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Royals Acquire Defenseman Kurt Gosselin from Kalamazoo for Future Considerations

by Reading Royals

Jan 18, 2024

The Reading Royals, proud affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers and Lehigh Valley Phantoms, announced that they have acquired defenseman Kurt Gosselin from the Kalamazoo Wings in exchange for Future Considerations.

Gosselin, 29, registered six points (2g-4a), 22 penalty minutes, and a +1 rating in 12 games with Kalamazoo this season. The Brighton, Michigan native amassed 16 points (6g-10a) and 53 penalty minutes across 39 games with the Wings over the last two seasons. Gosselin began the season with the Toledo Walleye before being acquired by Kalamazoo via trade on Feb. 13, 2023.

The 6’1″, 201-pound, left-shot defenseman has registered 47 points (20g-27a), 112 penalty minutes, and a +3 rating across 119 professional career games. He made eight appearances at the AHL level with the Rochester Americans, where he registered three points (3a) and four penalty minutes.

Gosselin recorded a career-high 18 points (6g-12a) in 47 games with Cincinnati in 2019-20 before joining the Toledo Walleye in 2022-23.

The deadline to complete Future Considerations is 3 p.m. ET on June 20, 2024.

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.

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