READING, Pa. -

Veteran forward Brandon Blandina has agreed to return for a fourth stint with the Reading Royals. He tallied a career-high 23 points last season with the Royals.

Blandina played in 55 games with Reading last year and also led the team in shorthanded goals.

Blandina is also a guy known for his hustle and heart, earning the team's Heart Award in 2013.

He is the tenth player announced as signed by the Royals.