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Royals Clinch Home Ice in First Round of Playoffs; Tickets on Sale Now

March 17, 2018 - Western Hockey League (WHL) - Victoria Royals News Release


Victoria, BC - The Victoria Royals will meet their coastal rival, the Vancouver Giants, in the first round of the WHL Playoffs in a best-of-seven series that begins on Friday, March 23rd at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre.

The Royals, with one game remaining in the regular season, have clinched the second seed in the BC Division with 84 points (39-26-4-2), and will have home ice advantage in the series as a result. The Giants, who have 81 points (36-26-6-3) with one game remaining, will finish as the third seed in the BC Division. Victoria posted a 7-3-0-0 record versus Vancouver this season.

Single game tickets for the 2018 WHL Playoffs are on sale now at the Select Your Ticket Box Office located at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre, over the phone at 250-220-7777 or online at www.selectyourtickets.com. Tickets for Royals' playoff games start at $19.

Series Schedule:

Friday, March 23rd - Vancouver @ Victoria - 7:05 p.m.

Saturday, March 24th - Vancouver @ Victoria - 7:05 p.m.

Tuesday, March 27th - Victoria @ Vancouver - 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, March 28th - Victoria @ Vancouver - 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, March 31st - Vancouver @ Victoria - 7:05 p.m. (if necessary)

Monday, April 2nd - Victoria @ Vancouver - 2:00 p.m. (if necessary)

Tuesday, April 3rd - Vancouver @ Victoria - 7:05 p.m. (if necessary)

This series will mark the first time in the Royals' seven-year history that these two teams have met in the WHL Playoffs.

Royals' 2018 Playoff Ticket Packages are also available. A $75 per-seat deposit not only locks in your favourite seat location at all home playoff games, it also provides a discount off standard ticket rates.

Victoria concludes their 2017-18 regular season tomorrow against the Everett Silvertips on Fan Appreciation Night with puck drop at 7:05 p.m. For ticket availability please call the Select Your Tickets Box Office at 250-220-7889 or visit www.selectyourtickets.com.

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