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Bears Recall T.J. Syner from Reading Royals

by Scott Stuccio / Washington Capitals

HERSHEY, Pa. – The HERSHEY BEARS announced today that the club has recalled forward T.J. Syner from the Reading Royals (ECHL). The announcement was made by BEARS President/GM Doug Yingst.

Syner, 24, has begun his first full professional season on a high note, averaging a point per game for the Royals with two goals and three assists in five contests and leading the squad in scoring.

The 5-9, 180-pound native of Springfield, MA joined the BEARS late last season following completion of his fourth year at UMass-Amherst (HE). Syner recorded 97 points (37 goals, 60 assists) in 135 career games with the Minutemen. In his senior season, Syner was a nominee for the Hobey Baker Award.

The BEARS are home tonight, October 27 for a 7:00 PM faceoff against the Albany Devils. Individual tickets for this game and all HERSHEY BEARS home games are currently on sale at the GIANT Center box office, by calling (717) 508-BEAR, or online at

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