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Royals Strive To Reel In Series Sweep Over Steelheads In Idaho

Saturday, January 6th
Royals Strive To Reel In Series Sweep Over Steelheads In Idaho

Boise, ID – The Reading Royals, proud ECHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers and Lehigh Valley Phantoms, conclude a three-game series with the Idaho Steelheads on Saturday, January 6 at 9:10 PM EST at Idaho Central Arena.

The Royals return home on Friday, January 12 at 7:00 PM at Santander Arena. The first home game of 2024 is the Royals' Clothe the Community Night promotional game presented by CommunityAid. Fans can place clothes in collection bins at the game and enjoy a pre-game Happy Hour from 6-7 PM.


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Royals Right Now:

The Royals hoist a 13-14-1-1 record after taking the opening two games of their three-game series with the Steelheads. The Royals won the opener on Wednesday, January 3, 7-3, before defeating the Steelheads on Friday, January 5, 2-1. Parker Gahagen saved a season high 40 shots and forward Yvan Mongo scored the game winning goal in his first game back since November 25, 2023.

Brown recorded an assist to earn his team leading 29 point and 18 assist. Forward Ryan Chyzowski scored his team leading 12th goal in the victory. Brown has registered seven points (3g-4a) in his last four games.

Scouting the Steelheads:

Idaho enters Saturday's series finale at 22-9-0-1 through 32 games this season. The Steelheads have dropped three game sin a row for the first time since the 2023 Kelly Cup Final against Florida. They have won four of their last seven home games.

Forward Wade Murphy leads the ECHL in points (47) while forward Mark Rassell leads Idaho and the ECHL in goals (22). Defenseman Patrick Kudla is fifth in the league in assists and leads the team with 25.


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:                   

  • 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
  • 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


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.