Royals Sign Len DiCostanzo as EBG

Reading Royals

February 19, 2009 - ECHL (ECHL) - Reading Royals

News Release

Reading, PA - The Reading Royals of the ECHL, affiliate of the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League and the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League, today announced that the organization has signed Len DiCostanzo as the team\'s emergency back-up goaltender. In a separate transaction, goaltender Rob Lemelin was released as the Royals\' EBG. In separate transactions previously completed, (i) forward Bobby Davey was activated from the 3-Day Injured Reserve; and (ii) defenseman Rob LaLonde was returned to the Royals from the Syracuse Crunch of the AHL; and, in a separate transaction, LaLonde was loaned to the Toronto Marlies.

The Royals return home on Saturday night for the \'Pink In The Rink\' game against the Wheeling Nailers on Saturday night (February 21 @ 7:05 pm). Saturday\'s game will be broadcast live on the Royals Radio Network Presented by Transmissions by Arbogast (True Oldies WRAW 1340 am in Reading; and The Ticket WLAN 1390 am in Lancaster), as well as on the internet via webcast hosted by, which can be accessed through the Royals website. To become a part of Royals hockey, call 610-898-PUCK or log onto

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