Adam McKinnon

The Victoria Royals lost 4-2 to the Medicine Hat Tigers on Saturday night at the Canalta Centre.

Game Summary:

Gamesheet – bit.ly/2QZ7UNA

Scoring:

Royals – Ty Yoder 2g-0a, Mitchell Prowse 0g-2a, Brandon Cutler 0g-1a.

Medicine Hat – Ryan Chyzowski 1g-2a (Game Winner), James Hamblin 2g-0a, Ryan Jevne 1g-0a, Bryan Lockner 0g-1a, Linus Nassen 0g-1a.

Goaltending:

Royals – Griffen Outhouse (L) – 58:30 mins, 26 saves on 29 shots.

Medicine Hat – Garin Bjorklund (W) – 60:00 mins, 21 saves on 23 shots.

Power Play:

Royals – 0/1 = 0.0%

Medicine Hat – 1/4 = 25.0%

Notes:

Master Yoder: Tonight, Royals’ forward Ty Yoder tallied his first WHL multi-goal game. The native of Tofield, AB has recorded five points (4g-1a) in his last five games.

First Game: Terrace, BC native Carson Golder played his first career WHL game tonight for the Royals. The 2002 born defender was recently called up to the Royals from the Pursuit of Excellence Prep team of the Canadian Sport School Hockey League. He was listed and signed by Victoria this past offseason.

Hometown Talent: Tonight, the Royals played against Victoria native Tyler Preziuso. The 19-year-old forward was teammates with Royals’ forward Tanner Sidaway during the 2014-15 season, where the pair played for the South Island Royals of the British Columbia Major Midget League (BCMML).

Coming Up: On Monday night, the Royals will continue their road trip with a contest against the Kootenay ICE. Puck drop is at 3:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time.

Back at the Barn: The Royals will return home from their longest road trip of the season to face the Kamloops Blazers on Wednesday, January 9th. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Select Your Tickets box office, over the phone by calling 250-220-7777, or online at www.selectyourtickets.com.