Sunday, 20 September 2015

EXHIBITION: Royals 1 - Silvertips 3

Royals dFinal Exhibition Scoring Leaders

Victoria falls 3-1 to Everett in Pre-Season finale.

For Immediate Release
Saturday, September 19, 2015

Everett, WA- The Victoria Royals allowed a late goal in both the second and third periods as they fell to the Everett Silvertips 3-1 in the teams’ final contest of the pre-season.

For the third straight game Victoria dressed 11 veterans and eight rookies. Everett iced nine veterans and 11 first year players.

The Silvertips’ Spencer Gerth scored the game winner for the homeside with 44 seconds remaining in the middle frame, while Matt Fonteyne rounded out the scoring with 1:08 left in the third. Devon Skoleski notched the first goal of the game for Everett.

The Royals’ Matthew Phillips tallied the lone marker for the visiting side. His goal was his team leading fourth of the pre-season. Phillips (4g-3a) along with Scott Walford (1g-6a) finished the pre-season with a club high seven points in seven games.

Victoria’s rookie netminder Griffen Outhouse stopped 24 of 27 shots directed at him. Everett countered with Carter Hart, who turned aside 26 out of the 27 shots he faced on the night.

Neither team was able to capitalize on the powerplay on four opportunities.

Victoria scratched Regan Nagy, Matt Dykstra and Jordan Wharrie; along with regulars Joe Hicketts, Jack Walker, Chaz Reddekopp and rookie Evan Smith who were all away attending NHL training camps.

The Royals finished the pre-season with a record of 3-4-0-0 in seven contests.

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Victoria Royals 1 at Everett Silvertips 3 - Status: Final
Saturday, September 19, 2015 - XFINITY Arena - Everett, WA

Victoria 0 1 0 - 1
Everett 1 1 1 - 3

1st Period-

1, Everett, Skoleski 2 (Dwyer, Gerth), 4:42. 

Penalties-Dewar Evt (holding), 6:20; Russell Vic (roughing), 9:10; Ralph Evt (hooking), 13:00.

2nd Period-

2, Victoria, Phillips 4 (Soy, Jarratt), 14:19 (SH). 
3, Everett, Gerth 2 (Christiansen, Skrumeda), 19:16. 

Penalties-Fonteyne Evt (cross checking), 1:34; Price Vic (roughing), 13:30; Bobylev Vic (roughing), 16:28.

3rd Period-

4, Everett, Fonteyne 4 (Bajkov, Skrumeda), 18:52. 

Penalties-Ibragimov Vic (cross checking), 13:32; Gerth Evt (interference), 16:12; Bobylev Vic (major-fighting, game misconduct), 17:52; Leslie Evt (major-fighting, game misconduct), 17:52; Forsberg Vic (roughing), 18:25; Gerth Evt (roughing), 18:25.

Shots on Goal-

Victoria 10-8-9-27. 
Everett 8-11-8-27.

Power Play Opportunities-

Victoria 0 / 4; 
Everett 0 / 4.


Victoria, Outhouse 1-2-0-0 (27 shots-24 saves).
Everett, Hart 2-2-0-0 (27 shots-26 saves).

Referees-Adam Griffiths (36), Mark Pearce (5).
Linesmen-Mark Heier (125), Adam Brastad (132).