Matthew Phillips. Photo credit: Christopher Kelsall

Adam McKinnon

The Victoria Royals will take on the Edmonton Oil Kings tomorrow night on Valentine’s Day, the Red Deer Rebels on Friday and their coastal rival, the Vancouver Giants, on Saturday. All three contests are scheduled for 7:05 p.m.

HOME SWEET HOME: The Royals will begin a five-game home swing, their joint-longest of the season, against the Edmonton Oil Kings on Valentine’s Day. Victoria has posted a mark of 20-5-1-0 at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre this season and are tied with the Kelowna Rockets for the best winning percentage on home ice in the Western Conference at 0.788. The club currently boasts the WHL’s top powerplay at home with a mark of 41/140=29.3%.

FANTASTIC PHILLIPS: With a goal and an assist on Monday against Kelowna, Victoria captain Matthew Phillips set the Royals’ record for most points in a single campaign with 93 (42g-51a). The previous mark was held by alumnus Alex Forsberg who recorded 91 points (31g-60a) over 71 games in the 2015-16 season. The franchise record is held by former Chilliwack Bruin Mark Santorelli who played in 72 contests in 2007-08 and tallied 101 points (27g-74a).



Fans can enter the KiSS 103.1 draw, in the concourse, for a chance to win a pair of tickets to see Ed Sheeran in Vancouver.

Intermission Promos:

Wheaton GM Trike Race (second intermission)

  • Three contestants will race around the ice on tri-cycles for a chance to win a prize package, courtesy of Wheaton GM.



The first 1,000 fans will receive a blue glow light upon entrance, courtesy of BCAA.

Intermission Promos:

BCAA Mega Memory Game

  • A pair of fans will compete in a memory game for a chance to win a $75 gift card to Kernels Popcorn, courtesy of BCAA.


Displays from golf organizations such as Golf BC, Bear Mountain Golf, Victoria Golf Club, Highland Pacific Golf, Ardmore Golf Club, Metchosin Golf Club, South Island Disc Golf Society and Green Acres will be on-hand at the game.

Fans who bring their ticket stub to the Golf Town Victoria store, located at 2401A Millstream Road, before February 28th will receive 10% off their purchase.


Golf Town will be at Gate 1 with a putting contest. Fans who enter the contest will have a chance to win a TaylorMade TP Collection Putter (valued at $280) and 150 smaller gifts. One lucky fan will also walk away with a $150 gift certificate to Golf Town.

Intermission Promos:

Golf Putt Challenge (second intermission)

  • Four fans, one in each corner of the ice, will putt a ball toward the centre ice face-off dot. The fan closest to the face-off dot will win a TaylorMade M1 Driver valued at $450.


Intermission Activities:

Chuck a Puck (second intermission)

  • One night stay at Villa Eyrie Resort, located at the summit of the Malahat and valued at over $200.
  • Mt. Washington Prize Pack
  • $150 Gift Card to Golf Town (Saturday’s game only)

Group together and save big. Ask about the benefits and savings on our great packages for groups of eight or more! For full details call the Royals’ Ticketing Office at 250-220-7889 or email them at