ROYALS’ VLADIMIR BOBYLEV NAMED WHL PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Victoria forward records six points in two games.
For Immediate Release
Monday, March 28, 2016
Victoria, BC- The Western Hockey League (WHL) today announced that Victoria Royals’ forward Vladimir Bobylev has been named the WHL Player of the Week.
Bobylev, a native of Lipetsk, Russia tallied six points (6a) in the Royals’ first two playoff games vs. the Spokane Chiefs this past weekend.
The 6-2, 202 lb Bobylev leads the league in playoff scoring. In his last 10 games including the regular season, Bobylev has recorded six goals and 16 assists for 22 points.
The 1997-born forward is in his first season with the club. In 72 regular season games with Victoria, Bobylev finished fifth in team scoring with 67 points (28g-39a).
In 124 career regular season games with Victoria and the Vancouver Giants (2014-15) Bobylev has registered 31 goals and 45 assists.
Game 3 and 4 of the best-of-seven series between the Royals and Chiefs is scheduled for tomorrow and Wednesday with puck drop at 7:05 p.m. for both contests.
Victoria’s next home game in this series (if necessary) will be Friday, April 1st with puck drop scheduled at 7:05 p.m. Single game tickets are on sale at the Select Your Tickets Box Office located at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre, over the phone at 250-220-7777 or online at www.selectyourtickets.com.