Princeton, NJ – Reading Royals forward Trevor Gooch is the Inglasco ECHL Player of the Week for Jan. 27-Feb. 2. Gooch scored five goals, added an assist and was a +7 in two games at Worcester last week. It's the first time of Gooch's career he's won the award and second time this season a Royals player has earned the distinction (Ralph Cuddemi - Nov. 18-24). The 26-year-old notched a hat trick and added an assist in a 5-1 win on Friday and added a pair of goals in a 6-2 victory on Saturday. His Friday hat trick was the first time he had three goals in a game since he played for the Philadelphia Flyers Elite (USPHL) in 2014-15. He scored five goals and six points in 80:06, which ended at 7:11 of the second period Saturday with his second strike of the middle period.A native of Mantua, New Jersey, Gooch has posted 20 points (11g-9a) in 35 games with the Royals this season.Prior to turning pro, Gooch tallied 56 points (28g-28a) in 135 career games at Colorado College.On behalf of Trevor Gooch, a case of pucks will be donated to a Reading youth hockey organization by Inglasco, the exclusive puck supplier of the ECHL. Since beginning its sponsorship of the award in 2000-01, Inglasco has donated more than 41,000 pucks to youth hockey organizations in ECHL cities.The Reading Royals invite all to come to the team’s Pink in the Rink game on Sat., Feb. 8 at 7:00 p.m. for a chance to be named as the 3-millionth fan in Royals history. One lucky fan will be selected randomly and be given a special gameday experience and prizes for being the 3-millionth fan ever to attend a Royals home game. The Pink in the Rink Game is presented by Adams & Associates, Alvernia University and Lamar Advertising. In addition to the 3-millionth fan celebration, the Pink in the Rink game features special pink ice, breast cancer awareness jerseys, $1 Pink Rose draft cider and a fleece blanket giveaway to the first 1,500 fans in attendance. The day is part of a doubleheader of hockey at Santander Arena; fans that purchase a ticket also receive admission to Alvernia University’s women’s hockey game at 2:00 p.m. vs. Manhattanville College.Single-game tickets are available here and groups of 10 or more receive ticket discounts plus food and a hat. Call 610-898-7825 for details or visit royalshockey.com/promotions for details.Upcoming Home Games: royalshockey.com/promotions Fri., Feb. 7 at 7:00 p.m. vs. Atlanta (Ladies Night/Wine Tasting)Free Wine Tasting on the concourse with Deerfoot Vineyards, Black River Farms, King Cole Winery and RoseLawn Bistro | College ID Night: $5 tickets with valid college ID at box office| $1 SmoothiesSat., Feb. 8 at 7:00 p.m. vs. Wheeling (Pink in the Rink)Royals play on pink ice with Fleece Blanket Giveaway to the first 1,500 fans | Breast Cancer Awareness Jerseys$1 Pink Rose Draft Cider | Doubleheader: 1 ticket also gets you admission to the Alvernia Women’s Hockey Game at 2:00 p.m.Sun., Feb. 16 at 4:00 p.m. vs. Worcester (Kids Club Game)Last free postgame skate of the season, presented by Body Zone | Team Photo Giveaway | $1 Hot Dog, $1 Soda & $1 Nacho Concession Special Pricing | Game Included Kids Club Packages presented by Applebee’s, Schuykill Valley Sports and YMCA of Reading and Berks County (Sign Ups Available)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.
Gooch named Inglasco ECHL Player of the Week
Monday, February 3rd