COLUMBUS, GA - The Columbus River Dragons announced the team has inked goaltender Hunter Virostek as its second Developmental Player of the 2023-24 season. Columbus also loaned goaltender William Lavalliere to Orlando of the ECHL.

The 25-year-old Virostek just wrapped up his ACHA collegiate career with Liberty University, where he posted a career 49-23-2 mark to go with a 2.59 GAA and .923 save percentage. Virostek put together a nine-game win streak this season and finished in the ACHA Top 15 nationally in both goals against and save percentage.

Lavalliere appeared in two games with Columbus, posting a 1-1-0 mark, 3.03 GAA and .893 save percentage. 

Additionally, the River Dragons returned Jay Croop to the active roster ahead of this weekend's action. 

The River Dragons return to the ice this Saturday and Sunday against the Baton Rouge Zydeco. Saturday's 7:05 pm game is Faith and Family Night and our next Chick-fil-A Midland / Kissin' 99.3 Family Four Pack Night. Sunday is our St. Patrick's Day celebration with specialty jerseys worn during the game to be auctioned off on the DASH app. Get your tickets now at the Civic Center Box Office or online at TicketMaster.com.