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3 Royals sign professional try-outs for Phantoms training camp

Monday, September 23rd
3 Royals sign professional try-outs for Phantoms training camp

Reading, PA – The Reading Royals, proud ECHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers and Lehigh Valley Phantoms, announced Monday the Phantoms have signed defenseman Jeremy Beaudry and forwards Trevor Gooch and Trevor Yates to professional try-out contracts (PTOs) ahead of 2019 Lehigh Valley training camp. Beaudry, Gooch and Yates all agreed to ECHL contracts with the Royals for 2019-20.Additionally, four former Royals players are signed to AHL contracts with Lehigh Valley for this season: F Steven Swavely, D James de Haas, D Reece Willcox and D David Drake.Beaudry, 25, agreed to a contract with the Royals in July and is entering his third professional season. In 51 games last season, Beaudry scored six goals and 24 points with Wichita. He compiled 13 goals and 37 points (69 GP) as a rookie for the Thunder.Gooch, originally from Mantua, NJ, is starting his rookie season after scoring 11 goals and 23 points as a senior at Colorado College. He skated in three games with the Royals following his 4-year career with the Tigers. Prior to playing collegiately, Gooch skated for the Philadelphia Little Flyers (AtJHL) and Philadelphia Flyers Elite (USPHL Premier).Yates produced six goals and 15 points (15 GP) with Wheeling in the final two months of the ECHL season and also skated with Grand Rapids (AHL), Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL) and Toledo as a rookie.Single-game tickets and mini-plans are on sale by visiting royalshockey.com/promotions, calling 610-898-7825 and visiting Santander Arena and The Weidenhammer Box Office at 700 Penn Street, Reading, PA.The first Royals’ home game on Oct. 19 vs. Maine features a massive block party, games, food, drinks and a special “Downtown Alive” concert on Penn Street before the home opener.Reading’s new five-game mini-plan includes a meal for every game, a Reading Royals Hat, an exclusive fan experience, an autographed team picture and a guaranteed giveaway for each of the 5 games. Purchase your seat or seats today by calling 610-898-7825 or by visiting https://bit.ly/2LSHBp8.About the RoyalsThe Royals are entering their 19th ECHL season and are proudly affiliated with the NHL’s Philadelphia Flyers and AHL’s Lehigh Valley Phantoms. The Royals won the Kelly Cup in 2013, have made the playoffs 14 times, and are four-time division champions. The Berks County Convention Center Authority (BCCCA), founded in 1996, owns the Royals and oversees operations at Santander Arena and the Santander Arena Performing Arts Center.Listen to all Royals broadcasts at Mixlr.com/ReadingRoyals or by downloading the Mixlr App from the App Store or Google Play. All Royals away games are broadcasted on BCTV (Ch. 15 Comcast, Ch. 19 Service Electric) and Mixlr.