Sunday, 13 September 2015

EXHIBITION: Royals 4 - Giants 1

Coleman Vollrath made 42 saves to help the Victoria Royals get past the visiting Vancouver Giants 4-1 Sunday afternoon in exhibition play. 

Victoria exploded for 3 goals in the third period to break a 1-1 draw.

A pair of rookies had two point games for the Royals, defenseman Brayden Pachal (Puh-Hall) had a goal and an assist, while Matthew Phillips chipped in with a pair of helpers.  Victoria also got goals from Vladimir Bobylev, Logan Fisher and Ryan Peckford.

The Royals earned a split of the home and home weekend set after falling 3-2 one night earlier in Ladner, and improve to 2-3 in the preseason. 

The final two games of exhibition are on the road this weekend, at Seattle Friday and Everett Saturday.  Game 1 of the regular season begins Friday September 25th at home against the Portland Winterhawks.

- Marlon

Remaining Exhibition Schedule:
Friday, September 18, 2015
Victoria @ Seattle
ShoWare Center – Kent, WA
7:35 p.m.

Saturday, September 19, 2015
Victoria @ Everett
Xfinity Center – Everett, WA
7:05 p.m.

Text Box Score:

Vancouver Giants 1 at Victoria Royals 4 (OT) - Status: Final
Sunday, September 13, 2015 - Save-On-Foods Memorial Arena - Victoria, BC

Vancouver 0 1 0 0 - 1
Victoria 0 1 3 0 - 4

1st Period- No Scoring.Penalties-Russell Vic (slashing), 5:31.

2nd Period-
1, Vancouver, Menell 2 (Houck, Odgers), 12:06 (SH).
2, Victoria, Pachal 1 (Phillips), 17:20.

Penalties-Russell Vic (inter. on goaltender), 2:10; Holt Van (hooking), 11:15; Plouffe Van (holding), 12:54.

3rd Period-
3, Victoria, Bobylev 1 (Pachal, Dmytriw), 4:01.
4, Victoria, Peckford 1 (Anderson), 10:53.
5, Victoria, Fisher 2 (Phillips, Forsberg), 12:45 (PP).

Penalties-Dosanjh Van (tripping), 11:31; Phillips Vic (interference), 18:12; Odgers Van (roughing), 19:24; Gagnon Vic (slashing), 19:24.

Shots on Goal-
Vancouver 10-16-17-0-43.
Victoria 10-6-7-0-23.

Power Play Opportunities-
Vancouver 0 / 3;
Victoria 1 / 3.

Vancouver, Kubic 1-0-0-0 (12 shots-12 saves); Tendeck 0-1-0-0 (11 shots-7 saves).
Victoria, Vollrath 1-1-0-0 (43 shots-42 saves).

Referees-Kevin Bennett (29), Dexter Rasmussen (25).
Linesmen-Derek Craig (63), Riley Friesen (76).

From: Adam McKinnon []
Sent: September 13, 2015 5:35 PM

Victoria takes down Vancouver 4-1 in lone home pre-season contest.

For Immediate Release
Sunday, September 13, 2015

Victoria, BC- The Victoria Royals scored three unanswered goals in the final frame to defeat the Vancouver Giants 4-1 at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre on Sunday afternoon.

The two teams dressed a mix of veteran and rookie skaters. Victoria iced 11 veterans, while Vancouver dressed 12. Both teams elected to dress eight rookies.

The Royals broke a 1-1 tie early in the third period when former Giant Vladimir Bobylev scored the game-winning goal. Victoria would add to their lead with insurance markers from Ryan Peckford and Logan Fisher. The Giants’ Brennan Menell opened the scoring in the second frame, but would be answered by the Royals’ Brayden Pachal.

The Royals went 1/3=33.3% with the man-advantage. The Giants went 0/3=0.0%.

Victoria netminder Coleman Vollrath stopped 42 of 43 shots. Vancouver’s David Tendeck and Ryan Kubic combined to stop 19 of 23 shots directed their way.

The Royals will wrap up their 2015 pre-season on the road against the Seattle Thunderbirds on Friday, September 18th at 7:35 p.m. and the Everett Silvertips on Saturday, September 19th at 7:05 p.m.  

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Adam McKinnon
Manager of Communications and Hockey Operations Coordinator
Victoria Royals Hockey Club