Royals Re-Sign Zappala

READING, Pa. – The Reading Royals announced that they have re-signed forward Joe Zappala.

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

The 24 year old was second on the Royals as a rookie in 2006-07 with 23 goals and 53 points and he had 120 penalty minutes in 66 games.

The 6-foot and 205-pound Zappala was named the CCM Vector ECHL Rookie of the Month for December after scoring nine goals, including four game-winning goals, and 15 points in 14 games.

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