Local product Berkle joins Royals


Reading, Pa. – The Reading Royals, ECHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers of the NHL, announced that the team has agreed to terms with forward Adam Berkle.

A native of Collegeville, Pa., Berkle registered 21 points (7g-14a) and 34 penalty minutes in his senior season at Bowling Green State University in 2014-15. Berkle, who served as an alternate captain for the Falcons last year, received the Howard Brown Coaches Award at the conclusion of the season. Berkle, who was a member of the 2008 Pennsylvania State Championship team at La Salle College High School in Wyndmoor, Pa., racked up 84 points (31g-53a) and 177 penalty minutes in 158 career games at BGSU.