According to the Calgary Hitmen website, Alex Roach returned to the Calgary Hitmen on Sunday after starting the season with the Los Angeles Kings organization. The Hitmen lost 4-2 to the Edmonton Oil Kings.
Roach played three games with the Ontario Reign of the East Coast Hockey League and notched three assists for three points. The Reign are the Kings' ECHL affiliate.
Roach is a 20 year old defenseman from Quesnel, British Columbia, who played three consecutive seasons for the Hitmen from 2011-2013. His best season came in the 2012-13 year where he led all Hitmen defensemen with 15 goals, 34 assists and 49 points.
But the most spectacular statistic Roach had in the WHL was his 2012-13 plus/minus where he was a +42. It was a major improvement from his -24 in 2010-11.
Prior to playing for Calgary, Roach played a season with the Quesnel Millionaires of the British Columbia Hockey League.
Roach signed a three year entry level contract with the Los Angeles Kings on September 26, 2011.