Royals sign rookie forward Robertson

Reading, Pa. – The Reading Royals, ECHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League, announced that the team has signed forward Matt Robertson.


Robertson, a first-year pro who hails from Rohnert Park, Calif., completed a four-year collegiate run at Ferris State University in 2015-16 by registering 19 points (7g-12a) and 22 penalty minutes in 41 games for the Bulldogs, who won the WCHA Final Five Conference Championship and advanced to the NCAA for the second time in Robertson’s career—both times attaining the round of eight. Robertson, who was selected to the 2016 All-California NCAA Men’s Division I team, led Ferris State in assists (17) and plus-minus (+7) in 34 games during his junior season with the Bulldogs. In 142 total college games, Robertson registered 67 points (26g-41a) and 62 penalty minutes.