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Evan Barratt Named Inglasco ECHL Player of the Week

Tuesday, March 7th
Evan Barratt Named Inglasco ECHL Player of the Week

Reading, PA - The Reading Royals, proud affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers and Lehigh Valley Phantoms, announced Tuesday that forward Evan Barratt has been named the Inglasco ECHL Player of the Week for Feb. 27-March 5. This is the first time Barratt has earned the weekly honor in his ECHL career.

“It’s always nice when you get recognized for your hard work, but it’s not possible without a lot of really good plays from my teammates,” Barratt said.Barratt scored six goals and added two assists for eight points in three games against Trois-Rivières last week.

The 24-year-old had a goal and an assist in a 7-5 win on Friday, notched his first professional career hat-trick and added an assist in a 5-1 victory on Saturday, and scored a pair of goals in a 6-4 loss on Sunday.Barratt became the 49th player in franchise history to record three goals in a game on Saturday and registered the first hat-trick of the season for a Royals skater. Barratt previously recorded a hat-trick in his sophomore season (2018-19) at Penn State University (NCAA) against the University of Michigan on November 17, 2018.

Under a National Hockey League contract with Philadelphia, Barratt has posted 25 points (11 G, 14 A) in 28 games with the Royals this season while adding one assist in two games with Lehigh Valley of the American Hockey League.

A native of Bristol, Pennsylvania, Barratt has totaled 43 points (19 G, 24 A) in 94 career AHL games with Rockford and Lehigh Valley.

Prior to turning pro, Barratt posted 95 points (39g-56a) in 98 career games at Penn State University and 41 points (16g-25a) in 61 career games in the United States Hockey League with the U.S. National Under-17 and Under-18 Teams.

On behalf of Evan Barratt, 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 47,000 pucks to youth hockey organizations in ECHL cities.

-Upcoming Games:                 

  • Go Green Night - Mar. 17 vs. Atlanta
    • The Royals express their allegiance to minimalizing environmental impact presented by Enhancity.
    • Berks Nature water bottle giveaway for the first 500 fans that visit their table.
    • 4 for $60 deal including 4 tickets, 4 hot dogs, 4 drinks, and 4 pairs of thundersticks. Presented by Deibler Dental
    • $2 off domestic draft beers 6-7:00 PM
    • Green ice
  • St.Hat-Trick's Day - Mar. 18 vs. Atlanta
    • The Royals show their Irish pride in their annual game presented by Enhancity.
    • Green Royals puck bottle opener giveaway (first 1500)
    • $10,000 giveaway
    • Green beer and ice
    • $2 off craft draft beers 6-7:00 PM
    • Teachers Appreciation Night presented by Customers Bank
    • Slapshot Saturdays: pre-game photo on ice with Slapshot from 6:00-6:15 below section 109
    • Live post-game specialty jersey auction
  • Pucks & Paws - Mar. 19 vs. Atlanta
    • Bring your dog to the game!
    • Pet Food Drive Humane Pennsylvania
    • Small dog race on-ice during intermission
    • $1.00 hot dogs, popcorn, chips at select locations
    • $1.00 kids ticket with purchase of an adult ticket

2022-23 & 2023-24 Season Memberships

Reading Royals season tickets, flex memberships and group tickets are available for the 2022-23 & 2023-24 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.