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Forward Johnny McInnis Joins Reading

Wednesday, December 21st
Forward Johnny McInnis Joins Reading

Reading, PA – The Reading Royals of the ECHL, affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League, today announced that forward Johnny McInnis has been added to the team’s roster. McInnis was acquired on Monday from the Utah Grizzlies as completion of the future considerations element of the trade that sent Mike Pelech to the Grizzlies on December 13. In a separate transaction, goaltender Martin Ouellette has been recalled to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms of the American Hockey League.

McInnis (6’2 / 211) (27), a third year pro who hails from Boston, Massachusetts, began the year with the Orlando Solar Bears of the ECHL where he recorded six points (3g-3a) and four penalty minutes in thirteen games before being traded to the Utah Grizzlies in late November. While with Utah, McInnis tacked on five points (2g-3a) in eight games. Last season, McInnis was sixth in scoring on Orlando with nineteen goals and twenty-two assists (forty-one points) in seventy-two games with the Solar Bears. McInnis, who has played 155 career ECHL games (40g-59a=99pts, 47 pims) began his pro career in 2014-15 with the Florida Everblades where he played twenty-eight games before being traded to the Solar Bears. Prior to turning pro, McInnis had a stellar four-year career at Minnesota State University-Mankato where he served as team captain in his senior season, leading the Mavericks to a WCHA tournament championship and the school’s second consecutive berth in the NCAA tournament. McInnis, who finished his collegiate career second all-time in school history with fourteen game winning goals, registered 79 points (43g-36a) and 26 penalty minute in 133 career games MNSU-Mankato.




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