Saturday night at the Santander Arena in Reading, the Royals kicked off their 2016-17 season as they hosted Elmira. The Jackals won both preseason contests against Reading last weekend.
Five different Royals scored in this one. Olivier LaBelle lit the lamp twice.
Steven Swavely, Kris Newberry, Chris McCarthy, and Ryan Penny also tallied goals. Reading wins, 6-2. The Royals travel to West Virginia to take on the Wheeling Nailers Thursday night.