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ROYALS ANNOUNCE 2017-18 REGULAR SEASON SCHEDULE

Victoria to open season at home on Friday, September 22nd vs. Vancouver.

For Immediate Release
Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Victoria, BC- The Victoria Royals are pleased to announce their schedule for the 2017-18 Western Hockey League (WHL) Regular Season.

The Royals will open their seventh WHL season at home against the Vancouver Giants on Friday, September 22nd. Puck drop is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre.

Victoria will have two season long five-game homestands. The first set will begin on Saturday, October 28th and conclude on Friday, November 10th. During that time, the Royals will host the Giants, Kelowna Rockets, and Edmonton Oil Kings. The second homestand will consist of visits from Edmonton, the Red Deer Rebels, Vancouver, and Portland Winterhawks between Wednesday, February 14th and Saturday, February 24th.

The Royals’ longest road trip of the season will span seven games from Friday, October 13th to Wednesday, October 25th. During that time, the club will visit the Spokane Chiefs, Seattle Thunderbirds, Edmonton, Regina Pats, Brandon Wheat Kings, Saskatoon Blades, and Prince Albert Raiders.

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2017-18 Schedule Facts:

By Team:

Brandon: 0 home + 1 road = 1 game
Calgary: 2 home + 0 road = 2 games
Edmonton: 2 home + 1 road = 3 games
Everett: 2 home + 2 road = 4 games
Kamloops: 4 home + 4 road = 8 games
Kelowna: 4 home + 4 road = 8 games
Kootenay: 1 home + 0 road = 1 game
Lethbridge: 1 home + 1 road = 2 games
Medicine Hat: 1 home + 1 road = 2 games
Moose Jaw: 0 home + 1 road = 1 game
Portland: 2 home + 2 road = 4 games
Prince Albert: 0 home + 1 road = 1 game
Prince George: 4 home + 4 road = 8 games
Regina: 0 home + 1 road = 1 game
Red Deer: 2 home + 0 road = 2 games
Saskatoon: 0 home + 1 road = 1 game
Seattle: 2 home + 2 road = 4 games
Spokane: 2 home + 2 road = 4 games
Swift Current: 0 home + 1 road = 1 game
Tri-City: 2 home + 2 road = 4 games
Vancouver: 5 home + 5 road = 10 games

By Division:

B.C. Division: 17 home + 17 road = 34 games
U.S. Division: 10 home + 10 road = 20 games
Central Division: 9 home + 3 road = 12 games
East Division: 0 home + 6 road = 6 games

By Month:

September: 2 home + 1 road = 3 games
October: 5 home + 9 road = 14 games
November: 7 home + 5 road = 12 games
December: 4 home + 6 road= 10 games
January: 5 home + 8 road = 13 games
February: 8 home + 4 road = 12 games
March: 5 home + 3 road = 8 games

By Day:

Sunday: 4 home + 2 road = 6 games
Monday: 0 home + 2 road = 2 games
Tuesday: 4 home + 3 road = 7 games
Wednesday: 4 home + 8 road = 12 games
Thursday: 1 home + 0 road = 1 game
Friday: 12 home + 10 road = 22 games
Saturday: 11 home + 11 road = 22 games

The Royals’ 2017-18 Season Ticket Packages are on-sale now. Guarantee yourself the best seats, prices and benefits that includes the most flexible ticket exchange policy in the WHL. Secure your spot for next season by giving the Royals’ ticket office a call at 250-220-7889 or sending an email to tickets@victoriaroyals.com to set up an appointment to view available seating.

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