Reading, PA – The Reading Royals, proud ECHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers and Lehigh Valley Phantoms, announced Saturday goaltender Branden Komm has been returned on loan from Lehigh Valley.Komm, 27, was recalled by Lehigh Valley Jan. 23 and played Feb. 2 at Hershey, denying 31 shots (2 GA) in a loss to the Bears. In the AHL this season, Komm is 1-2-0 with a 3.28 goals against average and .908 save percentage. With the Royals, Komm has pitched a 5-3-1-1 record to go along with a 2.67 goals against average and .907 save percentage.In his Royals career, the Williamsville, NY native has gone 11-5-3-1 in 23 games (2.39 GAA, .927 sv. %). The Royals acquired him one season ago from Manchester in exchange for the ECHL rights to defenseman Adam Comrie. Komm began his Royals career with four straight wins and consecutive shutouts, the only goalie in team history to accomplish that feat.In 2016-17, Komm played for Idaho and ranked 10th in the ECHL with a 2.69 goals against average and .917 save percentage.The Bentley University graduate is in his fifth professional season.
Next Home GamesSat., Feb. 9: Pink in the Rink vs. Brampton at 7:00 p.m.1) 2nd of 3 games honoring the American Cancer Society2) Royals will wear specialty pink jerseys3) Ladies Night4) Enter for a chance to win a 2017 Toyota Camry, courtesy of AutoRide of ReadingMon., Feb. 11: Player Cards and Player Autograph session vs. Brampton at 7:00 p.m.1) Postgame player autograph session and player card giveaway, pres. by Rieck's PrintingWed., Feb. 20: Player Cards and Player Autograph session vs. Maine at 7:00 p.m.1) Postgame player autograph session and player card giveaway, pres. by Rieck's PrintingAbout the RoyalsThe Royals are in their 18th ECHL season and 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 nine straight seasons and are four-time division champions.Listen to all Royals broadcasts at Mixlr.com/ReadingRoyals or by downloading the Mixlr App from the App Store or Google Play.