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Photo Feature: Game Action of Royals’ 5-3 Win over Wheeling on Pink in the Rink Night

by Citizen Photographers Mike Feltenberger and Stacey Schmick

Feb 11, 2020

Down by two goals in the opening period, Rob Michel scored a comeback-generating goal late in the first and the Royals poured in three in the second period to entertain 6,632 fans on Pink in the Rink Night, 5-3, over the Wheeling Nailers on Saturday, February 8 in Santander Arena.

A game saving save as Reading G Felix Sandstrom clears the loose puck before Wheeling’s Willy Smith can get a shot off

Royals’ Jeremy Beaudry (27) and Corey Mackin watch Hayden Hodgson’s shot get past Alex D’Orio for Reading’s 2nd goal

A massive ice spray doesn’t prevent Wheeling G Alex D’Orio from making a save on a shot by Reading’s Corey Mackin

Frank DiChiara’s (21 white) shot finds the net to record Reading’s 3rd goal

Reading’s Rob Michel slides into Wheeling G Alex D’Orio as his shot gets into the net for Reading’s 1st goal

Wheeling’s G Alex D’Orio can only watch as Thomas Ebbing and Renars Krastenbergs square off

Reading G Felix Sandstrom closes the leg pads to stop a Ryan Scrafo backhander

After getting checked to the ice, Reading’s Matthew Gaudreau uses Matt Abt’s stick to get back on his feet

Wheeling’s Cam Brown’s deflection gets corralled by Reading G Felix Sandstrom

Reading’s Frank DiChiara has just enough time to get his shot into an open net to end the game

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