ROYALS HOST AMERICANS THIS WEEKEND; MARTY’S BIRTHDAY ON SUNDAY
Victoria hosts the Tri-City Americans on Saturday night and Sunday afternoon.
For Immediate Release
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Victoria, BC- The Victoria Royals face-off against the Tri-City Americans on Saturday, November 1st and Sunday November 2nd. Saturday’s game is Turn Back the Clock Night, while Sunday afternoon is Marty the Marmot’s ninth birthday presented by Island Savings. Sunday’s game also marks the first Kirby’s Source for Sports’ Skate with the players after the game.
SUPER SWEDE: Axel Blomqvist is in the midst of a five game point streak. During his streak the native of Osby, Sweden has recorded eight points (4g - 4a), including two goals against his former team, the Lethbridge Hurricanes on October 17th. Blomqvist's current streak ties his second longest WHL point streak which was from January 11th - January 24th, 2014, where he scored 5 points (1g - 4a).
THE AMERICANS: Tonight marks the first of four games the Royals will play vs. the Tri-City Americans this season. Last year vs. the Americans, the Royals posted a 3-1-0-0 record, including a 2-0-0-0 mark at home. Tri-City is currently in sixth place in the Western Conference standings, which is one spot back from the Royals.
SATURDAY – TURN BACK THE CLOCK NIGHT PRESENTED BY COCA-COLA, DIGITAL DIRECT PRINTERS AND ROYAL BC MUSEUM
- The first 1,500 fans will receive a vintage style, Royals’ team poster presented by Coca-Cola and Digital Direct Printers.
SUNDAY – MARTY’S BIRTHDAY PRESENTED BY ISLAND SAVINGS
- Come celebrate Marty the Marmot’s ninth Birthday! Marty’s birthday card will be available for anyone to sign at Gate 1 from 12:00 – 1:00PM. Marty will be joined for the event by his mascot friends including: Turbo (Harbour Air), Daisy the Cow (Island Farms), Sidney the Kidney (Kidney Foundation of Canada), Ace (Saanich PD), Santa Bear (CFAX Santas Anonymous), Cooper (Co-op Gas), Terry the Trader (Sports Traders), Harvey (Harbour Cats), Striker (Victoria Highlanders FC) and Rocky (Victoria Shamrocks).
Kirby’s Source for Sports’ Skate with the players:
- Join the Royals post-game for Kirby’s Source for Sports Skate with the players. Fans are encouraged to bring their own skates and helmets, but can rent by donation from the SOFMC Skate Shop. Fans are also encouraged to sign up and secure your wristband from the skate shop pre-game or during the intermissions.
The Royals’ Pink in the Rink jerseys will be on display in the concourse and available to bid on in ongoing jersey auctions. All proceeds for the pink jerseys benefit the BC Cancer Foundation. Full jersey auction schedule can be found at www.victoriaroyals.com/jerseyauctions.
Get your tickets for this week’s games by calling 250-220-7777 or visiting at www.victoriaroyals.com. Pro-rated Royals season ticket packages are still available and offer a host of fantastic benefits. Get more details by calling 250-220-7889 or visiting at www.victoriaroyals.com. Join the Royal family today.