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Royals Host Growlers For First Time In Rematch Of North Division Final

Tuesday, November 14th
Royals Host Growlers For First Time In Rematch Of North Division Final

Reading, PA – The Reading Royals, proud affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers and Lehigh Valley Phantoms, host the Newfoundland Growlers at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, November 17 for a WhoDunIt? Night promotional game at Santander Arena. The home game will feature mystery themed games around the concourse, a pre-game Happy Hour from 6-7 PM, and events throughout the game tied to helping Slapshot find his missing hat.

Get tickets for the Royals WhoDunIt? Night game on Nov. 17: royalshockey.com/tickets


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Royals Right Now:

Reading posts a 2-6-1-1 record after splitting their two-game series against the Norfolk Admirals at home on Wednesday, November 8 (6-5 OTW) and Saturday, November 11 (2-1 L). Forward Ryan Chyzowski leads the Royals in goals (10) and points (14) through ten games this season. Devon Paliani leads the team in assists (8).

Chyzowski is tied for the league lead in goals (10) and leads the Royals in points (14). He had his career high six-game goal streak snapped on Saturday. He finished with seven goals and 10 points in the six-game stretch.

Scouting the Growlers:

Newfoundland (5-5-2-0) has opened their season with 12 points through 12 games. Rookie forward Jackson Berezowksi leads the Growlers in assists (11), points (16) and his tied for second on the team in goals (5) with forward Tate Singleton behind Grant Cruikshank (7). Defenseman Jonny Tychonik leads the blue line in points (7).

The Growlers enter Santander Arena with a 0-2-1-0 record on the road and a two-game point streak (1-0-1). They suffered an overtime loss on Sunday, November 12, 2-1, against Worcester after shutting out the Railers, 4-0, on Friday, November 10. The Growlers welcomed back 2019 Kelly Cup Playoff Most Valuable Player Zach O’Brien on Friday, November 10 after he went overseas to begin the 2023-24 season.

O'Brien returns as the club’s all-time leader in goals (104), assists (175), points (279) and games played (206). His 87-point season from 2022-23 is the most points recorded by a single player in a single season in franchise history.


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

FloSports: flosports.link/3yarTg4

Mixlr: mixlr.com/readingroyals


Upcoming Games:                   

  • Scooby Doo / Pucks & Paws Night - Nov. 18 vs. Newfoundland
    • Join Scooby and the gang with your pups at our furriest game of the season!
    • Bring your dog to the game
    • Meet local dog shelters and sanctuaries
    • Intermission small dog race
    • Scooby Doo specialty jersey
    • Slapshot Saturday presented by Albright College
  • Christmas in Margaritaville - Dec. 2 vs. Kalamazoo
    • Enjoy a margarita and holiday tunes with Slapshot and Santa!
    • 'Pictures with Santa' photo station
    • Hawaiian Christmas specialty jersey
    • Slapshot Saturday presented by Albright College
    • Giveaway: Hawaiian shirts
  • La Noche de Los Royales - Dec. 8 vs. Trois-Rivières - Presented by Visions Federal Credit Union
    • Latin American music and dance performances
    • Spanish speaking in-arena host
    • Slapshot Saturday presented by Albright College


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.