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Sandström reassigned to Lehigh Valley by Flyers

Wednesday, January 15th
Sandström reassigned to Lehigh Valley by Flyers

Reading, PA – The Reading Royals announced Wednesday goaltender Felix Sandström has been reassigned from Reading to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms by the Philadelphia Flyers. Sandström is 6-9-0-0 with Reading this season, posting two shutouts, a 3.78 goals against average and .877 save percentage.The 23-year-old native of Gävle, Sweden is 1-0-0-0 in his career with the Phantoms, stopping 40 shots (3 GA) Apr. 12, 2019 to defeat Providence.Sandström stands 6-foot-2 and weighs 196 pounds. The Flyers selected Sandström in the 3rd round, 70th overall at the 2015 NHL Entry Draft. Prior his career in North America, Sandström played in the SHL from 2014-19. While with HV71 last season, Sandström generated a 10-8-0 record, 2.18 goals against average and .910 save percentage.The upcoming homestand includes a 4-for-48 game (Jan. 17), dollar deal day (Jan. 19) and youth jersey giveaway (MLK Day – Jan. 20). Single-game tickets and mini-plans are on sale by visiting royalshockey.com/promotions, calling 610-898-7825 and visiting Santander Arena and The Weidenhammer Box Office at 700 Penn Street, Reading, PA.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.