ROYALS BLANKED BY SILVERTIPS
Victoria shut out by Everett 3-0; team plays in Vancouver tomorrow.
For Immediate Release
Saturday, January 12, 2019
Victoria, BC – The Victoria Royals were downed 3-0 by the Everett Silvertips on Saturday night at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre.
Royals – No scoring.
Everett – Zack Andrusiak 1g-0a (Game Winner), Justyn Gurney 1g-0a, Reece Vitelli 1g-0a, Martin Fasko-Rudas 0g-1a, Sahvan Khaira 0g-1a, Bryce Kindopp 0g-1a, Ronan Seeley 0g-1a, Wyatte Wylie 0g-1a.
Royals – Griffen Outhouse (L) – 60:00 mins, 27 saves on 30 shots.
Everett – Dustin Wolf (W) – 60:00 mins, stopped all 29 shots he faced.
Royals – 0/3 = 0.0%
Everett – 0/1 = 0.0%
Milestone Man: Royals’ forward Kody McDonald played in his 300th career WHL game. Along with Victoria, McDonald also played for the Prince George Cougars (2013-2018) and Prince Albert Raiders (2018-19). Over six WHL seasons, the native of Lethbridge, AB has tallied 177 points (84g-93a).
Former Silvertip: Royals’ defenceman Jameson Murray played in his first contest against the Everett Silvertips as a member of the Victoria Royals. Murray, who was acquired by the Royals this past offseason, dressed in seven games for the Silvertips last season.
Everett Connection: Royals’ forward Alex Bolshakov, who played in his second WHL game tonight, is a product of the Everett Junior Silvertips Under-16 Team. In 12 games with the Junior Silvertips this season, Bolshakov has registered eight points (5g-3a).
Coming up: The Royals will travel to Langley tomorrow to take on the BC Division leading Vancouver Giants at 4:00 p.m. for their third game in three nights.
Back to the Barn: The Victoria Royals return home on Friday, January 18th to battle the Moose Jaw Warriors 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.