Adam McKinnon

The Victoria Royals dropped a 3-1 decision to the Kelowna Rockets on Friday night at Prospera Place.

Game Summary:

Gamesheet – bit.ly/2FD8hYF

Scoring:

Royals – Kaid Oliver 1g-0a, Tarun Fizer 0g-1a.

Kelowna – Liam Kindree 1g-1a (Game Winner), Kyle Topping 1g-0a, Leif Mattson 1g-0a, Lassi Thomson 0g-1a, Erik Gardiner 0g-1a.

Goaltending:

Royals – Griffen Outhouse (L) – 57:20 mins, 26 saves on 28 shots.

Kelowna – Roman Basran (W) – 60:00 mins, 23 saves on 24 shots.

Power Play:

Royals – 0/3=0.0%

Kelowna – 1/4=25.0%

Notes:

Record Setter: Tonight, Royals’ goaltender Griffen Outhouse played in his 166th career regular season game. Outhouse passed former Victoria netminder Coleman Vollrath (165 GP) for the most games played in franchise history.

Battle of BC: The Royals come out of tonight’s game against the Kelowna Rockets with an 8-4-0-0 record against BC Division teams this season. Last season, the team went 23-10-1-1 against their provincial rivals and outscored their opponents by a margin of 181-120 in those games.

Going Streaking: In tonight’s contest, Royals’ forward Kaid Oliver extended his point-scoring streak to four games. Oliver has tallied three goals and one assist in those games.

Hometown Boys: A pair of Royals’ defencemen, in Mitchell Prowse and Remy Aquilon, played in their hometown tonight.

Coming up: The Royals are back in action tomorrow night when they head to Langley take on the Vancouver Giants. Victoria returns home on Wednesday, November 28th versus the Saskatoon Blades. 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.

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