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Patrick Wellar Returned To Reading

December 3, 2008 - 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 defenseman Patrick Wellar has been returned to the Royals from the Hershey Bears of the AHL. Wellar was loaned to the Bears on November 27 and played three games with Hershey (0g-0a=0pts; 0 pims, +3). In seventeen games with Reading this season, Wellar has registered three assists and picked up forty-three penalty mintues.

Wellar is expected to be in the line-up tonight (7:05 pm) when the Royals start their December schedule against the Johnstown Chiefs at the Sovereign Center in Reading. Wednesday'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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