Reading, PA –The Reading Royals of the ECHL, affiliate of the Toronto Maple Leafs and Boston Bruinsof the National Hockey League and the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League, today announced that forwards Olivier Labelle and Chris Blight have been loaned by the Royals to the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the AHL.
This year, Labelle, who hails from St. Eustache, Quebec, has scored eight goals and assisted on two others in 13 games with the Royals. He leads the team with 48 penalty minutes. This is the first call-up of the season for Labelle, who has played in 90 AHL games in his five year playing career.
Blight, who hails from Cambridge, Ontario, has scored two goals and picked up eight assists in six games with Reading this year. This is also the first call-up of the season for Blight, who has played 32 AHL games in his six year playing career.