Royals Rally Past Rockets in Shootout
Victoria, BC - The Victoria Royals scored a pair of third period goals, while forward Kaid Oliver recorded the shootout winner to erase a 3-1 deficit and earn a 4-3 win over the Kelowna Rockets on Tuesday night.
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Royals - Gary Haden 1g-0a, Will Warm 1g-0a, Kaid Oliver 1g-0a (Shootout Winner), Keanu Derungs 0g-1a, Brandon Cutler 0g-1a, Nolan Jones 0g-1a, Tarun Fizer 0g-1a.
Kelowna - Ethan Ernst 1g-1a, Pavel Novak 1g-0a, Sean Comrie 1g-0a, Cayde Augustine 0g-1a, Kaedan Korczak 0g-1a, Elias Carmichael 0g-1a.
Royals - Brock Gould - 27:30 mins, five saves on eight shots.
Shane Farkas (W) - 37:30 mins, stopped all 16 shots he faced.
Kelowna - Roman Basran (SOL) - 65:00 mins, 25 saves on 28 shots.
Royals - 0/1=0.0%.
Kelowna - 0/3=0.0%.
First Meeting: Tonight's contest was the first of nine regular season meetings between the two clubs. They will meet again tomorrow night in Victoria.
Shootouts: Victoria now holds a record of 2-0 in the shootout this season. The Royals first win in the shootout came on September 28th vs. Prince George Cougars.
Point Streak: Victoria defenceman Will Warm has now recorded a point in each of his last three contests. He has tallied two goals and an assist during that span.
Birthday Boy: Royals defenceman Carson Golder is celebrating his 17th birthday today. Golder is from Terrace, BC and was listed by Victoria in June of 2018.
Signed: Kelowna's Dillon Hamaliuk was recently signed to an entry-level contract by the San Jose Sharks of the NHL. He was selected by the Sharks in the second round, 55th overall, in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft.
Next Game: The Royals and Rockets will once again do battle tomorrow night at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre with puck drop 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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