The Victoria Royals were defeated 5-3 on Wednesday night and fell to the Tri-City Americans 4-0 in their best-of-seven series in Round 2 of the WHL Playoffs.
Gamesheet – http://whl.ca/gamecentre/1015499/boxscore
Royals – Noah Gregor 2g-0a, Kaid Oliver 1g-0a, Dino Kambeitz 0g-1a, Mitchell Prowse 0g-1a, Chaz Reddekopp 0g-1a, Igor Martynov 0g-1a, Jared Freadrich 0g-1a, Matthew Phillips 0g-1a.
Tri-City – Morgan Geekie 1g-2a (Game Winner), Jake Bean 0g-3a, Isaac Johnson 1g-0a, Sasha Mutala 1g-0a, Dylan Coghlan 1g-0a, Riley Sawchuk 1-0a, Jordan Topping 0g-1a, Nolan Yaremko 0g-1a, Michael Rasmussen 0g-1a.
Royals – Griffen Outhouse (L) – 59:30 Mins, 34 saves on 39 shots
Tri-City – Patrick Dea (W) – 60:00 Mins, 24 saves on 27 shots
Royals – 1/3=33.3%
Tri-City – 0/1=00.0%
Royal Farewell – Victoria had a pair of 20-year-old skaters take part in their final WHL playoff contest tonight in blueliners Chaz Reddekopp and Kade Jensen. Reddekopp skated in 280 regular season contests as a Royal, while Jensen accumulated 310 regular season games split between the Lethbridge Hurricanes, Swift Current Broncos, Brandon Wheat Kings and Victoria. Tyler Soy, who spent his entire junior career with the Royals and holds the franchise record for most career regular season games played with 323, also had his WHL career end despite not playing tonight.
Record Setter – Royals’ goaltender Griffen Outhouse set the franchise record for most games played in a post-season campaign with his 11thappearance tonight. The record was previously held by alumnus Coleman Vollrath who took part in 10 games in the 2016 WHL Playoffs.