DAUPHIN, MB - The Dauphin Kings have added centre Tyson Kozak (02) to their active roster going forward.
Kozak comes to the Kings from the WHL's Portland Winterhawks where last year he put up 29 points (13G, 16A) in 63 contests. It was announced Tuesday that Kozak has been named to the NHL Central Scouting "Players To Watch" List for the 2021 NHL Draft.
The Souris product was originally drafted in the 2nd round (13th overall) by the Dauphin Kings in the 2017 MJHL Draft.
Kozak stands at 5'11 and 161 pounds. In his final year with the Manitoba AAA U18 Hockey League's Southwest Cougars he put up 72 points (26G, 46A) in 40 contests.
Hear from Kings Head Coach & GM Doug Hedley on the addition of Kozak below.
In case you missed it the Kings also made a siginificant trade on Tuesday. They acquired D-man Layne Toder (00) a 2nd Round Pick (2021) and Future Considerations from the Portage Terriers for D-man Cole DeKoninck (00) and forwards Noah Wagner (02) and Dylan Winsor (02). Hedley speaks on that below as well...
Tickets will be available for Saturday's home game at Credit Union Place when the Kings take on the OCN Blizzard (7:30pm) on Wednesday. The Speedy Glass South Ticket Office opens at 12:00pm on Wednesday.