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READING ROYALS

WEEKLY RELEASE
January 23, 2012

Week No. 15

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Atlantic Division Standings


Elmira
Wheeling
Reading
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Upcoming Games
Wednesday, January 25
v Wheeling Nailers (Sovereign Center)
Game Time: 7:05 pm et (Broadcast: 6:35 pm et)
Friday, January 27
@ Wheeling Nailers (WesBanco Arena)
Game Time: 7:35 pm et (Broadcast: 7:05 pm et)
Saturday, January 28
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Game Time: 7:00 pm et (Broadcast: 6:30 pm et)
Sunday, January 29
@ Kalamazoo Wings (Wings Stadium)
Game Time: 4:00 pm et (Broadcast: 3:30 pm et)
Wednesday, February 1
@ Florida Everblades (Germain Arena)
Game Time: 7:30 pm et (Broadcast: 7:00 pm et)

LAST WEEKS RESULTS (1-2-0-0)


Monday
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Saturday

January 16, 2012


January 20, 2012
January 21, 2012

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Royal Image of the Week

TEAM LEADERS
Goals
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Points
GWGs
PPGs
PP Points
First Goals
Shots
PIMs
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Kalamazoo Wings
Toledo Walleye

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x Yannick Riendeau
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Denny Urban
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Ryan Cruthers
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Derrick LaPoint

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Happy Homecoming

GAME BROADCASTS

All Royals Games are Available on


the Royals Broadcast Network Presented by
Boscovs Travel and Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines
on ESPN Radio 1240 am. Streaming Audio is available free of charge on the Royals website
www.royalshockey.com.
All Road Games Can Be Seen on BCTV and
Game Video Is Also Available On A Pay Per Game
Basis Provided Through America One
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Available At 99.3 fm Courtesy of Deibler Dental

TEAM GOALTENDING STATS


Wins
GAA
Save %

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RADIO RECON

LEADERS In The ECHL


Points
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Assists
PIMs
Plus/Minus
D-Scoring

x Chad Costello (COL )


Eric Lampe (LV)
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Chad Costello (COL)
11th: Rob Kwiet (REA)

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Tuesday Night From 6 to 7 pm


Join us at Jimmy Gs Railroad House Sports Bar and
Restaurant (152 Woodrow Ave., 610-678-1177)
Tuesday, January 24
Assistant Coach Tim Branham
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January 23, 2012

