Royals Sign Defenseman Mark MiteraJanuary 10, 2013 - ECHL (ECHL) - Reading Royals Press Release
Mitera (6'3/217) (25), a fourth year pro from Royal Oak, Michigan, scored three goals, assisted on ten others (thirteen points) and picked up forty-eight penalty minutes in seventy-six games with the Hamilton Bulldogs of the AHL last season. A first round pick of the Anaheim Ducks (nineteenth overall selection) in 2006, Mitera led all defenseman on the Syracuse Crunch with twenty-two points (6g-16a) in his second full season of pro in 2010-11. Prior to turning pro, Mitera had a stellar collegiate career at the University of Michigan, where he earned the selection as Inside College Hockey's Defenseman of the Year in his junior season. That year, Mitera led the Wolverines' defenders in scoring as the team advanced to the NCAA Frozen Four. In 131 total college games, Mitera, who won a gold medal with Team USA in the U-18 World Junior Championships, recorded four goals and fifty assists (fifty-four points) and 175 penalty minutes.
The Royals continue a four game road trip with back-to-back games against the Wheeling Nailers at WesBanco Arena in Wheeling, West Virginia this Friday (January 11 @ 7:05 pm) and Saturday (January 12 @ 7:05 pm). As with all Royals road games this season, the games on Friday and Saturday will be televised locally in Berks County on BCTV courtesy of Boscov's Travel and Apple Vacations. The Game Night Broadcast kicks off at 6:35 pm on CBS Sports Radio (1240 am and 98.5 fm). Royals multi-game flex plans for the 2012-13 season presented by Steve Moyer Subaru are available at 610-898-7825 and through the Royals website: www.royalshockey.com. Don't forget to "Like" us on Facebook at Reading Royals and "Follow" us on Twitter @RRoyalshockey for the latest team information!
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