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RiverKings Add Rookie Forward Olinyk to Training Camp Roster

SOUTHAVEN, Miss - The Mississippi RiverKings and Head Coach/Directory of Hockey Operations Derek Landmesser announced the signing of rookie forward Jeremy Olinyk on Thursday. 

Olinyk begins his professional career after playing collegiate hockey for the previous four seasons. The Winnipeg, Manitoba, native started his college career at Adrian College where he played 81 games over three seasons for the Bulldogs before transferring to St. Norbert for his senior year, skating in 22 games. While in college, the 6-foot, 181-pound forward averaged just shy of a point per game in his 102 total contests. Olinyk finished with 36 goals and 58 assists, good for 94 total points, most recently capping off a seven-goal, nine-assist senior season with St. Norbert. While at St. Norbert, Olinyk played alongside fellow RiverKings signee Pijus Rulevicius.
 
The RiverKings begin their twenty-sixth season of professional hockey when they battle the Knoxville Ice Bears on October 20 at Landers Center. Ticket packages are available now by visiting www.riverkings.com/familypacks or by 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 TJ Chillot at 10:32 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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