READING, Pa. -

Ethan Cox has signed with the Reading Royals. The forward returns for his third season in Reading following a year in which he played a pivotal role in capturing the franchise's first-ever Kelly Cup Championship.

Cox recorded 29 points last season and added invaluable leadership for the Royals, serving as an alternate captain.

Cox joins Yannick Tifu as the only players announced as signed by the Royals.