Friday, 23 August 2013

3 To Attend Prospect Tournaments

Three Victoria Royals will take part in Prospect Tournaments from September 5-9th.

Attending the Traverse City Prospects Tournament will be F Logan Nelson, a 5th rd selection of the Buffalo Sabres in 2012, and F Ben Walker as an unsigned invitee by Minnesota.  Walker attended the Wild’s NHL Development Camp earlier this summer, as did Nelson for the Sabres.

D Keegan Kanzig, the Calgary Flames 3rd round pick this summer will take part in the Young Stars Classic in Penticton.

According to the Times Colonist, F Steven Hodges (3rd rd FLA 2012) may not attend the Panthers prospects camp because “of an injury that might require minor surgery.”


Rookie Camp is underway from Aug 22 – 25th at the SOFMC with the final game scheduled from 11-12:45 Sunday.

Main Camp opens Monday with on-ice sessions for all returning roster players from last season, invited players born between 1994 and 1996 as well as Draft and Rookie Camp participants progressing through.

The Camp concludes with the Royals’ 2013 Intra-Squad Game on Wednesday, August 28th at 7:05 p.m. at SOFMC.  Admission is by donation to the GoodLife Fitness Children’s Foundation.

All on-ice sessions during camp are open to the public.

Victoria’s first 3 exhibition games are in Everett where they face the Silvertips August 30th at 7pm, the Seattle Thunderbirds at 3pm Saturday Aug 31st, and the Tri City Americans Sunday Sept. 1st at 11:30 am.

The Royals have one home exhibition date on Saturday Sept 14th at 1:35 vs Vancouver at the SOFMC.

They conclude the 5 game pre-season the following afternoon in Ladner vs the same Giants at 2 pm.

Opening weekend for Victoria is on the road in Vancouver Friday Sept. 20th, and the home opener the following night against the same Giants.

Catch all the regular season Play by Play action on The Zone @ 91.3 FM

-Marlon Martens