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Royals acquire G Danny Tirone

Sunday, January 19th
Royals acquire G Danny Tirone

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Reading, PA – The Reading Royals announced Sunday the team acquired goaltender Danny Tirone from Cincinnati for future considerations. Tirone started this season in the SPHL with Fayetteville, going 7-1-1-0 (9 GP, 17 GA). He later played once with Norfolk (0-0-1-0, 1.88 GAA, .900 sv.%).Tirone had 40-plus saves in 18 games during his NCAA career with the University of New Hampshire (2014-18). In December of his sophomore year, he had a career-high 50-save game that ended in a 3-3 tie against Maine in which Tirone stopped six shots by then Black Bear Steven Swavely. Tirone had 3,637 saves for the Wildcats, which is the all-time career saves record at UNH.Following a 125-game NCAA tenure, he finished the 2017-18 season with the Wheeling Nailers (2 GP). Tirone won his first professional game vs. Indy the next season while with Wheeling.The 25-year old goaltender from Trumbull, CT weighs 175 pounds, stands at 5-foot-11 and catches from his right hand.Reading hosts Worcester at 4:00 p.m. Sunday and 1:00 p.m. Monday. 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.