ROYALS HOST BLAZERS FOR TWO GAMES THIS WEEKEND
Victoria takes on Kamloops on Friday and Saturday night.
For Immediate Release
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Victoria, BC- The Victoria Royals will welcome their BC Division rivals, the Kamloops Blazers, on Friday and Saturday night at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre. Puck drop for both games is scheduled for 7:05 p.m.
MILESTONE MAN: Defenceman Ryan Gagnon is nearing a franchise milestone, and has the opportunity to tie the mark on Saturday against Kamloops. Gagnon has played in 255 regular season games for Victoria (2012-17), and sits only two games away from tying Chilliwack Bruins alumni Jeff Einhorn for the most games played by a blueliner in franchise history at 257. Einhorn spent four seasons with the Bruins from 2007-2011 where he collected 30 points (8g-22a). Former Royal Brandon Magee holds the franchise mark for most games played with 318 (2010-15).
POTENT PENALTY KILL: Heading into this weekend’s match-up against the Kamloops Blazers, the Royals currently boast a perfect penalty kill. After two games this season, Victoria sits tied for first in the WHL while shorthanded with a 9/9=100.0% mark. The club have now not allowed a goal on the penalty kill in their past four regular season games dating back to last season. During the 2015-16 campaign, the Royals earned the second highest penalty killing rank in the WHL at 218/259=84.2%.
FRIDAY – GOLF INDUSTRY NIGHT
– Arbutus Ridge, Olympic View, Gorge Vale, Metchosin, Ardmore and Highland Pacific golf courses along with the South Island Disc Golf Society and the Alex Campbell Conquer Cancer Classic will be on hand at Gates 1 & 2 during the game. Fans who visit their booths will have an opportunity to win a variety of prizes.
– Glen Meadows Golf & Country Club Tee-Off
o Two fans will compete in a putting challenge to win two rounds of 18-hole golf courtesy of Glen Meadows Golf & Country Club.
– Wheaton GMC Trike Race
o A pair of fans will race tricycles around the ice for a chance to win a prize package from Wheaton GMC and two tickets to see Marianas Trench live at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre on Thursday, November 3rd.
o Grand prize is a pair of tickets to see Culture Club live at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre on Wednesday, November 16th.
o Jiffy Lube Oil Change (approx. 20-30 winners per game).
Show your true blue by joining the Royals’ family. Ticket packages start from as low as $80 and include great benefits such as exclusive gifts, early entrance, newsletters and rain check nights for unused tickets. Get the full details by calling 250-220-7889 or by visiting www.victoriaroyals.com.