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Canton Observer: Canton's Roy signs with Los Angeles Kings

Canton Observer: Canton's Roy signs with Los Angeles Kings

By Tim Smith – Canton Observer

When Matt Roy steps onto the ice, he brings a hard-nosed, gritty approach that he's never wavered from since his years playing at local hockey programs such as Victory Honda in Canton.

That lunch-bucket mentality and his work ethic caught the attention of the Los Angeles Kings, who recently signed the Canton resident to a two-year entry-level contract.

"I talked to them about that (his determination) and they said they really liked it," said Roy, so dedicated to his off-ice training that he'll ride a bike to get there. "So they just wanted me to keep doing my thing."

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