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ROYALS STOPPED BY GIANTS

Victoria couldn’t slow down Vancouver attack in 6-4 loss.

For Immediate Release
Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Kelowna, BC – The Victoria Royals dropped a 6-4 decision to the Vancouver Giants on Wednesday night at the RE/MAX Hub in Kelowna. The Giants used a steady attack as they scored in each period en route to the win.

Game Summary

Gamesheet – https://whl.ca/gamecentre/1017492/boxscore

Scoring:
Royals – Brayden Schuurman 1g-1a, Tarun Fizer 2a, Brayden Tracey 1g, Brandon Cutler 1g, Alex Bolshakov 1g, Noah Lamb 1a

Vancouver – Bryce Bader 2g-1a, Justin Sourdif 2g-1a, Zach Ostapchuk 2a, Alex Kannok Leipert 1g, Tristen Neilsen 1g, Connor Horning 1a, Adam Hall 1a, Tanner Brown 1a

Goaltending:
Royals – Adam Evanoff (L) – 57:08 min, 27 saves on 33 shots.

Vancouver – Drew Sim – 24:30 min, 3 saves on 7 shots.
Vancouver – Trent Miner (W) – 35:30 min – 9 saves on 9 shots.

Powerplay:
Royals – 0/7=0%.

Vancouver – 0/2=0%.

Notes

SCORING FRENZY: The Royals and Giants combined for five goals in a 6:42 span in the second period. The eruption of goals saw Victoria score the first three goals within 3:25, and then Vancouver responded with the last two a mere 2:41 apart.

TOP OF THE CHARTS: Rookie forward Brayden Schuurman leads all BC Division rookies in scoring with four points (3g-1a). He is joined by first year blueliner Gannon Laroque whose 1g-2a puts him in third place in BC Division rookie scoring and places him in the lead of scoring by freshman defensemen in the division.

Next Game: The Royals travel to Kamloops on Friday night to take on the Blazers inside the at RE/MAX Hub at the Sandman Centre. Puck drop at 7:00 p.m. Catch all the action on CHL TV or join Marlon Martens live on The Zone @ 91.3.

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