Riverkings sign four
For the Rapids City Times
WISCONSIN RAPIDS – The Wisconsin Rapids Riverkings have resigned assistant captains, Cole Creger and Haralds Jirgens, along with Jordan Stear, the top scoring rookie defenseman in the USPHL and Jered Stevenson.
Creger, returning for his third year with the Riverkings, suffered through injury this past season and injuries aside, Creger came out on top with 38 points during the 36 games he played.
During Jirgens tenure with the Riverkings, starting in mid-December, he was named assistant captain by the team and held a .82 ppg average.
Stevenson claiming 12 goals on the season along with 10 assists. The California native looks forward to another year with the Riverkings.
After an explosive rookie season, Jordan Stear commented on the Riverkings culture and what he’s looking forward to in the 2019-20 season saying, “I can 100 percent say that I feel I am a better player now than I was when I first arrived in Wisconsin Rapids last August. The Riverkings’ culture has encouraged me to seize opportunities that come my way and instilled in me the courage to widen my horizons while knowing the organization will always have my back throughout the entire process.
“I am looking forward to the opportunity to win a championship with the other returning players and the team we create next season. I will always be able to call the Riverkings home.”
The three turners have their eyes set on Boston, hungry for a national championship. Coach Marty Quarters is excited to see what the season brings and the ability to further prepare his players with skill sets not only on the ice but also off the ice.