|Coach & GM of the Royals Marc Habscheid addresses the team during a 3rd period Time Out.|
|PG Netminder Drew Osley made 30 saves for his 15th win.|
The Royals with back to back losses, led 2-1 early in the second, but 3 unanswered by the Cougars secured the teams 500th victory since the move.
Victoria got goals from Jamie Crooks (26th) and Brandon Magee (16th), while Troy Bourke had 3 assists and Dalton Siwak had a goal and an assist for Prince George.
|Austin Carroll takes a face off versus Prince George.|
Victoria still leads the season series two games to one.
“It’s a crucial game tomorrow night, and we got to find a way to bounce back and get involved early and come up with a much better effort” said Sacilotto.
The Cougars with 2 games in hand, retake 9th spot in the West, just 3 back of the Royals, and will meet again tonight in Victoria.
Assistant Coach of the Royals Enio Sacilotto in the post game show.
Prince George Cougars 4 at Victoria Royals 2 - Status: Final
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 - Save-On-Foods Memorial Arena - Victoria, BC
Prince George 1 2 1 - 4
Victoria 1 1 0 - 2
1, Prince George, Jackson 2 (Siwak, Bourke), 14:36.
2, Victoria, Crooks 26 (Walker, Cote), 17:36.
Penalties-Fraser P.g (roughing), 14:03; Carroll Vic (roughing), 14:03.
3, Victoria, Magee 16 (Forsyth, Habscheid), 1:25.
4, Prince George, Fraser 13 (Witala, Daae), 7:24.
5, Prince George, Siwak 9 (Forsberg, Bourke), 15:16.
Penalties-Hodges Vic (high sticking), 12:32; Bourke P.g (interference), 12:40.
6, Prince George, Blidstrand 4 (Bourke), 9:23.
Shots on Goal-
Prince George 12-10-12-34.
Power Play Opportunities-
Prince George 0 / 1;
Victoria 0 / 1.
Prince George, Owsley 15-26-0-1 (32 shots-30 saves).
Victoria, Hamilton 15-25-1-3 (34 shots-30 saves).
Referees-Mike Campbell (89), Sean Raphael (28).
Linesmen-Tim Digby (75), Chris Sweeting (137).