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Sutliffe signs contract, Jesseau placed on 14-Day IR

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. - Mississippi RiverKings' Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations announced that newcomer Derek Sutliffe signed a contract and Dustin Jesseau has been placed on the 14-Day IR. 

Sutliffe, 24, joined the RiverKings on March 11 for a three-game tryout. Prior to the RiverKings, the Las Vegas, Nev. native played college hockey at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minnesota where he tallied 111 games and amassed 78 points in four years at the school. The 6-foot-1, 180-pound forward has played in four games with the RiverKings while edging one assist.

Jesseau, 24, is in his first year year with Mississippi. The 6-foot-1, 190 pound center has scored eight points (5G,3A) in 31 games for the RiverKings. The Toronto, Ont. native previously spent time with the Watertwon Wolves in the FHL where he also tallied eight points (3G,5A) and 48 penalty minutes. 


RiverKings announce the signing of forward Derek Sutliffe after his three game tryout and placement of forward Dustin Jesseau on the 14-Day IR. - ©Kori LaVire

The RiverKings take on the Pensacola Ice Flyers for Military Night on March 25 this Saturday where the team will wear special camouflage jerseys. For tickets and details, visit RiverKings.com or call 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 10:52 AM

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