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RiverKings Make First Signings of 2017-18

SOUTHAVEN, Miss - The Mississippi RiverKings and Head Coach/Director of Hockey Operations Derek Landmesser announced Thursday that the team has signed forwards Devin Mantha and Donny Flynn.

Mantha begins his fifth season with the RiverKingsMantha, 28, begins his fifth season for the RiverKings having amassed 63 goals and 87 assists in 170 games played. A native of Ann Arbor, MI, Mantha played college hockey at Miami University (Ohio) and the University of Wisconsin- Eau Claire before coming to Mississippi to start his professional career with the RiverKings. The 6-foot-1, 190-pound winger quickly became a fan favorite and served as the RiverKings captain in 2016-17. Mantha also spent time during each of the past two seasons playing in the ECHL for the Norfolk Admirals and Fort Wayne Komets, respectively.

Flynn, 20, begins his professional career with Mississippi. The 5-foot-10, 201-pound forward from Randolph, NJ spent the last three years with the New Jersey Rockets of the Eastern Hockey League. Flynn finished the 2016-17 season atop the EHL in scoring, tallying 18 goals and 58 assists in 47 games played, an average of 1.62 points per game. 

The 2017-18 RiverKings season begins October 20th when the Knoxville IceBears visit Landers Center. Ticket packages are available now by visiting www.riverkings.com/tickets or calling the RiverKings office at 662-342-1755.

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 RiverKings.com.

Posted by Mississippi RiverKings at 10:01 AM

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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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Updated: April 8, 2018

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