READING, PA - The Reading Royals, proud affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers and Lehigh Valley Phantoms, conclude a two-game series against the Wheeling Nailers on Saturday, November 5th at 7:00 p.m. EST at Santander Arena. Tonight's game is Military Appreciation Night and "Touch a Truck" happening outside Santander arena beginning at 4:00 p.m. on Penn St. Honor veterans and active duty men and women who have served and are currently serving in the United States military at the game featuring specialty jerseys worn by the Royals on the ice. Pick up your Royals' themed camo fanny pack in the giveaway to fans at the game.
Reading fell to 1-4-1 on the season falling to Wheeling in their previous game, 2-1, on Friday, November 4th at Santander Arena. Each team scored on one of four power play chances. For Reading, Six of their twelve goals this season have been scored in the first period. Multi-point games for Wheeling forward Carter Johnson (2 A) and defenseman Josh Maniscalco (1 G, 1 A) edged Wheeling over the Royals in the first of two games in two days between the two ECHL affiliates of NHL teams in Pennsylvania (Wheeling - Pittsburgh Penguins).
Reading is tied for fifth place in the North Division with Norfolk. Both teams hoist a .167 win percentage across six games this season. Reading has played one less game compared to Trois-Rivières, Maine and Newfoundland who rank above the Royals in the divisional standings. Maine and Trois-Rivières hold third and fourth place in the North Division with a .571 and .286 win percentage respectively across seven games this season. Worcester trails Newfoundland for the division lead in second place with an undefeated 6-0 record and one less game played than the Growlers. Adirondack has the fewest amount of games played in the division(5) and posts a winless record of 0-4-1. The Nailers improve to 2-3 after winning their first road game of the season over the Royals on Friday, November 4th, 2-1. Wheeling has won their past two games after capturing the series opener over the Royals, 2-1, following a shutout victory over the Iowa Heartlanders, 2-0, on Sunday, October 30th.The Nailers are tied for fourth place in the Central Division with Kalamazoo. Both teams post a .400 win percentage across five games this season. They sit tied for eighth in the Western Conference with Kalamazoo and Allen who also hold the same win percentage (.400) and games played (5).Royals forward Max Newton has scored five points in his last five games (2 G, 3 A) while forward Trey Bradley has four assists in his last four games. Nailers forward Sean Josling has scored three goals in his last four games.
Today's game will be streamed on the Royals Broadcast Network available on the following platforms:
- La Noche de Los Royales 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.
- 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 entering 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.