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ROYALS UPENDED BY THUNDERBIRDS

 

Victoria knocked down by Seattle 2-1; club battles Spokane tomorrow night.

For Immediate Release
Friday, March 8, 2019

Kent, WA – The Victoria Royals fell to the Seattle Thunderbirds 2-1 on Friday night at the accesso ShoWare Center.

Game Summary:

Gamesheetbit.ly/2XJcT4x.

Scoring:
Royals – Igor Martynov 1g-0a, Mitchell Prowse 0g-1a, Phillip Schultz 0g-1a.

Seattle – Noah Philp 2g-0a, Henrik Rybinski 0g-1a, Matthew Wedman 0g-1a, Payton Mount 0g-1a, Tyler Carpendale 0g-1a.

Goaltending:
Royals – Brock Gould (L) – 57:46 mins, 30 saves on 32 shots.

Seattle – Roddy Ross (W) – 60:00 mins, 19 saves on 20 shots.

Powerplay:
Royals – 1/5 = 20.0%.

Seattle – 1/3 = 33.3%.

Notes:

Series Finale: Tonight’s contest marked the final regular season game between these two clubs. With the defeat, the Royals fell to 1-3-0-0 against Seattle this season.

Back-to-Back: The Royals are now 16-9-0-0 in the first game of back-to-back contests this season, with seven of those wins taking place on the road.

One Goal Games: Tonight, was the Royals’ 25th game of the season that has been decided by one goal. In one goal games this year, Victoria is 14-7-2-2.

Streaking: Currently, Royals’ forward Phillip Schultz is riding a five-game point streak, collecting eight points (5g-3a). Additionally, Schultz also has posted at least one point in his last five games against teams from the US Division, with five goals and five assists over that span.

On the Road: The club continues their four-game road trip tomorrow night against the Spokane Chiefs. Their travels will conclude when the team head to Kamloops to face the Blazers on Wednesday March 13th.

Back at the Barn: The Royals return home on March 15th to battle the Everett Silvertips for their final regular season home game, and their annual Fan Appreciation Night. 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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