Royals crack BMO CHL top 10 rankings


by Corey St. Laurent

February 12, 2014, Victoria, BC (ISN)  – The Victoria Royals today earned the 10th spot in the Week 21 BMO CHL Top 10 rankings. The honour marks the first time in franchise history the club has been nationally ranked.

The Royals have earned honourable mentions in the BMO CHL Top 10 four times this year before being named to the list today. The BMO CHL Top 10 ranks the top teams in the Canadian Hockey League (CHL) as selected by a panel of National Hockey League Scouts.

Fans will get their final look at the Royals tonight when they host the Tri-City Americans before embarking on a seven-game road trip. Following tonight’s game, Victoria will not play a home game until March 7th.

Fans can save big at the box office today when they wear a maple leaf or red thanks to the Canadian Olympic Team! The Royals are offering $1 off tickets (excluding child tickets and those in the upper sections) for every medal Team Canada has earned in Sochi up to a maximum of $10! As of this morning, it is a maximum $10 discount! The offer cannot be combined with other promotions. Be sure to wear red or a maple leaf and show your support for our athletes at the Select Your Tickets box office today!

The Royals are currently one of the hottest teams in the Canadian Hockey League. Earning at least one point in their past 10 games played, Victoria holds the third spot in the Western Conference with a franchise-best 38-16-1-3 record. The team has also won its last six away games and returns home tonight after defeating Kamloops, Kelowna and Vancouver on its most recent road trip. Ben Walker has been on fire for the Royals with nine points (3g-6a) in his past six games while Brandon Magee continues to pace Victoria and now has 50 points (20g-30a) on the season.

Royals 2014-15 season tickets are on sale now! Take advantage of our special early bird offer! Receive complimentary tickets for all remaining 2013-14 home games when you place your deposit on season tickets for next season. Current season ticket holders are also eligible for over $6,000 in prizes when they renew their seats before March 14th! Guarantee the BEST seats at the BEST prices with the BEST benefits for all 36 home games by visiting or calling 250-220-7889.