Reading, PA – The Reading Royals announced Wednesday forward Matthew Gaudreau has been reassigned to Reading from the AHL’s Stockton Heat.A third-year professional, Gaudreau signed an AHL deal with Stockton in August. He played his first two ECHL campaigns with Worcester and compiled 24 goals and 60 points in 88 games. In the AHL with Bridgeport, the 24-year-old scored one goal and five points in 17 contests.Last season, Gaudreau tallied 12 goals and 33 points in 50 games with the Railers.Week in Review Monday: Royals sign 3x Hershey Bears captain Garrett MitchellTuesday: Reigning ECHL Defenseman of the Year Eric Knodel loaned to Reading from Lehigh Valley | 2017-18 ECHL Community Service Award winner defenseman Jeremy Beaudry rejoins RoyalsWednesday: Forward Matthew Gaudreau reassigned to Royals from StocktonMore Gaudreau notesIn his career against the Royals, Gaudreau scored three goals and seven points in 14 games.The Carneys Point, NJ native stands 5-foot-9 and weighs 160 pounds.In his senior season at Boston College, Gaudreau led the school with 27 assists and was tied for the Eagles lead in points (35). He skated for Boston College from 2013-17. Stockton is the AHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames, the team that Matthew’s older brother, Johnny, plays for.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.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.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.
F Matthew Gaudreau reassigned to Royals from Stockton
Wednesday, October 2nd