RiverKings Add Two

By: David Schmoll

January 25, 2013

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. -- Mississippi RiverKings Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Derek Landmesser announced Friday that the team has signed forward Tomas Busek and defenseman Hunter Syrydiuk to contracts. Terms and conditions were not released.

Busek, 21, played his junior hockey with the San Diego Gulls of the Western States Hockey League. The 6'3", 187 lbs. native of Beroun, Czech Republic tallied 44 points (18G, 26A) in 46 games with the Gulls last season.

Syrydiuk, 24, completed his senior season at SUNY-Potsdam in May of 2012. The 6'6", 212 lbs. native of Toronto, Ont. played in 53 games and recorded three goals and six assists.

The RiverKings hit the ice on Friday, January 25 in Huntsville against the Havoc at 7:30 p.m. with all the action airing live on Sports 56, 87.7 FM and the America One Sports Network. The 'Kings return home the next night for Belhaven University Pack the House Night. Tickets for the game are $5 off with $4 of every ticket going to the United Way of the Mid-South. For more information on all things RiverKings, “like” us on Facebook (facebook.com/mississippiriverkings) and “follow” us on Twitter (twitter.com/riverkings).

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 David Schmoll at 2:00 PM


1/26/2013 at 09:36 PM by Nancy Phillips

Congrats to the Mississippi RiverKings! Tomas Busek is an amazing Forward and will certainly be quite an asset to your organization. He will always give 110%. Tomas gives a great performance and is fun to watch!! CZECH HIM OUT!

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