Royals blanked by Seattle Thunderbirds

Nathan Frutiger

The Victoria Royals were defeated 5-0 by the Seattle Thunderbirds on Saturday night at the ShoWare Center.

The Thunderbirds received a four-point night (1g-3a) from Mathew Barzal, while Ethan Bear recorded the game winner. Seattle’s other goals were tallied by Ryan Gropp, Jarret Tyszka, and Sami Moilanen.

Royals’ goaltender Griffen Outhouse started the contest and stopped 10 of the 13 shots fired his way, before he was relieved by Dylan Myskiw who turned aside 20 of the 22 pucks he faced. Thunderbirds’ goalie Matt Berlin recorded a 19-save shutout.

Victoria held a 0/4=0.0% mark on the man-advantage, while Seattle went 2/3=66.7% on the powerplay.

The Royals return home on Wednesday, November 30th to face the defending WHL Champion Brandon Wheat Kings. The contest marks the return of the Ali Baba Pizza Friends and Family Nights. The pack includes four tickets, four Ali Baba pizza slice coupons and four Royals’ hats for only $59, including service charges and taxes. Tickets can be purchased in-person at the Select Your Tickets Box Office, by phone at 250-220-7777 oronline at

Give the gift of hockey this holiday season for only $60 with the Royals’ Holiday Combo Pack. The ticket pack includes four anytime vouchers valid for any remaining regular season game and a Royals’ scarf. Visit the Select Your Tickets Box Office or call 250-220-7889 to purchase.


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