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Tag Bertuzzi, F Signs PTO with Belleville

Saturday, March 9th
Tag Bertuzzi, F Signs PTO with Belleville

Reading, PA - The Reading Royals, proud ECHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers and Lehigh Valley Phantoms, announced that forward Tag Bertuzzi has agreed to a Professional Tryout Agreement (PTO) with the Belleville Senators.

Bertuzzi, 23, is in his second professional season where he has registered 28 points (13g-15a), 23 penalty minutes and a -10 rating in 52 games. The Vancouver, British Columbia native's season began in Tulsa (14gp: 1-2-3) before he was acquired by the Royals on November 26th, 2023 from the Oilers in exchange for forward Alec Butcher. With the Royals, Bertuzzi recorded 24 points (12g-12a), 13 penalty minutes and a -5 rating.

This is Bertuzzi's third stint at the American Hockey League level. The 6'1", 220-pound, left-shot forward played eight games for the Hartford Wolfpack across Febaury and March where he recorded one assist and four penalty minutes. Additionally, Bertuzzi appeared in the Charlotte Checkers' 5-2 win over the Providence Bruins on December 23, 2022 last season for his AHL debut.

Tag is the son of former NHL All-Star Todd Bertuzzi and current Toronto Maple Leaf Tyler Bertuzzi is his first cousin. 

The Royals hit the road to open a five-game road trip with a series finale against Norfolk. The Royals face the Admirals on Saturday, March 9th at Norfolk Scope Arena at 6:05 pm.

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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.