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ROYALS EDGED BY SILVERTIPS IN OT IN GAME 5

Victoria clipped by Everett 3-2; Game 6 on Sunday afternoon at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre.

For Immediate Release
Friday, March 31, 2017

Everett, WA- The Victoria Royals were defeated 3-2 in overtime by the Everett Silvertips on Friday night and now trail 3-2 in the best-of-seven series.

The Silvertips’ Eetu Tuulola scored the overtime winner 7:02 into the first period of extra time. Patrick Bajkov and Matt Fonteyne both recorded markers in the middle frame.

Victoria forward Jared Dmytriw knotted the game 2-2 late in the third period when he buried his own rebound past Everett goalie Carter Hart. Carter Folk tallied the opening goal for the visitors in the second stanza on a deflection from a Chaz Reddekopp point shot.

Royals’ goaltender Griffen Outhouse got the nod in net and stopped 33 of the 36 shots directed his way. Outhouse’s counterpart, Hart, turned away 17 of the 19 pucks he faced.

Victoria held a mark of 0/1=0.0% on the man-advantage, while Everett went 1/3=33.3%.

The Royals return home on Sunday, April 2nd for Game 6 of the best-of-seven series. Puck drop is scheduled for 2:05 p.m. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Select Your Tickets Box Office, over the phone by calling 250-220-7889 or by visiting www.selectyourtickets.com.

If necessary, the two teams will travel to Everett for Game 7 on Tuesday, April 4th at the XFINITY Arena with puck drop set for 7:05 p.m.

Join the Royals Family, See the World! The World Junior Championships are coming to Victoria in early 2019, and Royals’ full and half-season ticket holders get first shot at the best seats. Lock in your new (or current) 2017-18 Royals’ ticket pack with a deposit by April 21st to take advantage of this exclusive Hockey Canada seat hold offer. Get the full details by calling 250-220-7889.

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