Team Facts
Plays in ECHL Team colours Purple + White + Silver + Black Town Reading, PA, USA Founded 2001

2012-2013 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#33 Brandon Anderson (G) 30 1992 Langley, BC, CAN 6'0" 187 L
#30 Frédéric Cassivi (G) 47 1975 Sorel, QC, CAN 6'4" 220 L
#30 Riley Gill (G) 38 1985 Northfield, MN, USA 6'1" 216 L
#30 Philipp Grubauer (G) Seattle Kraken 31 1991 Rosenheim, GER 6'1" 187 L
#1 Sergei Kostenko (G) Washington Capitals 30 1992 Novokuznetsk, RUS 6'0" 187 L
#30 Drew MacIntyre (G) 39 1983 Charlottetown, PE, CAN 6'1" 190 L
Brian Markowicz (G) 40 1982 Novi, MI, USA 6'1" 201 R
Brian Matesevac (G) 35 1988 Elizabethtown, PA, USA 6'1" 194 L
Corey Milan (G) 36 1986 Great Barrington, MA, USA 5'10" 165 L
#1 Nick Niedert (G) 40 1982 Hudson, IA, USA 5'8" 185 L
#1
Mark Owuya (G) 33 1989 Stockholm, SWE 6'2" 194 L
#1 Curt Peterson (G) 36 1986 Orlando, FL, USA 6'2" 216 L
#33 Max Strang (G) 33 1989 San Francisco, CA, USA 6'2" 205 L
#1 Craig Trego (G) 33 1989 Toledo, OH, USA 5'11" 190 L
DEFENSEMEN
#2 Julien Brouillette (D) 36 1986 St-Esprit, QC, CAN 5'11" 185 L
#11
Adam Comrie (D) 1990 Kanata, ON, CAN 6'5" 216 L
#20 Brett Flemming (D) 31 1991 Regina, SK, CAN 5'11" 187 R
#2 Dominic Jalbert (D) 33 1989 Hull, QC, CAN 5'11" 190 L
#18
Nathan Martine (D) 34 1988 Port Colborne, ON, CAN 6'2" 216 L
#4 Mark Mitera (D) 35 1987 Royal Oak, MI, USA 6'3" 209 L
#3 Bryant Molle (D) 35 1987 Anchorage, AK, USA 6'3" 220 L
#2 Anthony Pisano (D) 33 1989 Elkton, MD, USA 6'6" 231 L
#2 James Sanford (D) 38 1984 Moncton, NB, CAN 5'10" 201 L
#11 Chris Saracino (D) 34 1989 St. Louis, MO, USA 5'10" 190 L
#25 Bobby Shea (D) 32 1990 Harrison Township, MI, USA 5'11" 194 R
#8 Brock Shelgren (D) 34 1988 Chicago, IL, USA 5'10" 174 R
#14 Joe Sova (D) 34 1988 Berwyn, IL, USA 6'3" 181 L
#9 Dustin Stevenson (D) 33 1989 Gull Lake, SK, CAN 6'3" 216 L
#7 Denny Urban (D) 34 1988 Pittsburgh, PA, USA 5'10" 176 R
#6 Patrick Wellar (D) 39 1983 Carrot River, SK, CAN 6'3" 209 L
#23 Scott Wietecha (D) 35 1987 Wolverine Lake, MI, USA 6'1" 203 R
FORWARDS
#19 Barry Almeida (W/C) 34 1988 Longmeadow, MA, USA 5'8" 174 L
#17 Evan Barlow (LW) 37 1985 Strathmore, AB, CAN 5'8" 172 L
#29
Alex Berry (RW) 36 1986 Beverly, MA, USA 6'2" 218 R
#14 Brandon Blandina (F) 33 1989 Centennial, CO, USA 5'11" 187 R
#23 Robbie Bourdon (F) 32 1990 L'Île-Bizard, QC, CAN 5'10" 161 L
#12 Julien Cayer (C) 33 1989 Longueuil, QC, CAN 6'4" 201 L
#24 Joël Champagne (C) 33 1990 Châteauguay, QC, CAN 6'4" 218 L
#21
David Civitarese (RW) 33 1989 Calgary, AB, CAN 6'2" 205 R
#23 Jeff Corey (RW) 40 1982 Boothwyn, PA, USA 6'0" 198 R
#28 Ethan Cox (RW)   “A” 35 1987 Richmond, BC, CAN 5'10" 174 L
#15 Stanislav Galiyev (LW) 31 1992 Moskva, RUS 6'1" 196 R
#5 Nikita Kashirsky (C) 38 1985 Moskva, RUS 6'0" 192 L
#19 Chris Langkow (C) 33 1989 Vegreville, AB, CAN 6'1" 190 R
#13 Kirk MacDonald (RW)   “A” 39 1983 Victoria, BC, CAN 6'2" 209 R
#27 David Marshall (RW) 37 1985 Buffalo, MN, USA 5'11" 183 R
#16 Ian O'Connor (F) 35 1987 Londonderry, NH, USA 6'0" 203 L
#17 Danick Paquette (RW) 32 1990 Montréal, QC, CAN 6'0" 207 R
#17 Matt Pope (C/W) 38 1984 Langley, BC, CAN 6'2" 203 R
#25 T.J. Syner (LW) 34 1988 Springfield, MA, USA 5'9" 172 L
#10 Yannick Tifu (C)   “C” 38 1984 Brossard, QC, CAN 5'11" 185 L
