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Media Notes -- Royals Edged by Americans in Overtime

October 12, 2017 - Western Hockey League (WHL) - Victoria Royals News Release

Victoria, BC- The Victoria Royals dropped a 5-4 decision in overtime to the Tri-City Americans on Wednesday night at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre.

Game Summary

Gamesheet - http://whl.ca/gamecentre/1014700/boxscore

Game Galleries - http://bit.ly/2yeT6zF


Royals - Regan Nagy 2g-0a, Dante Hannoun 0g-2a, Tyler Soy 0g-2a, Matthew Phillips 1g-0a, Igor Martynov 1g-0a, Eric Florchuk 0g-1a, Jared Legien 0g-1a, Scott Walford 0g-1a.

Tri-City - Dylan Coghlan 2g-1a (Game Winner), Jordan Topping 1g-2a, Morgan Geekie 0g-2a, Michael Rasmussen 1g-1a, Connor Bouchard 1g-0a, Nolan Yaremko 0g-1a, Kyle Olson 0g-1a.


Royals - Griffen Outhouse (OTL) - 61:12 Min, 41 saves on 46 shots

Tri-City - Beck Warm (W) - 60:59 Min, 23 saves on 27 shots

Power Play:

Royals - 2/540.0%

Tri-City - 3/742.9%


One of Canada's Best - The Victoria Royals were ranked first on the Canadian Hockey League's Top 10 list earlier today. This marks the highest ranking for Victoria in the franchise's 12-year existence. This also marks the second time this season that the Royals have been ranked on the CHL's Top 10 list.

On Fire - Two Royals' players extended their point streaks in today's game. Matthew Phillips leads the team with 19 points (6g-13a) in eight straight games, while Tyler Soy has tallied six points (2g-4a) in three consecutive contests.

Shorty - With Nagy's shorthanded goal tonight, the Royals now lead the WHL in shorthanded markers with four.

Milestone Man - The Royals' Dante Hannoun, who played in his 200th WHL game tonight, recorded his 150th (62g-88a) career point. The 1998-born forward is in his fourth season (2014-present).

Island Foes - Island natives and Tri-City Americans' forward Jordan Topping (Salt Spring Island) and defenceman Dylan Coghlan (Nanaimo) each scored at least a goal in both weekday contests. Coghlan (2g-1a) and Topping (1g-2a) each had three points tonight.

Coming Up Next - The Royals kick off a seven-game, 6,123-kilometre road trip starting in Spokane on Friday, October 13th with puck drop for 7:05 p.m. Victoria will make stops in Seattle, Edmonton, Regina, Brandon, Saskatoon and finish in Prince Albert. The Royals return home on Saturday, October 28th to battle the Vancouver Giants.

Social Media:

Twitter Handles - @victoriaroyals, @TCAmericans, @ReganNagy, @hannoun19, @dylancoghlan15, @JordanT_11

For further information contact:

Nathan Frutiger

Communications Coordinator

Victoria Royals Hockey Club



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