7/26/06 The Lubbock Cotton Kings resigned veteran defenseman Jason Beatty on Wednesday to a one-year contract. Beatty played in 55 games last season for the Kings racking up 120 penalty minutes. He was later called up in the 2005-06 season to San Antonio of the AHL. The signing of Beatty places the Kings with six players announced for the 06/07 season. He joins goaltender Brett Koscielny, defenseman Chris Barth and forwards Paul McBrien, Jaydyn Murray and Brian Sutherland on the 06/07 roster.