READING, Pa. – The Reading Royals announced that equipment manager Russ Holden has been hired by the Norfolk Admirals of the American Hockey League.
Holden and John Jennings of Florida were chosen as co-recipients of the ECHL Equipment Manager of the Year award for 2004-05. The award is determined in a vote of league equipment managers.
In addition to Reading, Holden worked one season with Louisiana of the ECHL and from 1999-2003 was the equipment manager for Jackson of the ECHL. The native of Alberta previously worked in the Western Hockey League with Brandon from 1996-99 and for four seasons in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League with Yorkton.