Royals Acquire Vukovic
All-Star Kemp Loaned To Iowa

READING, Pa. – The Reading Royals announced that they have acquired the rights to rookie defenseman Nick Vukovic from the Pensacola Ice Pilots in exchange for rookie defenseman Stuart Kerr and that All-Star forward Mike Kompon has been returned from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League. The Royals also announced that right wing John Morlang has been returned from the Lowell Lock Monsters of the AHL and that All-Star defenseman T.J. Kemp has been loaned to the Iowa Stars of the AHL.

Vukovic, Kompon and Morlang are all expected to be in the lineup when Reading plays at Toledo on Wednesday.

In his first professional season, the 25-year-old Vukovic has 12 points (5g-7a) and 47 penalty minutes in 32 games with the Florida Everblades.

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