READING, Pa. - The Reading Royals, ECHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers, announced the signing of 25-year-old forward Jackson Cressey to a contract for teh 2021-22 season.
The West Vancouver, British Columbia native signed with the Royals before the 2020-21 season and his rights were retained by the team after the ECHL’s North Division bowed out of the shortened campaign. He travelled to Sweden to play for Tyringe SoSS in HockeyEttan, the third tier in the country, scoring 13 points (6g-7a) in 14 games before adding five points in the relegation round of the postseason.
He suited up for Princeton University for four seasons and was named alternate captain in his senior year, 2019-20. He totaled 116 points (32g-84a) in 132 games with the Tigers and was named to the 2017 ECAC All-Rookie Team in 2017 and won the ECAC Championship in 2018.