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G Jamie Phillips Reassigned to Reading; Riley Traded to Florida

March 7, 2019 - ECHL (ECHL) - Reading Royals News Release

Reading, PA - The Reading Royals, proud ECHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers and Lehigh Valley Phantoms, announced Thursday the Charlotte Checkers have reassigned goaltender Jamie Phillips to the Royals. Reading also has traded forward Jack Riley to Florida for future considerations; Riley was subsequently dealt to Rapid City. Phillips is 19-9-2-1 with Florida (ECHL) this season, pitching a 2.59 goals against average and. 903 save percentage (1 SO).

A third-year professional from Caledonia, ON, Phillips split last season with Jacksonville and Manitoba (AHL). In 16 games with the Icemen, he went 3-11-1 with one shutout, a 3.38 goals against average and .892 save percentage. He also played 16 games with Manitoba (6-7-1, 2.76 GAA, ,912 sv.%). The 6-foot-3, 195-lb. netminder has appeared in 27 career AHL games and possesses a 8-11-3 record (2.84 GAA, .909 sv.%).

For his ECHL career, Phillips is 41-30-5-0 with a 2.76 goals against average and .905 save percentage.

Phillips' numbers this season mirror his production with Tulsa as a rookie, when the Michigan Tech graduate won 19 games (19-10-2-0, 2.63 GAA, .913 save percentage). He Was drafted by the Winnipeg Jets in 7th round, 190th overall at the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.

While at Michigan Tech from 2012-16, he won a combined 51 games over his final two seasons on campus. In his junior season, Phillips was named WCHA First Team All-Star and ran off a 28-9-2 record, 1.74 goals against average, .933 save percentage and six shutouts.

Riley is in his rookie season and scored six goals and 20 points in 47 games this season.

Phillips joins Reading as the team visits Brampton on Sat. Mar. 9 at 4:00 p.m.

The Royals return home Fri., Mar. 15 at 7:00 p.m. for Mental Health Awareness Night against Indy. Get four burgers, four sodas and four tickets for $48.

Next Home Games

Fri., Mar. 15: Mental Health Awareness Night vs. Indy at 7:00 p.m.

- 4-for-48 Family Four Pack: 4 tickets, 4 burgers and 4 sodas for $48

- Supporting mental health initiatives with the Royals

- Enter for a chance to win a 2017 Toyota Camry, courtesy of AutoRide of Reading

- Special Mental Health Awareness Jerseys

- Meet Royals players after the game at DoubleTree's Cheers! Restaurant (701 Penn St.)

Sat., Mar. 16: St. Hat Trick's Day vs. Indy at 7:00 p.m.

- Chance to win $10,000 if Royals player gets a hat trick

- Free kids ticket game: Receive 1 free kids ticket (14 and under) for every adult ticket purchased

- Ice Angels Dance Team poster giveaway and postgame autographs, pres. by Rieck's Printing

- Enter for a chance to win a 2017 Toyota Camry, courtesy of AutoRide of Reading

- Special St. Hat Trick's Day Jerseys

Fri., Mar. 22: $1 Beer Night at 7:00 p.m. vs. Newfoundland

- $1 Draft Beer

- Enter for a chance to win a 2017 Toyota Camry, courtesy of AutoRide of Reading

Group tickets start at $11 for all Royals home games.

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