READING, Pa. — The nomads are coming home.
The Adirondack Thunder finished their 12-game, 4,600-mile road trip Friday with a 2-0 loss to Reading in an ECHL game. They now get to face the Royals again Saturday home, at Cool Insuring Arena. It will be the Thunder’s first home game since Oct. 28.
Despite being away for so long and having a number of player transactions, the Thunder still managed a respectable 6-5-1 record during the road swing.
On Friday, however, they couldn’t put one by Royals goaltender John Muse, who made 30 saves for the shutout. Adirondack goalie Drew Fielding saved 27 in the loss. Matt Willows scored a power-play goal for Reading, while Adam Schmidt’s backhanded rebound accounted for the other score.
It was the Thunder’s second consecutive loss to Reading, moving them to 0-3-1 against the Royals this season.
Saturday’s home game is also Marvel Superhero Night, and the Thunder will wear superhero-themed jerseys. In addition, Ming Chen, star of AMC’s “Comic Book Men” will be on hand for the game.
Saturday’s home game starts a seven-game home stretch through Dec. 15. The Thunder are home for 10 of 14 games in December.
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