Reading Royals Weekly Release

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TOP NOTES OF THE WEEK


1. The Royals are 1-3-0-0 in the teams last four games and 4-5-0-1 in the last ten. The team is currently one game under .500 (16-17-3-   d
teams record also stood at one game under .500 at: (7-8-1-1) (11-12-3-2), (12-13-3-3) and (15-16-3-3).
2. The Royals snapped a two-game losing skid with the 4-1 victory over the Kalamazoo Wings at the Sovereign Center last Friday in the rst matchup between the Royals
and the K-Wings since Kalamazoo swept the Royals out of the 2011 American Conference Semi-Final playo series.
3. The Kalamazoo Wings scored the games rst goal on Friday night, and the Royals responded with four straight to register Readings eleventh come-from-behind win of
the season. The Royals are 6-9-1-    and 3-6-0-1 at home.
4. Goaltender Paul Dainton made forty saves in holding the Kalamazoo Wings to one goal on Friday to register his rst win as a Zd  
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6. With the one- ^^dt Z -4-1-2 in home games decided by one goal. Overall,
the Royals are 8-5-3-3 when the game is decided by a single goal.
7. The Royals held a one-   K Z -3-0-2 when entering the third period with
a lead at home. On the road, the team is 7-0-1-1 in such circumstances.
8. The Royals were able to protect (and expand upon) the one-goal lead the team held entering Fridays game against the Kalamazot d
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(i) 12/30/11 v Wheeling (led 3-2 entering third), won 3-2; and (ii) 11/13 v Elmira Jackals (led 5-2 entering third), won 6-2.
9. The Royals were unable to protect the one-^^rays last Monday (Reading led 3-
two and lost 3-4) and the Toledo Walleye on Saturday (Reading led 2- -5). The other three games this season  Z  
home, but did not win were: (i) 11/23/11 v Chicago (led 2- -3); (ii) 11/30/11 v Elmira (led 2- t in a shootout, 2-3); and (iii) 12/28/11 v Elmira
(led 3-  -4).
10. The goaltender in net for the Toledo Walleye in their come-from-behind win over the Royals on Saturday night was Rob Nolan. In his other game against the Royals
on November 23, 2011 as a member of the Chicago ExpressNolans team (the Express) also mounted a third period come-back to beat the Royals, 3-2.
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@ Trenton; (iii) 01/16/12 v South Carolina; and (iv) 01/21/12 v Toledo.
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Royals actually held four separate leads (at 1-0, 2-1, 3-2 & 4-2) but failed to secure the win.
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a single periodthe other also came in the third period on January 7 in Chicago. At home this season, the Royals have been outscored 22-14 (-8) in the third period. On
the road, the Royals are playing to a plus-2 (22-20) in the third. The best period this season for the Royals so far has been the second, playing even at home (20-20) and
plus-5 on the road (25-20).
14. Reading was outshot by a total of 45 20 (11-4; 14-7; 20-9) in the third period in the three games played this past week. Overall this season, Reading is being outshot
by a total of 195 shots in the third period (317 - 512).
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zd  ,  -three points (8g-15a) and is playing to a plus-six (+6) in twenty games with the Royals. Overall this year, including his seventeen games with the Chicago Express, Tifu has 34 points (11g-23a) in 37 total games (11g-23a), which is the most of any player on Reading.
17. Olivier Labelle had back-to--point performances this Friday (0g-2a) and Saturday (1g-& 
due to suspension and injury). Labelle, who leads the Royals with seventeen goals, has registered at least a point in six of his last seven games with the Royalsand has
-point performance in ve of those games (6g- >Z -point games this year.
18. Ryan Cruthers is currently riding a three game point streak (1g-3a). Cruthers has had at least a point in ten of his last twelve games with Readingand has had ve
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19. Dale Mitchell is riding a three game assist streak (0g-    Z D   
goal. Mitchell has eighteen points (10g-8a=18pts) and is playing to a plus-7 (+7) in seventeen games with Reading.
20. Casey Haines is riding a three game assist streak (0g-3a). Haines has picked up a point in ve of his last seven games with the Royals (1g-
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LAST WEEKS TRANSACTIONS


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SPECIAL TEAMS
1. The Royals scored a pair of goals (including the game winner) on the power play in Fridays
win over the K-Wings. That snapped a streak for the Royals of four straight games (and six of
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had scored more than one power play goal in a single game since December 23, when the PP
went 3-6 against the Greenville Road Warriors. The Royals PP was kept o the board in
Saturdays loss to Toledo (0-6), which included two full minutes of ve-on-three. The Royals
power play has been blanked in sixteen games this season. In the last ten games, the Royals
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CLOSING NOTES
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against the Walleye. LaPoint, who has played to a plus-7 (+7) in the Royals seven
games that the team has played in January, leads Reading in plus-minus, playing to a
plus-9 (+9) in thirty-three games with the team.
2. Kenny Ryan had a three game point streak snapped in Saturdays loss to Toledo
(1g-3a). Ryan has seven points in seven games with Reading (2g-5a).
3. John Scrymgeour has scored a goal in each of the three games hes played with
Reading since returning from an 11 game absence due to injury. Scrymgeour now
has 4 goals for Readingall of which have come in his last 6 games with the team.
4. Tyler Brenners second goal for Reading on Friday night against the K-Wings was
also the second goal of the game, which proved to be the game winnerBrenners
second GWG as a Royal. Brenner has six points (2g-4a) in seven games with Reading.

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