Manchester Assigns Schmidt, Werner To Royals

READING, Pa. – The Reading Royals announced that the Manchester Monarchs of the American Hockey League have reassigned defenseman Eric Werner and rookie defenseman Bryan Schmidt to the Royals.

The Royals are the ECHL affiliate of the Monarchs of the AHL and the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League.

In his second professional season, the 24-year-old Werner has 24 points (4g-20a) and 27 penalty minutes in 51 games for Manchester.

In his first full professional season, the 25-year-old Schmidt has 12 points (4g-8a) and 27 penalty minutes in 42 games with Manchester.

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