Adam McKinnon

The Victoria Royals fell 6-3, in Game 4, to the Kamloops Blazers on Wednesday night at the Sandman Centre. The best-of-seven series is now tied 2-2.

Game Summary:

Gamesheet – bit.ly/2JIiUM1.

Scoring:

Royals – Dino Kambeitz 2g-0a, Igor Martynov 1g-1a, Tarun Fizer 0g-1a, Griffen Outhouse 0g-1a, Ralph Jarratt 0g-1a.

Kamloops – Luke Zazula 1g-2a, Connor Zary 2g-0a, Kyrell Sopotyk 1g-1a, Montana Onyebuchi 0g-2a, Quinn Schmiemann 0g-2a, Orrin Centazzo 0g-2a, Martin Lang 1g-1a, Zane Franklin 0g-1a, Jackson Caller 0g-1a, Jermaine Loewen 0g-1a.

Goaltending:

Royals – Griffen Outhouse (L) – 60:00 mins, 41 saves on 47 shots.

Kamloops – Dylan Ferguson (W) – 60:00 mins, 15 saves on 18 shots. 

Powerplay:

Royals – 1/6 = 16.7%.

Kamloops – 3/6 = 50.0%.

Notes:

Game 4: With tonight’s loss, the Royals have now posted a record of 4-1 in their previous five Game 4, Round 1 match-ups. 

Multi-goal Effort: Royals’ forward Dino Kambeitz recorded his second multi-goal effort of the playoffs with his two goals in tonight’s contest. He also notched two goals during Game 1 in Victoria.

Shorthanded: With his goal in the first period tonight, Dino Kambeitz recorded the Royals’ first shorthanded goal of the 2019 WHL Playoffs. Both teams have now recorded shorthanded markers in this series.

Goalie Assists: Royals’ goaltender Griffen Outhouse recorded an assist in his second straight game. The Likely, BC native posted three assists in the regular season.

Back at the Barn: The Royals continue their Round 1 match-up Saturday night against the Kamloops Blazers at 7:05 p.m. for Game 5. 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.

Round 1 Playoff Schedule: Victoria’s first round playoff schedule against the Kamloops Blazers is as follows:

Game 5 – Saturday, March 30th – Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre – 7:05 p.m.

Game 6 – Monday, April 1st – Sandman Centre – 7:00 p.m.

Game 7 – Wednesday April 3rd – Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre – 7:05 p.m. (If necessary)