Reading, PA – The Reading Royals, proud ECHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers and Lehigh Valley Phantoms, announced Wednesday defenseman James de Haas has been recalled from loan by Lehigh Valley. In nine Royals games, de Haas has added one assist and six penalty minutes. The third-year professional has registered an assist in his first ten AHL games of 2019-20.Lehigh Valley loaned de Haas to Reading last week; he skated in the last four Royals games and generated his first ECHL point of the season Jan. 4 vs. Worcester. For his Royals career, de Haas has played 32 games (5g, 14a).In 2.5 seasons with Lehigh Valley, de Haas has two goals, 22 points and 36 penalty minutes. The Clarkson University graduate was drafted in the sixth round of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft by Detroit (170th overall). Home Game Friday: royalshockey.com/promotions Fri., Jan. 10 at 7:00 p.m. vs. Wheeling, pres. by CJ Hummels: Kendal Conrad Performance at the Game |Line Dancing presented by CJ Hummel's | Live DJ | Country Western Themed Game | $1 Chili Cheese FriesAbout 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 2019-20 season is pres. by Tower Health UPMC Health Plan. 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.
D James de Haas recalled by Lehigh Valley
Wednesday, January 8th