Alex Roach earns tryout with Los Angeles Kings

Calgary, AB – The Calgary Hitmen Hockey Club is pleased to announce defenceman Alex Roach has earned a National Hockey League Tryout Invitation from the Los Angeles Kings.

The 18-year-old defenceman will travel to LA for the Kings Development Camp on July 10th.

In addition, Roach has also received an invitation to the Kings main training camp in September.

HOMETOWN:   Quesnel, BC (April 18, 1993)
HEIGHT:   6’4”      WEIGHT:  227 lbs.
HOW ACQUIRED: Selected by the Hitmen in the 11th round (224th overall) in the 2008 WHL Bantam Draft.

Regular Season Stats
Season                        Team                 GP    G    A    PTS    PIM
2010-11 WHL Season    Calgary Hitmen    61    4    12    16    77

Roach and the Hitmen will open the 2011-12 WHL season on the road September 24th in Cranbrook against the Kootenay Ice.

The Hitmen home opener is Sunday, October 2nd against the Ice.  Game time is 2:00 p.m. at Scotiabank Saddledome.

Hitmen season ticket World Junior packages for the upcoming season are available now by calling Customer Service at 403-777-4646.  Individual game tickets will go on sale in early September.

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