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PREVIEW: Royals take on Thunder to kick off back-to-back on the road

Friday, January 28th
PREVIEW: Royals take on Thunder to kick off back-to-back on the road

The Reading Royals, proud affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers, play the Adirondack Thunder Friday, Jan. 28 at 7:00 p.m. at Cool Insuring Arena in Glens Falls, NY. This is the 6th of 15 meetings between the two teams this season. The Royals are 4-1-0 against the Thunder, scoring 20 goals and allowing 14.

The Royals defeated the Thunder Friday, Jan. 21, 5-2, on the road. After trailing by a pair of goals, Reading erased Adirondack’s 2-0 lead in the middle period with three-straight goals. Trevor Gooch lit the lamp first to cut the deficit in half before Anthony Gagnon and Dominic Cormier scored in a span of 30 seconds to give Reading the lead, 3-2.    

Patrick Bajkov and Patrick McNally extended the Royals’ lead to three-goals in the final period. Bajkov tallied his 15th goal of the season, the most goals scored on either teams’ roster. McNally is one point away from 100 pro career points while Bajkov skates in his 200th pro career game tonight.

The Royals sit in second place in the North Division. They play two games against divisional opponents before a three-game series with the first-place Newfoundland Growlers beginning on Feb. 2. Reading holds a 17-8-5-1 record with a .645 win percentage. They sit behind the Growlers with a .692 win percentage. The Growlers have played five fewer games than Reading and sit at the top of the North Division, with Trois-Rivieres hoisting a .589 win percentage in third. Maine holds fourth place at .515 and Adirondack sits in fifth posting a .484 win percentage. The Railers are last with a .438 win percentage in 32 games.UPCOMING GAMES: 


  • Happy Hour 6-7PM (1/2 off domestic beer)

  • Ice Angel trading card giveaway

  • 4 for $48 - 4 tickets, 4 burgers, 4 sodas

  • Flyers Friday presented by Deibler Dental - Paul Holmgren

  • Career Berks Free Student Tickets - Fevo.me/CRB0211

PINK IN THE RINK - 2/12/22

  • Pink and the Rink presented by Adams, LaVentura & Associates

  • Specialty Jersey

  • Infinity Scarf giveaway

  • Pink ice


  • Iron Man specialty jersey

  • Meet Iron Man

  • $1 candy bag

  • Poster giveaway

  • Post-Game Party presented by DoubleTree by Hilton Reading

Buy tickets HERE: www.royalshockey.com/promotionsReading Royals season, flex memberships and group tickets are available for the 2021-22 season by visiting the Royals’ box office at Santander Arena or by calling 610-898-7825.About the RoyalsThe Reading Royals, proud affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers and Lehigh Valley Phantoms, are entering their 20th season in the ECHL. They won their first Kelly Cup championship in 2013 and have clinched playoff berths in 10 of the previous 11 seasons. They are four-time division champions. The Berks County Convention Center Authority (BCCCA), founded in 1996, owns the Royals and oversees operations at Santander Arena.