Mark Bennett Sent To Reading For Future Considerations


The following article was posted at on January 10, 2018 featuring Union College alum Mark Bennett, who has been traded from the Tulsa Oilers to the Reading Royals for future considerations. 

By David Fine 

The Reading Royals picked up forward Mark Bennett from the Tulsa Oilers for future considerations, Head Coach and Director of Player Personnel Kirk MacDonald announced Wednesday. Bennett joins Reading as the team prepares for a divisional matchup against Worcester Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. with $5 Green Zone tickets and postgame player autographs from Santander Arena. Bennett will wear #28. Additionally, Mark Naclerio has signed with a team in Europe and has been suspended from the Royals.

In ten games with Tulsa, Bennett registered a goal and three points.

Bennett is a 3rd-year professional that has one goal and five points in 12 ECHL games this season. The 6-foot, 205-lb. native of Oakville, ON started the season with Brampton (2 GP, 2a) and moved to the SPHL with Pensacola. With the Ice Flyers, Bennett had two goals and four points in five games.

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