Matthew Gaudreau loaned to Reading
Reading, PA – The Reading Royals announced Thursday forward Matthew Gaudreau has been assigned to Reading from the AHL’s Stockton Heat. Gaudreau signed an AHL contract with Stockton in the 2019 offseason and started the season in Reading, scoring seven goals and 16 points in 14 games. He was named the AMI Graphics ECHL Plus-Performer of the Month for October (+8) and is tied with Eric Knodel for the team plus-minus lead (+12). Following a Nov. 15 recall to Stockton, he posted an even rating in four games with the Heat.He has scored 31 goals and 76 points in 102 ECHL games. He played in 17 games with Bridgeport from 2017-19 and scored five points (1g).Gaudreau joins the Royals as the team prepares for a weekend back-to-back at Brampton on Saturday at 7:15 p.m. and Sunday at 2:00 p.m. The Royals return home for Star Wars Night Fri., Dec. 13 at 7:00 p.m. and Affiliation Night, pres. by The Works in Wyomissing, with the team’s annual Teddy Bear Toss Sat., Dec. 14 at 7:00 p.m.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 TreatsAbout 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.