ROYALS VICTORIOUS OVER THUNDERBIRDS
Victoria upends Seattle 6-1 as Tyler Soy records four points.
For Immediate Release
Saturday, October 14, 2017
Kent, WA- The Victoria Royals dropped the Seattle Thunderbirds 6-1 on Saturday night at the ShoWare Center as Tyler Soy earned four points (1g-3a), including an assist on the game winner.
Gamesheet – http://whl.ca/gamecentre/1014709/boxscore
Royals – Tyler Soy 1g-3a, Matthew Phillips 2g-0a (Game Winner), Regan Nagy 1g-1a, Jared Legien 1g-0a, Jared Freadrich 1g-0a, Scott Walford 0g-1a, Ryan Peckford 0g-1a, Yan Khomenko 0g-1a, Anthony Bishop 0g-1a, Igor Martynov 0g-1a, Chaz Reddekopp 0g-1a.
Seattle – Nolan Volcan 1g-0a, Sami Moilanen 0g-1a, Austin Strand 0g-1a.
Royals – Griffen Outhouse (W) – 51:18 Min, 26 saves on 27 shots
Dean McNabb – 8:42 Min, five saves on five shots
Seattle – Matt Berlin (L) – 60:00 min, 24 saves on 30 shots
Royals – 3/8=37.5%
Seattle – 0/4=0.0%
Magical Man-Advantage – With three powerplay markers tonight, the Royals have now recorded goals with the man-advantage in 10 straight games. This sets the new franchise record for most consecutive contests with a powerplay tally.
Streak Breakers – Tonight’s victory ended a streak of nine straight losses to the Thunderbirds for Victoria. The Royals’ last victory over Seattle was a 3-2 win on March 2, 2015.
Familiar Faces – Victoria’s Anthony Bishop and Seattle’s Blake Bargar were facing their former teams for the first time tonight. The two skaters where traded for each other this past summer.
Glorious Goals – After tonight’s game, the Royals have now scored six or more goals on seven separate occasions this season with a mark of 6-1-0-0 in those contests. During the 2016-17 campaign, Victoria earned a perfect 12-0-0-0 mark when they record six or more goals.
Streaking Skaters – Four point streaks were extended in tonight’s game for the Royals. Matthew Phillips has registered nine goals and 15 assists for 24 points in 10 straight games. Tyler Soy has tallied 12 points (3g-9a) in his last five games, while Regan Nagy has recorded eight points (6g-2a) in four games. Scott Walford has recorded assists in five consecutive contests.
The Road Ahead –The Royals will now travel to Edmonton to face the Oil Kings on Wednesday, October 18th at Rogers Place. Puck drop is set for 6:00 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time. Victoria will return from their season long road trip on Saturday, October 28th to play the Vancouver Giants. Puck drop for both contests are set for 7:05 p.m. 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.