MANCHESTER, N.H. – The Manchester Monarchs of the American Hockey League announced that they have agreed to terms with defensemen Doug Nolan (pictured) and Reagan Rome.
The Reading Royals are the ECHL affiliate of the Monarchs and the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League.
The 6-foot-2 and 210-pound Rome has played each of the past two seasons in Reading and had his best offensive season in 2004-05 registering career highs in assists (19), points (21) and penalty minutes (140). The 23-year-old Rome has played each of his first three professional seasons in the ECHL with Pensacola, Jackson, Cincinnati and Reading and has 59 points (13g-46a) and 372 penalty minutes in 200 regular season games and five assists and 40 penalty minutes in 24 Kelly Cup Playoff games.
The 29-year-old Nolan began his professional career in the ECHL in 1999-2000 and had 14 points (6g-8a) and 64 penalty minutes in 52 regular season games and one assist and six penalty minutes in three Kelly Cup Playoff games with Dayton while also registering an assist in two games with Cincinnati of the AHL.
The 6-foot-2 and 210-pound Nolan had six points (1g-5a) and 167 penalty minutes in 60 games with Manchester in 2004-05 and has played each of the past three seasons with the Monarchs, recording 11 points (2g-9a) and 203 penalty minutes in 119 games.
Nolan has played parts of five seasons in the ECHL with Dayton and Reading and has 55 points (16g-39a) and 468 penalty minutes in 210 regular season games and eight points (2g-6a) and 60 penalty minutes in 32 Kelly Cup Playoff games. In six professional seasons, he has 72 points (18g-54a) and 681 penalty minutes in 353 regular season games and nine points (2g-7a) and 83 penalty minutes in 39 playoff games.