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Media Notes -- Royals Fall to Giants

December 18, 2017 - Western Hockey League (WHL) - Victoria Royals News Release

Victoria, BC- The Victoria Royals were bested 6-2 by the Vancouver Giants on Saturday night at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre.

Game Summary

Gamesheet - http://bit.ly/2kC9PV2

Scoring:

Royals - Matthew Phillips 1g-1a, Eric Florchuk 1g-0a, Tyler Soy 0g-1a, Scott Walford 0g-1a, Jared Freadrich 0g-1a.

Vancouver - Dylan Plouffe 2g-0a (Game Winner), Ty Ronning 2g-0a, Brayden Watts 2g-0a, James Malm 0g-2a, Dawson Holt 0g-2a, Tyler Ho 0g-1a, Matt Barberis 0g-1a, Brad Morrison 0g-1a, Tyler Benson 0g-1a, Alex Kannok Leipert 0g-1a.

Goaltending:

Royals - Griffen Outhouse (L) - 59:12 Mins, 38 saves on 43 shots

Vancouver - Todd Scott (W) - 60:00 Mins, 25 saves on 27 shots

Power Play:

Royals - 0/20.0%

Vancouver - 1/333.3%

Notes:

Helping Hand - With an assist tonight, Tyler Soy (146) is within a helper of tying the Victoria record for most career assists, set by former Royal Jack Walker with 147 (2012-17). Former Royal and Chilliwack Bruin Brandon Magee holds the franchise record with 151 assists over his 318-game career (2010-15).

Halfway There - The Victoria Royals wrapped up the first half of their regular season with a record of 20-13-3-0. The club has posted a home mark of 11-4-1-0 and is tied with the Kelowna Rockets for the most points (43) in the BC Division through 36 games.

On Fire - Soy stretched his point streak to five games tonight and has registered eight points (2g-6a) during that span.

Welcome Home - Victoria forwards Noah Gregor and Tyus Gent took part in their first game at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre as members of the Royals. Victoria acquired Gregor earlier this week in trade with the Moose Jaw Warriors. Gent was recently called up by the club from the Delta Hockey Academy Prep in the Canadian Sport School Hockey League.

Next Up - The Royals return from the holiday break on Tuesday, December 27 th and Wednesday, December 28th for a pair of contests against the Prince George Cougars. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Select Your Tickets box office, over the phone by calling 250-220-7777, or online at www.selectyourtickets.com .

Social Media:

Facebook - http://bit.ly/2BAsaMX

Twitter - http://bit.ly/2CJcOmT

Twitter Handles - @victoriaroyals, @WHLGiants, @_SoySauce_, @bmagee18, @n_gregs20.

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For further information contact:

Nathan Frutiger

Communications Coordinator

Victoria Royals Hockey Club

778-977-1703

nathan.frutiger@victoriaroyals.com

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