Royals, Marshall agree to terms

Reading, Pa. – The Reading Royals, ECHL affiliate of the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League and the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League, today announced that the team has agreed to terms with forward David Marshall.


Marshall played most of last season with the San Antonio Rampage of the AHL where he registered nine points (5g-4a) and 20 penalty minutes in 42 regular season games. He also scored a goal in nine post-season games with the Rampage. In addition, Marshall recorded 12 points (8g-4a) in 11 games with the Rio Grande Valley Killer Bees of the Central Hockey League, where he was selected as the team’s captain prior to the start of the season.


Marshall, who has played 109 career regular season AHL games (with the Lake Erie Monsters, Rochester Americans, Worcester Sharks, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins and San Antonio), has had two stints in the ECHL. In 2009-10, he played 55 games with the Charlotte Checkers, scoring 23 goals and assisting on 11 others. That year, he tied for the team lead with four goals (and nine points) in 11 post-season games with the Checkers. The following year, 2010-11, Marshall racked up 22 points (10g-12a) in 28 games for the Wheeling Nailers.


Prior to turning pro, Marshall had a record setting four year college career at Quinnipiac University, where he twice led the team in goals scored. In fact, Marshall is the all-time career leader with 73 goals in 155 total games for the Bobcats. In his senior season at Quinnipiac, Marshall also set a team record when he recorded at least one point in 18 consecutive games.