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RiverKings lose two to call-up

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. -- Mississippi RiverKings Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Derek Landmesser announced that forward Mike Moran and defenseman Chris Leone have been called-up by ECHL Atlanta and Toledo respectively.

Moran, 25, appeared in 19 games with the RiverKings this season after completing a four-year career at Boston University (Hockey East). The 6-foot-1, 200-pound forward notched a team-leading 14 goals and nine assists after joining the team on October 28.

Leone, 25, came to the RiverKings via trade from the Pensacola Ice Flyers on November 2 and appeared in 16 games. The 5-foot-11, 190-pound blueliner had 10 points (4G, 6A) and held a +7 plus/minus rating.

The RiverKings hit the ice tonight as they take on the Knoxville Ice Bears at 6:35 p.m. They return home to the Landers Center on Friday, January 6 as they take on the Peoria Rivermen. For ticket information, call 662-342-1755 or visit riverkings.com.


RiverKings forward Mike Moran (center) earned his first call-up to ECHL Atlanta after leading the RiverKings in goals with 14 tallies in 19 games played. © Kori LaVire

About the Mississippi RiverKings
The RiverKings are supported by our community partners, season ticket holders, fans, and grants from 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 8:59 AM

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Updated: December 12, 2017