September 12, 2012, Victoria, BC (ISN) – The Victoria Royals today announced that the team has traded defenceman Brodie Clowes (1995) to the Tri-City Americans in exchange for their fifth round selection in the 2014 WHL Bantam Draft.

Victoria sends Clowes to Tri-City after the Calgary, AB native appeared in one game for the Royals during the 2011-12 WHL regular season. Clowes was drafted in the 2010 WHL Bantam Draft by the Chilliwack Bruins with their fifth round pick, 90th overall.

Victoria’s next pre-season contest is on Friday, September 14th when they head to Ladner, BC to take on the Vancouver Giants. The Royals will then make their 2012 WHL pre-season debut at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre on Saturday, September 15th against the Giants in the team’s final test before the regular season.

The Royals will kick off their 2012-13 home schedule on September 22nd when they will host the Vancouver Giants at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre. Season tickets and mini-packs are now on sale. Guarantee yourself the best seats by visiting, calling 250-220-7889, or emailing before it’s too late!