Thursday, 22 October 2015

Recap: VIC 2 - KAM 3

Victoria drops 3-2 decision to Kamloops.

For Immediate Release
Wednesday, October 21, 2015                                                                    

Kamloops, BC- The Victoria Royals fell to the Kamloops Blazers 3-2 when they surrendered a late third period goal on Wednesday night at the Sandman Centre.

The Blazers’ Collin Shirley scored the game winning goal, his second of the night, with 32 seconds remaining in the contest. The Royals’ Vladimir Bobylev, fifth goal of the season, and Dante Hannoun (4) notched the goals for Victoria. Kamloops’ other marker was scored by Matt Needham.

Victoria netminder Coleman Vollrath stopped 31 of the 34 shots fired at him, while Kamloops’ goaltender Connor Ingram turned aside 27 of the 29 shots he faced.

Neither team was able to capitalize on the man-advantage. The Royals went 0/2=0.0%, while the Blazers went 0/4=0.0%.

The Royals will head to Spokane for a two-game set against the Chiefs on Friday and Saturday. Puck drop for both games is slated for 7:05 p.m.

Victoria returns home on Tuesday, October 27th against the Lethbridge Hurricanes for Winter Driving Awareness Night. Puck drop is scheduled for 7:05 p.m.

The Royals are five years strong, and are celebrating with a Five Game Fan Pack that highlights four big nights on the 2015-16 schedule, plus a game of your choice.  Starting at just $60, the ticket pack guarantees your seat to Turn Back the Clock Night, Teddy Bear Toss, Pink in the Rink, Fan Appreciation Night and a game that you choose. These ticket packs also includes a Royals hat, puck, and team program. Pick your seats today by calling 250-220-7889 or emailing