The Reading Royals announced today that they are changing affiliations. The Royals are going to now be a Washington Capitals affiliate which also means a relationship with the Hershey Bears, two affiliations that make a lot of sense geographically. When the Royals first came into existence, they were affiliated with the LA Kings, which is why so many Royals fans enjoyed the King's and Jonathan Quick's Stanley Cup win this year. The last few years they've been affiliated with Toronto and also with Boston as a part of that de. Now, they're going to pair up with the they'll also be sharing Bears of the AHL.