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Royals Acquire 6’5″ Ryan Devine from Kansas City in Exchange for Future Considerations

by Reading Royals

Mar 18, 2024

The Reading Royals, proud ECHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers and Lehigh Valley Phantoms, announced that defenseman Ryan Devine has been acquired from the Kansas City Mavericks in exchange for Future Considerations.

Devine, 31, is currently in his ninth professional season, where he has registered five points (1g-4a), 78 penalty minutes, and a +8 rating in 43 games. The Wayne, Pennsylvania native’s professional career includes stops in the Federal Prospects Hockey League (FPHL), Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL), ECHL, and overseas for one season in Slovakia (2020-21).

The 6’5″, 240-pound, left-shot defenseman has recorded 86 points (16g-70a), 1,104 penalty minutes, and a +42 rating in 267 professional career games. Devine played one game in the ECHL during the 2021-22 for the Fort Wayne Komets. He has accumulated 43 of his 44 ECHL career games this season with Kansas City.

Devine played one game in the ECHL during the 2021-22 for the Fort Wayne Komets. He has accumulated 43 of his 44 ECHL career games this season with Kansas City.

Additionally, Devine is a two-time champion in the FHL / FPHL (2016 and 2022) and was the SPHL’s most penalized player (191 PIM) in the 2019-20 season with the Quad City Storm and Macon Mayhem.

Royals upcoming:

The Royals return home for a three-game weekend series against the Railers, opening on Friday, March 22, at 7 p.m. at Santander Arena. The home game features the Royals Motorsports Night, including a pre-game block party with racing vehicles and happy hour from 6-7 p.m., presented by Schaeffer’s Motorsports.

To order tickets, visit royalshockey.com/tickets.

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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