Reading, PA - The Reading Royals, proud ECHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers and Lehigh Valley Phantoms, announced Sunday defenseman James de Haas has been recalled from loan by the Phantoms. The third-year professional from Mississauga, ON has skated in five games with Reading and one with Lehigh Valley this season.The Royals travel to Maine to face the Mariners Monday at 7:00 p.m.He has scored combined to score seven goals and 39 points in his career; five of those goals came with Reading as a rookie in 2017-18. Last season, the 6-foot-4, 209-lb., left-handed shot scored his only goal of the season at Bridgeport and spent the entire season with the Phantoms (48 GP, 10 pts.).The Clarkson University graduate served as Golden Knights captain his senior season (7g, 29 pts.) and ripped in 24 NCAA goals (74 pts.) in 149 games.This is the second time the Phantoms have recalled de Haas from Reading this campaign.
About the RoyalsThe Royals are in 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.