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Royals Clash With Thunder In Preseason Finale

Friday, October 13th
Royals Clash With Thunder In Preseason Finale

Reading, PA – The Reading Royals, proud affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers and Lehigh Valley Phantoms, close their preseason against the Adirondack Thunder on Friday, October 13 at 7:00 p.m. at Cool Insuring Arena. The Royals hold a 7-2-1-1 record against the Thunder across 11 consecutive preseason games since 2017. In preseason games at Cool Insuring Arena, the Royals hold a 4-1 record against the Thunder.

The Royals dropped their preseason opener to the Thunder in a shootout, 4-3, on Thursday, October 12 at Santander Arena. Forwards Tyson Fawcett, Alec Butcher and Yvan Mongo each notched a goal for Reading. Defenseman Adam Brubacher collected a pair of assists for a multi-point game. Goaltender Nolan Maier saved 29 of 32 shots faced. Eric Dop appeared in goal for 3:59 and saved the one shot he faced.

The Royals Training Camp roster includes 22 skaters and three goaltenders. Ten players appeared in at least one game for Royals during the 2022-23 season. The ten returning Royals include forwards Alec Butcher, Brendan Hoffmann, Houston Wilson, Yvan Mongo, Devon Paliani and Shane Sellar, defensemen Mike Chen, Tyler Heidt and Mason Millman as well as goaltender Nolan Maier.

The 22nd season of Reading Royals hockey begins on Thursday, October 20 with a season opener battle with the Newfoundland Growlers at 5:30 p.m. at the Mary Brown's Centre. The Royals host the Trois-Rivières Lions in their first home game of the season at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 28th. The Royals Opening Night presented by Supportive Concepts For Families features a pregame block party on Penn St. from 3-6 p.m. as well as a post-game firework show.

To secure your tickets to the home opener and all 36 home games this season, visit: royals hockey.com/tickets


Today's game will be streamed on the Royals Broadcast Network available on the following platforms: 


2023-24 Season Memberships

Reading Royals Season Memberships, six-game plans, ten-game plans, and group tickets are available for the 2023-24 season now 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 22nd season in the ECHL. They won their first Kelly Cup championship in 2013 and have clinched playoff berths in 12 of the previous 13 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.