Victoria Royals Main Camp came to a close Wednesday night as Team White beat Blue 6-5 in the Intrasquad game. Tyler Soy and Matthew Campese (Cam-Pess-ee) each recorded hat tricks. Victoria kicks off Exhibition play Friday night with 3 games over 3 days in Everett versus the Silvertips, Thunderbirds and Americans. The Royals only home pre-season date is September 11th against the Giants.
ROYALS’ INTRASQUAD GAME SEES TEAM WHITE DEFEAT TEAM BLUE
Victoria’s 2014 Training Camp closes after 6-5 win by Team White.
For Immediate Release
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Victoria, BC- The Victoria Royals’ 2014 Intrasquad Game presented by Kirby’s Source for Sports took place Wednesday night at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre as Team Blue squared off against Team White. The game marked the end of the Royals’ 2014 Training Camp schedule. Team Blue gave Dylan Myskiw the start in net, while Griffen Outhouse took to the crease for Team White.
Team White opened the scoring off a goal from Matthew Campese just 10 seconds into the opening frame. Team Blue answered back at the 10:04 mark of the period with a goal off the stick of Keith Anderson. Outhouse made several key saves for Team White throughout the period, but Tyler Soy would put Team Blue up 2-1 to cap off first period scoring.
Outhouse and Myskiw traded saves early in the second period before Evan Smith took over in goal for Team Blue and Michael Herringer was sent between the posts for Team White. Campese netted his second of the night for Team White just nine seconds later to tie the game. Dante Hannoun then scored to put Team White up 3-2 at the 14:22 mark. Team Blue quickly answered with a goal from Matthew Phillips 55 seconds later. Soy would score his second of the game late to put Team Blue up 4-3 at the second intermission.
Team White tied the game when Dawson Frank tapped home a Mathew Dykstra pass at the 10:38 mark. Team Blue regained the lead as Soy completed the hat-trick. With just 48 seconds left, Logan Fisher scored for Team White to tie the game once again. Campese would then complete a hat-trick as well just 26 seconds later to power Team White to the victory. Team White 6 Team Blue 5.
Team White went 1/2 = 50.0% on the powerplay, while Team Blue went 0/2 = 0.0%. Team White outshot Team Blue 47-39.
The Royals now begin their 2014 WHL Pre-Season schedule. Victoria will head to Everett, WA to play three games this weekend against the Everett Silvertips, Seattle Thunderbirds and Tri-City Americans. The Royals lone home exhibition contest will take place Thursday, September 11th when they host the Vancouver Giants at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre. Puck drop is slated for 5:05 p.m.
2014-14 season tickets starting from $414 and mini-packs from $49 are on sale now! Call 250-220-7889, visit www.selectyourtickets.com, or head down to the Victoria Royals ticketing office at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre to pick up your seats and guarantee your spot at the September 26th home opener vs. the Kamloops Blazers.
For further information contact:
Corey St. Laurent
Manager of Communications and Hockey Operations Coordinator
Victoria Royals Hockey Club