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Big 3rd period lifts Royals past Orlando

Published On: Apr 02 2014 11:16:36 PM EDT

Reading posted a 6-2 win over visiting Orlando on Wednesday in a meeting of two Eastern Conference powers.


The Reading Royals scored five goals in the third period and rolled to a 6-2 win over Orlando on Wednesday night at Santander Arena.

Trailing 2-1 entering the final period, the Royals blitzed the Solar Bears with four goals in the first six minutes.

Kevin Walrod and Greg Wolfe had two goals apiece. Matt Campanale and T.J. Syner added the other two goals to help Reading clinch the Atlantic Division title.


The Royals will host Kalamazoo on Friday and Saturday in a pair of huge games. Reading is two points up on the K-Wings for the top seed in the Eastern Conference.