Former Notre Dame-West Haven hockey standout Pereira re-signs with ECHL team

Mike PereiraWest Haven, CT native Mike Pereira has re-signed with the Reading (PA) Royals of the ECHL. Pereira spent the 2015-16 season in Reading, finishing with a 19-24-43 line through 47 games. The Royals are an affiliate of the NHL’s Philadelphia Flyers.

In 2007, Pereira earned All-SCC (D1) 2nd Team and New Haven Register Honorable Mention All State hockey honors for Notre Dame-West Haven before transferring to South Kent School. He spent two seasons at South Kent, before finishing out his prep school hockey career at Avon Old Farms in 2009-2010.

At the close of his four-year college hockey career at UMass-Amherst, he began his pro career by signing an amateur tryout (ATO) with the Worcester Sharks of the AHL in 2014.