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ROYALS THWARTED BY BLAZERS

Victoria falls 3-2 to Kamloops; team plays in Kelowna on Friday.

For Immediate Release
Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Kamloops, BC – The Victoria Royals were bested 3-2 by the Kamloops Blazers on Wednesday night at the Sandman Centre.

Game Summary:

Gamesheetbit.ly/2zKLjtf

Scoring:
Royals – Phillip Schultz 1g-0a, D-Jay Jerome 1g-0a, Brandon Cutler 0g-1a.

Kamloops – Kyrell Sopotyk 1g-1a, Luke Zazula 0g-2a, Josh Pillar 1g-0a (Game Winner), Jermaine Loewen 1g-0a, Martin Lang 0g-1a, Quinn Schmiemann 0g-1a, Jeff Faith 0g-1a.

Goaltending:
Royals – Brock Gould (L) – 58:37 mins, 26 saves on 29 shots.

Kamloops – Dylan Garand (W) – 60:00 mins, 19 saves on 21 shots.

Power Play:
Royals – 0/5 = 0.0%

Kamloops – 1/6 = 16.7%

Notes:

Vancouver Island Products: Tonight, the Royals played against a pair of Victoria, BC natives in Dylan Garand, and Sean Strange. Garand also had his first WHL start come against his hometown club on October 6, 2018.

After Two Periods: For the first time this season, the Royals lost after leading through two periods. The club’s record is now 6-1-0-0 when leading after 40 minutes.

Europe Bound: Yesterday, Royals’ forward Igor Martynov joined the Belarus Ice Hockey Association’s Under-20 Selection Camp. Belarus, who was relegated from the top group at the 2018 World Junior Championships, will compete in this year’s Division 1 Group A of the World Junior Championships in Fussen, Germany.

Coming Up: Victoria continues their five-game road trip on Friday against the Kelowna Rockets. Puck drop is at 7:05 p.m.

Home Sweet Home: The Royals return home on Tuesday, December 11th and Wednesday, December 12th against the Portland Winterhawks for a two-game set. 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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