READING, Pa. – The Reading Royals announced that they have acquired center Brett Smith from the Phoenix RoadRunners in exchange for future considerations.
The Royals are the ECHL affiliate of the Manchester Monarchs of the American Hockey League and the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League.
The 25-year-old has 29 points (16g-13a) in 38 games for the RoadRunners. He became only the ninth ECHL player in the last 15 years to have a nine-game goal streak (10g) from Nov. 25-Dec. 16 which is the longest goal-scoring streak in the ECHL this season.
Reading also announced that forward James Hiebert has been recalled by Manchester and reassigned to the RoadRunners.