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Cuddemi wins Player of the Month for November

Tuesday, December 3rd
Cuddemi wins Player of the Month for November

4th Royal ever to win Player of Month award

PRINCETON, N.J. – Reading Royals forward Ralph Cuddemi has been named the Warrior Hockey ECHL Player of the Month for November, the fourth time ever a Royals player has received the honor. Cuddemi scored 12 goals and added nine assists for 21 points in 13 games during the month. He is the first Royals player to score at least 12 goals and 21 points in a month since Andrew Sarauer, who did it in March 2010 (12g, 23 pts.). Cuddemi and former Reading forward Matt Willows have both won the award since Kirk MacDonald became Head Coach in Apr. 2017.Royals Named Player of the MonthF Ralph Cuddemi (12g, 21 pts., 13 GP) – Nov. 2019F Matt Willows (3g, 16 pts., 14 GP) – Jan. 2018F Yannick Tifu (8g, 8a, 16 pts., 11 GP) – Dec. 2012F Ben Gordon (6g, 14a, 10 GP) – Dec. 2009The 26-year-old tallied at least one goal in seven games, including three multi-goal efforts. He tied the Royals’ single-game record with four goals in a 7-2 win against Newfoundland on Nov. 24. Cuddemi picked up at least one point in 12 of his 13 November outings, and had four multi-point games. He was named ECHL Player of the Week for the week ending Nov. 24 after posting six goals and an assist in three games during the week.A native of Concord, Ontario, Cuddemi leads the ECHL with 19 goals and 32 points in 22 games this season.Cuddemi has recorded 203 points (103g-100a) in 234 career ECHL games with Reading, Wichita, Fort Wayne, Utah and Florida.Prior to turning pro, Cuddemi tallied 123 points (61g-62a) in 154 career games at Canisius College.Upcoming Home Games Friday, Dec. 13 at 7:00 p.m. vs. Brampton (Star Wars Night): Character Appearances | Lightsaber Training Session | Free Souvenir Cup Refills | Postgame Party with players at Cheers! Restaurant at the DoubleTree Hotel.Saturday, Dec. 14 at 7:00 p.m. vs. Brampton (Affiliation Night) Toss Bears on the ice after the Royals’ first goal | Plush Bear giveaway to first 1,500 fans | Slapshot invites local mascots including Flyers Mascot Gritty to the game | Gritty Meet and Greet Add-Ons Available | Philadelphia Flyers Theme Affiliation Jerseys - Game Worn Jersey Auction Online | $1 Frozen Treats 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.