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Royals Claim 6’1″ Forward Jake Bricknell

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Royals Claim 6’1″ Forward Jake Bricknell

The Reading Royals, proud affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers and Lehigh Valley Phantoms, announced that they have claimed forward Jake Bricknell off waivers. He has been added to the active roster.

Bricknell, 26, has played 16 games in the ECHL this season between the Cincinnati Cyclones (3), Trois-Rivières Lions (12), and Florida Everblades (1). Across the 16 games, the 6’1″, 212-pound, right-shot forward recorded three points (2g-1a), 25 penalty minutes, and a -1 rating.

The Port Perry, Ontario native is in his third professional season. He began his professional career in the ECHL with the Kansas City Mavericks in the 2021-22 season. He concluded his rookie season with the Maine Mariners with nine points (3g-6a), 55 penalty minutes, and a -14 rating through 39 games. In the 2022-23 season, Bricknell played in the Elite Ice Hockey League for the Manchester Storm. He registered 17 points (6g-11a), 71 penalty minutes, and a -20 rating in 44 regular season games. With Manchester, Bricknell was teammates with Royals forward Tyson Fawcett.

Prior to his professional career, Bricknell played in the U Sports for the University of Ontario Institute of Technology for two seasons (2018-20). He recorded 48 points (20g-28a) and 57 penalty minutes in 51 games played. Bricknell also played five years of junior hockey in the ETAHL, OHL, and OJHL.

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The Royals return home to host the Worcester Railers in a three-game series beginning on Dec. 29 for their Hearing Loss Awareness Night, presented by OneWell Health Care and Pennsylvania Walk4Hearing.

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Reading Royals Season Memberships, six-game plans, 10-game plans, and group tickets are available for the 2023-24 season now by visiting the Royals’ box office at Santander Arena or by calling 610-898-7825.

The Reading Royals, proud affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers and Lehigh Valley Phantoms, are in their 22nd season in the ECHL. They won their first Kelly Cup championship in 2013 and have clinched playoff berths in 12 of the previous 13 seasons. They are five-time division champions and were the 2021-22 Eastern Conference champions. The Berks County Convention Center Authority (BCCCA), founded in 1996, owns the Royals and oversees operations at Santander Arena.