Behind The Lens : A Royal Fan Connection

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Images by Erich Eichhorn (ISN)

Victoria, BC (ISN) – ISN photographer Erich Eichhorn captured how some Victoria Royals fans connect with the local WHL hockey team during their game versus the Portland Winterhawks at Save On Foods Arena Monday night. Some superstition and popcorn bucket heads may have helped the Royals to a 6-2 win.  Enjoy the off ice look !

Marty the Marmont looks down ice in reflection of Royals play – Erich Eichhorn image (www.allsportmedia.ca)

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A young fan dons the empty popcorn bucket helmet for goog luck. Thats all the Royals would need winning 6-2 over the Portland Winterhawks – Erich Eichhorn image (www.allsportmedia.ca)

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Second intermission reflection of the almost perfect ice. Now it just needs a goalie. – Erich Eichhorn image (www.allsportmedia.ca)

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A Royal good time for a family outing is always made better with a popcorn bucket hat and a Victoria Royal win – Erich Eichhorn (www.allsportmedia.ca)

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Superstition abounds in the Royals fan base ? Naw… not at all. – Erich Eichhorn image (www.allsportmedia.ca )

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Can’t hold anything against someone that comes to cheer on your local WHL Royal Blue team despite the jersy can we ? – Erich Eichhorn image (www.allsportmedia.ca)

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Doesn’t matter the age, fans young and older all have something to smile about at a Royals game – Erich Eichhorn image (www.allsportmedia.ca)

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After sneaking up on Marty, a Penninsula Eagle fan looks for a high five from the starteld marmot. – Erich Eichhorn image (www.allsportmedia.ca)

 

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