BY: Ray Schmitt, Voice of the Greenville Road Warriors
GREENVILLE, SC - The Greenville Road Warriors announced today that forward Tristan King has been assigned to the team by the Dallas Stars of the National Hockey League.
King, 20, comes to Greenville after beginning the season with the Idaho Steelheads of the ECHL. The second-year forward notched one goal in four games with Idaho this season. As a rookie in 2010-11 King split his time between Idaho and the Texas Stars of the American Hockey League. He produced four points (2G, 2A) in 11 games with the Stars and 13 points (3G, 10A) in 24 games with the Steelheads.
King played four seasons in the Western Hockey League before turning pro, and signed an entry-level contract with Dallas in 2009. He had his most productive season with the Medicine Hat Tigers in 2009-10 with 65 points (21G, 44A) in 70 games. He also helped the Tigers reach the second round of the WHL playoffs that season with six points (3G, 3A) in 12 games. King has been on the Dallas Stars’ last three entries into the Traverse City Prospects Tournament in Traverse City, Michigan.
Mark your calendars! The Road Warriors take on the Toledo Walleye at the BI-LO Center on Thursday , November 3 at 7:35 p.m. Come out and join the Road Warriors for their first Throwback Thursday of the season. Select draught beers, fountain drinks, pretzels, and hot dogs will be on sale for just $2 and college students get in for $6 with a student ID! Great group seats are still available for the game. Groups of 10 or more get preferred seating and discounts off of the box office price. Fans can call 864-674-PUCK (7825) to speak to a Road Warriors ticket representative and book their group outing.