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Royals Announce Opening Day Roster

Thursday, October 11th
Royals Announce Opening Day Roster

Twelfth Season of Royals Hockey Kicks Off in Elmira, New York Against Elmira Jackals on Friday

Reading, PA – The Reading Royals of the ECHL, affiliate of the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League and the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League, today announced the team’s 2012-13 Opening Day Roster. The Royals Opening Day roster included twenty-four players (sixteen forwards, six defensemen, and two goaltenders) with twenty active players, two on the reserve list and two on the 21-Day Injured Reserve. In a transaction completed after the Royals’ Opening Day Roster was submitted to the league, defenseman Denny Urban was returned to the Royals from the Abbotsford Heat of the AHL, where he was attending training camp. Urban has now been added to the Royals’ current roster. Reading Royals 2012-13 Opening Day Roster Active Forwards (12)Alex BerryJulien CayerJoel ChampagneDavid CivitareseEthan CoxChris LangkowKirk MacDonaldDavid MarshallIan O’ConnorT.J. SynerYannick TifuDavid Vallorani Active Defensemen (6)Garrett ClarkeAdam ComrieBrett FlemmingBryant MolleDustin StevensonScott Wietecha Active Goaltenders (2)Philipp GrubauerBrandon Anderson Reserve List (2)Tyler Gron - ForwardJesse Todd - Forward 21 Day-Injured Reserve (2)Trevor Lewis (F) (Twenty-One Day Injured Reserve)Jay Silvia (F) (Twenty-One Day Injured Reserve) The Royals 2012-13 regular season presented by Steve Moyer Subaru opens in Elmira, New York, on Friday, October 12, 2012, when the team will take on the Elmira Jackals at 7:05 pm. That game, as with all Royals’ road games this year, will be televised live courtesy of Royals TV presented by Boscov’s Travel and Apple Vacations in Berks County, Pennsylvania, on BCTV. On Saturday, October 13, 2012, the Royals open the home season when the Titans visit the Sovereign Center at 7:05 pm. The Purple on Penn Street Pre-Game Party kicks off at 4:00 pm that day in front of the Sovereign Center. The first 2500 fans in attendance 18 and older receive a ‘New Beginning’ t-shirt with a Royals’ and Hershey Bears’ logo courtesy of Capital BlueCross. The first 5000 fans receive a 32 oz. re-fillable cup courtesy of Diamond Credit Union. Season Tickets for the 2012-13 Reading Royals are currently available. Call 610-898-7825 or visit www.royalshockey.com for more information.