Royals Patrik Polivka is Team’s Player of the Month for September


October 5, 2012, Victoria, BC – The Victoria Royals are pleased to announce that goaltender Patrik Polivka has been selected as the Tip Top Tailor-Made Player of the Month for September.

The 18-year-old posted a 2.92 goals against average and a 0.886 save percentage en route to a 3-0 record during the month. Polivka’s quick start to the season was highlighted by a 23 save performance in a 3-2 victory over the Vancouver Giants in the Royals’ home opener on September 22nd.

“Patrik had a very good month for us,” General Manager Cameron Hope said. “He is getting more comfortable in the WHL and his skills are beginning to shine through.”

A native of Plzen, Czech Republic, Polivka also posted two wins to go along with a 1.27 goals against average and a 0.966 save percentage in September during the 2012 WHL Pre-Season.

Polivka in action against Kamloops last week (Photo: Glenn Ivens / Island Sports News)

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The Royals’ next home game is Friday, October 12th when they host the Kelowna Rockets for the first of a two-game weekend series at 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!

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.