Kings Re-New Affiliate With Toronto

The Memphis Riverkings will once again have a major league connection when the 2003 season skates around.

The 'Kings have renewed their affiliation with the Toronto Maple Leafs.  This will be the third year for Memphis to be the primary double A affiliate of the National Hockey League team.

The Memphis-Toronto relationship grew out of former 'Kings coach Doug Sheddens' playing and coaching career with the Maple Leafs. Shedden is now coach of Toronto's Triple-A- Club in Newfoundland.

The Kings home opener is set for October 18th against Fort Worth.