Friday, 26 September 2014

Recap: KAM 8 - VIC 2

Victoria falls 8-2 to Kamloops.
Tyler Soy attempts a shot on Pouliot.  Credit: Quigley

For Immediate Release
Friday, September 26, 2014

Victoria, BC- The Victoria Royals dropped an 8-2 decision to the Kamloops Blazers in the Royals’ 2014 Save-On-Foods Home Opener on Friday night.

Goaltender’s Coleman Vollrath and Evan Smith split time in net for the Royals, while Bolton Pouliot started in goal for the Blazers.

Kamloops took a 3-0 lead after 20 minutes of play on a tally from Josh Connolly and two goals by Deven Sideroff. The Blazers would outscore the Royals 6-2 in the game’s final two periods. Defencemen Joe Hicketts and Jack Walker had the markers for Victoria.

Vollrath stopped 15 of 19 shots he faced, while Evan Smith turned away 10 of 14 shots for the Royals. Blazers’ netminder Bolton Pouliot made 27 saves on 29 shots for the win.

Victoria went 0/7=0.0% with the man advantage, while Kamloops went 3/5=60.0%.

The Royals continue their two game home-stand tomorrow evening against the Kamloops Blazers. Puck drop is scheduled for 7:05 p.m.

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