Royals Move Into First In
Tight North Division

Winning back-to-back games at Dayton on Friday and Saturday and beating Trenton on Sunday, Reading improved to 30-13-6 and moved back into first place in the North Division with 66 points, two points ahead of Wheeling at 30-16-4 and seven points ahead of Toledo at 27-14-5. Johnstown is in fourth place at 21-20-11 followed by Trenton at 25-22-2 and Dayton at 17-30-4.

The Royals will host Trenton on Tuesday and Dayton on Friday before traveling to Toledo for games on Saturday and Sunday. Reading is 4-3-0 against Trenton, 7-1-0 against Dayton and 2-3-2 against Toledo.

Dany Roussin scored the game-winning goal for Reading on Friday in overtime and on Sunday to give him a team-leading four game winners. Roussin has five points (2g-3a) in his last three games and is second on the team with 20 goals and third in scoring with 39 points in 33 games.

Wheeling will visit Toledo on Wednesday and Trenton on Friday to conclude its season-long seven-game road trip (3-2-0) before hosting Trenton on Saturday. Wheeling is 0-2-1 in its last three games at Toledo and 3-6-1 overall against the Storm and has won the last two meetings against Trenton to improve to 4-4-0.

Toledo plays at Dayton on Tuesday and at Johnstown on Friday while hosting Wheeling on Wednesday and Reading on Saturday and Sunday. The Storm has won its last three road games and is 5-1-0 in its last six games. Toledo is 5-3-1 against Dayton and it has won its last four games against both Reading and Wheeling to improve to 5-1-1 against the Royals and 7-2-1 against the Nailers.

Drew MacIntyre is 4-1-0 with goals against of 1.40 and save percentage of .951 in his last five starts to improve to 10-2-2 with goals against of 2.24 and save percentage of .925 which ties him for third in the ECHL.