Royals Earn Point in Overtime Loss to Americans
Kennewick, WA - The Victoria Royals fell 4-3 in overtime to the Tri-City Americans on Friday night at the Toyota Center.
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Royals - Tarun Fizer 1g-1a, River Fahey 1g-0a, Matthew Smith 1g-0a, Sean Gulka 0g-1a, Kaid Oliver 0g-1a.
Tri-City - Kyle Olson 2g-0a (Game Winner), Samuel Huo 1g-1a, Krystof Hrabik 0g-2a, Tom Cadieux 1g-0a, Sasha Mutala 0g-1a, Mitchell Brown 0g-1a.
Royals - Shane Farkas (OTL) - 64:20 mins, 26 saves on 30 shots.
Tri-City - Beck Warm (W) - 64:20 mins, 27 saves on 30 shots.
Royals - 1/5=20.0%.
Tri-City - 0/1=0.0%.
Extra Time: Since 2012-13, every season series between Victoria and Tri-City has seen at least one game decided in either overtime or a shootout. With the win tonight, the Americans have now won eight of the 11 games that have been decided in extra time between the two clubs.
Twin Billing: In tonight's game, Royals defenceman Will Warm played against his twin brother, Americans' goaltender Beck Warm. This was the first time in their WHL careers that the two brothers from Whistler, BC had faced each other.
Point Streak: A pair of Royals continued their point scoring streaks in tonight's contest. Both Tarun Fizer (3g-1a) and Kaid Oliver (4a) have recorded four points in their past three games.
Next Game: Victoria will conclude their two-game road trip tomorrow night versus the Spokane Chiefs. Puck drop is scheduled for 7:05 p.m.
Home Sweet Home: The Royals return home on Friday, October 18th for Country Night versus the Swift Current Broncos. Puck drop is at 7:05 p.m. 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.
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