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RiverKings add second-year goaltender McGrath

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. - The Mississippi RiverKings announced today that they have signed goaltender Dalton McGrath prior to their contest tonight against Knoxville. Terms and conditions were not released.

McGrath, 24, is a second-year professional after completing a two-year college career at Brock University (OUAA). The Brampton, Ontario native split time last season between the Steel City Warriors (FHL) and ECHL Brampton. This year, the 6-foot-1, 185 netminder is 2-1-0 with a 1.35 goals against average and a 96.2 save percentage in three games with FHL Danville. 

The RiverKings also signed rookie defenseman Travis Howe to a three-game tryout contract.

The RiverKings return home on Saturday night, November 28 to face the Ice Bears once again for the annual Teddy Bear Toss benefiting Toys for Tots. Fans are encouraged to bring a new, plush toy to throw onto the ice when the RiverKings score their first goal. If the RiverKings collect over 2,000 bears, all fans in attendance will receive a free ticket to a December or January home game.


The Mississippi RiverKings signed goaltender Dalton McGrath (pictured) after the second-year netminder posted a 2-1-0 mark in three games with Danville (FHL). © Shawn Crose

About the Mississippi RiverKings

The RiverKings are supported by our community partners, season ticket holders, fans, and grants from 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 David Schmoll at 4:50 PM

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TEAM GP W L OT PTS
PEO y-Peoria 56 38 13 5 81
MAC x-Macon 56 33 16 7 73
PEN x-Pensacola 56 33 16 7 73
HUN x-Huntsville 56 30 16 10 70
KNX x-Knoxville 56 30 20 6 66
EVV x-Evansville 56 27 20 9 63
MRK x-RiverKings 56 29 25 2 60
RKE x-Roanoke 56 26 26 4 56
BIR Birmingham 56 22 28 6 50
FAY Fayetteville 56 12 38 6 30
 
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