READING, Pa. — Goaltender Mark Dekanich stopped 28 of 29 shots as the Reading Royals beat the Adirondack Thunder 3-1 Sunday in the final preseason game for both teams.
The ECHL regular season opens Saturday with the Thunder hosting the Brampton Beast at Cool Insuring Arena.
Desmond Bergin scored the only Thunder goal in the second period. Nick Riopel went the distance in goal for Adirondack, making 23 saves.
Adam Schmidt, Matt Wilkins and K.J. Tiefenwerth scored for Reading.