Adam McKinnon, Victoria Royals
The Victoria Royals will host the Spokane Chiefs on Friday in Game 5 of Round 1 of the 2016 WHL Playoffs presented by Pepsi, 2 Burley Men, The Zone @ 91.3, Gillis Plumbing and The Home Handyman. Puck drop is scheduled for 7:05 p.m.
HOME SWEET HOME: The Royals return to the Save-Foods-Memorial Centre on Friday night having won their last three home playoff contests dating back to Round 2 of the 2015 WHL Playoffs, and six of their previous seven post-season games on home ice. Since their move to Vancouver Island, the Royals have earned a 10-5-1 record in home playoff matchups. This regular season, Victoria collected a franchise high 26 home wins.
STINGY DEFENCE: The Royals have held their opponents to three or fewer goals in 17 of their last 18 games at home and earned a 17-0-1-0 record during that span. This dates back to January 6th of the regular season against the Tri-City Americans. During the 2015-16 regular season, Victoria collected 45-8-2-2 mark when they allowed three or fewer goals against.
FRIDAY – GAME 5
Royals’ fans are encouraged to wear black and blue to all home playoff games in support of the team’s playoff run.
– Single game tickets to the Royals’ 2016 WHL Playoff run versus Spokane are on sale now at the Select Your Ticket Box Office and start at just $13.00. Tickets are available over the phone at 250-220-7777, online at www.victoriaroyals.com or in-person at the Select Your Tickets Box Office.
– 2 Burley Men will be giving away two Royals’ jerseys via a draw at their table located at Gate 1.
Intermission Promos & Activities:
o A Royals Prize Pack, featuring $50 to Moxie’s Bar & Grill and $40 to the Royals’ Team Store.
o Jiffy Lube oil change (approx. 20-30 winners/game)
– Gillis Plumbing Let’s Make a Deal (second intermission)
o Two contestants will pick mystery prizes, where one fan could win a gift certificate from Sante Spa valued at $50.
Join the #RoyalMarch with a Royals’ Playoff Package that guarantees the same seat for all post-season games at a discounted rate. All Royals’ fans who purchase a playoff ticket package will receive the season ticket holder discount of up to 30% off of individual ticket prices. Visitvictoriaroyals.com/playoffs for more details and round-by-round pricing.