A fight broke out with 18:33 left in regulation. Penny from the Royals and Boudreau from the Cyclones each took two minute roughing penalties leading to four on four hockey.
Royals score to tie game at 2 with 16:32 left in regulation. Luukko (5th) from Pelech and Ibener.
Then with 15:35 left in regulation the Royals took their first lead of the game with a goal from Goulbourne. Assists to Watkins and Boivin.
Cincinnati called their time out after the goal was scored.
And with 14:10 left in regulation the Royals scored their 4th of the game. Crandall with the goal. Boivin and McCarthy with the helpers.
Royals get a power play with 13:39 left in regulation as holding called on Knodel. Cincinnati killed off the penalty.
The Royals make it 5-2 with 2:24 left in regulation. Goal scored by Pelech (3rd of season) with assists to Perry and Pettersson.
Final score Reading Royals 5; Cincinnati Cyclones 3. Shots on goal 29-25 Royals.