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Royals battle with Admirals in midweek face off

Wednesday, March 16th
Royals battle with Admirals in midweek face off

The Reading Royals, proud affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers, play the Norfolk Admirals Wednesday, Mar. 16th at 7:30 p.m. at Norfolk Scope Arena. This is the seventh of nine meetings between the two teams this regular season. The Admirals have won their last two games while the Royals have won nine of their last ten games.

Reading defeated Norfolk in their last meeting, 2-1, Sunday, Nov. 21 at Santander Arena.

Jared Brandt’s first professional goal and a 23 save performance by Hayden Hawkey propelled the Royals over the Admirals at home. Reading is 4-0-2 this season against Norfolk and have won the last three meetings.

The Royals got on the board 6:37 into the opening period. Jared Brand ripped a slapshot past Beck Warm’s glove save attempt for the first goal of his professional career to give Reading the early lead, 1-0. 

Reading gained insurance in the third period with a goal by Jacob Pritchard amidst a goalmouth scuffle that caught Warm out of position in his crease. The Admirals answered back, but could not complete the comeback. After Nick Schaus fired the puck from the blue line past Hawkey’s blocker side, the Royals’ netminder saved the final five shots he faced to preserve the Royals' 2-1 win. 

The Royals hold first place in the North Division as they play their third of three-straight games against non-divisional opponents. Reading hoists a 32-12-6-2 record with a .692 point percentage. They sit ahead of the Newfoundland Growlers who are in second with a .657 point percentage. The divisional standings follow with Trois-Rivières in third holding a .520 point percentage while Worcester sits in fourth place with .519 point percentages and Maine falls to fifth place with a .500 point percentage. Adirondack is in last place with a .444 point percentage in 54 games. 



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About the Royals

The 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.