Reading Agrees To Terms With Souza

br>READING, Pa. – The Reading Royals announced that they have agreed to terms with right wing Mike Souza. Reading acquired Souza’s rights from Fresno to complete a trade for defenseman Dominic Periard.

Selected in the third round (67th overall) by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1997 NHL Entry Draft, the 26-year-old Souza scored 21 points (8g-13a) in 17 ECHL games with Pee Dee in 2003-04. He also played in the American Hockey League in 2003-04 with Portland, scoring 10 points (5g-5a) in 27 games, and Bridgeport, scoring five points (4g-1a) in 14 regular season games and one assist in four playoff games.

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