Anthony Stolarz is continuing his comeback from a meniscus injury with the Royals.
He made the start Wednesday night and lost 5-4 in overtime against Fort Wayne.
Stolarz had 30 saves for Reading in their first home game in three weeks.
Matt Willows had 2 goals for the Royals. Adam Schmidt and Timothy Liljegren added goals as well.
Reading hosts Brampton in its next game on Saturday.