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Royals Host Mariners for 1 PM Puck Drop on MLK Day

Sunday, January 14th
Royals Host Mariners for 1 PM Puck Drop on MLK Day

Reading, PA – The Reading Royals, proud ECHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers and Lehigh Valley Phantoms, conclude a three-game home series with the Maine Mariners on Monday, January 15 at 1:00 PM at Santander Arena.

The Royals third home game of 2024 is their MLK Day promotional game. Fans can enjoy a kids' jersey GIVEAWAY, free parking and a post-game skate on the ice with Royals players. Entry to the skate is included with your ticket! Fans must bring their own skates & drop them off at the info desk in sec. 101 before the game.

Kids 12 and under receive FREE admission to the 1 PM game! For each regularly-priced individual game ticket purchased, adults can add up to two additional free tickets.

Kids tickets can be secured HERE | Order tickets: royalshockey.com/tickets


Royals Right Now:

The Royals hoist a 14-16-1-1 record after falling to the Mainers on Saturday, January 13, 6-4. The Royals took the series opener over the Mariners, 1-0, behind Parker Gahagen's 12th professional career shutout. Gahagen's 40-saves matched his single-game season high this season.

Matt Brown leads the Royals with 29 points and 18 assists. Forward Ryan Chyzowski lead the team with 12 goals. Gahagen has won five of his last six starts in net for Reading.

Scouting the Mariners:

Maine enters the third game of the series at 13-14-5-0 through 32 games this season. The Mariners have earned a point in four of their last five games, and have won three of their last four games overall.

Forward Alex Kile leads the Mariners in goals (22) and points (39). The Troy, Michigan native is second on the team in assists (17) behind team leader Gabriel Chicoine (22).


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:                   

  • Star Wars / Pediatric Cancer Night - Jan. 27 vs. Wheeling
    • Join Chewbacca and friends from the Star Wars universe at the arena, and help support the fight against Pediatric Cancer
    • Appearances from your favorite Star Wars characters
    • Star Wars specialty jerseys
    • Slapshot Saturday presented by Albright College
    • Giveaway: Ice Angels team poster
  • Pink in the Rink / Women in Sports / Healthcare Professionals Appreciation Night  - Feb. 3 vs. Adirondack
    • 1st intermission breast cancer survivors charity shot and on-ice recognition
    • Pink in the Rink specialty jersey
    • Slapshot Saturday presented by Albright College
    • Giveaway: Pink Beanie
  • Autism Acceptance Night  - Feb. 4 vs. Adirondack - Presented Prospectus Berco 
    • Accessible sensory rooms and accommodating in-game aspects featured and open to all fans
    • Help raise funds for Prospectus Berco by participating in a pre-game Harmony Walk on the concourse with Slapshot and Royals players (More info TBA)
    • Chinese New Year specialty jersey


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.