Victoria hosts Kamloops this weekend; Pucks and Paws Night on Friday & Marty the Marmot’s Birthday on Saturday.
• Victoria Royals (4-4-1-0), fourth in the BC Division.
• Opponent – Kamloops Blazers (8-4-0-0), first in the BC Division.
• Friday – Pucks and Paws Night presented by Paws on Cook.
• Friday tickets – bit.ly/2BC3aDr.
• Saturday – Marty the Marmot’s 14th birthday presented by Great Clips.
• Saturday tickets – bit.ly/2pFlUiL.
• Puck drop – 7:05 p.m. for both games.
Kamloops Quick Hits:
• NHL Affiliated Players – Quinn Schmiemann (Tampa Bay Lightning).
• NHL Central Scouting Players to Watch List – Connor Zary (projected second to third round), Dylan Garand (projected fourth to seventh round), Josh Pillar (projected fourth to seventh round).
• Island Connections – Dylan Garand (Victoria), Sean Strange (Victoria), Ethan Brandwood (Victoria).
• Scoring leader – Connor Zary leads the WHL in scoring with 20 points (5g-15a).
• Friday – Fans who visit the Paws on Cook concourse kiosk can participate in the Golden Bone Draw for a chance to win the following prizes:
o A signed Royals jersey
o Free dog food for a year from PetKind
o Free cat food for a year from PetKind
o A Paws on Cook gift basket valued at $100.
• Group together to save big! Bring eight or more friends to a game to save up to $5 per ticket. For more details call the Royals ticket office at 250-220-7889, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.victoriaroyals.com.
• Friday – Fans are encouraged to submit photos of their pets in Royals gear for a chance to see their photo on the jumbotron during the game.
• Saturday – Celebrate Marty’s birthday with all his furry mascot friends including: Clippy (Great Clips), Santa Bear (CFAX Santa Anonymous), Turbo (Harbour Air), Ace (Saanich Police), Striker (Victoria Highlanders), Slider (Panorama Recreation), Stewie (Pacific FC) and Celly (BC Hockey).
• Saturday – Join Marty the Marmot for a free slice of birthday cake at Gate 1 at the conclusion of the game (limited quantities available).
• Both Games – Chuck-A-Puck
o A prize pack courtesy of the Royal BC Museum.
• Friday Second Intermission – Paws on Cook Dog Agility Race
o Contestants will compete in an agility course relay race for the chance to win a $100 gift card to The Local restaurant.
• Saturday Second Intermission – Great Clips Hair Styling
o Contestants will style their teammates hair with the winner receiving free haircuts for a year.
Tuesday & Wednesday Game Details:
• On Tuesday, October 29th and Wednesday, October 30th Victoria will host the Kelowna Rockets (6-4-1-0, third in the BC Division).
• Tuesday tickets – bit.ly/2PjKn7I.
• Wednesday tickets – bit.ly/2W7PQQw.