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Royals Swamp Thunder in Pre-Season Opener, 6-2

  Click Here for the Box Score   Teams     Per: 1          2          3 REA:              1          4          1 =6 ADK:              1          1          0 =2   Records REA 1-0-0-0 ADK: 0-1-0-0   Goaltenders REA:  John Muse (37/39) (win) ADK:  Ken Appleby (14/20) (loss)   Power Play: REA: 1-3 ADK: 2-8   Reading, PA – The Reading […]

Royals Hire David Fine as Broadcaster and Director of Media Relations

  Reading, PA – The Reading Royals of the ECHL, affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League, today announced that the organization has hired David Fine as the team’s broadcaster and director of media relations. Fine, who will join the team in the immediate future, comes to Reading from the Tri-City Storm […]

Royals Add Defenseman Sam Posa to Training Camp Roster

Reading, PA – The Reading Royals of the ECHL, affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League, today announced that the team has added defenseman Saverio “Sam” Posa to the training camp roster. Posa returned to Reading today after being released from training camp with the Laval Rocket of the American Hockey League. […]

Royals Add Nick Luukko and Ryan Penny to Training Camp Roster

Reading, PA – The Reading Royals of the ECHL, affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League, today announced that the team has added defenseman Nick Luukko and forward Ryan Penny to the training camp roster. Luukko and Penny returned to Reading today after being released from training camp with the Providence Bruins […]

Royals Announce Training Camp Roster

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 Training Camp Roster. The Royals’ Training Camp Roster, which is currently comprised of twenty-six players (fifteen forwards, eight defensemen, and three goaltenders), is set out below. In a separate transaction announced […]

Royals Receive Twelve From Lehigh Valley

Reading, PA – The Reading Royals of the ECHL, affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League, today announced that the team has received twelve players from the Lehigh Valley Phantoms of the American Hockey League. Eight players (three forwards, three defensemen, and two goaltenders) under AHL contracts have been loaned by the […]

Royals Add Five with Tryout Agreements

Reading, PA – The Reading Royals of the ECHL, affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League, today announced that the team has signed five players to ECHL Tryout Agreements: forwards Dillan Fox and Al Graves; defensemen Ben Bauer and Sean Robertson; and goaltender Dylan Wells.   Fox (5’11 / 187) (26), who […]

Royals Hire Sherry Metzinger as Community Engagement Coordinator

Reading, PA – The Reading Royals of the ECHL, affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League, today announced that the organization has hired Sherry Metzinger as the team’s Community Engagement Coordinator.   In her new role, Metzinger will be responsible for proactively seeking and engaging the Royals’ organization in a wide range […]

Royals Agree to Terms with Forward Tyler Brown

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 Tyler Brown. He becomes the sixteenth player announced as signed by the Royals to a standard player’s contract for the 2017-18 season.   In addition […]

Royals Broadcaster Mark Thompson to Take Executive Position with USA Table Tennis

Reading, PA – The Reading Royals of the ECHL, affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League, today announced that Broadcaster Mark Thompson has informed the team he will be leaving his position with the club in early October. Thompson, who has served as the broadcaster, media relations director and hockey operations coordinator […]

Royals Ready to Celebrate Seventeenth Season of Purple-Pride with an Exciting Calendar of Promotional Events

Reading, PA – The Reading Royals of the ECHL, affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League, today announced the 2017-18 ‘Purple-Pride’ Promotional Calendar of Game Night Events, Appearances and Special Giveaways.   The seventeenth season of professional hockey in Reading revolves around six major can’t miss ‘sell-out’ game night extravaganzas beginning with […]