#14 Jesse Todd (RW) 35 1987 Calgary, AB, CAN 6'2" 205 R
#26 David Vallorani (LW) 33 1989 Hamilton, ON, CAN 5'8" 176 L
Position: G: 10, D: 12, F: 18 | Av Age: 24.6 years | Av Ht: 6'1" | Av Wt: 196 lbs | Compare with other teams
Team Staff
Team staff history
Demographics
Nationality
Team Facts
Nationalities 25 players
22 players
3 players
1 player
1 player
1 player
Experience Reading Royals: 2 347 GP
NHL: 342 GP
WC: 12 GP
OG: 4 GP
SHL: 98 GP
HockeyAllsvenskan: 107 GP
KHL: 351 GP
Czechia: 130 GP
AHL: 4 443 GP
DEL: 106 GP
Affiliated Team(s) Lehigh Valley Phantoms (AHL)
Philadelphia Flyers (NHL)
Team Captains
Team captaincy history
Arena Information
Arena Name Santander Arena Location Reading, PA, USA Capacity 7 160 Construction Year 2001
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
02/02/2023
02/02/2023 Loan Joining Adam Eby (D) Joining from Vermilion County Bobcats
02/01/2023
02/01/2023 Confirmed Joining Clark Hiebert (D) Joining from Orlando Solar Bears
01/31/2023
01/31/2023 Confirmed Leaving Jared Thomas (F) Leaving for Indy Fuel
01/29/2023
01/29/2023 Confirmed Leaving Adrien Beraldo (D) Leaving for Toledo Walleye
01/29/2023 Confirmed Joining Brett Boeing (F) Joining from Toledo Walleye
01/26/2023
01/26/2023 Confirmed Leaving Trey Bradley (F) Leaving for Östersunds IK
01/23/2023
01/23/2023 Up/Down Joining Kaden Fulcher (G) Joining from Syracuse Crunch
01/21/2023
01/21/2023 Loan Leaving Kaden Fulcher (G) Leaving for Syracuse Crunch
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
2001-2002 ECHL 72 27 - 36 - 9 182 215 63 0.88 6 Did not make playoffs
2002-2003 ECHL 72 32 - 35 - 5 261 303 69 0.96 7 Did not make playoffs
2003-2004 ECHL 72 37 - 25 - 10 212 189 84 1.17 5 Conference Final loss
2004-2005 ECHL 72 43 - 22 - 7 220 161 93 1.29 1 Conference SF loss
2005-2006 ECHL 72 42 - 23 - 7 249 209 91 1.26 3 Division Semifinal loss
2006-2007 ECHL 72 32 - 33 - 7 221 235 71 0.99 6 Did not make playoffs
2007-2008 ECHL 72 38 - 26 - 8 247 233 84 1.17 3 Division Final loss
2008-2009 ECHL 72 24 - 42 - 6 211 269 54 0.75 7 Did not make playoffs
2009-2010 ECHL 72 37 - 29 - 6 254 275 80 1.11 2 Conference Final loss
2010-2011 ECHL 72 44 - 23 - 5 257 220 93 1.29 1 Conference SF loss
2011-2012 ECHL 72 36 - 28 - 8 229 235 80 1.11 3 Conference QF loss
2012-2013 ECHL 72 46 - 19 - 7 246 185 99 1.38 1 Champion
2013-2014 ECHL 72 46 - 22 - 4 229 182 96 1.33 1 Conference QF loss
2014-2015 ECHL 72 45 - 21 - 6 259 210 96 1.33 3 Division Semifinal loss
2015-2016 ECHL 72 36 - 26 - 10 222 194 82 1.14 3 Conference SF loss
2016-2017 ECHL 72 41 - 25 - 6 255 217 88 1.22 2 Division Semifinal loss
2017-2018 ECHL 72 39 - 24 - 9 232 199 87 1.21 3 Division Semifinal loss
2018-2019 ECHL 72 34 - 28 - 10 229 229 78 1.08 5 Did not make playoffs
2019-2020 ECHL 60 37 - 17 - 6 218 176 80 1.33 2 Playoffs Cancelled
2021-2022 ECHL 71 45 - 17 - 9 258 201 99 1.39 1 Division Final loss
2022-2023 ECHL 39 25 - 12 - 2 134 105 52 1.33 2 -
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Brandon Alderson (F) 2022-2023 Hannover Scorpions Germany3 43 34 41 75 35
2. Grant Cooper (F) 2022-2023 Leeds Knights NIHL 32 36 35 71 39
3. Mikhail Stefanovich (F) 2022-2023 Shakhter Soligorsk Belarus 45 19 31 50 35
4. Joey Sides (F) 2022-2023 ERV Schweinfurt Germany4 26 20 28 48 93
