Author: Sam Wismer

ECHL: Reading Royals: A Talk With Joseph Nardi

For any hockey player, going professional is the ultimate dream. For Joseph Nardi, the dream was no different. Currently, Nardi plays for the ECHL team, Reading Royals. Before turning pro, Nardi played in the Alberta Junior Hockey League, where he dressed for 161 games for the Whitecourt Wolverines. During the 2016-2017 season, Nardi played a […]

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ECHL: Reading Royals: A Talk With Nolan Maier

Being a Goaltender is arguably, the most important, and stressful position on the ice. If the team wins the game, the Goaltender is the hero. If the team loses, it’s the easiest position to blame for the loss. For Nolan Maier, in his young career, has seen both ends of the spectrum, and it has […]

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ECHL: Reading Royals Devon Paliani Hits Pro Game 150

ECHL: Reading Royals: Devon Paliani Hits Pro Game 150

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ECHL: Reading Royals Forward Released

Reading Royals Forward Nicolas Ouellet has been, according to Elite Prospects, released by the team. One can presume that he is headed overseas. This was Ouellet’s rookie season after being acquired by Reading from Norfolk Admirals. In his time with Reading, Ouellet played in 24 games and notched one goal with five assists. Ouellet missed […]

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ECHL: Reading Royals: A Talk with Shane Sellar

Shane Sellar is a mainstay in Reading the last two seasons and quickly became a fan favorite. This season, Sellar has played in 37 games thus far and tallied 12 goals with 10 assists. AHL Training Camps Sellar was invited the past two seasons to AHL training camps. He speaks on his experience and what […]

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ECHL: Reading Royals: Brooklyn Nets Star to Attend Reading Royals Game: 2/9/2024

Brooklyn Nets Star and Reading, PA native, Lonnie Walker IV, will be attending the Reading Royals game on March 1st, 2024. Lonnie Walker is a graduate of Reading High School. He made his varsity debut as a high school Freshman and played 27 games. In that 27-game span, he averaged eight points per game. As […]

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ECHL: Nick Luukko To Reading Royals Wall of Fame

On February 8th, 2024, Reading Royals announced that former defenseman and Royals Assistant Coach Nick Luukko as the selection for the 2024 Wall of Honor. The induction ceremony will take place on March 8th, prior to puck drop against the Norfolk Admirals at Santander Arena in Reading, PA. Luukko, who is a West Chester, PA native […]

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ECHL: Reading Royals: New Kids On The Block: 2/7/2024

The Reading Royals announced on February 7th, 2024, that there were two new signings! Anthony Yurkins, who is 25 years old and hails from Staten Island, NY, started his season this year in the Southern Professional Hockey League with Fayetteville Marksmen. In the course of 27 games this season, Yurkins has posted 5 goals with […]

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ECHL: Reading Royals: Transactions

On Monday, January 29th, 2024, the Reading Royals announced that goaltender Brody Claeys and forward Steven Leonard have been signed to Standard Player Contracts. These are the first signings with Interim Head Coach Jason Binkley with the reigns in his hands. Claeys made 3 appearances over the last 2 seasons for the Royals. In his time […]

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Jason Binkley looking on from the bench

ECHL: Reading Royals: James Henry Relieved Of Coaching Duties, Jason Binkley As Interim Head Coach

The Reading Royals have announced that James Henry has been relieved of his duties as Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations. During Henry’s tenure, his record was 55-44 with the team. He took the Royals to the 2022-2023 ECHL Kelly Cup Playoffs, where they lost during the second round against Newfoundland Growlers. Jason Binkley […]

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