ROYALS STIFLED BY HURRICANES
Victoria upended by Lethbridge 4-1 in team’s fourth game in five nights.
For Immediate Release
Saturday, December 2, 2017
Lethbridge, AB – The Victoria Royals were downed by the Lethbridge Hurricanes 4-1 on Saturday night at the ENMAX Centre.
Gamesheet – http://bit.ly/2APsiIz
Royals – Dante Hannoun 1g-0a, Tarun Fizer 0g-1a, Tyus Gent 0g-1a.
Lethbridge – Ty Prefontaine 2g-1a, Jake Elmer 2g-0a (Game Winner), Giorgio Estephan 0g-2a, Jordy Bellerive 0g-1a, Josh Tarzwell 0g-1a, Zane Franklin 0g-1a.
Royals – Griffen Outhouse (L) – 59:49 Mins, 40 saves on 43 shots
Lethbridge – Stuart Skinner (W) – 60:00 Mins, 30 saves on 31 shots
Royals – 0/4=0.0%
Lethbridge – 0/5=0.0%
One to Remember – Royals’ forward Tyus Gent registered his first WHL point tonight with an assist. Before he was called up to Victoria, Gent lead the Delta Hockey Academy Midget Prep team with 34 points (16g-18a) in 20 games.
Four in a row – Royals’ forward Dante Hannoun extended his point streak to four games with a goal in the third period. The product of Delta, BC has tallied five points (1g-4a) during that span.
Coming Home – Tonight’s game marked the final contest of Victoria’s four-game road trip through Alberta and Saskatchewan. The club travelled a combined 3,653 kilometres and played four games in five nights.
WHL First – Hurricanes’ blueliner Ty Prefontaine recorded a pair of goals tonight that included the first of his WHL career.
Next Up – The Royals will face the Kootenay ICE on Friday, December 8th at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre for Teddy Bear Toss night with puck drop set for 7:05 p.m. This event is one of the most popular games of the season and fans are encouraged to secure their seats in advance. 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.