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Victoria, BC- The Victoria Royals lost a 2-1 overtime result to the Swift Current Broncos on Saturday night. Glenn Gawdin scored the overtime winner as the Royals hosted Country Night at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre.
Victoria trailed 1-0 in the third period, when Austin Carroll scored a highlight reel goal five minutes into the final frame that would send the game to overtime. Winger Coda Gordon tallied the first marker of the game for Swift Current.
Veteran goaltender Coleman Vollrath went the distance for the Royals allowing two goals on 26 shots, and had a solid outing. Broncos’ netminder Landon Bow turned away 36 of 37 shots he faced for the victory.
Both Victoria and Swift Current went 0/2=0.0% on the power play.
Next up for the Royals is one of the most anticipated games of the season. The Portland Winterhawks, the team that knocked Victoria out of the 2014 playoffs, will make their return to the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre for the first time since last year’s playoffs. The game is on Monday October 6th with puck drop scheduled for 7:05 p.m. Do not miss the opportunity to see these teams renew their rivalry.
Interested in joining our Royal Family? Royals season ticket packages start at just $414 and offer a host of fantastic benefits including early entrance to home games, savings at the Royals team store, monthly e-newsletters, and first right of refusal on the same seats for the play-offs. Get the full details by calling 250-220-7889 or visiting at www.victoriaroyals.com.