Justin Crandall to Participate in Puck Control Relay During All-Star Skills Competition

Reading, PA – The Reading Royals of the ECHL, affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League, today announced that forward Justin Crandall has been selected to participate in the Puck Control Relay during the Great Meadow Federal Credit Union Skills Competition at the 2017 CCM / ECHL All-Star Classic presented by I LOVE NY.

 

The 2017 CCM / ECHL All-Star Classic presented by I LOVE NY will feature the host Adirondack Thunder taking on the ECHL All-Stars in a non-traditional format featuring 5-on-5, 4-on-4, and 3-on-3 play, as well as a Skills Competition (Puck Relay, Hardest Shot, Fastest Skater) to highlight the talents of both teams. The All-Star Team will be comprised of the League’s top talent and prospects, showcasing the future stars of hockey as they develop in the ECHL. The game will air LIVE exclusively on NHL Network on Wednesday, January 18 at 8 p.m. ET.

 

Competing in the Puck Control Relay for the ECHL All-Stars along with Crandall are Orlando’s Tony Cameranesi, Colorado’s Matt Garbowsky and Fort Wayne’s Shawn Szydlowski while competing for the Adirondack Thunder are Dennis Kravchenko, Ty Loney, Peter MacArthur and Greg Wolfe.

 

In the Hardest Shot competition the ECHL All-Stars will be represented by Spiro Goulakos of Greenville, Jacob MacDonald of Toledo, John McCarron of Florida and Travis Walsh of Idaho. Competing for the Adirondack Thunder will be Roman Dyukov, Stepan Falkovsky, Phil Lane and Brett Pollock.

 

Representing the ECHL All-Stars in the Fastest Skater competition are Atlanta’s Justin Buzzeo, Wichita’s Alexis Loiseau and Wheeling’s Kevin Schulze while participating for the Adirondack Thunder will be Mikkel Aagaard, Kevin Lough and Alex Wall.

 

The 10th class will be inducted into the ECHL Hall of Fame on Wednesday, January 18, during a luncheon ceremony presented by BFL CANADA and Sutton Special Risk at the Fort William Henry Hotel in Lake George, N.Y., the official host hotel of the 2017 ECHL All-Star Classic.

 

The ECHL All-Star Fan Fest, with player appearances, interactive game, prizes, giveaways, auctions, memorabilia, and a special Hockey Hall of Fame exhibit, will be held on Tuesday, January 17 starting at 6 p.m. at the Fort William Henry Resort in Lake George, N.Y. On Wednesday, Jan. 18, the day’s events include the ECHL Hall of Fame Luncheon and the 2017 CCM / ECHL All-Star Classic presented by I LOVE NY. Select ECHL Skills competitions will be held the same night and will be incorporated into the evening’s events.

 

 

NEXT UP FOR THE ROYALS

FRIDAY, JANUARY 13

@ ELMIRA JACKALS

First Arena – Elmira, NY (7:05 pm)

SATURDAY, JANUARY 14

@ ELMIRA JACKALS

First Arena – Elmira, NY (7:05 pm)

 

MONDAY, JANUARY 16

v ELMIRA JACKALS

Santander Arena – Reading, PA (1:00 pm)

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Matinee

Buy One Ticket – Get One Free

Second in a Series of Four Bobblehead Giveaways: Olivier Labelle

Courtesy of Reading Health System

 

Broadcast:

Broadcast Begins 30 Minutes Prior to Opening Face-Off

With Pre-Game Warm-Up Show

 

Digital Stream on iHeartRadio Rumba 1340 – Reading

 

Road Games Only: BCTV Telecast in Berks County, PA

(Comcast Reading Cable Channel 15, Service Electric Cable Channel 19,

Comcast Southern Berks Channel 965)

Pay-Per-View Streaming Video at ECHL.TV

 

 

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