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F Voltin Agrees to ECHL Contract

August 31, 2020 - ECHL (ECHL) - Reading Royals News Release

Reading, PA - Forward Luke Voltin and the Reading Royals have come to terms on an ECHL contract for the 2020-21 season, the Royals announced Monday. The rookie concluded his NCAA career at Northern Michigan University in March and put up single-season highs in goals (8) and points (13) as a senior.

Voltin: "Learned how to prepare" at NMU, looking for next leap in pros

Voltin is the sixth forward to sign with Reading for the team's 20th anniversary season. Four of the six forwards are returners.

2020-21 roster

Goaltender (1): #40 Luke Peressini

Defensemen (4): #3 Rob Michel, #4 Aaron Titcomb, #6 Garrett Cecere, #58 Dominic Cormier

Forwards (6): #9 Brayden Low, #16 Hayden Hodgson, #21 Frank DiChiara, #27 Luke Stork, #39 Brendan van Riemsdyk, #74 Luke Voltin

Coach Quotes

"Luke improved in his senior season and we are excited to bring him to Reading for his first professional opportunity. We expect him to be a contender for a roster spot with our club and be a reliable two-way forward." - Head Coach Kirk MacDonald

Voltin extras

- Scored 25 points (14g) and registered 136 penalty minutes in 144 NCAA games.

- Northern Michigan Head Coach Grant Potulny said of Luke's senior season, "I thought Luke had the best year he's every had as a hockey player ...and I've known Luke since he's been 14. Eight goals, he found his way on the power play. He started playing four-on-four. He gave you an honest hard effort every night."

- Two seasons in the USHL (Lincoln, Des Moines) and BCHL (Penticton, Langley, Vernon) prior to enrolling at NMU.

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