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Riverkings Find Diamond In The Rough in Forward Kyle Smith

By Wisconsin Rapid Riverkings Staff, 07/08/18, 6:30PM EDT

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Riverkings find diamond in the rough from Prout Rhode Island HS in 01 forward Kyle Smith. 

The 6’ 175 forward comes from the same summer program (run by George Maris @CHC) that produced RK’s Jake Nitsche, Dylan Torres, and Xander Mavrogiannis. 

Coach Quarters said: “When former Riverking Jake Michael Nitsche called me and said he found a forward in Rhode Island that can not only help us but we can also help him and that he fits our aggressive style of play, I tend to listen. Kyle is a hard forechecking player who excels at puck protection, speed, ice vision, and a stoic but passionate approach. After meeting with Kyle and his Dad it was obvious their hard working background fits our culture and felt Kyle is a perfect fit. Kyle no nonsense style of play and work ethic has our staff feeling we have found a diamond in the rough and will be a welcome addition to our team”.

Kyle will be attending Lincoln HS this fall.

 

Welcome to the Riverkings family!!

 

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