Adam McKinnon

The Victoria Royals are proud to announce the signing of 2000-born defenceman Mitchell Prowse to a Western Hockey League (WHL) Standard Player Agreement.

Prowse was drafted at the 2015 WHL with Victoria’s second round pick, 35th overall.

“Mitchell is a smart and talented defenseman,” Royals’ General Manager Cameron Hope said. “He has a bright future in the WHL and we are pleased to welcome Mitchell and his family to the organization.”

The product of Kelowna, BC currently plays for the Okanagan Hockey Academy (OHA) Midget Prep White Team of the Canadian Sport School Hockey League (CSSHL). In 43 games with the club, Prowse has recorded 20 points (4g-16a) and 46 minutes in penalties.

Last season, Prowse played for the OHA Bantam Prep and collected seven assists along with 24 penalty minutes in 18 contests. The 6-1, 180 lb blueliner helped the OHA win the CSSHL Championship and scored three points (1g-2a) in four games.

Victoria will round-out their six-game homestand on Friday, January 29th against the league leading Lethbridge Hurricanes. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Select Your Tickets Box Office, over the phone by calling 250-220-7889 or by visiting www.selectyourtickets.com.

The Royals have partnered with Ali Baba Pizza to bring the Ali Baba Friends and Family Nights beginning on January 29th vs. the Hurricanes. The ticket pack includes four tickets, four Ali Baba pizza slice coupons and four Royals’ hats for only $49, including service charges and taxes. Full details are at www.victoriaroyals.com or by calling 250-220-7889.

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