Royals to Meet Blazers in Round 1 of Playoffs


Victoria (ISN) – The seventh-seeded Victoria Royals and second-seeded Kamloops Blazers will clash in the opening round of the WHL Western Conference Playoffs beginning on Friday in Kamloops.

Everett’s 6-4 win over Seattle this evening secured the Royals hold on seventh place in the Western Conference standings, and set up the match-up against Blazers. This will be the first ever playoff meeting between these two franchises.

Series Schedule:

Friday, March 23rd Victoria @ Kamloops 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, March 24th Victoria @ Kamloops 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, March 27th Kamloops @ Victoria 7:05 p.m.

Wednesday, March 28th Kamloops @ Victoria 7:05 p.m.

Friday, March 30th Victoria @ Kamloops 7:00 p.m. (if necessary)

Monday, April 2nd Kamloops @ Victoria 7:05 p.m. (if necessary)

Wednesday, April 4th Victoria @ Kamloops 7:00 p.m. (if necessary)

Victoria and Kamloops met eight times during the regular season. The Royals finished with a record of 1-6-1-0 versus their BC Division opponent.

Playoffs tickets are available for purchase at the Select Your Tickets box office located at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre. Tickets can be purchased at the Select Your Tickets box office, online at or over the phone at (250)220-7777. Group rates for playoff tickets are also available, starting as low as $10 per ticket.

Christian J. Stewart
Christian is a professional photographer and media professional based in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Currently working as the Assistant General Manager for Victoria HarbourCats Baseball Club, a Senior Contributing Editor and photographer at Independent Sports News (ISN) and operating his own freelance photography and media/pr company.