ARPAD MIHALY LOANED TO WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON PENGUINS
/ Los Angeles Kings
Reading, PA – The Reading Royals of the ECHL, affiliate of the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League and the Manchester Monarchs of the American Hockey League, today announced that left wing Arpad Mihaly ("AR pahd" "muh HAW lee") has been loaned to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the AHL. This marks the first trip of the season to the American League for Mihaly (6'4"/220 lbs.), who has played 170 American League games in his seven year pro career. Last year with Wilkes-Barre, Mihaly scored two goals and assisted on six others in 38 games. This season, Mihaly (26) leads the Royals with fourteen goals and twelve assists in seventeen games. It is expected that Mihaly will be in the line-up for the Penguins when they face the Hershey Bears in Wilkes-Barre tonight.
The Royals return to action tonight when they take on the Toledo Storm at the Sovereign Center (7:05 pm). It is "Guys Night Out" and the first 1500 guys to arrive at tonight's game receive a mini-tool kit courtesy of the Royals. There will be a number of prizes given out at tonight's game to the guys, including an opportunity to serve as a color commentator on the Royals' broadcast crew at an upcoming game. Royals' game day broadcasts can be heard live on ESPN Radio 1240 am in Ephrata, as well as through the internet via the Royals' website (www.royalshockey.com) with the pre-game show beginning thirty minutes before the opening face-off.