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Swavely loaned to Royals, Robertson signs contract

Thursday, October 26th
Swavely loaned to Royals, Robertson signs contract

Royals host Toledo tonight at 7 p.m.

Reading, PA – Forward Steven Swavely has been loaned to the Reading Royals from the Lehigh Valley Phantoms (AHL) and defenseman Sean Robertson has signed an ECHL Standard Player Contract with Reading, the team announced Thursday. Swavely will wear #12 and Robertson will don #55.

Swavely, a native of Reading, PA, generated 18 goals and 39 points with the Royals last season. He has registered an assist in two games with Lehigh Valley this year. The former University of Maine Captain is in his second professional season.

Robertson was in training camp with the Royals on a tryout agreement. He started the season Fayetteville (SPHL) and had a goal and two points in his only game. He has seven games of ECHL experience and played with Utah last season.

Reading plays its third straight home game Thursday at 7 p.m. against Toledo. Thursday’s game is a postgame photo and autograph session with four Royals players, courtesy of Rieck’s Printing. The Royals complete a four-game home stand this Sunday, Oct. 29 at 4:00 p.m. against Adirondack. It’s a Halloween Game, featuring dollar-dog day, special Halloween jerseys, a Halloween costume contest and a team photo giveaway to the first 2,500 fans, brought to you by Rieck’s Printing.

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About the RoyalsThe Royals have been owned by serial entrepreneur Jack Gulati since 2014 and are in their 17th ECHL season. Proudly affiliated with the NHL’s Philadelphia Flyers and AHL’s Lehigh Valley Phantoms, Reading plays in the Santander Arena, located in downtown Reading, PA at 700 Penn Street. The Royals won the Kelly Cup in 2013, have made the playoffs in eight straight seasons and are four-time division champions.

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Broadcast CoverageAll Royals game can be heard on Rumba 1340 AM and the iHeartRadio app by searching “Rumba 1340”. The pregame show starts 15 minutes before puck drop. Watch Royals games on ECHL.tv. Reading away games locally on BCTV.