Bombers Acquire Christie From Reading

DAYTON, Ohio – The American Conference champion Dayton Bombers announced that they have acquired defenseman Taylor Christie (pictured) from the Reading Royals in exchange for center Matt Herneisen.

The Bombers are the ECHL affiliate of the Columbus Blue Jackets of the National Hockey League and the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League.

Selected in the sixth round (195th overall) by the Colorado Avalanche in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft, the 24-year-old Christie had 20 points (4g-16a) and 65 penalty minutes in 53 games with Reading in 2006-07 after beginning the season in Utah where he had 37 penalty minutes in 16 games.

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