RiverKings Sign Rookie Goaltender Jared Rutledge

SOUTHAVEN, Miss - The Mississippi RiverKings and Head Coach/Director of Hockey Operations Derek Landmesser have announced the signing of rookie of goaltender Jared Rutledge.
Rutledge, 23, begins his professional career after two seasons backstopping Aurora University of the NCHA. While playing for Aurora, Rutledge posted a 4.55 goals against average and .890 save percentage in 38 games.
The Chicago, IL, native played ten games for the University of Michigan before signing on with the Green Bay Gamblers of the USHL in 2013-14. After 69 total games in the USHL and six games in the NAHL between 2013-14 and 2014-15, Rutledge returned to college hockey where he stood out with the Aurora Spartans.
Rutledge is the second goaltender signing to be announced by the RiverKings with Tyler Green coming over in a trade with Fayetteville earlier this summer.
The 2017-18 RiverKings season begins October 20th when the Knoxville Ice Bears visit 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 10:00 AM


9/21/2017 at 12:36 PM by Dr. Barry Seiller

Great young man who brings good character and skills to the RiverKings organization. Got an opportunity to work with him using our Vision Performance Program called Vizual Edge to improve his play.

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