Royals Receive Twelve From Lehigh Valley

Reading, PA – The Reading Royals of the ECHL, affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League, today announced that the team has received twelve players from the Lehigh Valley Phantoms of the American Hockey League. Eight players (three forwards, three defensemen, and two goaltenders) under AHL contracts have been loaned by the Phantoms to Reading. Four players (three forwards and one defenseman) currently under ECHL Standard Player Contracts were returned from Lehigh Valley’s Training Camp to Reading.


Loaned by Lehigh Valley to Reading (8)

James de Haas – d

Mark Dekanich – g

Frank Hora – d

Alexander Krushelnyski – f

Chris McCarthy – f

John Muse – g

Matt Willows – f

Nolan Zajac – d


Returned to Reading (4)

Michael Huntebrinker – f

Mark Neclario – f

Ryan Segalla – d

Derek Whitmore – f


The on-ice practice sessions for the Royals 2017-18 Pre-Season Training Camp, all of which are open to the public, will begin with a fan friendly evening practice tomorrow (Monday, October 2, 2017), from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Santander Arena in Reading, Pennsylvania. The Training Camp will run until Thursday, October 12, and will feature a home-and-home pre-season exhibition series with the Adirondack Thunder. All other practices will be held at Santander Arena from 11:00 am – 12:30 pm. The complete Training Camp Schedule is set out below.


Reading Royals 2017-18 Pre-Season On-Ice Training Camp Schedule

Monday, October 2, 2017: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm (Santander Arena)

*Season Ticket and Mini-Plan Select-A-Seat Opportunity

Tuesday, October 3, 2017: 11:00 am – 12:30 pm (Santander Arena)

Wednesday, October 4, 2017: 11:00 am – 12:30 pm (Santander Arena)

Thursday, October 5, 2017: 11:00 am – 12:30 pm (Santander Arena)

Friday, October 6, 2017: (7:00 pm) Pre-Season Game One

*Royals @ Adirondack Thunder (Cool Insuring Arena, Glens Fall, New York)

Saturday, October 7, 2017: No On-Ice Session

Sunday, October 8, 2017: (4:00 pm) Pre-Season Game Two

*Royals v Adirondack Thunder (Santander Arena, Reading, PA)

Monday, October 9, 2017: No On-Ice Session

Tuesday, October 10, 2017: 11:00 am – 12:30 pm (Santander Arena)

Wednesday, October 11, 2017: 11:00 am – 12:30 pm (Santander Arena)

Thursday, October 12, 2017: 11:00 am – 12:30 pm (Santander Arena)


Full Season Tickets and Mini-Plans for the Royals’ 2017-18 ECHL season are currently available. Call 610-898-7825 for more information or log onto


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