5. Matt Wilkins (F) 2022-2023 EHC Winterthur SL 41 16 29 45 36
6. Éric Castonguay (F) 2022-2023 HC Sierre SL 42 15 29 44 16
7. Trevor Gooch (F) 2022-2023 Aalborg Pirates Denmark 40 20 22 42 37
8. Rob Darrar (F) 2022-2023 Huntsville Havoc SPHL 34 17 24 41 16
9. Dustin Gazley (F) 2022-2023 HC Bolzano ICEHL 41 14 27 41 14
10. Michael Huntebrinker (F) 2022-2023 HKM Zvolen Slovakia 40 11 30 41 43
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Ryan Cruthers (F) 278 86 187 273
2. Olivier Labelle (F) 298 128 129 257
3. Yannick Tifu (F) 245 84 138 222
4. Chris McCarthy (F) 181 61 119 180
5. Ben Gordon (F) 124 53 91 144
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Olivier Labelle (F) 298 128 129 257
2. Ryan Cruthers (F) 278 86 187 273
3. Yannick Tifu (F) 245 84 138 222
4. Chris McCarthy (F) 181 61 119 180
5. Steven Swavely (F) 147 57 75 132
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Ryan Cruthers (F) 278 86 187 273
2. Yannick Tifu (F) 245 84 138 222
3. Olivier Labelle (F) 298 128 129 257
4. Chris McCarthy (F) 181 61 119 180
5. Graig Mischler (F) 134 27 96 123
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Olivier Labelle (F) 298 128 257 583
2. Malcolm MacMillan (F) 162 30 86 539
3. Rob Lalonde (D) 168 18 60 489
4. Reagan Rome (D) 176 12 73 398
5. Ryan Cruthers (F) 278 86 273 299
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Olivier Labelle (F) 298 128 129 257
2. Ryan Cruthers (F) 278 86 187 273
3. Nick Luukko (D) 274 25 62 87
4. Yannick Tifu (F) 245 84 138 222
5. Frank DiChiara (F) 196 53 90 143
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Kris Newbury (F) 1 1 3 3.00
2. Evan Barlow (F) 4 4 10 2.50
3. Darren Reid (F) 1 0 2 2.00
4. Daniel Steiner (F) 29 19 42 1.45
5. Brian McCullough (F) 69 39 98 1.42
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Brian McCullough (F) 2002-2003 ECHL 69 39 59 98 1.42 84
2. Brad Rooney (F) 2002-2003 ECHL 63 27 60 87 1.38 130
3. Steve Rymsha (F) 2002-2003 ECHL 70 38 39 77 1.10 86
4. Matt Willows (F) 2017-2018 ECHL 72 32 42 74 1.03 49
5. Greg Hogeboom (F) 2006-2007 ECHL 54 30 44 74 1.37 43
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Brian McCullough (F) 2002-2003 ECHL 69 39 59 98 1.42 84
2. Steve Rymsha (F) 2002-2003 ECHL 70 38 39 77 1.10 86
3. Doug Christiansen (F) 2005-2006 ECHL 63 35 29 64 1.02 141
4. Trevor Gooch (F) 2021-2022 ECHL 52 34 27 61 1.17 18
5. Matt Willows (F) 2017-2018 ECHL 72 32 42 74 1.03 49
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Brad Rooney (F) 2002-2003 ECHL 63 27 60 87 1.38 130
2. Brian McCullough (F) 2002-2003 ECHL 69 39 59 98 1.42 84
3. Chris McCarthy (F) 2018-2019 ECHL 72 20 54 74 1.03 23
4. Graig Mischler (F) 2004-2005 ECHL 59 12 51 63 1.07 72
5. Ryan Cruthers (F) 2009-2010 ECHL 60 22 49 71 1.18 71
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Malcolm MacMillan (F) 2006-2007 ECHL 66 10 25 35 0.53 270
2. Dave Stewart (F) 2003-2004 ECHL 71 6 10 16 0.23 253
3. Rémi Royer (D) 2002-2003 ECHL 29 7 7 14 0.48 186
4. Mike Salekin (D) 2007-2008 ECHL 49 4 9 13 0.27 183
5. Malcolm MacMillan (F) 2005-2006 ECHL 62 12 17 29 0.47 165
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2022-2023 6'0" 190 lbs 24.39
2021-2022 6'0" 186 lbs 26.06
2019-2020 6'1" 193 lbs 25.28
2018-2019 6'0" 191 lbs 25.30
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