Reading, PA – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms have recalled defenseman James de Haas from the Reading Royals, the teams announced Wednesday. In four games this season, de Haas has three assists, tied for the most among Royals defensemen.
The 23-year-old is the first Royals player moved to Lehigh Valley this season. The native of Mississauga, ON is in his rookie season. Last year, de Haas captained Clarkson University and recorded the most points by a Golden Knights blueliner (29) in 14 seasons.
Reading plays five road games in six days, starting this Friday at Worcester for a 7:05 p.m. puck drop. The next home game is Sat., Nov. 11 vs. Jacksonville at 7 p.m. for Veteran’s Appreciation Night and a Royals rally towel giveaway to the first 2,500 fans, courtesy of U.G.I. Utilities.
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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 are show locally on BCTV.