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Victoria looks to even the season series, after a 5-0 loss on the Island November 6th.
The Royals are coming off a 6-1 win against the Hurricanes on Sunday and have points in 3 straight on the trip (2-1-0-1). The Royals got goals from six different players.
Ryan Gagnon scored his first WHL goal which stood as the winner, as he along with Brandon Magee and Steven Hodges had a goal and assist each. Coleman Vollrath made 30 saves for the win. Brett Cote and Chaz Reddekopp picked up 2 assists each while Ben Walker, Austin Carroll and Mitch Skapski rounded out the scoring.
After falling 3-2 in Vancouver Tuesday, the club won 4-3 in overtime in Swift Current Thursday, and picked up a single in a 4-3 shoot out loss Saturday in Medicine Hat.
Victoria has earned 5 of a possible 8 points, 4 games into the road trip. They pull in to a tie for 3rd with Everett, while Seattle and Spokane are tied, 2 points back.
The Oil Kings have won 9 in a row, sitting atop of the Eastern Conference. Their last loss came at home to Prince George 8-3 on November 22nd. During the win streak, they’ve outscored their opposition 38-18.
Edmonton is without 5 players off to World Junior selection Camps and 112 points. Mads Eller attending on behalf of Denmark, Edgars Kulda for Latvia, Curtis Lazar and Griffin Reinhart for Canada, Henrik Samuelsson for USA.
Netminder Tristan Jarry has won his last 11 starts, including all 9 on their current win streak.
- Marlon Martens
Victoria Royals vs Edmonton Oil Kings: Head To Head Stats
|Head to Head Record 2013-14 Regular Season||Victoria 0-1-0-0||Edmonton 1-0-0-0|
|Head to Head Record 2012-13 Regular Season||Victoria 0-2-0-0||Edmonton 2-0-0-0|
|Last 5 Years record between teams||Victoria 3-5-1-0||Edmonton 6-2-1-0|
|Victoria vs. Edmonton Last 5 Years record at Victoria||Victoria 1-2-1-0||Edmonton 3-0-1-0|
|Victoria vs. Edmonton Last 5 Years record at Edmonton||Victoria 2-3-0-0||Edmonton 3-2-0-0|
|Previous Meetings This Season||Edmonton 5 @ Victoria 0 (Nov 6 2013) Final|
How the 2 teams match up
|Team Record||23-9-0-1 -- 47 points||22-13-0-2 -- 46 points|
|Division Ranking||1st Central||2nd B.C.|
|Conference Ranking||1st Eastern||4th Western|
|Past 10 Games||9-1-0-0||6-3-0-1|
|Last Game||4-0 W vs Saskatoon (Dec 15 2013) Final||6-1 W @ Lethbridge (Dec 15 2013) Final|
|PP (Overall)||(25/145) 17.2||(34/161) 21.1|
|PP (Home)||(19/73) 26.0||(19/89) 21.3|
|PP (Away)||(6/72) 8.3||(15/72) 20.8|
|PK (Overall)||(23/156) 85.3||(24/158) 84.8|
|PK (Home)||(10/71) 85.9||(15/91) 83.5|
|PK (Away)||(13/85) 84.7||(9/67) 86.6|
|Leading Rookie||Irving (7-19-26)||Soy (9-8-17)|
|Most PIM||Moroz - 87||Carroll - 76|
|Leading Scorers||Samuelsson (14-24-38)||Nelson (12-20-32)|
|Lazar (21-16-37)||Carroll (18-10-28)|
|Moroz (20-13-33)||Magee (11-15-26)|
|Corbett (10-17-27)||Blomqvist (10-15-25)|
|Irving (7-19-26)||Walker (14-9-23)|
|Last 5 Games||4-0 W vs Saskatoon (Dec 15 2013) Final||6-1 W @ Lethbridge (Dec 15 2013) Final|
|7-3 W vs Lethbridge (Dec 13 2013) Final||4-3 L @ Medicine Hat (Dec 14 2013) Final SO|
|7-5 W @ Prince Albert (Dec 11 2013) Final||4-3 W @ Swift Current (Dec 12 2013) Final OT|
|3-1 W @ Saskatoon (Dec 10 2013) Final||3-2 L @ Vancouver (Dec 10 2013) Final|
|2-1 W vs Medicine Hat (Dec 8 2013) Final||7-4 L vs Vancouver (Dec 7 2013) Final|
|Leading After 1st||14-1-0-0||13-1-0-0|
|Leading After 2nd||18-2-0-0||16-0-0-0|
|Tied After 1st||7-3-0-0||7-1-0-0|
|Tied After 2nd||3-1-0-1||3-0-0-1|
|Trailing After 1st||2-5-0-1||2-11-0-2|
|Trailing After 2nd||2-6-0-0||3-13-0-1|
|Out Shooting Opponents||18-6-0-1||7-5-0-1|
|Out Shot by Opponents||4-3-0-0||12-8-0-1|