The Washington Capitals have announced a new ECHL affiliate for the 2012-13 season, the Reading Royals. No longer affiliated with the Toronto Maple Leafs and Boston Bruins, the Royals will replace the South Carolina Stingrays as the Caps' AA minor league development team. The Royals and Bears have a long history of working together, being geographically so close to each other, but now the Capitals can officially draw on the Royals for their needs, as well.
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