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League-leading F Cuddemi signs PTO with Laval

Thursday, December 12th
League-leading F Cuddemi signs PTO with Laval

Reading, PA – The Reading Royals announced Thursday forward Ralph Cuddemi has signed a professional try-out contract (PTO) with the AHL’s Laval Rocket. It marks the first time Cuddemi, a fourth-year professional, has signed an AHL PTO during the regular season. The league leader in goals (21) and points (34), Cuddemi won Warrior Hockey ECHL Player of the Month in November. His performance last month included the fourth four-goal game in Royals history on Nov. 24 vs. Newfoundland.   The 26-year-old Canisius College graduate registered a career-long 13 game point streak this season, which last until Dec. 8.Cuddemi is 12 goals away from matching a single-season career high, which he established with Ft. Wayne and Wichita in 2017-18.The Royals are his fifth ECHL team and he has played in 237 career games (105g).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.