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Monarchs Release Rheault

November 4, 2008 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Manchester Monarchs News Release

MANCHESTER, NH - The Manchester Monarchs, the primary affiliate of the Los Angeles Kings, have released right wing Jon Rheault from his professional tryout agreement, Monarchs Director of Hockey Operations Hubie McDonough announced today.

Rheault, 22, appeared in seven games with the Monarchs this season, recording his first professional goal against the Lowell Devils at the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester's 4-3 shootout loss on October 29. He collected one point (1-0=1) and four penalty minutes while playing for the Monarchs. Rheault graduated from Providence College in May following four seasons and 142 games. The 5-foot-11, 200-pound native of Deering, New Hampshire, registered 56 goals and 49 assists for 105 points and 126 penalty minutes with the Friars. Rheault played with the Manchester Flames and the Junior Monarchs before going to Providence College. He will join the ECHL's Ontario Reign who is currently on a three game road trip in Salt Lake City taking on the Utah Grizzlies.

The Monarchs return to Manchester to host the Philadelphia Phantoms on Friday, November 7 at 7:30 p.m. at the Verizon Wireless Arena. The Monarchs are teaming up with E&R Cleaners for their annual coat drive that will assist families in need throughout Manchester. Help us help others by donating your unwanted coats at Friday's game. Catch all of the play-by-play action of Monarchs hockey with Ken Cail on the Monarchs Radio Network WGAM-AM 1250 and at Watch the games live on AHL Live for just $6 per game. Log onto and click on the link to AHL Live five minutes prior to each Monarchs game to watch the game live.

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