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Philadelphia native F Corey Mackin inks ATO with Reading

Thursday, March 7th
Philadelphia native F Corey Mackin inks ATO with Reading

Mackin topped Ferris State with 10 goals this season

Reading, PA – The Reading Royals, proud ECHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers and Lehigh Valley Phantoms, announced Thursday the team has signed forward Corey Mackin to an amateur tryout contract (ATO). Mackin is a Philadelphia, PA native and captained Ferris State each of his last two collegiate seasons (2017-19). Reading has five Pennsylvania natives on the active roster: Mackin, Adam Schmidt (Warrington), Chris McCarthy (Collegeville), Nick Luukko (West Chester) and Joe Houk (Richboro). Mackin grew up in the Mayfair neighborhood of Philadelphia and attended 9th, 10th and 11th grade at Philadelphia’s Father Judge High School.Mackin topped Ferris State with ten goals this season and ranked second on the squad with 25 points. The 23-year-old also completed his junior campaign with 25 points (10g), which was tied for first among Bulldogs. During his sophomore campaign, Mackin received WCHA All-Second Team honors and finished with personal NCAA highs of 13 goals and 26 points. He stands 5-foot-8 and weighs 167 pounds.Mackin finished second or better on the Bulldogs in points in all four of his NCAA seasons. During the 2015-16 season, Mackin scored 25 points (10g) as a freshman, was selected WCHA Rookie of the Year and helped Ferris States reach the NCAA Elite Eight as the team won the WCHA Broadmoor Trophy (WCHA Postseason Conference Champions).For his NCAA career, Mackin scored 43 goals and 101 points in 149 games and missed two contests in his collegiate career. He generated seven multi-goal games with Ferris State.Prior to his NCAA in Big Rapids, MI, Mackin was named 2014-15 CJHL MVP, leading the BCHL in goals (50) and points (104) with Coquitlam. He was also honored by the BCHL as a finalist for the league’s Most Sportsmanlike Player Award.The Royals return home Fri., Mar. 15 at 7:00 p.m. for Mental Health Awareness Night against Indy. Get four burgers, four sodas and four tickets for $48.Next Home GamesFri., Mar. 15: Mental Health Awareness Night vs. Indy at 7:00 p.m.- 4-for-48 Family Four Pack: 4 tickets, 4 burgers and 4 sodas for $48 - Supporting mental health initiatives with the Royals - Enter for a chance to win a 2017 Toyota Camry, courtesy of AutoRide of Reading - Special Mental Health Awareness Jerseys- Meet Royals players after the game at DoubleTree's Cheers! Restaurant (701 Penn St.)Sat., Mar. 16: St. Hat Trick’s Day vs. Indy at 7:00 p.m.- Chance to win $10,000 if Royals player gets a hat trick- Free kids ticket game: Receive 1 free kids ticket (14 and under) for every adult ticket purchased- Ice Angels Dance Team poster giveaway and postgame autographs, pres. by Rieck's Printing- Enter for a chance to win a 2017 Toyota Camry, courtesy of AutoRide of Reading- Special St. Hat Trick's Day JerseysFri., Mar. 22: $1 Beer Night at 7:00 p.m. vs. Newfoundland, pres. by Deibler Dental- $1 Draft Beer- Enter for a chance to win a 2017 Toyota Camry, courtesy of AutoRide of ReadingAbout 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.