Entries by mthompson

Royals Agree to Terms with Forwards Michael Huntebrinker and Matt Salhany

Reading, PA – The Reading Royals of the ECHL, affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League, today announced that the team has agreed to terms with forwards Michael Huntebrinker and Matt Salhany. The Royals have announced six players as signed to ECHL Standard Players Contracts for the 2017-18 season. In addition to […]

Royals Agree to Terms with Defensemen Nick Luukko and Chase Golightly

Reading, PA – The Reading Royals of the ECHL, affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League, today announced that the team has agreed to terms with defensemen Nick Luukko and Chase Golightly. The Royals have announced four players as signed to ECHL Standard Players Contracts for the 2017-18 season. In addition to […]

Royals Agree to Terms with Forward Matt Wilkins

Reading, PA – The Reading Royals of the ECHL, affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League, today announced that the team has agreed to terms with forward Matt Wilkins. Wilkins is the second player along with forward Ryan Penny announced as signed by the Royals to an ECHL Standard Players Contract for […]

Royals Agree to Terms with Forward Ryan Penny

Reading, PA – The Reading Royals of the ECHL, affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League, today announced that the team has agreed to terms with forward Ryan Penny. He is the first player announced as signed by the Royals to an ECHL Standard Players Contract for the 2017-18 season.   Penny […]

Royals Announce Season-Ending Roster

Reading, PA – The Reading Royals of the ECHL today announced the team’s Season-Ending Roster, which includes the following seventeen players: Adam Brace, Justin Crandall, Robbie Czarnik, Chase Golightly, Mike Huntebrinker, Florian Iberer, Derik Johnson, Olivier Labelle, Nick Luukko, Ryan Penny, Mike Pereira, Todd Perry, Matt Salhany, Sebastien Sylvestre, Kris Newbury, Ian Watters, and Matt […]

Royals Complete Future Considerations Transactions

Reading, PA – The Reading Royals of the ECHL, affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers, today announced that the team has acquired the ECHL rights to forward Sebastien Sylvestre from the Elmira Jackals as completion of the future considerations element of the transaction that sent defenseman Greg Amlong to Elmira on November 12, 2016. In a […]

Patrick Wellar Rejoins Royals as Assistant Coach

Reading, PA – The Reading Royals of the ECHL, affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers, today announced that Patrick Wellar has been hired as the team’s assistant coach. Wellar will assist and support Head Coach Kirk MacDonald in all matters related to hockey operations with the Royals beginning immediately. Pursuant to team policy, terms of Wellar’s […]

Royals Announce Protected List

Reading, PA – The Reading Royals of the ECHL today announced the team’s Protected List. The Royals’ Protected List includes the following players: Adam Brace (f), Justin Crandall (f), Robbie Czarnik (f), Austin Farley (f), Chase Golightly (d), Jordan Heywood (d), Michael Huntebrinker (f), Florian Iberer (d), Derik Johnson (d), Olivier Labelle (f), Nick Luukko […]

Royals Host Super Summer Blowout Sale for Dads and Grads

Reading, PA – The Reading Royals of the ECHL today announced the team’s Super Summer Blowout Sale at the Lion’s Den Team Merchandise Store (Santander Arena, 700 Penn Street, Reading, PA) on Friday, June 9, and Saturday June 10.   Although everyone is invited to take advantage of the deep discounts at the Super Summer […]

Kirk MacDonald Named Royals Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations

Reading, PA – The Reading Royals of the ECHL, affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League, today announced that Kirk MacDonald has been hired as the team’s head coach and director of hockey operations. Consistent with team policy, terms of MacDonald’s three-year contract were not released.   Royals’ owner Jack Gulati stated, […]

Royals Announce 2017-18 Regular Season Schedule

Reading, PA – The Reading Royals of the ECHL, affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League, today announced the team’s 2017-18 Regular Season Schedule. The Royals open the seventeenth season of pro hockey in Reading on home ice for the second consecutive season and fifth time in team history when the Adirondack […]