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ROYALS FALL TO SILVERTIPS IN REGULAR SEASON FINALE

Victoria is bested by Everett 5-1; playoff tickets for Games 1 & 2 on sale now.

For Immediate Release

Saturday, March 16, 2019

Everett, WA ­– The Victoria Royals were defeated by the Everett Silvertips 5-1, on Saturday night, to conclude their regular season.

Game Summary:

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Scoring:

Royals – D-Jay Jerome 1g-0a, Remy Aquilon 0g-1a.

Everett – Martin Fakso-Rudas 3g-0a (Game Winner), Dawson Butt 1g-0a, Jalen Price 1g-0a, Gianni Fairbrother 0g-1a, Robbie Holmes 0g-1a, Reece Vitelli 0g-1a, Conrad Mitchell 0g-1a, Gage Goncalves 0g-1a, Justyn Gurney 0g-1a, Jake Christiansen 0g-1a.

Goaltending:

Royals – Brock Gould (L) – 60:00 mins, 39 saves on 44 shots.

Everett – Max Palaga (W) – 60:00 mins, 18 saves on 19 shots.

Powerplay:

Royals – 0/5 = 0.0%

Everett – 1/4 = 25.0%

Notes:

Season Recap: The Royals’ 2018-19 regular season concluded tonight. The club finished with a record of 34-30-2-2, good for second in the BC Division. Victoria’s top scorer this season was Kaid Oliver, who recorded 49 points (27g-22a) in 58 games.

Bon Voyage: Tonight’s game marked the final regular season contest for the Victoria Royals’ three 20-year-old players: Griffen Outhouse, Ralph Jarratt, and Kody McDonald (who was injured). Outhouse has posted a record of 114-60-11-4 and is the all-time winningest goalie in franchise history. Jarratt has collected 72 points (15g-57a) in his 268 career games. Finally, McDonald, who was acquired from Prince Albert earlier this season, has skated in 323 contests. Over that span he has collected 198 points (95g-103a).

Series Summary: The season series between the Victoria Royals and the Everett Silvertips ended with tonight’s game. Victoria finished with a 2-2-0-0 record against Everett this season, that included a split this weekend.

Familiar Foe: The Royals have now faced the Everett Silvertips in their season finale every year since the 2012-13 campaign.

Award Ceremony: Tomorrow afternoon, the Royals will host their annual awards ceremony. The event starts at 4:00 p.m. with a mix and mingle, while the awards portion begins at 5:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at www.selectyourtickets.com.

Playoffs: The Royals will begin the first round of the 2019 WHL Playoffs at home on Friday, March 22nd at 7:05 p.m. Game 2 will take place on Saturday, March 23rd at 7:05 p.m. The Royals’ opponent is still to be determined. 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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