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Royals announce season-opening roster

Thursday, October 10th
Royals announce season-opening roster

Season starts Friday at Newfoundland

Reading, PA – Head Coach Kirk MacDonald has announced the Reading Royals’ 25-man opening night roster for the 2019-20 season, pres. by Tower Health UPMC Health Plan. The roster features eight players that skated for the Royals in 2018-19. The regular season opens Friday at Newfoundland (5:30 p.m. EST) and the Royals home opener is Sat., Oct. 19 vs. Maine at 7:00 p.m. The Royals will host a watch party for tomorrow’s opener at Saucony Creek Franklin Station Brewpub (700 S. 7th Street, Reading, PA) starting at 5:00 p.m.Goaltenders (3)#32 Felix Sandstrom#35 Trevor Gorsuch#72 Kirill UstimenkoDefenseman (8)#3 Rob Michel#5 Eric Knodel#6 Garrett Cecere#8 David Drake (I.R.)#19 Garret Cockerill#27 Jeremy Beaudry#75 Cameron Heath#77 Jimmy MazzaForwards (13)#7 Trevor Gooch#9 Brayden Low#11 Matty Gaudreau#12 Steven Swavely#13 Olivier Labelle#15 Trevor Yates#16 Hayden Hodgson#18 Judd Peterson (I.R.)#21 Frank DiChiara#23 Pascal Laberge#28 Ralph Cuddemi#36 Garrett Mitchell#67 Max Willman#81 Corey MackinReading opens the season with three games at the Newfoundland Growlers: Oct. 11, Oct. 12 and Oct. 15 (all 5:30 p.m. EST puck drops). Coverage of all three games is available to watch on BCTV (Channel 15 Comcast, Channel 19 Service Electric) and listen to on mixlr.com/readingroyals.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.