The Victoria Royals will take on the Everett Silvertips on Saturday night at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre for the final home game of the regular season. Saturday’s contest is Fan Appreciation Night.
CENTURY CLASS: With the win on Sunday, the Victoria Royals tied their single season franchise point record at 100. In the 2013-14 season, the club also finished with 100 points and held a record of 48-20-1-3 in the process. This season, Victoria is the first team in the Western Hockey League to reach the 100-point mark.
THE INTERNATIONAL LINE: In Sunday’s 4-3 victory against the Prince George Cougars, the Royals’ Vladimir Bobylev and Jack Walker each tallied a marker in the first period. During Victoria’s last 15 games, the line consisting of Tyler Soy, Walker, and Bobylev have scored 42 of Royals’ 74 goals (56.7%) that includes 26 of 54 (48.1%) in Victoria’s current 10 game winning streak. This season, the trio has marked 37.5% (100/266) of Victoria’s goals for.
SATURDAY – FAN APPRECIATION NIGHT
The Royals would like to thank all of their fans for their continuous support this season with a variety of prizes to be won throughout the evening from: Save-On-Foods, Wheaton GMC, Booster Juice, Return It, Bear Mountain Resort, Golf BC, Arbutus Ridge Golf Club, McDonald’s, Aveda Institute, Old Dutch, Flying Fish Winery, La Belle Patate, Quiznos, Gorge Vale Golf Club, and the Western Hockey League.
– Enter the Royals’ Pink in the Rink raffle for a chance to win a home entertainment prize package from McKay’s Electronics. Tickets can be purchased in the concourse until the second intermission. Proceeds benefit the BC Cancer Foundation.
Intermission Activities & Promos:
– Winners of the Go Royals Go True Blue Challenge will be announced on the jumbotron throughout the game. Grand prizes include a hot tub courtesy of Twilight Hot Tubs, Two of the Royals “Best seats in the house” recliners courtesy of Dodd’s Furniture and five Royals fan packs! Winners will also be contacted via email shortly after names are announced and have only 48 hours to claim their prize.
– Wheaton GM Shot on the Dot
o Fans will compete on ice to win a pair of kids pedal carts from Wheaton GMC.
o A Royals Prize Pack, featuring two lift passes to Mt. Washington Alpine Resort and $40 to the Royals’ Team Store.
o A round trip flight for two from Victoria to Vancouver from Harbour Air
o Chemanius Theatre tickets and dinner package
o Aveda Institute prize package
o Jiffy Lube oil change (approx. 20-30 winners/game)
– Pink in the Rink jersey auctions continue at Gate 1. This is the last chance of the season to own an authentic jersey from the 2015-16 Pink in the Rink game. Bidding closes during the second intermission with proceeds supporting the BC Cancer Foundation and the Victoria Royals Education & Scholarship Fund. For full details visit www.victoriaroyals.com/jerseyauctions.
Victoria are on the road tomorrow night to take on the Kelowna Rockets in a battle between the top two teams in the WHL. Puck drop is scheduled for 7:05 p.m.
The Royals will have home ice advantage in the first round of the 2016 WHL Playoffs with Games 1 & 2 on Friday, March 25th and Saturday, March 26th. Single game tickets for the playoffs are on sale now at the Select Your Tickets Box Office located at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre, over the phone at250-220-7777 or online at www.selectyourtickets.com. Tickets for Royals’ playoff games start at just $13.00.