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Royals Open Three-Game Road Series With Admirals In Norfolk

Sunday, December 17th
Royals Open Three-Game Road Series With Admirals In Norfolk

Norfolk, VA – The Reading Royals, proud ECHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers and Lehigh Valley Phantoms, open a three-game series against the Norfolk Admirals on Wednesday, December 20 at 7:05 PM at the Norfolk Scope Arena.

The three-game series continues with the face-offs on Friday, December 22 at 7:05 PM and Saturday, December 23 at 6:05 PM against the Admirals at Norfolk Scope Arena. The Royals hold a record of 1-1 against Norfolk this season after splitting a two-game series on Wednesday, November 8 (6-5 OTW) and Saturday, November 11 (2-1 L) at Santander Arena.  

The Royals return home on Friday, December 29 to host the Worcester Railers at 7:00 p.m. at Santander Arena.The home game is the Royals' Hearing Loss Awareness Night presented by OneWell Health Care and Pennsylvania Walk4Hearing! The game will feature a pre-game Happy Hour (6-7 PM) and in-game elements catering to audiences with hearing impairments, including an interpreter and subtitles on the videoboard for the in-game entertainment.


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Royals Right Now:

Reading hoists a 7-12-1-1 record after defeating the Worcester Railers, 5-2, on Friday, December 15 at Santander Arena. Forward Shane Sellar scored his first professional career hat-trick and goaltender Parker Gahagen earned his first win in net as a Royal (1-2-0).

Forward Ryan Chyzowski leads the Royals in goals (10) while forwards Matt Brown and Joe Nardi tie for the team lead in assists (13) and points (19). Sellar has five goals in his last two games. 

Scouting the Admirals:

Norfolk (14-7-1-1) enters the Wednesday with 30 points through 23 games. Forward Mathieu Roy leads the Admirals in points (22) and goals (11). Forward Ryan Foss leads the team in assists (12).

The Admirals have split their previous six games at home, and have won four-straight games including six of their last seven contests overall. The Admirals swept the Trois-Rivières in a three-game road series where they outscored the Lions 12-5. Rookie forward Justin Robidas enters the series on a four-game point streak (4g-1a) and goals in his last three games.


The 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:                   

  • New Years Eve Pajama Party - Dec. 31 vs. Worcester
  • Clothe the Community Night - Jan. 12 vs. Maine - Presented by Community Aid Thrift Stores
    • Help us collect and provide clothing for our community with Community Aid Thrift Stores
  • Flyers Affiliation Night - Jan. 13 vs. Maine - Presented by Enersys
    • Join us in celebrating our affiliation with the Philadelphia Flyers and Lehigh Valley Phantoms!
    • Gritty appearance
    • City Edition specialty jersey
    • Slapshot Saturday presented by Albright College
    • Giveaway: Orange lunchbox


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.