Monday, 8 December 2014

Royals Host 2 Games This Week

Victoria hosts Prince Albert tomorrow and Vancouver on Friday.

For Immediate Release
Monday, December 8, 2014

Victoria, BC- The Victoria Royals will host two games this week, beginning with the Prince Albert Raiders tomorrow night. The Royals will then welcome the Vancouver Giants on Friday night for the fourth annual Teddy Bear Toss Night.

TORONTO BOUND: Tuesday’s match-up against the Prince Albert Raiders will see two possible Team Canada players face off against each other. The Victoria Royals' Joe Hicketts and the Raiders Josh Morrissey were invited to Team Canada's evaluation camp. Hicketts currently leads defensemen in the CHL with 38 points (8g-30a) in 30 games, while Morrissey has 21 points (7g-14a) in 24 games, good for 12th in the WHL. 

SEND OUT THE HATS: Axel Blomqvist scored the Victoria Royals’ first hat-trick of the season in a 6-3 victory against the Saskatoon Blades last Friday night. This marked Blomqvist’s third hat-trick in his Western Hockey League career. Last season, Blomqvist notched his first hat-trick as a Royal on December 27, 2013 in an 8-1 win vs. the Prince George Cougars. Victoria’s last hat-trick was scored by Austin Carroll on February 4, 2014 in a 7-2 win over the Calgary Hitmen. The Royals went a span of 60 games including playoffs between the two hat-tricks.



-          All UVIC and Camosun students will save $4.00 off any corner or end seats when they show their student ID at the Select Your Tickets Box Office window prior to puck drop.

-          Boston Pizza presents two-for-one Tuesdays. Show your Tuesday night game ticket at any participating Boston Pizza location and receive two appetizers for the price of one. This offer is valid any time after the game up until the following Thursday.


6:00-6:45 p.m.
-          Japan Camera will be on site at Gate 1 to take Christmas photos with Marty the Marmot. Photos are by food or cash donation to the Mustard Seed Food Bank.


Fans are encouraged to bring their new teddy bears or other plush toys to the game and throw them on the ice after the first Royals’ goal.  Toys will be distributed by 2 Burley Men Moving & Hauling to a variety of local charities such as the Zone 91.3’s Toy Drive, the Salvation Army and the Society of St. Vincent de Paul.  Mini-Marty the Marmot stuffed toys are also on sale at all three Capital Iron and all six Save-On-Foods locations in greater Victoria leading up to Friday for $10 .00 each. Proceeds will benefit the BC Children’s Hospital. 


6:00-6:45 p.m.
-          Japan Camera will be on site at Gate 1 to take Christmas photos with Marty the Marmot. Photos are by food or cash donation to the Mustard Seed Food Bank.

6:00 p.m.
-          A limited number of Mini Marty the Marmot stuffed toys will be available to purchase upon entrance.

-          Capital Iron will be on site with a Christmas Light display, and handing out coupons on entrance with lucky numbers.  Fans are encouraged to check their numbers at the Capital Iron booth at Gate 1 during the intermissions for a chance at a prize from Evolution Lighting.

-          Save-On-Foods will be providing bags for fans to protect their stuffed toys from moisture as they throw them onto the ice.


Second Intermission
-          SORA Spa Chuck-a-Puck
o   Round trip flight for two from Victoria to Pitt Meadows by Harbour Air
o   SORA Spa Package
o   Jiffy Lube Oil Change

-          The Zone @ 91.3 (First Intermission)
o   Fans will compete for a limited edition The Zone @ 91-3 hockey jersey.

-          Capital Iron Find Marty presented by Evolution Lighting (Second Intermission)
o   One fan will win a set of 100% tangle free indoor/outdoor Evolution cluster lights with a total of 1,120 LEDs over 33 feet and seven settings! Comes with remote a control.

The Royals’ Pink in the Rink and Canadian Forces jerseys will be on display in the concourse at Gate 1 and available to bid on in ongoing jersey auctions during both games.  All proceeds support the BC Cancer Foundation and the Military Family Resource Centre respectively.  Full jersey auction schedule can be found at

Give the gift of hockey this holiday season. The Royals “Holiday Combo” includes four any-time vouchers and a Royals’ fleece scarf. The best part? It’s already pre-wrapped in a colourful ticket booklet. Visit or the box-office for full details.