com. Be sure to keep up with the RiverKings on Facebook (facebook.com/mississippiriverkings) and Twitter (twitter.com/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 11:28 AM

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