The Reading Royals, proud affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers and Lehigh Valley Phantoms, open a three-game road-trip with two games against the Maine Mariners on Friday, November 11th and Saturday, November 12th.Game one of the two-game series is tonight at 7:15 p.m. at Cross Insurance Arena. This is the first meeting between the Royals and Mariners since the opening round of the 2022 Kelly Cup Playoffs. Reading defeated Maine in six games, four games to two to advance to the North Division Final Series.
Reading improved to 2-4-1 on the season after defeating Wheeling in their previous game, 4-3, on Saturday, November 5th at Santander Arena. The Royals scored three power play goals, their fourth game with a power play goal across their last five games. Forward Max Newton scored two goals in the first period before Shane Sellar scored 94 seconds into the second period. For Reading, half of their goals scored this season (8 of 16) have been scored in the first period. Newton and Sellar each added assists to their stat sheet in the series finale victory over Wheeling. Additionally, forwards Trey Bradley and Charlie Gerard each earned multi-point games as well. Bradley (1 G, 2 A) scored his first goal as a Royal while Gerard (2 A) improved his point streak to three games which he began since joining the Royals on Saturday, October 30th.Rookie goaltender Nolan Maier earned his first win of his professional career in Reading's last game on Saturday, November 5th. Maier stopped 30 of 33 shots faced from Wheeling's offense to improve to 1-2-1 in his rookie campaign.Reading holds fourth place in the North Division with a .357 win percentage. Reading has played one less game compared to Maine, Newfoundland and Worcester who rank above the Royals in the divisional standings. Maine holds third place in the North Division with a .500 win percentage across eight games this season. Worcester ranks in first place with an undefeated 9-0-0 record while the Growlers have yet to lose in regulation with a 7-0-1 record. Adirondack has the fewest amount of games played in the division (6) and posts a 1-4-1 record in fifth place. Norfolk sits at the bottom of the division with a 1-8-0 record.The Mariners fell to 4-4 on the season after dropping two-straight games to the Newfoundland Growlers. In their previous game on Saturday, November 5th, Maine allowed four goals in the first period and failed to score on any of their seven power play chances in a 5-2 loss to the Growlers. Royals forward Max Newton has scored eight points in his last six games (4 G, 4 A) while forward Trey Bradley has seven assists in his last five games (1 G, 6 A) and Charlie Gerard has four points in his last three games (2 G, 2 A). Forward Nick Master leads the Mariners with ten points and ties for the team lead in goals (5) with Nick Jermain. Master has scored three points in a single game twice this season, including his second professional career hat trick which he scored on Sunday, October 30th against the Norfolk Admirals.
Today's game will be streamed on the Royals Broadcast Network available on the following platforms:
- La Noche de Los Reales presented by Anewalk Landscape Contracting - Nov. 18 vs. Adirondack
- Celebrate Latin American culture with Latin dance groups and music at Santander Arena.
- Specialty Latin America themed jerseys available for pre-order.
- 4 for $60 Ticket Deal.
- We Hate the Royals Night - Nov. 20 vs. Adirondack
- We celebrate everything that the haters can't stand about the Reading Royals! Get your dislikes at the ready.
- Players reading mean tweets!
- Take your holiday photo on the ice post-game.
- Join us after the game at our Post-Game Party at the Doubletree across from Santander Arena. All are welcome!
- Pride Night - Dec. 2 vs. Norfolk
- The Royals are celebrating their first ever Pride Night with the help of LGBT. Center of Greater Reading
- Pride Dri-Fit headband giveaway.
Join the Reading Royals for FOUR of our biggest games of the year at home! Four-game plan ticket package includes tickets to the following specialty games:
Affiliation Night - January 28th @7:00 p.m.
Pink in the Rink - February 4th @7:00 p.m.
St. Hattrick's Day - March 18th @7:00 p.m.
Fandemonium - April 15th @7:00 p.m.
In addition to a ticket to each game, you will get a burger and soda per ticket, as well as a Royals hat. Contact the Royals front office for pricing details. Quantities are limited so reserve your seat now!2022-23 Season Memberships
Reading Royals season tickets, flex memberships and group tickets are available for the 2022-23 season by visiting the Royals’ box office at Santander Arena or by calling 610-898-7825.
About the Royals
The Reading Royals, proud affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers and Lehigh Valley Phantoms, are in their 21st season in the ECHL. They won their first Kelly Cup championship in 2013 and have clinched playoff berths in 11 of the previous 12 seasons. They are five-time division champions and were the 2021-22 Eastern Conference champion. The Berks County Convention Center Authority (BCCCA), founded in 1996, owns the Royals and oversees operations at Santander Arena.